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"Management of Humanitarian Supply Chain" - The Excellent Application in Ancient India by "Asoka the Great'


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The 21st century management principles and practices have gone through a sea change in comparison to the 19th and 20th century. This new millennium looks for concerns of human beings and greater interests. All those management practices of European model and American model have started clearing up of the black spots of industrialization from the corporate governance and system practi ces. Japanese management practi ces have started delivering the value base management principles for the greater world with high level of quantification for quality improvisation by borrowing the concepts from the oriental principles and practi ces with revival and new coinage methods. As a matter of fact the oriental practi ces of management principles wi th human touch and greater social concern are the driving forces of change in the modern management. Indian management practices, principles, doctrines and arguments are in the store house of the history. It's the ri ght time for revival of the management practi ces for application in the modern methods and philosophy of management. Indi a in i ts oriental texts has the treasury of knowl edge wealth for rephrasing and moderation as per the disciplinary streams needs for application. This in fact i s one of the most advanced pragmati c philosophies for revival and reapplication for the benefi ts of the governance mechanisms of corporations and non commercial corporations of the 21st century. Maurya phase of the Indian history was the most pragmati c phase of 136 years of governance. Chanakya, the man, created the applied philosophy and the first empire. Asoka the Great championed the application beyond the texts that defined the future trends and both Chanakya and Asoka made the history that the worl d remembers as the excellent governance i .e.,the "Management of Humani tarian Supply Chain". Management is being re-searched in this article from the Asokan governance mechanisms and applications of principles, that's the great management system for the greater worl d.

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Corporate Governance, Supply Chain Management, Revol utionary Change Management, Life Excellence Management, Corporate Benevolent Governance
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S. P. Rath
Institute of Hotel Management (University of Huddersfield, UK), United Kingdom

Abstract


The 21st century management principles and practices have gone through a sea change in comparison to the 19th and 20th century. This new millennium looks for concerns of human beings and greater interests. All those management practices of European model and American model have started clearing up of the black spots of industrialization from the corporate governance and system practi ces. Japanese management practi ces have started delivering the value base management principles for the greater world with high level of quantification for quality improvisation by borrowing the concepts from the oriental principles and practi ces with revival and new coinage methods. As a matter of fact the oriental practi ces of management principles wi th human touch and greater social concern are the driving forces of change in the modern management. Indian management practices, principles, doctrines and arguments are in the store house of the history. It's the ri ght time for revival of the management practi ces for application in the modern methods and philosophy of management. Indi a in i ts oriental texts has the treasury of knowl edge wealth for rephrasing and moderation as per the disciplinary streams needs for application. This in fact i s one of the most advanced pragmati c philosophies for revival and reapplication for the benefi ts of the governance mechanisms of corporations and non commercial corporations of the 21st century. Maurya phase of the Indian history was the most pragmati c phase of 136 years of governance. Chanakya, the man, created the applied philosophy and the first empire. Asoka the Great championed the application beyond the texts that defined the future trends and both Chanakya and Asoka made the history that the worl d remembers as the excellent governance i .e.,the "Management of Humani tarian Supply Chain". Management is being re-searched in this article from the Asokan governance mechanisms and applications of principles, that's the great management system for the greater worl d.

Keywords


Corporate Governance, Supply Chain Management, Revol utionary Change Management, Life Excellence Management, Corporate Benevolent Governance

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