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Arindam Bhattacharya

Alum Fellow (2015-2018), New Globalization


  • Globalization


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Manufacturing Engineering, University of Warwick
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • ISC, St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun

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Arindam Bhattacharya

Alum Fellow (2015-2018), New Globalization

Arindam Bhattacharya is a Senior Advisor based in BCG’s New Delhi office. Arindam was named a BHI Fellow in 2015, focused on new globalization and led BHI’s presence in Asia Pacific.

His research explores how organizations and business leaders can navigate the new era of globalization and how to build fractal advantage in a fragmenting world.

Arindam is an author of Beyond Great published by Public Affairs and Globality published by Business Plus.

He is a frequent speaker on these topics speaking at events such as TED in addition to C-suite events of Fortune 500 clients. His work has been published in leading publications including Harvard Business Review and The Economic Times, among others.

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Fortune | February 14, 2023

Why ‘Fractal Innovation’ is the New Winning Mantra for Global Companies

The global competitive landscape has changed. Decisively. To win, global companies can no longer afford to offer an average global product using the traditional innovation process, however well-designed. Instead, they should design for fractal solutions to meet fast changing local needs.

Fortune | December 6, 2021

BioNTech and Moderna Have Shown The Growing Power of ‘Fractal’ Over Scale; Here Are Three Keys to Making It Work For You

It is increasingly clear that the links between “big,” “profitable,” and “advantaged” are now weakening, if not yet broken. Growing numbers of “subscale” businesses are competing with their larger rivals, and winning.

BCG.COM | October 22, 2020

Squaring the Circle – Leading Companies in a Contradictory World

What is the secret to good decision making when reality clashes with the traditional way of doing things?

BCG.COM | August 12, 2019

Global Trade Goes Digital

As digital transforms both the how and the what of global trade, companies must understand their own context, marry their digital and global agendas, and help shape policy that is economically sensible and politically robust.

TED | November 20, 2018

Globalization Isn’t in Decline, But it Is Changing 

The world economy is far from dead — it’s growing and entering a new era of globalization.

BCG.COM | November 9, 2018

Building the New Global Enterprise

The race to gain competitive advantage in this new era of globalization has begun