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    They Are But Ichneumon... A Corporate Message

    Only when the corporate leaders and the HR function ever care to learn about Ichneumon fly (wasp) and their unique behaviour, can do a much better job than what they are doing today. In fact, they can do many wonders in corporate. The Ichneumon fly or wasp exhibits two totally...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 15, 2013

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    Nature has produced man only as

    yet another animal in this biome and therefore man is no way different from other animals from the point of view of his evolution or origin. He was a hunter gatherer once. The question is what made the man so different as what he is today? If the corporate people ask the...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 19, 2014

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    Busy And Busy, Are They Your Asset...A HR Message

    It is a very common feature in most corporate where the ‘doers’ are always asked to do things continuously. The bosses always find some defects or deficiency in the work done by the ‘doer’ and thereby ask them to do things repeatedly. Such bosses only want their people...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Dec 1, 2013

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    Most people in corporate often do wonder

    why they were only chosen for some odd jobs and not others. They, further raise such doubts both from the domain of ‘arrogance & pride’ as well from the premises of ‘fear and victimization’. Instead of developing arrogance, pride, fear or victim thinking, the people...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jun 10, 2014

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    Why They Fake Injury... A Corporate Management Message

    Even if you are capable, talented, knowledgeable and competent, still may have to play some tricks for success is the management message the mallard ducks conveys to the corporate. Post breeding season, i.e., after hatching the chicks from eggs, the female and male mallard...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 21, 2013

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    Why the corporate life has lot of problems

    and confusion? Why people often fight with each other? If we understand the problem philosophically, we can easily accept the truth of nature that none can be blamed, neither the victim nor the one who is accused to be the cause. What is good for me is and can be, good only...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 22, 2014

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    Know About Thorny Devil... A Corporate Leadership Wisdom

    Thorny devil is a small lizard that lives in some parts of Australia. This lizard, unlike other animals, never run away when encounters a predator. As the name defines, the thorny devil shows/exhibits its spiky body and tries to scare away the predator. Another interesting...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 18, 2013

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    Often we tell to people to move to the sides

    (periphery) of a busy road from its center. Walking on the center of a busy road is always not safe as it might invite accidents. It means, to avoid an accident, pedestrians should prefer the edge of a road than the centre. If we hit or hammer at the centre of any substance...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 6, 2014

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    Manager Ants

    Ants are the best ‘management model’ available in nature for the corporate world to learn about the ‘social organization’ ‘commitment for the cause’ and the ‘division of labor’. Besides their well disciplined social ‘sense’ and respect for the institution...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Apr 14, 2013

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    No Help But High Expectation...A Corporate Message From Albatross

    Scientific studies have proved the unique relationship between one of the biggest sea birds – Albatross and the giant Orca or otherwise called as killer whale in the sea. Albatross is one of the biggest flying birds with longest wing span. And the bird is also recorded to...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 18, 2013

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    Deal The Unpredictable Boss....???

    More often than not, the corporate employees find it hard to deal with some ‘cynical’ bosses. Indeed, they are cynical, unpredictable and un-assumable in most instances. It is extremely difficult for the subordinates to deal such ‘eccentric’ bosses. It is not...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Apr 4, 2013

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    Leadership Wisdom From Dodo Tree.... A Corporate Message

    The corporate trainers and the HR functions across the globe must learn about the Dodo tree, botanically called as Sideroxylon grandiflorum, endemic to Mauritius. The tree is indeed perennial (live for several years) and is also highly valued commercially for the timber. The...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 31, 2013

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    Why many animals and plants are listed

    as endangered? The possible and real answer will be their over predation and destruction of the habitats. If the above reasons were some of the major causes for the endangered status of some animals and plants, then why these plants and animals fail to breed in captive...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 22, 2014

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    Tell Them To Be Like ****...A Corporate Message

    How to engage people in the corporate, what kind of responsibility should be assigned to people in different hierarchy and what frequency the corporate leadership should intervene and interfere etc., the leaders and the HR function must know. Only through such wisdom, ‘right...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 1, 2013

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    They Are Kagus... Be Careful, Dear Corporate

