May 28, 2012

Read why "Career Plans Are Dangerous" and answers to Google's interview questions...

In the interview at Google interviewer asked what is the next number in this sequence: 10, 9, 60, 90, 70, 66..?

One of the answers is 96. Just count the number of letter needed to write the number i.e. ten (3), nine (4), sixty (5)... so on. Here are a few more such questions in WSJ.

Oh! by the way, what brought me to this page? It's the article in HBR titled "Career Plans Are Dangerous". Have a look!

Nov 17, 2011

Leader should be like a sheepdog in a globalized world

When talent becomes a critical resource for running the companies and the talent is distributed around the world, the capacity to get people from different parts of the world to work together requires the ability of a good sheepdog. - says Prof. CK Prahalad.

Dec 27, 2010

Leadership is about telling the truth in a palatable way

In an interview with NDTV, Mr. R. Gopalkrishnan, known as Gopal, the ED at Tata Sons speaks on his experience at HUL and later on at Tata group. It is interesting to hear how Mr. Gopal was able to restructure Rallis (a listed agri chemical company) to bring it back on a growth path.

Jul 14, 2009

My management case on "Samsung", now published on Harvard Business School Publishing website

My management case "Samsung Electronics: Innovation and Design Strategy" is now published by and available on Harvard Business Publishing website. I am privileged to co-author this case with Prof. Ali Farhoomand - Professor of Innovation and Information Management at University of Hong Kong.

Please visit HBS Publishing website for more details.

Case: Samsung Electronics: Innovation and Design Strategy
Authors: Ali Farhoomand, Vishwanath Desai
Publication date: Apr 01, 2009.
Prod. #: HKU825-PDF-ENG