Tag "innovation"

Costing to price

For North American and European multinationals, rapidly-growing emerging market countries like India have long offered appetizing pools of potential customers and low-cost outsourcing opportunities. However, as London Business School professors Nirmalya Kumar and Phanish Puranam argue in their new book,

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Slums not as problems, but as solutions

Brazil’s pacification operation in the Rocinha and Vidigal favelas of Rio de Janeiro this past week made international headlines, involving as it did the dramatic occupation of the districts by 3,000 soldiers and police supported by helicopters, tanks, and snipers.

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Innovation through imitation

Patent wars are breaking out all over the high-technology industry, the most high profile of which is the battle between Apple and Samsung. Apple initiated hostilities in April on behalf of its market-dominating iPad and has won a preliminary injunction

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