    Most of the corporate leaders and the HR function would show a strong weakness to recruit/appoint ‘Kagus’ with a ‘blind confidence’ that they will make big difference to the corporate once they come on board. Kagu, otherwise called as Cagou is a long-legged, crested...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 11, 2013

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    Dear Moths, Learn This... A Corporate Message

    How many people in the corporate would have ever watched the wall lizard hunting a moth? It is not only interesting to watch the above, but it is educative as well. The lizard used to patiently wait for the moth to come close to it. It used to wait for minutes to hours. If a...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M May 26, 2013

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    Problems due to ‘partiality’ of leaders are

    common among corporate. Some bosses are known to be partial towards some of their subordinates and prejudiced with the rest. Even in animal kingdom, the existence of partiality is well known. Lion while defending its cubs, hunt and eat the calf of a buffalo or wildebeest...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 3, 2014

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    Are the corporate people,

    generous or parsimonious? We should look at the question closely from the point of view of interpersonal relationship and not from the gesture of philanthropy. All the vertebrate animals (fishes, amphibian, reptiles, birds and mammals including the man) have both the ‘ear...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jun 25, 2014

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    Never Follow Quality...A Corporate Message

    Most corporate leaders, especially the functional heads of R&D, Legal, Production (Manufacturing) or other related functions always claim that the quality norms they follow is unique, unsurpassable and un-comparable. The meaning they try to convey is that whenever they engage...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 14, 2013

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    The scientists from Australia have recently

    discovered the most curious fact about toads, that the toads (an amphibian animal, closely related to frogs) can sense the impending earthquake much before, in fact, many days in advance. The discovery further revealed that, they exhibit several behavioural responses as a...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Feb 19, 2014

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    Which is real, this or that?

    This question, most of us would have encountered at some stage in our life. Assume that your boss in your corporate have taken a position when he was with you and suddenly he changes his stand when his boss appears in the scene. People call it to be duality or dual behaviour...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 17, 2014

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    Thinking Elephant... A Corporate Message

    Elephants cannot jump like many other animals like deer, zebra etc. Should we consider this inability as deficiency or incapability of elephants over deer and zebra? The corporate leaders and entrepreneurs must ask this question and find an answer as well. In corporate, most...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Apr 10, 2013

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    The conflicts between newly joined employees

    versus those who are already working in the same organization for donkey years are very common. The real cause of conflict is nothing but issues relating to ‘adaptation’. The people who are working in the same corporate for several years are reasonably adapted to the...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jun 18, 2014

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    The electrons in an atom always work

    for stability and similarly the people in corporate for safety and security. The electrons in every atom hence follow ‘Pauli Exclusion Principle’ i.e., they always circle around the nucleus from stable low energy level to reasonably unstable higher energy level. Quite...
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    Corporate Should Know About Devils Force

    The bite force of Tasmanian devil with reference to its body size is much higher than many well known predatory animals and big cats. The Bite Force Quotient (BFQ) is calculated by taking the body mass equals bite force quotient. According to this calculation, the bite force...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 22, 2013

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    HR Message From Turtles

    In many corporate, some ‘smart’ subordinates ‘smartly’ exploits the ‘unawareness’ of their bosses to run their easy show. The advantage for them is that their bosses blindly believe whatever the subordinates say or are unaware of the facts. On the contrary, other...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jun 2, 2013

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    Was biology waiting for the failure/anomalous

    behaviour of physics to happen? The success story of diversity and multitude of life of flora and fauna in marine world tells nothing but only about the failure/anomalous behaviour physics. Only because of such failure, biology could exist in some parts of marine world...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 14, 2014

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    Need or competition or incapability

    or fear really keep people together, be as a gang or as a social group? The truth is that everything has a definite role. Interestingly, every feeling makes the people to be together as well as be apart from each other. It means, some needs surpasses the other needs and as a...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 31, 2014

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    Nature'S Paradox.... A Corporate Message

    Weight of the bone of most of the flying birds are less than the weight of their feather. One may wonder how the bone that weights less can give strength and stability to birds. Nature has different purpose and meaning to its understanding. The purpose of bone is although to...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    Is there anything called ‘burden of past’?

