Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > History > Mumbai’s Dabbawalla: The Uncommon Story Of The Common Man
Displaying 3373 of 4697         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Mumbai’s Dabbawalla: The Uncommon Story Of The Common Man
Mumbai’s Dabbawalla: The Uncommon Story Of The Common Man
Description
About the Book

Mumlais Dobbawala is the uncommon story of a common man whose existence plays a crucial rote in making the wheels of India’s financial capital turn smoothly. They may be a tiny cog in the machine but the intrepid dabbawalas of Mumbai deliver 200,000 meals every day from homes to offices within three hours. Their clockwork precision and incredibly low error rate has got the world to sit up and take note of this awesome army of 5000 men, who make sure office-goers get a hot, home-cooked meal every day, come rain or shine. It is a stupendous feat of coordination, efficiency, honesty and sheer hard work that could teach many a corporate honcho a lesson or two in running a business successfully.

The story is narrated alternately by the man who has made it happen — Raghunath Medge, president of the Dabbawalas Association, and the author Shobha Bondre

About the Author

Shobha Bondre is a celebrated and much-published Mararhi writer. She has been writing for the last 25 years and has published 15 books, many of them bestsellers that have gone into over 75 editions.

The non-Marathi reading world is now keen to read her works and her books are being translated into English, Hindi and Gujarati. She has written articles, short stories and columns for prestigious publications like Maharashtra Times, Loksana, Lokprabha, Maher and Kirloskar. She has also written dialogues for many popular Marathi TV serials like Abhalmaya, Manasi, Oon Paaus and 14rclhangini.

In the last few years, profiling people from various walks of life has become Shobha’s forte. For this, she interacts closely with her subjects, understanding them in their social, familial, emotional and economic settings.

She has won many literary awards for her work, including the Maharashtra State Award for Best Novel in 1997, for Saata Samudrapar.

Contents

1London Beckons1
2Champagne and Peanut Chutney7
3NMTBSA an Impressive Organisation19
4From Bhonawala to Dabbawal24
5Learning the ABCD of English and of Business31
6To Deal or not to deal with Haji mastan That was the Question39
7My college days43
8A new beginning47
9The first step towards modernisation51
10My childhood days59
11My father's wedding66
12The dream that never came true72
13An itteparable loss79
14Head of the family -A difficult role85
15From the courtroom to the fields90
16Back to my roots96
17A new campaign for survival102
18Reorienting ourselves108
19Now everyone is an owner117
20The mystery of the six sigma124
21What is the six sigma132
22Prince charles meets the dabbawalas137
23Management guru number 1146
24Disputes, fights, and other problems160
25And the credit for the success goes to169
26The uncommon saga of the common man179

Mumbai’s Dabbawalla: The Uncommon Story Of The Common Man

Item Code:
NAE276
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2013
Publisher:
Westland Ltd
ISBN:
9789382618232
Size:
8.0 inch x 5.0 inch
Pages:
194
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 145 gms
Price:
$20.00   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Mumbai’s Dabbawalla: The Uncommon Story Of The Common Man

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1694 times since 6th Apr, 2013
About the Book

Mumlais Dobbawala is the uncommon story of a common man whose existence plays a crucial rote in making the wheels of India’s financial capital turn smoothly. They may be a tiny cog in the machine but the intrepid dabbawalas of Mumbai deliver 200,000 meals every day from homes to offices within three hours. Their clockwork precision and incredibly low error rate has got the world to sit up and take note of this awesome army of 5000 men, who make sure office-goers get a hot, home-cooked meal every day, come rain or shine. It is a stupendous feat of coordination, efficiency, honesty and sheer hard work that could teach many a corporate honcho a lesson or two in running a business successfully.

The story is narrated alternately by the man who has made it happen — Raghunath Medge, president of the Dabbawalas Association, and the author Shobha Bondre

About the Author

Shobha Bondre is a celebrated and much-published Mararhi writer. She has been writing for the last 25 years and has published 15 books, many of them bestsellers that have gone into over 75 editions.

The non-Marathi reading world is now keen to read her works and her books are being translated into English, Hindi and Gujarati. She has written articles, short stories and columns for prestigious publications like Maharashtra Times, Loksana, Lokprabha, Maher and Kirloskar. She has also written dialogues for many popular Marathi TV serials like Abhalmaya, Manasi, Oon Paaus and 14rclhangini.

In the last few years, profiling people from various walks of life has become Shobha’s forte. For this, she interacts closely with her subjects, understanding them in their social, familial, emotional and economic settings.

