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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a behemoth. With 319,000 staffers, it is India’s largest private-sector employer, and its market capitalization of $80 billion makes it the nation’s most valuable firm. How does a single company successfully negotiate such enormous scale and remain competitive? Natarajan “Chandra” Chandrasekaran, CEO of TCS, makes it sound like child’s play. Speaking with Janmejaya Sinha, Boston Consulting Group’s chairman of the Asia-Pacific region, Chandra offers a brief insight into various aspects of managing a titanic corporation. getAbstract believes executives at growing firms will be in awe of the staggering scale that TCS has achieved.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) achieves growth and flexibility, despite its size;
  • How TCS selects employees; and
  • How Natarajan “Chandra” Chandrasekaran, the CEO of TCS, views his company and his life.

About the Speakers

Natarajan  “Chandra” Chandrasekaran is CEO of Tata Consulting Services. Janmejaya Sinha is Boston Consulting Group’s chairman of the Asia-Pacific region.



Despite running India’s “most-valued company,” an organization that employs more than 319,000 people, Natarajan “Chandra” Chandrasekaran, CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) doesn’t get overwhelmed by the sheer size of the firm. Rather, he credits scaling with TCS’s success and capacity to offer ...

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