How does one become a chief executive officer ? Is there a certain blueprint to follow in order to attain this prestigious title? What professional and personal traits are necessary for the position? Technically, anyone can fill the chief executive slot, but typically those who have distinguished themselves in some manner and have strong leadership ... (more)
At Sankaty Head Golf Club , a circa 1923 links course that features a working lighthouse and hugs the shoreline in Siasconset, some wait a dozen years to join a membership roster that includes Jack Welch , the former chairman and chief executive of General Electric, and Bob Wright, the former chairman of NBC Universal .
Why would anybody spend a ton of money training employees if there's no way to actually prove it works? Would you say, "I'm not going to buy a six-figure education for my kid to go to college unless I can prove it'll get her a six-figure job"? Not likely.
In the interview, Mr Shahani discusses India's future as a global pharmaceutical innovation centre, balancing profit and social responsibility, building an innovation culture, society's stake in patents and curbing the fake drugs industry, lessons from Jack Welch on investing in people, and building effective walls between business and personal ... (more)