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50% more entries for Goafest this year

The first round of judging for the Creative Abbies has already begun this week in this city and it is expected it will continue for the next few ...

Ad regulator gets more teeth, will act against misleading ads

To act as an executive arm of the govt when dealing with misleading ads

ISB team tops KPMG national case competition

The national leg of the competition had 11 B-school teams competing for the KICC global finale in Dubai, alongside 28 teams from other ...

On-demand learning

This was a good thing - after all, the majority of us like to learn and research shows that work-based learning keeps people engaged

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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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Paul Polman

There are enormous opportunities for responsible businesses to grow: Paul Polman

Interview with CEO, Unilever

Making design thinking work

Discussion board: Design Thinking

BYOD and data security

Companies must work with IT to assess emerging tools that maximise the BYOD potential without threatening enterprise data

Simplifying the salesman's life

While building a sales team for a client a year ago, I received a feedback during a push-back from my newly established team of sales ...

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IIM-A mulls restarting PGP-PMP

The institute is working with alumni and corporations to raise funds for more number of research chairs

K K Modi Group commissions University in Chhattisgarh

The University will be fully residential and is spread over 25 acres; first academic session in 2016-17

Set up IIT in Mysuru, city chamber urges Karnataka CM

Says the city was a knowledge hub even before independence and stood in the forefront by starting Mysore University

Graduate Management Admission Council acquires NMAT exam

First ever test acquisition by the council; NMAT to see changes in exam pattern from 2015

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R Gopalakrishnan

R Gopalakrishnan: Rosh gadol culture and a 'can-do' spirit
R Gopalakrishnan

Companies should examine how to develop more rosh gadol, chutzpah and bitzua by influencing the organisational culture rather than only their ...

Alokananda Chakraborty

Alokananda Chakraborty: Two questions for advertisers
Alokananda Chakraborty

With the Goafest right round the corner, it is pertinent to ask how the organisers plan to keep out scam ads and celebrate the Big Idea

Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: Half-truth at the Oscars
Shyamal Majumdar

Patricia Arquette did well with her 'gender tax' comment, but could have done better by advising what women can do for themselves to improve ...

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Growth in job opportunities in NE states on an upswing: study

In fact, the percentage growth in demand for talent in the eight states is higher than that in the metro cities according to the report

Indian senior managers paid 11.7 times more than lower-level employees: report

Pay gap between senior managers and lower-level workers surges worldwide, 52.14% percentage change in India since 2008, says Hay Group

Hiring up 12% in Feb; demand highest in IT/telecom: TimesJobs

IT/telecom clocks 22% rise in hiring during the month, tops Jan as well with 7% increase

Employee choice in benefits is the future, says Marsh India survey

Increasing voluntary schemes built into group insurance have seen employees taking on additional cover as per their needs

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The Strategist top five

THE CREATOR'S CODE: THE SIX ESSENTIAL SKILLS OF EXTRAORDINARY ENTREPRENEURSby Amy Wilkinson* Published by Simon & Schuster* Price: Rs 599* ...

Book Extract: Setting a failure ratio

Creators don't fear failure. Instead, they find ways to soften its impact, says a new book

The Strategist top five

DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION AT WORK: HOW TO FOCUS AND BE MORE PRODUCTIVEby Edward M Hallowell* Published by Harvard Business Review Press* Price: Rs ...

Book Extract: Inspired or original

Managers who act like chameleons often advance rapidly in the early years of their careers as others are more likely to see them as leaders, ...

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The Strategist Quiz (#401)

This brand is known to display the 'Ouzo effect'. Ouzo is an anise-flavoured aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus. The company ...

Answers to the Strategist quiz (#400)

In-Q-Tel. It was founded by the CIA and located in Virginia, United States. It is a not-for-profit venture capital firm that invests in ...

The Strategist Quiz (#400)

This VC firm founded in 1999 was first named after a character in Greek mythology called Peleus. Subsequently it changed its name. Peleus was a ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#399)

The publishing company Simon & Schuster's logo, which is an adaption of Millet's 1850 painting called "The Sower". Crossword puzzles first ...

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