Choose the Enterprise and your Role

If we draw a parallel between the modern day corporate world and Mahabharata, we will find there were two corporate houses involved in the fierce battle. One was the Pandava Enterprise and the other, the Kaurava Enterprise. …

Let’s introduce you to the two enterprises. Both had a set of Board of Directors and employees- many times more in number in the case of the Kauravas. Both enterprises had management consultants to advise them- Shakuni for the Kauravas and in case of the Pandavas, this role was played by Lord Krishna Himself. Here is a detailed list of the prime members of both enterprises along with their roles and attributes:

THE KAURAVA ENTERPRISE

Dhritrashtra- the blind (not only physically, but more catastrophically mentally) boss; a dummy CEO- driven by his ill-willed son Duryodhana. …

Duryodhana- the Chief Operating Officer; he is a highly egoistic and blindfolded individual in terms of making decisions. He can also be titled as the …

Karna- the unwisely loyal Executive. Although greatly skilled, but all his greatness  gets eclipsed by his indiscriminate personal loyalty, which ultimately leads to his…

Dushaasan-

Shakuni-

Dronacharya-

Bhishma- the unwisely committed Senior Executive. … He resembles a senior executive who assists the boss in spite of knowing his incompetence.

Undoubtedly, even today, we can find people in huge numbers, who resonate with these profiles. Check, are you anywhere among these? Even if a faded yes comes, beware! Take immediate remedial steps to save yourself and your enterprise from getting doomed!

THE PANDAVA  ENTERPRISE:

Yudhishthira- the ethical mentor with a strong value and belief system. He always abides by the…

Arjuna- the perfect Executor. …

Bhima- … Highly skilled but…

Nakula and Sahadeva-

Lord Krishna- The Ultimate Boss (MD/CEO) …

To know about the Kaurava and Pandava enterprise people and their ideologies in detail, to learn the exclusive lessons from the context of failure and success of these two enterprises, read the complete article in the November edition of English Akhand Gyan monthly magazine.

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