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    • Execution

    • The Discipline of Getting Things Done
    • By: Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,182
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      4 out of 5 stars 512
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      4 out of 5 stars 510

    The audio 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 and Ram Charan, who Jack Welch calls "a great practitioner and an insightful theorist," collaborate on a "compelling business story of 'how to get it done.'"

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What did he say?

    • By David on 06-26-06

    Regular price: $26.60

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions

    • By: Ram Charan, Harvard Business Review, Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    If you listen to nothing else on decision making, you should at least hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you and your organization make better choices and avoid common traps.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • so that's what executives talk about

    • By judy on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Leadership Pipeline 2E

    • How to Build the Leadership Powered Company
    • By: Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, James Noel
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
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      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Strong leaders at all levels within an organization are a requisite for business success. Yet the leadership pipeline—the internal architecture for growing leaders—is often broken or non-existent. This updated edition of the best-selling The Leadership Pipeline has been revised to help address the challenges of today’s business environment. Anchored in experience, it offers a tested model for planning leadership succession and development that has proven to get results.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful !

    • By Jithin on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • What the CEO Wants You to Know, Expanded and Updated

    • How Your Company Really Works
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: David H. Lawrence XVII
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Completely rewritten for today's business world, What the CEO Wants You to Know, expanded and updated, written by best-selling author Ram Charan, describes the fundamentals behind every business, from street vendors in Mumbai to Fortune 500 companies. Drawing on stories from Uber, Amazon, Apple, Toyota, Netflix, Lyft, The Limited, Walmart, GE, and Starbucks, Charan, in the most accessible language imaginable, explains the ins and outs of how companies work.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not original

    • By Michael A. Garcia on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The High-Potential Leader

    • How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact
    • By: Ram Charan, Geri Willigan
    • Narrated by: Bob Reed
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Companies need high potential leaders (Hi-Pos) more than ever before to help them adapt to today's tumultuous, digitally-driven business environment. If you meet the Hi-Po criteria, you're in high demand - and this book explains how to fast-track yourself.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Attacker's Advantage

    • Turning Uncertainty into Breakthrough Opportunities
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    In The Attacker's Advantage, Charan reveals the upside of uncertainty for those leaders who are nimbly positioned to anticipate the catalysts of disruption and embrace change. He updates and adapts the principles of his previous best sellers to address the current turbulent business environment, cutting through the veil of complexity to concentrate on the new customer needs and expectations and providing the tools for corporate leaders to take their companies to a higher level.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic book - volume lower than usual

    • By Jim West on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Secrets of Great CEO Selection

    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why do some people have a knack for choosing leaders who will take companies to new heights?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Game-Changer

    • How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation
    • By: A. G. Lafley, Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Here's 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; improved organic revenue growth, cash flow, and operating margins; and averaged earnings per share growth of 12 percent. Through eye-opening stories, A. G. Lafley and Ram Charan show how P&G and companies such as Honeywell, Nokia, LEGO, GE, HP, and DuPont have become game-changers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Staggeringly Bad

    • By Book fan on 02-07-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Global Tilt

    • Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The tilt (tilt): 1. The shift in business and economic power from countries of the north to the fast-developing markets and economies of the south - not only China, India and Brazil, but also the Middle East and parts of Africa. 2. The result of unstoppable forces, including the volatile global financial system, digitization, the rise of state capitalism and a new global middle class that is both youthful and urban- forces by which industries and economies rapidly emerge and change the global playing field.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • get a grip and get on with it

    • By urvois on 05-11-13
    • Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 02-26-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Leadership Pipeline

    • How To Build the Leadership Powered Company
    • By: James Noel, Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel are three eminent business consultants on the cutting edge of the knowledge economy. They have coached managers at many world-class organizations; now their combined expertise on the subject of leadership is condensed in this fascinating audiobook.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless

    • By Bella on 12-05-17

    Regular price: $52.33

    • Leaders at All Levels

    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A serious crisis looms in American management today. More and more CEOs are failing; there remains an acute shortage of capable replacements. The true dilemma in leadership is the stagnant state of corporate leadership development. Because companies fail to hone their unit managers' leadership abilities, they are never able to fill their succession pipelines. With unit managers stagnating, companies have difficulty executing at every level, compounding the crisis.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Owning Up

    • The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In Owning Up, business advisor and corporate governance expert Ram Charan answers these and other burning questions on the minds of directors and business leaders. He describes best practices that are emerging in boardrooms he has observed firsthand. And he provides practical recommendations on a range of issues, from compensation to dealing with external constituencies.

    • The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 07-06-09
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Talent Masters

    • Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers
    • By: Bill Conaty, Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Bob Walter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    If talent is the leading indicator of whether a business is up or down, a success or a failure (and it is)... do you know how to accurately judge raw human talent? Understand a person's unique combination of traits? Develop that talent? Convert what supposedly are "soft" subjective judgments about people into objective criteria that are as specific, verifiable, and concrete as the contents of a financial statement? The talent masters do. They put people before numbers for a simple reason....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only for corporate execs

    • By Christopher W Chrebet on 12-09-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Profitable Growth is Everyone's Business

    • 10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Harry Chase
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Growth is everyone's business, not solely the concern of the sales force or top management. Just as everyone participates in cost reduction, so must everyone be engaged in the growth agenda of the business. Every contact of each employee with a customer is an opportunity for revenue growth. That includes everyone from the people working in a company's call center to the CEO.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing groundbreaking

    • By Jason Wu on 06-06-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Know-How

    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    How often have you heard someone with a commanding presence deliver a bold vision that turned out to be nothing more than rhetoric and hot air? All too often we mistake the appearance of leadership for the real deal. Without a doubt, intelligence, vision, and the ability to communicate are important. But something big is missing: the know-how of running a business.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • What the Customer Wants You to Know

    • How Everybody Needs to Think Differently about Sales
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    More than ever, these days, the sales process often turns into a war about price: a frustrating, unpleasant war that takes all the fun out of selling. But there's a better way to think about sales, says best-selling author Ram Charan, who is famous for clarifying and simplifying difficult business problems.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Solution Selling for dummies

    • By Gerardo on 05-02-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Confronting Reality

    • Doing What Matters to Get Things Right
    • By: Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Gray
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Confronting Reality will change the way you think about and run your business. It is the first book that shows how to connect the big picture of the new era of business with the nitty-gritty of what to do about it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • On Point

    • By Bernard on 11-27-04

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Game-Changer

    • How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation
    • By: Ram Charan, A. G. Lafley
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Here's 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; improved organic revenue growth, cash flow, and operating margins; and averaged earnings per share growth of 12 percent. Through eye-opening stories, A. G. Lafley and Ram Charan show how P&G and companies such as Honeywell, Nokia, LEGO, GE, HP, and DuPont have become game-changers.

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Ram Charan on The Attacker's Advantage

    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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    There is no company that is too big to fail. There will be outside forces coming that will either be competitors or change the landscape of industry; it's only a matter of time. Ram Charan, author of The Attacker's Advantage, joins us to talk about how to get out ahead of competition and adapt to all changes.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Harvard Business Review, April 2001

    • By: Egon Zehnder, Noel M. Tichy, Ram Charan, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Highlights
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    From the pages of Harvard Business Review hear Ram Charan, adviser to top executives at companies like GE and Ford, on "Conquering a Culture of Indecision"; Leonard L. Berry, founder of Texas A&M's Center for Retailing Studies, on "The Old Pillars of New Retailing"; and more. These articles, which originally appeared in the April 2001 issue of Harvard Business Review, are offered in audio form exclusively through Audible.

    Regular price: $6.95