Selected Publications for DFID-UCEP Proposal

Over the 11 year of its journey, more than 60 articles and reports have been published by pi STRATEGY in different newspapers, blogs, websites and insight series (A thought leadership publication by pi STRATEGY). All our articles contain valuable insights regarding business model, strategy and innovation in different sectors; but top 10 articles have been listed in the following that might spark your interest. Click the URL under the titles to read the full articles.

 

1. Reboot: Disrupting Our Education System

This article highlights development of a business model based on “flipped classroom” model of education in Bangladesh. High-level estimation shows that, successful implementation of this system can save the country up to $10 billion in the long term.

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2. How Innovative Is Our Youth: A Study Worth Talking

pi STRATEGY and Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) jointly studied the perception of 11 disparate themes, amongst a cross-section of the youth of Bangladesh. This survey gave us an idea of the mindset of our youth and pointed out a dire need to improve innovative thinking in this segment.

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3. Strategic Intuition 

At its core, strategy is something simple. It is about making explicit choices – to do some things and not others – and building a business around those choices.

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4. Disrupting Strategy Itself 

Previously leaders would go on a strategy retreat at the end of a year and chalk out the strategy for the year ahead. But today, with rise of technology, and quickly changing environment, many components of strategy requires a rethink.

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5. Building Digital Bangladesh: The Way Forward for Digitizing Payments

This Diagnostic Report shows Bangladesh is making significant strides toward a digital economy, and outlines specific policy measures that can underpin further digitization of payments into the future.

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6. Could e-Commerce Bring Women’s Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh?

Closing the financial inclusion gender gap is about more than account access. It’s about making sure accounts unlock real opportunities for women.

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7. Fostering Collaboration in Large Organizations

When a large public organization also consists of a highly decentralized structure, innovative changes can occur in different parts of the system, usually driven by key individuals and often under the radar screen of the bureaucratic system.

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8. Nakshikantha Approach to Healthcare

pi STRATEGY developed an innovative B2C business model for health financing – the Firm calls this the Nakshikantha approach. This approach weaves several distinct facets into a single product offering – much like the various palettes of a classic Nakshikantha.

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9. Innovation in Times of Uncertainty

Innovation is important, but what about during times of economic pressure? A company’s inclination can often be to buckle down and focus solely on operations during such times, but in truth innovation only becomes more crucial.

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10. Micro Is Big

We have seen ‘sache-fication’ in FMCG industry: from bite-sized chocolate bars to single-serve shampoo packets. Despite being small size, this model can unlock access to a large market which is also applicable to other sectors other than FMCG.

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