Case | HBS Case Collection | October 2002 (Revised September 2005)

Emerging Giants: Building World-Class Companies in Emerging Markets

by Tarun Khanna and Krishna G. Palepu

Abstract

Presents a conceptual framework to examine successful companies in emerging markets and what enables them to avoid traditional emerging market obstacles. Examines those characteristics that allow these successful local companies to overcome market voids and become globally competitive.

Keywords: Globalized Firms and Management; Emerging Markets; Success;

Citation:

Khanna, Tarun, and Krishna G. Palepu. "Emerging Giants: Building World-Class Companies in Emerging Markets." Harvard Business School Case 703-431, October 2002. (Revised September 2005.)