What the CEO Wants You To Know: How Your Company Really Works, Expanded and Updated

  • 4h 19m 59s
  • Ram Charan
  • The Random House Audio Publishing Group
  • 2017

The classic on the universal laws of business success, completely revised and updated for today's leaders

Completely rewritten for today's business world, What the CEO Wants You to Know, expanded and updated, written by best-selling author Ram Charan, describes the fundamentals behind every business, from street vendors in Mumbai to Fortune 500 companies. Drawing on stories from Uber, Amazon, Apple, Toyota, Netflix, Lyft, The Limited, Walmart, GE, and Starbucks, Charan, in the most accessible language imaginable, explains the ins and outs of how companies work, from gross revenue and operating costs to inventory and cash flow, from turnover, profits, and margins to return on capital and accounts payable and receivable, from product quality to sales. A classic in the business literature, with hundreds of thousands of copies in print, this short and engaging book is like a miniature MBA course.

For everyone who wants to master and understand the levers that drive a successful business, What the CEO Wants You to Know is the perfect answer.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - How This Book Can Help You
  • Chapter 2 - What the Best CEOs and Street Vendors Share: The Essence of Business Thinking
  • Chapter 3 - Every Business is the Same Inside: The Four Things Every Company Everywhere Needs to Master
  • Chapter 4 - The Total Business
  • Chapter 5 - Real-World Complexity: Setting the Path and the Priorities
  • Chapter 6 - From Making Money to Creating Wealth
  • Chapter 7 - Putting Everything Together: How Amazon Makes Money
  • Chapter 8 - Expanding Capacity Through Flawless Execution
  • Chapter 9 - Synchronization
  • Chapter 10 - Your Part in the Big Picture


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