Infosys Technologies: Powered By Intellect, Driven By Values

28 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2005

Date Written: June 2005


This case documents the evolution of Infosys Technologies from its humble beginnings in 1981 to its position in 2004 as one of the most admired companies in India with revenues exceeding US$ 1 billion, profits of US$ 270 million (CAGR in revenues and profits of approximately 60% over the past 10 years), and a workforce exceeding 25,000 employees. The case focuses on the values of the founders, and the extent to which these values have allowed the company to sustain such high growth rates over a ten year period.

Keywords: Values based management, ethical leadership, managing growth

JEL Classification: L21, L86, M12, M13, M14

Suggested Citation

Velamuri, S. Ramakrishna and Mitchell, Jordan, Infosys Technologies: Powered By Intellect, Driven By Values (June 2005). Available at SSRN: or

S. Ramakrishna Velamuri (Contact Author)

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Shanghai-Hongfeng Road
Shanghai 201206
Shanghai 201206

Jordan Mitchell

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