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The glue that can hold a family together

Trust and fair play are integral elements that tie the family business unit together and help keep controversies at bay »

New roles, new jobs

Women are now part of ‘unconventional fields’ for several reasons »

Why corporates need more women on board

Gender-diverse boards deliver higher returns on equity »

Google takes a scientific approach to achieve work-life balance

The Internet giant’s first major long-term study aimed at understanding work will be conducted over a century »

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Slumdog honchos?

A Brazilian market intelligence company has decided that its executives need to learn the spending habits of the poor — by living in a slum. The company, Vox Capital, insists that all its executiv... »

New Manager

Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITYUniform sustainability reporting Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, has launched an ini... »

New Manager

Wages

WAGESThe ‘comfort’ gapWhen it comes to finances, comfortable, well-off and secure cannot be used interchangeably, a survey has found. According to the latest US Financial Secur... »

New Manager

Jobs

JOBSThank you, Flappy Bird!According to Freelancer.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for freelance jobs and projects, mobile app development, the runaway success of C... »

Rewards

REWARDSIndian firms prefer ESOPsMore Indian companies, in comparison to MNCs, prefer the conventional Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs), suggests EY India’s report, Stock Bas... »

Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITYUniform sustainability reporting Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, has launched an ini... »

BUSINESS TRAVEL: Breakfast of champions

The world’s army of business travellers clearly march on their stomach. A global poll of frequent travellers by hotel booking site Hotels.com found that complimentary breakfasts were voted the num... »

LIFESTYLE: Yacht’s your net worth?

When it comes to showing the world that you’ve made it, a yacht’s worth more than a jet or two. Or so ultra-high net worth intelligence firm Wealth X says. Superyacht owners are generally 30 per c... »

Do new leaders have sustainable answers?

Last September, at the UN Global Compact Leaders’ summit in New York, we published the global findings of our study of 1,000 CEOs’ attitudes towards sustainability. Since then we have discu... »

The power of positive action

Organisations are primarily born healthy. All promoters conceptualise, design and build their enterprises in the hope and belief that it will last beyond them and perhaps even grow into an institu... »

Executive pay: China is not cheap

Gaping pay differentials across the spectrum of job levels reflect workforce imbalances and pressure for talent in the Asia-Pacific region. However, depending on location, skilled labour at low co... »

Start-ups: SAP to support students

SAP AG has announced a new global programme that aims to provide comprehensive support for students who want to start businesses that develop real-time solutions and Big Data applications. <... »

Indian CFOs — by the new rule-book

The Indian Companies Act, 2013 is going to make a big impact on Indian corporates in areas including Administration, Accounting & Reporting, Internal Control, Corporate Social Responsibility,... »

Executive Summary: Adaptability is key to success

CareersAdaptability is key to successA new Accenture research reports that more than 89 per cent of female professionals around the globe and a similar number of male responden... »

Executive summary: Fund for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs within enterprises

Building the innovation DNA

Decoding the millennial workforce

Pay-for-performance: it’s fair, it works

Jobs

JOBSThank you, Flappy Bird!According to Freelancer.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for freelance jobs and projects, mobile app development, the runaway success of C... »

Wages

WAGESThe ‘comfort’ gapWhen it comes to finances, comfortable, well-off and secure cannot be used interchangeably, a survey has found. According to the latest US Financial Secur... »

SKILL GAP: Widening gulf

A growing number of employers in India are worried about the growing mismatch between the skills needed for the jobs they have on offer, and skills potential employees actually possess. A survey b... »

What are the cost risks associated with managing your talent?

caption In a risk-sensitive business environment, companies walk the tight rope attempting to meet customer demands on one side and running cost-effective lean operations on the other. Focus on overall co... »

The value-adds for a long-term career

Employee Value Proposition is something that every organisation must look at. For ensuring a career for life, employees, in addition to the initial attraction of a good compensation, look to a val... »

The importance of work-life balance

As a professional have you ever wondered if you are achieving a healthy work-life balance in your organisation. Tell-tale signs of poor work-life balance include high stress, overtime, absence and... »

Crowd-funding: Click and invest

The number of registered websites which feature the word “crowdfund” has grown tenfold over the past two years and is currently over 9,000, according to a report in crowdsourcing.org. Th... »

Women entrepreneurs: Still a man’s world

Financial institutions meet only 27 per cent of the financing demand of women-owned micro, small and medium enterprises in India, a study by IFC has found. The study, undertaken by IFC i... »

Time to break free from the myths about entrepreneurship

We are entering a new era of entrepreneurship where there is no room for prison thinking in a world dominated by rapid change. Embracing change requires resilience and adaptability which are ke... »

Executive summary: Award for INSEAD professor

Case studyAward for INSEAD professorAssociate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD Jasjit Singh has won the annual Case Center award for his case study, titled ‘GE Healthcare (A): I... »

What’s the message for HR managers from Facebook’s WhatsApp buy

‘We can teach managers benefits of good action’

Why NetApp is a great place to work

How to avoid the MBA trap

Imitate them, buy them, but don’t ignore them


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