Practical wisdom for management from the Indian traditions

Journal of Management Development

ISSN: 0262-1711

Article publication date: 2 September 2014

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(2014), "Practical wisdom for management from the Indian traditions", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 33 No. 8/9. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD.02633haa.004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Practical wisdom for management from the Indian traditions

Article Type: Conference programme From: Journal of Management Development, Volume 33, Issue 8/9

Conference programme

Papers in this special issue were presented at the conference held in Kozhikode, Kerala, India: Practical wisdom for management from the Indian spiritual traditions, January 12-13, 2012 at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

January 12, 2012

09:00-09:30: Welcome addresses: Anupam Das, Indian Institute of Management, KozhikodeGilbert Lenssen, ABIS – The Academy of Business in SocietyRajendra Sisodia, Bentley University & Conscious Capitalism InstituteTheodore Roosevelt Malloch, Yale University and CEO, The Roosevelt Group

09:30-10:00: Keynote: Timeless Leadership, Debashis Chatterjee, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, India

10:00-10:45: Keynote: Towards a Topography of Practical Wisdom in Indian Religious Traditions Management & Public Policy, Prabhu Guptara, William Carey University, India

11:15-12:30 Paper session 1: Leadership and Decision Making Lessons from the Indian Spiritual and Religious Traditions

Wise Decision-Making: Reflections from Mahabharata and Lessons for Modern Business Leaders, Prasad Kaipa, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India

Brain Science and Advaita Vedanta: Application to Collaboration Challenges in Work Teams and Business Organizations, Srinivasan S. Pillay, Harvard Medical School, USA, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India

14:00-15:15: Paper session 2: Leadership and Decision Making Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita

Leadership Lessons from Bhagvad Gita, Vineeta Salvi, Conscious Capitalism Institute, USA

Management Practices in Indian Religious Traditions: The Teachings of Self Mastery in the Bhagavad Gita for Management Studies, Patrick Nickisch, Religions Initiative Representative to the United Nations, Germany

15:45-17:00: Paper session 3: Management Theory and Practice from the Indian Spiritual and Religious Traditions

Religion as a Facilitator for Successful Cross-Cultural Business Negotiations. The Case of Christian and Hindu-Buddhist traditions, Gerrit De Vylder, Lessius University College, Belgium

Role of Integrative Thinking in Human Innovation and Enterprise: Lessons from Ancient Indian Philosophy, Nisigandha Bhuyan, BE & C Group, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India

January 13, 2012

09:00-09:30: Keynote: Practical Wisdom from the Indian Traditions for Effective Corporate Governance, M.K. Chouhan, Mahendra & Young Knowledge Foundation and Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability

09:30-10:00: Keynote: Human Sankalp – A Psycho-Spiritual EcosystemP.M. Kumar, GMR Group

10:30-12:30: Paper session 4: Indian Ethos, Values and Spirituality in the Workplace

Spirituality in the Workplace, Anil Sachdev & Snehal Shah, School of Inspired Leadership, India

Spirituality in the Workplace, Krishna Prasad, Bhumi Integrated Property Management Services, India

Embedding Spirituality for Professionals – A Study Using Movies as Pedagogy, A. Ramesh, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, India

14:00-15:15: Paper session 5: Economics & Ethics in the Hindu Traditions

Loans, Interest and Usury: The Impact of Hindu Traditions, Colin Fisher & Rajendra S. Shirolé, Nottingham Trent University & University of Kent, UK

Hinduism and the Global Economic Ethic, Murali Nair, University of Applied Sciences, Konstanz, Germany

15:45-16:30: Paper session 6: Indian Wisdom Applied

Practical Wisdom from India Applied in the XXI Century in Europe, Queralt Prat-i-Pubill, ESADE Business School, Spain

16:30-17:00: Closing session: The Role of Indian Wisdom in BusinessChaired by Debashis Chatterjee, Indian Institute of Management, KozhikodeGilbert Lenssen, The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Yale University and CEO, The Roosevelt GroupRajendra Sisodia, Bentley University & Conscious Capitalism InstituteAndré Habisch, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and ABIS