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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

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Book Peek - October 4, 2012 - Contents



Book Peek - September 27, 2012 - Contents



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Contents of Book Peek – September 27, 2012

1) Reviews of ‘Public Administration in a Globalizing World: Theories and practices’ by Bidyut Chakrabarty and Prakash Chand (Sage), ‘Creating a Portfolio like Warren Buffett: A high return investment strategy’ by Jeeva Ramaswamy (Wiley), ‘There is an I in Team’ by Mark de Rond (Harvard), and ‘China Fast Forward’ by Bill Dodson (Wiley).

2) Research bytes on Public administration - ‘Management of Public and Business Administration Processes by Means of Collaboration and Knowledge’ by Anna Rozeva et al., ‘Linking Public Administration and Law Studies within European Union’ by Mihaela V. Cărăuşan, ‘Public Administration after Communism: The Case of the Polish Civil Service’ by Dobrochna Bach-Golecka (SSRN)
Research bytes on Investment - ‘The Financial Performance and Investment Style of French Ethical Funds’ by Khaled Saadaoui, ‘Investment Choices with Envy and Altruism’ by Guy Kaplanski and Haim Levy, ‘Shariah Compliant Stocks in India - A Viable and Ethical Investment Vehicle’ by P. Natarajan and M. Dharani (SSRN)

3) Short snatches from ‘Making News, Breaking News, Her Own Way’ – Ed: Latika Padgaonkar and Shubha Singh (Landmark), ‘Fundamentals of Financial Instruments: An introduction to stock, bonds, foreign exchange, and derivatives’ by Sunil Parameswaran (Wiley), ‘Corporate Carnival’ by P. G. Bhaskar (Harper), ‘The Fear Index’ by Robert Harris (Landmark), ‘Performing Heritage: Art of exhibit walks’ by Navina Jafa (Sage), ‘Easy Money’ by Jens Lapidus (Landmark), ‘Build, Borrow, or Buy: Solving the growth dilemma’ by Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell (Harvard)
Book Peek - September 27, 2012 - Contents

Book Peek - September 20, 2012



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Contents of inaugural issue - September 20, 2012

1)      Damian Thompson’s ‘The Fix’ (Harper)
2)      Anthony A. Rose’s ‘Daddy’s Logic’ (TMH)
3)      Utkarsh Rai’s ‘101 Myths & Realities @ the Office’ (Penguin)
4)      Charles Duhigg’s ‘The Power of Habit’ (Landmark)


Book Peek-September 20, 2012