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From IMF to IT

Digital revolution. E-commerce. On line expansion. Artificial intelligence. This is what the world has been talking and working on in recent times....

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Protests, politics and the ‘un’-social media

The best way to control is to make people mindless. The best way to keep them mindless is to keep them illiterate and unaware. Education is the base...

15.05.2024 90

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No-cost expensive motivators

We have low attrition rates. Retention rates are high. These two claims by the top leaders of a company are big achievement for the companies. The...

08.05.2024 40

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Stirring up the soul, is it?

Is it déjà vu? Is it an illusion? Is it a knee-jerk? Is it real? Is it happening? These are all the questions that arise the minute the word...

01.05.2024 60

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Reimagining corporate affairs

The outside department. The palm greasers. The scam controllers. The ghost busters. These were some informal descriptions for any corporate public...

24.04.2024 20

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The blessed and the not-so-blessed economies

The world economy is in transition. The richest economies were exposed during Covid. Their might of resources was questioned. The height of knowledge...

15.04.2024 30

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Behind the glitter

It thrills but kills. They are people you love to hate but hate to leave. It is a fairy tale. It is a tragedy. It is news and breaking news. It is...

03.04.2024 10

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You are what you WhatsApp?

Letters are formal. Texts and chats are informal. Letters and emails are with a subject. Texts are boundaryless. Grammar is part of the formal...

27.03.2024 80

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The big fat wedding business

OMG. Incredible. Astounding. Mindblowing. Stunning. Mesmerizing. And, you can go on and on with adjectives that laced the unfolding of the wedding of...

20.03.2024 40

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The half that matters

When you say it is your “better half”, but you treat it as the “worse half” the worst happens. Women are the center of every conversation....

13.03.2024 20

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What’s in a name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” This quotation by Shakespeare in his famous play...

06.03.2024 40

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Business strategy in downtimes

Business environment has been uncertain and unsure. That was to be. Any country before the elections is naturally tentative. Any industry before the...

28.02.2024 10

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Change—accept, understand, adapt, grow

Depicting the glorious uncertainties of cricket, in a recent Test match between England and India, the first three days were all about the inevitable...

21.02.2024 20

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Family-owned enterprises: a perspective

Behind the success of every small business is a family. This is largely true. “Behind the failure of most large businesses is a family”. This is...

13.02.2024 20

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Multigenerational challenge—clash of the 4 titans

The infamous four distinct eras; B, X, Y and Z had too many styles, multi mood swings, egos at work, clashing views, distorting communication and...

07.02.2024 20

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Culture — the real advantage, the real challenge

There is energy around. This tension is suffocating. It feels kind of comfy. It smells of toxicity. They aim and it gets done. They say and forget. I...

31.01.2024 30

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Humans are humans, not mere resources

Human Resource (HR) is it. HR is the most important resource. Human capital counts. Humans are the assets. Human resources are the difference. These...

24.01.2024 50

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How online business ventures can help deal with unemployment challenge

Business closures, downsizing, joblessness, recession, industry decline, market saturation, shutdowns, retrenchments, customer defection and staff...

17.01.2024 40

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2024—Business winds and waves

Goodbye 2023. A year that was tentative, testing and turbulent. The world became more uncertain and businesses more uncomfortable. Economies faced...

11.01.2024 30

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AI - the bank of tomorrow

It is 2030. Imagine walking down I.I. Chundrigar Road Karachi. Imagine what will you see? Imagine if banking becomes totally digital. Imagine if...

03.01.2024 90

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AI – impact on healthcare industry

Mention artificial intelligence (AI) and the reaction varies from blank to reluctant to frightened to downright dismissive. AI enthusiasts are mostly...

27.12.2023 100

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AI technology—an industrial disruption explosion

IRobot was the famous Hollywood movie which was released in 2004. This movie examined the relationship between humans and robots. In the movie robot...

20.12.2023 100

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New corporate mantra–‘DEI or DIE’

“Strength lies in differences”. Stephen Covey. Agreed; why then are we always searching for similarities. We look for similar backgrounds, cadre,...

13.12.2023 40

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Leader’s dilemma: exclusivity versus inclusivity

The tremors of the post pandemic Covid shakeup are still reverberating in the corporate corridors. The world shutdown for over a year. The rust...

04.12.2023 40

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