Biz World: The Complete Business Awareness Guide is a one-stop guide that is filled with facts and trivia about companies, brands and businesses both in India and across the world.
Summary Of The Book
Biz World: The Complete Business Awareness Guide has facts about all the major global and Indian companies across business sectors, organized in an easy to read manner. It is extremely useful for quizzers, students appearing for competitive exams and just about anyone who wishes to satiate their curiosity about businesses that range from airlines to automobiles, and wish to learn more about magazine covers and scams.
Biz World: The Complete Business Awareness Guide is separated into four sections, Facts, Etymologies, Questions and Tables. Forming a major part of the book, the Facts section extensively covers information about major Indian and global organizations. Each of the companies listed here contain factual information such as its founders, current management, headquarters and additional trivia. Added to this, is that each of the listed companies has further information with regard to its brands, taglines and its brand ambassadors.
The Etymologies sections give the readers the history behind the origin of the names of some of the well-known companies in the world and they are sure to be surprised by some fascinating revelations. The third part of the book has hundreds of questions and answers that are bound to whet the appetite of any avid quizzer. The last section of the book has a collection of miscellaneous facts presented to the reader in a tabular format. It also contains a list of trademarks that have gone onto become generic names. For instance “Thermos”, which was a trade name for a vacuum flask, over a period of time, evolved into a general term.
About The Authors
Ravi Handa is an author and quizzer.
Handa graduated from IIT, Kharagpur, where he studied Computer Science and Engineering. Being an avid quizzer, he has conducted numerous quizzes at prestigious educational institutes like the IITs, XLRI and BITS. He has also helped thousands of students in their preparation for the CAT and other business school entrance exams. He is also into content development and is the founder of handakafunda.com. Presently, he works for the gamification startup, Mindtickle.
Avinash Maurya is an author and quizzer.
Maurya is passionate about photography, quizzing and media curation. He is the founder of maarewa.com, a guide to the local food joints of India.
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23 Aug, 2011
Must have for a Biz Quizzer
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9 Feb, 2012
If you want just a book, don't buy this- But if you want KNOWLEDGE , JUST GO for it......!!!!!
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20 Sep, 2011
Reconnecting with Handa sir
24 Dec, 2012
An invaluable asset
23 Dec, 2012
A very nicely compiled book
24 Nov, 2012