Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya – A Source of Learning Leadership Traits and Skills for Sustainable Management Practices

  • Bhavesh A. Kinkhabwala Doctoral Student, B.K. School of Business Management, Gujarat University, India
  • Ravi Gor Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Gujarat University, India
Keywords: Leadership traits and skills, sustainable management


During the 8th century when a chaotic situation prevailed in the society, the very subsistence of the Hindu religion, culture and traditions were in peril and more proximate to vanish. At that time a great logician, a profound stalwart named Shankar, who left the world at an early age of 32, with an accolade of “Bhagwadpad Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya” and referred as Adi Shankara or Shankaracharya brought a radical transmutation in the society. This paper attempts to study and develop an insight from the life, events, teachings, lineage and practices of “Jagadguru Shankaracharya” and drawing out the leadership traits, style and skills for sustainable management practices which is the need of an hour