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Bad Leadership

What It Is, How It Happens, Why It Matters This book not only gives innumerable examples of bad leadership but provides bold insights and the real role of a leader’s follower. It can even prove to be a yard-stick for a good leader to
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Responsibility. Whose is it?

Some fundamentals need to be looked at when discussing Corporate Social Responsibility. Hurray to CSR. Companies building townships, an association of companies teaming up to find solutions to the traffic problems of the city, companies
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Corporates with a conscience

After years of preaching by management gurus on the need for corporate social responsibility, the tide is moving in the right direction. Companies took time to understand the essence of philanthropy when done to a larger section of the society,
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Ethical Profit

The obsession with profits has led to several undesirable and unethical business practices, which in a course of time will lead to a company's doom. Business and Society have been interdependent for ages. There is no doubt that for a
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Tales of sensitivity

Our latest issue on corporate social responsibility has been quite a journey. We learnt about the many experiments in weaving the corporate world and the society into a harmonious fabric. There have been charity programs to help the needy and
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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Rotary Club and Businessgyan together hosted the Corporate Citizen Award this month. In this regard a panel discussion was organised to escalate the issue of corporate social responsibility as a serious business mission. The following is an
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The conscience of a company?

We all live in a fragile pretentious world. It is natural that the social expectations of consumers increase daily. Companies have to start taking their responsibilities seriously. “Saving 10% on an electricity bill is not the most
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Serving Free Lunches

Information is available at your finger tips. Sometimes one is even required to pay for it. The percentage of free sellers and paid services is 48% and 52%, respectively.   The world of information is divided equally between costs and
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Quantum Business

There is a whole world out there, not understood, and catered to yet.   I could not help but see the contrast. Listening to speakers from large companies talk about systems, processes, mission statements and listening to entrepreneurs
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The Future Is Flexi-Time

Flexi-Staffing or casual contract is being taken over by the Indian companies in a big way. The recruitment industry takes them on permanent rolls and places them in various jobs for specified months Flexible staffing or temporary staffing

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