Dare to Lead is a rare story of leadership that produced dramatic Anil K. Khandelwal is a former Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of. Dare to Lead is the fascinating story of how Anil K. Khandelwal transformed Bank of Baroda (BOB) from being just another public sector bank. A journey of trials and tribulations and immense success, People Matters reviews ‘Dare to lead’ – the transformation of Bank of Baroda, a book.

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But I truly believed that numbers are created by taking the right initiative in many strategic areas. Inthe bank was rated as No. Trivia About Dare to Lead: In spite of great abhorrence for academics by many colleagues and even bosses, I continued to apply much academic learning to my practical work which helped me to solve many problems and develop an organic relationship with my colleagues for achieving better results.

Narrated in a lucid manner by the author, who was the CEO leadd Bank of Baroda BOB for a tenure of three years, the book explores the trials, tribulations, joys, challenges and excitement in transforming a leading year-old public se Dare to Lead is a rare story of leadership that produced dramatic business results through a multifaceted reform and transformation program.

This book is care read by those who have suffered and experienced those days to know how did a Chemical Engineer managed financial sector and forced employees to perform job of 1,00, employees in the strength of This issue will compile the biggest priorities for HR in Well, you must dade that you are accountable to all the stakeholders. On June 23,Gulmohar Hall at the India Habitat Centre was packed with veterans who had gathered there to listen to the inside story of a chemical engineer and a HR veteran, who was instrumental in transforming one of the largest public sector bank.


I wanted our top management to be seen as problem solvers and facilitators instead of controllers and sermonizers. The Transformation of Bank of Baroda.

Leadership development is like a daily gym requiring walking on tread mill, sweating and testing will power. Generating and sustaining passion is the most engaging piece of leadership role.

My emotional connect is very natural because I am an insider. Leaders are present even in their absence. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Buy this book, Book is written by Former CMD of Bank of Baroda who forced employees to start 24 hours banking within same strength of staff. Khandelwal, while being modest in his contributions laying the foundation of intangibles — Bank of Baroda is a success story of intangibles that helped transform the bank, is all praise for the employees. Lad see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book has several references as to how he relied more on his knowledge of industrial relations and human resource development rather than financial acumen to run the bank.

But I think passion compensates for most of the emotional connect but if you are not passionate, you are only a technician trying to do a job. Four ways to spur organizational growth.

Srirama Chandra Murthy marked it as to-read Oct 23, The book provides a blue print for undertaking transformation in large, geographically dispersed public sector enterprises. Runa Maitra marked it as to-read Mar 05, The autobiography is an extraordinary tale of a visionary leader, an astute writer who believed in principles and despite a number of hurdles, was able to pursue his ideas of transformation.

Change, particularly systemic change in an organization of our size requires communication across levels – one that is authentic, clear, persistent, consistent and ubiquitous. The book is a business autobiography of Mr.

Dr. Anil K. Khandelwal

He has been rated among the most powerful CEOs for three consecutive years — Communication is like a satellite that helps you to navigate the organizational change. Prakash rated it it was amazing Jul 26, The total business of the bank more than doubled in just three years from 1.


The value of communication can never be underestimated. He strongly believes that Leadership is developed in the crucible of challenges and different experiences. Ronny Schrijvers rated it liked it Dec 14, Khandelwal managed all these changes not with an iron hand but with his ability to empathize with his employees.

The bank received several awards for its performance. For HR, was about a lot of ‘anticipation’ – from tech to gig economy. Anil talks and share his experience on he turned around the falling business of Bank of Baroda and put it into growth path amid tough competition from private banks.

The bank had nothing to worry about its financial health but it was failing to respond to the competitive environment. What is worth mentioning is the fact that Dr. Published May 9th by Sage Publications Pvt. Kartik marked it as to-read Dec 13, Anil Khandelwal’s insider account of the transformation of a bank in India is not only a practical case study of leadership in action, it is a guide to the challenges of success in emerging markets that will snil valuable for global managers of the future.

This is the story of the leadership challenges, management solutions and personal and professional excitement the author experienced in transforming the lea bank into a modern, tech-savvy, customer-centric bank. Dare to Lead is the fascinating story khandelwql how Anil K.

Article: Book Review: Dare To Lead by Dr. Anil K. Khandelwal

Lists with This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Khandelwao 20, Tejasvi Mohanram rated it it was amazing. Anu Walia marked it as to-read Feb 09,