Case | HBS Case Collection | May 2001 (Revised May 2002)

Infosys Technologies

by Ashish Nanda and Thomas J. DeLong

Abstract

Creating and sustaining a third-world-based technology company to compete globally (i.e. in the first-world) poses many challenges. Such challenges are examined through the genesis and progression of Infosys Technologies Ltd. Key decisions made by Chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy are particularly highlighted.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Business or Company Management; Management Practices and Processes; Business Strategy; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Global Strategy; Growth and Development Strategy; Planning; Technological Innovation; Emerging Markets; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Nanda, Ashish, and Thomas J. DeLong. "Infosys Technologies." Harvard Business School Case 801-445, May 2001. (Revised May 2002.)