R. Gopalakrishnan has been a professional manager for forty-two years. He serves as an executive director of Tata Sons Ltd, and as a director on the board of Tata Power, Tata Technologies, AkzoNobel India, Castrol India and ABP Pvt. Ltd. He began his career in 1967 as a computer analyst with Hindustan Lever after studying physics in Kolkata and electronic engineering at IIT Kharagpur.
An invaluable source of inspiration to help leaders understand themselves and overcome their barriers to success
For centuries, we have learnt what's not taught through our own experiences and the stories of others. Even today, only 3 per cent of leadership development occurs due to classroom training. In fact, for most managers, 'the penny drops' only when we are at the end of our careers.
In this book, R. Gopalakrishnan shares some valuable learnings from his decades of corporate experience, through a series of engaging stories. When the Penny Drops encourages you to reflect on yourself, and will help you learn by identifying the success mantras embedded in you.