by Vikram Beri, an EO New Delhi member and Executive Director of Beri Udyog Pvt Ltd.
In 2008, I left my job at a consulting firm in the U.S. and moved back to India to join the family business. Our agricultural equipment company had been in operation since 1978, and had built a good name for itself as a quality manufacturer. What it didn’t seem to have, however, were well-defined processes, a professional workforce and, most importantly, a strong bottom line. I suddenly had my hands full.