Team India – or 30 cr. Stress Management

Field trip in India – Strategic Leadership Development

Team India – or 30 cr. Stress Management

Easter cows

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Trash and waste are much more accepted here and you can found it anywhere which are appreciated

 

 

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Mikael is exercising some sweat reduction moves during some strolling

 

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Cow encounters are fun and welcome except when they are standing and blocking the only available walkway.

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Gates and guards are very effective methods to keep unwanted people outside curtain areas such as shopping centers.

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We celebrated Easter in a 13-stories building, you can see the Bangalore Skyline in the distance.

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April 22nd, 2014 at 7:11 pm

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Transparency in Bangalore

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The team noticed to be slightly above average hight in India, after some flattering ID-card footage, in addition to that, some companies has very ambitious parkways.

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However the driveways between the sites are a bit less ambitious.

 

 

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Innovation in the fax business

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The local lunch shack in the hotel is quite nice place to do some mail management from.

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Team blue-white (TEam India) enjoys coffee at the largest Swedish automotive company in India…

 

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Efficient(?) support from the ground operations provides us with water and transportation

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Mikeal is reporting in (once again the company are not aware of that we are coming), eating lunch (not in the VIP area this time), making some executives calls (not often that happens) and making new friends ( extremely happy guys)

 

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Coke at the poolside is nice, However in the end of the day, what does count is the transparency in the project team.

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April 16th, 2014 at 6:45 pm

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Flight GE123 to Bangalore

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IndiGo did their best in delivering their value proposition, and they really succeeded.

 

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It is not that hard to turn Mikael into a happy guy after some hard times trying to work in economy class, just order some local specialties from the menu.

 

 

 

 

 

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There will be several interesting encounters with companies in Bangalore in addition to that, substantial work load.

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April 13th, 2014 at 5:39 am

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Illustrative summary of the stay in Delhi

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The next destination will be Bangalore which will be the home for the upcoming 2 weeks,

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April 12th, 2014 at 5:16 am

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4xMikael, ordinary day at work.

 

 

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Team India shows of.

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Mac boosted my computer, which compared to the corrupted OS provided during the switch of HD in Pune actually worked.

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Everyone, the Gate of India, for the 2nd time!

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April 10th, 2014 at 6:40 pm

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Team India goes Cyberspace

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On our way to Delhi, Team India enjoyed all the benefits of Air India, the terrific food and some classic Indian Bureaucracy.

 

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Electrician are fixing the light so that Mikael can sleep.

 

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We had some great times in Cyber City, quite amazing in terms of huge buildings and the concentration of BPOs, service and finance business.

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Finally we where given the opportunity of having a AW, preferably at Cyber Hub, Soi7 really hit the spot.

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April 4th, 2014 at 8:10 pm

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Risk management and hard work

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“Executive week”

 

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This six course Japanese dinner made a welcome break in the curry-in-a-pot kind of food that Team India has created a fairly close acquaintanceship with. Our dedicated chef was unmistakably very pleased by finally find himself in actually cooking food this week. Team India was also exhilarated by having the opportunity to practice risk management in terms of raw fish, shellfish, vegetables and pork in India

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By spending one hour in a car, we managed to find some pleasure in contrast to all the business that we have encountered so far. This resulted in some empowerment from Lacost, which substantially increased the moral within the team, so goes for the first drinkable cup of coffee for the first time in 3 weeks.

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Everyday on the 12th level, there is a risk to take, the pollution is heavy and makes the eyes burn and the lungs to be neatly stressed. However it is quite beneficial for the ergonomic to switch work space when the post-it exercises really gets  you.

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March 30th, 2014 at 6:37 pm

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India goes routine

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Hard work requires reflection, contemplation and wifi access, three key success factors when conducting research

 

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In India everything is done in a never ending wide spectra of ways, as one can see, shopping is no excluded.
Either way, the level of innovation is always constant.

 

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Team India powered by Bjorn Borg and Coke, gestures that are highly welcome in this demanding project, making the members focusing on adding MORE value.

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March 25th, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Executive summary of the first 2.5 weeks in India

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The time goes on in incredibly high speed in one of the worlds most rapidly developing countries and no day is similar to the previous, almost. This update intends to provide a brief summary of the happenings in chronological order so far.

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Left: One of the team member seem to be MORE satisfied when arriving compared to in the airplane with somewhat limited space.

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In general, the research project begun pretty well including incremental efforts to study by the pool side.  The first 3 days were further combined with pleasant alternatives to refill the energy consumed as a result of the demanding schedule.

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Unfortunately the following 3 days did not correspond to the same level of energy compared to the previous days. However, this was not a big issue, including a 10% loss of body weight and a visit from the Doctor, and we were soon back on track again. Less is MORE.

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Once gained more energy we decided to take a sit-seeing to explore Mumbai a bit. The pictures above do to a far extend illustrate the current situation for a huge amount of citizens. The poverty is located next by luxurious hotels, which shed light on the extensive inequalities between rich and poor.

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Subsequent 1 week in Mumbai it was time to move on towards the next city, Pune. The trip became an exiting story since we were a bit naive and consequently we had a transfer in a approximately 40 HP “car” which forced us to turn of the air condition in order to conquer the mountains. 120 km required 4 hours of driving.

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The first to pictures above (left to right) illustrates a quite common view of the traffic situation and food. The 3rd picture represents the 2nd accommodation in Pune when it was time to conduct the first interviews. The final picture depicts one of the researches dressed for success. To summarize the accommodation and the corresponding half-board menu (not illustrated), less is MORE says it all.

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The upcoming 2 weeks will almost exclusively include work, when companies are going to be visited, employees will be interviewed and a lot of gathered information needs to be analyzed.

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As in Mumbai, Pune is similarly facing large differences between rich and poor where a few luxurious hotels or houses stands next to people living in a hut or tent.

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However, we are occasionally meeting some western influences which are more than welcomed the somewhat hectic environment. The fact that the weather forecast promises 35++ in the upcoming 7 days does not make the challenge to find a burger (without beef and with curry) less demanding. But we are having a smile in our faces anyway 🙂

 

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March 23rd, 2014 at 5:39 pm

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The project continous

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Today we are celebrating 14 days in India! Times flies here in the sun (40 degrees)

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Team India has visited two companies so far, which has been extremely interesting and we have met so many friendly and experienced people.

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This will be our home for the next two weeks before we fly to Delhi the 2nd of April.

 

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Contradictions, growth and development is the theme of Pune.

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March 20th, 2014 at 6:11 pm

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