India, Mixed Enterprise and Western Business: Experiments in Controlled Change for Growth and Profit

India, Mixed Enterprise and Western Business: Experiments in Controlled Change for Growth and Profit

by Daniel L. Spencer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401502122
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/01/1959
Edition description: 1959
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I India: Enterprise, Public & Private.- I. The Setting of Enterprise in India.- A. Introduction.- B. Economic Framework.- C. Constitutional Frameworkl.- II. Private Enterprise in India.- A. Changing Aspects of Private Enterprise.- B. Role of Financial Institutions.- C. Role of the Managing Agents.- D. Trend of Profits.- III. Public Enterprise in India.- A. Early Motifs of Public Ownership.- B. Modern Industrial Policy.- C. The Role of the Public Sector under the Five Year Plans.- II India’s Experiments in Mixed Enterprise.- IV. Mixed Enterprise: Classification.- A. Forms of Enterprise (Legal Background).- B. Concept of Mixed Enterprise.- C. Joint Enterprise.- D. Classification Scheme.- V. Some Notes for a Theory of Mixed Enterprise.- A. Motivations.- B. Competitive Market Situation.- C. Under Monopoly.- D. Under Oligopoly.- VI. Mixed Enterprises in India.- A. British Period.- B. Modern Enterprises in the Indian States.- C. Modern Central Government Mixed Corporations.- VII. Composite Enterprise in India.- VIII. Joint Enterprises in India.- A. Survey of Foreign Investment in India.- B. American Consulate Survey.- C. Examples of American Joint Enterprises.- III The Economic Rationale of India’s Experiments in Mixed Enterprises.- IX. Advantages of Mixed Enterprise to the Private Sector.- A. Rate of Return.- B. Other Grounds for Private Participation.- X. Advantages of Mixed Enterprise to the Public Sector.- A. Western Economic Thinking.- B. India’s Dualistic Conception.- C. The Gain in Efficiency to the Public Sector.- D. Other Advantages to the Public Sector.- XI. Investment, Western Business and Mixed Enterprise.- A. Savings and Investment in Underdeveloped Countries.- B. Western Capital and Mixed Enterprise.- C. Mixed Enterprise as a Vehicle of Mutual Benefit and Controlled Change.- XII. Summary and Conclusions.- Appendices.

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