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This is about 11 businessmen of india who has touched the sky with their own values and principle.

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Men of steel

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  2. 2. MEN OF STEEL India’s business leaders in candid conversation with VIR SANGHVI By: Ms. Dipali Pandya 2 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  3. 3. Let’s have a look • Introduction • About the Author • What will I get from “THIS”? • Review of the Book • Conclusion • References 3 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  4. 4. What is Success? How do you achieve Success? Success.mp4 4
  5. 5. Introduction • This book involves in-depth profiles of India’s biggest business barons. • It has got a ‘biographic’ feel about it, which brings to us lesser known facts about India’s top business leaders. • The book is a summary of journey of the lives of the ‘great’ business Minds of India. 5 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
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  8. 8. Vir Sanghvi • Vir Sanghvi is an Indian print and television journalist, columnist, and talk show host. Currently, he is an Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times. • He is a member of National Integration Council. 8
  9. 9. • He hosted a number of programs for the STAR Network. His shows like: • “A Question of Answers” • “Cover Story and Star Talk”. • In 2006-07, he anchored two shows for NDTV, India's leading English news channel - “Face the Music and One on One”. 9 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  10. 10. Books by Vir Sanghvi 10
  11. 11. Nandan Nilekani MD & CEO, Infosys • Nandan Nilekani is an Indian entrepreneur and the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). • After a successful career at Infosys, he is now heading the Government of India's technology committee, Technology Advisory Group for Unique Projects (TAGUP). 11
  12. 12. • In this book Mr. Sanghvi quotes, ‘that my approach to life was too cerebral. I was told that I was too much of an observer. If I was going to lead an organization then I needed to show passion. I needed to allow people to connect with me.’ • For Mr. Nilekani, Infosys is an Idea, he replied that we can owe our success to ideas not to labour and machinery 12 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  13. 13. KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA Chairman, Aditya Birla Group Mr. Birla – Harbinger of Change 13
  14. 14. • Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian industrialist and the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. • He is also the Chancellor of the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. • Kumar Mangalam has created a sub-brand within the Birla image: the Aditya birla group with its distinctive logo. 14 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  15. 15. “…A brand is not about individuals, whatever it stands for is really a tribute to the team we have created…” • He replaced “womb-to-tomb” policy with introducing the retirement policy. • Under his leadership the turnover has increased to Rs 34,000 crore. 15 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  16. 16. Sunil Bharti Mittal Chairman & MD, Bharti Group • Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian telecom mogul, philanthropist and the founder, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises. • He was one of the first Indian entrepreneurs to identify the mobile telecom business as a major growth area and launched services in the city of Delhi and the National Capital Region in the year 1995. 16 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  17. 17. • He established the first company to manufacture push button telephones in India. • He says, “….I told my people that I knew that we were not expected to win. But I would tell them, if we can win against the odds, then we make history.” • In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honor. 17 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  18. 18. RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR Former Chairman & CEO, BPL Mobile • Rajeev Chandrasekhar is an Indian businessman • He has worked for Intel as a part of the Intel Pentium design team. • He founded BPL Mobile in India, and currently runs Jupiter Capital, a venture capital investment company focusing on infrastructure, Aviation Entertainment and Technology. 18 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  19. 19. Azim Premji Chairman & MD, Wipro Limited • Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited. • According to Forbes, he is currently the third wealthiest Indian, and the 41st richest in the world. • In 2000, he was voted among the 20 most powerful men in the world by Asiaweek. 19 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  20. 20. • He says, ‘ I was brought up to believe that values are more important than money’. He is a man of principle. 20
  21. 21. SUBHASH CHANDRA Chairman, Zee Telefilms and Essel Group • Mr. Chandra is rightly referred to as the Media Moghul of India. • He revolutionized the television industry by launching the country's first satellite television channel Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News. • He is known as the multi-millionaire father of the Indian commercial TV revolution. 21 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  22. 22. • He is credited with tremendous business astuteness, Mr. Chandra has charted a course of growth and success, unparalleled in business history. • All of his ventures are path-breaking in nature, be it Essel Propack, the largest specialty packaging company in the world; Asia's largest amusement park Essel World; or the first satellite television in India Zee TV. • He says, ‘ I am an entrepreneur, I know that I can create something from nothing’. 22
  23. 23. BIKKI OBEROI Vice Chairman & MD, East India Hotels • Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi is the Chairman and Chief executive officer of EIH Limited, the flagship company of India’s The Oberoi Group, which runs a chain of luxury hotels, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. • Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, better known to the world as Bikki Oberoi. •  In 2008, the Government of India awarded Oberoi with the Padma Vibhushan. 23 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  24. 24. • He served as a Director of Jet Airways (India) Limited since March 29, 2004. • He was recognized as the “Corporate Hotelier of the World” by Hotels magazine. • The guest is always right. 24
  25. 25. NUSLI WADIA Chairman, Wadia Group of Companies • Nusli Wadia is an Indian Parsi entrepreneur, a textile magnate and an important person in the real-estate business. • He is the son of Neville Wadia and Dina Jinnah. He is the grand son of Founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah. • The Economic Times once described Nusli Wadia as "the epitome of South Mumbai's old money and genteel respectability". 25 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  26. 26. • Mr. Wadia is the chairman and majority owner of Bombay Dyeing, a major Indian textile company. 26 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  27. 27. UDAY KOTAK Vice Chairman & MD, Kotak Group of Companies • Uday Kotak is an Indian businessman. He is the vice-chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. • He owns a 50% stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank, which he founded and runs. • In 2006 he ended a 14 year partnership with Goldman Sachs. Mr. Kotak – Financial Wizard 27 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  28. 28. • His certain beliefs are: To concentrate on substance and not form To believe in value system and not profits and To recognize importance of process as well, when an institution is being built, there is no substitute for process. 28 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  29. 29. VIJAY MALLYA Chairman, UB Group • Vijay Mallya is an Indian industrialist and a second-time member of India's parliament. • He is the chairman of the UB Group – an Indian conglomerate, with diverse interests in brewing, distilling, aviation, pharmaceuticals, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and information technology. • I am the brand ambassador of Kingfisher. 29 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
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  31. 31. Ratan Tata Chairman, Tata Group • Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman who became chairman of the Tata Group from 1991 to 2012, a Mumbai-based conglomerate. • Awards: Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan • Tata began his career in the Tata group in 1962; he initially worked on the shop floor of Tata Steel, shoveling limestone and handling the blast furnace. 31 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
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  33. 33. Entrepreneur Leader Success Passion Dedication Power Team Spirit Quality Brand Style InitiativeWhat will I get from “This”? 33 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
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  36. 36. Conclusion • To conclude with a common aspect of all the success stories are that all of them have had their shares of problems, challenges, fear, loneliness and desire to run away at one or more stages of their lives. • “Men of Steel” – for a common man “To rise, fall, again stand and be the BEST” Video.wmv 36 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
  37. 37. References • “Men of Steel”, Vir Sanghvi, Roli Books, 2008 • • • 37 Men Of Steel 06/10/14
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