Know-how by Ram Charan
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By Ram Charan


The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform from Those Who Don't

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Know-how by Ram Charan

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In this ground-breaking new book, Ram Charan, co-author of the bestselling "Execution", redefines leadership by focusing on eight specific practical skills that, if mastered, are guaranteed to bring success. The eight practical skills include: Positioning - formulating a clear central idea that chimes with your customers' desires and allows the business to be profitable; Detecting patterns - recognising key variables that may create barriers to growth; Managing the social system - influencing the workplace environment so that people can pull together and make the right decisions at the right time; Selecting (and deselecting) people - spotting talent, and making the change when the fit isn't right; Leading your management team - trusting, and inspiring, an effective team of managers; Setting goals - deciding what the business can achieve; Setting priorities - assessing the actions that need to be taken in order to meet your goals; and, Dealing with external parties - making sure that outside power groups beyond your control do not affect your business unduly.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905211241
ISBN-10: 1905211244
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 153mm x 21mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Random House Books
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ram Charan

Ram Charan is a highly acclaimed business advisor, speaker and author, well-known for his practical real world perspective and famous for his uncanny ability to help business people solve their toughest problems. He was a Baker Scholar at HarvardBusinessSchool where he earned his MBA with distinction, as well as his DBA. He is a frequent contributor to Fortune magazine and Harvard Business Review. His articles have also appeared in the Financial Times, Strategy + Business and Director's Monthly. He is also the co-author of Execution and Confronting Reality.

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