India is the world’s largest democracy and its economy is ranked 3rd largest in the world. This vibrant and diverse country is a wealth of talent and innovation and represents enormous potential for organizations of all sizes and from all sectors who wish to tap into its dynamic marketplace. However, Indian culture is complex, diverse and can create barriers to establishing long lasting business relationships.  At a minimum, it is crucial to have a basic understanding of India’s history, culture and work practices before attempting to “do business with the Indians.”