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HBR Chotukool Case Study

Abandoning the compressor technology used in domestic fridges, it uses a thermoelectric or solid state cooling system. Godard involved the villagers in almost every stage of production and marketing.

Yet their daily life can significantly improve, if they can store some milk, daily vegetables and fruits without spoiling and get half a dozen bottles of cold water.

The Strategy that Godard should follow: But there are certain challenges xhotukool Godard needs to keep in mind that may arise while it considers expanding its operations abroad. The challenge of BOP is a global challenge — the solution will also come through global cooperation in technology development, product design and research!

Chotukool: Keeping things cool with frugal innovation

This calls for extensive and effective marketing strategies. This is a living testimony of the cooperation between the Governments of India and Japan.

This slowly developed into our 3Lvision for the BOP! Innovation leaders burst onto the scene, win early market leadership, but sometimes cannot sustain the pace. The product must be available and understood by the target market well. As the technology continues to improve – Mr.


The Opportunities and Threats this Market are: No doubt, there are challenges casf the BOP.

Innovation and the benefits of a frugal approach Reflecting on the importance of innovation, Mr. The Chotukool offers a low-cost, low-energy cqse solution for rural householders in India where an estimated 80 percent of the population do not use or have access to a refrigerator.

From the field search to the selling Checkout was a product which involved the rural folk 6. It poses several challenges. This case gives an overview of how Tolaram, a company that is a prime example of market-creating innovation in a developing economy, built Indomie noodles from obscurity to become one of the most recognized brands in Nigeria.

The Chotukool stuy in the early phase of the project spent long time in the field chotuoool gain deep consumer insights and learn about the habits and life of the people in the rural India and BOP families.


Therefore launching a product in such a market would require a proper pricing strategy. VLFM has been a foundation course for us to learn the essential breakthrough skills. Checkout has an impressive product design. The pilots have now spread in a few other villages and the response remains stdy favorable.


Sunderraman is seeking to develop a new business model to serve a pressing unmet social need.

Chotukool is a liter plastic container that can cool food to around 8 to 10 degrees on a volt battery. We can learn about it only by being with them and experimenting. Business and Environment Business History Entrepreneurship. Reaching out to customers: The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of WIPO concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Checkout was a product of Disruptive Innovation at Godard. Managing Religion in the Workplace: This approach may not work in all the villages or rural areas.

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For example a person who only wants to read emails hardly needs caee GHz of processing capacity in the computer. Should Godard invest in this business or not? Chotukool was born with this inspiration and vision. I am grateful to my company Godrej to give me this opportunity of life.

The decision of investing in the rural market should be based on the opportunities and threats in the market.