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Driven

Driven

Memoirs of a Civil Servant Turned Entrepreneur

Jagdish Khattar
,
Jagdish Khattar with Suveen K. Sinha
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Jagdish Khattar with Suveen Sinha
,
Suveen K Sinha
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An epic triple treat-stories from a civil servant, corporate captain and businessmanA trained lawyer who became an IAS officer, Jagdish Khattar has had an astonishinglydiverse career. He was an agent of change in Uttar Pradesh through his roles as districtmagistrate and head of the cement and transport corporations. He also helmed India’sTea Board in London and played a key role in the ministry of steel. Elevated to the postof managing director at Maruti Udyog, a firm that was on the verge of a steep decline,Khattar braved labour unions, foreign competition and politicians as he led Maruti toa very successful IPO. Finally, at the age of sixty-five, Khattar turned entrepreneur withCarnation, India’s first multi-brand car sales and servicing network.Driven spreads across a sweeping national canvas from drought-hit villages to theShakespearean intrigues of politicians and bureaucrats. Written with flair and liberallypeppered with frank anecdotes, it is filled with lessons about leadership, friendship, jugaadstyleinnovation, resilience and values.

Imprint: India Viking

Published: Nov/2013

ISBN: 9780143423539

Length : 360 Pages

MRP : ₹699.00

Driven

Memoirs of a Civil Servant Turned Entrepreneur

Jagdish Khattar
,
Jagdish Khattar with Suveen K. Sinha
,
Jagdish Khattar with Suveen Sinha
,
Suveen K Sinha

An epic triple treat-stories from a civil servant, corporate captain and businessmanA trained lawyer who became an IAS officer, Jagdish Khattar has had an astonishinglydiverse career. He was an agent of change in Uttar Pradesh through his roles as districtmagistrate and head of the cement and transport corporations. He also helmed India’sTea Board in London and played a key role in the ministry of steel. Elevated to the postof managing director at Maruti Udyog, a firm that was on the verge of a steep decline,Khattar braved labour unions, foreign competition and politicians as he led Maruti toa very successful IPO. Finally, at the age of sixty-five, Khattar turned entrepreneur withCarnation, India’s first multi-brand car sales and servicing network.Driven spreads across a sweeping national canvas from drought-hit villages to theShakespearean intrigues of politicians and bureaucrats. Written with flair and liberallypeppered with frank anecdotes, it is filled with lessons about leadership, friendship, jugaadstyleinnovation, resilience and values.

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Jagdish Khattar

Jagdish Khattar with Suveen K. Sinha

Jagdish Khattar with Suveen Sinha

Suveen K Sinha