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Yogyathwa: Simple Access to Powerful Leadership

Book Description

It is a trade title and it discusses about the concepts in Leadership

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Brief Contents
  4. Contents
  5. Preface
  6. Foreword
  7. About the Authors
  8. Introduction
  9. Section 1 Mulling on the Definitions
    1. 1. Anti-Definitions
      1. Coding and Decoding of the Meaning of Words Must be Identical
      2. What the Authors Mean
    2. 2. The Confusing Synonyms of Leadership
      1. Is the Vocabulary Related to Leadership Wide Enough?
      2. There is a Critical Need to Resolve
      3. Trying to Resolve It
      4. The Pursuit of Leadership
      5. References
      6. Suggested Classroom Activities
    3. 3. A Complete Leader
      1. A Holistic View on Leadership is Important
      2. A Picture to Capture Seven Ideas of Leadership
  10. Section 2 The Core Premises of Leadership
    1. 4. The Common Soul Theory of Leadership
      1. Introduction
      2. The Overall Frame-work of the Common Soul Theory of Leadership
      3. Is This a Discovery or an Invention?
      4. When a Student Searches for Evidence
      5. A Consolation Even for those Who Don’t Get Evidence
      6. Summary
      7. In Conclusion
      8. Case Studies
      9. Exercises
    2. 5. The Chief Attribute of a Leader: Yogyathwa
      1. The Common Soul
      2. The Chief Task in Leadership
      3. Common Soul and the Natural State
      4. How to Establish Connection Between the Common Soul and the Head
      5. A Yoga Related Word Used in Common Conversation
      6. The Induction Effect of a Yogi
      7. Case Studies
      8. Exercises
    3. 6. Reasoning Out the Metaphysical Truths in Leadership Discussions
      1. The Question of Being Rational
      2. Leadership has Aesthetic Content
      3. Limiting Studies to the Material Sphere is Like This
      4. Should I Sacrifice ‘Rationality’ for This?
      5. The Process of Inquiry that is Rational
      6. Models
      7. Establishing Theories Through Proofs
      8. Pursuit of Truth
      9. Coming Back to the Common Soul Theory of Leadership
      10. Exercises
    4. 7. The Technical Nuances of Yoga and Yogyathwa
      1. Pursuing the Path of Knowledge
      2. The Relative Merits of the Two Paths
      3. The Origins of the Idea of Yoga
      4. The Theory/Model of the Universal Brahman
      5. Benefits of the Theory of the Universal Brahman
      6. Case Studies
      7. Exercises
  11. Section 3 Suzerainty and its Role in Good Teams
    1. 8. Under What Conditions Can I be Called Up for Suzerainty?
      1. A Conceptual Base for Studying Suzerainty
      2. Basic Postulates on the ‘Emergence of Suzerains’
      3. To be a Suzerain
      4. Case Studies
      5. Exercises
    2. 9. Who Ends Up Becoming the Suzerain?
      1. Certain Factors Up the Chance for Becoming a Suzerain
      2. Dormant Suzerainty
      3. The Exact Nature of the Agenda and the Members of the Group Competent in that Particular Agenda
      4. Skilled and Experienced Administrators and Managers
      5. The Preferred Organizational Structure for Meeting that Agenda and the Suzerainty Style of the Suzerain
      6. Selection and Promotion Systems Established within Groups
      7. The Presence of True Leaders in the Group
      8. The Actual Dynamics and Drama of the Situation at Hand
      9. Case Studies
      10. Exercises
    3. 10. When Groups Search for Good Suzerains
      1. Organizations Want Good Suzerains
      2. The Right Way to Say What is a Good Suzerain
      3. Selection of Good Suzerains Infused into Life Culture
      4. Case Studies
      5. Exercises
    4. 11. As a Suzerain to a Group, What are My Prime Concerns?
      1. Four Point Focus for Suzerains
      2. Four Steps for Pre-existing Organizations
      3. Failing to Communicate Agenda Related Information
      4. The Team Perspective Has a Three Point Focus
      5. Case Studies
      6. Exercises
    5. 12. The Fundamental Ingredient for Success of Organizations
      1. The Three Point Focus of Organizations
      2. The Chance of Failure
      3. Driving a Positive Spiral through Excellence
      4. Case Studies
      5. Exercises
  12. Section 4 Getting to the Heart of Excellence
    1. 13. A Study of Excellence as Evolved in Modern Thought
      1. The Disciplines that Have Inquired into Excellence
      2. Operations Theory
      3. Motivation Theory
      4. The Metaphysical is Important
      5. References
      6. Case Studies
      7. Exercises
    2. 14. Motivation and Excellence According to Ancient Indians
      1. Impactful Ancient Indian Insights and Models
      2. The Four Impeller Model of Human Nature
      3. The Variance between the Materialistic and the Spiritual
      4. Proof for the Theory
