Ram Charan

Ram Charan has is a long-time advisor to CEOs and boards of many of the world’s best companies on issues such as strategy, corporate governance, and succession. He is also a prolific author with 16 books to his name, including the bestseller Execution, coauthored with Larry Bossidy, and The Game Changer, coauthored with A.G. Lafley. His most recent book is The Talent Masters. He has MBA and doctorate degrees from Harvard Business School and is a Distinguished Fellow of the National Association of Human Resources.

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CEOs in Tumultuous Times

Even before the recent Wall Street debacle, CEOs had begun asking: How much more difficult, complex and volatile is the [...]

Ram Charan Leadership & Strategy December 12 2008

Setting Goals When the World Turns Upside Down

Goals are tied to how the business is positioned. In a complex and rapidly changing world, the nature of the [...]

Ram Charan Entrepreneurial CEO March 14 2007

Confront Behaviors That Harm the Team’s Effectiveness

Leaders often avoid conflict, hoping that a problem with one of their direct reports’ behavior will somehow resolve itself. They [...]

Ram Charan Entrepreneurial CEO March 12 2007

Judgment and Strength of a Leader

The greatest psychological challenge in setting and acting on priorities has to do with resource allocation. Whether in a group [...]

Ram Charan Entrepreneurial CEO March 3 2007

Inflation Watch: Are You Prepared?

Ram Charan, long-time advisor to CEOs and prolific business author, writes exclusively for ChiefExecutive.net on the possibility that the US is about to see significant inflation in the marketplace. Giants like Clorox and Procter & Gamble are already feeling the pressure; P&G raised some prices 9% recently. Are you ready?

Ram Charan Global Business May 11 2011

Secrets of CEO Talent Masters with Ram Charan

This webinar, sponsored by Deloitte, was done exclusively for Chief Executive by Ram Charan. Charan is a longtime advisor to CEOs and boards and has even co-authored a book with Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley. In this webinar Charan discusses why talent needs to be managed as carefully as numbers and highlights specific practices by Talent Master companies such as GE, P&G, Unilever, and Agilent.

Ram Charan Videos April 5 2011

Dealing with Dysfunctional Directors

What to do when a bad apple is spoiling your board.

Ram Charan Governance/Compliance July 7 2012

Dealing with Dysfunctional Directors

Ram Charan July 7 2012

Taking Back the Reins

The crisis of American capitalism is real. But if we want to fix it, we can’t wait for Washington. We need to do it ourselves.

Ram Charan Corporate Finance , Governance/Compliance October 21 2012

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