This book analyses key theoretical influences on Indian culture in a business context. It shows the interactions between indigenous culture and workplace ethics which is increasingly being populated by multinational corporations. It discusses how the Indian workplace has evolved over time as well as retained some managerial practices dating back to
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List of Tables. List of Figures. Foreword. Preface. Introduction India: A Culture in Transition 1. Expanding the Vedantic virtues into business ethics: A leadership perspective 2.Significance of Work Culture and Managerial Effectiveness Guidelines from Bhagavad-Gita in Contemporary Indian Organisations 3. Indigenous Indian Management Philosophies. Key Concepts and Relevance for Modern Indian Firms 4.Understanding the Post-Colonial India‘s Culture: A Juxtaposition of Modern and Traditional Values 5. Culturally Integrating an Indian JV partner post-acquisition 6. Evolution of work culture: Evidence from IT industry 7. Corruption, Organizations and Culture in Contemporary India 8. Beyond comparative cross-cultural dimensions on macro-level: Understanding Indian diversity in context 9. Prolegomena to understanding Indian culture through Husserl's phenomenological lens 10. Methodological Approaches and Challenges to studying Indian Culture 11.Towards an integrated understanding of culture: A research agenda
Ashish Malik is Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He completed his PhD from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and holds an MA (PM&IR) from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India. He has published and presented more than 70 research papers at numerous conferences and published widely in academic journals such as Asia-Pacific Business Review, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, Health Care Management Review and Industrial Marketing Management. He has co-edited/authored three books on themes including Indian culture, business models and human capital in the Indian IT industry and co-edited a special issue on Indian culture in the journal Culture and Organization and employment relations in India in the International Journal of Employment Studies.
Vijay Pereira is Senior Lecturer of International and Strategic HRM and holds the position of Leader in Knowledge Services (Human Capital Development) in the Organisation Studies and HRM group at the Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, UK. He holds six academic qualifications and has published and presented over 70 papers worldwide in reputed international journals including Human Resource Management and Journal of World Business. He was the Area/Associate Editor (OB/HRM) of the Journal of Asia Business Studies and is currently on the international advisory board for the journal South Asian History and Culture. He has also guest-edited two special issues, including one on Indian culture in Culture and Organization, and co-authored two research monographs. His previous experiences have been with consulting and industry, both in India and in the UK.