ISBInsight: What are the key management takeaways, in your opinion, from this case study on the Tata Group?
Raveendra Chittoor: I think this is an excellent question to begin with. The first point I want to highlight through the Tata Group case is its unique organisation structure. As you know, most large corporations venture into multiple businesses, take for example GE (General Electric) or Microsoft. This case highlights the important difference in the way a …Read More »
Raveendra Chittoor is an Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business and Canada Research Chair in Global Economy at University of Victoria and Visiting Faculty at ISB.Read More »
ISBInsight: Professor Ramachandran, could you set the context for us for CSR in India?
Kavil Ramachandran: In the last few decades, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an integral part of the public discourse with academicians, practitioners, policy-makers and media laying stress on equitable outcomes through business-society interactions. This is also contextual because there is a greater concern about sustainability of all kinds across the …Read More »
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared at the 2018 World Economic Forum at Davos, that “time’s up” for gender inequality.1 His remark has bearings for the global community. At 130 out of 160 countries, India has one of the worst Gender Inequality Index ranks for a large emerging economy, according to the United Nations Development Programme report. 2 It …Read More »
It has been nearly a decade since I started researching on the internationalisation strategies of Indian companies. This short article is aimed at capturing the key findings/insights from my papers and research that I felt could be useful to a wider audience. My research associate Sruthi Y was of great help in this effort.
The past decade-and-a-half marked the rapid emergence …Read More »
The Indian School of Business has released the 2014 ranking of India’s largest transnational corporations based on the Transnationality Index (TNI). Professor Raveendra Chittoor and Bibhu Prasad Kar present the results providing new insights into the nature of internationalisation of the companies.
The Indian School of Business (ISB) conducts an annual survey, based on which it comes out with a list …Read More »
The past decade has marked the rapid emergence of a number of firms from developing countries as significant players in global markets. The 2012 Fortune Global 500 list features 112 developing economy companies, an increase of about six times since 2000. While this list is dominated by Chinese firms, Indian and Brazilian companies ranked joint second (eight companies each) among …Read More »
What are the determinants and consequences of overseas acquisitions by Indian firms in their internationalisation journey? Professor Raveendra Chittoor’s and Deepak Jena’s survey-based study addresses this question and highlights key issues related to overseas acquisitions, such as acquisition motivation, choice and location of acquisition targets, post-acquisition integration processes and acquisition performance
Indian companies have been aggressive dealmakers in the market for …Read More »
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL) was promoted in 1984 by Anji Reddy, a pioneering scientist-entrepreneur, as a manufacturer of bulk drugs or active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Over the last three decades, DRL has emerged as an integrated global pharmaceutical company offering a wide range of products including APIs, generics, biosimilars, and differentiated formulations. Nearly 80% of the company’s revenues are derived …Read More »
In the past decade there has been a dramatic growth in internationalisation of ﬁrms from India. Yet, there has been no systematic effort to rank Indian companies based on their degree of internationalisation. For the ﬁrst time, a systematic ranking is being attempted in India using a globally accepted, multi-dimensional measure of internationalisation, the Transnationality Index (TNI). The Indian School …Read More »