Dr Rakesh Jain is an engineer with MBA-Masters in Business Administration (Human Resource) and Doctorate in 'Feedback Management Skills for Decision Making'. Not many, world over have pursued research in an area different from their original area of education or training. His keen interest in study of benefits of right feedback at right time to the right person and the limitations of communication and feedback have driven him into this. This started over 39 years ago while analyzing impact of misleading feedback about him by a colleague and how his boss handled it. It aroused his interest in studying how people communicate and utilize the feedback provided to them in their personal and professional life, to take their day to day decisions.
He has very rich experience in private companies and a government job followed by 36 years in a top fortune 500 company- last position held, a General Manager. Now he teaches MBA- Masters in Business Administration students in a very reputed university; trains engineers and technicians in industry as well as engineering students on energy efficiency on behalf Petroleum Conservation Research Association (Ministry of Petroleum & NG, Government of India); besides working as a consultant on energy efficiency. He is also a Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Ministry of Power, Government of India) certified energy manager.
He has worked in two Oil refineries, their company headquarters, an energy conservation organization, a research organization besides a television station and a power plant. Due to exposure in industrial plants and office maintenance; energy auditing and public tendering etc. in key positions; multiple interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and in diverse environments he has included many real-life experiences, issues and ground realities in a very simple story telling way.
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