Category Archive: Thought Leadership

Nov
22

Aptitute & Intelligence

Measuring aptitude What makes someone good at a particular task with or without training can be termed as aptitude. These skills, or abilities can be innate or acquired over the years. A child whose first language was not English, yet she picked it up over the years and uses it equally well just as her …

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Nov
16

Faculty Speaks: The dangers in ”Who” to hire @ Startups !

“If you have hired for the established and or large firms in the past, in my view, it disqualifies you to hire for a startup unless .. “.  “Beware ! Most folks reduce potential ‘high-impact’ roles into a ‘series of ‘tasks’ to be performed, while few evolve mundane jobs into high-impact roles .. “. I will explain why I say this latter. First, let me …

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Nov
04

Faculty Speaks: War @Tata group-Disaster Foretold in 2014!

As a Prof. of Strategy, for past 3 years I knew this explosion was a matter of time. As early as 2014, I wrote and published this Case in The Case Center, U.K. for Corporate strategists, and B-School students. Cyrus never had a chance as Ratan Tata’s global M&A ‘overdrive’ (2004-09) resulted in the cash-rich group being saddled with debt and staring at financial disaster. …

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Nov
03

Being an effective Business Manager

habits of managers

Managers or Business Leaders are described as people who are responsible for controlling and administering an organization, or group of staff. True to its vision to be a Leading Business School, Globally Recognized for Excellence in Management Education. FIIB ensures preparing students to be effective business managers. The college has developed a niche for its …

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Nov
02

Etiquette, Email, and More…

Quite often we receive email with no salutation or even a greeting and some email are way over the top formal, or sugar-coated. Whether you’re new to a professional environment, or a ‘pro’ at communication, we all must unlearn a few wrong email writing practices to avoid miscommunication. Hence it is imperative to take a …

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Nov
02

Management Education and Corporate Social Responsibility

The social and environmental challenges facing our society coupled with financial scandals and crises have led to focus on expectations for corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, in order to meet this expectation, business students need education in the CSR field. CSR addresses normative and ethical issues, and students’ self-awareness, attitude, and understandings of others are …

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Oct
27

Pollution and waste management – A Sustainable Diwali

In India different communities celebrate ritually diverse festivals. Each festival in India has multifaceted significance and is religiously marked by various practices. While festivals are an occasion to celebrate with great pomp and show yet society is facing most complicated issues of climate change. People nowadays are more conversant with global warming and its inherent …

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