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H-Factor: More Harvard alumni now occupy the corner office than MBAs
from all the non-US business schools combined. F11PHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM
H-Factor: More Harvard alumni now occupy the corner office than MBAs from all the non-US business schools combined. F11PHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Is a business school education worth it?

Rajkamal Rao

The real value of an MBA cannot be ascertained based on considerations of either the first paycheque or the graduate making the C-suite »
Rewind

Learning to live with competition

Piya Mukherjee

One does not have to run the rat race; there are other ways to handle corporate life »
Insight

The four states of organisational knowledge

 Mohit Kishore

Tapping into these could accelerate the evolution of an organisation »

New Manager

TRAINING

Apprenticeships can make India’s youth matter

Kishore Jayaraman

How many young Indians are familiar with the concept of an apprenticeship? Not many. A... »

New Manager

PERSPECTIVE

How to integrate young managers into family businesses

Ajit Patil

Family-managed businesses have their own culture. Young managers get a cultural shock when they... »

New Manager

LEADERSHIP

Do you have the makings of a strategist?

Satya D Sinha

Today, corporate strategy has become the bailiwick of leaders, managers and analysts. Strategy h... »

LEADERSHIP

Act now, think later

A new book by Herminia Ibarra, an INSEAD professor, argues that you have to act your way into a new type of leadership thinking, instead of thinking... »
PERSPECTIVE

How to integrate young managers into family businesses

Ajit Patil

Family-managed businesses have their own culture. Young managers get a cultural shock when they join these organisations. Most of them have a tough time absorbing and adjusting to this culture. We... »
STRATEGY

Why threats are not your best bet in negotiation

Kamal K Jain

Donald G. Gifford, in his book Legal Negotiation: Theory and Applications, describes a threat as “a conditional commitment by a negotiator to act in a way that appears detrimental t... »
Leadership

How do you stack up?

Our Bureau

The IMD Global Leader Index shows users where they stand as global leaders, how they compare with peers, and which leadership capabilities they could improve. Users define their profes... »
STRATEGY

Reorienting organisations for gen-next

Sachin Adhikari

We call them Millennials, GenY, Gen Next, the MySpace Generation, to name a few. Whatever we choose to call them, they are the future of our workforce, with an expected 50 per cent or more share i... »
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

When to take the plunge?

Dinesh Singh

Starting a company requires more than just skill; attitude and environment matter »

Make in India: A tectonic shiftfor human resources

George Skaria

The Modi Govt drew up a blueprint for 25 focus sectors »
TECHNOLOGY

The virtue of ‘virtual’ rebirth

Vikram Duvvoori

How traditional enterprise can adopt digital transformation »
TALENT

What brain drain?

TALENTWhat brain drain?Concern about “brain drain” of executives from developing countries who work in mature markets is misplaced because such “indirect” learning abroad is cr... »
LEADERSHIP

Do you have the makings of a strategist?

Satya D Sinha

Today, corporate strategy has become the bailiwick of leaders, managers and analysts. Strategy has become more about formulation than implementation, and more about analysis at the outset than liv... »
TRAINING

Apprenticeships can make India’s youth matter

Kishore Jayaraman

How many young Indians are familiar with the concept of an apprenticeship? Not many. Apprenticeships programmes are prevalent in countries with developed industry such as the US and UK.... »
PRODUCTIVITY

‘Time on work’ more vital than ‘time in office’

Shirish Deodhar, CEO, Sapience Analytics

Niharika M

Shirish Deodhar, founder and CEO of Sapience Analytics, in mailed responses to The New Manager, outlined his company’s patent-pending software product that helps build ‘A Mindful Enterprise’ for e... »
COST MANAGEMENT

Why cutting costs is a priority for businesses

Bhaskar Bhat/Nitin Bhatt

During recession, a recurring narrative was of organisations undertaking a slew of cost optimisation measures to remain relevant. Today the practice of implementing cost management has evolved... »

MANAGEMENT

Ten New Year resolutions for CEOs to focus on

Martin Roll

To create winning strategies and building global brands »

Executive summary

COMPENSATIONWorkers, unite!A coalition of 500 employers led by Teamlease has petitioned the government to allow employees the freedom to choose how their salary is paid and contributi... »

Putting the human aspect of the employee first is in the larger interest of companies »

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