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A Better India, A Better World ( Narayan Murthy )
With one of the highest GDP growth rates in the world and an array of recent achievements in technology, industry and entrepreneurship, India strides confidently towards the future. But, in the world’s largest democracy, not everyone is equally fortunate. Some 300 million Indians are still prey to hunger, illiteracy and disease, and 53 per cent of India’s children are still undernourished.
What will it take for India to bridge this great divide? When will the fruits of development reach the poorest of the poor, and wipe the tears from the eyes of every man, woman and child, as Mahatma Gandhi had dreamt? And how should this, our greatest challenge ever, be negotiated?
In this extraordinarily inspiring and visionary book, N.R. Narayana Murthy, who pioneered, designed and executed the Global Delivery Model that has become the cornerstone of India’s success in information technology services outsourcing, shows us that a society working for the greatest welfare of the greatest number—samasta jananam sukhino bhavantu—must focus on two simple things: values and good leadership. Drawing on the remarkable Infosys story and the lessons learnt from the two decades of post-reform India, Narayana Murthy lays down the ground rules that must be followed if future generations are to inherit a truly progressive nation.
Built on Narayana Murthy’s lectures delivered around the world, A Better India: A Better World is a manifesto for the youth, the architects of the future, and a compelling argument for why a better India holds the key to a better world.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
N.R. Narayana Murthy is the Founder-Chairman of Infosys Technologies Limited, a global software consulting company headquartered in Bangalore, India. He serves on the boards of Unilever, HSBC, NDTV, Ford Foundation and the UN Foundation. He also serves on the boards of Cornell University, Wharton School, Singapore Management University, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore and INSEAD.
The Economist ranked Narayana Murthy among the most-admired global leaders in 2005. He topped the Economic Times list of India’s most powerful CEOs for three consecutive years: 2004 to 2006. He has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India, the Legion d’Honneur by the Government of France, and the CBE by the British government. He is the first Indian winner of Ernst and Young’s World Entrepreneur of the Year award and the Max Schmidheiny Liberty prize, and has appeared in the rankings of businessmen and innovators prepared by India Today, Business Standard, Time, CNN, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes and Financial Times.
A Better India, A Better World ( Narayan Murthy ) Review
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Plz Plz Plz!! Do not miss to read this book
I request to each an every individual specially to youth indians, any how save little bit from ur daily expenses n earn this book for the optimistic thinkings n better future for u n ur belongings.
Your soul itself will pretend u to do something for poor n hungry indians. Sir(Author) I always meet u in fantasy but once need a good blessing from you for my better future.
Salute and Hats off to u Sir.
V A Zaveri
A Better India, A Better World
The book is beautiful, informative and Excellent.
All Indians especially youth should read this for motivation to make India better and strong.In the storm of life we struggle through myriads of stimuli of pressure, stress, and muti-problems that seek for a solution and answer. We are so suppressed by the routine of this every life style that most of us seem helpless. However, if we look closely to ancient techniques we shall discover the magnificent way to understand and realize the ones around us and mostly ourselves. If only we could stop for a moment and allow this to happen. May all beings be happy (Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavanthu)
must read for all Indians!
By nitin sharma,
One of the best books I’ve ever read in my life! This is one book, which I think every young Indian should have. If you really want to do something for the country and for the poor, the undernourished, or the hungry then take lessons from this proud son of India.
Narayan Murthy has shown to the world, he is not a man of words but a man of deeds. Kudos and Hats off to you sir!
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