Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā and Knowledge Management with Special Focus on Jñāna Yoga

  • Chandan Medatwal
Part of the Management, Change, Strategy and Positive Leadership book series (MACHSTPOLE)


Jñāna yoga is the path of self-knowledge of achieving the farthest insights in personal and professional development. From the decades, the concepts of Gītā viz., wise Leadership, self-awareness, detachment from materials, Leader as enlightened sage, self-Awareness, self-knowledge, and self-realization are important forces to command the journey. This chapter portrays the special focus on Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā and Jñāna yoga (Yoga of knowledge) to find the potentialities of knowledge workers amongst various organizations. The main objective of this chapter is to present the main abilities of knowledge workers in the organizational settings and to present characteristics they possess.

This study is qualitative and comprehensive in which literature from various sources have been studies for better understanding of the concept- the Jñāna yoga. This chapter highlights personal and professional characteristics of a knowledge worker in congruence of Jñāna yoga and portrays the facets with reference to cognitive and emotional abilities. The study regarding knowledge management, empowerment and realization open up the pathways to disseminate the impact of Jñāna Yoga on knowledge workers. It is concluded that the Jñāna yoga of holy Gītā has the most prominent aspects in extraction of personal and professional abilities in convergent and divergent modes.


Bhagavad Gītā and knowledge management Bhagavad Gītā and intellectual development Self-management Jñāna yoga Bhagavad Gītā and knowledge empowerment 


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  • Chandan Medatwal
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  1. 1.IILM Academy of Higher LearningGreater NoidaIndia

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