Globalization has changed business the world over. Financial crises in the West and parts of Asia have triggered a search for new models and ways of doing business. South Asia offers a novel perspective on these issues, both from an intra-Asia and international standpoint. Globalization, Change and Learning in South Asia is an edited collection focussing on analysis and review of contemporary business practices in South Asia. This title shows the importance of South Asia to business and management research, and the practice of business, highlighting the role of extensive learning in addressing the slew of challenges presented by globalization. An introduction by the editors highlights socio-economic aspects of South Asia to establish its relevance in the global economy. Six chapters then cover: gender issues, diaspora as catalysts of knowledge flows, anatomy of corruption, evolving nature of management and culture; corporate social responsibility perspectives, and the growth of frugal innovation practice in South Asia.
- Captures a balanced view of how organizations and leaders are coping with the pressures of globalization
- Identifies both challenges and notable practices facing organizations
- Provides a useful template for companies managing change within South Asia and other emerging economies
Teachers at all levels, and students in various disciplines, including (but not limited to) international management and international business and management; Policy makers
List of figures and tables
Abbreviations and glossary of terms
About the editors
About the contributors
Chapter 1: The changing context of South Asian economies
Transformation and complexity in South Asia
The importance of learning
Purpose and structure of the book
Contributions to this volume
Chapter 2: Gendered contexts and globalization in South Asia
Restraining ideology and gender
Is globalization improving gender equality?
Gender and institutional change
Strategies for East meets West
Chapter 3: A catalyst for globalization and knowledge flows: the South Asian diaspora
Introduction to diasporas
What is diaspora?
Overview of South Asian diasporas
Roles played by modern diasporas
Major diaspora organizations
Diasporas and economic development
Evolving issues for diasporas
Chapter 4: Anatomy of corruption in South Asia
Corruption in South Asia
Globalization, socioeconomic development, and corruption
The role of democracy
The role of national culture
Globalization and learning
Chapter 5: Management and culture in South Asia
The nature of management and cultural change in South Asia
Multinationals as change agents
Organizations setting global trends
How widespread are the changes?
What can be learned from South Asian organizations?
What can South Asian organizations learn from other organizations globally?
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"Khiliji …and Rowley…present eight chapters that analyze contemporary business practices and challenges in South Asia. Topics include globalization and the changing context of South Asian economies, gendered contexts and globalization in South Asia, the South Asian diaspora as a catalyst for globalization and knowledge flows, the anatomy of corruption in South Asia, the nature of management and cultural change,…"--ProtoView.com, February 2014