24 August 2022 06:31:54 IST

Anand Mahindra shares his reading list

It’s always intriguing to know what business leaders consume. Lucky for us, Mahindra group Chairman Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to reveal what’s on his reading list, here goes:

Accidental India: A History of the Nation’s Passage Through Crisis and Change by Shankkar Aiyar

In this book, Aiyar emphatically argues that change is driven by crises as he examines India’s ascent through seven gamechangers: the green revolution of the sixties, the nationalisation of banks in 1969, Operation Flood in the seventies, the mid-day meal scheme in 1982, the software revolution of the nineties, the economic liberalisation of 1991, and the passing of the Right to Information Act in 2005.

A Promised Land by Barack Obama

Obama takes readers on a compelling journey of his life from youth till becoming the US President.

Inside-Out Leadership by Rajiv Vij

Mahindra describes this book as “a seminal work that has the power to significantly influence your life and leadership.”

Iqbal Singh Chahal Covid Warrior by Minhaz Merchant

The book is an inside story of how the Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Iqbal Singh Chahal, along with his team, tackled the Covid-19 pandemic successfully and innovatively, which is now globally acclaimed as the “Mumbai Model.”

Those Magnificent Women and their Flying Machines: ISRO’S Mission to Mars by Minnie Vaid

The book documents the tumults and triumphs of the women scientists who lead the historic Mangalyaan mission, among ISRO’s other great successes. 

Race for Tomorrow: Survival, Innovation and Profit on the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis by Simon Mundy

“Utterly unlike any book yet written in this field. Packed with vivid human stories, from the most desperately challenged communities to the highest levels of global business and politics, it’s an essential guide,” says Mahindra.

Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke the Rules by Neha J Hiranandani 

This book is an ode to 50 Indian women across sectors who broke the glass ceiling in their own fields.

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