Leadership Essay

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Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata term paper CALCUTTA BUSINESS SCHOOL Term paper on Mr. Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata as a part of leadership course UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF: DR. Koustab Ghosh Submitted by: Mr. Sourav Sanghi (Batch: PGDM IV 2011 - 2013) Roll no : 21 1 Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata term paper Contents i ii iii iv v vi vii viii Rationale Brief Biosketch Major turnaround Major contributions Developing eminence and emergence of leadership Timeline conclusion References 3 4 5 6 7 10 12 13 2 Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata term paper Rationale The motivation behind writing this paper and choosing Mr.Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata as a leader was that whenever we think of the name Jamsetji Tata, we think of the expansive Tata Group of companies which continue to rule the industrial world of India till today. Jamsetji Tata founded the vast industrial empire that has received an identity today all over the world. Jamsetji Tata belonged to a trading family and business ran in his blood, therefore it was quite natural that he chose to be a businessman very early in his life. However, little did anybody know that Jamsetji Tata would be successful in redefining the concept of industries in India and would be listed in the pages of history as the 'Father of Indian Industry'! Jamsetji Tata's business philosophy was enshrined in values that made the country and its people partners in and beneficiaries of the wealth-creation process, he was an exemplary leader who demonstrated ethical leadership in his entire business endeavor’s during his lifetime. This paper attempts to highlight his ethical leadership which is an example for present business leaders. Dimensions of his ethical leadership included religious ethics, nationalist ethics and business ethics. Moreover this paper also shows how the legacy of his ethical leadership is still pursued by
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