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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Pitstop4Performers - December 10, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Pitstop4Performers - December 10, 2012

TiE Chennai Entrepreneur Awards 2012
A lonely thorn – Chirag Pandya
My experiences with Yoga Nidra - S. Govindarajan
How schools can collaborate with industry
N. K. Ranganath, Managing Director, Grundfos
Initiatives in Vysya Bank
G. M. Rao, Chairman, GMR Group
Focus areas for the Association
Sarada Ramani, President, ITSME Association
Find answers to growth problems
Srinath Jagannathan, Treasurer, ITSME Association
Two major growth issues
Ramani Ramachandran, CEO, CI Global Technologies
Reacting to tunnel mishap in Japan
C. P. Madhusudan, Sales Director, Lucid Software
60 Secs Chief
Somnath Pal, CEO, Citrus Check Inns
Shubhra Bhardwaj, Founder, Ferriswheel Entt
Amit Bansal, CEO, PurpleLeap
Anirudh Dhoot, Director, Videocon


Pitstop4Performers - December 10, 2012 - Contents

Business Advisor - December 10, 2012 - Contents



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Entertainment and amusement services - T. N. Pandey
Duties of directors: Dos and don’ts - Dr S. Chandrasekaran
IFRS convergence - Vidhyadhar Kulkarni
Automatic stay of income-tax recovery - V. K. Subramani
Second-hand implements (cartoon) - Bimbadhar Mishra
Retail design and merchandising - Anand Chandrashekaran
Service Tax: Negative List, positive codes - Dr Sanjiv Agarwal
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Business leaders’ views
•           Suresh Thimri, CEO, QNet India
•           SunGard
•           Vidya Shankar, Trustee, Shriram Foundation
•           Brotin Banerjee, MD and CEO, Tata Housing
•           Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India
•           From press releases:
o          CII
o          Deloitte
o          KLM
o          ISQ
Case laws update - V. K. Subramani



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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Book Peek - December 20, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek – December 20, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘The Price of Civilization: Reawakening virtue and prosperity after the economic fall’ by Jeffrey Sachs
2)      ‘Churning the Earth: The making of global India’ by Aseem Shrivastava, Ashish Kothari
3)      ‘True North Groups: A powerful path to personal and leadership development’ by Bill George, Doug Baker
4)      ‘Time to Start Thinking: America and the spectre of decline’ by Edward Luce
5)      ‘Fit Pregnancy: The complete health plan for you and your baby’ by Namita Jain – Harper
6)      ‘Let’s Talk: Negotiation & communication at the workplace’ by Mukta Mahajani – Jaico

New arrivals
1)      ‘Garbage Beat’ by Richa Lakhera (Harper)
2)      ‘Sri Muruga: Legend, short stories and worship’ by Rahul Kabade (UK)
3)      ‘Managing Corporate Lifecycles: How organizations grow, age, and die’ by Ichak Kalderon Adizes (Embassy)
4)      ‘A Half-Century of Indian Higher Education: Essays by Philip G. Altbach’ Edited by Pawan Agarwal (Sage)

Short snatches
1)      ‘Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a leader for life’ by Ken Blanchard & Mark Miller - Harper
2)      ‘Rajini’s Punchtantra’ by P. C. Balasubramanian and Raja Krishnamoorthy - Rupa
3)      ‘Digital India: Understanding information, communication and social change’ by Pradip Ninan Thomas - Sage
4)      ‘Triumph of Togetherness’ by Anil Sainani - Wisdom Tree
5)      ‘Making of a Diplomat: Hone your skills’ by Prem K. Budhwar – Konark
6)      ‘Designated Drivers: How China plans to dominate the global auto industry’ by G. E. Anderson – Wiley



Book Peek - December 20, 2012 - Contents

Book Peek - December 13, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek – December 13, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘Lessons in Lean Management: 53 ideas to transform services’ by Debashis Sarkar
2)      ‘The Alchemy of Well-being’ by Indrajit Garai
3)      ‘Paperclips Don’t Grow on Trees: Add value not cost to the bottomline’ by Catherine DeVrye
4)      ‘Creating Personal Presence: Look, talk, think, and act like a leader’ by Dianna Booher
5)      ‘Planet Ponzi: How the world got into this mess, what happens next, how to save yourself’ by Mitch Feierstein
6)      ‘No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The untold story of one of history’s deadliest floods’ by Utpal Sandesara, Tom Wooten

