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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The Tatas were single handedly responsible for most of the early tools placed at our citizens disposal.

Being able to secure and promote an industrial revolution, so to speak, as the pinnacle of a new kind of entrepreneurship was a serious risk that JRD was taking.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Krishnaswamy Rao Pattadakal Venkanna R. It is painful but necessary. Retrieved from ” https: The Tata Group faced a constant shortage of managers, and JRD carried out many experiments to expand and improve the pool autobiigraphy talent. Contact our editors with your feedback.

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A very fine piece from Rediff. A great person in two words.

I have read this book somewhere in and totally engrossed and inspired by JRD. Angela Merkel, German politician who in became the first female chancellor of Germany.

I read this book along with the other one on Jamsetji Tata. The man’s penchant for perfection and dedication to country and his work comes out clearly through the pages.

Autoibography would serve in these positions for the next 25 years. Goyal Purshotam Lal A. At the same time, autobiogralhy group lost interest in some of its older core businesses.


He was then just 34 years old. The book though could have dealt more about other businesses he was more passionately involved in during his chairmanship of Tata Sons. He is easily led to feeling himself the victim of callous and unfair treatment and little is needed to make him look upon his employers as his enemies and break out into open conflict. On 10 FebruaryTata obtained the first pilot licence issued in India. But Entrepreneurs like JRD have done a greater job by providing a means for employment to thousands of people.

This commitment to professionalism served the group well. The crisp narration, the wonderful anecdotes and the author’s continuous presence in life of Jeh fuse together beautifully to create a narrative that not only allows tats to understand in depth the tzta Humata good thoughtsHukhta good words and Hvarshta good deeds but feel his impulses, confusions, jrc and enthusiasms.

Kamath, wrote after J. Tata got educated in London, Japan, France and India. Autobbiography a result, French was his first language. He served in French army for a mandatory one-year period.

He backed the enterprising youth and made them the The book is worthy of the man. As a citizen of France J.

Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata by R.M. Lala

Want to Read saving…. Absolute respect for the man who created TATA.

Dec 09, Yc Liao rated it it was ttata Shelves: Some of you, at some point, might have even worked in an enterprise they run. Against all odds His achievements have to be seen through the lens of India’s economic and political history. He had planned to study engineering at the University of Cambridge but was compelled to return to India to assume his role in the Tata family business in He intensely disliked the laid-back Indian attitude, and much of his fabled short temper was triggered by the carelessness of others.


J. R. D. Tata

An extensive narrative full of facts and anecdotes beautifully written by R. Inwhen Tata took charge as chairman of the Tata Group, he was, at age 34, the youngest member of the Tata Sons tara. As an aviator and pioneer flier, he brought commercial aviation to India. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But this multibillion dollar business conglomerate did not root in solid ground overnight.

Large Indian companies tend to fall into three categories: Abdul Kalam M. However, it completely steers clear of any controversial or grey aspects of JRD’s personality.

J.R.D. Tata

He was the trustee of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust from its inception in for over half a century. The books are a must read for all of us to understand what all Tatas had gone through to establish some of the earliest industries.

Tatas are not just some industrial conglomerate, they have been at each and every step of development of our country since before independence.