What may crawl beneath the façade of growth and aspirational purpose?

Introduction The movie, Nightcrawler, was released in 2014, and terrified US and other audiences across the world, revealing how sensational and bigoted journalism thrives on its equally bigoted, racist, classist, and terrified middle class audiences – in many ways the two feed on each other. Nightcrawler pays homage to the middle class audiences, who consume […]

Inaari.org, social entrepreneurism, and the hegemony of capitalism

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 […]

The Hybrid Organization: A mutation or a harbinger of New-age Dharmic Firms

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 […]