TITLE

He Knows His ABBs

AUTHOR(S)
Raghunathan, Anuradha
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/7/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the goal set by Ravi Uppal, India boss for the Swiss power equipment giant ABB, for the company. ABB supplies equipment for generation as well as transmission and distribution grids and helps manufacturers to automate their processes. When Uppal was recruited by ABB, he set a goal that revenues of the company should be doubled by 2011. According to Uppal, doing more of the same thing, doing different things and doing things differently are his ways to boost revenue.
ACCESSION #
31791216

 

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