Arun Maira’s book, “Transforming Capitalism : Improving the World for Everyone” deals with the most important crisis the World is facing today. It explores and delves into the causes, and tries to find out the solution of the myth of Capitalism, and the implosion of 2008.
I was curious about this book. Arun Maira after all is a much respected authority, presently a member of the Planning Commission of India, was for 25 years in Tata Administrative Services, a Capitalist, advisor and consultant to Global Business Giants, chairman of the Boston Consulting Group, and in the board of numerous business and educational institutions. Also a noted columnist in various journals and papers, including the “Economic Times”. I was curious, not about what I will find in the book, as to be modest, it was predictable. I was more curious to find out which of his identity eclipsed the other one…the capitalist eclipsing the social planning, or the other way round. Continue reading