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1 Applied Psychometry

Narender Kumar Chadha

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8132100786 / 9788132100782, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Applied Psychometry is unique in that it serves a dual purpose. While discussing various aspects of psychometry from an applied perspective, it also takes into account the matching theoretical orientation. The important features of the book include: - Current issues and debates and their implications on the theory and practice of psychometry. - An active teaching–learning interface with many examples and activities. - Chapters on multivariate techniques like factor analysis, its applications and real data treatment. - Construction and standardisation of scales and tests for measurement. - An Instructor’s Manual to facilitate its use and effectiveness in an institutional set-up. This book discusses the application of psychometry in educational, organisational, clinical and developmental settings, among others. It equips its readers with the knowledge of the latest developments in the field and offers guiding solutions to a set of selected research problems. Printed Pages: 384. 028547

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2 Body Language: A Guide for Professionals (Second Edition)

Hedwig Lewis

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2000, 0761994912 / 9780761994916, Second Edition, Paperback, New, 
Among the significant new features of the revised edition are: - a large number of new and re-drawn illustrations to describe individual gestures as also `gesture clusters` - additional information and illustrations on body language in business, including etiquette, sales interactions and spatial arrangements - anew section on `personology`—the scientific reading of the face based on genetics and body type - new entries on emotional cues in body language as also on sartorial fashions and ornamental accessories. Printed Pages: 148. 028709

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3 Brands Under Fire

Ivan Arthur and Kurien Mathews

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0670082260 / 9780670082261, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Big brands, big companies, big budgets—and yet, things can still go wrong. In fact, four of the country’s most powerful brands were involved in major brand disasters: Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Chocolates, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, and UTI’s Unit-64 were hit by major problems—worms in chocolates, pesticides in colas and a catastrophe in the country’s favorite mutual fund. In Brands under Fire, brand experts Ivan Arthur and Kurien Mathews use these case studies to cut through the common thinking on brand behaviour to submit fresh insights into the brands of the 21st century. In this book, the two authors, together with India’s most respected personalities from the fields of marketing, communication, academics and social science, explore the whole meaning of a brand, not just in the reality of today’s marketplace but also in the new global environment. Are we witnessing the fading out of the traditional concepts of the brand as a deliverer of consumer expectations and the arrival of alternative models? What impact does the reach of new media, aggressive social activism, changing global sensitivities, agricultural, industrial and economic practice, the unpredictability and uncertainty of an increasingly complex environment, and, above all, a fully participating consumer who influences the product and brand dynamics, have on brand behaviour and a brand’s dialogue with the consumer? Brands under Fire questions whether there is a need to re-evaluate our relationship with brands and redesign it to make it more meaningful—to go beyond the traditional concept of the brand as merely a transaction between seller and buyer to new definitions of what today’s brands can be. Brands under Fire will earn a place on the bookshelves of frontline managers, strategists and practitioners alike. Printed Pages: 232. 026722

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4 Competing with the Best: Strategic Management of Indian Companies in a Globalizing Arena

Rajnish Karki

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0670081787 / 9780670081783, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
When after forty years of licence-permit-raj India opened up its markets and took its first tentative steps in the global economy, no one could have imagined that in less than two decades Indian companies would be in a position to shape the global marketplace. With a sea change in their capabilities, beliefs and aspirations, Indian companies today come across as confident, aggressive and world class as they self-assuredly take over multinational giants like Corus. The closest analogy would be to Japanese companies of the early 1970s, and their potential impact on the world of business in coming decades could be as much, if not more. For this, Indian companies need to evolve original approaches, rather than depend on borrowed ideas, to engender inimitable and sustainable advantages in the global marketplace. Rajnish Karki, with over ten years?experience in research and advisory work on the strategic management of Indian organizations, has evolved strategic management approaches for Indian companies, which are original and are grounded in the Indian economic and sociocultural context. In this book he shows how breakthrough strategic management results from seeing the big picture and aspiring high, conceiving well-aligned business and organizational components, and moving on with clarity, commitment and conviction. Competing with the Best bridges the theory and the practice of strategic management, focusing on under-explored yet globally significant aspects of Indian companies. Using the narrow-angle of eight case studies and the wide-angle of patterns and trends at aggregate level, it identifies four viable and effective configurations for Indian companies and describes the process of transformational and incremental changes. Competing with the Best is perhaps the first world-class book on the strategic management of Indian companies—an important constituent of emerging markets—and will prove indispensable for senior and top corporate executives, as well as researchers and students of management Printed Pages: 256. 022593

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5 Cooperative Strategies and Alliances in International Business, 2 Vols.

