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Acceptance of female bosses up in media, FMCG firms: Report

67% respondents in a TimeJobs survey prefer woman leader in media industry, 50% in the FMCG sector

Talent shortage making it difficult to fill vacancies: survey

According to ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey, 13% of Indian employers are echoing the sentiment

Bombay Velvet attracts Rs 20 cr worth brand associations

But no brand has been promoted as part of the visual narrative, which revolves around the 1960s

XLRI-Xavier School of Management gets AMBA accreditation

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education, established in 1967

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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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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#409)

Zappos is finishing its transition to a radical new organisation structure where the power is redistributed and job titles and managers will be ...

Digital imperatives for APAC marketers

Strengthening digital marketing content strategy is a priority for marketers across APAC

The customer delight conundrum

In an increasingly competitive environment, satisfying a customer on the after-sales parameter is as important as selling the product itself. ...

Big data will make it even more critical to think creatively about competitive advantage: Arindam Bhattacharya

Interview with Senior partner & managing director, Boston Consulting Group

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Anil Ambani dumps Bhopal university project

Surrenders 110 acres of land allotted for private university, demands refund of Rs 9.8 cr

B-schools demand level playing field with IIMs

They say with the IIMs allowed to award MBA)degrees instead of diplomas in management, it might jeopardise the credibility of their PGDM ...

IIM-B ranked 48 on FT's top 50 executive education schools list

In the customised rankings, it was followed by IIM-Ahmedabad, which debuted at the 83rd position

Nabard, XIM-B sign pact for research unit at the institute

The objective of chair unit will encourage research in emerging areas

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Kanika Datta

Kanika Datta: Divide & lead
Kanika Datta

First, the bad news: A survey earlier this week by TJ Insite, a platform on the TimesJobs.com portal, suggests that most people prefer male ...

R Gopalakrishnan

R Gopalakrishnan: Innovators who strangle innovation
R Gopalakrishnan

One of the greatest dangers to the promise of an idea is the innovator's obsession with himself or his idea

Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: Labour law - Can Modi pull it off?
Shyamal Majumdar

What's needed is a give and take that is more than just giving higher compensation to retrenched employees

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Demand for MBAs among employees sees big jump: GMAC

"Students of any undergraduate background would do well to consider taking a graduate management degree"

Salary difference between temporary, permanent workers down to 2%: TeamLease report

Overall pay increase will be in double digits this year, says the TeamLease Jobs and Salaries Primer report

Hiring activity in Chennai up 17% in April: Naukri Job Speak Index

BPO/ ITES showed a 2% dip in hiring activity

Attraction and retention of employees foremost on minds of Indian companies: survey

The finding was part of the 2015 Asia Pacific Benefit Trends survey by Towers Watson

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Book Extract: Alignment of thinking

Challenging the boss, challenging the system and challenging the fabric of the organisation do little to further one's career

Book Extract: CEO character can impact employees

Caring for employees and creating a work environment of respect and engagement involves more than offering fair compensation, says a new book

The Strategist top five

THE SOFT EDGE: WHERE GREAT COMPANIES FIND LASTING SUCCESSby Rich Karlgaard* Published by Wiley* Price: Rs 599* High performance requires shrewd ...

Book Extract: Social CRM

Customer relationship management platforms were built in an era when sellers controlled both information dissemination and the selling process. ...

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The Strategist Quiz (#409)

Zappos is finishing its transition to a radical new organisation structure where the power is redistributed and job titles and managers will be ...

Answers to the Strategist quiz (#408)

The Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder meeting held in Omaha on May 2, 2015. Coke, IBM and Wells Fargo are the company's three out of the big ...

The Strategist Quiz (#408)

At a recent event held in the first week of May in the US, the Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf arrived at the venue in one of the company's ...

Answers to the Strategist quiz (#407)

Red Bull. The HSBC Lions that are found in front of all its major bank offices in the world. The first set of lion sculptures were commissioned ...

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