|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 20: International Centre for Cross Cultural Research and Human Resource Management (ICccR & HRM), University of Jammu today organised a lecture on 'Leadership Challenges in Combat Situations' under ICccR and HRM's Prominent Lecture Series.
The resource person for the lecture was Major General (retd.) Naresh Badhani, who is an Indian Army veteran with over 37 years of rich experience in areas of HRM, training and disaster management as well as security and related issues. The lecture was organised with the objective of understanding leadership from a multitudinal perspective and connecting lessons learnt from the army to personal and professional life scenarios.
Badhani reflected upon various personal experiences in army especially challenging and combat situations wherein the pragmatic role of the leader was significant to contribute to the society and nation at large. He discussed various strategic leadership domains alongwith determining how adverse situations need to be tackled and strategic decisions need to be incorporated.
While throwing light upon the essential leadership qualities, he deliberated upon the need for leaders to indulge in the entire organisation matrix to ensure optimal performance by all in challenging environments. He also explained how trust, bonhomie, overt and covert behaviours, transparency, knowledge, conduct and organisational citizenship of the leader can truly make a difference to the functioning of the organisation. His inspirational thoughts, words and experiences left the audience awestruck.
Earlier, Professor Deepak Raj Gupta, Director, ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu, while welcoming the guest, introduced ICccR and HRM's 'Prominent Lecture Series' wherein leadership deliberations shall be made.
The lecture was attended by the students, research scholars and faculty members at ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu.