Category Archive: Faculty

Apr
17

Mall and Mela Trips- A Fun Way to Study Retail Management

Students of Retail Management at FIIB in the second year of PGDM, have to do a couple of trips as a part of their course curriculum. The first trip entails a visit to a mall, the most organized format of retail in India. The second is to an unorganized format like a Mela or a …

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Apr
11

Do you have an Opinion? … Express it!

Arvind Kejriwal squats outside Krishi Bhavan to make a point. He heckles the Home ministry and incites the common man to do the same. Agree with this style of functioning? Reject it outright…? In either case, you have an opinion. Sachin Tendulkar retires…you have a point to make! Rahul Gandhi makes a speech….you have lots …

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Mar
11

Understanding Why General Awareness is Important

“The Doctrine of Lapse” is a phrase I vaguely remember. It was in my History lesson of class VIII or  IX. The definitions of Fjords and Interlocking Spurs were taught around then, as well.  The symbol of Silver from my Chemistry class, the diagram of the digestive system, the underlying thought behind Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Where …

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Feb
13

I Know Myself

I know myself better than anyone else. After all, I have been living with myself my whole life. My highs and lows, joys and sorrows have been mine to experience and feel. There is nothing surprising or new that I can now discover about myself. Talking to a stranger about me is easy as a …

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Feb
07

Bhagavad Gita: Deriving Inspiration for Management Today

“Bhagavad Gita” or the “Song of the Lord” is one of the most ancient spiritual books in India, which provides the essence of the Vedas, and was delivered by Lord Sri Krishna to Arjuna more than fifty centuries ago at Kurukshetra. It gave the virtue to the world of getting things done through and with …

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Feb
01

In conversation with Tania Koshi (Meraki)

I recently had a chat with Tania Koshi from Team Weddings ‘R’ Us representing Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi which won the 2nd Place at Meraki 2014. Tania Koshi, who formed Weddings ‘R’ Us- a wedding planning and retail business, shared her journey from putting a plan together to winning Meraki. Excerpts from our conversation …

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Dec
31

In Conversation with FIIB Alumnus- Ms Harshie

When I met Ms. Harshie Wahi, FIIB Alumnus (Class of 2010) at the FIIB Alumni Sports Meet in November this year, she shared a little information from her current working life and also a few memories from her life at FIIB. Her simplicity, dedication towards her dream and her choices influenced me. Here are excerpts …

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Dec
21

I ran for FIIB at the Great Delhi Run!

A lovely winter day & amidst a sea of humanity, I found myself jostling with fellow runners on a mid-December day, in Lodhi Road under the banner of the Great Delhi Run! Airtel has been organizing the Delhi Half Marathon for now close to 5 years. A half Marathon includes running 21 kms, however we …

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Dec
19

FIIB Debate Series: Has Delhi become Safer for Women?

The rape and the barbaric assault of a 23 year old girl in a running bus leading to her death had jolted the entire nation in December 2012. People came out in groups of thousands to protest against such an inhuman incident and also to ensure that the safety of women in the nation was …

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Dec
16

FIIB My Step Counts Campaign

We need to walk that “Extra mile” to be Extra-Ordinary! That extra mile starts with one Single Step. A Single Step that adds value and meaning to our lives! That Step is – Your Step! That Step is – My Step! In a unique initiative this Diwali, Fortune institute of International Business launched “My Step …

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