The Businesses and Development of AKH Group

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Introduction to AKH Group –

AKH Group has various businesses spread across IT, Consumer Products, BPO and Telecom. The group has a history of being in business for the last 35 years. The founder of the company follows an austere way of working. The business expansion has been organic as well as inorganic. The IT business was fostered through organic form and the BPO was an acquisition. Similarly, the Consumer Product business was a mix of organic and inorganic through foreign acquisitions. The founder of this business conglomerate has recently announced a sum of Rs. 10,000 Crore to be spent on nation building. Areas chalked out are Skill Development and Primary Health.

Community Development –

Community development is a way of strengthening civil society by prioritizing the actions of communities, and their perspectives in the development of social, economic and environmental policy. It seeks the empowerment of local communities, taken to mean both geographical communities, communities of interest or identity and communities organizing around specific themes or policy initiatives. It strengthens the capacity of people as active citizens through their community groups, organizations and networks; and the capacity of institutions and agencies (public, private and non-governmental) to work in dialogue with citizens to shape and determine change in their communities. It plays a crucial role in supporting active democratic life by promoting the autonomous voice of disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. It has a set of core values/social principles covering human rights, social inclusion, equality and respect for diversity; and a specific skills and knowledge base.

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3. Economy issues –

Organic growth has its advantages but in the terms of economic inorganic has its edge here. Inorganic growth helps in achieving economies of scale and scope in an efficient and timely fashion. Inorganic growth is one the expensive side in this regard but for the AKH group, it is affordable.

4. Outsourcing options –

Skills development industry involves training the people in trades they are willing to work in. It could be done through class room sessions, practical training, and education or development programs. If the company is to open such a facility, it can outsource many things like trainers, equipment’s, facility buildings, etc. For the primary health care, similar kind of outsourcing can be done. This would help the company to engage many people into employment and also save the botheration for employing so many resources.
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