New arrivals: From Harper, Viva, TiE, Wiley
1)      Blood Red Sari - by Ashok Banker - Harper
2)      Think Everest: Scaling mountains with the mind - 2e - Atul and Anita Karwal - Viva
3)      The Tale of Tibet - Foreword by HH Dalai Lama - Anita Kainthla - Viva
4)      Dream to Destiny: The driving spirit of Chennai’s entrepreneurs - TiE Chennai
5)      ‘Debacle: Obama’s war on jobs and growth and what we can do now to regain our future’ - by Grover G. Norquist and John R. Lott, Jr. – Wiley

Short snatches
1)      ‘The Price of Civilization: Reawakening virtue and prosperity after the economic fall’ by Jeffrey Sachs
2)      ‘Churning the Earth: The making of global India’ by Aseem Shrivastava, Ashish Kothari
3)      ‘True North Groups: A powerful path to personal and leadership development’ by Bill George, Doug Baker
4)      ‘Time to Start Thinking: America and the spectre of decline’ by Edward Luce
5)      ‘Fit Pregnancy: The complete health plan for you and your baby’ by Namita Jain – Harper
6)      ‘Let’s Talk: Negotiation & communication at the workplace’ by Mukta Mahajani – Jaico


Book Peek - December 13, 2012 - Contents

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Book Peek - December 6, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek – December 6, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘Breaking the Bow: Speculative fiction inspired by the Ramayana’ Ed: Anil Menon, Vandana Singh
2)      ‘Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the corruption of Britain’ by Tom Watson, Martin Hickman
3)      ‘Everyday Enlightenment: Walking the path to happiness in the modern world’ by Gyalwang Drukpa
4)      ‘Rammohun Roy: A critical biography’ by Amiya P. Sen
5)      ‘The Etymologicon: A circular stroll through the hidden connections of the English language’ by Mark Forsyth
6)      ‘How to Live Forever: And 34 other really interesting uses of science’ by Alok Jha

New arrivals: From Jaico, Viva, Harper.
1)      ‘Let’s Talk: Negotiation & communication at the workplace’ by Mukta Mahajani – Jaico
2)      ‘Talespin: Stories’ by Sanjay Chopra – Harper
3)      ‘Not Only the Things That Have Happened’ by Mridula Koshy – Harper
4)      ‘On Message - Precision communication for the digital age’ by Theo Theobald  - Viva
5)      ‘Adi Parva -  Churning of the ocean’ by Amruta Patil - Harper

Short snatches
1)      ‘Lessons in Lean Management: 53 ideas to transform services’ by Debashis Sarkar
2)      ‘The Alchemy of Well-being’ by Indrajit Garai
3)      ‘Paperclips Don’t Grow on Trees: Add value not cost to the bottomline’ by Catherine Devrye
4)      ‘Creating Personal Presence: Look, talk, think, and act like a leader’ by Dianna Booher
5)      ‘Planet Ponzi: How the world got into this mess, what happens next, how to save yourself’ by Mitch Feierstein
6)      ‘No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The untold story of one of history’s deadliest floods’ by Utpal Sandesara, Tom Wooten

Book Peek - December 6, 2012 - Contents

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Book Peek - November 29, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek – November 29, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘The Resurgence of Satyam: The global IT giant’ by Zafar Anjum - Landmark
2)      ‘How to Outwit Aristotle: And 34 other really interesting uses of philosophy’ by Peter Cave
3)      ‘Uncommon Ground: Dialogues between business and social leaders’ by Rohini Nilekani
4)      ‘How Leaders Speak: Essential rules for engaging and inspiring others’ by Jim Gray
5)      ‘The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the newly affluent in China and India’ by Michael J. Silverstein, Abheek Singhi, Carol Liao, David Michael
6)      ‘Third Man in Havana: Finding the heart of cricket in the world’s most unlikely places’ by Tom Rodwell

Video links
2) Wayne A. Pacelle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), author of ‘The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them’

