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Tata motors in Singur : public purpose and private property (B) / Laura Alfaro, Lakshmi Iyer & Namrata Arora.

By: [Alfaro, Laura.].
Contributor(s): Iyer, Lakshmi | Arora, Namrata.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, MA : Harvard business School, 2009Edition: Revised: October 17, 2012.Description: 4 p. : 30 cm.Subject(s): Business Exit or Shutdown Business and Government Relations Conflict and Resolution Auto Industry Manufacturing Industry West BengalDDC classification: Summary: In October 2008, Tata Motors canceled their car manufacturing plant in West Bengal state, in the face of widespread farmer protests over land acquisition issues. This meant abandoning a project in which the company had invested $300 million and delaying the launch of the Nano, the world's cheapest car. What strategy could Tata have pursued to avoid this outcome? Would similar problems arise in Gujarat state, where the project had been relocated?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 4).

In October 2008, Tata Motors canceled their car manufacturing plant in West Bengal state, in the face of widespread farmer protests over land acquisition issues. This meant abandoning a project in which the company had invested $300 million and delaying the launch of the Nano, the world's cheapest car. What strategy could Tata have pursued to avoid this outcome? Would similar problems arise in Gujarat state, where the project had been relocated?

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