BY: AKHIL GUPTA (91064) MANVI GUPTA (91089) SUBHRAJIT DUTT (91112) SUCHETA SABHARWAL (91113) SUMIT CHANDAK (91114

) TUSHAR TANEJA (91119)

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

BACKGROU PROFESSION ND AL & ACHIEVEMEN EDUCATION TS

Background
‡ Ratan Naval Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, one of India's largest corporation. Born into the wealthy and famous Tata family of Mumbai, on December 28th 1937. Great grandson of Tata group founder Jamsetji Tata. Raised by grandmother Lady Navajbai as his parents separated when he was 7 years old. ‡ A business tycoon who is shy by nature and does not believe in flaunting. He is single and leads a modest lifestyle in his bachelor apartment in Mumbai's Colaba district. ‡ Basic Values - Ethics, integrity, social consciousness, fairness .

Education
‡ Alumnus of the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. ‡ Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from Cornell University in 1962. ‡ Completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 1974-1975. ‡ Honorary doctorate in business administration by Ohio State University, an honorary doctorate in technology by the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and an honorary doctorate in science by the University of Warwick.

FAMOUS QUOTES 
I am proud of my country. But we need to unite to make a unified India, free of communalism and casteism. We need to build India into a land of equal opportunity for all. We can be a truly great nation if we set our sights high and deliver to the people the fruits of continued growth, prosperity and equal opportunity.  If you put a gun to my head, you had better take the gun away or pull the trigger, because I'm not moving.

OTHERS VIEW
‡ "He has a tremendous technological brain" says Tata Steel Managing Director B. Muthuraman ‡ "While he doesn't look it, he's one of the toughest people I've ever known" says Muthuraman ‡ "Tata has shown that there is no other way he will do business other than do it ethically" says Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director of Tata Sons

Professional Career
‡ Joined the Tata Group in Dec. 1962 ‡ Was first sent to Jamshedpur to work at Tata Steel. ‡ Director-in-charge , National Radio & Electronics Company (NELCO) 1971. ‡ Chairman of Tata Industries in 1981. ‡ Took over the Chairmanship from JRD Tata in 1991. ‡ Under his guidance, TCS went public and Tata Motors was listed in the NYSE.

Personality at a glance
Dignified Ethical Dependable Believed in keeping promises and maintaining relationships ‡ Loyal ‡ Questioned the unquestionable ‡ Risk taker not a speculator ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡

Continued
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Grace, composure and nerves of steel Brave- fought corruption Grit and determination Perseverance Tough, cool and calculated handler Exemplary Leadership Qualities Tremendous Motivator

In a nutshell
‡ Transition from shy, inept to the most admired and respected businessman in the country ‡ Adherence to noble principles ‡ Astute business acumen ‡ Inner steel-like strength ‡ Inherent fairness to the shareholders and business associates ‡ Dignified demeanor all the time.

Personality Analysis
MBTI: INTJ 
Shy and reticent in gatherings (However, warm, outgoing, able to motivate)  Intuitive  Honest to the core  Innovative and Conceptualizer Nano

Continued
‡ BIG FIVE MODEL  Average on Extroversion  Average on Agreeableness  High on Conscientiousness  Average on Emotional Stability  Always open to experience ‡ Type B Personality ‡ Proactive

Why is he a great leader?
‡ Visionary ‡ Strategist ‡ Initiator ‡ Risk Taker ‡ Expertise ‡ Integrity

Leadership Roles:
‡ Figurehead ‡ Resource Allocator ‡ Entrepreneur ‡ Disturbance Handler

Leadership Qualities:
‡ Self Esteem ‡ Internal Locus of control ‡ Strong Motivation ‡ Need to achieve ‡ Situational Behavior ‡ Goal orientation ‡ Courage

Ratan Tata on Leadership grid:
HIGH

CONCERN FOR PEOPLE

LOW

1 LOW

CONCERN FOR PRODUCTION

9 HIGH

Analysis on the basis of different theories:
‡ Ohio state studies ‡ University of Michigan studies ‡ Cognitive Resource theory ‡ Hersey and Blanchard s situational theory ‡ Path goal theory

Achievements
‡ In 1998, Tata Motors came up with Tata Indica, the first truly Indian car. ‡ Padma Bhushan in 2000 ‡ Padma Vibhushan in 2008. ‡ Acquisition of Corus Group, AngloDutch steel and aluminium producer in Jan. 01. ‡ Bought Jaguar & Land Rover from Ford Motor Company Mar. 08 ‡ NANO

VISION
One hundred years from now, I expect the Tatas to be much bigger than it is now. More importantly, I hope the Group comes to be regarded as being the best in India.. best in the manner in which we operate, best in the products we deliver, and best in our value systems and ethics. Having said that, I hope that a hundred years from now we will spread our wings far beyond India.

THANK YOU

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