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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

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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

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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

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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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CSR in PSUs

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

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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