Raffles: lessons in business leadershipAuthor: Madden, Paul Publisher: Who's Who Publishing, 2003.Language: EnglishDescription: 112 p. : Ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9814062006Type of document: Book
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HD6951.2 .M33 2003
CONTENTS Raffles :: Lessons in Business Leadership Raffles Lessons in Business Leadership Introduction A Brief Sketch of Raffles' Life The Company - The East India Company The Market -The East Indies Raffles' Lessons for Business Leaders THE LESSONS 1 Build a learning organisation 2 Actively scan the business environment 3 Make yourself indispensable 4 Spot the market gap and get there fast 5 Don't be afraid to challenge the received wisdom 6 Find a good mentor 7 Have a long term vision, but pursue it pragmatically 8 Sell yourself and your ideas 9 Set smart goals and monitor performance 10 Set clear reporting lines 11 Work with the market 12 Build wider stakeholder relationships 13 Be a good corporate citizen 14 Know when to put on a show 15 Create teams not enemies 16 Respect local cultures 17 Speak the customer's language 18 Have a supportive spouse 19 Make sure the numbers add up 20 Watch the work-life balance - is it all worth it?