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Past Issue • Jan-Mar 2010

Wicked Problems and Soft Solutions

Recognising and dealing with “wicked” problems requires a paradigm shift in the decision making process by governments, planners and corporations.

Eyeing growth and prosperity, state governments woo private investors. For this, they provide incentives such as tax breaks, import duty exemption and create special economic zones, hoping that these projects will jump-start growth.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

  • N-Viswanadham

    N Viswanadham

    Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the Centre for Global Logistics and Manufacturing Strategies (GLAMS) at the ISB.
  • ISBInsight-Author

    Sowmya Vedula

    Researcher at the Centre for Global Logistics and Manufacturing Strategies (GLAMS) at the ISB.
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