There is a real possibility now that every household in India will have access to a bank account in the next few years. This has game-changing implications, both for delivery of hundreds of billions of dollars of Government subsidies but also bottom-of-the-pyramid financial innovation
What really conveys or imparts a sense of `sacred space' to an organisation and its people ? While it's somewhat clear what the driving forces are, whether it will come together in a predictable, mathematical way is a big question.
Indiia could see some 300 million new savers entering the formal banking system in coming years. Creating the right `bottom of the pyramid' financial product portfolio for them should be a priority else we would have lost an opportunity.
Apple will bring in close to Rs 130,000 crore of revenue from China in 2012. Apart from the massive consumption frenzy, what does this tell us about consumer behaviour, particularly at times when there is perceived political uncertainty
The real impact of Union Budget 2012 on the individual wallet can only be felt now, as the various Service Tax components and the State Budget measures roll out. Its mostly bad news, except perhaps in one case.
Indian CEOs are unlikely to bite the bait of appearing in reality shows like Undercover Boss. But this show's big plus is to get you closer to your own people, particularly in difficult times. That's something every business leader should appreciate.
Kingfisher has demonstrated that for all the front-end glamour, Indian businesses are still running on jugaad mode in the back-end. This damages not just the brand's image but also questions Indian companies' ability to run world class service operations that put customer above all.
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I have a great respect , as he tries his best to make a indiginious car. Best of luck for remaining his career.
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Govind, I like the idea! We need to make these jobs aspirational - otherwise skill training will be tough to take up. And these jobs become aspirational when there is dignity of labour and better compensation.
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For whoever wants to see how implementing this situation would pan out in the real world, there is this fantastic television show called Person of Interest that literally dwells along the exact same lines as of this article. Yes, CCTVs are important and should be implemented on a large scale. You...
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