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Tuesday, August 12, 2003

This is an interesting concept that Mahindra-British Telecom (the company I work for) has introduced in an Indian corporate. They've recruited the services of John Buchanan, the Australian cricket team coach to offer "training and mentoring guidance
Buchanan to grind CEOs

MBT, a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and British Telecom, wants Australia cricket coach John M. Buchanan to grind its executives into match-winners.

Management lessons appear to cut no ice in the cut-throat business world of competition anymore. Like in a one-dayer, killer’s instinct is what decides the clinching score in boardrooms.

“Academic management studies alone might prove inadequate at times. So a holistic approach is needed to take care of the physical and mental abilities and aptitude of executives,” sources close to the deal-in-the-making said.
Also check out this link for the coverage in Economic Times.


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