F.J. Contractor

Pergamon Press, 2002, 0080441394 / 9780080441399, First Edition, Hardcover, New, 
Set of 2 vols. 028201

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6 Corporate Soul: The Monk Within the Manager

Moid Siddiqui

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0761932976 / 9780761932970, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
This delightful and thought-provoking book is aimed at the new manager who seeks to blend materialism with spirituality. Encapsulating the wisdom of the finest ancient schools of thought, Moid Siddiqui correlates them to key elements that define modern management. Drawing from time-tested concepts in Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Indian, Islamic and Christian philosophy, he discusses: - Wisdom, what it is and how it applies in both life and business - The dynamics of looking beyond profit and creating value - Change, its inevitability and how to manage change while retaining stability - The importance and power of values, virtue and purpose in organizations - Business values and their importance in creating growth-focused and profitable organisations. Printed Pages: 300. 028712

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7 Creating Effective Teams: A Guide for Members and Leaders (Fourth Edition) (Sage South Asia Edition)

Susan A. Wheelan

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2012, 8132110862 / 9788132110866, Third Edition, Paperback, New, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 144. 033840

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8 Development and Management

Tina Wallace

Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2006, 81-7033-991-X / 9788170339915, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 326. 032147

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9 Elsevier's Dictionary of Economics, Business, Finance and Law: Russian-English, 2 Vols.

N.G. Rakipov

Elsevier, 2004, 0444821589 / 9780444821584, First Edition, Hardcover, New, 
028207

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10 Essentials of Operations Management

Scott T. Young

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8132102436 / 9788132102434, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Covering the most critical topics and strategies in the field, Essentials of Operations Management provides business students with the most up-to-date coverage of modern topics not always found in other texts, such as human resources in operations, facility location, "green" operations, and the balanced scorecard approach to operations. Author Scott T Young draws on his many years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and MBA levels to provide the essential content necessary for success in operations—in an affordable text. Key Features -Includes a complete chapter (Chapter 4) on managing the operations workforce—an important topic for the well-rounded operations manager -Applies "The Balanced Scorecard" approach to operations in Chapter 5, introducing students to a performance measure that balances customer, internal process, and learning and growth measures against traditional financial measures -Covers sustainable operations in Chapter 7, including discussions of "green" operations and why they are important for any new operations manager -Includes end-of-chapter projects and exercises that help students apply concepts to real-life situations -Provides students with ample review opportunities through additional end-of-chapter features such as review questions, key terms, and summary points Essentials of Operations Management is appropriate for undergraduate or MBA students taking Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, or Operations Strategy courses in schools of business. Printed Pages: 456. 028550

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11 Ethics and Business: Concept, Cases and Context

Ananda Das Gupta

Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7033-855-7 / 9788170338550, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 214. 032148

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12 Event Management

Swarup K. Goyal

Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8184351801 / 9788184351804, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
029464

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13 Go Kiss the World: Life Lessons for the Young Professional

Subroto Bagchi

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0670082309 / 9780670082308, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
‘Go, kiss the world?were Subroto Bagchi’s blind mother’s last words to him. These words became the guiding principle of his life. Subroto Bagchi grew up amidst what he calls the ‘material simplicity?of rural and small-town Orissa, imbibing from his family a sense of contentment, constant wonder, connectedness to a larger whole and learning from unusual sources. From humble beginnings, he went on to achieve extraordinary professional success, eventually co-founding MindTree, one of India’s most admired software services companies. Through personal anecdotes and simple words of wisdom, Subroto Bagchi brings to the young professional lessons in working and living, energizing ordinary people to lead extraordinary lives. Go Kiss the World will be an inspiration to ‘young India? and to those who come from small-town India, urging them to recognize and develop their inner strengths, thereby helping them realize their own, unique potential. Printed Pages: 256. 023200

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14 Gods of Management: The Changing World of Organisations

Charles Handy

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0143102850 / 9780143102854, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
‘It was always a myth that there is one best way to manage, but it has been a pervasive myth and a damaging one, to both individuals and organizations. The Greeks at least recognized a variety of gods, even if each had his or her favourite. We need a law of requisite variety in management as well as a theory of cultural propriety.? The four gods of the title symbolize the very different styles of management and culture to be found in today’s organizations. Zeus is the dynamic entrepreneur who rules over companies of the club cluture, characterized by speed of decision and rapid, intuitive communication. Apollo, god of order and bureaucracy, is the patron of the role culture, based not on personalities but on definition of the jobs to be done. Athena, goddess of craftsmen, recognized only expertise as the basis of power and influence: hers is the task culture. Dionysus is the god preferred by artists and professionals within the existential culture, people who owe little or no allegiance to a boss. Under this witty and sparkling allegory, Charles Handy, Britain’s foremost business guru, makes a serious analysis of the changing patterns of work and business. Gods of Management is a world bestseller which is required reading for managers, business students and everyone who wants to be a survivor on a world of constantly changing organizational culture. Printed Pages: 272. 026720

