Master the nuances of planning in India using Packt's new book

June 2012 | Enterprise

Aimed at all managers who wish to be more effective by better understanding the management frameworks and how they apply to the Indian IT and ITes sectors – IT Product Development, Services, Backend processing, and BPO

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its first ever book on Management techniques, Management in India: Grow,from an accidental to a successful manager in the IT &,Knowledge Industry. This easy-to-read book explains management frameworks using Indian context and scenarios, which would help readers grow from an individual Contributor to a successful Manager.

About the Author:

Rahul Goyal, an accomplished manager with a rich experience of nearly two decades in the software industry, began his career at UBICS, Bangalore as a programmer working on e-mail systems in India. He started managing people very early in his career and honed his skills in Bangalore, India, and then in Silicon Valley, USA working for Oracle Corporation. He now works as Director of Engineering at Intuit India.

Management in India, will enable aspiring managers understand the top skills and competencies expected out of them, effects of attrition and the need of communication in an organization. It will also help them apply these skills effectively on a daily basis. This book can also be used as a training guide to build the foundation of management thought processes and frameworks.

It provides managers with real world examples to build and nurture positive team spirit to maximize productivity. It also balances the management theory and real world practical information and focuses on various aspects such as common pitfalls and practical insights.

The chapters emphasized in the book are;

  1. Chapter 1: Whose Side Are You On?
  2. Chapter 2: Transition: From Individual Contributor to a Manager
  3. Chapter 3: Basic Skills, Traits, and Competencies of a Manager
  4. Chapter 4: Teamwork and Team Building
  5. Chapter 5: Communicating
  6. Chapter 6: Motivation
  7. Chapter 7: Hiring
  8. Chapter 8: Performance Evaluation
  9. Chapter 9: Attrition
  10. Chapter 10: Managing – Remoteness, Work-Life, Gen Y, and Diversity
  11. Chapter 11: Effective Planning
  12. Chapter 12: How to Grow As a Manager
  13. Chapter 13: Summing it Up

Style and Approach:

This book focuses on the real-world understanding of management concepts so as to maximize learning. Although it explains management frameworks using Indian context and scenarios, these management principles remain the same across all sectors, which would benefit professionals from other sectors as well.

About Packt Publishing: Packt Publishing is a modern, innovative publishing company with a print on demand mantra that enables them to not only keep up the frequent developments in the technology industry, but to focus on specialist, niche technology areas. For more information, please visit http://www.PacktPub.com


Management in India: Grow from an Accidental to a successful manager in the IT & knowledge industry
 A real-world, practical book for a professional in his journey to becoming a successful manager in India

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/information-technology-management-in-india/book

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