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Dr. C.F. Shah and his Innovations

M.R. Dixit (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

ISSN: 2633-3260

Publication date: 12 June 2015


This case describes the innovations of a medical practitioner over six decades of practice. It provides an opportunity to the participants to analyse the motivation, processes, constraints and outcomes or innovating efforts of individuals as opposed to corporates. During his career Dr. Shah has experimented with novel methods of treatment, applications of known solutions and new product formulations. At the fag end of his career Dr. Shah is wondering whether the innovating efforts were worth their white.



The author thanks Dr. Shah and his family members for their support in developing this case.


Dixit, M.R. (2015), "Dr. C.F. Shah and his Innovations", Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.



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