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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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    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...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Cuckoo Is Smart But Not Successful..... A Corporate Message

    ‘Crow or cuckoo’ is more in numbers in any given habitat? This should be the fundamental inquiry the corporate leaders should engage at. Crow is considered to be one of the most intelligent birds in the avifauna. Crow has learned the art of living in jungle, dessert...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 7, 2013

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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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    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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    The corporate bosses

    and the respective HR functions must know about one of the most useful chemical laws in reaction chemistry i.e. the law of definite proportion or law of constant proportion. The above law states that all chemical compounds are made up of elements that are same and combined...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Oct 23, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why many corporate leaders could not live up to

    the expectation of the organization? These leaders will have vast experience, competency and are also highly qualified but still they fail as team head when they are promoted to such role? It is nothing to do with the error in the leadership character of these bosses but there...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 27, 2014

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    People often adapts for success

    or for failure? Definitely for success only, that will the answer of all those whom we ever ask such question. If so, the corporate leaders must know a little more about adaptation and also must realize the fact that how adaptations can fail one if one has not understood its...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Aug 28, 2014

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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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    Business Only Come From Biology

    What is the best subject for the corporate employees to study? What they should ‘inevitably’ study and learn for their successful existence in corporate ? If we ask the above question, many would say MBA as the best subject. Some might say finance, corporate governance, HR...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Scorpion - Small Or Big Is Wise..... A Corporate Message

    How true is that only the smaller scorpions are more poisonous when compared to the larger ones? Is there any scientific data point to support the above claim? How the poison in a scorpion can go less effective either in terms of quality or quantity when they move from baby...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jan 14, 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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    Are we simply trying to know things around us

    or we are also rigorously trying to understand them as well? Is there any difference between the two? Nature offers a wonderful example to us to understand the above. All animals in general, whether it is predator or prey animal like lion, tiger, cheetah or hyena or zebra...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 20, 2014

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    Do Not Wait... Spider To Corporate

    Spitting spider managers/leaders are the most wanted people for the modern corporate these days. For the effective management of people and task, the leadership style of spitting spiders is needed and inevitable. Unlike other species of spiders those wait patiently for a prey...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M May 8, 2013

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    If we were to accept at least hypothetically

    the terms/signs ‘positive’ always refers to good things and on the contrary the term ‘negative’, refers to bad things, then the corporate has lot to learn from the structure of ‘nucleus’ of every atom. Every atom is composed of protons – the positively charged...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 25, 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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    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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    At the time of appraisal

    and performance evaluation, the corporate bosses must understand and remember the principle of conservation of mass. The above law should be applied to measure/evaluate the effort versus result produced by different employees. The law of conservation of mass states that the...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Nov 23, 2014

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    Most people in corporate easily loose their

    steam much before achieving their goal/task. Often they say that the goal is too hard to achieve. The simple reason they attributes to the above is that many external factors had affected their effort and those factors they did not consider while setting the goal nor could...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Sep 1, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Cockraoch Learning Must For Corporate

    Success needs smartness or sacrifice. The question is very tricky. If we ask the same question to the corporate people, they may be either find it to hard to answer the question or may say either of the above. Some may argue that the smartness only will take one to the...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Apr 13, 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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    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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    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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    Remember This Management Message When You See A Redwood Tree

    Do the corporate worlds know anything about the tallest tree on earth – the ‘redwood’ that live in the foggy costal belt of Northern California? The tree is indeed a very amazing and mind boggling species to the biologists all over the world. Always the biologists used...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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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    Fishes do not add more number of scales with

    age. It means, the scales that are present in the body of the fishes remain unchanged in the fishes from birth to its fullest growth. What really changes or happens is that the existing scales grow larger and larger vis-à-vis the growth of the fishes. The scales grow bigger...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2014

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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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    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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