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Log In Sign Up. Gota rated it liked it Mar 07, Born into a business family, Gita spend several childhood years in the United Kingdom.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. But does that make them legends? Given the paucity of trained professional economists on whom they could rely, they took to writing themselves on economic subjects.

The Best Books of He rarely acted on gut instinct. In the turbulent politics of the time, Birla liked to portray himself as an ambassador, mediating between Gandhi and the British but his true contribution legenrs India was to industry.

Business Legends by Gita Piramal

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He surrounded himself with brilliant men, men who built companies such as Telco and Tata Chemicals. Gita Piramal, also known as Legenda.

Ankur Sharma rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Had they managed to retain control of the shipping giant, the Doshis would have hauled themselves to 4th place. Despite his youth and the fact that his mill was then one of the smallest in Ahmedabad, his peers buslness him to represent them in ending one of the most famous strikes in labour history.


That is my problem. During the Raj they fought for the rights of Indian entrepreneurs to exist and vociferously criticised economic racism.

Return to Book Page. Trivia About Business Legends. Help Center Find new research papers in: During the pre- and post-Independence period, several entrepreneurs outperformed the rest, producing products and services which were globally competitive. Rishabh Jain rated it liked it Jan 24, In most cases they pioneered the industries in which they operated. I doubt if the four businessmen featured here are perfect but I do consider them legends.

Sep 28, Saurabh Deshmukh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Giju Abraham rated it liked it Jan 23, Arjit rated it really liked it Nov 20, Tata, Walchand Hirachand and Kasturbhai Lalbhai–four pioneers who were not afraid to think ahead and plan legenxs, at a time when Indian industry had to compete fiercely for market share against the multinationals of the day.

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Quotes from Business Legends. When he became a building contractor, his father was convinced that Walchand would bankrupt the family.

India was a jewel in the British crown, but most Indians were to poor to afford shoes. In Ahmedabad, Lalbhai was the moving spirit behind the establishment of the Indian Institute of Management and the Ahmedabad Education Society which later morphed into Gujarat University.

Discrimination continued after the British left. Abhinav Srivastava rated it it was amazing Mar 06, However, today the Indian economy is vibrant once again and the liberalization process of the early s has created an environment which fosters aggressive entrepreneurship similar to the earlier era. Click here to sign up. India made very few products – almost everything for the past century and more – had been imported. Thanks for telling us about the problem. During the event, Ahluwalia asked Goenka about the future of his group and its strategies.


The month of June was a momentous one for the family. Sep 24, Prisheeta Jain rated it really liked it. What made these men special? Walchand Hirachand failed to get elected and JRD Tata never tried but both sent some of their best executives to the Assembly. They stalled British lobbies not just in their own businesses but for Indian business interests in general. In this bestselling book, the closes G. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

In this bestselling book, the closest look at these legends this far, Gita Piramal compellingly brings alive their ambition and achievement. I was born in business. Sanjeev rated it liked it Sep 10, Nor did they boast about their victories with the exception of Walchand Hirachand perhaps! I am sorry to say that, in my eyes, there have been no other dreamers.

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