Monthly Archives: May 2012

Which historiography..In search of the Unknown worker.

Just as every country has a tomb for the unknown soldier, every country should have a tomb for the unknown worker.  As part of exploring “Everyday history” to understand reality of working people in terms of their concrete lived experiences, … Continue reading

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Everyday history -Burnout dissected

This Friday, our weekly meeting of “Everyday History Society” had a very interesting extended discussion on the issue of Burnout which we had examined in brief previously See blog: https://prashantbhatt.com/2012/05/20/check-burnout-forum/ Dr.V.Natarajan (Nattu Bhai) summarized the article findings and discussion of … Continue reading

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Check Burnout Forum

As part of our reading group, for the past week, we have had some interesting discussions and readings on the theme of “Burnout” Issues  of burnout in medical professionals-Doctors, paramedics, nurses, managers in health set-ups came out. Key features of … Continue reading

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Remembering Studs Terkel-I want to conserve the blue of the skies…”

                        I think of myself as a Radical Conservative                                         … Continue reading

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Exploring community spiritual traditions-Ta-Pinu sanctuary-Gozo

If one has to take a visit to nearby areas of spiritual significance to communities from Tripoli, then the Ta-Pinu sanctuary of Gozo immediately comes to mind. How communities are organized around these parishes threading through various aspects of their … Continue reading

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Rabbit Diary

In childhood we have all heard of the story of the race between the tortoise and the rabbit- Slow and steady wins the race. Now I have a chance to re-learn that fable in my house as I was kindly … Continue reading

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Who is motivated? -Lessons from “Dog Biscuit”.

Who is motivated-I or the dog? The dog wants the biscuit, but it is I who wants it to move From “One more time, how do you motivate employees” Frederick Herzberg, Harvard Business Review 12th May-International Nurses Day is observed … Continue reading

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