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Reference no. 310-066-3
Published by: IBS Case Development Center
Published in: 2010

Abstract

Gurcharan Das is a management consultant and the author of India Unbound, an international bestseller, published in 17 languages and filmed by the BBC. A graduate from Harvard University with honours in philosophy and politics, he also attended Harvard Business School (AMP). This former CEO of Procter & Gamble, India, started his career as a trainee in Richardson Hindustan Limited, and later held the key positions of Chairman and Managing Director in the same company from 1981 to 1985. In 1995, taking a break from his career spanning 30-years, in six countries, he took early retirement, in order to become a full time writer. He has also featured in three case studies in Harvard Business School. He works as a consultant to various companies on global corporate strategy and is on the boards of several blue chip Indian companies. Some of his popular works - A Fine Family, Three English Plays, Larins Sahib Mira, 9 Jakhoo Hill The Elephant Paradigm - have gained critical acclaim. Apart from writing a regular column on Sundays for the Times of India and periodic guest columns for the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Time and Newsweek magazines, he is a regular speaker to the top managements of the world's largest corporations. What is this video about? In a candid conversation with the executive MBA students of IBS, Hyderabad, he shares his views on business education in India and its future. A man of hope and not of fear, Gurcharan Das shares his views on the current financial crisis and why India would be one of the first countries to emerge safely from the crisis. In this video interview, Gurcharan Das provides an insight into the future of business education in India, the need for CSR, corporate governance, India at 75 and its resilience. He shares his views on the present global crisis and the reasons why India has the scope to come out unscathed. This video can be used for: India at 75; India's achievements; India's challenges and India's resilience; education and business education in India; the ability to produce global Indian managers; and the need for CSR and corporate governance in India.
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Abstract

Gurcharan Das is a management consultant and the author of India Unbound, an international bestseller, published in 17 languages and filmed by the BBC. A graduate from Harvard University with honours in philosophy and politics, he also attended Harvard Business School (AMP). This former CEO of Procter & Gamble, India, started his career as a trainee in Richardson Hindustan Limited, and later held the key positions of Chairman and Managing Director in the same company from 1981 to 1985. In 1995, taking a break from his career spanning 30-years, in six countries, he took early retirement, in order to become a full time writer. He has also featured in three case studies in Harvard Business School. He works as a consultant to various companies on global corporate strategy and is on the boards of several blue chip Indian companies. Some of his popular works - A Fine Family, Three English Plays, Larins Sahib Mira, 9 Jakhoo Hill The Elephant Paradigm - have gained critical acclaim. Apart from writing a regular column on Sundays for the Times of India and periodic guest columns for the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Time and Newsweek magazines, he is a regular speaker to the top managements of the world's largest corporations. What is this video about? In a candid conversation with the executive MBA students of IBS, Hyderabad, he shares his views on business education in India and its future. A man of hope and not of fear, Gurcharan Das shares his views on the current financial crisis and why India would be one of the first countries to emerge safely from the crisis. In this video interview, Gurcharan Das provides an insight into the future of business education in India, the need for CSR, corporate governance, India at 75 and its resilience. He shares his views on the present global crisis and the reasons why India has the scope to come out unscathed. This video can be used for: India at 75; India's achievements; India's challenges and India's resilience; education and business education in India; the ability to produce global Indian managers; and the need for CSR and corporate governance in India.

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