Tuesday, December 22, 2015

THE LIFETIME.... 'AWARDS!'

The young man fresh from College who joined a Company on appointment was posted as the Supervisor and made in-charge of a small Working Group..

That was a terror responsibility with him as he had a hell of problems with the people of his Group.. Soon, it went to such a level that one day one of his Assistants simply remarked that he was unfit in his new Position.. There was no go, he had to fight it out else the life itself would be useless and so having been cornered thus, on another day when an Assistant said, 
“Don’t interfere with my Work!” he just picked up 
all the strength, straight away looked at him and said,
  • “Dear! I will and that’s my job here.. I’ll stop you, I'll check your work and I'll instruct you further on what to do.. You are no one here to comment on that except obey to what I say!”

with the very responsibility bestowed on him which was feeling shy all those days to come out!  Instantly, not only the Assistant but all around were taken a back with those words from him.. 

And that very moment, a True Supervisor was born in his place!

Life went on thus, years rolled by and soon the man was a Manager of mid thirties..

The job in front was really tough, he had to answer very much on the Work Schedules, his Boss never left an inch of margin there and thus was driven everywhere around.. The Sub-ordinates in turn were sore that they were not supported, soon settled with the average work outputs which really created a burning problem with him until a day when one of his Sub-ordinates purposefully picked up a quarrel with a colleague of another Group and asked him to resolve the issue as the Manager there, 
he just picked up all the strength, straight away looked at him and said, 


  • "Dear! You ask me to resolve this issue which you yourself picked up? Tell me first of all, who gave you permission to go to that Group leaving your active work? I am issuing you a Memo on this indiscipline…. Please answer me in writing!”

with the very responsibility bestowed on him which was feeling shy all those days to come out!  Instantly, not only the Assistant but all around were taken a back with those words from him.. 

And that very moment, a True Manager was born in his place!

Time passed that way.. In years, the Manager was the Head of his own Dept..


There were Weekly Review Meetings, all Bigwigs used to sit in the Meetings questioning on the achievements of the Head and he was once again a small man.. For sometime he had to search for words, mutter a few and soon it reached a limit when on a particular day in a meeting when he was cornered as usual, he just picked up all the strength, straight away looked at GM chairing the meeting and said, 

  • “Sir! There's nothing less done here from my side and nothing else had to be done.. The actual reason is, your own man had just by-passed certain procedures and contributed for the delay.. I've every proof of that!”

with the very responsibility bestowed on him which was feeling shy all those days to come out!  Instantly, not only the GM but all around were taken a back with those words from him.. 

And that very moment, a True Senior Executive of the Company was born in his place!

In another 10 years, the man was the GM of his Division.. And the max responsibilities were attached to him in no time.. Soon, there was certain unrest in the Company and when the new GM alone had to resolve it, he just picked up all the strength, straight away looked at the Core Members of protest in front and said, 

  • “See my dear Members.. My Division has to show a minimum Profit of……… in this Financial Year and It can never be less of that.. Your demands very much eat up into that.. I can never afford this and if it happens I'm never here.. Listen to me.. I assure you of an internal arrangement.. It's between you and me alone.. The total monies outflow towards salary rise is already worked out by our Finance Group.. I’ll leave it you, how you want to distribute the same among all the levels of people working in our Division.. I’ll not question on this but any one asks me, I’ll direct them to you alone.. Please go ahead with your Plans within these limits and get me the result.. I'm with you here; else I've to look out for other means of getting it.. Hope you understand!”

with the very responsibility bestowed on him which was feeling shy all those days to come out! Instantly, the CEO sitting next to him as well as all around were taken a back with those words from him.. 

And that very moment, a True GM was born in his place!

4 comments:

  1. So well written. The way you slowly built up the narrative and kept up the repetitive structure made this story a masterpiece.

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    1. Thanks Sunaina for such an appreciative comment on these Pages.. Love the same!

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