Summary: The growing importance of digitalization in MSMEs is not only the policy agenda but is also important for the survival of this segment. Digitalisation will not only improve their competitiveness, but also benefit society at large because SMEs are the main service providers in the regional economic growth and innovations.
Summary: Family run businesses are a significant segment of any nation’s economy. A family business can be a single-owner firm or a large industrial house. What are the policies and principles adopted by leading family-run organisations that make them so successful?
Summary: Work-life integration has evolved as an all-encompassing concept and is poised to be an inherent part of the new normal that is emerging. However, whatever pros it holds, it does come with its fair share of challenges as well.
Summary: An engaged workforce—across generations—is the best vaccine for any organisation to help it develop immunity against future crisis; but are the leaders listening? Organisations need to learn from both the mistakes they made and the things they got right during this pandemic.
Summary: The fourth industrial revolution—riding on the back of data and analytics—was already underway as the COVID-19 pandemic struck. A faster and fuller adoption of this revolution will help companies get onto the path of recovery faster.
Summary: Busting the following myths:
MYTH 1: Our leaders are good at what they do
MYTH 2: Leadership education is done well
MYTH 3: Leadership is for leaders
MYTH 4: Leadership is the same as management
MYTH 5: Leadership is about being the smartest person in the room
COVID-19 has effected a clear shift in consumer behaviour, but will it stay for long? I would like to submit that some of the changes may stay a lot longer. The use of digital technologies for education, work, and entertainment will continue to grow.
COVID-19 has invariably shaped a new buying paradigm, but businesses have umpteen ways to leverage it. What are the changes in consumer behaviour and how brands and retailers can help to provide specialised services?
In the wake of the COVID pandemic, people are unsure about the economic situation, employment scenario, and earnings. Long-term planning is passé. Companies need to periodically reassess the business environment and explore ways to rebuild consumer confidence, especially during difficult times.