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Testimonials

VG shows how to turn breakthrough ideas into breakthrough growth.
–John Menzer, President and CEO, Wal-Mart International
VG’s Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators is an important contribution.
–Clay Christensen, Harvard Business School
Lessons I learned 15 years ago in his class I still carry today. He is a truly gifted teacher.
–Anil Chitkara, T ’94
VG is a Top 50 Management Thinker.
–The London Times
VG is a Top Five Executive Coach on Strategy.
–Forbes
VG’s Ten Rules For Strategic Innovators is a Top 10 Recommended Read.
–The Wall Street Journal
VG’s The Quest For Global Dominance will force many to rethink their global strategies.
–C.K. Prahalad, University of Michigan
VG does a terrific job of pinpointing factors to drive sustained results.
–Bob Lane, CEO, John Deere Company
VG is outstanding in facilitating top management forums.
–Tom Glocer, CEO, Thomson Reuters
VG stands for Very Good.
–Tuck MBA
VG’s teaching style combines deep understanding of strategy with a unique ability to drive students to their own insights.
–Tuck MBA

The Thinkers 50

VG has been named one of the world’s most important and influential business thinkers of 2009.

BusinessWeek Column: No Innovation Without Ambition

The failures of risk management that led to the financial crisis need innovative solutions, say authors Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble. For that, we need the full passion and unbridled optimism of our business leaders.
Article on Business Week | Article on VG's blog

Forbes Column: Innovation In The Reset World

To survive and prosper in post-meltdown economy, businesses need to think inside the boxes.
Article on Forbes | Article on VG's blog

The Wall Street Journal interview: Preparing for the Recovery

Despite the recession, companies must do more than just play defense.
Article on WSJ | Article on VG's blog

On The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage

The authors, Vijay Govindarajan and Anil K. Gupta, have done a wonderful job of not just identifying the strategic challenges of going global and but also in providing concrete solutions to accompanying issues like creating the right organization for globalization and the requirements for effective knowledge management.
–Capital Ideas Online
A must-read for anybody charged with leading the globalization of his or her company.
–Robert W. Galvin, chairman of the executive committee of the board, Motorola
Not only present incisive and in-depth analysis but also inspires real-world, implementable solutions.
–N.R. Narayana Murthy, chairman and CEO, Infosys Technologies
Superb and freshly documented.
–John E. Pepper, chairman, Procter & Gamble

On Strategic Cost Management: The New Tool for Competitive Advantage

It's time for management accountants to be players with the team on the line. Learn how to achieve competitive advantage using Strategic Cost Management.
–Clark Johnson, Vice President, Finance and CFO, Johnson & Johnson

On Topics

Very inspirational and readily accessible. The boxes concept seems simplistic, but it is actually very profound.
–Seminar Participant
VG has a great capability to bring complex subjects down to simple bullets/pictorial charts.
–Seminar Participant
I cannot stress how timely and relevant the topics were to the issues my firm now faces.
–Seminar Participant
Exactly the tools and concepts my company is struggling with! Thanks!
–Seminar Participant
Simulation was enlightening and applicable to large, traditional corporations.
–Seminar Participant