Who Cheats and How

Author: Robin Banerjee
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9351505251
Format: PDF
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This book is a definitive account of Frauds and scams popping up in the Corporate World. A result of over six years of rigorous research, the work presents a deeper and comprehensive perspective on corporate scams and frauds. One would be surprised to know about companies that are trusted world over have agreed for multi-billion dollar settlements with the Department of Justice, as most of them have either been found guilty of misconduct or have themselves paid the settlement amounts to close further investigations. How will it feel when we get to know that Banks, wherein we keep our hard earned savings, have been found guilty of fraudulent acts in some way or the other? The list is almost a who’s who of the Banking community. The book will point out another very delicate and sensitive subject and that is the drugs we take. The book will talk in detail about Pharmaceutical Companies who have been found guilty of serious misdeeds. Coming to India, where scandals involving Union Carbide, Satyam Computer, allocation of 2G spectrums involving several telecom companies, and allocation of Coal blocks to companies have made headlines. The book will discuss these and other corporate scandals including GMR-led Delhi Airports, LIC Housing, Bharat Earth Movers Ltd., among others.

Who Cheats and How

Author: Robin Banerjee
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9351502228
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is a definitive account of Frauds and scams popping up in the Corporate World. A result of over six years of rigorous research, the work presents a deeper and comprehensive perspective on corporate scams and frauds. One would be surprised to know about companies that are trusted world over have agreed for multi-billion dollar settlements with the Department of Justice, as most of them have either been found guilty of misconduct or have themselves paid the settlement amounts to close further investigations. How will it feel when we get to know that Banks, wherein we keep our hard earned savings, have been found guilty of fraudulent acts in some way or the other? The list is almost a who’s who of the Banking community. The book will point out another very delicate and sensitive subject and that is the drugs we take. The book will talk in detail about Pharmaceutical Companies who have been found guilty of serious misdeeds. Coming to India, where scandals involving Union Carbide, Satyam Computer, allocation of 2G spectrums involving several telecom companies, and allocation of Coal blocks to companies have made headlines. The book will discuss these and other corporate scandals including GMR-led Delhi Airports, LIC Housing, Bharat Earth Movers Ltd., among others.

The Attacker s Advantage

Author: Ram Charan
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610394755
Format: PDF, ePub
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The phenomenon of uncertainty is not new; what is new is its intensity and potential to change industries and destroy companies. Business leaders can be on the defensive, or they can be on offense, prepared to lead decisively. The ability to deal with uncertainty is perhaps the paramount skill leaders must have to be successful in this era. Without it they risk becoming personally obsolete and driving their companies off a cliff. In The Attacker's Advantage, renowned business expert and bestselling author Ram Charan shows what skills are needed to be able to spot the disruption that is coming, and what actions are necessary to take advantage of these changes. While many leaders know how to cope with operational uncertainty—when, for example, revenue fluctuates—the same cannot be said for dealing with structural uncertainty that can alter the money-making patterns of a company, industry or entire economic sector. Charan demonstrates the huge upside offered by structural uncertainty and provides the concepts and tools—such as being able to spot the catalysts of disruption, building organizational preparedness, developing a financial understanding of the consequences—to take advantage of forces that are creating new customer needs, market segments and ways to make money. Uncertainty is now ubiquitous. The sources of structural change are so varied and fast moving, and their convergence so unpredictable. Digitization and the integration of technologies through software and hardware has already impacted many businesses, but much more is to come. With his unparalleled ability to cut through complexity and provide workable solutions, Ram Charan provides his readers with the ability to anticipate and deal with the biggest threats facing their business.

Inside Unreal Estate

Author: Sushil Kumar Sayal
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9385890719
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A candid tell-all tale of India’s most debated sector Starting off as a trainee engineer, Sushil Kumar Sayal was determined to be a success in real estate, at a time when it was viewed as an unscrupulous profession. He has since worked with companies like Mahindra Gesco, DLF and Alpha G, and has played a significant role in establishing the Real Estate Asset Management (REAM) model in the country. In his fast-paced memoir are many anecdotes of dodgy builders, maverick investors and corrupt bureaucrats..

