ISBN 9781259028212,Some Hits Some Misses: Confessions Of An Indian Ceo

Some Hits Some Misses: Confessions Of An Indian Ceo



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781259028212

ISBN-10 1259028216


Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)

Budgeting & financial management

A journey is best measured and treasured when prominent milestones come in the way, making the destination all the more coveted and special. Some hits some misses brings to the reader a platter of candid confessions of the journey and its milestones by the man who headed giants like VIP industries, taking these companies to the pinnacle of their success. The story captures the essence of the very basics managers must not forget as they thread on their career route and recounts a variety of professional experiences of the stalwart CEO. This real life narrative is a testimony to the fact that rising successfully to the top is not just a reaction of destiny and fate but involves higher principles of perseverance and hard work. The book has been written to make available to the young managers and management students of today the learning's of the author from over forty years of corporate experience. The experience of the author spans the evolutionary period of Indian industry and analyses both successes and mistakes that were made in the course of his professional career. About the Author Prasanta Choudhury is a well known corporate manager who is one of the persons credited for the growth of VIP Luggage into a dominant brand. Table of Contents 1. The First Step Forward 2. Learning Abroad 3. People and Productivity 4. Creating a Motivated Team 5. Nurturing Leaders 6. Teaching on Old Dog New Tricks 7. Appraisals, Rewards and Design of Compensation 8. Selection and Induction 9. Counseling and Mentoring 10. The Competent Manager 11. Managing Change 12. Negotiation is Serious Business 13. Markets and Marketing 14. Managing the Corporate Office 15. The Agents of Change 16. The Journey from IR to HR 17. From CEO to Corporate Consultant 18. Creating Organizations Today: The New Paradigms