Steel-tycoon-turned-educator Vinay Rai, who now runs one of India's two private universities—with fifteen campuses—couples with sociology professor William Simon to map out the rising new India. This colorful, lively, forward-looking account of India's stunning world debut is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand India's new muscle on the global stage.
— One out of every six people in the world lives in India.
— India's top trading partner is the United States.
— India is the fastest-growing free market economy.
— India is the world's top destination for retailers.
— India has the world's youngest workforce (over 500 million under twenty-five).
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.28(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.08(d)|
|Age Range:||14 Years|
About the Author
William L. Simon is the author of Beyond the Numbers: How Leading Companies Measure and Drive Success.
Kent Cassella is an actor who divides his time between Vermont and New York. Television and film credits include all of the Law and Order franchise shows, FX's Rescue Me, Showtime's Brotherhood, and the Ben Affleck film The Town.
Table of Contents
Welcome to India 1
What Makes India Click?: A Nations Unparalleled Growth 15
A Slumbering Elephant Awakens 45
India: Shaped by Its History 71
Friends and Tigers: The United States, India, and China 99
India's Growing Global Muscle 129
Understanding Indians: Philosophy, Attitudes, Etiquette 155
Incredible India 185
A Tale of Two Indias: The Challenges of Extreme Poverty 209
The Indian Century 239
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If I as an American, was suddenly assigned on a Friday afternoon to a sales position in India, I might pick this one up for the plane. It is a brief, optimistic and sometimes propagandistic treatment of business, history, world affairs, culture, ethics, future opportunities and (some minor problems (such as overpopulation poverty and the arcane legal system).
The book ‘Think India’, written by Dr. Vinay Rai, Advisor at Rai Foundation, offers idea to know and understand more about India and its development. It also provides thoughtful insights into many dimensions including Indian culture, business opportunities, legal system, religions and customs.