Aligning Ferret: Coverage in Newspapers, Magazines, Journals and Blogs

Given below are the reviews and coverage in newspapers, magazines, journals, and blogs. If you find the book covered in any place (not listed below) please let me know by sending us an e-mail

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IT Next (online business magazine), July 2010, Page 69:

A simple, easy to read book that does not advice, but shows you various options to deal with varied business problems, particularly when it comes to organizational restructuring. A must read for mid and senior managers. (Four Stars)

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IIM A Alumnus Magazine, Feb-Mar 2010, Section “From the Bookshelf”:

…uses an engrossing story to illustrate implementation of concepts related to organizational strategy, performance alignment, and people management.

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domain-b.com (online business magazine), 17 Feb 2010, Section “GoodLife” by S Viswanathan:

…a business novel blending organizational strategy and performance management into the twists and turns of a well-told story…

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Windows & Aisles (in-flight magazine of Paramount Airways), Feb 2010, Vol 4, Issue 10, Section “On the Shelf” by Monideepa Sahu, Page 63:

…create an engrossing storyline set in a business environment..

…this book will help enrich the capabilities of senior managers…

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CXO Insights (Blog), Dec 20, 2009, by M G Thomas, CXO Dashboards:

Aligning Ferret is a wonderful business novel that packs not just several interesting events and humorous situations, but also several deep insights for CXOs, Delivery Heads, Quality Professionals and Project Managers…

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Journal of the QAI Global Institute, October 2009, Page 14:

…fast-paced fiction with practical discussions of the uses and value of CMMI, People CMM, and Balanced Scorecard..

…Ferret is a great story that teaches us lessons about business, about life, and about balancing and aligning all the pieces…

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Express Computer, September 7, 2009, Section – Technology Life:

…. a unique book insofar as it combines the virtues of a fast-paced work of literary fiction along with a book that introduces several concepts that are relevant to any rapidly growing…..

Unusually, for a book like this, it works extremely well …

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Business World, July 28-Aug 3, 2009, Page 65:

…. an interesting story of such an alignment at a Banglore-based IT company…..

…ease with which they bring in concepts such as Lead-lag effect, Balanced Scorecard, MBQM, CMM is commendable.

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Bookworm Reads (Blog), Feb 3, 2009:

…. very effectively captured the essence of corporate planning through this “business novel”…..established business strategy tools like Balanced Score Card, Malcolm Balridge Quality Model and P-CMM…

…realistic, strong and tight in its narration . It is a real “page turner”….best thing about this book is its sense of humor. I found myself breaking into smile, chuckling and even laughing out aloud at least twenty times…

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Resonance (Blog), March 22, 2009:

…. the book is definitely a very good read both for its informative content and excellent narrative style.

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Management Next, June, 2009, Page 19:

…. provides a fictional setting to understand ‘alignment’ concepts necessary for survival in today’s corporate world.

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