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The Voyage To Excellence (The Ascent of 21 women Leaders of India Inc)

The Voyage To Excellence (The Ascent of 21 women Leaders of India Inc)
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Item Code: IDH070
Author: Nischinta Amarnath & Debashish Ghosh
Publisher: PUSTAK MAHAL
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8122309046
Pages: 280(Color Illus : 22)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.3" X 6.1"
About the Book

A never-ending desire 'to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield'. It is this indomitable human spirit that two young authors give expression to through their creative endeavours in The Voyage to Excellence. In this bold venture, Debashish Ghosh and Nischinta Amarnath give an insight into the dynamics of a business model spearheaded by exceptional human beings. That all of them are women is not a coincidence. For it they are at the helm of affairs today, it is because of a way of life that they believe in. not all of them follow the same beliefs, but their end is the same- to win against all odds with passion, courage and conviction.

Told in a lucid and succinct style, the diversity and range of their thought-provoking subject is fascinating. What makes these awesome women succeed in the complex and competitive corporate world will intrigue and inspire any reader, irrespective of age or Gender. It is a book that tells us about the creation of wealth-not just in the physical world but also in the hearts and minds of millions whose lives have been touched by a few extraordinary women in their voyage to excellence.

About the Author

Debashish is a participant, MBA class of 2005, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras. Before joining he had a two-year stint as a Product Management Executive with an auto major. His editorial experiences involve editing cappus magazines and writing for various newspaper supplements. He is an ingenious speaker, who is known among his peer group for securing numerous awards in management festivals. He has also won awards form BARC, NEERI, Indian Plastics Institute and Competition Success Review. His interests lie in the areas of marketing, corporate communications and media.

Nishchinta is currently pursuing her degree in economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been freelancing extensively for The Hindu (special supplements), The New Indian Express and other reputed publications over a span of the last five years. She has served as an editorial consultant for many magazines and online portals and has won several awards in writing and speaking, including the Rotary Club Young Achiever's Award and a medal from the Hon'ble President of India. A prolific singer, she has also given stage shows and anchored many programmes, both on and off screen. The media, music, global business and culture are areas that hold her intrigue.

CONTENTS
Preface9-12
In Her Eyes (Anu Aga)13-14
In His Eyes (N. R. Narayana Murthy)15
1 Akhila Srinivasan (Managing Director, Shriram Investments Limited)
The Leading Light
16-25
2 Chanda Kocchar (Executive Director, ICICI Bank)
Better Than the Best
26-33
3 Ekta Kapoor (Creative Director, Balaji Telefilms)
The Story-Teller
34-41
4 Jyoti Naik (President, Lijjat Papad)
Rolling Out a Bright Future
42-53
5Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Chairman and Managing Director, BIOCON)
The Tele of the Tigress
54-69
6 Lalita D. Gupte (Joint Managing Director, ICICI Bank)
Sporting the Leader's Badge
70-79
7 Naina Lal Kidwai (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, HSBC)
The Master Strategist
80-95
8 Preetha Reddy (Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals)
Touching Lives
96-109
9 Priya Paul (Chairman, Apeejay Park Hotels)
Small is Beautiful
110-119
10 Rajshree Pathy (Chairman, Rajshree Sugars and Chemicals Limited)
The Candy-maker
120-133
11 Ranjana Kumar (Chairman, National Bank for Agriculture & rural Development)
Twists and Turns
134-147
12 Ravina Raj Kohli (Media Personality & Former President, STAR News)
Maiden of the Media
148-161
13 Renuka Ramnath (Chief Executive Officer, ICICI Ventures)
Uncharted Ventures
162-171
14 Ritu Kumar (Fashion Designer)
Refashioning Indian Glamour
172-179
15 Ritu Nanda (Chief Executive Officer, Escolife)
Larger than Life
180-191
16 Shahnaz Hussain (Chief Executive Officer, Shahnaz Herbals)
The Herbal Crusader
192-203
17 Sharan Apparao (Proprietor, Apparao Galleries)
Painting a New India
204-211
18 Simone Tata (Chairman, Trent Limited)
The Cosmetic Czarina
212-223
19 Sulajja Firodia Motwani (Joint Managing Director, Kinetic Engineering)
Riding to the Summit
224-237
20 Tarjani Vakil (Former Chairman and Managing Director, EXIM Bank)
The Pacesetter
238-249
21 Zia Mody (Senior Partner, AZB & Partners)
A Mind of Intellect
250-256
Appendices 257-274
Messages 275-280

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