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The added advantage was that my rigorous training and reading enabled me to grasp the contents of the letters, and to sift the trivial from the critical. While Lalbhai was carving a name for himself in labour history, JRD Tata was busy writing his own chapter in the same book.

Books by Gita Piramal. This is one reason why I refer to these four men as legends. In fact the four men profiled here went out of their way to encourage entrepreneurs to start new businesses.

During the event, Ahluwalia asked Goenka about the future of his group and its strategies.

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Walchand Piramla, on the other hand, wanted to run before he could walk, carped his critics. Indian corporate lore is full of awesome stories of remarkable businessmen who have established powerful dynasties.

Log In Sign Up. I felt as Aladdin must have as I unpacked the red cloth potlas into which the files were stuffed. To ask other readers questions about Business Legendsplease sign up. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


RustyJ rated it really liked it Sep 12, In most cases they pioneered the industries in which they operated. Fortunately I had enough sense to seize the opportunity when it knocked on my door.

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Legends become legends not because of their personal triumphs but for the impact their work giita effort have on hundreds of other lives.

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 to India was to industry.

He also funded hundreds of primary schools all over the country – in one year Birla opened schools alone. Help Center Find new research papers in: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Oct 11, Pratik Patankar rated it liked it Shelves: Together, they would lay the foundations for the golden age of Indian industry from to ‘ Rajeev Nangia rated it really liked it Dec 30, In the last few decades, India has had three dreamers in the corporate world: This was a growth period for the Walchand Group as well and they jumped to 9th rank with assets of Rs If you could wrangle a licence, you could print money on the back of it.

Vinay rated it liked it Mar 07, Vamsi rated it really liked it Jul 23, But there is sufficient evidence to show that this was not the case.

The month of June was a momentous one for the family. All four invested heavily in the tools for progress: Mayur rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Discrimination continued after the British left. During the Raj they fought for the rights of Indian entrepreneurs to exist and vociferously criticised economic racism. Thousands of letters which no-one had ever seen!


Business Legends by Gita Piramal

The Best Books of They fostered a community spirit even though it meant creating new rivals and more competition businezs themselves. Gita Piramal, also known as Dr. Early that month, Dilip and Gita were divorced after well over twenty years of marriage. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Remember me on this computer. Fita am sorry to say that, in my eyes, there have been no other dreamers. After all, business at the threshold of the millennium is so different from that fifty years ago. Therefore my primary role is that of a businessman. This was partly because of my desire to use it to compile – someday in the nebulous future – an annotated bibliography on the economic history of Bombay.

Prasoon rated it liked it Apr 26, One of best books on Business before independence.