“Integrity, insight, and inclusiveness are the three essential qualities of leadership”
Leaders are the ones who can motivate and guide a group of people for achieving some milestones in their career. Business leaders are those in the power, guiding their subordinates in the right direction.
Indian business strived towards the new direction in the post-independence era; it started a new voyage in 1990 when the service sector in India slowly shifted in the direction of entrepreneurship and innovation. Have you ever thought of who first started the business expedition in India? Wadia group was the first conglomerate started the business expedition in the domestic market. Later, Indian market has seen the new growth and sputtering opportunities with the Reliance Industries.
Five business leaders, being the captain of the world of entrepreneurship and innovation, set forth a new level of potential in the Indian business market. To know more about these business leaders and their contributions in the Indian business, keep reading.
Ratan Tata is now aged 82 years and the consistent player in contributing to the Indian’s success. Being the Chairman of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata has conceptualized the new concepts of the Indian business and makes India reach to the global centric business parameter.
Ratan Tata, this name, has been poured with the love and admiration from the citizens across the country. People admire this person because of his contribution in Indian business and his involvement to the philanthropic needs of the nation. This industrialist not only thinks of making an empire out of the selfish desire but also gives back to the country in thousand times better. When globalization was the mere implausible concept in India, Ratan Tata took the lead and made the initial path of globalized business more acceptable and easier for the other business entrepreneurs.
“Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going because a straight line, even in ECG, means we are not alive”
Azim Premji is the person with many talents and a magnanimous heart. When this name is uttered by any business enthusiast, the two things simultaneously come to the top – “a businessman by choice and the philanthropist at heart.”
Azim Premji contributes in development of the country continuously. His business strategy makes him stood out; he takes over the family business at an early age. Now, he is known as the trailblazer of the Indian business and the founder of Wipro Ltd.
His success can be measured by the employees who directly have worked under him down the years. He first thought to earn more before being one of the philanthropists of the nation. Premji has helped the country in developing colossal ideas of the business field, turned out as the pre-determined safety cushion at the critical phase of Wipro.
“Leadership is the confidence of working with people smarter than you”.
Think of a name who generates the highest number of jobs in India? The assumption of many Indians in such case might be spot-on. This person is none other than Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries. To date, Ambani has created 75,000 jobs in India and has become the pioneer in terms of customs and excise, GST and VAT, and the contribution in income tax.
The name in the respective industries grocery, electronics, and apparel, RIL industry seems to hold the first position by far. He is known as the mogul of Indian business. Ambani in his recent statement, “I am supremely hopeful and confident about the Rise of New India. I can see that the spirit of India is more resurgent than ever before”.
Adi Godrej began the journey of the Godrej back in 1897 which has a present holding of $6 billion revenue. Godrej is Indian’s oldest business, growing with a steady graph. Besides, he spearheads the wildlife fund in Indian and is considered as the biggest ally when it comes in keeping wildlife sanctuary well-maintained.
Adi Godrej’s management strategy and tricks took the Godrej in a different height. Even at the critical juncture, his management tricks worked like a magic wand. Adi’s contribution in Indian business is enormous because he is instrumental in developing the trade and commerce business. Besides, he has been the catalyst of the Indian toiletries business, oil industries, and livestock feed.
“Corporate governance should be done more through principles than rules”
Roshni Nadar Malhotra
When we talk about women of India in business aspect, their marital status mostly comes in the way. To prove it baseless, Indian women have done an outstanding performance in terms of business and science and technology in recent times. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson of HCL Technologies, is another name, an epitome of strength and a purveyor of the diverse roles she has handled so far in Indian business.
Despite being the main decision-maker of HCL Technologies, Roshni plays a significant role in leading VidyaGyan that serves the underprivileged and meritorious students. Roshni’s contribution in the business is ubiquitous in nature because she becomes the member of MIT School Engineering and also Kellogg School of Management Executive Board for Asia. This proves her versatility and determination in exploring those territories, less traveled by Indian women in the past. Roshni has been the greatest example of those Indian business aspirants who want to make an excellent journey in their early career.
“To make a difference, you have to have large aspirations”.
Thus, Indian business with such pioneering identities strives towards new challenges and potential. These people have devoted their precious years in making Indian business a tale of success.