She has won many literary awards for her work, including the Maharashtra State Award for Best Novel in 1997, for Saata Samudrapar.

Contents

1London Beckons1
2Champagne and Peanut Chutney7
3NMTBSA an Impressive Organisation19
4From Bhonawala to Dabbawal24
5Learning the ABCD of English and of Business31
6To Deal or not to deal with Haji mastan That was the Question39
7My college days43
8A new beginning47
9The first step towards modernisation51
10My childhood days59
11My father's wedding66
12The dream that never came true72
13An itteparable loss79
14Head of the family -A difficult role85
15From the courtroom to the fields90
16Back to my roots96
17A new campaign for survival102
18Reorienting ourselves108
19Now everyone is an owner117
20The mystery of the six sigma124
21What is the six sigma132
22Prince charles meets the dabbawalas137
23Management guru number 1146
24Disputes, fights, and other problems160
25And the credit for the success goes to169
26The uncommon saga of the common man179
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

A Historical Dictionary of Indian Food
by K.T. Achaya
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: NAL620
$35.00
Indian Food - A Historical Companion
by K.T. Achaya
Paperback (Edition: 1998)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: NAL232
$35.00
Taste of Rajasthan (Delicious Vegetarian Food from The Land of Rajasthan)
by Harveen Choudhary
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Neeta Prakashan
Item Code: NAJ250
$10.00
अन्न जल: Food for Various Months
by अरुण कुमार 'पानीबाबा' (Arun Kumar 'Panibaba')
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
National Book Trust, India
Item Code: NZG129
$20.00
Bibliography of Indian Food Technology
by Dr. Narayan Pati
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Academy of Sanskrit Research, Melkote
Item Code: NAD333
$22.50
The Delhi Walla (Food + Drink)
by Mayank Austen Soofi
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Harper Collins Publishers
Item Code: NAI481
$15.00
The Hour of the Goddess (Memories of Women, Food and Ritual in Bengal)
by Chitrita Banerji
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAI120
$20.00
You and Your Food (Set of 4 Books)
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Item Code: NAH115
$40.00
Economics of Food (Set of 3 Books)
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Item Code: NAH116
$30.00
The Heart of The Matter (Eating Healthy Indian Vegetarian Food)
by Gitanjali Gurbaxani
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd
Item Code: NAH167
$20.00
अच्छा भोजन: Good Food
by रेनू चौहान (Renu Chauhan)
Paperback (Edition: 2001)
National Book Trust, India
Item Code: NZD090
$8.00
The Writer's Feast (Food and The Cultural of Representation)
by Supriya Chaudhuri and Rimi B. Chatterjee
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAF834
$30.00
Soil Not Oil (Climate Change, Peak Oil, and Food Insecurity)
by Vandana Shiva
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Kali for Women
Item Code: NAF695
$21.00
Making Peace With The Earth (Beyond Resource, Land and Food Wars)
by Vandana Shiva
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Kali for Women
Item Code: NAF706
$30.00

Testimonials

Received the consignment in time. Excellent service. I place on record your prompt service and excellent way the product was packed and sent. Kindly accept my appreciation and thanks for all those involved in this work. My prayers t the Almighty to continue the excellent service for the many more years to come. Long live EXOTIC INDIA and its employees
N.KALAICHELVAN, Tamil Nadu
A very thorough and beautiful website and webstore. I have tried for several years to get this Bhagavad Gita Home Study Course from Arshavidya and have been unable. Was so pleased to find it in your store!
George Marshall
A big fan of Exotic India. Have been for years and years. I am always certain to find exactly what I am looking for in your merchandise.
John Dash, western New York, USA
I just got my order and it’s exactly as I hoped it would be!
Nancy, USA.
It is amazing. I am really very very happy with your excellent service. I received the book today in an awesome condition. Thanks again.
Shambhu, New York.
Thank you for making available some many amazing literary works!
Parmanand Jagnandan, USA
I have been very happy with your service in selling Puranas. I have bought several in the past and am happy with the packaging and care you exhibit. Thank you for this Divine Service.
Raj, USA
Thank you very much! My grandpa received the book today and the smile you put on his face was priceless. He has been trying to order this book from other companies for months now. He only recently asked me for help and you have made this transaction so easy. My grandpa is so happy he wants to order two more copies. I am currently in the process of ordering 2 more.
Rinay, Australia
I would just let you know that today I received my order. It was packed so beautifully and what lovely service.
Caroline, Australia
I have received the book in good condition. Thanks a lot for your excellent service!
Gabe, Netherlands
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India