Systems Thinking for Effective Managers

Author: Prashun Dutta
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 938644674X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Traditional education has been extremely biased towards science, owing primarily to the success that science has demonstrated in the last three centuries. While the methods of science are greatly, if not fully, responsible for its success, these are grossly inadequate in the context of societal systems and the complexities that managers and leaders deal with. The real world is markedly different and heavily interconnected. Systems thinking is the perfect antidote to the stagnation that characterizes managerial theories and practices. Conventional management, constrained by a sanitized world view, is no longer able to deliver as it did in the past. Expanding horizons and thinking holistically unveils the big picture and builds a body of knowledge more suited to the changing times we live in.

The Scam

Author: Debashis Basu
Publisher: South Asia Books
ISBN: 9788185944104
Format: PDF, Docs
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An attempt to analyze the events of the alleged scandal which took place in the Indian stock market during 1992.

The Panama Papers

Author: Bastian Obermayer
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1786071495
Format: PDF
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Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents revealing how the president of Argentina has sequestered millions of dollars of state money for private use. This is just the beginning. Obermayer and fellow Süddeutsche journalist Frederik Obermaier find themselves immersed in the secret world where complex networks of letterbox companies help the super-rich to hide their money. Faced with the contents of the largest data leak in history, they activate an international network of journalists to follow every possible line of inquiry. Operating in the strictest secrecy for over a year, they uncover cases involving European prime ministers and international dictators, emirs and kings, celebrities and aristocrats. The real-life thriller behind the story of the century, The Panama Papers is an intense, unputdownable account that proves, once and for all, that there exists a small elite living by a different set of rules and blows their secret world wide open.

The Satyam Saga

Author: Bhupesh Bhandari
Publisher: Business Standard Books
ISBN: 8190573578
Format: PDF, Kindle
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On Satyam Computer Services scam-- Source other than Library of Congress.

The Double Life Of Ramalinga Raju The Story Of India s Biggest Corporate Fraud

Author: Kingshuk Nag
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9350292564
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How an IT czar ran a $ 2 billion company to the ground .The story of the rise and fall of Ramalinga Raju, promoter of the blue-chip software company Satyam, has no parallel in Indian corporate history. He created a $ 2 billion company in a short period of time, only to leave it penniless. At the heart of the scandal lay the IT barons craving for land (his familys traditional business). To satisfy it, Raju pawned his shareholding in Satyam as well as in his real estate company, Maytas Infra, and allegedly siphoned off funds from both companies. In an elaborate cover-up, Raju also fudged Satyams books to inflate its revenues and profits, to increase the value of its shares. Raju was able to do this for eight years-until the recession hit in 2008 and the bubble blew in his face.Having come into the IT industry by accident-he was not a technology professional himself-Raju became the toast of Hyderabad as he built a company spread across sixty-six countries in five continents. Close to the powerful and the rich, Raju also created a parallel real estate empire, going on to successfully bid for the Hyderabad metro rail project, the one act that brought his house of cards crashing down.How did Raju amass his IT and real estate empires? How could he hoodwink the law, the shareholders, and his employees for so long? This unputdownable fly-on-the-wall narrative, written with incisive depth by Kingshuk Nag, resident editor of the Hyderabad edition of The Times of India, captures the dramatic story of Rajus life.

Ending Corruption

Author: N Vittal
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 8184756569
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The 2010 mega-scams created a crisis of trust in governance and the leadership. Seeking solutions, N. Vittal analyses the record of the institutions involved and traces the roots of the growing rot to the decline of accountability in public life, the lack overall of transparency in governance, besides general greed and decline in integrity. As a prominent insider in government for over four decades, he believes that greater transparency and use of technology and ensuring there is no alternative can reform our system. The curb on use of money power in state elections and the 2010 landmark judgement in the case of P.J. Thomas’s appointment as Central Vigilance Commissioner are such steps. Through greater application of Right to Information, strengthening of watchdog bodies like the judiciary or the Central Election Commission, and choosing people of integrity and commitment to man them, besides an alert civil society and media, Vittal is optimistic of achieving a clean India.