(Disruptive biological and information technologies offer a never-before opportunity for transformation of Bharat).
A cognoscenti used a cricket metaphor for the Indian economy. Of the 22 players, a handful get all the attention, while other players wait patiently for their magic moment.
After my February Innocolumn, I received two comments: first, could I write from my personal knowledge
about an example of synergy between academia-industry? Second, what exactly is a ‘boundary-spanning
manager’? I hope to address the first question in this article and the second one in my April article.
By R Gopalakrishnan
Make in India (MiI) was announced on 25th September, 2014 in the hope that more manufacturing means more jobs. Make in China 2025 (MiC25) was announced on 20th May, 2015 in the hope that more manufacturing can be done with less jobs! Silicon Valley’s controversial Marc Andreesen says, “Manufacturing is a government-subsidised jobs programme.”
(Humans are the only species--among 8.7 million created--that think, reflect, act, discover and learn in a
cycle of incessant learning).
The ancestor of innovation is thought; without thought, there could be no innovation. In management
while innovation attracts profound commentary, analysis, awe and cynicism, all at once, thought attracts