Solve Your Problems The Birbal Way
By Pustak Mahal
Unravelling in the Court of Akbar, the well-known Birbal stories illustrate the minister's sagacity and problem-solving acumen. Today it has become trendy to identify various management and leadership styles with historical and mythical personalities such as Attila the Hun, Winnie the Pooh, Mulla Nasiruddin, Confucius and Jesus Christ, and with philosophical systems and religious books like Zen, Taoism, the Kabballah, the Bible, the Bhagawad Gita and Sufism. Against this backdrop, the authors thought it would be appropriate to unveil the managerial wisdom and problem-solving principles that Birbal's stories embody.