Twenty-one success sutras for chief executives

M.S. Rao (MSR Leadership Consultants, Hyderabad, India)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Publication date: 9 March 2015

Abstract

Purpose

Provides chief executives with 21 tools for success in the turbulent global business environment.

Design/methodology/approach

Illustrates the main points with the examples of such successful international leaders as Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, A. G. Lafley, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, Jeff Bezos, Herb Kelleher and Tony Hsieh.

Findings

Emphasizes the importance of valuing people, adapting to change, encouraging innovation and training for the future.

Practical implications

Demonstrates how to overcome leadership challenges, including those from the increasing scope and pace of change and the growing internationalism of business.

Social implications

Argues that successful chief executives are able to get the best out of their people and understand their customers, no matter what their background.

Originality/value

Helps leaders to overcome volatility, complexity and ambiguity and even turn them to their advantage.

Keywords

Citation

M.S. Rao (2015) "Twenty-one success sutras for chief executives", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 23 No. 2, pp. 34-37

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DOI

: https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-01-2015-0006

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2015, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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