Slide after slide, Kishore Biyani runs through a presentation on Ashoka . his book, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swamy. Kishore Biyani is an Indian businessman was born on 9 August in Mumbai. He is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Future. It Happened in India. 9 January | Unabridged. by Biyani Kishore and Shantiraj Naye Daur Ki Ore. May by Kishore Biyani.
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Over 1 lakh copies of the book have been sold so far, which is about 10 times more than any other business book.
His family members hold significant managerial positions in the firm, while he hires professionals to cater to the other specialized needs of the business. An autobiography by the pioneer of Indian retail- sounds promising at first, but it doesn’t. This will alert our moderators to take action.
Full of optimism and very much Indian! Some reviewers have accused this book of being a PR stunt.
You have to digest the book to understand thoroughly to understand the inner autobiotraphy of it and how he was able to achieve the same. Traditional Indian shopping behaviours are core to Indian consumer and Big bazzar caught the same trend be it by creating pani puri stall inside store or by buying old clothes in exchange of utensils, it mind boggling. And essentially, every such company took some unconventional steps and went through a lot of transformations.
Overall its a good book to read!! V V K Chandra. He was running the largest retailer in the country and was named as retailer of the year by the National Retail Federationwhich at one earlier point had refused even to admit him. Posted June 30, at 9: I like mythology because we go to the source.
Biyani reacted to the crisis with measures such as a considerable reduction in the numbers of his mid-level management staff and a restructuring of his corporate interests.
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To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold. Aug 07, Vinesh rated it it was ok. The only complaint I have to the author is that maybe this book was written too soon. Posted February 11, at 5: Quotes from It Happened In In Jan 24, Anirudh Jain rated it liked it.
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Book Review: It Happened In India
Future group had confidence in the kkshore power of Autobiotraphy consumer and thus focused on the common people. Kishorji had tremendous faith in himself as well in people working with him.
At that time the concept of passes and contribution was prevalent, but he managed to convince sponsors and made the event totally free for the gathering.
Indian scriptures talk about Brahman, creator of unlimited mind. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat He has absorbed his entire family into the Future Group.
Why Kishore Biyani is on a creation, preservation and destruction mission
I see where u got inspired about the office conversations ; Your email is never published nor shared. This isn’t a typical business narrative. Biyani has also had a foray into Bollywoodunderwriting the critically panned box-office failure Na Tum Jaano Na Hum movie that was released in and also Chura Liya Hai Tumne Biyani at multiple places but the lucid storytelling with people telling about Biyani followed by the man himself arrests the endless immortalization.
The book has something for everyone.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Though the Biyani family initially was against his unconventional ways of tackling business, but had always been his support in good as well as bad times. But every Arjun has a Karan. Big Bazaar was a huge success; it drew many customers with its strong advertising techniques.
Taking inspiration from the likes of Sam Walton, Kishore kisjore on the mission on kiishore every rupee an Indian spends. Kishore Biyani was a socially active kid at school, who preferred to spend his time out with his friends, rather than being a book worm.
It epitomizes the problems faced by him trying to adventure out of his family business to try something new and the hardships faced overcoming which taught him many a lesson.
Jul 05, Sunny rated it liked it. Biyani, who has admitted to making “whimsical decisions”, had ignored the prevailing opinion autobioography modelling retail businesses on those in the West and had instead concentrated on concepts that were familiar to Biyanni. A rather unconventional thinker, Biyani tends to view things in the abstract, using allegory rather than theory.
It has created a belief system, my belief system. Known for a thrifty approach to running his businesses, with precepts such as modest corporate travel and hospitality arrangements,  Biyani has acknowledged the role of luck in his business success at this time, which he says was the coincidence autobjography his ambitious ideas and the growth of an Indian middle-class with disposable income to spend. Biyani takes a dig at his critics in the press as well as the competition in terms of Shoppers Stop, The Piramals, Westside.