Articles

October 1, 2009

TATA Dare to Try

1st October 2009, ECONOMIC TIMES

The first SLV-3 experimental launch took place in August 1979. After a dream take-off, unfortunately the satellite tumbled into the Bay of Bengal.
January 4, 2010

Corporate leadership: beyond the obvious

4th January 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

As a new decade dawns, the twists and turns, the rhythm and swing of the 2000s continue to reverberate. India has had, by most accounts,
February 1, 2010

PULSES, POTATOES, PYAAZ AND POLITICS

1st February 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

The issue of rising food prices is not a mere supply-demand imbalance. It is a symptom of a longer-term problem, which requires serious reforms in expenditure and agriculture.
March 1, 2010

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: a leadership priority

1st March 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

No country in the world has willfully adopted democracy ahead of capitalism and constitutional liberalism. This contrarian act is akin to traveling up on the ‘down’ escalator! India’s journey does appear confusing, but the direction is surely upwards.
March 1, 2010

India faces best fifteen years ahead

1st March 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

No country in the world has willfully adopted democracy ahead of capitalism and constitutional liberalism. This contrarian act is akin to traveling up on the ‘down’ escalator! India’s journey does appear confusing, but the direction is surely upwards.
April 5, 2010

THE LEADER’S EMERGING MINDSET: Sperry effect

5th April 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

So far the business leader has been driven by the left brain (good at analysis) and less influenced by the right brain (good at creativity). In the future the right brain will influence the leader more. Professional success will depend more on EQ than on IQ.
May 3, 2010

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: culture and institutions matter

3rd May 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

Urban middle class Indians think in English but act in Indian for example: Flexibility and compromise is very Indian.
June 7, 2010

WHY INDIAN MANAGERS SUCCEED OVERSEAS

7th June 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

While reflecting about the column on careers and business life, I asked myself what purpose could be served by such an effort.
July 5, 2010

THE HUMANE RELATIONS BUSINESS: India’s unique position

5th July 2010, ECONOMIC TIMES

Following a recent strike at an air carrier, a company executive is reported to have said, “Half our company’s problems are because there are no clear directions from HR.”