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The Culture of Jugaad: For and Against

The culture of quick-fix innovation could be obstructing India’s growth, say experts including Dr. Bhaskar Chakravorti of  Tuft’s University. During a panel discussion at the ongoing India Summit at Emory University, he differed with Navi Radjou, co-author of the recent bestseller Jugaad Innovation, saying that the ‘jugaad mentality’ was to blame for the lack of breakthrough innovations in […]

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CII MIC 2014 Highlights

The 4th Manufacturing Innovation Conclave organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries on the theme “Innovation as a Key Differentiator” was held in New Delhi today. The inaugural session saw Jayant Davar, Co-Chairman & MD, Sandhar Technologies Ltd agreeing with this website’s philosophy that “Jugaad” does not work anymore. He added that innovation is a […]

We Need Affordable Excellence, Not Jugaad: Mashelkar

In conversation with Economic Times, Dr R. A. Mashelkar, Chair of India’s National Innovation Foundation, shared his views on innovation in India. Talking about his distaste for the word ‘jugaad’ and how it gives Indian innovation a bad name, he said: A terrible name. I just don’t like the word — it is doing it […]