International Business: "3.1: What Is Culture, Anyhow? Values, Customs, and Language"

Read this section. Today, the physical territories that constitute the countries of India and Indonesia are far different than they were a hundred years ago. The previous British rulers in India "tended to hire locals for administrative positions, thereby establishing a strong and well-educated Indian bureaucracy". Although many business people complain about India's slow bureaucracy focused on rules and regulations, the government infrastructure and English-language education system helped position India as a strong high-tech economy.