Making a Fortune: Learning from the Asian Phenomenon

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"This is an important book that is being published at just theright time. With immigration a hot topic of conversation andever-present in political and media circles, this book lays out thecontribution of first, second and third generation Asians to the UKin terms of wealth creation, employment and a host of other issues.It tells some good stories and has a powerful message for everyonewho reads it." - Eric Leenders

"Drawing on her own experiences and the stories of others,Spinder Dhaliwal offers both unique and ...

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Overview

"This is an important book that is being published at just theright time. With immigration a hot topic of conversation andever-present in political and media circles, this book lays out thecontribution of first, second and third generation Asians to the UKin terms of wealth creation, employment and a host of other issues.It tells some good stories and has a powerful message for everyonewho reads it." - Eric Leenders

"Drawing on her own experiences and the stories of others,Spinder Dhaliwal offers both unique and valuable insights into thiscommunity of entrepreneurs. This book is a must for practicing andwould-be entrepreneurs but also for anyone involved inentrepreneurships from advisors through to academics - HamantVerma

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“…an interesting analysis of British Asian entrepreneurship…inspiring examples from fields as diverse as manufacturing, finance, and pharmaceuticals.” (The Times, Saturday 29th March 2008)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841127996
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/3/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Academic and author Dr. Spinder Dhaliwal is a recognised andleading expert in her field. Spinder has written extensively aboutthe Asian business community and compiles 'Britain's RichestAsians' in Success magazine for Eastern Eye reflecting her longheld interest in the field. She wrote the influential study "Silentcontributors  - Asian Female Entrepreneurs and Women inBusiness" which highlighted this important, yet often neglected,issue. Her report for Barclays Bank entitled, 'Asian entrepreneursin the UK" received global attention.

Spinder knows all about the challenges of the Asian entrepreneurfrom first hand experience. Her parents, who came to the UK fromthe Punjab in the 1960's, ran a corner shop in which Spinderbalanced the demands of a busy family business with high academicachievement

She has been a regular contributor to the Asian media and, inthe past few years, has become an increasingly influential figurein more mainstream circles. She was the founder and directorof the centre for Asian Entrepreneurial research and is aBoard Member of the Institute of Small Business and Enterprise.Spinder is also invited to address audiences as a speaker, is afreelance writer and helps major organisations target andunderstand the Asian community.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Forewords.

Introduction.

1. Shami Ahmed and family (Juice Corporation).

2. Surinder Arora (Arora Group).

3. Lord Karan Bilimoria (Cobra).

4. Dinesh Dhamija (Ebookers.com).

5. Firoz Kassam (Firoka Group).

6. Dr Kartar Lalvani (Vitabiotics).

7. Sir Gulam Noon (Noon Products).

8. Vijay and Bhikhu Patel (Waymade Healthcare).

9. Lord Swraj Paul (Caparo Group).

10. Professor Nathu Ram Puri (Purico Group).

11. Perween Warsi (S&A Foods).

Afterword.

Index.

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