Name of the Book: If God Was A banker
Why did we chose this particular book?
Details of the author
How was the book received critically
What I like about the book(own view points)
“If God was a Banker” is the first book by Mr. Ravi Subramanian. Being a banker by profession, all of his books revolve around the area of banking. Major reason to choose this book was the fact that it was written by an Indian author and it was a best seller too. The Book also received the prestigious Golden Quill Award for Reader’s Choice for the year 2008. Other than the awards the book has received, it’s title also made us to select this book for study. It’s title is unique in its own nature. When I first heard the title it created curiosity in my mind that how could God be related to the banking world and what could be his role in this sector, then I searched about the book on the internet and found out that the story was real and was inspired by the Citibank scam in 1990’s. This generated more curiosity in my mind. One more reason of choosing this book is that one of my relatives who is fond of reading suggested me to read this book as it give an overview of the working environment of a bank. Therefore I took the book to study and finalised it for my review.
Ravi Subramanian, an alumnus of IIM-B, Batch of 1993,is currently working with a leading foreign bank. Moreover, he has been listed as the CEO in the NBFC. In a career spanning close to 14 years, he has worked with various MNC banks and now lives in Mumbai with his wife and daughter. In earlier days he used to work for Citi Bank, HSBC and ANZ Grindlays. He is also the writer of popular magazine articles and also has his own personal weekly coloumn in the career and business life page of Economic Times. Five of the thirteen articles classified as “Best of Leadership writing from ET(Economic Times)” were written by Ravi Subramanian. If God was a...