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Reverse Brain Drain and Indian Value System

CASE FLYER, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
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Reverse Brain Drain and Indian Value System

 

Expected Learning Outcomes

• Understanding the role of Indian diaspora in the making of illustrious Indians
• Debating on the paradox of world’s best talent – made in India but – used abroad
• Analyzing the recent phenomenon of reverse brain drain into India

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The Power of Indian Diaspora: The Making of an Illustrious Indian

1. Most of the names listed below (Exhibit I) may sound familiar to you as you may have heard/read about them, who made India proud at some point of time and some continue to do so.

  • a) What do you think have been the contributions of these illustrious Indians to India and its pride?
  • b) What are the similarities and dissimilarities between all these Indians for making it to the global headlines over the years?
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Reverse Brain Drain and Indian Value System

 

Synopsis

This case flyer helps understand the concept of personality and values as it discusses the recent phenomenon of reverse brain drain into India. What does it take for well-settled and extremely well-to-do Indians to come back to India and serve the parent country? Is there any relation between personal value systems of individuals and reverse brain drain? The case flyer tries to find answers to these questions by deliberating on the power of the Indian diaspora in the making of illustrious Indians. It also establishes the role of the Indian institutes of excellence such as the IITs, IIMs, IISc and other leading Indian Universities in producing world-class talent. However, is the country getting its due in producing world-class talent? The case flyer helps to identify the ways in which India can attract more and more talented Indians spread across the globe.

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • • Understanding the role of Indian diaspora in the making of illustrious Indians
  • • Debating on the paradox of world’s best talent – made in India but – used abroad
  • • Analyzing the recent phenomenon of reverse brain drain into India

 

Positioning and Setting

The case flyer can be used in the following course:

  • a) Organizational Behavior – Personality and Values (Culture and Values)

 

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Abstract


This case flyer enables a discussion on the recent trend of reverse brain drain into India and explores the likelihood of a relationship between personal value systems of individuals and reverse brain drain. As discussed in the accompanying article1, the case flyer helps in identifying the factors that have led to this recent trend. What does it take for well-settled and extremely well-to-do Indians to come back to India and serve the parent country? The case flyer debates as to why do Indians after receiving high-class education and training at the premier Indian educational institutes choose to serve a foreign nation rather than serving their own country. The case flyer is suitable for teaching the concept of 'Personality and Values' in Organizational Behavior course.



Pedagogical Objectives

  • To understand the role of Indian diaspora in the making of illustrious Indians
  • To debate on the paradox of world's best talent - made in India but - used abroad
  • To analyze the recent phenomenon of reverse brain drain into India


1 Rica Bhattacharyya, 'India Lures Young Global Faculty', The Economic Times, November 8th 2013



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