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A Project report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations

Center for Human Resource Management & Labour Relations
School of Management and Labour Studies
Tata Institute of Social Sciences

I, Siddharth Shah, hereby declare that this dissertation entitled ‘Content Analysis: Evaluation of the concept and process of attaining self-actualization in the Bhagvad Gita Way’ is the outcome of my own study undertaken under the guidance of Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Assistant Professor, Centre for Human Resources and Labour Relations, School of Management and Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. It has not previously formed the basis for the award of any degree, diploma, or certificate of this Institute or of any other institute or university. I have duly acknowledged all the sources used by me in the preparation of this dissertation.

27/2/2014 Siddharth Shah

This is to certify that the dissertation entitled Content Analysis: Evaluation of the concept and process of attaining self-actualization in the Bhagvad Gita Way’ is the record of the original work done by Siddharth Shah under my guidance and supervision. The results of the research presented in this dissertation/thesis have not previously formed the basis for the award of any degree, diploma, or certificate of this Institute or any other institute or university.

[27/2/2014] ( )
[Abhishek Kumar]
[Assistant Professor]
[Centre for Human Resources Management and
Labour Relations]
[School of Management and Labour Studies]

What a man can be, he must be - A.H.Maslow
Man’s outward life must express his inward being- Bhagvad Gita

I would like to thank my guide, Professor Abhishek Kumar, for his academic engagement, rigor, and support in this research project. I would also like to thank him for guiding me to take a research project close to my heart and personality. I would also like to thank Dr Zubin Mulla for his help and guidance in this research.

Title: Relevance of Business Degree in reaching the board rooms of Indian companies: Rise & Fall of MBA’s Keywords: Management Degree, Corporate Governance, Career progression Abstract: Ever since the inception of Degree in business worldwide, its aspirants have increased exponentially with time. Arguably, it is one of the most sought degrees in today’s time. However, like other degrees and profession even this degree has come under the radar for proving its relevance. In this paper, we discuss the role of business degree in corporate ascent. How does business degree has helped in reaching the top of the corporate boards in Indian companies and also the trend with likely up-down is discussed.

Graduation program is offered in many different specializations across the globe such as engineering & technology, economics, social sciences, business etc. Each of the specialization has its relevance in different contexts for example a post graduation degree in social sciences offered by an Institute like Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India provides a platform for higher education responding to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity,...

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