    Do people in corporate also suffer from the above? Is the concept/theory/philosophy of ‘burden of past’ is science or just a notion. If some scientific experiments are viewed through the kaleidoscope of management, certainly the concept of ‘burden of past’ is true and...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Apr 30, 2014

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    Many people often feel

    that they are far behind time. Similarly some corporate also feel that competition due to innovation of other organizations are killing them. The real question is that when the people and corporate would feel dullness and lifelessness? Is when they are far behind time or with...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 24, 2014

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    The Good Culture Of A Queen Bees... A Corporate Insight

    A queen bee stings only another queen bee. What is so much to read or understand from the above statement? Indeed a very important management message, the queen bees sends out to the corporate leaders and entrepreneurs in particular. The queen bee is the boss of the bee hive...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    Why most flowers even

    when they have sweat nectar inside them also have very attractive and brilliantly coloured petals and fragrance? Nature has done the above not for the plants alone to ensure pollination but also to ensure the successful existence of the pollinators. ‘Success of all’ is the...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 5, 2014

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    Crocodiles can never outgrow the pond

    or the aquarium they live. Should we treat the above phenomenon of a crocodile as an advantage or disadvantage? We have to understand the above from the corporate perspective. Crocodiles are very ferocious hunters, grow big and live long. There is no real match to the jaw...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 10, 2014

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    Differences Exist Together... A Corporate Message

    Cuttle fish is a marine animal, related to octopus and squids. The cuttle fish display the most astonishing behaviour than any other animal in the world. These animals can quickly change their colour and gender appearance to deal the situation. Such ability has been seen...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 8, 2013

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    Most of the talented

    and highly skilled people in corporate never like to see another person equally as talented and skilled as them. They always perceive such people as threat or competition to their peaceful existence in corporate. What normally most people do to deal such situation is either...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jun 1, 2014

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    The adult Komodo dragons are known to kill

    and eat the young komodos. Therefore the young ones as soon as they emerge from eggs must climbs the tree quickly and remain at the top canopy until they grow big. The adult Komodo dragons cannot climb the tree as they are quite heavy. The interesting question is that why...
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    Smart Lotus Flower Teach About Patience To Corporate

    Patience and perseverance are inevitable for success in corporate. Effort is although necessary and important, without the above two leadership components, success becomes elusive. Most occasions, people fail to achieve success despite having effort, smartness and merit...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 24, 2013

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    A scientific study has revealed an interesting

    aspect about peoples ‘preference’ versus peoples ‘capability’. The finding reveals that people are quite fast in reading sentences that are constructed with 100 words but however they prefer sentences with 35 - 45 words. It means they want shorter columns than longer...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 30, 2014

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    It is well known that the subordinates in most

    corporate usually feel, comment and say that their bosses are not doing any work and they are completely enjoying all the laurels of the corporate only at the expense of their subordinates. It means that, only because of their subordinates, the bosses could retain even their...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 15, 2014

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    Corporate Should Learn From Stonefish

    One should be quick to reach the target or quick to achieve the target? Do they differ significantly? Stone fishes are there to clarify the above doubts of the corporate. In the ‘mystery’ of corporate communication, most leaders miss to get the fact about people. In...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 3, 2013

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    ‘Inattention blindness’ is a common problem

    among people in corporate. Once the existence of such problem is understood and diagnosed, most of the people related problems can be dealt easily and the real talents and capabilities of people can be extracted. Inattention blindness is not just a problem but a state of mind...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 23, 2014

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    When Cheetah Hunts... A Corporate Message

    The successful survival of Cheetah in African jungle comes not just from its ability to run at great speed but certainly from its intelligence and endurance to an extraordinary struggle/hardship. Cheetah is the fastest cat. But compared to the jaw power of a lion or hyena or...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 26, 2013

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    Corporate Parasitic Nesters

    Be vigilant and watch out for honeyguides in your corporate. Honeyguide is a small bird, widly distributed in African and Asian tropical forests. This bird is extremely shrewd and extraordinarily smart when compared to many other birds in nature. One may really wonder to know...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 22, 2013

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    Wise Clown Fish... A Corporate Message

    Certain corporate leaders smartly follow the leadership style of ‘clown fish’. The question is whether we should call such leaders ‘chameleon’ or ‘clown fish’? To answer the question correctly, one should know the real definition of the clown fish leadership style...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M May 6, 2013

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