Abhijit Bhaduri

Digital Transformation coach to organizations and leaders. Keynote speaker, author and columnist.
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The Telegraph – Calcutta 4th Aug 2005

“What’s common between J (JRD Tata), Russi (Mody) and me?” asks Abbey, an MBA student of a business school.
“A dismal academic record,” replies a friend.
“Leadership qualities,” counters Abbey.

Mediocre But Arrogant – Launched in Kolkata

The Venue: Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata This is truly a book lovers heaven. Make that a book writers’ heaven Ram Ray, CEO Response advertising agency released the book with the Chief Guest Russi Mody adding to the buss with his characteristic comments about how “all education is a waste” !! Ram Ray swore that he had read and loved the book which not only had humour and punch […]

Write Your Review of Mediocre But Arrogant

If you have read the book, write your review here. – Abhijit

Mediocre But Arrogant – India Launch

The Indian price for the book is Rs 195/- The India launch starts off with Kolkata. 3rd August 2005 at 6:30pm at the Oxford Bookstore at 17, Park Street, Kolkata 700 016, India http://www.oxfordbookstore.com/ Contact Ms Maina Bhagat at mbhagat@apeejaygroup.com for an invitation if you are the formal type. Else just walk in and join the launch party. Will be in XLRI, Jamshedpur on 4th August for a day to […]

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“Took me straight back to my college days!!” — Shobhaa De

The First Edition’s Cover

Coming soon to a bookstore near you

The Book Cover That Got Dumped

When the book Mediocre But Arrogant was being launched I was toying with options for the cover. This almost became the cover photo.

A Poem for Abbey from Priya

Priya’s Poem “BUTTERFLIES” – Dedicated to Abbey

Abbey’s Doodles – The MIJ Song

If you are a budding composer, please let me know if you can set this to music Chorus: The two years I spent in MIJ Studying for my MBA Precious hours spent with friends Drinking the night away Those term papers we’d to write Every Professor had a strange quirk It took Rascal Rusty to figure out For each Prof what would work Someone liked quotes, some liked to see […]

Abbey’s Doodles – Class Notes on Organizational Behaviour

Originally published on April 30, 2005 This is a page from Abbey’s classnotes. The year was 1983 (see the marking on the tombstone). Abbey’s hatred for Gopher goes back a long way – need I say more? The doodles done in class provide a great view of life in the B-School.

Abbey’s Doodles – Class Notes on Strategic Planning

Abbey’s Doodles – Prof Naresh Parihar

Prof Naresh Parihar – “Pari” for short. Taught us Strategic Planning

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