A few weeks ago, I had a breakfast meeting with Rashmi Putcha, who has been a dear friend for several years since we first met at an INSEAD program. Rashmi has recently founded a new enterprise known as Inaari – and listening to her was extremely fascinating and deeply insightful, as she spoke of how […]
This blog builds on the initial research offered and challenges some of the ways of working witnessed in the past 20 months during the pandemic
The Rise of the Hybrids Introduction The RISE of HYBRIDS Traditionally, most organizations, if not all, were classified across two buckets – The first class or type of firms were ‘for-profit organizations’ that embellished the values of market capitalism, and steeped in Friedmannian ethos and ideology, existed and still exist – to maximize wealth for […]
This blog offers a construct that allows for a examination and choices thereof of ‘synergy’ once a senior manager or leader is recruited by the firm
his blog reviews a beautiful film written and directed by Chloe Zhao, and based on a recent non-fiction book – Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder.
This blog is about one of the four survival archetypes – the Prostitute and its energies that are relevant in the Gig pandemic world today
This blog looks at the works of Boltanski and Ashok Malhotra as one grapples with the near impossibility of taking political stances in today’s world
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 […]
This is a blog exploring stress and workplace violence in the context of WFH – exploring role of policies, strategies and practices that can attenuate stress
This blog explores the microcosm of gated communities of privileged elite in India and offers an understanding of dysfunctional processes as well as opportunities for transformation within.