Publications

  • Aarogya Bharat: India Healthcare Roadmap for 2025

    January 20, 2015 | Bain Brief

    India has made substantial strides in healthcare, but trends suggest current gaps will widen if the country doesn't make significant improvements.

  • Winning in a slow-growth economy

    December 29, 2014 | Business Standard

    As India's economy continues on the upward swing, it is time to look at how successful companies navigated the slowdown and positioned themselves for growth in the revived economy.

  • You need to find love in B2B markets also

    December 19, 2014 | Livemint.com

    With an economic upturn expected, B2B businesses need to focus on customer loyalty if they want to increase growth in the next few years.

  • No substitute to real-time meaningful feedback

    December 18, 2014 | Livemint.com

    A prompt response to surveys communicates the message that the firm really does care about the customer.

  • To win the talent war, line manager, not HR, is the best weapon

    December 17, 2014 | Livemint.com

    Companies must make employees passionate promoters of their workplace, who will put in the extra effort that creates superior experiences for customers and, in turn, superior financial returns for the firm.

  • Are speed and scale compatible?

    December 15, 2014 | Business Standard

    Fast-growing, developing-market companies benefit from what we call the Founder's Mentality—an essential sense of insurgent mission, an owner's mindset and a passion for the front line and customers. However, as they build the kind of organisation they need to sustain growth, they encounter a

  • It’s time to get the coal sector out of the pits

    October 28, 2014 | Mint

    A wider series of urgent, bold and long-term solutions that include allowing the entry of private entities, including foreign ones, into commercial mining will increase competition and enhance efficiency in the commercial mining sector.

  • Increase focus on household penetration

    September 29, 2014 | Businessworld

    The best way brands can sustainably grow is by increasing the number of buyers through increased household penetration.

  • Brand booster

    September 16, 2014 | Businessworld

    As the Indian economy embarks again on an expansion path, companies must actively seize the opportunity to increase household penetration of their brands by driving consideration.

  • Coping with initiative overload

    May 12, 2014 | Business Standard

    Initiative overload is an ailment that permeates nearly every large company. Here’s a practical set of guidelines to prevent initiative overload when possible and mitigate its effects when not.