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15 Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions

Michael J. Kavanagh and Mohan Thite

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8132101707 / 9788132101703, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Equipping HR students with critical IT knowledge and providig IT students with critical application knowledge pertaining to Human Resource Management (HRM) With the emergence of the Enterprise Resource Planning System that seamlessly integrates various business modules within the information architecture of any business enterprise, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) has become a crucial focus for management professionals. This cross-disciplinary book provides a thorough introduction to the field of HRIS, which combines two major management fields that impact the competitive advantage of companies—human resources and information systems. Unlike other HRIS textbooks that overwhelm students with technical information and jargon, Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions offers a balanced approach in dealing with HR and IT/IS issues by drawing from experts in both areas. Editorial introductions to each section provide the reader with a helpful framework, introducing the links between chapters and highlighting the key learning objectives for each chapter. Key Features - Presents a balanced perspective linking HR concepts to technology and demonstrating how HR professionals can apply these practices to their day-to-day functioning - Provides an organizational system template, offering a holistic picture of different HRIS within an organizational framework to depict how these systems, used in conjunction, can contribute to a firm’s success - Features extensive case studies to gain real-world, problem-solving perspectives - Supplies opening vignettes to provide a glimpse of real organizational problems, the solutions for which can be found in the key themes of the relevant chapter - Identifies key Web sites for HRIS that direct students to supplemental material in HRM, IS/IT, and HRIS that will deepen and enhance their learning experiences. Printed Pages: 488. 033857

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16 Human Resource Management

Iain Henderson

Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2008, 8173716501 / 9788173716508, First Edition, Paperback, New, 180 x 240 Mm 
Printed Pages: 268. 027516

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17 Management Mantras

S. Ramaratnam

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2010, 8124605467 / 9788124605462, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 279. 031360

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18 Management of Public Distribution System

K.V. Subba Rao

Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, India, 2009, 818435178X / 9788184351781, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
029468

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19 Manager to CEO: Corporate Wisdom for Survival and Success

Walter Vieira

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0761934146 / 9780761934141, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Manager to CEO is the intelligent manager`s guide to understanding and surviving in the `real` corporate environment. Designed to give professionals a comprehensive overview of the 21st century workplace, this book covers a wide range of issues that senior managers face in organizations as they go up the corporate ladder. Insightful, practical, yet thoughtful, this book provides a new perspective on progress, competition, change and many other work-life issues in a rapidly changing corporate environment. It gives unbiased and realistic recommendations, and sometimes a new slant, on issues such as power and politics, the dilemmas of a CEO, managing teams, hiring and retaining good people, creating and managing change, dealing with colleagues, bosses and subordinates, career advancement, and ethics, values and failure. Replete with real life stories, this book is a must read for senior managers, CEOs and anyone who wishes to understand the true nature of the corporate world. Printed Pages: 276. 028707

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20 Managing Change, Organisational Behaviour and HRD

Rakesh Hooja and G.K. Srivastava (eds)

Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2008, 81-316-0232-X / 9788131602324, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 272. 032146

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21 Managing in Changing Times: A Guide for the Perplexed Manager

Sid Lowe (ed.)

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8132102339 / 9788132102335, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
This book brings together distinguished writers from diverse fields and their specialised perspectives on new ideas and the challenges they pose to the hegemony of neo-classical scientific management. It explores various possibilities for the future development of the understanding of management and organisation in the context of new economic conditions taking shape in both the East and the West. The focus on these makes this volume topical. It provides today’s managers with alternatives to conventional approaches to management that are now facing a credibility crunch. Managing in Changing Times shows the manager that there are no easy, quick-fix, off the shelf solutions to complex problems. Solutions require thinking and action with multiple perspectives and require considerable effort to master. This imparts the book a global appeal as it speaks to every manager. The initial chapters present the ideas of Schumacher and Capra which, the author shows, could be used as catalysts to evolve a post-scientific global management era. The book will be a handy reference material for students of management, managers and management pundits. Printed Pages: 412. 029618

