Senior citizens have never been protected by the Government as a class in India. Except for a few concessions given as welfare measures like concession in Rail tickets, concession bus tickets in certain states, separate counters for senior citizens in government, railway and bank offices, no other serious support has ever come from the Government. … Continue reading Plight of senior citizens in India
A Monk of the Ramakrishna Mission was being interviewed by a journalist from NY. The journalist started interviewing the Monk as planned earlier. Journalist - "Sir, in your last lecture, you told us about Jogajog (contact) & Sanjog (connection). It's really confusing. Can you explain ? " The Monk smiled and apparently deviating from the … Continue reading Jagajog and Sanjog ?
I reproduce a message I received through WhatsApp and an image on the way flood crisis is managed in Kerala. Rajiv Tyagi writes: From an Army officer who is at the forefront of rescue and relief operations at Kochi: "I have been in the centre of activities at Kochi. While there is no doubt the … Continue reading Great people of Kerala, showing greatness unparalleled
Idiosyncrasies at the Office Environment This post is my rejoinder to my post carrying a message I received in Whatsapp from a friends group on Abilene Paradox. https://nytanaya.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/what-is-the-abilene-paradox/ My response sent to my friend in Whatsapp group follows: “Very true. But in India, in the busy corporates, none has any time to think and effect behavioral … Continue reading Idiosyncrasies at the Office Environment
What is The Abilene Paradox ? Context : Corporate World. On a birthday, a family decided to go out for dinner. Husband asked wife, where to go? Thinking that he likes Gujarati food, she said: “Let’s go to Agashiye – The Terrace Restaurant!” His son and daughter nodded in agreement. On their return, the son … Continue reading What is The Abilene Paradox ?