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Selected Case

published: 27 May 2013

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Industry: Diamond Industry
  • Region: Asia

Abstract:
This case traces the evolution of the personal networks of Russell Mehta, CEO of Rosy Blue, as he steps out of his father's shadow to run one of the largest diamond companies in the world. His challenge is to adapt his personal networks to drive his organization's success.

Pedagogical Objectives:
Leaders need to manage their personal networks in order to accomplish key tasks and lead strategic change in their organizations. This case sets the stage for how senior executives develop and deploy personal networks, describes the networking style on which they are based , and identifies strategies and tactics to make them a effective mechanism to drive organizational success.

Keywords:
Networking, Social Capital, Diamond Industry, India, Family Business, Entrepreneurship, Networking Styles, Personal Networks


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