International Business investments are prone to Political Risks. Political risk is referred to as threats to business that decisions, events, and conditions including change of leadership & unrest in a country that would negatively impact the profitability and sustainability of investments owing to political and geopolitical developments. Political leadership plays a vital role in the... Continue Reading →
As the world progressively becomes borderless, the factors of production capital, human resources, and technology will become increasingly mobile. The land as a production factor being the only constant and immovable. The challenge of human resource management would be then to provide critical people who will be International resources. 21st Century shall see an increased... Continue Reading →
International operations are an ever-evolving phenomenon. It is a dynamic world as the environment is volatile, uncertain, complex & ambiguous due to Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental & Legal interplay. Also, the organization's design must support the International Strategy a firm chooses to execute. The critical aspect is that one needs to take an informed... Continue Reading →
Business sustainability in the 21st Century demands an International presence irrespective of the type of product and services. In this global village, demand exists everywhere, and quality supplies can move quickly beyond borders. Internationalization of Marketing strategy is thus the critical aspect of business growth. International Product and Service Strategies present the following four dilemmas.... Continue Reading →
International expansion is always a strategic objective in this Globalized World. The interdependence of countries requires the movement of goods and services across the continents. Thus International Supply Chain Design is seeing a renewed focus. Supply chains are the essence of business as they satisfy the essential utilities of time, place, form & possession, of... Continue Reading →
The adage all that glitters is not gold, is a reality in International Business expansion plans. It is essential to deep dive into a lot more data, as my experience with Global Leaders is that they mostly make two common mistakes: Heavy reliance on GDP Growth Rate. Taking a gut call or being led by... Continue Reading →
International Business has existed since historic times. The approach of Mercantilism marked the Pre-World War era. Nations aspired to achieve export surplus through colonization of countries. Thus, raw material imports would come in for free, and the finished goods could then be exported back to colonies in exchange for gold or other precious resources and... Continue Reading →
Pandemics and significant events of such nature redefine the paradigms of existence. Purely from the observation aspect, we see organizations that are flourishing and others who have either lost out or are just about managing to survive. What creates this dichotomy?
The MBTI framework has emerged as an eternal tool for Personality Typing and for knowing the individual preferences for the four dichotomies and thus, the associated impact on the collective group dynamics. I endeavour to use the framework to evolve a hypothesis for productive work from home.
Mentors come with a diversity of research and practical experiences. They are the ones who work on the entire Value Chain of the organization and behaviours.
Post COVID19 World is a new paradigm which needs tech enablement and design thinking as a norm. Learning will need invention and cash need will accelerate.
It is best to operate in 21st Century with 21st Century Organization design. Other designs will just not do.
The VUCA Era of Design Thinking Tech Enabled Blended Learning is the norm of the day. Digital Organizations are a reality and blended learning is the key to structured learning. The point is are we readily embracing it.
Diversity and Inclusion are the keys to success in the World of Globalization. The word Global itself encompasses all the attributes of the tangible and intangible aspects of this Universe. Moreover, the "Creation" works on Yin and Yang the two essential components that balance the life force energy. Diversity means recognizing that each is unique... Continue Reading →
If change is the only constant thing then why do we resist it? The answer is simple it is all about our past habits and thus the programmed behavioral responses to change. We are all prisoners of our past practices and change demands new behaviors. Let us explore the exciting world of change. Change needs... Continue Reading →
Talent and performance is not created by coincidence or an accident. It is a structured process that is well defined and executed by Leaders meticulously.
Artificial Intelligence is all set to bring in a new world order. The question is are we ready intellectually and emotionally?
A yearning for expression of passion is innate to all human beings. Careers must be formed on the foundations of inner calling. EI is the key to success.
Authentic Careers are the key to success in the times to come. Crafting a career based on our passion and personal mastery is the only differentiator.
Success and failure of every organization must be attributed to Senior Leadership behaviours. After all we live in the world of triggers and responses.
