Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd.
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Business & management
This textbook offers a fresh perspective to the techniques of coping with the challenges of transition from a relaxed campus life to a professional corporate environment.
Key highlights of the book -
Follows a pragmatic approach-discusses corporate expectations from students and the means to deliver the expected results.
Highlights critical soft skills requirements and adopts a practice-oriented approach.
Discusses high-in-demand technology-based skills (such as database management, data-mining and IT security).
Includes important information on professional certification and membership of professional associations.
About the Author
Gangadhar Joshi, the Former Director of Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) (20058), is currently the Principal Consultant of Gangadhar Joshi & Associates, a multidisciplinary management consulting, education and training firm based at Pune, India. He is a mechanical engineer (1971) with Masters in Industrial Engineering (1975). With an extensive private and public sector experience in India and overseas, he has been involved in advising governments and industries at the strategic level, developing/implementing change management programmes, institutional strengthening, business re-engineering, cost reduction, lean manufacturing, manpower planning, management development and performance management.
He has been closely involved in counselling and advising senior executives on developing and implementing their business strategy. Over the years, he has developed and conducted workshops for top and senior managers in strategic planning, productivity management, total quality management, change management leadership, ISO 9000 Certification and executive performance management.
Joshi took over the leadership of the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) in 2005, as its Founder Director and within a short span of 3 years SIOM became known in the corporate world as reliable source of globally compatible managerial human resource which could meet its expectations. SIOM further prospered on this solid foundation in its mission of empowering operations excellence.
Table of contents :-
I : Putting Things in Perspective
Introduction and Need For Transition
Corporate Expectations Scenario
Business Schools Scenario
II : Personal Effectiveness Enhancement
7cs Model for Professional Excellence
Personality and Personality Development
Building Positive Mindset and Work Attitude
Values and Ethics
Innovation and Creativity
III : Being Effective In The Organisation
The 50 New Rules of Work
Professional Etiquettes and Mannerisms
Building Relationships Within an Organisation
Working in Teams
Effective Negotiation Skills
Creative Problem Solving
Power and Politics In Organisations
Managing your Boss
IV : Technology Skills And Certifications
Introduction and Need for Technology Skills
Basic Information Technology (IT) Skills
Higher Level Information Technology (IT) Skills
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Knowledge
Professional Memberships and Certifications
V: Excelling Through Placement Process
Writing a Perfect Resume or CV
Success at Written Aptitude Test
Success at Group Discussions
Going through Interview
Process Pre- and Post-Interview Follow-Up