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Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting

Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting

Creating the Magic of Radical yet Sustainable Transformation

RA Mashelkar
,
Ravi Pandit
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An exhilarating manifesto for the future, this book convinces readers to make the shift from reactive leapfrogging to proactive pole-vaulting through radical transformation.

The unique ‘3-4-7 framework’ demonstrates how a paralysing mass of problems can be brought down to a formidable formula, thus making every problem solvable, no matter how big and complex. The book is dotted with inspiring case studies that can instil confidence in people from across the world to put this framework into practice for assured success.

Dr Mashelkar and Mr Pandit ably show in this must-read book that-as an interplay of global issues constantly raise the bar for innovation today-there has never been a better time to use our learnings to pole-vault over those bars into a new future!

Imprint: Penguin Viking

Published: Dec/2018

ISBN: 9780670089956

Length : 304 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting

Creating the Magic of Radical yet Sustainable Transformation

RA Mashelkar
,
Ravi Pandit

An exhilarating manifesto for the future, this book convinces readers to make the shift from reactive leapfrogging to proactive pole-vaulting through radical transformation.

The unique ‘3-4-7 framework’ demonstrates how a paralysing mass of problems can be brought down to a formidable formula, thus making every problem solvable, no matter how big and complex. The book is dotted with inspiring case studies that can instil confidence in people from across the world to put this framework into practice for assured success.

Dr Mashelkar and Mr Pandit ably show in this must-read book that-as an interplay of global issues constantly raise the bar for innovation today-there has never been a better time to use our learnings to pole-vault over those bars into a new future!

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RA Mashelkar

Raghunath Mashelkar, FRS, is one of India's foremost science and innovation leaders. He gave transformative leadership to CSIR as its director general. He chaired the National Innovation Foundation and also several corporate innovation boards. His global recognitions include forty-one honorary doctorates, the prestigious TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, the Star of Asia award and the Padma Vibhushan. He conceptualized 'Gandhian engineering', leading to the emergence of innovation's holy grail of 'more from less for more people', which is now globally acknowledged.

Ravi Pandit is the chairman of KPIT Technologies Ltd, a global leader in innovative automotive technologies committed to deliver green, smart and safe mobility. He is also the founder/trustee of Janwani, an institution focused on urban social transformation. A management graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a gold medallist chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants, Ravi was awarded an honorary DLitt by the prestigious Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth.

Ravi Pandit

Ravi Pandit is the co-founder and chairman of KPIT Technologies Ltd.

Leapfrogging To Pole-Vaulting – An Excerpt

The Cambridge Dictionary defines leapfrogging as ‘making improvements to your position by going past other people quickly or by missing out some stages’. By definition, pole-vaulting requires you to go over a bar. In innovation, such bars are set by one’s limited aspirations or by the perceived limitations of current technologies. The core idea of ‘pole-vaulting’ […] Read More