School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi organized
Hi-Life Lecture Series where Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui,
Chief Operating Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited
delivered lecture on the topic "Corporate Warfare".
Adressing students under Hi-Life Guest Lecture series;
Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui urged students to follow "ME
Vs ME" principle to sustain and prosper in the
corporate world. He told students to be ready as the
world business environment is volatile and favourable
to our country. Citing example of Rahul Dravid, he
said follow ME Vs ME principle established by the
famous cricketer. As Mr. Dravid set his own benchmark
and always compared with himself to achieve his goal.
Such kind of benchmarking enhances career and establishes
onself in the corporate world. Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui,
who made his maiden visit to SMS, Varanasi also told
eventuality of global business and different HR practices.
He said 20-20 belongs to India and China as World
will see the business development in these two countries.
Sharing his views Mr. Siddiqui stated that India is
the youngest democracy in the world. Its median age
lies around 24.6 years which is next to South Africa.
This results a large pool of talent and productive
population which makes it an important destination
for Industrial and Global economic growth. Even the
most productive country in the world do not have this
opportunity as they would be missing the productive
As an HR expert of high profile company of the country,
he compared business scene of 70s from present time.
He said people has become more important than anything
in the industry; even more important than technology
and customers. As things can only be done by the people
through their innovation and creativity. Giving examples
of Japanese, he told students to make plan and execute
then success will be achieveable. He has suggested
not to copy the strategy culture created opted by
Americans. He also expressed his views about business
orientation and told the students to be business focussed
since other environment supports it.
Earlier, Dr. Sanjay Saxena, Associate
Professor, SMS welcomed the guest and briefly discussed
achievements of SMS in front of notable corporate
personality. At the end, Mr. Sandeep Singh,
Associate Professor, SMS proposed Vote of Thanks and
solicited his benign presence in the International
Conference going to be organised in the Institute
in February, 2013.