Lecture by Harish Bhat on Outstanding Leadership at ICFAI University Hyderabad
Harish Bhat, Member Group Executive Council, Tata Sons delivered a lecture on the key elements of building blocks of outstanding leader, at the ICFAI University Hyderabad campus. He said that Ambition, Business Acumen, Courage, Dream and Empathy are the main components of leadership. He delivered the Third N J Yasaswy Memorial Lecture at the campus explaining qualities with examples.
Harish Bhat quoted the examples of leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Darbari Seth, Ex-Chairman Tata Chemicals, Indira Gandhi and Kapil Dev, who had great ambitions for themselves as well as for their institutions and the country. He quoted the examples of the leaders who led Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become the largest and most successful IT company for their business acumen and focus on one idea that made their organization successful.
“Empathy – understanding other people and caring for other people is another quality of great leaders and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama exhibited this quality in abundance. Each of us is a leader to our team and also to our family, and these simple building blocks of leadership will bring out our true potential”, Harish Bhat said.
Dr. C H Hanumantha Rao, Chancellor ICFAI University, presided over the function. Dr. J Mahender Reddy, Vice Chancellor welcomed the gathering and recalled the contribution of N J Yasaswy in building ICFAI. The lecture was attended by students, faculty and research scholars of the University and was also webcasted live to all the 11 Universities and 6 IBS campuses of the ICFAI Group.
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