Investigating cultural aspects in Indian organizations: Empirical Evidence

Vijay Pereira, Ashish Malik

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Abstract

The purpose of this edited collection is to analyze the cultural aspects of Indian organizations. As the world’s largest and most diverse democracy, Indian society can be best described as an amalgam of multiple cultures, value systems, socio-political and institutional orientations. This book offers a theoretical and empirical basis for understanding the evolving and changing nature of these aspects in Indian organizations.
The World Bank predicts that in the near future India will become the world’s second largest economy. The recent high growth rates reported by businesses in the Indian economy needs to be sustainable, especially amidst its high cultural diversity. Whilst there is tremendous interest in understanding the intricacies of Indian culture and a growing literature focusing on topics such as India-specific management and internationalization strategies of Indian firms, the cultural aspects of Indian businesses have been largely ignored. This book aims to fill this gap. It covers various topics in organizational culture and management such as human resource management, cross-cultural communication and coaching, cultural similarity, cultural literacy, multiculturalism, generational cultural values, talent acquisition and knowledge management. It also features case studies from high growth sectors such as the IT and health industries.
Presenting contributions from local Indian and international researchers, this book provides a multidimensional perspective that will appeal to students, scholars and practitioners interested in organizational culture and management in India.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages220
VolumeNew York City
ISBN (Electronic)9783319160986
ISBN (Print)9783319160979
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameIndia Studies in Business and Economics
PublisherSpringer
ISSN (Print)2198-0012

Keywords

  • Empirical Evidence
  • India
  • Indian Culture
  • Indian Organizations
  • Organizational culture

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