"What is civilization if not a vast and interlinked network of human relationships? With 'The Business of People', Dr Raghu sets out to teach the reader how to make these relationships healthy and mutually beneficial. The book manages to do that with a lot of flair. It also abounds in anecdotes that will often put a smile on the reader's face as he/she simultaneously marvels at the extraordinary mind of the author"..
Management Guru Bhagwan Sri Ram achieved flawless management capabilities through courage, patience, humility and wisdom. Different dimensions of his life have different interpretations, shades and lessons for all of us. He gives equal respect to all. He is a good disciple, son and brother, and a true friend. Abiding the path of righteousness, Ram is always truthful, and never shirks from his duties and promises. Apart from being far-sighted, humble and a diplomat, he is also a true socialist. H..
Leading an organization and its people to success remains a challenge for most managers. with organizations evolving and changing constantly it becomes even more difficult. Management theories and principles often do not provide solutions to the dilemmas that a manager has to deal with in the workplace.
A+ Manager DNA Decoded has been designed keeping this in mind. Drawing on his immense experience and extensive credentials Dr Raghu Korrapati has outlined practices that will set them on the p..
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Professional success, more often than not, means becoming a manager.
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If you are busy, here is the ultimate "quick read" - zeroing in on valuable techniques and strategies that have to improve your success in Business and in your Personal Life.
You must master the appropriate rituals and protocol to excel in today's competitive business and social environments...
Every literary work is a reflection of the times in which it is written and provides a vision of future realities. However, every literary work does not leave the reader there. It goes beyond. It attempts to provide a coherent moral attitude. This book, like all creative writing, has a dual significance both for the individual and for society at large. It serves to prepare the minds of people for the new age of information explosion. ..
For 200,000 years, human beings have moved back and forth between I-Centric and We-Centric societies. Time and again, we've seen the "I to WE" pendulum swing. Yet, history has shown us that societies that prospered, withstood adversity, and created real and lasting advancements understood the power of Creating WE. '42 Rules for Creating WE' is written by The Creating WE Institute, an international group of critical thinkers with multi-. disciplinary expertise, who have come together to..
Swami Bodhananda interprets the Indian philosophy, religion and culture for modernday managers so that they may attain excellence in whatever work they are engaged. There is an imperative need for corporate as well as public managers to produce and deliver quality and cost-effective products and services benefiting consumers and the common man. This calls for good management, which is only possible if rooted in India's own value system...
Becoming a manager is an exciting time - more challenges, more opportunities, more headaches? Whether promoted from within your own team, or brought in from outside, making the transition from team player to team leader can be fraught with difficulties. Not only do you have to adjust to a new set of roles and responsibilities, you also have to adapt to different expectations and ways of working...
Lessons in Lean Management explains how by using the philosophy of Lean, service businesses can cost-effectively improve services and quality for the customer. Using real life case studies, the book presents useful insights on how to effectively apply the principles of Lean management and empower people...
Canakya's Arthasastra deals with the different aspects of managing a kingdom, including management of men. The Principles contained in Canakya's work have the unique distinction of being used successfully in practice to achieve good results on a sustainable basis.
The management principles used in the USA in Japan are derived form their own cultural background...
Gandhiji carved a philosophy which he nurtured and upheld throughout his life, only to be known later as Gandhian Philosophy. The three cardinals of Gandhian Philosophy - truth, love and nonence - are so coherent, cohesive and co-focal that the absence of even one breaches the wholesomeness of the structure. However, all these elements ought to be understood across a much wider plane and in a much deeper sense beyond the threshold of their common meanings.
The importance of the human factor in..
"Gary Harnel delivers again. He challenges organizational orthodoxies and creates a sharp gap between what the future holds and the status quo. What Matters Now fits my definition of a true innovation: it is unique and compelling, creates advantage because it's ahead of the curve, and provides a significant value for leaders by underscoring what it takes to succeed in the 21st century."
"What Matters Now is an exciting tapas bar of a book, packed with nuggets unconventional wisdo..
"Professor M.S.Rao's book Spirit of Indian Youth - Soft Skills for Young Managers is an inspiring one sending message to Indian youth to script their success stories. The book helps Indian youth grow and unlock their potential. It encourages them to dream big and grow as successful global citizens."
"Professor M.S. Rao's account of what it takes to elevate India's youth to greater achievements is an inspirational journey to a greater purpose. This is not only a book for motivatio..
The book entitled Production and Operations Management is designed to help managers in making effective production and operations decisions. The concise and accessible style of the book is suitable for students pursuing management and other applied courses. The book effectively blends together the theoretical and practical concepts to make readers comprehend and apply these concepts in their studies and professional life. ..
Written by authorities in the call center industry, Cases in Call Center Management brings to light the strategic importance of call centers in today's business world. While large corporations have explicit call centers, small organizations, even if they do not designate a part of the organization as a call center, due to changing attitudes toward customer service, in practice have call centers. As interactions with customers move away from person-to-person to other interactive media options, th..
This book is one of the few texts devoted to the subject of Total Quality Management which has generated interest world-wide. The material is based on research work carried out by th authors and covers all the main aspects of TQM. It provides sound practical advice on how to initiate and implement total quality management. An attempt has been made to structure the book in the sequence by which organisations should set about TOM movement.
The book will prove useful to practitioners, academics ..
