I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words offers an insightful read for every business student, ardent users of the brand Apple, and for anyone searching for some inspiration and innovative guidelines to set up a business of their own. Apple, Inc. was the brain child of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It was founded in 1976, with Jobs presiding as its CEO and chairman, till he finally decided to step down in the August of 2011. There was a whole lot of buzz, for people saw in this resignation the term..
Shortly after World War II, a small group gathered in a burned-out department store in devastated Tokyo. There they founded a company to develop the technologies that might rebuild Japan's economy. The company they founded was Sony. And one of them, a young engineer named Akio Morita, became its chairman. Now Akio Morita tells the story of the incredible success of Sony as only a key architect of that success can tell it. He clearly illustrates the Japanese approach toward creating products that..
The delicious true story of the early chocolate pioneers by the award-winning writer, and direct descendant of the famous chocolate dynasty, Deborah Cadbury In ’Chocolate Wars’ bestselling historian and award-winning documentary maker Deborah Cadbury takes a journey into her own family history to uncover the rivalries that have driven 250 years of chocolate empire- building...
A lot has been written about the success story of Walmart, the largest retailer and the third largest public corporation in the world. For years, it has been the subject of analysis and speculation for everyone from leading news publications to management theorists. However, Sam Walton, the man behind this retail giant, always maintained distance from public attention, even when he was named the richest man in America by Forbes magazine. In Made in America, Walton finally lets the world in on hi..
Young was the author of the first and classic unauthorized biography of Jobs, which took the story to 1986. This new book, now available in paperback, looks at Job's story thereafter -- in the context of his roots and early success -- to his current roost atop the entertainment and digital world. iCon takes a look at the most astounding figure in a business era noted for its mavericks, oddballs, and iconoclasts. iCon is must reading for anyone who wants to understand how the modern digital age h..
He’s an American legend, a straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in the process became a media celebrity, newsmaker, and a man many had urged to run for president...
Living on the ‘Adge’ in JhandeWalan Thompson is a Bill Bryson-esque tale of Sunil Gupta’s 23-year long expedition Through the Looking Glass in the madcap Wonderland of Indian advertising.
A delightful and quirky manuscript with a wonderful cast of characters and companies (a virtual who’s who of advertising and marketing), inimitable descriptions and hilarious episodes, it presents a valuable and irreverent history of the growth and development of an increasingly important and yet largely unkn..
"They were the Rockefellers of Uganda, the most famous Indian business family in East Africa. The Madhvani family had everything. Then, in 1972, under Idi Amin’s military dictatorship they lost it all. They were thrown out of the country and had their businesses snatched away. Tide of Fortune is the enthralling story of Manubhai Madhvani, head of the dynasty, regularly featured on UK rich lists. Madhvani takes us through his childhood in 1940s India to his return to Kakira, his thriving sug..
'Medha Kudaisya draws a marvellous picture of the evolution of India over the second half of the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth century, seen through the vantage point of the exceptional man--G.D. Birla.'..
The greatest columns and profiles by the bestselling coauthor of All the Devils Are Here.What's it like to be a top tobacco executive when your kid asks you about smoking? How did a young liberal arts major become the hottest tech-stock analyst of the '90s, and why did he self-destruct? How did one family's dysfunction change the media landscape?..
Randall lane never set out to become a Wall Street power broker. But during the decade he calls the Zeroes, he started a small magazine company that put him near the white-hot center of the biggest boom in history. Almost by accident, a man who drove a beat-up Subaru and lived in a rented walk-up became the go-to guy for big shots with nine-figure incomes...
AS A CHILD, YVON CHOUINARD moved with his father, a French Canadian blacksmith, to Southern California with little English and less money. Today his company, Patagonia, earns more than $230 million a year and is one of the most environmentally responsible corporations on the planet. This is the amazing story of a young man who found escape by scaling the world's highest peaks, of an innovator who used his father's tools to fashion equipment that changed climbing forever, and of the entrepreneur ..
The eight business maharajas profiled here are among Asia's most powerful industrial tycoons. Their combined turnover runs into billions of rupees, and between them they employ some 650,000 people, while indirectly affecting the lives of millions more. Sip a cup of tea, drive to work, listen to music, build a house ... and the chances are that in these and a myriad other ways you are using products that they manufacture or market.
Steve Jobs's path was never predictable. He was given up for adoption at birth, he dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty-one, he created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniak...
The presented volume deals with the dazzling rise of Dhirubhai Ambani and his sons, Mukesh and Anil. Only a few minds have been able to create unprecedented waves of success in the world of business. Dhirubhai Ambani tops that distinguished list. He dared to dream; and he realized it through imagination, a unique business style and dare...
