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Think India - The Rise of the World's Next Superpower
Think India - The Rise of the World's Next Superpower

Think India - The Rise of the World's Next Superpower

by Vinay Rai

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin

ISBN

9780525050202 - Year: 2007 - Pages: 284

Binding

Hardcover

Vinay Rai

Author: Vinay Rai
William L Simon/
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 284
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780525050202

Description

With 1.1 billion residents, the world's largest democracy is poised to dominate the world stage. One of India's wealthiest men gives an insider's view into his country's dynamic transformation, revealing the forces and unique characteristics behind India's meteoric rise.

The buzzword of the twenty-first century is India and it's not just a story of software, outsourcing, and faraway call centers. With the economy soaring at 9 percent a year, India is a medical and pharmaceutical frontrunner, an R&D powerhouse, a rising manufacturing hub, and an up-and-coming cultural trendsetter in areas from fashion to film. And the world is taking note: Western companies from Lockheed Martin to McDonald's are moving in, Ford is setting up factories, Coca Cola is heading to the countryside in rickshaws, and research centers for Fortune 500 companies are popping up everywhere. Meanwhile, the U.S. military is forging close ties, as India has become a key strategic partner.

Business tycoon turned educator Vinay Rai, who now runs one of India's two private universities with fifteen campuses nationwide couples with New York Times bestselling writer William L. Simon to explore the foundation and future of the 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.

REVIEWS & COMMENTS:

“If you don’t read this book, you are going to be left behind. The future of the world will be determined by India. Think India will help you understand the people, the thinking, the potential, and opportunities that lie in India, how they will shape the future, and what they mean to you.”
-RICHARD D’ AVENI

“Highly readable and entertaining, this book should be considered a must- read by anyone interested in how the international balance of power will shift in the decades ahead, especially India’s future as a superpower outdistancing China.”
-PROFESSOR LANT PRITCHETT

“Think India is a passage to the new India. With interesting insights into the country’s economic potential, its companies and entrepreneurs, it is India’s growth story told well.”
-SUNIL MITTAL

“An outstanding contribution to educating Americans on modern India- the opportunities, the challenges, the shared interests, and promising future.”
-GOWHER RIZVI

Contents

Introduction to India

What Makes India Click: A Nation's Unparalleled Growth

A Slumbering Elephant Awakens

India: Shaped by its History

Friends and Tigers: The United States, India and China

India's Growing Global Muscle

Understanding Indians: Philosophy, Attitudes and Etiquette

Incredible India

A Tale of Two India's: The Challenges of Extreme Poverty

The Indian Century

Afterword

Acknowledgements

Notes

Index

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