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MANAGEMENT CULTURE IN INDIA: An Ethnographic Study

M. Romesh Singh

MANAGEMENT CULTURE IN INDIA: An Ethnographic Study

M. Romesh Singh

995

ISBN 9788131608203
Publication Year 2017
Pages 258 pages
Binding Hardback
Sale Territory World (Except USA and Canada)

About the Book

The concept of management and organizational culture has gained wide acceptance as a way to understand human systems and it has also proved that organizational culture has had deep impact on the variety of organizations process, employees and its performance. The social cultural milieu in India is inimitable; its peculiarities shape the personality of the management practitioner and also influence management practices. It is clear that organizational culture plays a very significant role in the management of the organization. Each discipline with its own methodology has undertaken a number of studies about organizations and produced varied results which enhanced the scope of each discipline to take up studies further within the field of organizational culture. However, literature survey indicates that there have been very few ethnographic studies undertaken to identify cultural variables, which have a bearing on corporate and non-corporate management in India. In this context, the present study is an attempt to explore, identify and understand the trends in management of corporate organizations in India through an ethnographic study.


Contents

1 Introduction

2 Doing Ethnography in Business Organization
3 Management Culture in India: A Historical Perspective
4 Case Study of Scientific Organization
5 Case Study of Seacom Pvt Ltd
6 Case Study of Telcom Company Pvt Ltd
7 Case Study of Heavy Electrical Company
8 Summary and Conclusions


About the Author / Editor

Romesh Singh is Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad, India. He specializes in Business Anthropology and Development Anthropology. He has done intensive field studies in corporate and public sector organizations. He has contributed various articles and book reviews in reputed journals and presented papers in international and national seminars. Before joining the university, he worked as a faculty in various reputed organizations like Cosmode Management Research Centre, Hyderabad and Council for Social Development, Southern Regional Centre, Hyderabad (ICSSR Institute). He has been actively involved in various research and consultancy assignments over the years. Currently, he is visiting scholar at Department of Anthropology, University of North Texas, USA for Raman Post Doctoral Programme sponsored by the UGC.


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