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A Biography Of Innovations

A Biography Of Innovations

From Birth To Maturity

R. Gopalakrishnan
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R Gopalakrishnan
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R. Gopalakrishnan, the bestselling author of The Case of the Bonsai Manager, explores how concepts turn into ideas, which then become prototypes, models and products. Defining thought as the ancestor of innovation; as without thought, there could be no innovation, he explores the impending questions such as – What happens next? How can you take on challenges and keep your ideas relevant? The Biography of Innovation is the definitive book on the life cycle of new ideas and transformations.

Imprint: India Portfolio

Published: Nov/2017

ISBN: 9780143456186

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

A Biography Of Innovations

From Birth To Maturity

R. Gopalakrishnan
,
R Gopalakrishnan

R. Gopalakrishnan, the bestselling author of The Case of the Bonsai Manager, explores how concepts turn into ideas, which then become prototypes, models and products. Defining thought as the ancestor of innovation; as without thought, there could be no innovation, he explores the impending questions such as – What happens next? How can you take on challenges and keep your ideas relevant? The Biography of Innovation is the definitive book on the life cycle of new ideas and transformations.

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R. Gopalakrishnan

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.

R Gopalakrishnan

R. Gopalakrishnan is corporate adviser, The Mindworks. He is the author of bestselling books such as The Case of the Bonsai Manager, When the Penny Drops: Learning What's Not Taught and A Biography of Innovations: From Birth to Maturity. He studied physics at Kolkata University, engineering at IIT Kharagpur and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He has served as the chairman of Unilever Arabia, MD of Brooke Bond Lipton, vice chairman of Hindustan Lever, and as the executive director of Tata Sons and several Tata companies. He also serves as an independent director of listed companies like Akzo Nobel India, Castrol India and Hemas Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka. Gopal mentors a start-up called Mapmygenome Private Limited, the board of which he chairs. He is actively engaged in both instructional and inspirational speaking.

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