Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Ancient words of wisdom

Blending spirituality and management, Radhakrishnan Pillai, who has been instrumental in reaching the knowledge of Arthashastra to millions of people, is back with a new book aimed at recreating the age-old formula of management success for the modern corporate India.

His book, Corporate Chanakya: Successful Management The Chanakya Way, which was released at Reliance TimeOut recently, Pillai gives the businessmen ancient lessons of the state from Kautilya to manage and improve their lives.

Taking Chanakya, the third century BC strategist as his ideal, Pillai has managed to write a modern version of Kautilya’s Arthashastra by dividing the book into sections of leadership, management and training corporate Chanakya.

The book is Pillai’s own interpretation of the famous ancient texts of Kautilya’s Arthashastra. The texts were written in the third century BC, and stands as one of the oldest books on management in the world.

Full report here New Indian Express

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