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Ubiquity versus exclusivity

Consumers have high expectations for luxury brand sites, from design layout and ease of navigation, to brand iconography

Work in progress

India is playing catch up to foreign multinationals when it comes to management capability, says a report prepared by KPMG for All India ...

Himanshu Rai to head MISB Bocconi

Himanshu Rai has taken over as dean of MISB Bocconi, Powai. MISB Bocconi is the only off-shore campus of SDA Bocconi School of Management, ...

SC allows admission to PGDM institutes for 2015-16

The Supreme Court has given some relief to the PGDM (post graduate diploma in management) institutions, facing legal hurdle to start the ...

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How tall you stand changes how you make decisions

Sitting in a higher chair could improve your long-term financial planning. You might be more likely to buy serious tomes on the second floor of ...

Fourth wave of handset ads

Smaller handset players are following in the footsteps of indigenous leaders and increasing their mainstream marketing spends

Half-time, 2014 - Where is the consumer headed?

Despite high-octane advertising, over 70 per cent automobile consumers will make up their mind based on their in-store experience and ...

Crompton takes battle to rivals with hive-off

While the Avantha Group company has large exposure in fans and lighting, it will be keen to ramp up its branding for small home appliances like ...

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Preparing for the big sale

With the festive season underway, retailers in the online and the offline world need to prepare well to offer the best deals to consumers and ...

Analytics is not just about giving insights: Sudeshna Datta & Suhale Kapoor

Interview with co-founder & executive vice-president, Absolutdata

Vice-president of user experience?

Greater product variety and shorter product life-cycles have put the onus on design, which goes a long way in determining what we buy and what ...

How to disagree with your boss

Making the boss an enemy is never a good career move

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IIM-A remembers its 'bright, research oriented' student Arvind Subramanian

Former IIM-A director Bakul Dholakia said that Subramanian was one of those students who was focused about pursuing research and doctorate

B-schools score big with summer placements

At Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, highest stipend offered has been Rs 4.2 lakh for two months

IIM-Rohtak hosts management conclave

The Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, hosted its fourth management conclave last week. The keynote address for the management conclave was ...

B-schools in Maharashtra struggle to stay afloat

Two years ago, Neha Deshpande, secured her postgraduate diploma in human resource management from a reputed B-schools in Pune. The diploma cost ...

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Kanika Datta

Kanika Datta: The great levellers
Kanika Datta

Had the informal "Bombay Club" of the nineties existed in 2014 there's a fair chance it would have had several multinationals clamouring to ...

The pros & cons of a salaried life

I felt, without basis, a need to justify my twofold existence - be a wannabe writer with a dip into the edgy, while also being a suited member ...

Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: Women leaders - Still a rarity
Shyamal Majumdar

Just like TCS, many Indian companies have increased the number of female employees. But gender-based roadblocks are still a problem

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MOOCs: Forging diversity and innovation

MOOCs, by virtue of being open and online, bring together a diverse set of people around a common topic

Two-day MSME sector job fair in Hyderabad from Oct 19

The fair targets job seekers with 0-7 years of work experience and ex-service men with more than 15 years of experience

Hiring records 14% growth in Sep; jobs galore across sectors

opportunities have doubled for senior IT professionals with over 20 years' experience, with a 67% increase from Jan to Sept 2014 period, says ...

Going abroad may not help find jobs, staying in India could

Study says that less than 13% of the companies actively seek to hire students with foreign degrees

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Book Extract: Rethinking sales compensation

Sales compensation cannot be approached in isolation because it affects many other dimensions of business, says a new book

The Strategist top five

THE FUTURE OF WORK: ATTRACT NEW TALENT, BUILD BETTER LEADERS, AND CREATE A COMPETITIVE ORGANIZATION

Book Extract: Dated management practices

Management was designed to oversee people who only worked with their hands. Today employees work with their minds as well. It is time to start ...

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SUPERMARKETWALA : SECRETS TO WINNING CONSUMER INDIAby Damodar Mall* Published by Random House India* Price: Rs 299* A go-to book for all ...

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The Strategist Quiz (#379)

he founders of this Rs 8,000 crore group first started by dabbling in numerous businesses that included trading in the famous Jaisore combs, ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#378)

This holistic product development strategy gets its name from rugby. It is a manner of restarting the game after a minor infraction. It has made ...

The Strategist Quiz (#378)

This holistic product development strategy gets its name from rugby. It is a manner of restarting the game after a minor infraction. It has made ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#377)

Tommy Hilfiger. Tim Cook CEO of Apple. Kick in the Ass (KITA) was coined by Frederick Herzberg, a famous American clinical psychologist.Melitta ...

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