Bhubaneswar:The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar(XIMB) conducted a leadership talk on ‘Managing Terms-Expriences in Indian Oil’, here on Sunday.

The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Director (HR), Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, gave the talk organized by the XIMB’s Career Advisory Committee, Business Management.This leadership talk enabled the students to learn about Team Building and Management, from real time experience from the esteemed speaker himself.

Mohapatra spoke about the importance of identifying team members as individuals with both their strengths and flaws, harnessing their strengths and working on their flaws. He also emphasized on the importance of leadership in a team, and how an ideal leader is not just responsible for the role allotted, but for leading the team ahead. He also spoke about risks in decision-making.

Focusing on team management, he prioritized appreciating the entire team in case of success, and giving constructive feedbacks individually. He also suggested on being empathetic as a person, which would provide an edge as well as create a difference in the society and the organization. He concluded his talk by advising the future managers in the audience to try fulfilling their personal goals, by achieving the organizational goals.

XIMB professor marketing, MN Tripathi, also spoke on the occasion.