Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India Are Reshaping Their Futures— and Yours. by Tarun Khanna. Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press. Billions of Entrepreneurs is a book by Harvard Business School professor, Tarun Khanna. It was published in by Harvard Business School Press. The book. In Billions of Entrepreneurs, Tarun Khanna examines the entrepreneurial forces driving China’s and India’s trajectories of development.

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Why are there so few world-class indigenous private companies from mainland China despite the creation of a juggernaut of an economy? See if you have enough points for this item. And they’re undergoing social and economic revolutions that are capturing the best minds–and money–of Western business.

However, I think when you write a book of this size and about a topic that is as subjective as this one, some errors are bound to creep in. An entrepreneur has to make many decisions: It was the big neighbor to the north that was Communist, had defeated the Indian Army in in a border conflict, and was not generally portrayed positively.

You’ve successfully reported this review. These surface similarities, yet starkly different paths, make the past five decades represent a kind of petri dish for social scientists, where we can learn something profound about how societies develop.

After reading this book draw your own conclusions and develop your own strategy for these two very different markets! Hardcoverpages. Riki Eka Putra rated it it was amazing Mar 25, He shows where these trajectories overlap and complement one another–and where they diverge and compete.

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With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: And despite its known criticism I would tend to the positive externalities which can benefit both even world also. There is no Chinese equivalent to the orange-robed munk Vivekananda or the prolific author Chopra. To ask other readers questions about Billions of Entrepreneursplease sign up. February 1, Imprint: These will counterbalance the political tensions.


Entrepreneurship in both China and India is rising dramatically and thriving under quite different conditions. It’s been a terrific journey of discovery.

I also have a lot of Chinese students who were extremely gracious with their time as I traveled across China. But since entrepreneurship means doing things in new and clever ways, there are lots of stories in my book of rural entrepreneurs—people in India who are in civil society, and people in China who act as entrepreneurs in rural settings.

Given India’s official ascendance to the nuclear club and China’s massive deployment of resources to build a navy, security analysts and political scientists rightly emphasize the wariness with which the Himalayan giants glance at biloions other. The countries are inverted mirrors of each other.

Development-Induced Displacement in India and China. And entrepreneurship is, after all, doing things in new ways, ahead of social norms and customs, and establishing the rules and laws. Jumlah yang terlalu besar untuk tak diperhitungkan sebagai kekuatan yang sedang melakukan perubahan. He also describes how indigenous and foreign entrepreneurs could get a foothold, how China and India relate to their tatun diasporas, and how entrepreneurial activity is reshaping both countries for the better.

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He shows where these trajectories overlap and complement one another–and where they diverge and compete. Traditionally, India has been more open to ideas than has China, for instance. New Players on the World Stage.

Jean Julius Julius rated it bkllions was amazing Oct 24, In China, the government is often the entrepreneur. The book focuses more on behaviour of India and China as a country towards business and its diaspora, rather than individuals.

Return to Book Page. With a clean slate in those circumstances trun came to rely on FDI, bllions help from the overseas Chinese was a big piece of that. Local Party officials have increasing economic autonomy, which they have used to amazing effect, but only within a context of more severely constrained political centralization.


Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Jun 17, Emily marked it as to-read. Nor is the other extreme, hysteria, warranted or sensible. Why does China prohibit free elections while Indians, in free and fair elections, vote in officials with criminal records? The only shortcoming is that although Tarun tried to make it readable there is something academic about the book, good or bad.

Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India Are Reshaping Their Futures—and Yours

This book was more about large corporations and their businesses in China as opposed to what I think of as “entrepreneurs” I guess I usually think of something on a smaller scale than Microsoft and Motorola. He shows where these trajectories overlap and complement one another–and where they diverge and compete.

Understanding China [3rd Edition]. What China is good at, India is not, and vice versa. Media at Work in China and India. The difference is stark.

But even here, some deductions seem to be far from the truth. I have come to realize that the real issue is that the differences between the two have created a jointness in new riches to be enjoyed by the countries khabna by those anywhere in the world who care to profit from their advent.

Urbanizing Carescapes of Hong Kong. In India, some islands of excellence notwithstanding, the government remains inefficient for the most part, and most pockets of entrepreneurship—interesting, vibrant new ways of doing things—are in the private sector or civil society, staying far away from government intervention. Entrepreneurship is not only about hotshots taking companies public.

But even here, some deductions seem to be I think that while reading this book, I could not relate with some of the facts that were stated.