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One could be forgiven for thinking there’s a sense of atis faction at Maker Chamber IV, Nariman Point, one of ;ombay’s most famous addresses and the headquarters of the at ion third largest private sector company.

Good to capture the Indian Business context. The heftiest profits came from the High Unit Value Scheme which the government introduced inthrough which polyester filament yarn could be imported against the exports of nylon fabrics.

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The Tatas from the 19th to the 21st Century. Ramniklal shifted from Aden to Ahmedabad to look after administration and production at Naroda.

The top official of a bank uninvolved in the scheme said: To help him manage the exploding business, Dhirubhai turned to his family and close friends. Ambani Cultivated political contacts, Bajaj was born into a family of patriots. Whispers started wafting through textile circles that Reliance’s phenomenal success owed less to good management and more to manipulation.

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Other mill-owners watched enviously as Ambani scooped rich profits from fabric marketing in smaller towns, as the first to both recognize and exploit their potential.


According to Anil, his father’s reading habits don’t include management texts. Business India, a champion of capitalists, couldn’t bring itself to bestow its prestigious Businessman of the Year award on Dhirubhai until twelve years after the citation had been instituted Three Tata men Russi Mody, S.

Sip a cup of tea, drive to work, listen to music, build a house Dhirubhai single-handedly energized the Indian capital market. In a large business empire, the leader sits at the centre, sensitive to the slightest tremor on Businesses are sometimes likened to empires.

In the ’80s, Reliance grew at an astonishing 1, per cent, with sales moving up from Rs 2bn to Rs But, at busines time, it was hard to raise the piffling Rshe needed to get into manufacturing, with sceptics outnumbering believers. How did they thrive and prosper even as others failed?

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Inshe allowed the import of polyester filament yarn, against export of rayon fabrics to assist Ambani. On Tuesday evening, the finance ministry announced that it had decided not to permit such conversions. Her most recent publication is Sumantra Ghoshal on Management: And for that, Ambani had to change the bureaucracy’s mindset and force it to review the licensing system.

How did they do it? While throwing out baits, his fishing expedition hooked an unexpected nugget, one which shook the credibility of the finance minister and questioned the sanctity of Parliament.

For a moment, in history, R.

Deepak needed to settle down, and she was convinced that a big company like Union Carbide would be just the right ticket. One, he knew what it was like to be poor. He would use this set of four values over and over to drive Reliance’s spectacular growth. Only Natwarlal, the youngest son, would get. The history of a successful business entity thus instills confidence among people that such feats are not beyond their reach.


The share appreciated by per cent. At Dipti’s wedding to Raj Salgaonkar in Decemberas the father of the bride, he had hosted a lunch for the 12, workers at the Naroda mill. Preview — Business Maharajas by Gita Piramal. Ambani stretched the mill’s production capacity to its outer limits, continuously upgrading the technology and replacing slower looms with faster ones, but he couldn’t install more looms. This was the moment Dhirubhai had been waiting for and Reliance applied immediately for a licence.

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Dhirubhai supported Reliance’s entry into the domestic markets with an advertising blitz that was unprecedented in India. Init granted a PTA purified terephthalic acid plant to Reliance, but will not give permission to its competitors, who received it only after the liberalization agenda was put in place in Honestly, they all face the same problems just any normal person does.

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