Tag: India

Goodbye to CSR, welcome to Social Commitment

Goodbye to CSR, welcome to Social Commitment

  What made Body Shop special was a long-term company focus on a social commitment in business  Its charismatic founder Anita Roddick wanted to make a difference to how animals were treated. That is, not used for testing cosmetics. The firm’s reluctant owner L’Oréal got tired of poor sales, and has […]

The secret cultural advantage of Indian firms

The secret cultural advantage of Indian firms

Fast growing international Indian firms have a built-in cultural advantage. It hardly seems apparent to their rivals in the west. The competitors’ perception is wrong and has cost them dear. Many have lost out to highly competitive Indian companies. Blaming this loss of business on cheap labour, a plethora of […]

No going back–compliance is here to stay

No going back–compliance is here to stay

The idea that compliance will take a dive in importance due to a changed US administration is laughable, if it were not affecting some normally quite sane people. It is true Donald Trump seems no fan of compliance and has gone on the record as saying the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

Millennials under stress—an ethical red flag?

Millennials under stress—an ethical red flag?

Almost everyone these days suffers from some form of stress. A few psychologists even argue being human is to suffer stress. But then some of them will say anything for a headline. The real issue is the strong evidence of Millennials experiencing more than their fair share of stress. “They’re […]