ISBN 9789351342977,Management By Idiots

Management By Idiots



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351342977

ISBN-10 9351342972


Number of Pages 132 Pages
Language (English)

Budgeting & financial management

This is about management as it really works. As winners actually play out there on the ground. This book captures the wisdom-steps taken by the author on his way to becoming the youngest CEO of a Public Sector Enterprise in India and eventually CEO of one of the largest organization in the world. Written for todays readers who is hard-pressed for time, the book is organized into short and lucid chapters dotted with enriching thoughts and striking illustrations driving the messages deeper. A straight out of the heart presentation of insights acquired during three and a half decades of learning the ropes and growing as a successful business leader, Management by Idiots reaches out to anybody willing to think differently: students, young executives, people seeking leadership positions and anybody striving to cope with the demands of the corporate world. A Small book with Big messages, this can be the key to your success in work life. About the Author Arup Roy Choudhury, a doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, is the Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC Limited, which is the largest power generator in India and one of the ten largest power companies in the world. During his illustrious career spanning more than 34 years, Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury has been holding the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for over 12 years. In April 2001, at the age of 44, he became the youngest CEO of a central public sector enterprise in India the National Building Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC). He turned NBCC around from a loss making company unable to pay salaries and earmarked for sale to a Mini-ratna profit making company, paying dividends to the Government. During his tenure in NBCC, Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury also undertook several landmark projects spread all over India, including the General Pool Residential Accommodation at New Moti Bagh Complex at Delhi, the CBI Headquarters building, the Civil Services Officers Institute (CSOI) and the National Press Centre for Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at Delhi. Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury has earned many accolades and received several awards over the years. Some of the major awards conferred upon him include Best Organizational Turnaround from the Honorable President of India in 2006, Best Individual Leader of a Public Sector Enterprise from the Honorable Prime Minister of India in 2010 and the Gold Trophy for NTPC for Best Performance from the Honorable Prime Minister of India in January 2012.