Asian Indian Professionals: The Culture of Success by Sabeen Sandhu

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Here I met their spouses, children, extended family, and friends and gathered data on how personal success is negotiated through the family. Additionally, many members assumed that I understood and practiced Asian Indian cultural norms and held me to them. For instance, early into my research, Arvind’s wife’s brother died in a tragic car accident in India. Although I hardly knew the club members, they assumed that I would go with them to Arvind’s home and offer condolences. Therefore, being an ethnic insider accelerated the process of establishing rapport; I had access to the private lives of these Asian Indian professionals early into the study.

Beyond encouraging the audience to practice positive affirmations and daydream to reach their goals, this speech revealed that Manraj is a different kind of Asian Indian, an elite. Manraj shared an illustrative anecdote from a recent business trip to Las Vegas. He took a brief break from a conference presentation and decided to try his luck at the quarter slot machines where he came across a “moron” Asian Indian. This type of Asian Indian was the owner of a taxi company, missing a tooth, spoke heavily accented English, and was 48 Asian Indian Professionals spitting chewing tobacco into a plastic cup.

In this competitive and nearly exclusive male environment, most male Asian Indian elites found me unthreatening. 20 Most male members, like Gary, regarded them as someone’s wife, sibling, or daughter, and not competition: Off and on we get women, but for the most part it is men. Indian women…the girls…the different ethnic backgrounds from back in Indian…number one, I don’t think based on the 20 Lee’s (2002: 219-226) experience is similar. As she collected data for her study on merchant-customer relations in New York and Philadelphia, study participants viewed her according to the gender roles of either a daughter or a sex object.

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