The Great Lockdown: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic from Organizations Around the World (Hardcover)
A collection of insider accounts describing the organizational impact of COVID-19
In The Great Lockdown: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic from Organizations Around the Globe, expert strategists Shivaji Das, Aroop Zutshi, and Janesh Janardhanan deliver an insightful exploration of this once-in-a-lifetime event to unearth invaluable learnings for the future. Told through the experiences of CXOs at billion-dollar companies, star start-ups, and non-profits from around the world, the book chronicles the ups and downs of sophisticated organizations as they navigated the COVID-19 crisis through initiatives impacting people, processes, and technology.
- Revealing case studies contributed by the CXOs of companies spanning multiple geographies - from the USA to Iran, Uganda to Hong Kong, and multiple sectors - social media, technology, aviation, luxury retail, healthcare, etc.
- Incisive analyses of the techniques and strategies that worked--or didn't--for organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, covering the role and evolution of leadership, organizational culture, innovation and digitization
- Practical guidance for business leaders to apply to their own firms in times of great economic upheaval: the next pandemic, climate disasters, cyber-attacks
The leaders contributing their organization's survival and revival stories include those from Julius Baer, SAP, Terumo, IndiGrid, Tapsi, Fonterra, Hornet Networks, Globalization Partners, beCuriou, GoGoX, Abacus Pharma, Real Wear Inc, SOS Children's Villages, Bangalore International Airport, and A Lange & Sohne.
Perfect for executives, managers, and other business leaders, The Great Lockdown is an invaluable addition to the libraries of anyone interested in case studies of corporate resilience and endurance in the face of unprecedented economic challenges.
About the Author
SHIVAJI DAS is Managing Director - Asia Pacific and Partner at Frost & Sullivan. Shivaji is the author of Sacred Love, Angels by the Murky River, and Journeys With the Caterpillar. He is a regular speaker at industry events, the Hyderabad Literary Festival, and other Frost &Sullivan events. AROOP ZUTSHI is Global President and Managing Partner at Frost & Sullivan and an advisor to billion-dollar organizations and government agencies around the world. He is a regular speaker at industry events, including Intelligent Mobility Japan, the Growth, Innovation & Leadership Summit, and Impact of COVID-19 on industries. JANESH JANARDHANAN is Senior Director at Frost & Sullivan. He advises companies in a range of industries, including aerospace, defense, security, transportation, and logistics. He regularly speaks at industry events, including the Impact of COVID-19 on industries, Intelligent Mobility Japan, and other Frost & Sullivan events.