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The Lure of a Strong Idea

The quest of a powerful idea is all prevailing in all fields of knowledge, and so are its perils in all fields of human endeavors.  The inclinations to find a path-breaking idea(s) are so fundamental to human nature that they … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t India be ready for a War For Talent?

Before we go ahead, let’s have a look at– What is a talent? By talent we mean demonstrated ability, achievement, or skill in some special particular field of study or interest. Having a bird’s eye perspective, we can now easily … Continue reading

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Paradigm Of Personal ‘Ownership’ in Business: An Elusive Dream

15 years back I came across a thought in a world-class management literature which made a great sense to me.  The thought then echoed my own sensibilities to the maximum. Though long periods of time had passed by, but I … Continue reading

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The Idea of Ideas : A Great Leadership Thought

“Because a leader is human and fallible, his and her leadership is in one sense finite–constrained by mortality and human imperfections. In another sense the leader’s influence is almost limitless.  He and she can spread hope, lend courage, kindle confidence, … Continue reading

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When Jack Welch set out GE’s Quality Vision 2000

I recently came across a question on a website about Six Sigma: What should be the primary objective – customer satisfaction or cost reduction?  The question still causes a lot of confusion which is quite prevailing among the Six Sigma … Continue reading

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Scout For Your Secret Change Agents !

Every business hosts a plethora of problems—for example, its employees working at half of their potential; never ending conflicts between various departments and recurring turf-wars, and tumultuous market conditions so on and so forth.   But if you choose to look … Continue reading

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Competitive Intelligence: Needed A New Way Of Thinking About Competition

Today’s marketplace is about the landscape where competition is the predominant factor. Companies can now no longer rely on ‘market growth’ to propel their sales and profits to higher levels.  They must gain market share at the expense of competitors … Continue reading

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Should You Hire An Overqualified Candidate?

(Source :  A blog at Harvard Business Review by Amy Gallo) As politicians and economists puzzle over jobless recovery after recession, managers who have started to hire again face another problem:  how to handle all the overqualified candidates coming through their … Continue reading

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Infosys’ Greatest Contribution

On 18th May, 2011 when Infosys published its ‘30 Years of Infosys : Annual Report 2010-11’, its founder and chairman Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy also laid out its path for future journey.   Murthy is stepping down as non-executive Chairman … Continue reading

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Real Champions Of Change…..10% only !!!

The Change.  The most popular jargon of management dictionary.  Heard a thousand quotes about the change in general, in life!  But the ‘Change Management’ in industry, in companies, in organizations, had evolved into an industry itself. Well, change is an … Continue reading

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