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Ram Charan´s Biography

Ram Charan born in 1939 in Uttar Pradesh, India. Ram Charan obtained engineer's degree at the Banaras Hindu University, after Charan graduate worked in Australia and Hawaii and finally study at Harvard's University where he earned an MBA and a doctorate.
Ram Charan began working at a shoe store in India, and he has managed to become one of the more important business advisors of the world lending his services in companies like GE, Verizon, Novartis, Dupont, Thomson Corporation, Honeywell, KLM, Bank of America…

Ram Charan has written a good number of books like The Discipline of Getting Things Done and Confronting Reality or, What the CEO Wants You to Know, Boards at Work, Every Business Is a Growth Busines. He has taught with great success people about the world of business and he has won the Bell Ringer award at GE's famous Crotonville Institute and best teacher award at Northwestern.

Summary: Leadership in the Era of Economic Uncertainty

Chad Holliday is an executive of DuPont company, Holliday observed the arrival of the economic crisis, he tries to avoid that the crisis affect his company, Holliday asked to the executives that do not spend effective to avoid the contagion of the crisis, accomplishing a direct contact with the executives of every department (8 departments). Intend to reduce expenses avoiding meetings and business travel, we have to attempt more austere.

In this book, Ram Charan explain to us like to avoid the crisis at a company, a leader is supposed to anticipate problems, to prevent events, doing less difficult strategies, continuing a direct contact with the employees, taking correct solutions, reducing the unnecessary expenses, having one good information on the company's several departments …

Ram Charan shows the conditions that he has to have a leader in times of economic crisis, a leader is supposed to be able to maintain the company in some plights, then to us it will be when they see the true leaders.

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