ROCKET SINGH• Directed by : Shimit Amin• Produced by : Aditya Chopra• Written by : Jaideep Sahani• Starring : Ranbir Kapoor• Music by : Salim Sulaiman• Distributed by : Yash Raj Films• Release date : December 11, 2009• Running time : 156 minutes• Budget : 6 Crore• Box office Collection : 27 Crore
PARICHAYHarpreet Singh Urfe “ROCKET SINGH”• The Common is a Man in Formal..• Harpreet Singh Bedi (Ranbir Kapoor) is a B. Com. graduate with a passing mark(Approxe 39 %), who with difficulty becomes a salesman at a well- known computer company, At Your Service (AYS).• So, he begins his own company by selling computers at a cheaper rate than AYS from within the company !
Test:Principles of Life(Honesty, Integrityetc.) Vs. Principle of Business(Boss) OB Concept : Values & Attitudes
In Movie Words• Each of us has faced this dilemma at some point in our careers, when faced with a choice where we can stick to the ethical high ground or take the easy way out.• Based on these values, he begins his own company by selling computers at a cheaper rate than AYS from within the company!• In case of Rocket Singh, his good character gives him way to 360 degree turning to his upside down world, and made his career right side up.
SummaryLife is cyclical,So be patience and stick to the principlevalues of life(To be honest, humble,dedicated, sincere etc.)
Lesson 2:Present moment is the right time to act upon.
Test:When to take first step? What to do? OB concept : Ability to take initiatives
In Movie Words• He started his business with strong thought that I am successful.• Here, in film he executed suddenly during a phone call lead to buy computers. As if he has fully established business.• Then gradually with words and action he developed his business.
Summary• To sum up we would like to quote Warren Buffet’s words, He said that I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.
Lesson: 3Everyone is important. Everyone is born with Great Potential.
Test: To form a company you need a crew, who could be they?OB concept : Performance Appraisal And Job Satisfaction
In Movie Words• Every employee has good qualities of Rising in career. Recognizing the skills is an important task.• While the chai-walla becomes a computer assembler. As soon as the chai-walla begins to be called Mr. Srivastava, he learns a new state of self- respect and worth.• Every person in an organization should be similarly respected.
Summary• Even Zero has value if kept it at the right place and at the right time. It magically multiplies the value.
Lesson: 4Make your Crew member Responsible & Valuable
Test:In a Crew, What kind of profile be given to whom ? OB Concept : Employee Selection
In Movie Words• Rocket Singh acquires a loyal, dedicated and hardworking team who work day and night to build the company.• By making the receptionist, the chai-walla, the corrupt salesman and the lazy computer technician his partners as well as the co- owners of Rocket Sales Corporation, he ignited the passion to have worthiness.• Ultimately, resulted in to responsible & dedicated teammates.
Lesson: 5When you lose, Don’t lose the lesson.
Test: Can’t sell?OB Concept : Emotions And Rationality
In Movie Words• Rocket Singh’s failure to sell computer, thought him that it is asking people is pre-requisite to become a great salesperson.• If you are hesitant to break the ice, start conversations and ask for help and guidance and engage people in discussions, you then need to cultivate people skills.• Great salespeople come one step forward, after saying hello, they confidently say, “Can you please help me”?
Summary• Fear, suspicious behaviour & shyness should be abolished completely to be a great salesman.
Lesson: 6 Walk an Extra Mile… Business then,is not about cutting prices but about creating value for the customer.
In Movie Words• By the strength of focus on customer service, integrity and transparency in pricing, and a genuine approach to sales, the Rocket Singh Corporation fast overtakes the business of AYS.• The hefty bribes offered by AYS fail in front of the superior service offered by Rocket.
Summary• Businesses today are now defined by a focus on services.• Delighted and satisfied customers are your ambassadors and their referral can generate more business than you can handle.
Test:One need to take risk? If so, what should be the strategy?
In Movie Words• From the starting of selling of his first computes sales to the success of Rocket sales Corporation, Singh has worked out his abilities and going through the details, he also took the risk quiet often.• He was also ready to sale of his scooter at one point of time.
Summary• Do not become paralyzed because of risk. Ask yourself this questions and clarify yourself.• Check out, what are the risks involved? What is the worst thing that can happen? If something goes wrong what can be done? Begin with the End in Mind.• Remember that Spiderman also takes the risk.
Lesson 8:Code of Conduct at Company & Never indulges in personal aspect.
Test:How to convey to be in discipline? OB Concept : Organizational Culture
In Movie Words• Rocket Singh start his work with team mates and shared high moral.• Being A Lead he behaves in the same healthy manner and others were just following the same.• At one point of time HP warn his technical associate to behalf well with receptionist.
Summary• Fight without Fighting. Preventive actions are the symbol of clear thinking.
Test:Do You Have An ability to handle properly ?
In Movie Words• Some of the most relevant learning’s from the movie for businesses today are the reasons why Mergers and Acquisitions are often unsuccessful.• The culture of corruption and bribery at AYS could not merge with Rocket’s culture of integrity, hard work and honesty.
Summary• A friendly win-win situation needs to be created for all parties.
In Movie Words• one can learn from this film is that it not only pays to be honest, simple and truthful in the long- term,• but that this can also help you to improve your public image – and even help you ‘get the girl/boy’(life partner) in the end !