Tag: trust

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 […]

When executives become Malware

When executives become Malware

“I see this as the most damaging event for our brand in the company’s 140-year history…I don’t think these problems can be overcome overnight.” The picture of Toshiba’s CEO making a ritual deep bow of contrition while cameras whirred and flashed has gone round the world. Hisao Tinaka resigned most […]

What is ethical leadership and does it matter?

What is ethical leadership and does it matter?

Let’s talk about noodles! Food giant Nestle in India, is currently battling to preserve its instant noodles brand Maggi. This is a long-standing favourite of millions of consumers. Surprising evidence the noodles contained unsafe levels of lead and traces of monosodium glutamate (MSG) has proved a direct challenge to the […]