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22 Manufacturing Management

Franklin G. Moore

D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., Bombay, India, 1965, Fourth Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, No Jacket, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 906 with numerous b/w illustrations. Bumped corners. 021067

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23 Mentoring: a Practitioner's Guide

Sunil Unny Guptan

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2006, 0761935282 / 9780761935285, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Mentors are people who make a significant difference to the lives of others, lifting them out of being ordinary and leading them to an almost magical transformation. This book is a comprehensive guide to the intricate world of mentoring in organizational settings. Based on the author’s pioneering research and wide-ranging practice, this book unravels the entire mentoring process, from building the mentor-mentee relationship to the precautions that need to be taken and the ways in which organizational goals can be attained. He also discusses: ?The skills of a good mentor ?How the mentor’s mind works, and the values and attitudes she/he must have ?The mentor’s code of ethics ?How to handle tricky situations relating to power, authority, and gender issues ?How to set up a successful mentoring scheme in an organization Enriched with actual cases and the experiences of people undergoing mentoring, this book is a powerful tool for understanding and practice.Printed Pages: 220. 028706

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24 Organization Redesign and Innovative HRM

Ashok Som

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0195696492 / 9780195696493, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
024483

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25 Organizing and Managing in the Era of Globalization

Pritam Singh and Subir Verma (eds)

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8132102460 / 9788132102465, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
This book discusses the issues and challenges of organizing and managing in the context of a globalized world. It provides insights and perspectives on the realities of organization in a world where governance structures, organizational processes, management practices and employment relations are in a vortex of transformation. It analyzes the political, economic, sociological, cultural, institutional and legal factors that shape these realities. Globalization has thrown up fundamental questions on the identity, social values, national and local culture and history and even the future identity of societies. Managing and organizing a diverse organization in these times is, thus, a subject worth studying; Organizing and Managing in the Era of Globalization is an answer to this quest. This book will be useful for students and professionals of organizational design, organizational change and international management. Researchers in the fields of organization and management as well as globalization will also find it of immense value. Printed Pages: 472. 029619

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26 Public Administration in the Globalisation Era: The New Public Management Perspective

Uma Medury

Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8125038434 / 9788125038436, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 286. 029228

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27 Revolution in Project Management

A. Sivathanu Pillai

Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 8173716838 / 9788173716836, First Edition, Paperback, New, 158 x 240 Mm 
Most projects have many stakeholders with different aspirations from the project—the customer demands quality, the investor wants fair return on investments, the project manager wants timely completion of the project. All of these sometimes conflicting objectives have to be satisfied at the same time. With the proper management and control mechanism, a holistic view of how a project is running can be obtained and its likely performance in future determined. This is to avoid a drain of resources in projects which are no longer viable, or to continue such projects which show promise of completion. Revolution in Project Management reviews the steps in organising and managing projects, from how to build a realistic schedule to how to measure both success and failure. India’s successful Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) is provided as a case study. Printed Pages: 252. 031392

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28 Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders in a Global Environment

William B. Berther, Jr and David Chandler

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8132100883 / 9788132100881, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders in a Global Environment provides faculty and students with a comprehensive, stand-alone text to support traditional and innovative courses in corporate social responsibility (CSR). Integral to the book`s unique format is the real-life “mini-case-study?approach across the spectrum of CSR topics, backed by Internet accessible references. Adopting a stakeholder approach to CSR, the content and format of this sourcebook defines CSR within the global communications environment in which multinational corporations operate today. Key Features: - Provides 45 Web-based case-studies linked to relevant Web sites for further exploration - Recognizes cross-cultural trends developing throughout the world - Encourages a multidisciplinary approach - References to the Wall Street Journal throughout Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility provides a flexible and up-to-date teaching tool for upper level undergraduate and graduate CSR courses in Management, Marketing, Business Law, and Political Science. Printed Pages: 384. 028553

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29 Teaching Management: A Field Guide for Professors, Consultants, and Corporate Trainers

