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 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 · Leave a 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

The King-Sage: Indian Ideal of Leadership – M.S. Srinivasan

We are at present living in a world which is becoming increasingly global, interconnected, fast-changing complex and unpredictable. To manage such a world, the leader need faculties beyond reason. Here … Continue reading

August 17, 2018

Building Communities of Higher Aspiration – M.S. Srinivasan

(A higher aspiration beyond the mundane and the material, individual or collective, can be a great power for evolution and transformation. This article examines briefly this possibility and its implications … Continue reading

August 4, 2018

Integrity, Ethics and Governance: The integral View – M.S.Srinivasan

Integrity, Ethics and Governance: The integral View M.S.Srinivasan There is a growing recognition that corporate governance has to be based on Ethics and Values. But we need a broader definition … Continue reading

July 26, 2018

Listening, Learning and Experience – M.S.Srinivasan

True intelligence can discern the truth in whatever it hears and from whoever it may be. – Thiruvalluvar An ancient Tamil poet What is the role of experience in listening … Continue reading

July 23, 2018

Ecology, Ethics and Economics: The Emerging Convergence – O.P. Dani & M.S.Srinivasan

(Published in a Golden Jubilee Souvenir of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India) A very important development in the corporate world is the growing convergence of what we may … Continue reading

June 15, 2018