B. Mahadevan is a professor of Operations Management at the Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru, where he has been teaching since 1992. Professor Mahadevan has more than 25 years of wide-ranging experience in teaching, research, consulting, and academic administration at IIM, Bengaluru and other reputed institutions such as IIT Delhi and XLRI, Jamshedpur. He was a visiting scholar at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 1999–2000. He was also a retainer consultant to Deloitte Consulting LLP, USA, in 2001–2002. He was earlier Chief Editor of the IIMB Management Review.
Dr.Gauri Mahulikar was the Gurudev Tagore Chair of Comparative Literature Professor and former head of the department of Sanskrit at the Mumbai University. She holds a Doctorate in Sanskrit on ‘Vedic Elements in Puranic Mantras and Rituals’. An author, who has published six books and over 80 research articles in English, Marathi, Hindi and Sanskrit, Dr.Mahulikar has mentored several doctoral Students; twelve of whom have successfully earned their doctorates.
Unless we have a definite faith in the goal of our existence, and unless we believe, work for, and actually come to experience the goal positively as an existent factor, there is no hope of any plan becoming successful.