Business number nahin, business log hain...sirf log.’
(‘Business is not about numbers, business is about
– HARPREET SINGH BEDI
in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year
Hindi cinema is known the world over for its glamour and bling, but did you know that Bollywood can also teach you valuable management lessons?
Viewing essential business principles through a colourful cinematic lens, Filmy Manager presents a unique and compelling take on leadership, strategy, organizational behaviour and entrepreneurship – four essential qualities for successful management. In Lagaan, a brave villager rallies an entire community to defeat the colonizing British at their own game; in Band Baaja Baaraat, an enterprising duo bootstrap their wedding planning firm; in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, a young man in a thankless job displays his intrepid spirit and strikes out on his own; and in Guru, the entrepreneurial initiative of one man changes how India defines profitability.
At once practical and entertaining, Filmy Manager collects sharp and astute management wisdom from the unlikely world of Hindi cinema that will keep readers engaged right through.