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IIM-A may align academic calendar with global B-schools

Move seeks to ensure premier B-school shares its timeline for conducting processes like admissions, internships and placements with that of ...

Nasa to politics, IIM-A's executive batch has it all

In 2011-12 batch, share of candidates representing IT and ITeS sector was around 50% in PGPX

Reward time for technology talents at IT companies

Big shift in the sector towards recognising role of specialists, in tangible ways not seen before

IIM Calcutta receives AACSB accreditation

TA Pai Management Institute and ISB are two other Indian B-schools that have received the accreditation

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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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Five steps in building the employer brand

It is important to invest enough time and resources to do this effectively

Business apps for SMEs

If Indian telcos mobilise their sales force and drive adoption of mobile business applications (MBAs) among SMEs, they could gain incremental ...

Be active on Twitter

It is not easy and intuitive to understand as Facebook and LinkedIn

How do you motivate employees?

The answer is: "You can't." You can only engage the motivation that's already there

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EI, Duke TIP to have 3 week programme for Indian students at Shiv Nadar University

Nationwide talent search, called 'Duke TIP ASSET India Talent Search 2014', will identify the hidden and finest scholastic talents

USC in talks with varsities to offer course on supply chain

The course offers a globally-integrated master's programme on supply chain management aligned to its mission of networking, education and ...

Women corporate leaders enlighten IIM-Raipur

The event, which celebrated womanhood and leadership, saw the presence of some of the most prominent women from corporate India

Tata Steel MD becomes XLRI chairman

Narendran succeedes H M Nerurkar as the chairman of the board of the premier B-school

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Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: The lone wolf syndrome
Shyamal Majumdar

Modern workplaces may ignore loners but if given time and space, these introverts can come up with ideas that work beautifully

Rakesh Singh

Demand forecasting in a supply chain
Rakesh Singh

A company should link forecasting to all planning activities throughout the supply chain

Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: Bribery, bad loans and banks
Shyamal Majumdar

It would be a mistake to dismiss the Syndicate Bank issue as a stray case of individual greed

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Flexi staffing to rise in government sector: ISF

12.3 mn workers in govt are temporary, make up 43% of total 28.8 mn employed in formal govt jobs

HDFC Life ties up with Manipal Global for insurance course

Private life insurer is planning to hire close to 8,000 people from the programme

Australian students to soon intern in Indian companies

The New Colombo Plan offers Australian undergraduates new opportunities for prestigious scholarships and grants for study

Jobs hiring picks up but many sectors still await better days

More activity in the IT, health care, services sectors; manufacturing firms keeping fingers crossed

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The Strategist top five

SERVICE-ABILITY: CREATE A CUSTOMER CENTRIC CULTURE AND ACHIEVE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Book Extract: Culture and recruitment

Delayering, team spirit and flexibility of work are some of the key elements of strategic human resource management at Nissan

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DECODING THE NEW CONSUMER MIND: HOW AND WHY WE SHOP AND BUYby Kit Yarrow* Published by Wiley* Price: Rs 599* Practical insights for marketers ...

Book Extract: Building win-win partnerships with suppliers

Companies that don't have good collaborative partnerships with their supplier networks can be competitively vulnerable

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The Strategist Quiz (#372)

Whose words are these: "And there was Jack Welch. I got him into India because GE was not known in India and Pakistan. I pressed upon him to ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#371)

Connect Maria Sharapova with the Indonesian word for tiger and what do you arrive at?

The Strategist Quiz (#371)

Connect Maria Sharapova with the Indonesian word for tiger and what do you arrive at? What are these: Mother Surge, Mother Big Shot, Mother V8 ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#370)

The first Otis elevator was fitted at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata in 1892 and Carrier's first air conditioning installation was at the Rambagh Palace ...

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