Management Insights: Failure should be used in corporations to fuel innovation


With the increasing competition in Business, innovation has become the key driving force, world over. However, in order to continue to innovate successful products, one needs to tide over failures and stop thinking of it as something to be detested. Baba Shiv, Sanwa Bank, Limited, Professor of Marketing believes in the concept and promotes itContinue reading “Management Insights: Failure should be used in corporations to fuel innovation”

US President Obama optimistic of averting “fiscal cliff” crisis


US President Barack Obama said that he is “modestly optimistic” of the fact that a way out of the problem of “fiscal cliff” facing the US economy is possible. President Obama said, “The American people are watching what we do here – obviously their patience is already thin”. Though Senate leaders are working on toContinue reading “US President Obama optimistic of averting “fiscal cliff” crisis”

War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media


Apart from the real war that is going on between Hamas and Israeli forces in Gaza, there is one that has been going on in the social media also. This fight is to garner the maximum public support for their respective sides. Social Media Warfare: As sharing and commenting are key weaponry of the socialContinue reading “War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media”

BPI isn’t convinced with Google Play over its position on illegal downloading of music


In the recent development over launch of Google Play service, British Phonographic Industry (BPI) that represents the biggest record labels of UK has said that Google cannot go about continuing the service without dealing with the menace of illegal downloading of music.  (Emeli Sande is the best selling artist in UK till recently for 2012)Continue reading “BPI isn’t convinced with Google Play over its position on illegal downloading of music”

Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles


The shares of Hyundai and Kia Motors have taken a hit following controversy over the misquoting of their fuel efficiency figures to the consumers. Both the companies have however said that they are going to compensate their consumers for the losses that they may have incurred over misquote. Going by the estimates of payouts thatContinue reading “Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles”

First time car buyers in India are shifting from the entry level cars to premium hatchbacks


The times of small cars like Maruti Alto, 800 and Hyndai Santro has now started changing. Interest of first time car buyers is now shifting towards premium hatchbacks like Maruti Swift, Swift Dzire, Hyndai i20, Ford Figo, Honda Brio and Toyota Etios owing to the surge in disposable that India has witnessed riding on itsContinue reading “First time car buyers in India are shifting from the entry level cars to premium hatchbacks”

Week beginning from 5th Nov,2012 may see activity directed towards specific stocks in Indian Stock Markets (NSE and BSE)


Equity research analysts have pointed out that the coming week beginning from 5th November,2012 will see activity in stock market directed towards specific stocks. Experts formed their opinion based on the concerted activity going in blue chip stocks in the Indian stock market like Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors and SBI to name some of them.Continue reading “Week beginning from 5th Nov,2012 may see activity directed towards specific stocks in Indian Stock Markets (NSE and BSE)”

Diwali spending of India Inc. has taken a hit from inflationary pressures


Recently a survey conducted by ASSOCHAM has revealed that owing to the sluggish economic activity, India Inc. spending on Diwali has witnessed a fall in 2012. More than 150 corporate entities were part of this survey that came from different sectors. These corporate belonged to 10 cities that included Mumbai also. Survey findings pointed atContinue reading “Diwali spending of India Inc. has taken a hit from inflationary pressures”

Women at top business positions can contribute towards Global Economy as much as China and India


Women’s role as productive members of the society has always been underlined by numerous thinkers, scholars and gender equality activists. If we don’t diverge out attention towards the biased attitude of male co-workers with their female counterparts, we can focus our attention towards the role that women can play in global economy. Beth A. BrookeContinue reading “Women at top business positions can contribute towards Global Economy as much as China and India”

Views from China Experts on Challenges facing the nation in 2012 and the way forward


Recently a show was hosted by CNN called “On China” where Kristie Lu Stout asked questions from experts on China that the whole wants an answer to. The timing of the show was perfect as America is waiting to decisive moments in its presidential election 2012 and with each candidate talked about his strategy duringContinue reading “Views from China Experts on Challenges facing the nation in 2012 and the way forward”