Smart Moves: Rewiring 24 Critical Management Challenges

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Smart Moves takes a distinctive look at essential issues faced by today's business managers. Avoiding jargon and mystique, the book provides straightforward opinions and practical advice on how managers can handle everyday business and career challenges.

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About the Author:

Raja Thuraisingham is a Malaysian who currently resides in Bangkok and travels extensively in SE Asia. He was educated in the United Kingdom, where he attended School and University, graduating in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics.

Raja has had a varied career, including 26 years at Accenture, the world's leading management consulting firm, where he specialised in large, complex IT Projects and Business Process Outsourcing. He retired from Accenture as the Managing Partner in charge of the Asia Pacific Resources Operating Group.

Prior to his long stint in Accenture, Raja has variously worked for the UK Government, the Malaysian Government and a large International Bank.

He has subsequently been involved in several start-up companies, including a Shanghai-based Software Company and a Bangkok-based Medical Tourism Business.

Besides being a Director of Bluetoffee, he is a part-time University Lecturer at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. At Bluetoffee, he is responsible for Publishing and contributing new ideas.

He is an avid reader and a gadget freak, and enjoys listening to almost any kind of good music.

He strongly believes that good design is the starting point for all successful business ideas.

Antony Feeny is an experienced business, strategic, financial and organisational consultant who has lived all over Asia for the last 20 years. He graduated from Oxford University, England, in Classics (Part 1) and Economics (Part 2), and is a professionally qualified public finance accountant. He has worked in the public, private, developmental and academic sectors, and has 25 years' management consulting experience gained in 18 countries advising and working with more than 50 public, private and non-profit organisations. He has consulted in many industries in a wide range of areas including strategic and business planning, organisational development, management information, operational improvement, and privatisation. He has worked for two major international consulting companies as well as running his own Asia-based strategy consulting company, and during that time has advised and worked with organisations ranging from small family enterprises to enormous multinationals. Antony is currently Professor of Management Practice at Nordic International Management Institute, a new international business school in Chengdu in Sichuan Province, Western China.

Review:

I recommend all my employees and students to read Smart Moves. It covers key aspects of management in an interesting and structured way. It's easy to read and gives lots of practical guidance to both the aspiring and the experienced manager. --Professor Dr. Per V. Jenster, President, Nordic International Management Institute, Chengdu, China

Smart Moves is an excellent, condensed guide to being a better manager. It covers almost the entire field of management in a simple, direct but insightful way. I strongly recommend it to any manager who wishes to improve. --Goh Aik Meng, Country Managing Partner, Malaysia, Resources ASEAN CSG Director, Accenture

Smart Moves depicts management as it really is. It provides a clear and concise view of major issues for the novice manager while also offering realistic advice on daily management challenges to those already in senior positions. I also strongly recommend this book to students of management courses in universities and business schools who aspire to a career in business management and who will appreciate this as a robust and entertaining foundation. --Anders Lundquist, President, Pacific 2000 International Recruitments

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