Submitted by: Varun Paruchuri BM11059
OB Case Study
Joining XLRI after having worked in an organization (Infosys) for close to three years is one of the best things that have happened to me in my life. I was filled with boundless joy and happiness when I got to know that I had made it to XLRI. After having joined here, I was very happy to come back to studying and college life again. Everything here was excellent, the infrastructure, the faculty and the environment to learn. Subjects like Organizational Behavior highlighted the importance of being not only a good manager who is very good technically but also a good human being before anything else. It aimed to create responsible individuals who are sensible, knowledgeable and are good citizens in the society to whom everybody can look up to in their lives. Various topics were taught to us in the class and the point was driven home through effective use of real life examples, creative games and other modern teaching tools. The focus was not on the marks scored in the exam but on the learning and experience gained in the classroom. I have collated the learning’s that I have gained during the course of my stint with OB (I sincerely hope this is not the last one) below. I’m sure that as you read along, you would notice a certain trend in the learning and it indicates my progression gradually.
I learnt that EQ is generally a measure of self-awareness, which is extremely vital. I will attempt to understand myself before I try to understand others. Contemporary quotient talks about your knowledge of the background you are from and how you are able to relate to it. IIQ is a measure of intuitions. Intuitions are something we earn out of experience. Our experience gives us a wide knowledge that aids our thinking and tackling of practical situations. Next we spoke about the