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The Quotable Tycoon

The Quotable Tycoon

A Treasury Of Business Quotations

David Olive
,
Gita Piramal
,
Olive David & Piramal Gita
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Containing more than 700 instructive perceptive and often outrageous views on business from the world’s most powerful corporate leaders and entrepreneurs The Quotable Tycoon covers more than a century of inspirational irreverent and timely insights. Dhirubhai Ambani Warren Buffett Narayana Murthy John D. Rockefeller Akio Morita Jack Welch J.R.D. Tata Donald Trump Aditya Vikram Birla Oprah Winfrey Shikha Sharma and Bill Gates are among the scores of tycoons from Asia North America and Europe whose witty and provocative comments appear in this book. They are complemented by wry reflections on business by such varied observers as Mark Twain Mae West Winston Churchill and Peter Drucker. The quotes are arranged thematically so that the thoughts of business leaders throughout history can be easily scanned.
In this wonderful treasury David Olive and Gita Piramal not only provide the reader with hours of entertaining and stimulating reading but also present anyone in search of a witty sharp remark on business with the perfect reference book.

Imprint: India Portfolio

Published: Oct/2008

ISBN: 9780670082476

Length : Pages

MRP : ₹499.00

The Quotable Tycoon

A Treasury Of Business Quotations

David Olive
,
Gita Piramal
,
Olive David & Piramal Gita

Containing more than 700 instructive perceptive and often outrageous views on business from the world’s most powerful corporate leaders and entrepreneurs The Quotable Tycoon covers more than a century of inspirational irreverent and timely insights. Dhirubhai Ambani Warren Buffett Narayana Murthy John D. Rockefeller Akio Morita Jack Welch J.R.D. Tata Donald Trump Aditya Vikram Birla Oprah Winfrey Shikha Sharma and Bill Gates are among the scores of tycoons from Asia North America and Europe whose witty and provocative comments appear in this book. They are complemented by wry reflections on business by such varied observers as Mark Twain Mae West Winston Churchill and Peter Drucker. The quotes are arranged thematically so that the thoughts of business leaders throughout history can be easily scanned.
In this wonderful treasury David Olive and Gita Piramal not only provide the reader with hours of entertaining and stimulating reading but also present anyone in search of a witty sharp remark on business with the perfect reference book.

Select Preferred Format

David Olive

Gita Piramal

A freelance journalist with a Ph.D. in business history, Gita Piramal is the author of the best-selling Business Maharajas and the co-author of a pioneering work on business history, India's Industrialists. She has also contributed to the seminal volume Business and Politics in India-A Historical Perspective, edited by Dr Dwijendra Tripathi and published by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. She has been writing and commenting on the corporate sector for over eighteen years for leading Indian and international newspapers such as the UK's Financial Times and Economic Times.
Piramal has been involved in the making of television programmes on Indian business for the BBC and for Plus Channel.
She is married to industrialist Dilip G. Piramal and they have two daughters, Aparna and Radhika. Piramal divides her time between Mumbai and London.

Olive David & Piramal Gita

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