What’s Indian Culture? A dive into domestic diversity
- By Anindita on 13 Aug 2015
- Diversity & Inclusion
The article was featured on the blog written by David Livermore.He is president and partner at the Cultural Intelligence Center in East Lansing, Michigan.
If you’re starting to work with a group in India, can you get by with a basic understanding of South Asians or do you need to narrow more specifically on Indians themselves? Or given the enormous population in India, might it be even better to focus more specifically on the region or city in India where the group with whom you’re working is located?
Given our interest in cultural diversity, the diversity practice at my firm recently initiated a study to understand domestic diversity in India and its impact on workplace practices. We looked at four broad regions (North, South, East and West). This is still a fairly broad brush approach. Keep in mind that many regions in India are significantly larger than many European countries put together.
The article was featured on the blog written by David Livermore. He is a thought leader in cultural intelligence (CQ) and global leadership and the author of nine books on cultural intelligence and global leadership. He is president and partner at the Cultural Intelligence Center in East Lansing, Michigan.
To the read the complete article click the following link: http://davidlivermore.com/blog/2013/08/
About the Author
Dr. Anindita Banerjee - Practice Head (Diversity & Inclusion)
Anindita has a master’s in Mathematics as well as business administration. She has over ten years of corporate training and consulting experience. She completed her Ph. D in cross cultural management from BITS Pilani. At Renaissance Anindita leads the Diversity practice. Anindita (a.k.a oni) loves traveling and immersing in different cultures, especially in cuisines.