Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), one of the promoters and founder members of All India Management Association (AMA, the apex body for management profession in India) is a promoter of professional management education through its innovative programmes and initiatives. This august body invited Professor Saikat Sen, Director, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM, an initiative of Sri Aurobindo Society) to deliver a talk on ‘Leadership by Consciousness’ on May 27, 2015. More than 150 people from different businesses, professions, industries, government officials and academics attended and appreciated the discourse.
Professor Sen discussed the relevance of consciousness in present business, evolution of leadership, fundamental principles of the integral approach to leadership, as propounded by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, with audio-video case studies and suitable examples. He also discussed about different successful models and techniques developed world over to apply it in practical field. The participants valued the session and welcomed the message, as was apparent by the lengthy interaction with the speaker in the end. The talk has opened doors to many enlightened discussions and applications of leadership in the future.