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IIM at Sambalpur

Admission from this year with 140 seats

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

The new IIMs will be located at Visakhapatnam, Bodh Gaya, Sirmaur, Nagpur, Sambalpur and Amritsar

MBA salaries seen twice as much as pre-degree salary: GMAC survey

Graduates who received early job offers reported significantly higher levels of development in many skill areas as well

Lions International Festival: Know your benchmarks

The Lions International Festival of Creativity began on Sunday. Business Standard brings together some of the biggest names in advertising to ...

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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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The Strategist Quiz (#415)

The company founded by this person has been valued at $19 billion and attracts 200 million daily users. He designed the logo for his company's ...

Answers to the Strategist Quiz (#414)

Kenny G one of the earliest investors of Starbucks. It claims to have suggested the Frappuccino to Starbucks. The coffee bar Coffee connection ...

Mobile Payment Landscape

Chief financial officers and treasurers are increasingly adopting mobile corporate banking, discarding decades-old methods of transferring funds ...

Global lessons, made in India

What can managing in India teach expatriates about managing globally?

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Decoding the IIM controversy

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are up in arms against the human resource development (HRD) ministry about the draft IIM Bill 2015, ...

Government should oversee, not micro manage: IIM-A

AM Naik says autonomy of the institute would be compromised if the bill is implemented in current form and shape

IIMs on a warpath with ministry on draft Bill

IIM-A joins peers in Bengaluru, Lucknow; says freedom of board under threat

Gaya, Nagpur among 6 new IIMs

According to a government press release, the IIMs will start functioning from temporary campuses and shift to their permanent locations after ...

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Indrajit Gupta

Indrajit Gupta: Why it pays to be a flexible employer
Indrajit Gupta

I am currently part of a six-member multi-disciplinary team, which is working on an online design thinking course started by Ideo.org. We're ...

Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: The human side to the Maggi crisis
Shyamal Majumdar

Nestle's delay in talking to employees shows how companies often forget that the HR can also walk you through troubles

R Gopalakrishnan

R Gopalakrishnan: Innovators who succeed
R Gopalakrishnan

Successful innovators often take a measured approach. They postpone gratification and focus on execution

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IIT Kharagpur to soon offer MBBS courses

IIT Kharagpur, known around the world for its engineering courses, would be the first one in the IIT system to venture into medical education

More the merrier, expect a 10.8% salary hike this year

According to a report, for top performers salary hike can be 12%

CFA exam registration in India jumps by 38% in June 2015

With 12,820 registrations, India has the third largest number of exam takers for this year's cycle

Demand for MBAs among employees sees big jump: GMAC

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

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Book Extract: Knowledge organisation: Getting the DNA right

Creating a culture where knowledge is at the heart of everything requires intelligent selection, leadership commitment and leading by example

Book Extract: Looking for monopoly profits

The overwhelming importance of future profit is counterintuitive. For a company to be valuable it must grow and endure, but many entrepreneurs ...

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

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The Strategist Quiz (#414)

A very famous saxophone star and Grammy award winner, who was one of this company's early investors, claims to have inspired the frozen ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#413)

Reese Witherspoon graced the stage for Walmart's annual meeting recently. She was the meeting's incredibly perky host who appeared in videos ...

The Strategist Quiz (#413)

In which company's recent annual shareholder meeting in the US did the actor Reese Witherspoon participate and why? During the 1890s, it was ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#412)

The Apparel brand Turtle founded by Sanjay Jhunjhunwala. The English word Jumbo. Jumbo was the name of an elephant which PT Barnum bought from ...

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