Summary of Profitable Growth Is Everyone's Business
Copyright © 2004 by Ram Charan
Published by arrangement with Crown Business, a division of Random House, Inc.
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This excellent, short work is a classic in its genre. Author Ram Charan outlines in no-nonsense, albeit sometimes prolix, style the essentials that all managers need to know to make their businesses and their revenues grow. Charan offers 10 basic principles, explains each one clearly, and provides anecdotal examples. The author readily admits that the principles are mostly common sense, and even perhaps widely understood (in part, from his other popular works). However, he says that the problem for most businesses is not having the right ideas, but rather turning the ideas into action. getAbstract recommends this mainstay for any business manager's bookshelf. It will help you face the challenge of growth.
About the Author
Ram Charan is co-author of Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done. For 35 years, he has been advisor to executives in a wide range of companies. He has taught at the Harvard Business School and at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.