Reflections and Speeches by Tomas Bata were collected by Antonin Cekota, a Bata journalist and close collaborator of Tomas Bata. Due to his journalistic activities, he was present at all important meetings, social events and milestones that influenced the company. He had a unique opportunity to collect the main ideas of Tomas Bata.

Reflections and Speeches


Through Bata’s Reflections and Speeches, you will become acquainted with the thinking of one of the most important Czechoslovak entrepreneurs.



audiobook — Czech version
(zip; 772 MB)
spoken by Alfred Strejček
audiobook — English version
(zip; 726 MB)
spoken by Josef Guruncz


E-book - HTML
E-book - pdf
9,46 MB
E-book - mobi
4,90 MB
E-book - ePub
7,94 MB
The project was implemented by the Tomas Bata Foundation, the UTB Library
in Zlín and the portal