What India can learn from South East Asia

Nirupama V.G., MD, Ad Astra Consultants, a leading international HR consulting firm, on a few things India can learn from its South East Asian neighbours. Memories of the big financial…

End of Competitive Advantage, Enter Transient Advantage

It’s interesting that Cognizant and Infosys are two Indian ompanies that Rita Gunther McGrath researched for her book The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as…

Finding Success for Indian Business Books Lacking a Western Touch

Amish Tripathi is the author of The Shiva Trilogy, a mythologybased, three-book fiction series that has sold more than 1.7 million copies worldwide and earned Rs. 40 crore (US$7.40 million)…

Making Math a Play

Indians are known to be naturally good in Mathematics but the crammed syllabus is forcing students to approach all subjects to maximize on marks. Mumbai-based Divesh Bathija, an investment banker…

Win in India, Win Everywhere

Ravi Venkatesan, independent director, Infosys, former chairman, Microsoft India Indian companies have perfected the art of thriving in chaos. For MNCs yet to take the plunge, it is a scary…

How Cognizant Drives Innovation Bottom Up

Kumar Sachidanandam, Senior Director – Innovation Group at Cognizant Technology Solutions, demystifies innovation to his team so that they get inspired, not overwhelmed. Excerpts from his recent talk at IIM…

How to be Your Child’s Friend

By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Every parent wants their children to grow up to be well-educated human beings with certain values in their lives. They want to see them happy….

Worthless, Impossible, and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value

By Daniel Isenberg, Harvard Business Press Books, 2013 Are you a member of the new class of global entrepreneurs? If not, beware–this book may inspire you to become one. It’s…