‘Actions speak louder than words’ is a saying we are all familiar with. Mahatma Gandhi is idolized and worshipped in India as the epitome of striving for perfection. The name, Mahatma Gandhi evokes the image of truth personified, who has been revered by masses & strangely even by his opponents. He was known to be thinker, philosopher, leader, politician, saint and many more roles for which he donned the caps simultaneously.
As management professionals, we see a great CEO in Mahatma. The management principles that his life reflects, are inherent part of modern management practices. His lessons has become even more relevant in todays world. They are timeless wisdom which will enlighten till eternity.
He lived the lessons, taught by actions; and led from the front. Whoever thought that through Satyagraha – a Non Cooperation movement, in a non-violent struggle, India will achieve freedom from the mighty British Empire.
Here is a presentation on Gandhi as an effective Leader & Manager.