Information
New arrivals - Konark, Harper, Sage

Short snatches
1)      ‘Breaking the Bow: Speculative fiction inspired by the Ramayana’ Ed: Anil Menon, Vandana Singh
2)      ‘Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the corruption of Britain’ by Tom Watson, Martin Hickman
3)      ‘Everyday Enlightenment: Walking the path to happiness in the modern world’ by Gyalwang Drukpa
4)      ‘Rammohun Roy: A critical biography’ by Amiya P. Sen
5)      ‘The Etymologicon: A circular stroll through the hidden connections of the English language’ by Mark Forsyth
6)      ‘How to Live Forever: And 34 other really interesting uses of science’ by Alok Jha


Book Peek - November 29, 2012 - Contents

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Pitstop4Performers - November 25, 2012 - Contents, Preview



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Contents of the issue dated November 25, 2012
The Carz story
Maveric press briefing
Hi I’m Shrawan: Three reasons to buy Chevrolet Sail UVA
P. Balendran, Vice President (corporate affairs), General Motors India
Chevrolet Sail UVA launch in Chennai
Expert’s view about Chevrolet Sail UVA
Dolphin tour, Goa
Bom Basilica, Goa
Team Citrus, Goa

60 Secs Chief
a) Yeshasvini Ramaswamy, MD, e2e People Practices and Chief anchor, JGi iDEA Program
b) Rohit Gadia, CEO, CapitalVia Global Research Ltd



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Business Advisor - November 25, 2012 - Contents, Preview



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Contents of Business Advisor issue dated November 25, 2012
Bring in inheritance tax - T. N. Pandey
Video links: T. N. Pandey
Story of Warana Bazar - Dr B. Yerram Raju
Service tax on director’s services - Dr Sanjiv Agarwal
Popularity of commerce course - Dr P. R. Ramakrishnan (Video)
Minimum 25% public shareholding – investors are scapegoats - Dr S. Chandrasekaran
Rehabilitation of sick SMEs - R. Venkatakrishnan
Chennai, an international healthcare destination - Dr Mukesh Hariawala
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Business leaders’ views
R. Mukundan, Managing Director, Tata Chemicals Ltd
Ashok Ranka, MD, Ranka Steels
Radha Goenka, Akshar, RPG Foundation
Case laws update - V. K. Subramani
Information – Service tax, Income-tax

List of contributors to this issue
T. N. Pandey, Former Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes
Dr B. Yerram Raju, Regional Director, PRMIA-Hyderabad
Dr Sanjiv Agarwal, Partner, Agarwal Sanjiv & Company, Jaipur
Dr P. R. Ramakrishnan, Professor & HOD, Dept of Commerce, RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai
Dr S. Chandrasekaran, Senior Partner, Chandrasekaran Associates, Delhi
R. Venkatakrishnan, Director, Value Added Corporate Services P Ltd, Chennai
Bimbadhar Mishra, Senior Manager at Andhra Bank, Hyderabad
Dr Mukesh Hariawala, Cardiac Surgeon & Healthcare Economist, Harvard Medical School Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, USA
R. Mukundan, Managing Director, Tata Chemicals Ltd
Ashok Ranka, MD, Ranka Steels
Radha Goenka, Akshar, RPG Foundation
V. K. Subramani, Chartered Accountant, Erode


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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Book Peek - November 22, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek - November 22, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘The Thinking Life: How to thrive in the age of distraction’ by P. M. Forni (Pan Macmillan)
2)      ‘Media, Communication and Development: Three approaches’ by Linje Manyozo – Sage
3)      ‘The world of Fatwas or the Shariah in action’ by Arun Shourie – Harper
4)      ‘The Rich Investor: How to avoid common investing mistakes and build wealth’ by Arjun Parthasarathy – Vision

Video links
1)      R. Raghavendra Ravi, Consultant, Chennai, on ‘What Management Is’ by Joan Magretta
2)      Launch of ‘India Becoming: A portrait of life in Modern India’ by Akash Kapur (Penguin)

Information
1)      Srividhya Ragavan, Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law, author of ‘Patents and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries’ (OUP)
2)      ‘Anthropology and Development: Culture, Morality and Politics in a Globalised World’ by Emma Crewe and Richard Axelby, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (CUP)