James G.S. Clawson and Mark E. Haskins

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2008, 0521735831 / 9780521735834, First Edition, Paperback, New, 150 x 230 Mm 
How can every management class be a dynamic, unforgettable experience? This much-needed book distils over half a century of the authors' combined experience as university professors, consultants, and advisors to corporate training departments. In a lively, hands-on fashion, it describes the fundamental elements in every learning situation, allowing readers to adapt the suggestions to their particular teaching context. It sparks reflection on what we do in the classroom, why we do it, and how it might be done more effectively. The chapters are broadly organized according to things you do before class, things you do during class, and things you do in between and after class, so that every instructor, whether newly-minted PhDs facing their first classroom experience, experienced faculty looking to polish their teaching techniques, consultants who want to have more impact, or corporate trainers wishing to develop in-house teaching skills, can benefit from the invaluable advice given. Contents Figures Why this book on teaching management? 1. Fundamental elements in teaching 2. Levels of learning: one, two and three 3. Adult learning theory: it matters 4. Planning a course: trips and tips 5. Planning a class: no detail is too small 6. Lecturing: the possibilities and the perils 7. Managing discussions 8. Case method: fostering multidimensional learning 9. Role-playing 10. Case writing: crafting a vehicle of interest and impact 11. Case teaching notes: getting from here to there 12. Action learning 13. Experiential methods 14. Enhancing the conversation: audiovisual tools and techniques 15. Executive education: contributing to organizational competitive advantage 16. Using technology to teach management 17. Counseling students 18. Evaluating students: the twin tasks of certification and development 19. Teaching evaluations: feedback that can help and hurt 20. Research presentations 21. Managing a degree program: behind the ‘glory? 22. Managing a nondegree client program: an overview 23. Dealing with the press 24. Managing yourself and your time Index. Printed Pages: 508. 023575

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30 The High-Performance Entrepreneur: Golden Rules for Success in Today's World

Subroto Bagchi

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0143064266 / 9780143064268, First Edition, Paperback, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Difficult though setting up a business is, becoming a high-performance entrepreneur is harder still. And yet of the many thousands who try, there are those who go on to become successful, some even graduate to setting up companies that hold their own against the toughest competition, becoming icons of achievement. In The High-performance Entrepreneur, Subroto Bagchi, co-founder and chief operating officer of MindTree Consulting, draws upon his own highly successful experience to offer guidance from the idea stage to the IPO level. This includes how to decide when one is ready to launch an enterprise, selecting a team, defining the values and objectives of the company and writing the business plan to choosing the right investors, managing adversity and building the brand. Additionally, in an especially illuminating chapter, Bagchi recounts the systems and values which have made Indian IT companies on a par with the best in the world. The rewards of being a successful entrepreneur are many. High-performance entrepreneurs create great wealth, for themselves as well as for others. They provide jobs, crucial for an expanding workforce such as India’s, and drive innovation. Moreover, in India as elsewhere, governments have become much more entrepreneur friendly than ever before. More than just a guide, this is a book that will tap the entrepreneurial energy within you. Printed Pages: 256. 028774

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31 The Quotable Tycoon: A Treasury of Business Quotations

David Olive and Gita Parimal

Penguin Portfolio, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0670082473 / 9780670082476, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Containing more than 700 instructive, perceptive, and often outrageous views on business from the world’s most powerful corporate leaders and entrepreneurs, The Quotable Tycoon covers more than a century of inspirational, irreverent and timely insights. Dhirubhai Ambani, Warren Buffett, Narayana Murthy, John D. Rockefeller, Akio Morita, Jack Welch, J.R.D. Tata, Donald Trump, Aditya Vikram Birla, Oprah Winfrey, Shikha Sharma, and Bill Gates are among the scores of tycoons from Asia, North America, and Europe whose witty and provocative comments appear in this book. They are complemented by wry reflections on business by such varied observers as Mark Twain, Mae West, Winston Churchill and Peter Drucker. The quotes are arranged thematically so that the thoughts of business leaders throughout history can be easily scanned. In this wonderful treasury, David Olive and Gita Piramal not only provide the reader with hours of entertaining and stimulating reading, but also present anyone in search of a witty, sharp remark on business with the perfect reference book. Printed Pages: 232 with 11 b/w illustrations. 026721

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32 The Winning Manager: 51 Steps to Corporate Success

Walter Vieira

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 076193300X / 9780761933007, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
The Winning Manager takes an in-depth and thoughtful look at the problems and concerns that managers deal with on an everyday basis. Walter Vieira uses his enormous experience as a business consultant to present a step-by-step progression of corporate life and to provide lessons for shaping a successful corporate executive. Full of real-life examples and anecdotes, this book will enable managers to relate to, and tackle, everyday problems successfully. As such, it is an extremely practical and invaluable guide for all those already in the corporate world or those just entering it, as well as for students of management. Printed Pages: 220. 028708

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33 Thinking Creatively at Work: A Sourcebook

