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Financial turnaround of the Indian Railways: Good Luck or Good Management?

  • Desh Gupta,
  • Milind Sathye

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    We analyse the factors that led to the turnaround of the Indian Railways from a low performing organisation to a high performing one. Literature on public sector turnaround provides the theoretical underpinnings. Enterprise turnaround is often ascribed to managerial leadership; we found that environmental factors (good luck) contributed in a substantial way to the success of Indian Railways. The implication of our study is that an organisation’s turnaround success needs to be put in a wider context

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    Paper provided by The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre in its series ASARC Working Papers with number 2007-13.

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    Date of creation: 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:pas:asarcc:2007-13
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