There's No Elevator to the Top

There's No Elevator to the Top

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A top corporate recruiter reveals what it takes to reach the top of a major corporation. Few people have as deep an understanding of corporate leadership as Umesh Ramakrishnan. As vice chairman of CTPartners, one of the worlda€™s premier search firms, he has placed dozens of C-level executives at companies around the globe. Now he shares powerful lessons from his long career and also from exclusive interviews with top CEOa€™s. Ramakrishnan identifies the qualities that distinguish those who are likely to make it from those who arena€™t. And he explains, for instance: Why the surest route to the top is not always straight up the greasy pole How ita€™s possible to have a star team without everyone being a star Why your listening skills need as much attention as your communication skills How to meet the challengesa€”and grasp the opportunitiesa€”of globalization Therea€™s No Elevator to the Top is like an exclusive lunch date with a tableful of CEOs, as Ramakrishnan features the insights of dozens of top leaders at companies like Dell, Cadbury Schweppes, Aetna, BT Group, Pepsi, Infosys, and Ecopetrol.Most corporations today have formal employee evaluation programs. A popular one is the a€œ360-degree evaluation, a€ where employees get active feedback on both performance and cultural fit from other employees above them, below them, anbsp;...


Title:There's No Elevator to the Top
Author: Umesh Ramakrishnan
Publisher:Penguin - 2008-11-13
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