India's rapid recent growth has slowed considerably, and major changes are needed to ensure the slow down does not become permanent. In the latest issue of Anglo American's thought-leadership publication, Optima, former economic adviser to the Indian government Vijay Joshi outlines his priorities for a new wave of reform. In these extracts from the feature, he describes the core problems with the country's electricity and resources sectors - and why reform is critical.
YouTube had just been launched and Twitter was a twinkle in Jack Dorsey’s eye, when Redhouse Lane and Nokia developed a social media intranet approach to internal communications that was truly pioneering.Nokia was gearing up for what was to be a 14-year reign as the world’s largest maker of mobile phones (Samsung overtook them in 2012).
Its growth was phenomenal, and the workforce in Europe, the US and Asia doubled to cope. The problem was, Nokia’s internal comms hadn’t been able to keep pace on either front.
Energy companies have long understood the importance of having an open dialogue with the communities in which they operate.
Many are beginning to exploit the potential of digital channels to speak to more people. And some are now pushing the boundaries of digital to change how they present their case.
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