THE BROAD VIEW

Deciphering the DNA of how things are done

WE DON'T need to buy a car. We can pay for a ride. We don't own bicycles. We pick it up off the streets, leave it back when our ride is done. Companies don't own photocopiers. They just pay lease charges for its use. They don't own software programs. They just pay for the use. It's not even on...

COMMENTARY

It's time for the 'First World' hypothesis to be rewritten

THE term "First World" has been in vogue for many decades, but has meant different things to different people at different times. From a geopolitical classification, this has evolved into a purely economic configuration. Events in the current times require a fresh debate on what the rating...

THE BROAD VIEW

Personal branding of corporate honchos - law of diminishing returns?

CARLOS Ghosn was the darling of the auto industry for over a decade. He could not put a foot wrong. He was also the cynosure of the financial press. Considered audacious, clever, culturally adept and a turnaround expert, Mr Ghosn had no peer in the industry with more achievements.

COMMENTARY

Artificial intelligence has its limits

SAVE for desserts, curry leaves are essential condiments in any South Indian dish, almost mandatorily so. There is really no other quintessential substitute for the cuisine.