      5. Why this Four-Impeller Model Needs Further Analysis by a Student of Leadership
      6. Need for a ‘Performer’s’ View
      7. Each One Takes his Own Call
      8. Case Studies
      9. Exercises
    3. 15. Understanding the Nuances of Dharma
      1. The Study of Dharma Needs the Attention it Deserves
      2. So What is Dharma? And How is it Relevant to Today’s Suzerain?
      3. First Component: The Supreme Self
      4. Second Component: Rule of Law
      5. Third Component: A Sense of Duty That is Not
      6. Fourth Component: Era Specificity
      7. Case Studies
      8. Exercises
    4. 16. Defining a Leader Vis-à-Vis Yogyathwa and Dharma
      1. The Belief System of the Suzerain Who Understands Yogyathwa and Dharma
      2. How a Leader Encounters an Organization
      3. Dharma as an Imparted Feeling
      4. The Primary Role of the Leader in Dharma
      5. Summary
      6. Case Studies
      7. Exercises
    5. 17. The Metaphysical Models and their Scientific Validation
      1. Retracing Back to the Relevant ‘Models’
      2. The Four Impeller Model of Motivation
      3. The Common Soul Theory of Leadership
      4. The Model of the Universal Brahman
      5. Dharma and Its Four Components
      6. Important Conclusions from the Models
      7. Credibility of these Theories/Models
      8. Exercises
  13. Section 5 Pursuit of Excellence Through Yogyathwa and Dharma
    1. 18. Usefulness of the Theories/Models to a Leader in Practical Life
      1. Suzerains Please Note
      2. Each Generation of Humans has a Right to Choose How It Lives
      3. The Start Point has Always been Awareness, Understanding and Belief
      4. Some Important Aspects of How the Learning was Applied in Society
      5. In Conclusion
      6. Case Studies
      7. Exercises
    2. 19. Dharma of the Present Age: With Special Reference to Companies
      1. Spiritual Terms need not to be Put-offs in Rational Analyses
      2. Dharma Explains a Wide Range of Observations on Leadership
      3. Dharma in the Context of Companies’ Contribution to Society
      4. Dharma for this Age
      5. Case Studies
      6. Exercises
    3. 20. Why CSR and Ethics are Important for a Company
      1. The Company Footprint and CSR
      2. Ethics
      3. Case Studies
      4. Exercises
  14. Section 6 Unleash the Leadership Potential
    1. 21. The Suzerainty and Leadership Matrix: Understanding were We Stand
      1. A Map to Track Leadership Journeys
      2. The Suzerainty-Leadership Matrix
      3. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
      4. Mahatma Gandhi
      5. Case Studies
      6. Exercises
    2. 22. The Journey of the Complete Leader
      1. The Majestic Leadership Elephant
      2. The Journey of a Leader
      3. A Prayer from the Authors
      4. Exercises
    3. 23. Difficult Leadership Signposts Simplified
      1. Leadership Quotes: How Theories/Models Explain Them
      2. A Leader must be a Master of the Present Moment
      3. When Something is Accomplished under A True Leader, the Leader is Barely Visible and They All Say ‘We Did It’
      4. Let Him Lead Who is Led by his Bright Heart—Sirshree Tejparkhi
      5. He Who Does not Know How to Follow Does not Know How to Lead … (Mahatma Gandhi)
      6. A True Leader makes Leaders Not Followers (Tom Peters)
      7. Is the Desire to be a Leader a Self-Contradiction?
      8. Servant Leader
      9. Leadership by Example
      10. Everyone is a Leader
      11. Case Studies
      12. Exercises
    4. 24. Developing Yogyathwa Systematically
      1. Resolving that Yogyathwa is Life Fulfilling
      2. A Systematic Compilation on Practices that Enhance Yogyathwa
      3. Self-Restraint
      4. Following the Do’s
      5. Yogasana
      6. Pranayama
      7. Withdrawal from The Senses
      8. Concentration
      9. Meditation
      10. Moksha/Nirvana/Self-Realization
      11. Conclusion
      12. Exercises
    5. 25. The Interfaces You Can Use to Develop Yogyathwa
      1. When Traditions are Based on Wisdom
      2. Transforming Yogic Skills in Various Stages of Life
      3. Various Influences Used to Transfer Yogic Skills
      4. In Conclusion
      5. Case Study
      6. Exercises
  15. Appendix A Karma Yoga
    1. The Overall Objective of Yoga
    2. Karma Yoga
    3. Summary
    4. Exercise
  16. Appendix B Bhagavad Gita: On the Same Work Being Mediocre or Excellent
    1. The Bhagavad Gita, an Insightful Observation into Human Nature
    2. Will My Team Perform at Mediocrity or Excellence?
    3. The ‘Me’ Used Here is Impersonal
    4. To Be Devotional or Mindful of Results
    5. Motivating People to Work in Industries
    6. Case Studies
    7. Exercises
  17. Appendix C The Suzerainty and Leadership Matrix with Details
    1. Higher Resolution with More Divisions
    2. Exercise
  18. Index