What Is Socialism? Why I Changed the Subtitle of My Previous Post

© 2020, Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers Business School In commenting about the Indian economy and its relation to International Business in my previous post, I had initially used the term “socialist somnolence” in the subtitle to describe the Indian business environment as it existed decades ago. Some elements of that past linger, as I described, … Continue reading What Is Socialism? Why I Changed the Subtitle of My Previous Post

India and Its Role in International Business: The Sleeping Giant Is Still Waking from Its Overregulated Past

Updated Title August 29, 2020 - See: What Is Socialism? Why I Changed the Subtitle of My Previous Post THE FOLLOWING IS AN INTRODUCTION TO A NARRATED SLIDE PRESENTATION AT THE RECENT ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT MEETING © 2020, Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers Business School Note: To see the PowerPoint slides and also listen to the … Continue reading India and Its Role in International Business: The Sleeping Giant Is Still Waking from Its Overregulated Past

What Drives Narendra Modi? – Swami Vivekananda and Hsuan Tsang

© 2014 Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers University *An expanded version of this article was published in the June 21, 2014 edition of Parsiana—International Zoroastrian Community Magazine as a “Comment” under the title “What drives Narendra Modi? Hindu reformist Swami Vivekananda’s ideals and Chinese traveller Hsuan Tsang have helped to shape the new Prime Minister’s worldview.” Click here for the PDF: What … Continue reading What Drives Narendra Modi? – Swami Vivekananda and Hsuan Tsang

The Indian Election: A Rare Historic Opportunity for Coherent Investment Policies in India

© 2014 Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers University For the past 30 years, India has been governed by a series of raucous coalition governments. At least some of the caution, vacillation, and even backtracking on investment and taxation policies that have dismayed foreign companies contemplating foreign direct investment (FDI) in India can be attributed to this. … Continue reading The Indian Election: A Rare Historic Opportunity for Coherent Investment Policies in India