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A wonderful collection of personalities and a great way to introduce yourself to the business tycoons of India. Because, not so long ago, I was just a riffraff boy and people would say: The crisis created alegend out of Ambani but he did not become a stock market messiah because the BSE had to be closed on his account nor because he had humbled the bears.

More and more people don’t mind paying a little more bysiness they have the assurance of quality,” he insisted. Reliance, so often described as a bubble, seemed about to be pricked. Ambani was always a panoramic thinker, and the PSF plant represented his incredible capacity to take risks.

To meet Dhirubhai’s deadlines, Mukesh’s young project team discarded several established business practices in favour of maharajsa methods which have now become part of Reliance’s corporate culture.

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As he later explained: It was hoped that the youngest son, if he could become a graduate, would lift the family from poverty to a middle-class lifestyle, but it would be Dhirubhai who would achieve this and more, his activities becoming important enough for Forbes and Fortune, the Financial Times and the Far Eastern Economic Review to report them.

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Dheeraj Kumar marked it as to-read Dec 02, As far as these men are concerned, each at some point had a mentor who helped kick him upstairs.

They did not shrug off their responsibilities and flee the nation, for better opportunities, instead they fought, a long and tiresome, utterly foolish battle. We used to hold fashior shows in Russia and in Poland and exported our fabrics. Seven Business Houses that thrived the Socialist India, should have been a ggita title for this book, without any exception everyone of these business have had a tussle with the government and with the public, maharajqs their industries and going to strikes and lock downs.

Chaturvedi, a long-time financial consultant, understates the case when he says, “Once a decision has been taken, Dhirubhai becomes an impatient man until the project is implemented.

Business Maharajas by Gita Piramal

Both like to be hands-on managers, well-informed about nitty-gritty details of their companies, but the similarities end there. The government believed that India was too poor to indulge in synthetics and so discouraged imports by levying stiff customs tariffs. All I wanted piranal to be competitive with countries like Japan, Taiwan, Korea. If there’s little in common between Ambani and Birla about the road to success, the viewpoints of Bajaj and Tara are even more divergent.

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Oct 28, Ashish Sharma rated it really liked it. Its market capitalization that year was Rs 96bn. Until it went public, Ambani used to plough every paisa of profit into the company, rarely treating himself to a dividend.


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Ambani founded a brash, upstart company which challenged the established business houses and their way of conducting business. But he has disproved me by his resourcefulness. He claims to have made the Thai government fall in line to grant him tax exemption by threatening to walk out.

Jan 22, Kiran Chaugule rated it it was amazing Shelves: Several businessmen, including Aditya Birla, applied repeatedly to the government for licences but were consistently turned down. Her son, Rajiv, became prime minister.

We were exporting rayon fabrics and importing nylon fibre and supplying it to mills. According to Ghoshai, while Ambani did not pioneer the concept igta company stores-Reliance’s competitor Bombay Dyeing had innovated this practice-he ‘pursued this strategy on a grand scale’.

Inthe government reckoned there were ten million. But they an aged to convince the pirzmal ministry and everything went rough smoothly without a hitch. Mulling over oney-making schemes, a brain wave hit Ambani. The free fall had been engineered by a Calcutta-based bear syndicate led by a Marwari industrialist, perhaps a member of the powerful Birla clan.

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