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  1. 1. Finding The Right Leader An Organizational Behavior Case Study
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Yatin Kak, Director in charge of the foods division of Kumon India had resigned </li></ul><ul><li>Key personnel leave the organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Tridev Puri VP(Operations), washcare division asked to take over </li></ul><ul><li>Asked to pursue growth target of 35% </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to build team morale and show the way to </li></ul><ul><li>a completely Kak dependent team </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Problems of transporter’s strike, demand for increased commission </li></ul><ul><li>Prasad not able to take decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Delegating work and providing complete control over the decisions taken </li></ul><ul><li>Not indulging in giving personal favors </li></ul>
  4. 4. Problems <ul><li>Yatin Kak’s resignation </li></ul><ul><li>Growing unrest in the foods division, a depleted team </li></ul><ul><li>Demand for a growth rate of 35% </li></ul><ul><li>Transporter’s strike and higher demand for commission </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory problem adding to pressure </li></ul>
  5. 5. Problems <ul><li>Chennai factory manager not agreeing to reschedule production lines </li></ul><ul><li>Kalra gets hospitalized because of a typhoid attack </li></ul><ul><li>Inability of the planning manager to take decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Indecision over Puri’s success in achieving the target </li></ul>
  6. 6. Yatin Kak <ul><li>Charismatic leader </li></ul><ul><li>He had built a very strong team spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Did not demand excellence </li></ul><ul><li>His team derived inspiration from him and worked to please him </li></ul><ul><li>Not organization driven </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to bring in changes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tridev Puri <ul><li>Transformational leader </li></ul><ul><li>He had a clear vision </li></ul><ul><li>Achievement oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring his team </li></ul><ul><li>Showing the path to reach the goal </li></ul><ul><li>He was like an anchor for his employees </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a bond between personal and organizational success </li></ul><ul><li>His team derived inspiration from him and worked to please him </li></ul><ul><li>Not organization driven </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to bring in changes </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tridev Puri <ul><li>Authentic leader </li></ul><ul><li>Participative form of leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps professional success over personal growth </li></ul><ul><li>Has long term perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Delegation of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to bring in changes </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tridev Puri <ul><li>Striving for innovation and new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Non intrusive in decisions taken by sub ordinates </li></ul><ul><li>Does not indulge in personal favors to improve morale </li></ul>
  10. 10. Gurdeep Kalra <ul><li>Worked alone not with a team </li></ul><ul><li>Neglected his team as there was no interaction with them </li></ul><ul><li>Able to achieve difficult tasks all by himself </li></ul><ul><li>Performance oriented </li></ul><ul><li>No morale building </li></ul>
  11. 11. Learnings from Yatin Kak <ul><li>Team spirit </li></ul><ul><li>If the leader is the sole anchor, then in his absence employees can’t find their own way </li></ul><ul><li>Leader can make a team work to please him </li></ul><ul><li>Goal setting plays an important role </li></ul><ul><li>as to what the employees strive </li></ul><ul><li>to achieve </li></ul>
  12. 12. Learnings from Tridev Puri <ul><li>Innovation and new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational goals above personal goals </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Work to achieve more </li></ul>
  13. 13. Learnings from Gurdeep Kalra <ul><li>Working alone leaves no back up in case of emergency </li></ul><ul><li>No delegation of responsibility renders a team useless </li></ul><ul><li>Hard work and being achievement oriented pays off in being successful </li></ul><ul><li>Perfection in work leads to quality </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent effort leads to solutions </li></ul>
  14. 14. Learnings from the company <ul><li>Over reliance on an individual is not good </li></ul><ul><li>Planning is important </li></ul><ul><li>Must always be ready to fight competition </li></ul><ul><li>High risk to company because of reliance on a single product </li></ul><ul><li>Strive for excellence </li></ul><ul><li>A company is not about individuals </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thank You <ul><li>Presented By </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ankita Maheshwari - 91007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ankur Sharma - 91008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navjot Singh Bindra - 91010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mayank Sharma - 91031 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nikhil Soni - 91038 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pragati Saraf - 91040 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dhruval Dholakia - 91043 </li></ul></ul>