Short snatches
1)      ‘The Resurgence of Satyam: The global IT giant’ by Zafar Anjum - Landmark
2)      ‘How to Outwit Aristotle: And 34 other really interesting uses of philosophy’ by Peter Cave
3)      ‘Uncommon Ground: Dialogues between business and social leaders’ by Rohini Nilekani
4)      ‘How Leaders Speak: Essential rules for engaging and inspiring others’ by Jim Gray
5)      ‘The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the newly affluent in China and India’ by Michael J. Silverstein, Abheek Singhi, Carol Liao, David Michael
6)      ‘Third Man in Havana: Finding the heart of cricket in the world’s most unlikely places’ by Tom Rodwell
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Book Peek - November 22, 2012 - Contents

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Business Advisor - November 10, 2012 - Preview, contents



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Contents
1)      Corporate gifts: Bad governance - Dr S. Chandrasekaran
2)      Negotiating with a banker - Dr B. Yerram Raju
3)      Reforms and roadblocks - Bimbadhar Mishra
4)      Markets endorse reforms - Dr Sanjiv Agarwal
5)      March of the digerati - GBS Bindra
6)      Education abroad: Forex implications - G. Karthikeyan
7)      FDI in retail – Interview with Sriram Sridharan
8)      FDI in retail – Business leaders’ views
9)      Case laws update – V. K. Subramani
10)  Queries, Information

List of contributors to this issue
Bimbadhar Mishra, Senior Manager, Andhra Bank, Hyderabad
Dr B. Yerram Raju, Regional Director, PRMIA, Hyderabad
Dr Sanjiv Agarwal, Partner, Agarwal Sanjiv & Company, Jaipur
G. Karthikeyan, Chartered Accountant, Coimbatore
V. K. Subramani, Chartered Accountant, Erode
Dr S. Chandrasekaran, Senior Partner, Chandrasekaran Associates, Delhi
GBS Bindra, Chief Innovation Officer, Logica Plc
Sriram Sridharan, Co-founder of Gormei Market
Esther Lennaerts, CEO, Pressto Dry Cleaning & Laundry Pvt Ltd
Sachiin Joshi, CMD, Viiking Ventures Pvt. Ltd
Somanth Pal, CEO, Citrus Check Inns
Mohan Mahajan, Founder Partner, Mahajan & Aibara
K. Vaitheeswaran, Founder & CEO, Indiaplaza.com
Bijay Agarwal, Managing Director, Salarpuria Sattva


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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Pitstop4Performers - November 10, 2012 - Contents



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Pitstop4Performers – November 10, 2012 - Contents

  • The UniverCell story
  • Maddy media
  • FDI in retail
People featured in this issue
  • D. Sathish Babu
  • Mahadevan Jayaram
  • Sriram Sridharan
  • T. R. Venkatesh, Radha Srinivasan, Sriharish Padmanabhan, Hima Anugula, Karthik Gopalan
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Pitstop4Performers - November 10, 2012 - Contents

Book Peek - November 15, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek - November 15, 2012

Reviews
1)      ‘Impatient Optimist: Bill Gates in his own words’ - Edited by Lisa Rogak (Harper)
2)      ‘Swaraj’ by Arvind Kejriwal (Harper)
3)      ‘Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of marginalisation’ - Edited by Laurent Gayer & Christophe Jaffrelot (Harper)
4)      ‘My Decade in the Premier League’ by Wayne Rooney (Harper)

Video links
Rajesh Setty, Author, 'Upbeat', US (www.rajeshshetty.com)  

Short snatches
1)      ‘The Thinking Life: How to thrive in the age of distraction’ by P. M. Forni (Pan Macmillan)
2)      ‘Media, Communication and Development: Three approaches’ by Linje Manyozo – Sage
3)      ‘The world of Fatwas or the Shariah in action’ by Arun Shourie – Harper
4)      ‘The Rich Investor: How to avoid common investing mistakes and build wealth’ by Arjun Parthasarathy – Vision
5)      ‘But Ira Said’ by Shreya Mathur – Harper
6)      ‘Tso and La: A journey in Ladakh’ by Vikramajit Ram – Harper
7)      ‘Pantheon’ by Sam Bourne - Harper

Plus: Readers’ Reads, and nuggets from forthcoming book, ‘The Wisdom of Ants: A Short History of Economics’ by Shankar Jaganathan.


