Elephants and cheetahs: the beauty of operations

By: Mukherjee, Saral
Material type: TextTextSeries: IIM Ahmedabad business booksPublisher: Gurgaon Portfolio 2021Description: xx, 396 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical referencesISBN: 9780143451730Subject(s): Management - Business | Operation - Management | Operations strategyDDC classification: FP 658.4012 Summary: Do systems have souls? This book, based on a popular elective at IIM Ahmedabad, examines the hard trade-offs inherent in the design of operating systems and business models to look for answers. It encourages business leaders to ask two different sets of existential questions: does the organization that I am managing have a soul, and if so, what are the strategic choices that enable its synthesis (external orientation) and, do I have a soul and if so who am I (internal orientation)? In the process, it uncovers a beauty inherent in patterns of strategic choices that enables an organizational soul to emerge and an appreciation of the diversity of such souls. https://penguin.co.in/book/elephants-and-cheetahs/
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Do systems have souls? This book, based on a popular elective at IIM Ahmedabad, examines the hard trade-offs inherent in the design of operating systems and business models to look for answers. It encourages business leaders to ask two different sets of existential questions: does the organization that I am managing have a soul, and if so, what are the strategic choices that enable its synthesis (external orientation) and, do I have a soul and if so who am I (internal orientation)? In the process, it uncovers a beauty inherent in patterns of strategic choices that enables an organizational soul to emerge and an appreciation of the diversity of such souls.

https://penguin.co.in/book/elephants-and-cheetahs/

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