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Goras and desis: managing agencies and the making of corporate India

By: Goswami, Omkar.
Contributor(s): Das, Gurcharan [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Stories Of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales Of Trade. Publisher: Gurgaon Penguin Random House India 2016Description: xxxv, 248 p. 10 books series.ISBN: 9780143425359; 9780143440239.Subject(s): India | Corporations | Economic policyDDC classification: 338.740954 Summary: "‘An insightful view on the origin and evolution of Indian corporates’ – N.R. Narayana Murthy The story of corporate India is linked to managing agencies, an organizational form dominant in the subcontinent from 1875 until its abolition in 1970 that allowed entrepreneurs to promote diverse companies while exercising disproportionate control over cash flows. This is the definitive economic history of Indian companies through the lens of managing agencies, whether controlled by goras or desis. ‘An informed analysis of the ways of Indian business’ – Sanjaya Baru ‘A fascinating history of the precursors of corporate India’ – K.V. Kamath ‘A very timely perspective and a delightful read’ – Ashok S. Ganguly " https://penguin.co.in/book/business/goras-and-desis/
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Non-fiction 338.740954 G6G6 (Browse shelf) Available 193998

"‘An insightful view on the origin and evolution of Indian corporates’ – N.R. Narayana Murthy The story of corporate India is linked to managing agencies, an organizational form dominant in the subcontinent from 1875 until its abolition in 1970 that allowed entrepreneurs to promote diverse companies while exercising disproportionate control over cash flows. This is the definitive economic history of Indian companies through the lens of managing agencies, whether controlled by goras or desis. ‘An informed analysis of the ways of Indian business’ – Sanjaya Baru ‘A fascinating history of the precursors of corporate India’ – K.V. Kamath ‘A very timely perspective and a delightful read’ – Ashok S. Ganguly "

https://penguin.co.in/book/business/goras-and-desis/

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