“Mind Maps in cover story of Baroda Management Association’s Newsletter”

“Mind Maps in cover story of Baroda Management Association’s Newsletter”

 

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MDP on Enhancing Organizational Efficiency using Mind Maps

MDP was  organized  at  BMA  on  5th  August’14  on  the  topic  “Enhancing  Organizational  Efficiency  using  Mind  Maps” The program highlighted the  importance  and potential of introducing  the  technique  of  mind  mapping  while managing  an  organisation  and  Projects  to  improve efficiency  by  Mr.  Maneesh  Dutt,  a  well  known  faculty having  20  years  experience  in  Mind  Maps  and  Project Management.  The  speaker  suggested  organizational management to  be both an art and science, requiring  the use  of  both  left  and  right  cortical  skills.  He  pointed  out  that the  multitude  of  organisational  management  tools available  in  the  market,  focus  strongly  on  the  logic, measurement and have in-effect, a left-rain  dominance. Thus  mind-maps  are  the  perfect  approach  to  fill  in  the missing gap  and  take  organisational  management to  a next  level  of  maturity  where  work  becomes  more  engaging and fun  resulting  in  more successful  projects. The  speaker also  shared  that  Mind  maps  are  flexible  and  natural  which mimics  the  functioning  of  our  brains,  hence  the  perfect companion  t o  t he  discipline  of   or organisational  management  for  creativity  and  effectiveness. Mr .  Maneesh Dutt highlighted  the  usual  practices  adopted by  managers  to  manage  an  organisation,  implying  it  to  be more technical and logical. He stressed upon an idea of bringing  forth  creativity  and  fun  while carrying  out  work and  projects  to  enhance  efficiency. He  clarified  the participant  the  ‘why ’  of  Mind –  Mapping as  a  concept  .  He summed  up  by  discussing  the  areas  in  which  mind mapping  could  be  effective    like  :  Time  Management, Scope  Management ,   Cost   Management ,   Quality Management ,   Human   Resource  Management , Communications  Management  and  Risk  Management.