The Inspiring Journey of a Hero: Learnings from the Life of O.P. Munjal

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Penguin UK, Feb 15, 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
O.P. Munjal started Hero Cycles in 1956, fuelled by meagre resources and an insatiable ambition. His vision was to create an inexpensive and effective mode of transportation for a post-Independence nation on the move. The rest, as they say, is history: Hero Cycles went on to become the world’s largest bicycle manufacturer. This book chronicles the life of O.P. Munjal through anecdotes from his professional and personal life. He proved that a people-focused management style could be superior to the process-driven systems of the West. The book is a result of extensive conversations with O.P. Munjal, Hero employees, dealers, and family members. Join bestselling author Priya Kumar as she takes you on a roller-coaster ride seen through the lens of a visionary with the soul of a poet.
 

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Authors Note
Introduction
Challenges are Meant to Be Overcome
When Life Beats You Down Stand
A Search for New Frontiers
Opportunities are Meant to Be Taken
Discipline is a Dreamers Weapon
The Two Washbasins of House No 26
Equality Leads to Unity
Epitome of Humility
Expansion is the Answer to a Secure Future
Compete with Your Past Not People
Safeguard the Dreams of People Who Work with
Never Fail the Customer
JustinTime
The Ritual of Rewards

Never Step Down to Fit into the Crowd
People are the Real Wealth
Take Your People with
The NoNonsense Taskmaster
Never Fail Your Team and Supporters
His Word is Enough
Create Leaders and Allow Them to Find Their Own
Every Day Holds the Promise of New and Better Opportunities

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