Authentic Leaders shall be the most valued people assets in the times to come. Organizations devoid of them will perish.
Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity & Ambiguity define the interdependent character of the world of VUCA. Are you VUCA ready?
Innovation drives growth and both incremental and breakthrough innovations have their own importance. Innovation is a quest of creation of Identity.
MOOC will dominate the world of learning. Nations and Organizations must both gear up for this new revolution. Get to know the power of MOOC.
Managing turbulence is the key to successful stewardship. It takes focus and application of strengths to emerge successful.
It makes a great business sense to have women leaders in organizations, both from people and task stand-point.
We spend maximum waking time at workplace and thus it is imperative that people derive a strong sense of identity and experience positive emotions.
Leadership is all about inspiring and influencing others to perform and succeed that needs a set of competencies to be developed.
Unicorn start-up entrepreneurship based on Design Thinking Principles has a high probability of success.
Performance of a team is dependant on degree of toxicity. It is thus an important aspect to cleanse the organisation of toxic employees.
Corporate ethics is a virtue that all organisations must focus on. It links directly to the top-line and the bottom-line.
A pipeline of young leaders is the key to organisations sustainable growth. Fast track your young leaders as a part of your organisations development plan.
Hiring right is more critical than hiring the best. Process drivers are the key to hiring right in analytics.
Driving business results through People Analytics is the new paradigm. Develop and measure success of your teams for a sustainable growth.
Managing wicked business problems is the key to innovation. Fail early fail cheap by implementing Design Thinking.
Speed and adaptability is the key to business success. All project teams must now demonstrate agile competencies to remain in business.
Doing more with less is the key to innovation. Innovation will always enable growth of implemented correctly.
Experiential workshops can be fundamental tools for instant transformation. Many organisations have tapped into ints power.
Wise Leadership is adapting the behaviours to deal with turbulence that we go through day in and day out.
Categorisation of Leadership on a normal distribution curve gives us an insight into trends available for future planning and development.
INTRAPRENEURSHIP - ENTREPRENEURSHIP when put together can be an explosive and expansive partnership.
Businesses need passionate self driven creators and sustainers of growth. These will always be in minority.
High-performance teams are a must cause in today's uncertain business scenario. Each leader must invest time and effort in building great teams or be lost out on the space of time
Fair performance management and employee engagement go hand in hand. Performance management is the essential seed for business outcomes yet so neglected by leaders.
Value has to be consistently generated each day for business growth. BP HR plays a key role in laying this foundation.
Quality is a virtue that is unforgiving yet an accelerator of growth. World Class Companies essentially focus on this value to dominate markets.
Training must be planned and directed for organisations growth trajectory. Unfortunately it remains a target driven KPI.
Interviews determine the quality of human resource in the organisation yet it remains a significantly poor competence in most organisations.
Leaders driven by cause transform organisations. They provide the much necessary energy for accelerating the dynamics of every organisation. We need to build and nourish such leadership.
Culture and business success go hand in hand. Health of the organisation is synonymous with its leadership behaviours.
Teams must work together for years to operate like well oiled systems. A constant churn in teams is bound to create noise in the system.
When our ideal self is in alignment with the organisations mission and vision, job satisfaction is an immediate outcome.
Midlife crisis is an outcome of lack of alignment to our ideal self. Most professionals do not go by their inner calling and follow the predictable.
Technology and Spirituality are a powerful combination in the world of "Thought Leadership." The best amongst the best will constantly tap this synergy.
Synthesis of right brain and left brain shall be the key to success. New neural pathways and positivity emotions will be the way ahead.
Resonant leaders will succeed. Dissonant leadership will create disharmonious realities in the coming times. It will be the age of people managers.
Personality is what we are born with character is what shapes it. The Law of Nature always rules supreme.
The success lies in you creating a niche for yourself through the right choice of work in line with your capabilities.