Globalization has changed business the world over. Financial crises in the West and parts of Asia have triggered a search for new models and ways of doing business. South Asia offers a vel perspective on these issues, both from an intra-Asia and international standpoint. Globalization, Change and Learning in South Asia is an edited collection focussing on analysis and review of contemporary business practices in South Asia. This title shows the importance of South Asia to business and management research, and the practice of business, highlighting the role of extensive learning in addressing the slew of challenges presented by globalization. An introduction by the editors highlights socio-ecomic aspects of South Asia to establish its relevance in the global ecomy. Six chapters then cover: gender issues, diaspora as catalysts of kwledge flows, anatomy of corruption, evolving nature of management and culture; corporate social responsibility perspectives, and the growth of frugal invation practice in South Asia.
Shaista E. Khilji is Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University, USA. Shaista received her PhD in International Management from Cambridge University. She has published several articles related to discussing business and management issues within South Asia. She is the Founding Editor in Chief of the South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR), and a founding Board Member of the South Asian Academy of Management. She is recipient of many awards, including the Lifetime Fellow of Cambridge Commonwealth Society , the Outstanding Service and Best Reviewer , awards by the Academy of Management, and a Service Excellence collaborative team award for hosting the Clinton Global Initiative University at George Washington University. Professor Chris Rowley has affiliations at IHCR, Korea University, Korea and IBAS, Griffith University, Australia as well as IAPS, Nottingham University, UK and Cass Business School, City University, London, UK and has been a Korea Foundation Research Fellow. He is Editor of the journals Asia Pacific Business Review and Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management and also Series Editor of the Working in Asia and Asian Studies book series. He has given a range of talks and lectures to universities and companies internationally, with research and consultancy experience with unions, business and government. He has published widely in the area of Human Resource Management and Asian business, with over 500 articles, books and chapters and practitioner pieces as well as being interviewed and quoted in a range of practitioner reports and magazines, radio and newspapers globally.