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From the Ted Talk by Nirmalya Kumar: India's invisible innovation

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Now, this has, of course, some implications, and so we developed three implications of this recesrah. The first is what we cllead sinking skill ladder, and now I'm going to go back to where I started my cievstaoronn with you, which was about the flight of jobs. Now, of course, when we first, as a multinational cnoapmy, decide to outsource jobs to India in the R&D, what we are going to do is we are going to outsource the bottom rung of the ladder to India, the least sophisticated jobs, just like Tom Friedman would predict.

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Now, this has, of course, some implications, and so we developed three implications of this ________. The first is what we ______ sinking skill ladder, and now I'm going to go back to where I started my ____________ with you, which was about the flight of jobs. Now, of course, when we first, as a multinational _______, decide to outsource jobs to India in the R&D, what we are going to do is we are going to outsource the bottom rung of the ladder to India, the least sophisticated jobs, just like Tom Friedman would predict.

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  1. called
  2. conversation
  3. company
  4. research

Original Text

Now, this has, of course, some implications, and so we developed three implications of this research. The first is what we called sinking skill ladder, and now I'm going to go back to where I started my conversation with you, which was about the flight of jobs. Now, of course, when we first, as a multinational company, decide to outsource jobs to India in the R&D, what we are going to do is we are going to outsource the bottom rung of the ladder to India, the least sophisticated jobs, just like Tom Friedman would predict.

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invisible innovation coming 4
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