Integral Musings | Towards a Holistic Vision

An Integral Approach to management and human development based on the spiritual vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother with an emphasis on its application to various domains of knowledge and life.

The Four Fold Transformation–Sri Aurobindo

  [In our march towards our evolutionary destiny we have to achieve a fourfold transformation: economic, social, cultural and spiritual. In this compilation of quotes from Sri Aurobindo’s writing, the … Continue reading

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Knowledge-Management: A Psychological Perspective–M.S. Srinivasan

KNOWLEDGE-MANAGEMENT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE M.S. Srinivasan and O.P. Dani Published in Management Accountant, Journal of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.   We are told by economic and … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

Success, Happiness and Fulfillment–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Fourth Dimension Inc. Towards Integral Management. http://fdi.sriaurobindosociety.org.in/cms/index.php June 2011] (The seeking of happiness is an irresistible human instinct.  Most of us seek for some form of success, happiness or … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Science of Astrology – Pseudo or Genuine? — M.S. Srinivasan

            There is no other subject or field of knowledge which is looked down upon with such contempt, ridicule and scorn by the scientific world and rationalistic mind as the … Continue reading

December 31, 2018

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF EXECUTION — M.S. Srinivasan

  (Review of the book Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy and Ramcharan, Business Books)             Contemporary management literature is an ocean of concepts, theories, visions, … Continue reading

December 14, 2018

The Small Community and the Large Empire — M.S. Srinivasan

            A perennial problem in the science and practice of organization is how to balance the needs, aims and development of a small group or community with the larger empire … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Living on Less Than $1 A Day – M.S. Srinivasan

(Review of the book Poor Economics by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, Penguin Books) Poverty is a subject of great interest to economists and there is a voluminous literature on … Continue reading

November 5, 2018

Effort and the Output : An Uncommon Approach – M.S. Srinivasan

Our modern culture, especially the corporate culture, is heavily result-oriented, with an excessive focus on outcomes like for example, productivity. However here is an attitude or an approach from a … Continue reading

October 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

Ethical Dilemmas in Cross Cultural Management – M.S.Srinivasan & O.P.Dani

(Published in Charted Secretary, Journal of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India) There is at present a growing recognition of the need and importance of ethical values in the … Continue reading

September 7, 2018

The National Value of Sports– M.S. Srinivasan

What is the aim of sports and games? Is it merely to win medals in Olympics or Asian Games? This article examines this question in the light of a deeper … Continue reading

August 24, 2018