Abhijit Bhaduri

Digital Transformation coach to organizations and leaders. Keynote speaker, author and columnist.
Wrote: Don't Hire The Best & the MBA series.

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Anubhuti Sharma of Hewitt, US wrote to say

Abbey and his friends re-create the magic of sipping chai with friends, strumming drunken songs through early hours, making “life or death” decisions on love and life, tackling colorful professor personalities and their colorless assignments, and in the end winning a ticket to the corporate circus – somewhat wiser.

Satarupa Ray’s Interview at Oxfordbookstore.com

On his favourite authors
Satyajit Ray, Sunil Ganguly, Shankar, Bani Basu, Joy Goswami, Upamanyu Chatterji, Arundhati Roy…the list goes on…

Interesting Contest: Another Oxymoron?

Oxfordbookstore.com is running a contest around oxymorons. If you like them too, here’s your chance to win some prizes. Here’s what their site says: “In Mediocre but Arrogant, Abbey’s friend, Rascal Rusty jots down oxymorons in his notebook. Read the book and send us Rascal Rusty’s favourite oxymorons along with five of your own oxymorons to feedback@apeejaygroup.com. Please ensure that your entries are original. Abhijit Bhaduri will select the best […]

The Breakfast Show on NTV 7

This was recorded for NTV7’s Breakfast show in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview on Malaysian TV

Interview on NTV 7’s Breakfast Show with Host Will Quah. This was on 31st August 2005 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfAPvjTaan0&eurl=http://www.abhijitbhaduri.com/

Sumita Ambasta’s Review of the Book

In that, Abhijit has succeeded in examining what exactly is the role of higher education in a society that values material success of exterior kinds, involving degrees, wealth, corporate positions, and fame. And he does it while making one laugh and cry, in a world that is funny, erotic, irreverent and colorful in ways we have never viewed it.

Moneycontrol.com Review

The book has it all – from the college wisecrack, to the guy who plays Bob Dylan on his guitar, to the class hottie that every guy is trying to woo, bad hostel food and the works. But just in case you thought the title reflected the caliber of MBA graduates, the author himself a human resources graduate from XLRI rushes to explain.

Interview on Malaysian National TV with Will Kuah

Will said that as soon as Mediocre But Arrogant becomes a film, he will feature it on his other show called MY ENTERTAINMENT (ENG) Mon to Fri, 12PM which is an exciting, slick daily show that gives you the latest in international and local entertainment news. Covering music, movies, fashion and beyond.

View From Kuala Lumpur

The list reads like this
No 1 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
No 2 Mediocre But Arrogant by Abhijit Bhaduri
No 3 The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh

Daily News & Analysis, Mumbai

Present at the launch was film director Shyam Benegal, who said, “lt could make a good film, but not by me by someone younger and fresh into the profession.”

Mediocre But Arrogant Hits Best Sellers List

The Oxford Bookstore’s bestseller list
1. The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
2. The Hungry Tide -Amitav Ghosh
3. Mediocre But Arrogant – Abhijit Bhaduri

The Statesman, Kolkata 4th Aug 2005

The ad guru, Ram Ray said: “Reading the book was like going to a party, a party one does not forget. The book made me revisit college.”

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