Open India: Considerations for Retailers
India has rapidly emerged as one of the largest economies in the world, but it is also one of the most complex. Now, led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's insistence that "good economics is good politics," India has announced a new wave of reforms, seen by many as the most significant step since the ground-breaking "opening of India" in July 1991.
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 09/26/2012 at 11:18 am
Match Your Innovation Process to the Results You Want
We are often asked whether the best way to structure for innovation is top-down or bottom-up. The answer is both, but it depends. Bottom-up approaches work well for incremental (keeps you in the game) innovations. Breakthrough (changes the game) innovations, contrary to popular belief, need a top-down approach.
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 09/10/2012 at 10:21 am
Interview with Vijay Govindarajan: Reverse Innovation (Book)
Sameer Kamat, founder of MBA Crystal Ball, caught up with Vijay Govindarajan (VG) to find out more about his book on reverse innovation.
So, what exactly is Reverse Innovation? VG explained the idea to us in simple terms “Historically multinationals innovated in rich countries and sold those products in poor countries. Reverse innovation is doing exactly the opposite. It is about innovating in poor countries and...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 09/05/2012 at 10:18 am