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V.N. Bhattacharya
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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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A critical aspect of strategic thinking is the ability to determine one's strategy in the game at hand by anticipating games in the future. It is especially important to foresee games that may be spawned by playing the game one is offered now.Such anticipation can be a very smart move. Inability to do so can lead to disastrous consequences. It is
Sometime in 2012, a small company in Tamil Nadu (India) developed manure containing natural plant growth hormones, from seaweed. The gel had to be diluted with appropriate quantity of water before being applied to the soil. Quite quickly the company established a niche with a volume of approximately 10 MT per month.Lure of profits Soon, two
Setting up the gameA week before the election, Sonia Gandhi anticipated that Congress might not win an outright victory. She requested Sitaram Yechury, the Communist Leader, to reach out to Deve Gowda, the JD(S) supremo. Yechury reminded Gowda how Congress support had been instrumental in he becoming the Prime Minister of India in 1996. He
A number of my readers had responded to my March piece (Anticipation – A Special Skill of the Astute Strategist) by asking HOW. How can one develop the capacity and skill to foresee possible consequences of how the game is played? How does the astute strategist anticipate future games?A good way to explore that question is to begin by asking why
A very important quality of the strategic mind is the ability to foresee a sequence of events one’s actions or strategies can trigger. Their consequences may be quite unacceptable yet wholly avoidable, if we could just anticipate how things might turn out. Here’s an instance.A homeless man in McDonald’sA gentleman had brought a homeless man to a
A strategist’s mind examines a problem from the point of view of other players that compete with, buy from, or supply to us. Inability to do so can cause serious errors of judgement.A window to our mindsTo explore how experienced managers handle issues of this nature, I wrote about Mr. Sharma’s problem in December 2017. I narrated his predicament

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