Vineet Nayar, CEO of HCL Technologies, has written a book that describes how he defied conventional wisdom that says companies must put customers first, and helped make HCLT one of the fast growing and profitable IT service companies in the world.
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When Vineet Nayar became CEO of HCL Technologies in 2005, the company was in trouble. The IT firm was profitable but it was losing ground to major competitors and risked slipping into irrelevance. Some CEOs might have been tempted to hire a new team of executives from the outside to revitalize the company. Not Nayar.