The business of governance

This week’s been a topsy-turvy ride for the mood of Indians. For the first time in almost 40 years, our GDP has contracted. Consumption levels have hit new lows and businesses are struggling to stay afloat. ‘Consumption revival’ – newspaper editorials are […]

Read More

The pace of change

The first humans appeared on Earth roughly 2,00,000 years ago. It took them more than 1,50,000 years to develop language capabilities, i.e. the ability to communicate. They began migrating about the same time. It took them another 35,000 years to cover almost […]

Read More

What makes governments inefficient?

Newspaper editorials and news channels are oft found comparing how governments fare inferior to private businesses in almost all their endeavours. While the focus usually is on corruption and resultant inefficiency, there is more explanation behind the lag. Governments are there to […]

Read More

Post-pandemic future of business

The world has been through a tough lockdown in wake of sudden deadly spread of coronavirus. Abruptly, business came to a standstill. People who were working for a promotion round the corner suddenly didn’t know whether even they still have their jobs. […]

Read More

Inequality: A result of the pandemic?

When the lockdown was imposed in wake of preventing the spread of Covid-19, most of the middle class had to let their house maids go – whether voluntarily or simply because the maids were leaving the city. A few weeks into managing […]

Read More