Sharath Gayakwad-Conquering Adversity

            

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Case Code : CLBS141
Period : 2003 - 2014
Publication date : 2015
Teaching Note :No
Subject :Business Strategy
Case Length : 02 Pages
Countries : India
Industry : Sports

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The case is about US-based Airline Allegiant Air (ALGT) which, through its unique low-cost business model, became one of the most profitable airlines in the country. It discusses some of the strategies adopted by the company that made it highly successful.

Issues:

Understand how Sharath Gayakwad overcame adversities to emerge successful.
Examine the traits of a successful Sportsman.
Discuss what individuals and companies can learn from sportsmen like Gayakwad.

Introduction

On October 27, 2014, Sharath Gayakwad (Sharath), a Paralympics swimmer, set a new record when he won six medals in the Asian Para Games held in Incheon (South Korea). Sharath broke the 28-year-old record set by athlete P T Usha for winning the maximum number of medals in a multi-discipline event....

Questions:
1. Examine the traits that helped Gayakwad become one of the most successful athletes in India
2. What do you attribute Gayakwad’s success to? Explain.

Key words:
Sharath Gayakwad, Paralympic Swimming, Physical Challenge & Adversities







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