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Asia Expert Fireside Chat: The leadership insights of Ashoka the Great

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You’re invited to attend an Asia Expert Fireside Chat hosted by the Curtin Asia Business Centre.

Event details

The Asia Business Centre invites you to attend a talk by Professor C. Panduranga Bhatta, who will be discussing the leadership of Ashoka the Great, ruler of India during 299 BC- 234 BC.

Wednesday 29 March 2017
12:00pm to 1:45pm
Building 401 Room 001, Hollis 1 Lecture Theatre

Professor C. Panduranga Bhatta, from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta (IIMC), will reveal “The Leadership Insights of Ashoka the Great”. Ashoka ruled India during 299 BC- 234 BC, and is regarded as one of the most remarkable kings in world history. The managerial precepts of Ashoka have been the guidepost of good governance, environmental sustainability, capacity development, and diversity management for centuries and are highly relevant to contemporary challenges in management around the world. How Ashoka resolved the leadership dilemmas associated with modern corporate challenges are relevant and instructive for contemporary leaders and managers.

Further details

A light lunch will be provided.  Please advise of any special dietary requirements.

Please RSVP by 14 March 2017.

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    About Professor C. Panduranga Bhatta

    Professor C. Panduranga Bhatta is visiting Perth, at the invitation of Emeritus Professor Samir Chatterjee, a Fellow at the Curtin Asia Business Centre (CABC) to discuss joint research projects. At the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta (IIMC), he teaches courses on Leadership Excellence, Creative Excellence, Business Ethics and Human Values. He has also been honoured with Dewang Mehta Award in 2010 for Best Teacher in Business Ethics and Communication and a gold medal by the Association of Indian Management Schools for securing the prestigious “AIMS-ICFAI Best Teacher Award-2011”.