At BRACU, Dhaka

I was in Dhaka with my daughter, Simran, 14 years old, as a guest of BRAC, the organization founded some forty odd years ago by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Abedbhai, as he is known there.  The organization is the world’s largest so-called NGO, non-government organization, and runs like a well

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Contextual Intelligence

HBR published my article on Contextual Intelligence yesterday. The article generated a fair amount of conversation within the first 24 hours. The best place to join the conversation (I think) is the comments section of the article on HBR: do join in there. Here’s the executive summary: The author, a

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Real Money with Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi did a nice segment on frontier markets on his popular show Real Money with Ali Velshi on Al Jazeera America a

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Series on Bloomberg

Mini Menon of Bloomberg TV India did a 6-episode interview series with me. The series, called Lessons in Strategy, was telecast last


Interview in Businessworld

Nayan Chanda, Director at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, recently interviewed me around a wide range of issues in


Sir Abed at SAI

The South Asia Institute was honored to host at Harvard, for our annual Harish Mahindra Lecture, Sir Fazle Fasan Abed, founder and

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HCCI on Nikkei

I have worked closely with Dr Devi Shetty and his team at Narayana Hospitals for over a decade. The hospital has disrupted


A pool for do-gooders

Here’s an op-ed published in Indian Express. The prospect of mandated corporate social responsibility (CSR), as directed by the India’s Companies Act,

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India has a large number of government-owned corporations. They are called Public Sector Undertakings, or PSUs, in India. World Bank and South


With Raghu Rai

Raghu Rai delivered the sixth annual Harish Mahindra lecture at Harvard, hosted by our South Asia Institute. He discussed several dozens of