The secrets of family business longevity
Clear and well defined family values, trust, networks and innovation are often the bedrock for success in family firms, but designing governance structures to face ownership and succession roadblocks are also essential for longevity.
Microsoft’s last stand
It only took a few years for Microsoft to overtake Apple and IBM by dominating and growing the VAR channel.
Budget 2014: A conducive move to unleash the startup potential
Assuming that even a quarter of this goes into equity, the Govt could be a potential stakeholder in over 1000 enterprises which implies that the policy making in future would be driven by the potential opportunity creators in the country.
The Kindle smartphone is a game changer - But not as you think
This is not a game changing smartphone in comparison with iPhone 5 or Galaxy S 5. But, as another salvo in the ongoing war for controlling the retail marketplace this is another game changer.
Will Steve Ballmer be a good LA Clippers leader?
When it comes to acting like a person who knows little about business, but has a huge ego, fiery temper and loves to be obnoxious there is no better job than being a sports franchise owner. Mr. Ballmer should fit right in.
Of Flipkart, Myntra and the ‘unbearable lightness of being’ Mahesh Murthy
Myntra was hardly a failed/failing company and Flipkart buying it was far from being affording it a burial. On the contrary, buying Mytra was an act of “buying strength”.