Book Peek - November 15, 2012 - Contents

Book Peek - November 8, 2012 - Contents



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Book Peek – November 8, 2012 - Contents

Reviews
1)      ‘US + Them: Tapping the positive power of difference’ by Todd L. Pittinsky – Harvard
2)      ‘Shaping Demand and Practices to Improve Family Health Outcomes: Designing a behaviour change communication strategy in India’ – Volume 1: Uttar Pradesh – Edited by M. E. Khan et al. – Sage
3)      ‘50 Best Business Ideas that Changed the World’ Edited by Ian Wallis - Jaico
4)      ‘Terrestrial Wireless Optical Communication’ by Devi Chadha – TMH

Video links
Chetan Bhagat, Author of ‘Revolution 2020’ at Polaris event (2011)

Short snatches
1)      ‘Incognito’ by Lata Gwalani - Frog Books
2)      ‘The School of Core Incompetence’ by R. Chandrasekar – Hachette
3)      ‘3 Lives in Search of Bliss’ by Srini Chandra
4)      ‘Impatient Optimist: Bill Gates in his own words’ - Edited by Lisa Rogak (Harper)
5)      ‘Swaraj’ by Arvind Kejriwal (Harper)
6)      ‘Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of marginalisation’ - Edited by Laurent Gayer & Christophe Jaffrelot (Harper)
7)      ‘My Decade in the Premier League’ by Wayne Rooney (Harper)
Book Peek - November 8, 2012 - Contents

Friday, November 2, 2012

Book Peek - November 1, 2012 - Contents, Preview



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Book Peek – November 1, 2012 - Contents

Reviews
1)      ‘Designing Human Resource Management Systems: A leader’s guide’ by Jayant Mukherjee – Sage
2)      ‘Urban and Regional Planning in India: A handbook for professional practice’ by S. K. Kulshrestha – Sage
3)      ‘Great Game East: India, China and the struggle for Asia’s most volatile frontier’ by Bertil Lintner – Harper
4)      ‘The New Emerging Market Multinationals: Four strategies for disrupting markets and building brands’ by Amitava Chattopadhyay and Rajeev Batra – TMH
**
Video links to interaction with Ahmed Faiyaz, author of ‘Love Life and All that Jazz...’
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Short snatches
1)      ‘US + Them: Tapping the positive power of difference’ by Todd L. Pittinsky – Harvard
2)      ‘Shaping Demand and Practices to Improve Family Health Outcomes: Designing a behaviour change communication strategy in India’ – Volume 1: Uttar Pradesh – Edited by M. E. Khan et al. – Sage
3)      ‘Culturematic’ by Grant McCracken - Landmark
4)      ‘The New Age Entrepreneurs’ from the Mint Business Series
5)      ‘50 Best Business Ideas that Changed the World’ Edited by Ian Wallis - Jaico
6)      ‘Terrestrial Wireless Optical Communication’ by Devi Chadha – TMH
7)      ‘All Business is Local’ by John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz
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Friday, October 26, 2012

Book Peek - October 25, 2012 - contents, preview



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Book Peek – October 25, 2012 – Contents
1)      ‘The End of Business As Usual’ by Brian Solis
2)      ‘Imagine: How creativity works’ by Jonah Lehrer
3)      ‘Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking’ by Susan Cain
4)      ‘Just Start’ by Leonard A. Schlesinger and Charles F. Kiefer
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Video links to interaction with Suresh Padmanabhan, author of 'I Love... Money'
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Short snatches
1)      ‘Romance on Facebook’ by Amrita Priya - Landmark
2)      ‘Plunnge’ by Rakesh Godhwani
3)      ‘How I Braved Anu Aunty & Co-founded a Million Dollar Company’ by Varun Agarwal
4)      ‘Designing Human Resource Management Systems: A leader’s guide’ by Jayant Mukherjee – Sage
5)      ‘Urban and Regional Planning in India: A handbook for professional practice’ by S. K. Kulshrestha – Sage
6)      ‘Great Game East: India, China and the struggle for Asia’s most volatile frontier’ by Bertil Lintner – Harper
7)      ‘The New Emerging Market Multinationals: Four strategies for disrupting markets and building brands’ by Amitava Chattopadhyay and Rajeev Batra – TMH
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Book Peek - October 18, 2012 - Contents



