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Sree Vijaykumar
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Many Strategies Fail Because They're Not Actually Strategies
Many strategy execution processes fail because the firm does not have something worth executing. The strategy consultants come in, do their work, and document the new strategy in a PowerPoint presentation and a weighty report. Town hall meetings are organized, employees are told to change their behavior, balanced scorecards are reformulated, and budgets are set aside to support initiatives that fit the new strategy. And then nothing happens. One major reason for the lack of action is that "new strategies" are often not strategies at all. A real strategy involves a clear set of choices that define what the firm is going to do and what it's not going to do. Many strategies fail to get implemented, despite the ample efforts of hard-working people, because they do not represent a set of clear choices. Read more

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Why culture wasn't enough for Mindtree

Mindtree's founders were slow to respond. Three of the top five technology services firms in India already belong to companies with diverse non-IT businesses.Get latest Information Technology online at cnbctv18.com



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Kokilaben got Mukesh Ambani to bail out Anil

At mother’s behest, elder brother paid off Ericsson to save younger sibling from jail

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HCL Technologies wins $1.3 billion contract from Xerox

HCL Tech expects to generate $1.3 billion in revenue over the next seven years from its contract with Xerox.The deal marks the renewal of HCL Tech’s engagement with Xerox, which had first awarded a ten-year contract in 2009

US' giant military contract has a hitch: A little-known man of Indian origin

A circuitous career has landed Deap Ubhi, now 39, in the center of a Washington drama.

BFSI, public sector, start-ups spearhead blockchain business in India

BFSI sector in India has been using blockchain to solve a number of interesting use cases.

Narayana Murthy feels today's entrepreneurs are better warriors, also luckier

"Entrepreneurs today are luckier. There is competition in India as well as outside," Narayana Murthy said.

A two-wheeler reflects the stops and starts of Indian capitalism

The Jawa brand makes a triumphant return to India after a half-century absence

A.I. Can Improve Health Care. It Also Can Be Duped.

As medical insurers and billing companies begin using machine-learning software, they can learn to game the underlying algorithms for profit.

The cost of crop burning in India is three times the country’s health budget

The health bill from crop burning is Rs 2 lakh crore annually.

A culture shock awaits Mindtree employees under L T

Mindtree has an informal work culture: many of its employees call members of the founding team by their first names.In contrast, Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) work culture is based on command-and-control and top-down management

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