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Pitch It ! : Inspirational Stories from the Cricket Dressing Room to the Corporate Boardroom (English)

Author: Dev Prasad
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Pitch It ! : Inspirational Stories from the Cricket Dressing Room to the Corporate Boardroom (English) (Paperback) Price: Rs.187

Pitch It! is a refreshingly different book which provides readers with invaluable lessons in management and leadership with the help of real-life examples from the cricketing and the corporate worlds.

Summary of the Book

In Pitch It! Dev Prasad has used some exciting and fascinating stories from the cricketing world to build strategies that can be exceptionally useful in a corporate warfare. The author very skillfully draws similarities from the sporting and business worlds to provide his readers important lessons on leadership and management. The book comprises of enthralling anecdotes linking cricketing legends and business leaders. In addition, the book is packed with case studies from a wide range of industries such as IT, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Banking, and Food and Beverages. Pitch It! is an exceptional compilation of winning strategies and will make a great read for management professionals and entrepreneurs.

About Dev Prasad

Dev Prasad is an Indian author and IT professional residing in Bangalore. He completed his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Trichy and his postgraduate program from IIM Bangalore. He has held senior management positions at several European and American Multinational Companies. He enjoys reading, writing, traveling, photography, and listening to music. He has penned down several poems, one of which was selected by International Poets Association, USA. He is also associated with a few NGO’s working for underprivileged children. His debut novel Krishna: A Journey Through the Lands & Legends of Krishna was longlisted for 2010 Vodafone Crossword Award.

Specifications of Pitch It ! : Inspirational Stories from the Cricket Dressing Room to the Corporate Boardroom (English) (Paperback)

Contributors
Authored By Dev Prasad
Foreword By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Epilogue By Venkatesh Prasad
Book Details
Publisher Random House
Publication Year 2013 October
ISBN-13 9788184004458
ISBN-10 8184004451
Language English
Edition 1st
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 392 Pages
Book Type Non Fiction Book
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Vishal Chandrani
22 Nov 2013
Wining strategies of Cricket & Corporate world in one plate

Pitch It ! is an Management Book, but you don???t get bored with many management jargons as it is having analogies with most lovable game Cricket!!!!! People can never forget the incidents of cricket, So recalling them and relating to Management case studies is just eye opening???. Nicely captured many memorable incidents of cricket and Management wining stories within a book with an apt cover page, great piece of work.

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Sahir
30 Oct 2013
Power Pack

One of the very few management books that does not slip into the compulsory pontification which such books are used to. Lucidly written, sharply edited and innovatively presented. I loved the cover btw. :) Buy it !

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Krishna Rao
16 Oct 2013
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Pitch It ! Amazing Book, innovative, interesting and a perfect blend of Management and Cricket

Pitch It ! is an amazing Management Book. Innovative, interesting and absolutely fascinating and a delight to read. Devoid of boring management jargons, this book is refreshingly different. It has 60 very interesting cricketing incidents and these are seamlessly knit with corporate case studies. A very good ???light read???. Superb !

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Gowrish
22 Jul 2014
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Wonderful Book

The book is wonderful. It tells you the stories of the people from cricket ground and corporate world. Very inspirational. You can read, learn, cultivate and incorporate the lessons from this big giants.

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Aamir Salati
31 Mar 2014
Spot on!!!

The Author has been spot on in dishing out an innovative book. Wonderful read for cricket lovers and on top of it some interesting management stories on offer.

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Wonderful Book

The book is wonderful. It tells you the stories of the people from cricket ground and corporate world. Very inspirational. You can read, learn, cultivate and incorporate the lessons from this big giants. (View complete review)

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Aamir Salati
31 Mar 2014
Spot on!!!

The Author has been spot on in dishing out an innovative book. Wonderful read for cricket lovers and on top of it some interesting management stories on offer. (View complete review)

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Sreedhar Kumar
24 Dec 2013
The great Management book

This is one of the great innovative management book that has so many corporate case studies with live, practical examples and that are linked to cricket incidents.
I would recommend this book to all segments of people, be it higher, middle management or even students would love reading this.
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Tejesh V
19 Dec 2013
Pitched in line.....

Its a good read for people interested in cricket and business....good comparisons from both fields..
Easy to read through....nice compilation of facts...
Liked the first chapter especially as it compares both my favorites ....sachin tendulkar and JRD Tata...
Nicely captured many memorable incide...
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shivaprasad
07 Dec 2013
A good thought of co-positioning of cricketers winning strategies with corporate management

Superb, consists stories from cricket and draws analogies with equally inspirational corporate anecdotes. It has corporate case studies from an eclectic spectrum of industries, ranging from IT, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Aerospace to Banking, Petrochemicals, Food & Beverages. here in this bo... (View complete review)

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