Professor Debashis Chatterjee has taught leadership classes at Harvard University and at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Calcutta, Lucknow, and Kozhikode, for nearly two decades. He has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship twice for pre-doctoral and postdoctoral work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. His published work includes six books, such as Leading Consciously (Foreword by Peter M. Senge) and Break Free (Penguin), that have been translated into several international
languages. He has trained more than 10,000 managers globally in Fortune 100 corporations and has served as leadership coach to political leaders and CEOs of major Indian
organizations. He has served as Dean of an international business school in Singapore. A pioneer in the field of Asian models in leadership, Professor Chatterjee is currently
Director of the IIM, Kozhikode. He also serves as an independent director on the boards of several multinational and Indian companies. He can be reached at successsutras@gmail .com and on the Web at www.debchat.com.
"Chatterjee presents and explains diverse threads of ancient wisdom teachings, relating these insights to the challenges
of leading contemporary organizations. He does so with remarkable clarity, simplicity and persuasiveness."
- Dr. Peter M. Senge, Management Guru MIT, Author of Fifth Discipline
"Chatterjee will make leaders think more deeply about what it is they actually do."
- Mrs Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada
"A refreshing contrast to our conventional management wisdom"
- Professor Kenneth Goodpaster, Harvard Business School
"Debashis offers, through experiential methods, an opportunity for individuals to experience the power of the mind through visioning, concentration, and focusing on personal and corporate change."
- Top Philips, Plant Manager, Ford Motor Company
“In Timeless Leadership Debashis Chatterjee returns to the leadership sutras of the Bhagavad Gita to explore the timeless principles of leadership that will enable modern-day leaders to discover the core of their leadership and sustain their effectiveness.”
-Bill George Professor, Harvard Business School, former chief executive, Medtronic, and author of True North.
“Timeless Leadership provides a wide canvas for the young and emerging leaders to introspect, discover and chart out an effective leadership journey.”
-Narayana N. R. Murthy Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Technologies Limited.
“Bound to become a true classic.”
Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Research Professor, Yale University, and CEO, The Roosevelt Group
““Timeless Leadership is both timeless and borderless. It is timeless because the principles of leadership espoused thousands of years ago are contemporary. It is borderless because it transcends all situations of leadership dilemmas, internal conflicts and ultimate resolutions. My congratulations to Debashis Chatterjee.”
Prof. Jagdish Sheth, Marketing Guru and World Renowned Author
“Prof. Debashis Chatterjee has brought out a refreshing and inspired approach to the Bhagawad Geeta in Timeless Leadership through 18 Timeless Sutras. He has skilfully outlined the ideals of our modern society and their applications in managerial life.”
Swami Tejomayananda,Chairman and Spiritual Head, Chinmaya Mission.
"Timeless Leadership is one of the most profound books about leadership in ages. This book goes way beyond the typical questions about how to motivate people, or how to get people aligned with your vision for the organization. Timeless Leadership guides leaders in how to address the deeper questions of the purpose and meaning of life, and provides ancient wisdom for some of the most difficult challenges faced by modern day leaders. This book is both intensely spiritual and eminently practical."
Judi Neal, Ph.D, Director, Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
“Timeless Leadership is an invaluable contribution to the literature on leadership. In his inimitable style and with an extraordinary gift for compelling metaphors, Debashis Chatterjee brings the eternal truths of the Bhagavad Gita to fresh and vibrant life, ready to be absorbed and applied by leaders of all types of organizations. Prof. Chatterjee has arrived at the “simplicity on the other side of complexity,” the mark of true mastery of his subject. This book is a treasure, a must read for any one aspiring to be a conscious business leader and a fully realized human being.”
Rajendra Sisodia | Professor of Marketing | BENTLEY UNIVERSITY
“Chatterjee’s leader is courageous but also humbled by the quest for profound self-knowledge that leads to truth and the ability to work with the devotion of ‘love made visible.’ Anyone seeking clarity about leadership’s ultimate foundation will embrace this book.”
Dipak C Jain, Dean, INSEAD