Tag Archives: India Business Checklists

Flying Coach in India

Here I am in India, flying from Delhi to Bangalore to Calcutta. I’m doing the research to update my India Business Checklists book, published in 2009 by John Wiley. I have the rights back, and plan an updated limited edition … Continue reading

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India: The “Ease” of Doing Business (World Bank Rank)

I’ve just started to update my book on doing business in India, and I came across this statement: In 2008, The World Bank ranked India as 120th out of 178 countries in the difficulty of doing business. At that, its … Continue reading

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Updating ‘India Business Checklists’

The rights to India Business Checklists — published in 2009 by John Wiley — have reverted to me. (Thanks, JW!) A lot has changed since I researched it in 2008. A lot more is likely to keep changing in India … Continue reading

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A New Symbol for the Rupee

For decades, India has represented its currency, the Rupee with “Re” for Re 1 or “Rs” (for multiple rupees). Other sources clarified it to things like “INR”;  after all, the Rupee is the currency of several South Asian countries including … Continue reading

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Interview for India Abroad

Soon after the IIM USA event organized by Ashima Jain, I got an email connecting me with the newspaper India Abroad. I’ve been familiar with that publication for over twenty years now, so I was flattered when it turned out … Continue reading

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The Non-resident Indian's India

A recent article in in the Wall Street Journal’s online edition was forwarded to a newsgroup I frequent. Called “The Brain Boomerang,” it spoke about Indians who, after years in the US, go back to India. When researching my book, … Continue reading

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Labor Trouble and Death in the Line of Duty

Soldiers might expect it. Business executives generally don’t. But in September 09, Roy George, a Human Resources professional working at Pricol in Coimbatore was killed by agitating workers. George had joined Pricol – an auto components manufacturer – only months … Continue reading

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