The Oxford History of Contemporary Indian Business

Hardcover | March 15, 2013

byDwijendra Tripathi, Jyoti Jumani

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No other period in the entire history of India ever witnessed such momentous developments, affecting so profoundly the life of its people as the half century that followed the end of British colonialism. Business was one realm that experienced a great deal of upheavals. This book provides acomprehensive analysis of the making of modern business and the modern business class, covering the period from 1947 to the present times. Linking socio-economic and political changes to shifts in the business climate and policies of the country, it provides the first in-depth narrative of businessin post-colonial India. The book covers a vast canvas-from industrial licensing and planned economy, to the experiments in cooperative undertakings, and the opening up of the Indian economy and liberalization. The book also covers several new and emerging areas in business history including the rise of business educationand a new managerial class, technological autonomy, and corporate citizenship.

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No other period in the entire history of India ever witnessed such momentous developments, affecting so profoundly the life of its people as the half century that followed the end of British colonialism. Business was one realm that experienced a great deal of upheavals. This book provides acomprehensive analysis of the making of modern...

Dwijendra Tripathi was the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Professor of Business History at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad. Jyoti Jumani is a freelance teacher, researcher, and writer.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 11.02 × 8.66 × 0.01 inPublished:March 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019808224X

ISBN - 13:9780198082248

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AcknowledgementsList of TablesIntroduction1. Indian Business at Independence: A Synoptic View2. Independence: A New Business Climate3. Private Enterprise in the Nehru Era4. Public Sector in the Nehru Era5. The Tumultuous Decade6. Towards Hope7. Into a New Age8. Crisis in Family Business9. Business Education and the Rise of a Managerial Class10. On Structure and Strategies11. Summing UpAppendices:I. Consolidated List of Public Sector EnterprisesII. Category-wise List of Public Sector EnterpriseIII. Business on the Fringes: A Note on Cooperative EnterprisesName IndexSubject Index