Piketty’s almost canonical thesis that r>g (where r is return to capital and g the growth rate of output) has some brilliant anti-thesis coming from the same quarters, economists from both sides of the center, as is evident in the recent
When you see an uncut diamond, it almost seems like a white marble or a piece of jaded glass that is waiting to be cleaned. That is same as meeting the fresh batch of apprentice entrants or it could be your
In our long careers we could get blinded by change, at least temporarily; those who better prepare themselves can embrace change and participate in the transformation process. Those who take long to recover from the temporary blindness get left behind.
The images of Grenfell Tower is live in our memories as I try to reconstruct the tragedy as it unfolded in London one late night, shattering the lives of its inhabitants. Unsafe practices in companies take the toll of lives;
Kahnemann’s seminal book, Attention and Effort, gives us clues on how attention acts sequentially (mostly) and how capacity for attention has to match with the demands; with fixed capacity of the human mind, attention cannot be so sequenced that every
While the world is immersed in the rhetoric of exchange between nations, the stock of emissions is being checked by the rising equity of renewable energy and the economics of this is simple. Nations have more to gain, almost every
Organizing work to deliver specific objectives is the task of modern management, or so we thought. But measuring the efficacy of this cannot be simply left to the markets, although it could well be the most convenient way. Think of
Now that the GST rates are out, the economic forecasters are working overtime to evaluate the impact of GST on businesses from consumer goods to manufacturing, from durables to service sectors. Unfortunately this kind of analysis is very weak as
If you are looking for buying your spare like a bearing or a motor or even a mundane thing like a fan belt, you would wish you could do that like buying a book by clicking it into the “Cart”.
Clayton Christensen’s “Innovator’s Dilemma” left us with many brilliant examples, I take the obvious one with a pinch of salt. If all integrated steel companies were successful, they would have never seen any benefit in getting into recycling; this is