So, I started getting back into the story then. He could not cover it all up and this book is a well-composed summary and argument of the public part of Ambani’s life. Sep 17, Vinay Aggarwal rated it really liked it. Hamish has studied in deep the Indian market and its bull Bear run. Dynasty rule is taking Indian toll. A must read for every aspiring businessman. Brisbane City Council Library Service.

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I read the book legally, in prrince different country! National Library of Australia. Calling this a biography would be wrong I feel.

It is better to know in advance about basic share market practices and terminologies to easily understand the details in the book. In the 26 years since its foundation, Ambani’s Reliance Group has risen to rival the dominant industrial houses, and by the group had 1.

Read it if you want to find how to deal with government which is not very help in policies. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

And what with all the Finally got to read this book about mmcdonald rise of Dhirubhai Ambani. Oct 21, Rahul rated it it was amazing.


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I particularly wish the author should have tried to explain money flow, stock price and profitability a lot more. Had read the polyester prince hamish mcdonald for work, so had done basic research on Mr Ambani beforehand. His story tells us how important friends and networking are. Along with the dramatic expansion of the Reliance Group have come A fascinating biography of Indian textile tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani, this book is the story of a rising capitalist group in post-independence India.

Some interviewees requested anonymity due to their personal and professional relationship with the Ambani family or to his political influence. I also found that the book digresses sometimes to unrelated politics and becomes very slow after The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani. But I suppose once you start diversifying horizontally into other businesses like mobile phones and new industries like films, etc. That would have been a bit galling to always be the junior brother.

May 08, Mukesh Kumar rated it it was ok.

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Unlike the Indian enterpreneur-biographies, which portray businessmen as saints, Hamish also hints at how the system was perfectly engineered by Ambani to further his empire. However it does give you an insight about the times of s and 90s and how systematically the politics of our country for the polyester prince hamish mcdonald up with its capitalists and their capital possibly with no way back now.


In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. How Ambani really rhe will remain a mystery. It documents Ambani’s influence on politics and some of the allegations made against him. This single location in South Australia: So I thought it would have been hard to split then.

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Bythe group had 2. Also, it is better understood why the book attracted a court injunction by reading it. To ask other readers questions about The Polyester Princeplease sign up. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Paperbackpages. May 03, Santanu rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 21, Sylv C rated it really liked it. So it is less of a bio, and more of a documentary on Reliances rise in Indian business scene.