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25 Years Later – Where Are They Now?

Interesting update in today’s Wall Street Journal on the folks that stuck their necks out in China on 6/4/89.  Click HERE to see and read.

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Barclays Bank by Austen Dilberto and Aliya Zarate

As its many other companies we have encountered so far, Indian culture has played a large role in deciding how thecompany is run. The culture at Barclays is a mixture of the local Indian culture alongwith the corporate culture in … Continue reading

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Lenovo By Amy McDougall and Bryan deRegt

Before coming to India, what we knew about Lenovo was from our communications professor Cory Grenier. He was stationed in Beijing, where this Chinese multinational was founded and he was able to speak to us a lot about how business … Continue reading

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Puravankara By Elliott Smith and Joshua Bingham

Overview: Puravankara is a residential real estate development company located in Bangalore, India. The company was founded in 1975 in Mumbai, India by the current chairman Ravi Puravankara. During our visit, we met with the joint Managing Director, Ashish Puravankara, … Continue reading

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Core Jewellery By: Elliott Smith and Joshua Bingham

Overview: Core Jewellery is a jewellery manufacturer in Mumbai, India.  The company was founded by the current Chairman and CEO, Mr. Kamal Bhatsali, and focuses on selling their products to international retailers. Their products range in price from medium to … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems By Amy McDougall and Bryan deRegt

Cisco Systems By Amy McDougall and Bryan deRegt Cisco systems is a well known company to us from them being a major player in the US market and headquartered in San Jose, California. They design, manufacture, and sell networking equipment … Continue reading

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IBM India By Elliott Smith and Sam Kligman

Overview: IBM India is one of the largest branches of the IBM “empire”. It has offices all around India, and earns a large portion of the global IBM profits. The Indian Branch went through a major reorganization in 2006 where … Continue reading

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eBay India By Sam Kligman & Chester Hiu

Background: eBay India’s mission is to provide a global trading platform “where practically anyone can trade practically anything”. It does this by providing a user-friendly platform to facilitate transactions. In general though, eBay is a great platform for small retail … Continue reading

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Big Bazaar by Austen Dilberto & Aliya Zarate

After meeting with MET officials we were gathered in a nice hall to have an interactive session with Mr. SandipTarkas – CEO of Future Media, who was kind enough to spend some time with us and talk about Future Group … Continue reading

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Mumbai Educational Trust By Austen Dilberto & Aliya Zarate

The Cal Poly MBA team met its warmest welcome upon arrival at MET. Many of the students, leaders, and staff took time out of their days to display their smiling faces as we arrived. We were first brought to the … Continue reading

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