Exploding growth. Soaring investment. Incoming talent waves. India's top companies are scoring remarkable successes on these fronts—and more.How? Instead of adopting management practices that dominate Western businesses, they're applying fresh practices of their own in strategy, leadership, talent, and organizational culture.These companies' ecrets are unveiled by Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh and Michael Useem, professors from the Wharton School of Business and authors of The India Way: How India's Top Business Leaders Are Revolutionizing Management. Drawing on interviews with leaders of India's largest firms—including Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, Narayana Murthy of Infosys Technologies, and Vineet Nayar of HCL Technologies—the authors identify what Indian managers do Differently.Indian companies once adapted the best management practices and principles from around the world, but now they are creating unique business successes of their own, guided by the rich entrepreneurial traditions and ultural values of India. In this well-researched book, four distinguished authors from the Wharton School share the most innovative management practices from India's top companies and how these practices might be adapted in the West.- MUKESH D. AMBANI Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Limited “The India Way fills a much-needed gap by showing what managers around the world can learn from the innovative management practices emerging in India. Accessible, highly relevant, and engaging, it is a must-read.”
-N. R. NARAYANA MURTHY
Chairman of the Board and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies PETER CAPPELLI is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director of the Wharton Center for Human Resources. HARBIR SINGH is the William and Phyllis Mack Professor of Management and codirector of the Mack Center for Technological Innovation at the Wharton School. JITENDRA SINGH is the Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management at the Wharton School.
MICHAEL USEEM is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and director of the
Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management.