Conceptual Exploration of Leadership Phenomenon through 'Vedanta Model of Leadership’

  • Datta S. Taware Research Scholar, S-VYASA University, Bangalore
  • Sony Kumari Associate Professor, S-VYASA University, Bangalore
  • K. B. Akhilesh Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • H. R. Nagendra Chancellor, S-VYASA University, Bangalore
Keywords: Leadership, Vedanta Model of Leadership


This article is providing a conceptual model for development of leadership competencies. Considering leadership as a phenomenon of Complex Adaptive Systems comprising multiple components as leader, follower and context; authors explore 'Vedanta Model of Leadership' based on Philosophy of Advaita Vedanta by Adi Shankaracharya. Organisations are manifestations of a complex phenomenon which can be explained through triad concept of Self-People-Situations representing Brahman-Jiva-Prakruti model of Existence.