News Rss icon

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

Google bags Randstad Award 2015 for 'Most Attractive Employer' in India

Sony India is second; the search giant displaces Microsoft

First US-India joint EMBA degree program from IIT Bombay

Inaugural class has approximately 16 average years of professional experience with 11 industries represented

Features Rss icon

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 ...

The Strategist Rss icon

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

A trip down memory lane

In its maiden advertising campaign, traditional beverage brand, Paper Boat, has stayed off the beaten track

New age talent hunt

As technically qualified people rarely come up on job boards or professional networks, more and more companies are relying on search engines to ...

B-Schools Rss icon

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

The objective of chair unit will encourage research in emerging areas

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

Start-ups using stock options to stop attrition

The company has recruited 55 graduates from the Indian Institutes of Technology, Birla Institute of Technology and Science and the Indian School ...

IIM-A paper suggests steps to improve IAS

The paper analyses relationship between administrative services and crony capitalism

Columnists Rss icon

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

Ajit Balakrishnan

Ajit Balakrishnan: Reflections at a convocation
Ajit Balakrishnan

Why management syllabi should not be attuned to the markets

Careers Rss icon

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

Average pay hikes to touch 10.7% this fiscal, says survey

Junior management level employees set to get maximum pay hikes

Books & Ideas Rss icon

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. ...

Strategist Quiz Rss icon

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 ...

Quick Links