About the book
"There are many books on leadership. What the CEO Really Wants from You is one of the few to address the question that is uppermost in the mind of any manager: What someone should be doing to make his or her boss a partner rather than an opponent.R. Gopalakrishnan brings over forty-five years of experience to this subject in some of the most challenging jobs. In this extremely practical book informed by the wisdom he has gleaned over the years, he offers the reader the benefit of all he has learnt, summarized in the four As Accomplishment,Affability, Advocacy and Authenticity. This is a book that will be of immense use to any manager, and one that just might bring the answers it takes years to find: what the CEO really expects from you."
About the Author
R. Gopalakrishnan has worked for over forty-five years as a manager, thirty-one years at Hindustan Unilever and fourteen years at Tata. Currently, he is a director at Tata Sons Limited, the chairman of Tata AutoComp Systems, Rallis India and Metahelix Life Sciences, and vice-chairman of Tata Chemicals. His books include The Case of the Bonsai Manager and When the Penny Drops: Learning What is Not.