Sir Ratan Naval Tata

1259 Words Mar 3rd, 2011 6 Pages
-Gita Piramal

Presented by,
Chinar Trivedi 03
Sandeep Yadav 15
Vishal Singh 20
Ashish Dhakal 28
Baqer Merchant 31

Ratan Naval Tata

The Tata family tree
Ratan Naval Tata
Born in Bombay, on 28th December 1937, to Soonoo and Naval Hormusji Tata.
He had 5 siblings: Jimmy, Noel, Shireen, Deanna and Geet.
He did his graduation from Cornell with a B.Sc. Degree in architecture with structural engineering in 1962.
On 25th March 1991, he took over the position of Chairman of Tata Sons, from Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy, ‘J.R.D. Tata’ (1904-1993).

Close bonds
From childhood, Ratan was uneasy with the ostentatious display of wealth. He prefers simple lifestyle till date!
His father Naval was adopted by
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He wants the group to shed it’s lethargy and become more agile, modern, consumer-oriented and united.
His concept of what the Tata Group should be is clear.
In over legendary 50 years, Ratan Tata established unrivalled standards of probity and professionalism in management.
Russi Mody As an outstanding man-manager in his heyday with a hands-on style which earned him the Padma Bhushan, Moday had many precedents.
He was appointed as Tisco’s Managing Director in 1974 and became the chairman in 1984.
He displayed a singular lack of finesse during his last few years with Tatas.
He was to officially retire on May 21 1993, but was sacked on April 19, 1993. Had he behaved with greater decorum, he could’ve had a much more graceful exit and assured himself pride of place in Tata history.

Mody had accused Ratan Tata (Tisco’s then deputy chairman) and Jamshed. J. Irani (its managing director) of mismanaging Tisco’s affairs and causing it’s share prices to crash.
He aslo threatened to launch a campaign to mobilize support for himself from shareholders and financial institutions.
Since he refused to agree with the management policies, he was unanimously voted out and was fired.
Mody wanted to move up Aditya Kashyap (corporate executive director), his protege and Ishaat Hussain (executive director of finance) as Tisco’s future chairman with Hussain as his number two.
In designing his coup, Mody had totally neglected Ratan Tata’s reaction. Naturally it

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