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Managerial effectiveness is predominately culture specific (Sharma, 2001). This means each country and community need to develop their own system of developing managerial effectiveness. Recognizing the important of culture in management practice, this paper attempts to explore managerial effectiveness from the perspectives of the Bhagavad-Gita. The Bhagavad-Gita is an ancient Indian spiritual and philosophical text and is more than 5000 years old. Chinmayananda (2003) asserted that from time to
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  Managerial effectiveness is predominately culture specific (Sharma, 2001). This means each country and community need to develop their own system of developing managerial effectiveness.Recognizing the important of culture in management practice,this paper attempts to explore managerial effectivenessfrom the perspectives of the Bhagavad-Gita.The Bhagavad-Gitais an ancient Indian spiritual and philosophical text and is more than 5000 years old.Chinmayananda (2003) asserted that from time to time an ancient philosophy needsintelligent re-interpretation to apply effectively in the context of modern times.Based on text and content analysis of selected verses from theBhagavad-Gita, some relevance of the Bhagavad-Gita in the development of managerial effectiveness is explored in this presentation  People, today is exploring philosophy, transpersonal psychology,meditation, Yoga, Vedanta, Buddhism, Taoism,and many other spiritual schools of thought.There has also been an increasing interest in integratingspirituality and management as numbers of articles on spiritualityin management journals are increasing(Kale and Shrivastava,2003)One of the ancient Indian spiritual textis the Bhagavad- Gita or the “Song of the Lord” , which provides the essence of the Vedas, which was delivered byKrishna to Arjuna more than 50centuries ago in Kurukshestra,India.  The background for the Bhagavad-Gita is the epic Mahabharata. The Mahabharata was composed by Sri Vyasa Muni (son of Parasara Muni)and was written by Sri Ganesa more than 5000 years ago and it has 110,000 verses.The Bhagavad-Gita appears in 700 verses (of which 575 are uttered by Sri Krishna)in Bhisma Parva of the Mahabharata and consists of 18 chapters.The Mahabharata narrates the war between two cousins;the 5 Pandavas and 100 Kauravas to claim the kingdom of Hastinapura.The Bhagavad-Gita was given on the battlefield before the commencement of the war.The battlefield represent our bodywhere an unending battle is raging between the forces of good and evil.
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