Indian Multinationals: The Dynamics of Explosive Growth in a Developing Country Context

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Springer, Jul 19, 2011 - Business & Economics - 273 pages
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Indian firms have grown explosively over the last two decades since India adopted wholesale neo-liberal policies in 1991. Nayak attributes the expansion of these Indian firms and their multinational businesses to the owners' ability to manoeuvre and mould key agents in the external environment rather than to the internal management of the firm.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Logic and Dynamics of Firm Growth
7
Asymmetry Perpetuation and Growth
27
4 Growth of Indian Multinationals
49
5 AV Birla Group
92
6 Tata Sons
150
7 Reliance Industries Limited
206
8 Asymmetries and Firm Growth
246
Notes
255
Bibliography
259
Subject Index
266
Author Index
272
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AMAR K.J.R. NAYAK is an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of Strategic Management Group at the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India. His prime areas of research relate to organizational studies and institutional studies for optimizing asymmetries for long-term sustainability. He has also been actively involved in action research for developing sustainable community enterprise systems.