Garland of Incompetence

Garland of Incompetence : Economy Edition

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This book is a humorous piece of work designed to provide mirth and laughter. It presents a combination of real life situations, coincidence, observations and fiction. It gives a representative picture of attitudes and actions of individuals from different walks of life. Incompetence is a vast subject, a phenomenon which has crept into many fields of human activity. Yet an attempt is made to portray various aspects of incompetence. These include indifference of authorities and imaginary addresses to highlight incompetence. It reveals system incompetence which has contaminating influence with economic consequences. When such individuals try to solve a problem they offer crude decisions and solutions. The names and characters in the book are purely imaginary. Incompetence is classified under three main familiar heads viz, politics, bureaucracy and management. The funny expressions used by individuals and their loyalty to the hub of incompetence which has assumed the status of an icon of stupidity find place in the book. No doubt at times this causes embarrassment to the organizations especially .to the PR Department. Incompetence leaves impact on policies akin to a genius which in fact is the product of serendipity. These individuals become or create brand ambassadors producing crisis and reward serendipity. Incompetence gives rise to crises of a repetitive nature. Sometimes it brings rewards to the inventor of incompetence just because the judge or assessing authority also is in the same category. This also results in rewarding serendipity. Ultimately the costs of incompetence become great the public becomes the victim. Wastage of generated due to primitive methods of operations. But the authorities cover up incompetence by stretching the definition to include it under competence. Anyway there is lot of fun and humor provided by incidents of incompetence which are the enjoyable social intangibles. It is only because of the wide variety of incarnations incompetence assumes, it is considered appropriate to name the book as a garland of incompetence. No doubt the underlying theme though incompetence and several facets of it, is humor for relaxation and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514745186
  • 9781514745182

About MR Ramaswamy Thanu

Thanu Ramaswamy (b.1934) holds an Honors Degree in Economics from the Kerala University and MBA from the IIM Ahmadabad He is a Certified Management Consultant. His publications include "Leadership, Poverty and Social Security" and "Managerial Approach to Happiness" apart from over 550 articles on various topics relating to economics, management, humor, life style, health and spirituality. He has presented papers at national conventions and Asia Pacific Conference of Management Consultants and was a speaker at the 1st World Parliament on Spirituality. He writes books on value based management with spiritual orientation. For more details and his books visit thanu more