Indian Management (?): A Modernization Experiment

Collection Location Koleksi E-book & E-Journal Perpustakaan Pusat Unila
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Author(s) Jammulamadaka, Nimruji
Classification NONE
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GMD E-Book
Language English
Publisher Springer International Publishing AG
Publishing Year 2019
Publishing Place Singapore
Abstract/Notes This chapter explores the history of the emergence of management as a discipline
and professional practice in India. By tracing the history of commerce education
into the British period, the chapter argues that modern management in India
emerged with a strong association with English language in the midst of the
colonial encounter. Postindependence in 1947, this English emphasis continued.
It grew through the import of a discipline from United States of America, under
the modernizing aspirations of a newly independent country struggling with
inferiority and developmental challenges. And in order to meet India’s development
challenges, Indianizing management was attempted by invoking ancient
Indian texts, or adapting models and techniques to India’s socio-economic and
cultural context. Nevertheless, management in India has remained tethered to
core Western management theories and concepts
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