Which country will have maximum mobile subscribers by 2012 end?


If you have answered China than you are almost certainly wrong! It will be India. In fact, we may not have to wait till the end of 2012. India is likely to surpass China by middle of 2012. May, 2011 statistics say China = 896 million subscribers against India = 840 million subscribers. (see Wikipedia). … Continue reading

Who can take advantage of Bottom of the Pyramid


The obvious inspiration of this post is late professor C K Prahalad’s (he expired on 16th April at the age of 69) book The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits. However, the real trigger is the very interesting post The Collapse of Complex Business Models by Clay Shirky. The post … Continue reading

China and India – Spider and Starfish


Last week I came across 2 seemingly unrelated essays (one blog post – Understanding the Nature of Self-Organizing Teams by Jim Highsmith and one article – Don’t Underestimate India’s Consumers by John Lee) The blog post provides a snapshot of the book – The Starfish and Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations, by Ori … Continue reading