Appalled by the latest Radia revelations about your corporate heroes? Sick of the nurturing talent like tiny plants' spiel doled out by most management manuals? Wondering why they never acknowledge the ugly truth about success: that the trick is either to use your cunning and flattery to rise to the ranks of those who lay down the rules, or at least learn how to massage the egos of the rule makers? Here finally is a candid, hands - on guide to surviving in the Indian corporate world, complete with a questionnaire to help you identify the particular malevolent subspecies your boss can be classified under. Designed as a handbook for the Indian executive to survive and prosper, the wisdom it contains is pertinent if not very nice.