How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $25.95|
| Book Description: |
In the Indian outsourcing industry, employees are expected to be "dead ringers" for the more expensive American workers they have replaced--complete with Westernized names, accents, habits, and lifestyles that are organized around a foreign culture in a distant time zone. Dead Ringers chronicles the rise of a workforce for whom mimicry is a job requirement and a passion. In the process, the book deftly explores the complications of hybrid lives and presents a vivid portrait...