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V.N. Bhattacharya
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www.vnbhattacharya.com
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Tel.: +91-80-2539 2300E-mail: vn@vnbhattacharya.com
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Management Consultant

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Independent management consultant on strategy focussed on sustainable and profitable growth of companies. Work encompasses competitive and corporate strategy, growth strateg, sales and marketing strategies.

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India’s demonetization exercise has taken the country by storm. Amid widespread support from the masses, there is now a growing body of criticism from citizens, political parties, and economists. Arguments range from bringing misery to people, slowing macroeconomic growth, to whether it will have any long-lasting impact on black money. We will
A chicken and egg situationThe Indian poultry industry is at such a crossroad. At over INR 900 billion (90,000 Crores) it is the second largest producer of eggs and third largest producer of broiler chicken in the world. It is rapidly growing yet operators, even large ones, find it very hard to make money.96% of the highly commoditized and
What spurs innovation in organisations?Two glaring misconceptions emerged from the discussion :Some felt it is creative people. They offered the example of advertising agencies. You have to recruit and retain creative types to produce work that helps sell clients’ products. Others pointed out it was leaders like Steve Jobs who carry the firm on
India’s Companies Act now mandates thousands of Indian firms to spend 2% of their profits on corporate social responsibility activities. Many firms will see it as a liability, some as the chance to do charitable work. Only a very few will effectively use their CSR work to strengthen competitive position. A rough and quick
There is rarely a CEO or entrepreneur who has never felt the need for advice. The majority, however, do not engage consultants. They try and figure things out by themselves, sometimes not so well. In my consulting experience of nearly fifteen years I have found CEOs seek out experts in four distinct situations. 1. Need expertise?
Last year, the CEO of a medium sized company approached me to advise him on whether to enter a new market segment. I enquired why he did not ask one of his senior managers to find the answer. He said that he would have to seek the opinion of the Business Head or Chief of Marketing. They, he feared, would say YES. His observation was astute.

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