Business innovation in developing countries
Author Rowan Gibson talks about how businesses can encourage innovation even if their host countries don't.
He cites the Grameen Bank, which gives micro credit to the poor; and the Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, costing a mere $2,500 -- as examples of India's social innovation.
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