Achieving and Nurturing Excellence in Organizations

Start Time

3 Dec 2018
09:30 AM

End Time

7 Dec 2018
05:15 PM


COD Campus

Program Director

Dr. V. N. Srivastava



Management literature has revealed that in recent years, organizational excellence assumed paramount importance in organizations. Much of the work has been based on the pioneering work on excellence by Peters and Waterman (1982). The work sent waves of further research in the area both nationally and internationally. Nationally, Ahmad and Chopra (2004) in one of their pioneering path breaking research study on: “Passion to Win” has evolved models of how winning companies develop and sustain competitive edge. Studies have repeatedly found out some important essential issues as to how business organizations can become outstanding organizations by achieving superior performance and competitive ability relative to others, sustain these over a long period of time and become globally competitive organizations. According to Styhre (2007), ‘powerful leadership’ is possible through effective coaching by appropriately blending theoretical knowledge and practical skills in onsite training. Kotter and Rothbard (1991) examined the three factors critical to the company’s remarkable success in the high tech field, the first as the powerful leadership, second as the strong corporate culture or firm’s philosophy and the third as the company’s management systems. Powerful leaders eventually emerge out as global leaders. Dhar (2005) identified basic beliefs and values of leadership, team working, leadership, people the main driving force for achieving high performance workplace. Team work and leadership development has been the major theme in a team work training intervention to improve performance of Indian Nuclear Power Plants (Srivastava and Bhattacharya 2007). The 5 day programme on ‘Achieving and Nurturing Organizational Excellence’ is organized to discover new pathways to achieving excellence.


The objectives of this programme will be to:

i. Deliberating on the challenges and issues for achieving excellence in the context of globalization and the country’s ensuing economic scenario;

ii. Providing participants with advanced concepts of management and productivity essential for achieving and nurturing excellence; and

iii. Providing insights on HR & OD constructs needed to be given new emphasis and impetus for laying strong foundations to achieve and nurture excellence.


The programme has three main modules:

Module I: Globalisation Issues and Macro Linkages for General Management Excellence

  • Global Business Environment, the ensuing economic scenarios and need for new strategic thrusts
  • Resetting the Vision, Mission and Strategies?
  • Organisational Leadership & Followership and challenges

Module II: Advanced Concepts of Management & Productivity for Operational Management Excellence

  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Total Quality Management
  • Total Productive Management o Corporate Social Responsibility – Emerging trends

Module III: HR & OD Constructs for Human Resource Excellence

  • Developing Business leadership among subordinates, focus: issues, problems and strategies for transformation
  • Understanding Self for Supremacy-Emotional Intelligence and Transactional Analysis
  • Conflict Management styles
  • Competency centric Performance Management Systems & Performance Management Culture
  • e Performance Appraisal Systems
  • Assessment Centres and Development centers – implementing competency mapping the right way and getting best results
  • Team working and Development


The theme of the programme will be dealt with by an appropriate blend of lectures, discussions, exercises, group work, case studies and role play.


Executives, managers, existing leaders and aspiring leaders head bent for achieving excellence in their zones of operations in Government departments, public and private enterprises.


Monday, December 3, 2018 to Friday December 7, 2018. The programme starts at 0930 hours on December 3, 2018 and concludes on December 7, 2018 at 1715 hours. The participants are expected to arrive in Hyderabad a day before commencement and may leave after the conclusion of the programme or in the morning of the following day.


The programme will be held at the Centre for Organization Development, Madhapur, Hyderabad. It is fully residential and the participants will be accommodated in single air-conditioned rooms at its campus.

The Centre arranges transport between Airport/Railway Station and the campus.


The Programme fee is Rs.42,000/- + GST. The fee includes tuition, board and lodging, courseware and other facilities of the Centre like Internet usage, well equipped gym. Local participants not availing hostel accommodation will be given a discount of Rs.1,000/- per day for the duration of the programme. Cheque/DD drawn in favour of “Centre for Organization Development” payable at Hyderabad, along with the nomination form be sent to the Head, Programmes Office, Centre for Organization Development, Madhapur, P.O. Cyberabad, Hyderabad 500 081.

Organizations/Institutions nominating more than one person will be given a concession of 10 per cent in fee to the second nominee and onwards. A 10 per cent concession is also given to a woman participant. In either case, the maximum allowable concession is 10 per cent.

November 23, 2018


The Centre issues a Certificate of Participation on conclusion of the Program.


Participants of the program will become members of COD Alumni Association.


Dr. V.N. Srivastava is a Ph. D in Management & Labour Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and M.B.A from Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He has more than 30 years of professional and academic experience in leading management institutes and organizations such as MDI, Gurgaon, IIPA, New Delhi, AIMA, New Delhi, NPC, New Delhi, IIHMR, New Delhi IBS Gurgaon. He has been a United Nations Consultant on Institution Building at Wildlife Institute of India, Ministry of Forest & Environment, Government of India and developed HRD Plan document for Madhya Pradesh Forest Department and Maharashtra Forestry Sector as a part of World Bank Forestry projects in 1996 and 1998 and the same was rated by the World Bank as one of the finest HRD plan document in any government department of the world. He has also been a Faculty Associate with Prof. Udai Pareek in the MHA programmee of the University of North Carolina, Chappel Hill, for teaching Human Resource Management. His teaching interests are in the area of Organisational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Organisation Development, Training & Development, Performance and Reward Systems, Leadership Skills Change Management, Competency Mapping, Team Building, Conflict Management, Leadership Styles & Effectiveness, Interpersonal Relations, Interactional Styles (Ego Management), etc.