This Week: Aadhaar, privacy and data protection; listening to people not like us; and artificial intelligence vs humankind
Tag : leadership
Much is being reported and celebrated on the return of one of the original co-founders of Infosys to its helm as chairman. But is that what he may have wanted? Is it desirable? What kind of lessons emerge?
This Week: Leadership, corporate governance and the Infosys saga; Gorakhpur—a long road to recovery; and living in a tech-dominated world
We rarely get a live case study to engage with and test a proposition. The unfolding Infosys saga offers us a ready-made case to test my last week’s essay, ‘The leadership paradox’
This Week: Softbank’s $2.5 bn investment in Flipkart, Isro’s innovation-oriented culture, Aadhaar and a new model for data protection, and the leadership paradox
It is impossible to achieve one’s leadership ambition or leverage diverse resources without pooling power. And power pooling cannot be achieved without negotiation—or power trading and trade-offs
Why some mid-career entrepreneurs succeed, Missionary vs Mercenary leaders, the magic of Usain Bolt—and the power of an honest apology
Two kinds of leaders exist: mercenaries and missionaries. Both can win battles. But when it comes to fighting a war, whom would you go with?
This Week: Higher purpose and transformative leadership, Chinese brands’ global strategy, Amazon’s Whole Foods deal and creating a fair workplace
If the only reason to do the work is to enjoy its fruits, there would be no motivation for leaders to undertake missions that cannot be completed in their own lifetimes