‘ What comes first - Numbers or Core Values ’ ? A first hand encounter describing a gory incident between the top management of a leading Global MNC and the Trade Union members will keep the readers intrigued and in suspense right till the end..
“Culture trumps strategy every time” – A Myth ? Through the story telling mode, the author talked about how a 105 year old orthodox organisation could challenge its own value system when newly inducted CEO through strategy of “No clichés – destruct to construct”, brought in transformation.
‘ What prevents leaders to attract talent whose potential could be higher than them ‘ ? A phenomenon called the “indispensability syndrome” is often confused with human insecurity and It delves into the psycho – analysis aspects too.
The author highlighted few more real life anecdotes, scenarios with mysterious suspense. Focus was on organization’s Strategic intent, Revenues, Core Values, Culture, and most importantly Leadership styles. While concluding, his magical aspirations on new mantra of leadership would immerse readers in the depths of their thoughts.
Madhusudan Dutta has weaved together enchanting, thrilling, curated real life – stories. This book would be an enchanting read yet stimulating comprehensions contrasting to the conventional theories.
Right from his early days as a student, Madhu has always been passionate about people, understanding their mind and analyzing varied behavioral patterns. His participation in student unions, social work & competitive sports, gave him a deeper understanding of people’s thoughts and behavior.
Post his Management in HR focused on behavioral science followed by his professional journey as head of people management in world’s leading pharmaceutical MNC, one of the top brands Indian MNC in rural FMCG and subsequently in a large family business focused on Infrastructure, elevated Madhu’s strategic leadership position where he now sits on various boards of large organizations pan-India. In order to further his knowledge and skill, he took up advance courses in strategic leadership at the prestigious London Business School, followed by a course on Coaching and mentoring at ICFAI, Dubai.
Madhu’s comprehension of leadership dynamics through the lenses of behavioral science coupled with intense research has accorded him with several awards as a thought leader. In this book he shares ‘insightful experiences’ through real life anecdotes from the corporates on leadership dynamics. Interestingly, such episodes also touch upon cause and effect of ‘failure stories’, which are interesting ‘case studies’ for management practitioners.