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The much anticipated publication SWITCH- How 12 Indian Companies Managed Change Successfully authored by Dr Sujaya Banerjee was launched on 27th March 2014 at Gallops Banquets, Mumbai in the presence of over a hundred CEOs and senior HR Leaders from the industry.
Published by Bloomsbury India, SWITCH chronicles 12 award winning stories of Change and Transformation from organizations across India Inc and has been described as ‘a substantial, important, and transformational book’ and a ‘must-read’ by Global Thought Leaders who have had the opportunity to review the book.
SWITCH comprises of the Award-winning Transformation Stories from the ‘Best Change Interventions of Asia Study 2012-13’ including stories from organizations like Capgemini, Dr Reddy’s, GVK MIAL, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited, Lafarge, Mahindra & Mahindra, PNB Housing Finance, SAIL, Tata Motors, Wartsila, Wipro and Zensar. Each story in this book is a real life story of identifying the need to change, rallying support for the change, managing resistance, communicating the change and triumphing by institutionalizing the change successfully.
The Launch event commenced with Dr Sujaya Banerjee (Founder-L&OD Roundtable) welcoming representatives from the participating organizations featured in the book, HR Luminaries and members of the Press who were present at the Grand Launch Event. Dr Banerjee lauded the exceptional Transformation Efforts undertaken by each Finalist organization and re-iterated that SWITCH was aligned to the L&OD Roundtable’s vision of creating an indigenous repository of stories and best practices.
The Grand Launch included a Panel Discussion featuring eminent CXOs from India Inc. - Rajeev Dubey (President-Group HR, Mahindra), Adil Malia (President HR, Essar), Prabir Jha (President HR, Reliance Industries) and Himanshu Chakrawarti (CEO-The Mobile Store). The Panel Discussion centred around the theme of ‘Leaders as Change Managers – Is Change Management the most important competency for India Inc?’
Priced at Rs 399/- SWITCH is now available at all leading bookstores and leading e-commerce websites. SWITCH is also available as a one day Master Class and a two day workshop . For more details on SWITCH and the L&OD Roundtable please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +91 9930136628
Why SWITCH is a must-read for Transformation Leaders globally:
· Switch chronicles 12 inspirational real-life Transformation stories from Indian organizations
· Switch is a Best practices repository across sectors including manufacturing, IT, Consulting, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Automobiles, Healthcare etc
· Switch contains Key Insights on what these 12 Award-winning organisations did differently to drive and sustain Change Efforts
· Switch contains Strategic inputs and practical tips on how Change Managers can drive Transformation efforts in your own organizations
· Switch contains a detailed repository of Change Management tools including Articles, Checklists, Videos and Summaries – a Must-have for every Change Manager!
What Industry Practitioners/Thought Leaders/ Academicians have to say about Switch!
‘A substantial, important, and transformational book, Dr Banerjee’s case studies bring to life Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model and provide us with proven examples of successful change despite organizational, market, and industrial challenges. Enormously helpful to both those who are facing change now or will be soon enough!
Marshall Goldsmith, Million-selling author and editor of 32 books, including the New York Times bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
‘L&OD Roundtable, by bringing out Switch: How 12 Indian Companies Managed Change Successfully, has done an excellent service for India Inc., as it validates an old aphorism in new style—when the going gets tough, the innovative get going.’
Sudhir Vasudeva, Chairman & Managing Director, ONGC Ltd
‘I found myself completely absorbed by the compelling “in the field” stories of leading and managing change in a variety of organizations. Culling what each company did that was distinctive and then sharing the lessons any of us that play a role in transformation should pay attention was simply powerful. This book is a must-read for anyone wanting to understand the art and science of profound change while also considering how to find the best path for an organization’s unique journey. I applaud wholeheartedly that this book evolved from thoughtful leaders who wanted to reflect, learn, share and grow as a community.’
Teresa Roche, PhD, Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, Agilent Technologies
‘I congratulate you for such a good documentation of the Change Interventions. I am sure these inspirational stories will make many more organizations and their managers to undertake change interventions and bring pride to their organization, profession and the countries where they are doing business. I am sure this book will be read globally by CEOs, students, managers, teachers, researchers and change facilitators.’
T.V. Rao, ex-Professor IIM Ahmedabad, Chairman T.V. Rao Learning Systems