Tag Archives: Economic Crisis

Are you goofing off at work?

If you are asked the question, “are you goofing off at work?” what would your answer be? Most or all of us might reply to it as, “no, of course not!” with a certain amount of righteous vehemence. That answer … Continue reading

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Repeatability – The bane of Innovation

I was recently asked by the Co-Founder and CEO of Agile 2 what I thought about “The Repeatable Model” espoused by Chris Zook and James Allen in their book and by the concept promoted by Bain & Company. I thought … Continue reading

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No Integrity in Public Polity

This morning our man who does our laundry informed that the neighbourhood vendor who sells fresh coconut water had committed suicide. The reason being mounting debts which he was unable to repay. Just around the time I received this news, … Continue reading

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Chicken or the Egg? What comes First?

Recently I was making a pitch for growth at an Information Technology Solutions company and I was just through my first segment drawing the inference of the External Environment with reference to the trends in macro economic  conditions, Technology, Competitive … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Social Enterprise

This edition of my blog is inspired by Mark Benioff, Salesforce CEO who talks on Growth, Strategy, Social Media (http://youtu.be/xqlKed-V_L8 ).  Three key points made in this interview with Bloomberg TV have resonated with me in the context of the … Continue reading

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The Unknown Performance Parameter

Have you ever wondered about this thing called “form”? I am referring to the word used by and for people in sports. Why does a Roger Federer or a Nadal look invincible on court one day and on another, just … Continue reading

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Intellectual Capital – The Key to Growth

The performance threshold of an enterprise is its intellectual capital.  This means, it is the key understanding and preparedness of what an enterprise can achieve together. When we talk about a shared vision, a transparent information system and an evolved … Continue reading

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Wealth Creation Versus Money Making

At the heart of the financial crisis and the global economic recession, there is one fundamental issue. In the last decade, society has pushed the limits of money making and stunted the process of wealth creation. The primary responsibility for … Continue reading

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Economic Crisis & Innovation

My work as a Director of Innovation at Steria is to promote Innovation. How else will I keep my job? And of  course, as part of my work, I have to get engaged in this raging debate about “Innovation in … Continue reading

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