Rebirth of a nation

Over the past few years, India has sharply increased its global value. Its economic growth rate is up and its tourism industry is booming; many international corporations are now outsourcing key operations to organizations operating within this large and diverse country. Based on material published in a white paper (CID 7490) presented at PMI's Global Congress 2006--Asia Pacific, this article examines how India is practicing organizational project management (OPM) to exploit its potential for future development. It lists the three areas of India's improvement effort, areas--communications infrastructure, national identity, and education--identified in the 2003 report "India's New Opportunity 2020." It describes the roles played by project management and strategic intent in helping India develop a national strategic vision; it identifies India's two focal business categories (professional services provided remotely and customers serviced internally) and its plan for realizing its vision. It then explains how P
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