What ails healthcare in India? Can technology provide the healing touch? Professor Sarang Deo, our Guest Editor for this issue, brings together a range of perspectives from economics to health informatics and entrepreneurship to answer these questions. Our cover story also opens up a range of themes around digital disruptions that find resonance throughout this issue. Indian School of Business Dean Professor Rajendra Srivastava, one of the world’s leading experts on Marketing Strategy, argues that innovation must go beyond mere invention to become embedded in the marketplace. Meenakshee Sinha and Professor S Arunachalam examine another innovative healthcare venture, spearheaded by the Swiss major Novartis. And in our new opinion feature, Slant, Professor Tejpavan Gandhok questions the hype around digital entrepreneurship in the domains of e-commerce and taxi-cab hailing.
Professor Sarang Deo and Hanu Tyagi ask: Can technology be a game-changer in addressing the problems that affect the Indian healthcare ecosystem?
How is the retail industry in emerging markets different from developed economies? Read on for insights from a recent analysis of FMCG manufacturers in India.
The Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise designed and delivered an exclusive programme for 50 participants at ISB, addressing women’s leadership roles in managing and developing family businesses.
How can compassionate leadership resolve conflict in multi-stakeholder negotiations? The Dr Reddy’s Labour Dispute case study examines this issue.
Guest Editor for this Issue:
Associate Professor of Operations Management
and Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management
at the Indian School of Business.