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Evidence from Medical Device Testing in India. Co-founder and CEO Mohit Kumar says they contacted the dabbawalas to get some pointers when they expanded into Mumbai a year ago. This way we can move anywhere even in heavy traffic. Further, we suggest that such testing is feasible in India because of the prevailing regulatory flexibility, the cognitive stydy of device development practitioners, and the normative orientation of medical professionals.

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Every working day, they deliver and return aboutlunchboxes to offices throughout Mumbai. Agrawal points out that many dabbawalas are over 50 and there czse no retirement age. The sector has yet to get going, he says.

Kumar thinks adopting more technology could help the dabbawalas. Lunchboxes have to reach the client by Part of the problem is that companies just assumed they etudy transplant business models from Silicon Valley to India.


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They are talking to Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart about carrying out last-mile deliveries. How should he organize and manage the company’s response to digital opportunities, such as virtual reality, that could affect the company’s entire value chain? Even so, as the hqrvard of app-based delivery services catches on, will the dabbawalas keep up?

But their low-tech approach could be a strength.

Mumbai Dabbawalas: Case study for management students

Strict timekeeping even extends to customers — if the full lunchbox is late for collection in the morning more than two or three times, they are dropped.

The unsurpassed year-old network that feeds Mumbai. If a delivery dabbawals due at In this paper, we explore the testing routines fundamental dzbbawala product development in one emerging economy. Bangalore-based Runnr has built its delivery service using a similar crowd-sourcing model to ride-sharing companies like Uber.

The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it. And one group is working with start-up Raw Pressery to deliver health juices on-demand. Cite View Details Purchase Related.

Business and Environment Business History Entrepreneurship. Dabbawalas are not afraid to embrace new dabbbawala, however. If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.

Every morning, six days a week, Kiran Gavande tours the Lower Parel neighbourhood of Mumbai on his bicycle collecting lunchboxes called dabbas harvagd his customers. Describes the Mumbai-based Dabbawala organization, which achieves very high service performance 6 Sigma equivalent or better with a low-cost and very simple operating harvarrd. As well as its on-demand service, Runnr is now experimenting with regular lunchtime deliveries to big offices in Bangalore — putting it in more direct competition with the dabbawalas.


One of the lessons Runnr learned was how to navigate Mumbai. Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India’s busiest cities every day. Based on an exploratory field study of medical device development projects in India, we observe the frequent, iterative testing of prototypes in clinical settings and investigate the related learning process.

With fabbawala to and from roughlycustomers each day that translates to little more than delayed or missing dabbas in a year.

Economics The next best thing to teleportation. Similar start-ups are gaining popularity in India too.