Indian Management ( influences of western culture)

Indian Management borrowed from west

When fist wrote few articles on management, my blogger friends mentioning, this similar to what “Count your chicken before you hatch”. After that I wrote “Indian Leadership” with similar set of ideas.

Following article base my experience in working IT industry as well as observations. This is generic, this would not represent my current an earlier firms.

India’s culture

1.We were ruled and dictate by Ramayana and Mahabharata (Great Epic stories), which were taught and practiced in India. There were “n” number of movies and books.

2.Family culture is very much there and great bonding support, as we grow-up. Father/elders mostly set direction

3.People/Relatives are friendly. And we get good support from every one as we grow-up.

4.India’s gurukul ( olden school methods) till linger in mind (from kings and rulers)

What is working due to Western Influence?

1.We were ruled and dictate by British and their culture a well as American culture is followed. Also Japanese also influenced western  people

British Culture

2.What Indians follow:

a.TQM – Total Quality management 

(management for continuously improving the quality of products and processes)

b.JIT  – Just in Time policy (Lean):

Just in time (JIT) is a production strategy that strives to improve a business return on investment by reducing in-process inventory and associated carrying costs. To meet JIT objectives, the process relies on signals or Kanban

c.Balance score card

The balanced scorecard (BSC) is a strategy performance management tool – a semi-standard structured report, supported by design methods and automation tools, that can be used by managers to keep track of the execution of activities by the staff within their control and to monitor the consequences arising from these actions

d.Business Process Management

Business process re-engineering is a business management strategy, originally pioneered in the early 1990s, focusing on the analysis and design of workflows and processes within an organization

e. Management by Objective (MBO)

Management by objectives (MBO), also known as management by results (MBR), is a process of defining objectives within an organization so that management and employees agree to the objectives and understand what they need to do in the organization in order to achieve them.

e.And many others

What is not working due to Western Influence?

1.Short term goals and vision

2.Hire and Fire policy

3.360 degrees appraisal system 

In human resources or industrial psychology, 360-degree feedback, also known as multi-rater feedback, multi source feedback, or multi source assessment, is feedback that comes from members of an employee’s immediate work circle. Most often, 360-degree feedback will include direct feedback from an employee’s subordinates, peers, and supervisor(s), as well as a self-evaluation

4. Open door policy: 

What Indian’s need?

1.Friendly bosses and atmosphere

2.Long term employment 

3.Good career path

4.Clear direction and Parental family kind of culture

Final words

Hope you have like this, please feel free to comment. 

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