Book Review

By Benedict Paramanand Of the many crusaders for a new world order in the last hundred years Muhammad Yunus seems to be one of the most persuasive. His idea of a new world order appears compelling and utopian at the …

India’s Coal Story – From Damodar to Zambezi by Subhomoy Bhattacharjee, (Sage Publications India, April 2017) is an entertaining as much as an informative read. But to say that ‘Choose not to read it at your own risk’ in the …

State of India’s Livelihoods Report 2016 By Girija Srinivasan & Narasimhan Srinivasan, March 2017, Sage Publication he second State of India’s Livelihoods (SOIL) report is highly informative and offers rare insights. It compiles the perspectives of leading experts in various …

It’s no longer a war for talent rather it’s going to be war ON talent. That’s the billion dollar give-away by the author, who is an authority in psychological profiling, talent management and people analytics. He teaches at University College …

This is the story of India in almost all fields – pockets of excellence but rank callousness in everything else. Perhaps primary health is one of the worst, followed by education, sanitation, pollution. The list is long. Dr. K Sujatha …

Large scale distress among Indian farmers resulting in hundreds of them committing suicides each year is blamed primarily on their financial plight. A closer look into why they get into such a situation, Prof. Anil K. Gupta reveals in his …

The Indian economy may be growing at a brisk 7 plus percent, but is it resulting in corresponding growth in employment? It is not. Are the poor households most affected by this economic mishmash? How much does that affect the …

WASTE TO WEALTH: CREATING ADVANTAGE IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY by Lacy, Peter, Rutqvist, Jakob, examines how the circular economy is disrupting the way we produce and consume products. It proves that ‘green’ and ‘growth’ need not be binary alternatives. The …

  “Every article highlights a value, principle, mindset or an approach at the foundational level rather than providing a popular tip or a technique. The focus is on the long-term rather than gaining from a fleeting advantage.” N R Narayana …

Charles Handy’s famous question “what’s a company for?” has triggered deep reflection in the last few decades. Mark Goyder’s ‘Living Tomorrow’s Company: Rediscovering The Human Purposes of Business (Knowledge Partners, 2013) is perhaps the best of the lot. Goyder is …