Indian Ethos in Management – Revised TYBMS Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

SN Modules No. of Lectures
 1  Indian Ethos – An Overview  15
 2  Work Ethos and Values  15
 3  Stress Management  15
 4  Indian Systems of Learning  15
Total 60

Indian Ethos in Management – Syllabus Overview

SN  Modules/ Units
 1 Indian Ethos – An Overview
a) Indian Ethos


• Meaning, Features, Need, History, Relevance, Principles Practised by Indian Companies, Requisites, Elements, Role of Indian Ethos in Managerial Practices

b) Management Lessons from Scriptures:

• Management Lessons from Vedas, Management Lessons from Mahabharata, Management Lessons from Bible, Management Lessons from Quran, Management Lessons from Kautilya’s Arthashastra Indian Heritage in Business, Management, Production and Consumption. Ethics v/s Ethos Indian Management v/s Western Management

 2 Work Ethos and Values
a) Work Ethos:

• Meaning, Levels, Dimensions, Steps, Factors Responsible for Poor Work Ethos

b) Values:

• Meaning, Features, Values for Indian Managers, Relevance of Value Based Management in Global Change, Impact of Values on Stakeholders: Employees, Customers, Government, Competitors and Society.
• Values for Managers, Trans-Cultural Human Values in Management and Management Education, Secular v/s Spiritual Values in Management, Importance of Value System in Work Culture

 3 Stress Management
a) Stress Management:

• Meaning, Types of Stress at Work, Causes of Stress, Consequences of Stress

b) Stress Management Techniques:

• Meditation : Meaning, Techniques, Advantages, Mental Health and its Importance in Management, Brain Storming, Brain Stilling, Yoga: Meaning, Significance

c) Leadership:

• Meaning, Contemporary Approaches to Leadership, Joint Hindu Family Business – Leadership Qualities of Karta

d) Motivation:

• Meaning, Indian Approach to Motivation, Techniques

 4 Indian Systems of Learning
a) Learning: Meaning, Mechanisms

• Gurukul System of Learning : Meaning, Features, Advantages, Disadvantages
• Modern System of Learning: Meanings, Features, Advantages, Disadvantages
• Karma: Meaning, Importance of Karma to Managers, Nishkama Karma
• Laws of Karma: The Great Law, Law of Creation, Law of Humility, Law of Growth, Law of Responsibility, Law of Connection
• Corporate Karma: Meaning, Methodology, Guidelines for good Corporate Karma
• Self-Management: Personal growth and Lessons from Ancient Indian Education System
• Personality Development: Meaning, Determinants, Indian Ethos and Personality Development

Reference books for subject: Indian Ethos in Management

Indian Ethos in Management : ~ 
1. R Nandagopal, Ajith Sankar RN: Indian Ethics and Values in Management, Tata Mc Graw Hill
2. Bhatta, S.K., Business Ethics & Managerial Values.
3. Dave, Nalini V: Vedanta and Mana
4. Chakraborty, S.K.: Foundation of Managerial Work-Contributions from Indian Thought, Himalaya Publication House, Delhi 1998
5. Chakraborty, S.K.: Managerial Effectiveness and Quality of Work life – Indian Insights, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi – 1987
6. Chakraborty, S.K.: Management by Values, Oxford University Press 1991.
7. Nandagopal, Ajith Shankar, Indian Ethos and Values in Management, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 2010
8. Khandelwal Indian Ethos and Values for Managers, Himalaya Publishing House, 2009
9. Biswanath Ghosh, Ethics In Management and Indian Ethos, Vikas Publishing House, 2009
10. Joseph Des Jardins, An Introduction to Business Ethics , Tata Mc Graw Hill, 2009
11. S K Chakraborty, Management by Values, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 200



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