This book is unique in a particular sense. It is hopefully the first-of its kind in India. Generally publishers do not dare to touch such a Subject. This book on SATYAM covers all the aspects -- rise & fall of Satyam, Raju's political clout, how the biggest Corporate fraud of India was committed, how Raju manipulated the accounts, Satyam's clients, future prospects of the IT giant, the impact of fraud on Indian IT sector, how SATYAM diversified its capital to MAYTAS ... and many more...
After Sam Pitroda, the Chairman of Knowledge Commission, Nandan Manohar Nilekani is the second prominet personality of the Indian corporate world who has joined government cadres. Before joining at the top post of the prestigious multi-purpose Unique Identity Card Project, Nilekani was in Infosys. He is one of the few persons who had put Infosys on top. It was a tough decision for Nilekani to leave the company which he had co-founded with nine-odd persons way back during the early eighties...
A self-made man Dhirubhai was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He was the most enterprising Indian entrepreneur, who is remembered as the one who rewrote Indian corporate history and built a truly global corporate empire. Dhirubhai is credited with shaping India's equity culture and attracting millions of retail investors in a market that was hitherto dominated by financial institutions. He was the man who revolutionised capital markets. From a scratch, he generated billions of Rupees ..
Lakshmi Mittal born in Sadulpur, Rajasthan is the Chairman and CEO of ' ArcelorMittal, the largest steel company in the world. Lakshmi Mittal graduated from the St. Xavier's College in Kolkata and began his career working in the family's steel making business in India. He founded the Mittal Steel Company in 1976...
When Lincoln reunited a country fractured by the Civil War - all the while enduring unceasing political criticism and tragic personal he triumphed under conditions that would break most people. Determined to discover the source of this amazing strength and resilience, scholar Philip Ostergard has spent years uncovering the place of faith in Lincoln's life. The result is a fascinating look at the depth of Lincoln's knowledge and beliefs.
For those who seek answers to the questions surrounding Li..
The world is moving and changing at a rapid pace. Thus, challenges and competition are an essential part of today's life. Today, India is one of the most powerful economies of the world. That's due to the fine skills of business leaders in different fields.
In today's scenario of global economy the Indian entrepreneurs tread their path cautiously but at a great speed. Gone are the days when foreign companies used to take over Indian companies. Today, our leading entrepreneurs are busy in global..
Breaking Barriers is a book chronicling the lives of some prominent Indian women entrepreneurs, who have followed their dreams and fulfilled their ambitions. They refused to succumb to the pressures and established norms that society insists on imposing on women. This book has been written to encourage girls and women (and indeed anyone who aspires to do anything out of the ordinary) to know that they are the sole arbiters of their lives. They have the Power...
The collapse of the Galleon Group - a hedge fund that managed more than $7 billion in assets - from criminal charges of insider trading was a sensational case that pitted prosecutor Preet Bharara and the SEC's Sanjay Wadhwa, both sons of Indian immigrants, against the best and brightest of the South Asian business community: McKinsey's three-time managing director Rajat Gupta, an icon to Indians around the globe, and his protege Anil Kumar. The revelation that the McKinsey men, viewed as the sav..
We have only started on our development of our country-we have not as yet, with all our talk of wonderful progress, done more than scratch the surface. The progress has been wonderful enough-but when we compare what we have done with what there is to do, then our past accomplishments are as nothing. When we consider that more power is used merely in ploughing the soil than is used in all the industrial establishments of the country put together, an inkling comes of how much opportunity there is..
Their lives have always inspired others and quite often, their acumen has shaped business practices in countries across the world. The 21st century's business leaders set out with a vision for the future and their managerial skills have become legendary even as they steered giant corporations and business houses to greater heights...
Sahara - The Untold Story is based on painstaking research to demystify Indias most secretive and largely unlisted conglomerate, the Sahara India Pariwar. It also delves into the groups ongoing legal battle with the market regulator. Entrepreneur Subrata Roy, the guardian angel of the group, whose feet are touched by everybody in the Pariwar, wants to reach out to a million lives and feels impeded and shuttered in by regulations. So the clash with the regulators was inevitable. But when a regula..
Circa 1999. A man, a dream. And not much else…
Circa 2006. Mantri Developers is the cynosure of all eyes after Morgan Stanley’s 300 crore investment in the firm and billion dollar valuation.
Circa 2012. Mantri Developers is numbered among India’s top real estate firms famous for its delivery, quality of work and ethics in a market where real estate firms are viewed with much suspicion.
What is the Mantri story? How does a man from Pune start from scratch in Bangalore and build a billion-dolla..
When Jamsetji Tata started a trading firm in 1868, few could have guessed that he was also opening an important chapter in the making of modern India. Jamsetji saw that the three keys to India's industrial development were steel, hydroelectric power, and technical education and research. A century and a half later, the Tatas can claim with justice to have lined up to the vision of their founder...
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..