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Doing Business in India For Dummies® by Ranjini Manian

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Chapter 17. Ten Tips for Training Your Team India

In This Chapter

  • Considering the best ways to train your Indian team

  • Finding fun ways to team build

  • Following up on your training

There’s a wise quote in Sanskrit, India’s oldest language, which says “He who’s seeking knowledge should give up comfort; he who’s seeking comfort should give up learning. For the knowledge seeker can’t get comfort and a comfort seeker can’t truly learn.” This chapter looks at ways to impart knowledge to your team without getting them too far out of their comfort zone.

Through the years, I’ve seen businesspeople from abroad who face the task of training their Indian employees in a variety of different areas. Training sessions are essential for getting your Indian staff to understand a different work culture or even a company- or position-specific process.

Training Indian employees is different than training workers in the West, so you need to know a few tips and tricks to get the most out of your training sessions. And that’s the point of this chapter: Discovering useful methods that yield positive results as you work to train your Indian team.

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