Doing Business in India for Dummies

Ranjini Manian

ISBN: 9788126514342

360 pages

Exclusively distributed by UBS Publishers Distributors 


Doing Business in India For Dummies covers essential elements of doing business in India, from basic travel tips to various political, business, and legal issues. Coverage includes: a primer on the import and export markets; understanding the political and economic system, dealing with the government; evaluating potential business partners; choosing a business entity; obeying regulations; navigating the infrastructure; entering the marketplace; appreciating the impact of the World Trade Organization; learning Indian negotiating strategies, identifying important contract provisions, reducing risk and settling disputes; and following Indian etiquette.

Doing Business in India for Dummies, is directed primarily toward professionals who are exploring the opportunity that the Indian economy can offer their business. These people may be employees of large multinational corporations, or of small companies that seek to outsource in India. The book is also designed to be relevant to entrepreneurs who are considering investing in Indian-related businesses, as well as managers who are forming Indian strategies.



Part I: Brushing Up on India Business Basics.

Chapter 1: So You Want to Do Business with India.

Chapter 2: Understanding Breaks and Brakes in Emergent India.

Chapter 3: Making Sense of India: A Business Viewpoint.

Part II: Getting Your Business Up and Running.

Chapter 4: Putting Together a Business Plan.

Chapter 5: Starting Up in India.

Chapter 6: Doing Business from Abroad: The Long Distance Relationship.

Chapter 7: Building Your Team India.

Chapter 8: Dealing with the Powers That Be.

Chapter 9: Counting Your Rupees and Paise.

Part III: Going About Your Business in India.

Chapter 10: Enjoying Your Stay in India.

Chapter 11: Making the Sale.

Chapter 12: Establishing a Manufacturing Presence.

Chapter 13: Legal Landmines.

Part IV: Ensuring an Indian Success Story.

Chapter 14: Understanding Indian Culture.

Chapter 15: Being on Your Best Behavior: Indian Etiquette.

Chapter 16: Avoiding Potholes on the Road to Success.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Training Your Team India.

Chapter 18: Ten Cultural Tips.

Chapter 19: Ten Tips from Chanakya, the World’s First Management Guru.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Enjoy Your Downtime in India.



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