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Ratan Tata Discusses Huge Market Opportunity In Base of Indian Pyramid

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  • Date Added : 4/10/2006
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Ratan Tata

  • Chairman, Tata Group
  • male
  • Asian
  • 1937 (Age: 83 years old)
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
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Biography

Ratan Tata is the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, India's largest and most successful business conglomerate. Under Tata's leadership, total revenues of the Tata Group have increased more than sixfold, to over $22 billion this year(2006).

The Tata Group now has over 90 operating companies, employing about 220,000 people in seven business sectors. It operates in more than 40 countries and exports to 140. Some of its biggest holdings are Tata Steel, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, India's pre-eminent hotel chain, and Tata Motors, an automobile manufacturer whose products include the first car designed in India. The family business began as a textile mill, launched under British colonial rule in 1860 by Tata's great-grandfather. Tata joined the Tata steel division in 1962 and became chairman of the conglomerate in 1991.

Tata earned a bachelor of architecture degree at Cornell University in 1962 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1974-75.

I meant to mention that in fact in the last year we have mandated our companies to look at the base of the pyramid not so much from this end point of producing agricultural produce etc., but to address those large markets in some of our products. We reach some of them in products like salt and tea ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 17 Ratan Tata Provides Introduction for Lecture
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 2 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Changes In India Before and After 1991
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 53 sec.
Video 3 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Need For India To Change Attitiude With Regards To Competition
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 3 min. 21 sec.
Video 4 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Challenges Facing India With Regards To Business Ethics
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 57 sec.
Video 5 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Special Social Responsibility Challenges Facing Indian Businesses
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 4 min. 39 sec.
Video 6 of 17 Ratan Tata States India's Current Business Growth Rates Are Sustainable
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 7 of 17 Ratan Tata Shares Thoughts on US-India Political Relations
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 40 sec.
Video 8 of 17 Ratan Tata Shares Thoughts on How Big Business In India Carries Out Social Responsibility
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 3 min. 11 sec.
Video 9 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Business and Political Relations Between India, Pakistan and Bangledesh
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 10 of 17 Ratan Tata States Need For India To Develop Into A Country of Equal Opportunity
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 3 min. 8 sec.
Video 11 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Need For Economic Reform At All Levels Within Indian Business
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 32 sec.
Video 12 of 17 Ratan Tata Discusses Huge Market Opportunity In Base of Indian Pyramid
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 11 sec.
Video 13 of 17 Ratan Tata States Pollution Must Be Addressed Across All Businesses
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 4 sec.
Video 14 of 17 Ratan Tata States Importance of Developing Younger Leaders In Indian Businesses By Giving Increased Responsibilities
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 0 min. 54 sec.
Video 15 of 17 Ratan Tata Shares Thoughts on Rural Development
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 13 sec.
Video 16 of 17 Ratan Tata States Ethical Balance Between Return To Shareholders and Return To the Community Is A Judgement Call
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 17 of 17 Ratan Tata States Importance of Creating A More Creative Environment For Learning and Research Within India
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - The Imperative for Change in the India of Today
  • 4/10/2006
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 18 sec.

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