10 Questions for Ratan Tata

Peter Hapak for TIME

Ratan Tata

How are you feeling about stepping down as chairman?
I'm feeling very good. I'm looking forward to having time to do the things I want to do. And as far as I'm concerned, it's a relief.

What do you think will be the biggest challenge for your successor?
The big-picture challenge is that the [business] environment is going to be tougher and more complex than it was in 1991. In 1991, there were less people aspiring to succeed in this newly opened economy. Today there are many....

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