- Bosses seek to hire ‘critical thinkers,’ but what does that mean they want? wsj.com/articles/bosse…. Thank you @hampshirecolg ! 2 years ago
- RT @MichelFeaster: A CEO’s job is to provide context. Shared my philosophy about building teams & culture w/ @nytcorneroffice https://t.co/… 2 years ago
- .@rodrikdani nails it again The G20’s Misguided Globalism livemint.com/Opinion/bYGlTw… Note "global commons," intra-country inequality. 2 years ago
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Category Archives: global strategy
I read this article because of the amazing story of Sean Maloney’s stroke and recovery process (my sister had a similar stroke in February, 2010, and writes about it here). Buried near the end of the article is this little … Continue reading
I recently traveled to Israel with my family, and got to catch up with some friends I haven’t seen in 10 years! After a lovely dinner, one of their Jewish Israeli neighbors dropped by and mentioned his involvement with a … Continue reading
Today’s newspaper brought an article about one of our largest corporations, Wal-Mart, focusing on growth abroad (emphasis mine): Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s chief executive, Mike Duke, said yesterday that he expects international expansion to accelerate as the world’s largest retailer attempts … Continue reading
I saw Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon, speak at MIT last week (thank you, Legatum Center!). Her entire presentation, titled “Delivering Affordable Drugs through Affordable Innovation,” is available online here, and is well worth viewing. Biocon … Continue reading
A recent article in the Economist, “Export or Die”, highlighted opportunities for American businesses to sell to emerging economies. It’s a fascinating read, and much of what is says flies in the face of common thinking about globalization. Popular opinion … Continue reading
Mention India, and you will likely start to draw fire about taking away jobs from Americans and sending them offshore, how frustrating it is to deal with customer support in India, etc. But just a slightly closer look at business … Continue reading
I’ve recently noticed a few articles on a related theme – lessons that American businesses can learn from India. Experiences in another culture or country are often the source of innovative ideas, and tapping this idea stream is one very … Continue reading
A recent article in the Wall St. Journal consolidated reporting on a number of recent changes in so-called captive centers (IT or back-office services operations in India owned by non-Indian, usually US or UK, businesses). While the leading sentence talks … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal (sorry, subscription required) noted earlier this week that February car sales in India increased 22% over last year. China’s car sales increased by 2.7% in January and February. This contrasts starkly with car sales in … Continue reading
The NY Times today has a front page article that discusses what the economy may look like going forward, after the recession ends (whenever it ends). This quote in particular caught my eye: “These jobs aren’t coming back,” said John … Continue reading