7. G.P.Sudhakar, “Organizational Behavior – New Perspectives”, SBS Publishers, 2012, ISBN-10: 8131427331; ISBN-13: 978-8131427330
The contents of this book include Organizational Behaviour; Seven Neurotic Styles of Management; How to Motivate Today’s Worker; Who is Behaving Positively in Your Organization?; Working in Teams; Organizational Leadership that Influences; Managing Dynamics in Teams; Effectively Managing Team Conflict; Organizational Design & Implementation: Do you Need to Consider Redesigning your Organization? How do you Know?; Organizational Culture; Management Models for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace; Linking Strategy, Leadership & Organization Culture for Project Success; Managing Resistance to Change: Overcoming Resistance at the Cognitive, Emotional & Behavioral Levels; The Climate for Success; The Building Blocks of Organizational Culture- Patterns of Interaction; Freedom at Work in the Age of Post-bureaucratic Organization; Worker-Ownership as an Instrument for Solidarity & Social Change?; Growing Pains: Recognizing & Assessing the Need for Organizational Change.
6. G.P.Sudhakar, “Technology Management: Concepts and Perspectives”, SBS Publishers, 2012, ISBN-10: 8131427412; ISBN-13: 978-8131427415
The contents of this book include “Technology Management: An Overview”; “Dynamics of Technology Management & Humanware”; “Linking Science & Technology with Industry”; “Technology Roadmapping for Commercializing Strategic Innovations”; “Organizational Models for Innovation: Organizational Designs that Support Strategic Innovation & Growth”; “A Framework for Strategic Innovation: Blending Strategy & Creative Exploration to Discover Future Business Opportunities”; “Technology Attributes: Effect on Successful Diffusion”; “Why Does Intellectual Property Management Matter for the Public Sector?” It also includes: “An Examination of Top Management Support of Strategic Technology Projects”; “Multinationals & the Globalizations of Technology Development: Stress Points, Misconceptions & Collaborative Competencies”; “Brahmos: Where Will it Hit?” “Managing Innovation in Organizations: A Framework for Creativity & Collaboration”; and “Technology Planning-Based Management for the Dissemination of R & D Outcome of Government Supported Research Institutes”.
5. G.P.Sudhakar, “Managing Software Professionals”, ICFAI University Press, 2009, ISBN: 978-8131424889
This book is about the programmer and how to manage the programmer. It is divided into two sections. Section-I talks about the programmer from the management perspective, computer science education for these programmers, problem solving in programming, what is the effect of mood on the programmer and his/her productivity as well as stress management in IT projects. Section – II deals with the managing programmer. What are the issues, opportunities and challenges for the project managers while managing programmers?, people’s factors in IT projects, motivating and resolving conflicts in software projects, tips to leading Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Programmers, working in agile environment, challenges in managing SAS programming group, improving the project productivity and managing virtual projects have been discussed.
4. G.P.Sudhakar, “Indian IT Industry and HR Perspectives”, ICFAI University Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-81-314-1566-5
The contents of the book include IT Industry: Unfazed by Dollar Coaster Ride; Indian IT Industry: Will it be a Victim of Dutch Disease?; Innovation Systems in Indias IT Industry: An Empirical Investigation; Human Resources Development Climate in Indian IT Companies; HR Issues of Indian IT Industry; Indian Software Industry: HR Challenges; Recruitment Strategies of Indian IT Firms; How Big Should be your HR Department?; Understanding 360-Degrees; Rupee Appreciation and Human Resource Management in Indian IT Industry; Fraud in India; Employability: Concepts, Indicators and Practices; Protecting Intellectual Property; Preferences as a Strategic Approach to Tackle Attrition: IT and ITES Industry Perspective; The Other Side of the Flat World.
3. G.P.Sudhakar, “Software Product Management: Issues and Perspectives”, ICFAI University Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-81-314-1589-4
This book covers the engineering aspects of software products, the people side or the team side of software products as well as the marketing, the selling and the intellectual property issues of software products. Development and Engineering aspects include product development axioms, Product Line Engineering, Product Portfolio Management, Extending the Product Life cycle, Software Product Engineering Overview, Managing Software Products Successfully, Globalization of product, top product management mistakes and how to avoid them. Team side of Product Management covers how product managers lead their team to success, journey from product manager to CEO, and measuring the engineers’ productivity. More Marketing or Better Marketing, Selling through Channels, Software Licensing and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Software Protection are also discussed in this book.
2. G.P.Sudhakar & S. JayaKrishna, “Managing Projects in the New Age”, ICFAI University Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-81-314-1649-5
The contents of the book include Managing Complex Projects is not a Simple Matter; Saving Troubled Projects: Five Steps to Rapid Recovery; Managing Multiple Projects; Managing Research Projects from Concept to Conclusion; 21st Century Project Management Competencies; The Missing Project Management Skills; Small Projects in a Big World: What it Demands from the Project People; Rescuing Projects in Crisis What is Required to Lead and Manage Effectively; Lightweight Project Management Methodologies; Agile Project Management for New Product Development: Concepts, Principles and Framework; PRINCE2: An Effective Project Tool; Gate Methodology for Project Management; Critical Chain: A Paradigm Shift in Project Management; Managing Troubled Projects by Zen Approach; Project Appraisal under Uncertainty: An Option-based Approach; Adaptive Project Management Using Scrum; Earned Value Measurements System A Calculated Mechanism to Pipeline Projects.
1. G.P.Sudhakar & Sumati Reddy, “The Global Manager”, ICFAI University Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-81-314-1438-5
The contents of the book include The Global Manager: Ensuring Success in a Global Business Environment; The Making of the Global Manager; The Transcultural Manager; Competing in the Global Market : The Influence of Culture; Managing Across Cultures; What Do We Mean By Managing Diversity; Corruption Across Borders: What are the Challenges for the Global Manager; The Global Manager : Challenges and Opportunities for HR; The Seven Challenges of Global Talent Management; Global Leadership; Dimensions of an Individual Global Mindset; Global Leadership and Managerial Competencies of Indian Managers; Developing Global Managers; Managing Diversity in Workforce : Changing Role of Global Managers; Rewards and Benefits for Global Managers.