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India was fantastic and I learned so much. The culture, people, and business practices were so different than those in the US. I’m heartbroken to have to leave and it’s been much harder than I thought leaving would have been. I guess that means I’ll have to come back again someday! One of our final … Continue reading Closing
After breakfast at the hotel, we headed to Dharavi, the largest slum in the world. One of the guides gave us some background knowledge about the slum that was extremely surprising. I learned a slum has nothing to do with poverty. It simply means living illegally on government property. Dharavi houses over 1 million people … Continue reading Dharavi: Mumbai
Where the Wild Things Are: Kabini
Kabini was an amazing wildlife resort about 8 hours from Bangalore. While there, we took part in several wildlife safaris where we saw spotted deer, wild dogs, monkeys, Indian water buffalo, spotted leopards, and wild elephants. In addition to the safaris, there was tribal dancing, native Indian boat rides, spa treatments, and some much needed … Continue reading Where the Wild Things Are: Kabini
Walmart Global Sourcing: Bangalore
The Walmart Global Sourcing office looked very Western from the inside. We heard from several speakers about multiple parts of their work. I found it interesting that the Walmart culture was still very prevalent in the organization. EDLC and EDLP was once again the forefront of their strategy while maintaining their customer focus. They used … Continue reading Walmart Global Sourcing: Bangalore