Thursday, April 20, 2006

Ratan Tata Discusses Business in India

Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, India's largest and most successful business conglomerate, spoke at Cornell University on April 10, 2006 as the 26th Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education. Being named a Hatfield fellow is considered the highest honor the university awards to distinguished individuals from the corporate sector.

His talk was entitled, "The Imperative for Change in the India of Today." Tata discussed the fact that India's stability as the world's largest democracy could be threatened if the country's businesses don't embrace social responsibilty.

Listen to Tata's lecture in eClips.

Read more about Tata's lecture in the Cornell Chronicle article.

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