The Tale of Two Speeches and Two Americas

The Tale of Two Speeches and Two Americas Is Democracy being reduced to meaningless hyperreality – a simulacrum for the monkey mind of the common man entrapped within a world that is increasingly virtual, untrustworthy, unsafe, lonely, and ambivalent?   The Context & the Divide This blog leverages textual analyses of two speeches given by […]

Love and Work in the Times of Coronavirus

  Here is one more blog, on what you and I can do, as our world gets fragmented and perhaps even claustrophobic with more clampdowns. Each of us faces an opportunity to withdraw from the relentless world of gregarious consumption, from the extraverted pursuits of travel, entertainment, and style, and of course from the toil […]

Typologies & EUM – A theory in making

Introduction As Ashok Malhotra aptly puts it –“If structure follows strategy, then strategy follows identity…”   Many of us who are deeply influenced by Ashok, and who work in the OD space, emphasize on the Identity processes within the firm while working with on its culture, or its strategy and its design. A key resource […]

Exploring Modernity & the Networked World – Inspired by ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ by Shoshana Zuboff

This blog is inspired by Zuboff’s work on surveillance capitalism and seeks to bust two myths that the modern man or woman unconsciously subscribes to, and in this process remains blind to processes of manipulation and tyranny of systems. It exposes the tension between the world of belonging and the world of networks, offering questions and even hope on how we can self-author our individual and collective lives.