AuthorsNathalie Belhoste is a doctoral student at the IEP in Paris under thesupervision of Christophe Jaffrelot, within the Centre d’études et derecherches internationales (CERI). Her research concerns theprofessional relationships between Indians and French nationalsworking in India from a sociological point of view. As a researchassistant at the École de Management in Lyon, she is also working onquestions of intercultural relations and the management of alterity inbusiness. She co-publishes with Abhijit Karkun and BernardFernandez, “Culture et gestion en Inde”, in E. Davel, J.-P. Dupuis, J.-F. Chanlat (eds.), Gestion en contexte interculturel: approches,problématiques, pratiques et plongées, Québec, Presses delUniversité Laval/TELUQ-UQAM (to be published in 2008).Jérémy Grasset is a doctoral student under the joint supervision ofPhilippe Cadène at Paris VII and Frédéric Landy at Paris X. Hisresearch focuses on the development and integration of India as partof the global economy, and the impact of globalization on both Indiancompanies and foreign companies in India. He has recently co-published, with Frédéric Landy, an article on Special EconomicZones, in the Annales de Géographie. In addition, for the last fouryears he has been practising as an independent consultant forEuropean firms wishing to establish themselves in India.