"Transformation in Times of Crisis" Honored as 2021 American Business Awards® "Best Business Book"
NEW YORK: "Transformation in Times of Crisis," co-authored by Mphasis CEO Nitin Rakesh and Wharton Professor Jerry Wind, was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award as "Best Business Book" in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®. (PRNewsfoto/Mphasis) "This book was worth the time and read." Tweet this The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.'s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit, and non-profit, large, and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, June 30. More than 3,800 nominations – a record number - from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Virtual Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.
Nitin Rakesh won a Bronze Stevie in the Services category for Tech Innovator of the Year. "It is indeed an honor to be nominated and felicitated by the illustrious jury, and there is no better testament to the relevance and value of our book than such industry-renowned accolades. We are humbled by the recognition of our endeavor to provide a handy roadmap to cultivating resilience through disruption, in order, to keep pace with the rapid restructuring of industry has received," said co-author Nitin Rakesh, CEO and Executive Director, Mphasis.
"Transformation in Times of Crisis" was written to help businesses and people transform any crisis into an opportunity. The Stevie Award judges complimented the book stating, "This book was worth the time and read." Another judge wrote, "What a great way to find a path out of confusion, disruption and building a new one to develop a new way to manage your business and your life." "These authors brought their skills and experience together and provided very specific guidance," added another Stevie Award judge. More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
"The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we're poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months," said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. "This year's Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people. We look forward to celebrating this year's winners during our virtual ceremony on June 30."