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Can international marketing alliances in emerging markets be a source of competitive advantage?

The changing contours of innovation in India

The changing contours of innovation in India

Regional disparities in the Indian innovation ecosystem

Regional disparities in the Indian innovation ecosystem

Regional disparities in the Indian innovation ecosystem

Regional disparities in the Indian innovation ecosystem

Enhancing trade secret protection in India

Enhancing trade secret protection in India

  • Can IP-Led innovation help India hurdle the middle-income trap?

    Can IP-Led innovation help India hurdle the middle-income trap?

    As a rapidly growing economy, India will soon encounter the middle-income trap. The Indian economy will need to build a sustainable policy framework, founded on strong property rights and rule of law, to hurdle the middle-income trap and compete in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Drawing on findings from the 2019 International IP Index, Hemal Shah of the United States Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Centre presents a perspective

  • The fine print on health app privacy

    The fine print on health app privacy

    Although apps are useful for tracking health, significant privacy concerns remain. The medical data of the users are at the disposal of app developers for business purposes. The privacy policies of these apps are either non-existent or difficult to comprehend

  • Standalone family firms lead on gender parity

    Standalone family firms lead on gender parity

    Research has found that gender diverse firms result in better shareholder value. In India, standalone family firms are the leaders when it comes to gender-diverse Boards of Directors.

  • Beyond the exotic: Branding India

    Beyond the exotic: Branding India

    Despite India's dominance in the IT services industry, the world doesn't perceive India as a modern economy with a competent workforce. Research explains the reasons behind this perception and defines ways to change stereotypes to foster confidence in Brand India

  • Building superior digital user engagement: The sports opportunity

    Building superior digital user engagement: The sports opportunity

    Customer engagement rather than merely acquisition is the path to sustained value growth. India's burgeoning sports leagues may be well positioned to take advantage of value increases through digital engagement.

  • Do consumers put their money where their mouth is?

    Do consumers put their money where their mouth is?

    Even though consumer interest in ethical products has increased in recent times, a significant gap exists between what most consumers say about their intent to buy and what they actually end up buying

  • Category management: The art of allocating shelf space

    Category management: The art of allocating shelf space

    Retail category managers and procurement strategists across sectors can increase profitability by identifying true demand and optimising price across products and across time

  • Why the gender gap persists in Indian workplaces

    Why the gender gap persists in Indian workplaces

    In the last decade, India has seen women's participation in the labour force decline starkly. Can skill development be the solution for India's gender gap? An innovative study of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) by Professor Amit Chauradia, Professor Chandrasekhar Sripada and Glory George shows why women are disadvantaged when it comes to wage employment

  • FMCG Lessons for Pharma

    FMCG Lessons for Pharma

    What were the key success factors for Arogya Parivar, a bottom-of-the-pyramid initiative by Swiss pharmaceutical major Novartis? In this article, Meenakshee Sinha and Professor S. Arunachalam present a replicable fast-moving consumer good blueprint for rural marketing based on the Arogya Parivar experience.

  • The lesser evil? Evaluating e-cigarette consumption

    The lesser evil? Evaluating e-cigarette consumption

    While cigarette smoking is on the wane, 'vaping' is on the rise worldwide. Do e-cigarettes really help smokers kick the nicotine habit? And what may be the best public policy options for regulating their use? Research by Professor Vithala R. Rao and Dr Jialie Chen offers some answers.

  • Digital health start-ups in India: The challenge of scale

    Digital health start-ups in India: The challenge of scale

    Digital health start-ups are bringing novel technologies such as wearable tech, telemedicine, genomics and artificial intelligence to the Indian healthcare system. Hanu Tyagi surveys the start-up landscape and offers pointers for the challenge of scaling up