Hand In Hand Case Study

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State and society: Case- ‘Hand in Hand’ Date:- 1st November, 2015 Submitted by:- Prashant Dass Q 1:-What are the institutional voids/deficiencies highlighted by the case? The institutions played a crucial role in shaping and structuring the organization. These institutions define the rules that need to be inducted in order to get free flowing and sustainable growth. HiH made its inception in a country with a billion marks and where majority of the population thrives on the inefficiency of the institutions. The major role and purpose of HiH was to educate the poor children working under extreme conditions as labor. To overcome these hurdles HiH need to work under strong institutions that could fill the following voids in the society:- Public…show more content…
What problems do its clients face and why they have not been solved by government and market forces? The HiH Company initiated their program of eradicating child labor through its NGO but eventually landing up finding the challenges poised by the government and the market forces. The market failures they could end up addressing are:- The inefficiency in coordination among its five departments rendered them insufficient to the market. All the departments aim to achieve same objective and work on the same motive of serving the people but the inadequacy of funds for operating and the expenses were mismatching that it makes them vulnerable. The other issue is the lack of integrated information system among those 12 districts in which HiH was operating. The poor infrastructure made it difficult to connect and make marketing strategies. They lacked a systematic strategic planning process. For e.g.:- HiH was thinking whether they should subsidized business development services or increase the number of health…show more content…
The HiH’s goal of making the entire five programs sustainable by 2010 need to follow the approach of providing the commercial angle to its ‘serving the society’ model. To evaluate all the five programs we need to focus on achieving synchronization between the functioning of all the various departments. The MFI’s were focused on achieving the growth through its ‘for-profit’ transformation and this could become a turnover factor for them for e.g. the success of SKS group mentioned in the case. The only problem in transformation will be the digress of core principle of NGO towards achieving profits. The children labor and elimination and education would need more funds to operate in a profitable manner and MFI’s would consider as a feeder in this field. But commercializing this field would be not feasible as it would later turn out to become a private school or organization working only for profits. The other 3 programs viz. environment, health and citizen’s centre’s would considered to be less effective for commercialization as it would transmogrified the core belief in the establishment of these

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