Aug

26

In a state of decay

The author Shashi Tharoor on India from the opening page of his novel that is based on the great epic the Mahabharata. They tell me India is an underdeveloped country. They attend seminars, appear on television, even come to see me. Creasing their eight-hundred rupee suits and clutching their molded plastic briefcases, to announce in […]

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Aug

25

CBO

I heard of a new corporate term today. It’s the CBO of a leading chain of shopping malls in India. I have heard of a CEO but had not heard of a CBO. A guy has been employed as the Chief Belief Officer – he is in charge of the “culture” of the company. The […]

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