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RAM CHARAN is the coauthor of the bestseller Execution and the author of What the CEO Wants You to Know, Know-How, and many other books. Dr. Charan grew up in India, where he first learned the art and science of business in his family’s shoe shop. After earning his M.B.A. and D.B.A. from Harvard Business School, he taught for a number of years at both Harvard and Northwestern. He now advises the leaders and boards of companies around the world, including GE, DuPont, Nokia, Verizon, and the Thomson Corporation. What people around the world proclaim are Ram’s practicality and the value... Read More

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Confronting Reality
Master the New Model for Success
Written by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: October 19, 2004
Price: $15.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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Execution
The Discipline of Getting Things Done
Written by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan and Charles Burck


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: June 4, 2002
Price: $27.50

The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job

Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. Ram... Read more >

Execution
The Discipline of Getting Things Done
Written by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan and Charles Burck


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $16.99

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Every Business Is a Growth Business
How Your Company Can Prosper Year After Year
Written by Ram Charan and Noel Tichy


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: April 4, 2000
Price: $16.99

Every Business Is a Growth Business is a distillation of what the authors and these unique leaders have learned about profitable growth:

* If your business isn't growing substantially and profitability, it's dying
* Any business can grow profitably. There is no such thing as a mature business
* A company grows because growth... Read more >

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Global Tilt
Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
Written by Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $28.00

According to business adviser and bestselling author Ram Charan, a “global tilt” is a shifting of corporate and economic power away from the countries of the Global North (generally defined as including North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan) and toward the... Read more >

Global Tilt
Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
Written by Ram Charan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.99

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Know-How
The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform from Those Who Don't
Written by Ram Charan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audio CD and an unabridged audiobook download.

Profitable Growth Is Everyone's Business
9 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning
Written by Ram Charan


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: January 20, 2004
Price: $13.99

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Profitable Growth Is Everyone's Business
10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning
Written by Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: January 20, 2004
Price: $23.00

With his new book, Profitable Growth is Everyone's Business, the coauthor of the international bestseller Execution has created the how-to guide for solving today’s toughest business challenge: creating profitable growth that is organic, differentiated, and sustainable.

For many, growth is about “home runs”—the big bold idea, the next new thing, the product... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

What the CEO Wants You to Know
How Your Company Really Works
Written by Ram Charan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: March 15, 2001
Price: $12.99

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What the CEO Wants You To Know, Expanded and Updated
How Your Company Really Works
Written by Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $23.00

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What the CEO Wants You to Know
Using Your Business Acumen to Understand How Your Company Really Works
Written by Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 13, 2001
Price: $21.00

"What the CEO Wants You to Know is a book that should be read by everyone-from the newest recruit to the most seasoned senior manager."
— Jac Nasser, CEO and President, Ford Motor Company

"These ideas help simplify complexity and provide a lifetime of value. What the CEO Wants You to Know is... Read more >
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What the CEO Wants You To Know, Expanded and Updated
How Your Company Really Works
Written by Ram Charan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $

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The Talent Masters
Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers
Written by Bill Conaty and Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $27.50

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The Talent Masters
Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers
Written by Bill Conaty and Ram Charan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $15.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.

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The Game-Changer
How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation
Written by A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $27.50

How you can increase and sustain organic revenue and profit growth . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job.

Over the past seven years, Procter & Gamble has tripled profits; significantly improved organic revenue growth, cash flow, and operating margins; and averaged earnings per share... Read more >

The Game-Changer
How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation
Written by A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $15.99

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