Tag Archives: Strategic Management

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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What is Corruption?

Self-righteousness in public gaze has become a way of life as we continue to revel in this reality show – fishbowl syndrome of a world that we have begun living in. The amazing aspect of our social persona is the … Continue reading

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Part II – Transformation of the IT Services

This edition is the second part in the series on Transformation of IT Services Companies and their relevance to customers globally. In the previous edition, we skimmed the surface on the Maturity versus Value curve without really going deep into … Continue reading

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Change Management is more Chemical than Physical

There is a growing plethora of consultants in the market catering to a rising number of clientele on the terminology of “Change Management”.  What is interesting is the different expressions that are in use to (ahem!) differentiate themselves such as … Continue reading

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The Future of Indian IT Companies

Finally, the language is beginning to be spoken. About Indian IT companies needing to accelerate their Innovation Strategy and implementation. On the eve of 19th edition of Nasscom India Leadership Summit, there is a buzz  that “The industry believes that … Continue reading

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Go GLOCAL : Learnings from the Research on Innovation in 2010

The subject of Innovation is like short skirts; it keeps coming in and going out of fashion is how one of the earlier annual reports of McKinsey’s Annual Global Survey on innovation started. And times have changed. From being a … 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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Competitive Benchmarking for Future Performance

Recently I conducted a competitive benchmarking exercise for my organization to understand and learn from competition as well as reinforce some of the great positive stuff that we as a company were doing in the marketplace. As usual, the initial … Continue reading

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