Responsible Management Education

10 Significant points your startup cannot ignore

Starting your own business and being your own boss can be amazingly satisfying, but it’s s not that simple as it sounds. There are number of fundamental issues that one needs to take care before going ahead with a start up. Here are some important factors you need to consider before jumping into a new Read more

A Study On Customers’ Perception Of Online Visual Merchandizing And Its Impact On Their Intentions To Buy Online

RESEARCH ABSTRACT The Internet today ties more than two billion people world across. Also it has an immense bearing on the global economy, contributing an estimated $1.7 trillion, of the global GDP in 2010. Yet half the numbers of Internet users live outside the advanced economies, often in countries that are quickly developing, have significant economic Read more

Information and Communication Technologies for a Better World?

Reposting an old article of mine- Dec. 2003- available on http://www.networkideas.org/news/dec2003/news25_ICT.htm     Information and Communication Technologies for a Better World? Rajkishan The first phase of the World Summit on the Information Society [WSIS] took place in Geneva, Switzerland from 10-12 December, 2003. The second phase will take place in Tunis, Tunisia, from 16 to18 Read more

Responsible Business | Can Business be responsible?

Words have different meaning in different context. Capitalists have been shown as cruel people with single minded focus on profit . They are not bothered about the larger well being of society. Over the years , things have changed. The government plays an important role in regulating business. Firms have to compete and play by Read more

Enhancing Workplace Learning: Role of Coaching and Mentoring

Swiss Re, a Zurich-based global re-insurance firm achieved an impressive turnaround moving from a loss of $ 663 million in 2008 to a net income of $4.2 billion in 2012. By 2015 the company aims to generate 20-25 per cent revenues from high growth markets. This requires talented people with right skills and languages as Read more

Will Kirana Shops Survive the Tide of Organised Retailing in Emerging Cities of India?

With the changing demographic features and improvement in quality of life of urban India, the Indian retail sector is witnessing a tremendous growth. As per AT Kearney’s annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), 2010 India is ranked third in the list of most attractive market for retail investment. The retailers are now selectively focusing on Read more

Apple of our Eyes

What is it about Apple that draws so many eye balls and so much headline space? I’ve never heard of people queuing up or sleeping outside stores to become the proud owners of the first Samsung S3 or Nokia Lumia or Blackberry for that matter. But, what is it with Apple that creates this magnetic Read more

Gearing up for Placements | Job Preferences- How Do You Decide

Every year the students passing out of IILM face the million dollar question, “How should I decide on the company I should work for”. The situation becomes quite complex as a multitude of companies with different Job offerings visit the Institute at different times of the year. The students also receive advice from various sources mostly from people who are quite ignorant themselves. Read more