Month: June 2020

india’s sustainable development goals index

The below picture indicates Indias SDG Index, SDG Index is performance scorecard of India’s progress towards achieving SDG 2030. You can also click on this wheel to understand the Sustainable development Goals: https://in.one.un.org/sdg-wheel/

Fresh water – Clock is ticking in India

Do you know that fresh water resources available in the world is just 2.7% of worlds water? The rest of the water (97%) is in the ocean. Out of this 2.7% fresh water, approximately 30% fresh water (30% of 2.7%) comes from rivers, streams,…

Training Evaluation Framework

Which training evaluation framework is good? There are many evaluation frameworks available but the 2 most popular are Donald Kirkpatrick’s 4 Level Evaluation Model and Joseph Phillips 5 Level Evaluation Model. Phillips evaluation model is build on the Kirkpatrick’s Model. The five levels of…

Situational Leadership

The leadership approach that i like the most, Situational Leadership. It requires the leader to adapt his style to different situations. Employees move back and forth across the development continuum and leader has to adapt his style to meet the development level of employee….

Denmark – Water resource management

Denmark is the only country in the world where drinking water supply comes from ground water. Danish waste water treatment, sewage management, rainwater management, river water management, industrial waste management are the best in the world. Such quality of water resource management comes at…

Leaders and Managers

If Leaders are those who give vision, direction, inspire people, setting examples and building teams then who are managers? What managers do in organizations? Managers are those who manage the organizations resources efficiently and effectively. They maintain the steady state environment in the organization….

World Environment day and India’s SDGs

June 5th was World Environment Day, the regular annual event by UN Environment programme was postponed to 2021. COVID-19 is the result of excessive human encroachment of natural environment. COVID-19, like SARS and Ebola is a zoonotic disease, zoonotic diseases are those which get…

The bases of power in Leadership

The two popular bases of power in leadership are Position Power and Personal power. Position power includes legitimate, reward and coercive. Personal power includes referent and expert. Position power is when someone derives power from a rank or a position in the organization, like…

Sustainable development

India is one of the worlds worst among the developing nations in solid waste management. India generates approximately 60 million tons of solid waste per year. At least 50% of all the waste coming from urban India and which includes waste from chemical factories,…

Leadership Quotes

“The higher the self esteem of a leader, the more likely it is that he or she can inspire the best in others. A mind that does not trust itself cannot inspire greatness in the minds of colleagues and subordinates” – Dr.Nathaniel Branden “Twenty…