India: Diversity and Complexity in Action

Jagdeep S. Chhokar Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

India is a country of great diversity. There are substantial regional, linguistic, cultural, and religious variations across the country. Given the wide range of variation, it should be impossible to generalize not only about the society, organizations, and leaders in India, but also about organizational and leadership practices in Indian organizations. There is, however, hope because:

In spite of the fact that the languages of India are many, and there are well marked differences between one regional culture and another, yet there ...

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