Childhood – JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris to a Parsi family. His complete name was Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. J.R.D. Tata, in full Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, (born July 29, , Paris, France—died November 29, , Geneva, Switzerland), Indian businessman. Read Jeh: A Life of J.R.D. Tata book reviews & author details and more at Biographies, Diaries & True Accounts > Biographies & Autobiographies.
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Sep 23, Ashraf Abbas rated it really liked it. JRD’s story is, in many ways, as much theirs as his own.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It starts on a note of great adventure, courage and hope with the description of Jeh’s first flight from Karachi to Bombay.
J. R. D. Tata Biography – Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline
A must read book. Then it outlines the risks involved and the challenges that were faced by Jeh and friends and the clever and determined approaches that they took to overcome them. JRD Tata whenever my father used to tell stories about him when I was in my teens. You have to adapt yourself to their ways and deal accordingly and draw out the best in each man. Dhar Jyotindra Nath Dixit M.
“Live life a little dangerously.” – JRD Tata
It takes a lot of energy out of you but that’s the only way you finally actually achieve excellence. At Tata Steel, a Research and Control Laboratory had been opened inand its researchers developed an extensive variety of special steels for applications as varied as parachute harnesses and razor blades. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat The cycle is thus complete; what came from the people has gone back to the people many times over.
It is no doubt to autoibography inspired by autobiogrzphy life story of Mr.
Tata was once again transferred to the more luxurious office of a colonel. JRD spearheaded and helped in the establishment of all premi Excellent book to read. Tata, was a fearless aviator and a visionary ahead of his times.
If I have any merit it is getting on with individuals according to their ways and characteristics. I know that aiming at perfection has its drawbacks.
Jeh is credited with building the entire industry almost single-handed from scratch, with support from the coffers of Tata Sons. Inhe founded Titan Industries. Jan 18, Nitin Sharma rated it it was amazing. Legion of Honour Bharat Ratna. That nothing worthwhile is ever achieved without deep thought and hard work; That one must think of oneself and never accept at their face value slogans and catch phrases to which, unfortunately, our people are too easily susceptible; That one must forever strive fata excellence, over perfection, in any task however small, and never be satisfied with the second best; That no success or achievement in material terms is worthwhile unless it serves the needs or interests of the country and its people and is achieved by fair and honest means; That good human relations not only bring great personal rewards but are essential to the success of any enterprise.
Infor example, when the coal industry was nationalised, Mohan Kumaramangalam, the then industry minister, left Tata Steel’s coal mines untouched on the ground that these efficiently tatw mines would provide a model for the nationalised mines. His family was wealthy and had the means to fulfill the curiosities of his young mind.
To this extent, he wished to offer her the chance to meet other nations on an equal footing on all levels, starting with taking a lead in the world of business. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. You can’t afford not to read this book if you want to understand the course of India during the 20th century.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mar 06, Madhavi rated it it was amazing. A compelling read, divided properly in 4 sections, talking about his early life, childhood, joining the Tata’s and becoming the Chairman of Tata Sons at the early age of 36, his role in setting up the Indian aviation industry, starting from scratch, nurturi An amazing book to get the insights on the famous TATA’s, especially J.
Tata’s role model in management was the British civil service. Well, read this book and know why people say that. During the last half of the twentieth century Tata entered several new businesses, many of them unconventional, and produced a vast range of products — from airlines to hotels, trucks to locomotives, soda ash and other heavy chemicals to pharmaceuticals and financial services, tea and air conditioning to lipsticks and cologne.
Many detailed aspects into his life could have been avoided to keep the narration to a minimum, but at the same time portray the personality of JRD. No trivia or quizzes yet. He hailed from a wealthy family and was educated in France, Japan and India.
Apr 04, Kaustuv Baral rated it really liked it. Interesting account of JRD’s life. What a leader he was. Tatas are not just some industrial conglomerate, they have been at each and every step of development of our country since before independence. For two generations and more JRD epitomised a way of life and a culture of business that cared for the country and its people. Shantaram Shivkumar Sharma Umayalpuram K. Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata mother: View all 5 comments.
He also was a philanthropist who wanted India to be a happy country and did all he could to make it so; a patron of the sciences and the arts; and a man with a passion for literature, fast cars, skiing, and flying.