Author:N.R. Narayana Murthy

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A Better India, A Better World

By: N.R. Narayana Murthy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Allen Lane: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032063

ISBN: 067008283X

Condition: New


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. More than 300 million Indians are still prey to hunger, illiteracy and disease, and 51 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 Mahat... View more info

Games Indians Play: Why we are the Way we are

By: V. Raghunathan; Foreword By N.R. Narayana Murthy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031379

ISBN: 0143063111

Condition: New


In a rare attempt to understand the Indianness of Indians—among the most intelligent people in the world, but also, to a dispassionate eye, perhaps the most baffling—V. Raghunathan uses the props of game theory and behavioural economics to provide an insight into the difficult conundrum of why we are the way we are. He puts under the scanner our attitudes towards rationality and irrationality, selflessness and selfishness, competition and cooperation, and collaboration and deception. Drawing examples from the way we behave in day-to-day situations, Games Indians Play tries to show how in t... View more info