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Book Peek – October 18, 2012 – Contents
Reviews
1)      ‘Boomerang: The meltdown tour’ by Michael Lewis (Landmark)
2)      ‘The Wide Lens: A new strategy for innovation’ by Ron Adner
3)      ‘Sleeping With Your Smartphone’ by Leslie A. Perlow
4)      ‘Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?’ by William Poundstone

Research Bytes: Innovation
1)      ‘Online consumer communities, collaborative learning and innovation’ by Carla Rossi
2)      ‘Migration, cultural diversity and innovation: A European perspective’ by Valentina Bosetti et al. (SSRN)
3)      ‘A framework for analysing innovation capability of firms in network industries’ by Thevarkalathil R. Madanmohan

Research Bytes: Greece
1)      Greece debt crisis and Wall Street role behind it’ by Marko Sučić
2)      ‘Tax evasion across industries: Soft credit evidence from Greece’ by Nikolaos T. Artavanis et al.
3)      ‘The impact of economic crisis on tourism and hospitality: Results from a study in Greece’ by Soultana Tania Kapiki

Short snatches
1)      ‘The Taliban Cricket Club’ by Timeri N. Murari
2)      ‘Stupid Guy Goes to India’ by Yukichi Yamamatsu
3)      ‘The Obliterary Journal’ – Ed: Rakesh Khanna and Rashmi Ruth Devadasan
4)      ‘The End of Business As Usual’ by Brian Solis
5)      ‘Imagine: How creativity works’ by Jonah Lehrer
6)      ‘Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking’ by Susan Cain
7)      ‘Just Start’ by Leonard A. Schlesinger and Charles F. Kiefer


Book Peek - October 18, 2012 - Contents

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Business Advisor - Volume I Part 1 - October 25, 2012 - Preview


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Contents:

  • Governance and Board Diversity by Ramesh Venkataraman, CEO, CurAlea
  • Queries & Replies: Service tax and Income tax
  • The long wait for clarifications from the Service Tax Department – Joseph Prabakar, Advocate, Chennai
  • Circular on freebies, Service Tax Order on due date
  • Case law updates by V. K. Subramani, Chartered Accountant, Erode
  • Links to videos of T. N. Pandey, Chairman (1989 - 1990), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Book Peek - October 11, 2012 - Contents




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Book Peek - October 11, 2012 - contents

Reviews
1)      ‘The Hour between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, gut feelings and the biology of boom and bust’ by John Coates (Harper)
2)      ‘The Intention Economy: When customers take charge’ by Doc Searls (Harvard)
3)      ‘Public Hinduisms’ Edited by John Zavos et al. (Sage)
4)      ‘Cooking on the Run: An average Indian man’s encounters with food’ by Boria Majumdar (Harper)

Research Bytes – On Risk
1)      ‘An Exploration of the Link between Development, Economic Growth, and Natural Risk’ by Stéphane Hallegatte
2)      ‘Mitigating Corporate Water Risk: Financial Market Tools and Supply Management Strategies’ by Wendy Larson et al.
3)      ‘Why are Educated and Risk-Loving Persons More Mobile Across Regions?’ by Stefan Bauernschuster et al.

Research Bytes – On Customer
1)      ‘Who are My Competitors? Let the Customer Decide’ by Jun Li and Serguei Netessine
2)      ‘Understanding the Process of Transitioning to Customer Value Management’ by D.V.R. Seshadri et al.
3)      ‘Integrated Marketing Communications: A Customer-Focused Approach in Marketing Modern Businesses’ by Isaac Acheampong and Kwabena Asamoah Asiedu

Short snatches
1)      ‘Table for Two: In conversation with power, fame and glory’ from Business Standard (Landmark)
2)      ‘Life in a Rectangle’ by Sujit Sanyal
3)      ‘Em and the big Hoom’ by Jerry Pinto
4)      ‘Boomerang: The meltdown tour’ by Michael Lewis
5)      ‘The Wide Lens: A new strategy for innovation’ by Ron Adner
6)      ‘Sleeping With Your Smartphone’ by Leslie A. Perlow
7)      ‘Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?’ by William Poundstone