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Cut to the Chase

Cut to the Chase
A No-Nonsense Approach Towards Strategy and Problem Solving

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February 2020 | SAGE Response
The book covers important aspects of Devising Successful Strategies and implementing Innovation through novel concepts and approaches. It stresses on a practical approach based on the author’s learnings from Heading Corporate Strategy at large Indian conglomerates such as the Vedanta and the Essel (Zee) Groups. It covers important new management concepts or a new ways of looking at existing concepts giving many actual examples and illustrations which both mid-and senior level professionals would associate with.

The emphasis throughout is on practical challenges and examples relevant to the Indian context, outlining approaches which executives in various companies can adopt to ensure they are more successful and effective in their work.

Foreword by John Green
Oil Is Found between the Ears
The Man with the Cow
Going to Gemba
A Thousand Songs in Your Pocket: What Jobs Did Right
Perspective Shift: Solving Problems the Mahatma Way!
The Strategic Thinking and Problem-Solving Mindset
From Strategy to Implementation
Avoiding Assumptions and Biases
Influencing Others: the Birbal Way
What’s Your Purpose in the World?
The Threes Have It!
Arise, Awake and Start-up!
Being Bold
Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Sidharth Balakrishna is one of those senior executives who also has a strong passion for teaching. His classes have received excellent feedback from the executive batches at FMS, University of Delhi. In this book, he stresses on a structured and analytical approach towards strategy and decision-making, which will surely benefit readers.

Sunita Singh Sengupta, PhD,
Head and Dean, FMS, University of Delhi

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Sidharth Balakrishna

Sidharth Balakrishna, Group Head- Strategy and Innovation, Essel (Zee) Group and Adjunct Faculty, IIM Indore and FMS, Delhi University. More About Author

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ISBN: 9789353882709