Maintenance functions have long been neglected in Indian industry. A few decades ago, there was a dearth of trained and motivated personnel as the job of maintenance used to be undermined earlier. But now, with the rapid progress in industrialisation, the outlook has changed and maintenance is now considered as a 'profit centre'.
To keep pace with the present market we have to manufacture and deliver goods and services which are on par with internationally accepted standards of quality. This ..
This book is designed to provide a mature, in-depth treatment of service sector management with an Indian perspective at the undergraduate level - and to offer continuity with a smooth transition to upper level courses, especially for students studying in business schools. Thus, the text will be highly useful to students as well as professionals.
The text unfolds with a concise, practical and unified presentation as to 'how' and 'why' the concept of service started, how competition has changed ..
THE NEW EDITION of this book provides in-depth and enriched Insights into all the functional areas of Retail Management. It comprehensively blends the global and Indian retailing scenarios and the trends and growth prospects for the retail industry in India. It explores the Subject extensively from basic retail topics like location-planning and store planning to the current-age global themes like multichannel retailing and international retailing - along with appropriate illustrations and cases...
Management control is an important component of management education. It deals with areas that are useful in corporate life. This book covers topics for the relevant syllabus of the subject Management Control Systems. The techniques used in the management control process are explained in detail. Key features - Comprehensive and exhaustive coverage and analysis of controls for different strategies - Includes topics on responsibility centres, the management control environment and behaviour in org..
Most inventory professionals would gladly trade all the "latest trend" books for one guide that would help them do their jobs better right now. If that describes you, then Essentials of Inventory Management is your indispensable guide.
In these pages you'll find ready-to-use information in key areas from cost and accounting considerations, to physical control and layout, to problem identification and resolution.
Written by a businessman and inventory pro for inventory pros, this ..
Business research has become a bare necessity for every company, for survival and growth. With the opening of new markets and restructuring of business practices of old markets, need for information invariably drives the companies to concentrate more on their markets and customers.
Research Methods for Management covers topics like Conjoint Analysis, Path Analysis, Data Mining and Data Warehousing, research techniques, IT-based predictive models like RFM model, application of SPSS and Interne..
The Complete Guide to Modern Management, edited by Robert Heller, is an annual collection of studies by leading professionals, covering the entire range of vital management concerns, from strategy to logistics, in practical and concise style. This latest volume bridges the most challenging dateline industry has faced since the war - the advent of a Single European Market, which will change the name of every management's game. Service is among the words most frequently heard in management today, ..
Are you familiar with the concept of product life cycle? Of course you are!
Does the prospect of a SWOT analysis bring you out in a cold sweat? Probably not.
But what about the Johari Window? Or Zipf's Law?
Michael Ward's new book brings together a formidable array of tools designed to improve managerial performance. For each entry he introduces the technique in question,
explains how it works, then goes on to show, with the aid of an entertaining case study, how it can be used to so..
Customers today expect a very high overall level of service in hospitality and tourism. Competition in these fields will thus be driven by strategies focusing on quality of service to add value, as opposed to product or price differentiation.
Service Quality Management in Hospitality & Tourism highlights concepts and strategies that will improve the delivery of hospitality services, and provides clear and simple explanations of theoretical concepts as well as their practical applications...
OUSEKEEPING OPERATIONS, DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT is a comprehensive textbook, which aims to cover all relevant theoretical and practical aspects of housekeeping with special reference to hotels. The book is divided into three sections - operations; design and management. The first part covers the theoretical foundation and techniques of operation of housekeeping and gives the basic knowledge of practical housekeeping. The second part of the book covers the design aspects in housekeeping, which incl..
Quality is an important attribute of products and services. Quality management, therefore, focuses not only on product quality, but also on the ways and means to achieve it. This book provides an easy understanding of complex but practical issues associated with quality management, by focusing on mechanisrns of improvement of quality and other contemporary management solutions in different manufacturing environments..
Effective training builds on aspiring managers' need to acquire - and practise - a wide range of new skills. This superb book provides a compact portfolio of all the crucial components.
Making extensive use of the highly successful courses run by the authors at British Rail and a leading rubber company, along with many incisive case studies from retailing, manufacturing, transportation and the public sector, it explains the nature of business, the market economy and management profession..
Managerial effectiveness is one of the most important factors in the development of society. Failure to attain managerial competence will condemn us to the status quo, bureaucracy and decay. With it we can bring about change and development and achieve the limitless possibilities for removing poverty and enriching human lives.
The grid and grid organization development, have provided a basic behavioural science framework for thinking, analyzing, sensing, feeling, and reaching toward these pos..
"Susan provides an excellent no-nonsense set of guidelines that managers at any level will appreciate. Most will say that they know this is important, but will agree that they often just forget to take these actions. Susan provides great reminders. She uses vivid examples from her own experience that make her points come alive. This is one book that you can open to any page, and tips and suggestions will just jump out!"..
Allan Cox, noted author and consultant who has worked with, recruited, and coached the CEOs of many leading corporations, hears variations on that theme every day.
Helping top executives answer the difficult questions about performance, leadership, relationships, and success has taught Cox a lot about what it takes to master the top job. In this ground-breaking book, he shares these secrets with you, whether you are the CEO of a Fortune 500 Company, president of the local school board, the ma..
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?