KB 22 Leadership

KNOWLEDGE BEANS -22 a huma n r e s ou r c e news l e t t e r may 2010

Highlights of this issue - Akshay Iyer shows the path for effective learners

- Professor Jayraman talks about how leadership goes in handwith culture - Vinita Chopra shares importance of ‘Communcation in leadership’ - Deeksha Jawa’s bean tip on ways to improve leadership skills - Anushree Nirgude articulates on‘Changing Role of Leaders’

How to be an effective learner industry champion space

Akshay Iyer

One of the common myths that exist is that learning is a one way process. Hence, the instructor is responsible for teaching while learners can passively absorb knowledge. Akshay is an Education Consultant at BMC Software. He creates online and classroom training for various BMC products. Some of his core tasks involve analyzing audience requirements, creating learner centric courses, applying the adult learning methodology, and enhancing the customer training experience

We believe that we have done our bit by registering for the training, paying the fees, and showing up on time. Learning however is a multi dimensional activity, which involves learning from the environment around you. Hence, the most successful trainers make you introspect, learn from other students, teach you, and ensure others learn from you. Some of the techniques that can help you become a good learner are given below. ‰ Be Adequately Prepared: The great car maker Henry Ford said "Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success." Ensure you are adequately prepared for any training sessions you attend. ‰ Be Open Minded and Receptive: People develop notions around areas like leadership and innovation.These notions are based on their experiences and they believe that these notions can work for everyone in every situation.There are always multiple perspectives to a single concept. Be prepared to accept that your notion may be partially correct or even incorrect. ‰ Don’t be Afraid of Failure: Sir Winston Churchill the British Prime Minister said "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." Don’t be afraid to try the

She is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration from International School of Business and Media, Pune. She has keen interest in studying human behavior & bringing creativity in human resource processes. the editor’s column Deepa Sengupta

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This edition catches up with the vows of leadership, the catalyst for any successful organization.The tips and tricks of leadership include communication and culture.

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