The Most Successful Decision Of A.G. Lafley’s Career

P&G former CEO A.G. Lafley, attributes the most successful decision of his career to a qualitative judgment: In 1990, as the general manager of laundry products, he had to decide whether to move to compact detergents, which were transforming the market in Japan. The new format would cut P&G’s production, packaging, and transportation costs as … Read more

How A Son Destroyed The Business His Father Built

Below is an story told by Manohar Parrikar (current defence minister of India): “I am from the village of Parra in Goa, hence we are called Parrikars. My village is famous for its watermelons. When I was a child, the farmers would organize a watermelon-eating contest at the end of the harvest season in May. … Read more