Premila DÇruz

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8178298538 / 9788178298535, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Thinking Creatively at Work: A Sourcebook moves away from linear and static notions of creativity to put forth a dynamic, comprehensive and contextualized understanding of the subject. It captures process and outcome dimensions, integrating multiple viewpoints from cognitive psychology, while strengthening intra-organizational contexts. The book offers a graded, holistic training program that fills a gap felt by management educators and trainers. It encompasses the mandates of the deficit and barrier models of creativity training, addressing techniques, facilitators and inhibitors. The program ensures lasting changes in the individual`s cognitive abilities and integrates these with his existing skills. The book will serve as a useful guide for the faculty of business schools, HR managers, trainers and Organization Development practitioners to develop and operationalize effective creativity programs for organizations keen to maintain a competitive edge. Printed Pages: 224. 028704

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34 Toolkit for Organizational Change

Tupper Cawsey and Gene Deszca

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8132102940 / 9788132102946, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Toolkit for Organizational Change book provides insights and practical tools for anyone involved in organizational change. Bridging current theory with practical applications, this easy-to-use toolkit combines conceptual models with concrete examples and useful exercises to dramatically improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of students in creating effective change. Key features: - Takes a pragmatic, action-oriented approach: The authors provide frameworks to help students understand, plan, implement, and evaluate change. - Emphasizes the measurement of change: Students will learn not only that measurement is crucial to determine the progress of change plans but also that measurement itself is a change tool. - Demonstrates principles and applications: Engaging, real-world examples, exercises, and cases illustrate theory and concepts. - Offers an integrating organizational change model: Each chapter is positioned in the organizational change model so that students can see the connections between topics and chapters. This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness, and Leadership and Change in the departments of business & management and industrial & organizational psychology. It will be of interest to middle managers, change agents, organizational development specialists, and senior executives. Printed Pages: 448. 033869

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35 Towards Personal Excellence: Psychometric Tests and Self-Improvement Techniques for Managers

Seema Sanghi

Response Books, New Delhi, India, 2007, 0761935045 / 9780761935049, Second Edition, Paperback, New, 
From the Foreword by Udai Pareek, ‘Even though the need for self-development and increasing the level of excellence and effectiveness is high, people do not have enough time for self-study, nor for attending courses being offered. Moreover, people may like to go at their own pace, select the time they can find to devote to self-development, and choose the areas more relevant to them at that time. The present volume seems to fulfil these needs—to help the readers to pick up the areas they are more concerned with? Seema Sanghi has simplified the various concepts and theories in the form of practical hints for increasing excellence of various personal and interpersonal skills. Howsoever busy an individual may be, he or she can use the book to review his/her level of effectiveness, and use the tips to enhance it.? The second edition of this enormously successful book is packed with more ways to maximize your potential with added sections on self-evaluation. This edition contains more ‘mirror image?questionnaires covering a wider scope of multiple managerial competencies, including creativity and innovation. The book contains six pilot-tested modules each with a cluster of skills and a self-assessment questionnaire (with response sheets), which enables the reader/user to record individual strengths and weaknesses to keep track of the process of learning. The author covers the following areas: ?Managerial Skills ?Communication Skills ?Group Dynamics Skills ?Environment Management Skills ?Self-enhancement Powers ?Career Planning. Printed Pages: 296. 028705

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36 Training for Development

Rolf P. Lynton and Udai Pareek

Vistaar Publications, New Delhi, India, 1990, 817036129X / 9788170361299, Second Edition, Paperback, New, 
Printed Pages: 361. 028703

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37 Training for Organizational Transformation: Part 1: For Trainers, Consultants

Rolf P. Lynton and Udai Pareek

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2000, 0761994327 / 9780761994329, Revised Edition, Paperback, New, 
The second volume in the set addresses the needs of hands-on practitioners of training, and program developers who focus on the training process. The first section of this volume surveys the position training has in operating systems, with its tasks, available approaches and strategies, and their likely outcomes. The second section deals with establishing particular objectives, scans the range of methods to consider in reaching different objectives, and the staff, time and other specifications for each, and finally, program designs. The last section is about managing programs—developing group and climate, trainers and styles, building in post-training supports, and evaluating training to modify programs in light of it. The volume ends with a chapter on action research. Every chapter has examples from the authors` actual practice, others` formulations, and relevant readings. Printed Pages: 432. 028702

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38 What 'The Barefoot Doctor' Was to Health Care Providers, 'The Undressed Manager' is to Development Programmes and Project Personnel

Jim Myers

Readworthy Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2009, 8189973746 / 9788189973742, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 247. 025346

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