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Navi has been featured in 
The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, The Financial Times.

In addition to being a columnist on HarvardBusinessReview.org, Navi is a sought-after speaker by the World Economic Forum,
Council on Foreign Relations, The Conference Board, Harvard University, and Asia Society.

A prolific writer, he has coined and popularized several business concepts such as ‘Global Innovation Networks’,
‘Polycentric Innovation’ and ‘Jugaad Innovation’.

Navi is the co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth (Jossey-Bass, 2012) and From Smart to Wise, a book on next-generation leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2013).

 Thanks to his unrivaled access to global markets, Navi has a rare and clear-eyed view of their forces, constraints, and opportunities.  His ideas are truly fresh.  His approach is disciplined– grounded in research.  And his delivery is filled with stories, warmth, and humor.  I recommend Navi to every future-facing audience in search of new tools and inspiration.”   —Christine Kinser, Global Leader, Strategic Programs for IBM Global Business Services 


Jugaad Innovation demonstrated with a French company                          Navi’s TEDx Cannes talk : From smart to wise managers

HBR Management Tip:
How To Reach Customers In Emerging Markets                                         
Navi discusses with The Economist about jugaad innovation


Navi interviewed in Renault-Nissan’s video on Frugal Innovation               Navi’s TED talk Learn to Unlearn


“L’innovation frugale : faire plus avec moins…!” Interview de Navi Radjou from Iddri on Vimeo.

MIT Sloan Management Review

Read Navi’s article on Mobilizing for Growth in Emerging Markets

A groundbreaking book, Jugaad Innovation
(Jossey-Bass, April 2012)
shows leaders everywhere why the time is right for jugaad to emerge as a powerful business tool in the West—and how to bring the jugaad mindset and practices to their organizations.

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From Smart To Wise
(Jossey-Bass, 2013)
will help leaders at all levels nurture a resilient and balanced leadership style that is essential to succeed in our complex world.” 

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