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Women grapple with Silicon Valley’s bro culture

Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger...

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Rupee View: Is Recent Stint of Appreciation Sustainable?

In terms of postulates of both Purchasing Power Parity Theory and Portfolio Balance Theory of the exchange rate, the domestic currency is expected to have a depreciating bias. India with a higher rate of inflation...

Celebrity endorsements and the responsibility quotient

Should celebrities be responsible for brand claims and their deliverables? What is the proper scope and degree of this responsibility? These questions call for discussion on celebrity endorsements that focuses on the various aspect of...

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Work in the time of the Gig economy

Priya (37 yo) holds a Project Management job in an IT services company. She worked 12 hour days. Her husband’s job required frequent travel, so she had no support looking after her two kids and...

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Uber boss Kalanick steps down for a while

The ride-sharing company has come under increasing fire over sexual harassment allegations and concerns about its workplace culture. Now, CEO Travis Kalanick said he will take an indefinite leave of absence. CEO Travis Kalanick said...

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Retail: Entering to succeed – Mapping the policy landscape

Entering an evolving market is akin to stepping into a minefield. How does one exploit such a market with enormous potential, but where the risk of policy quagmire is also equally probable? One way is to...

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Granting indigenous land rights could save the climate – or not

Indigenous peoples believe they preserve forests best – something that is becoming more important as the planet heats up. But indigenous peoples need land title to implement protection – why is this so contentious? Indigenous...

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The real issues at Women20

With the Ivanka Trump show having moved on, the Women20 summit in Berlin may have been quieter. But it also felt like the way had finally been cleared to talk about what really matters. One...

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Mastering the art of listening to transform your life

Listening is the basis of all human relationships. It is fundamental to personal effectiveness and growth of an individual. Listening is an art that you develop, practice, learn and master over time, depending on the...

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Short stories: Murder… Murder

How could you do that? How could you commit such an act!!! This is murder, a heinous crime. You didn’t think about the family, even once. Crying inconsolably, Mamta rushed out of the bedroom. Aney...

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Workplace Trends – “I don’t want realism, I want MAGIC”

These words of the famous Pulitzer Prize Winner Playwright Tennessee Williams are a reflection of what our Gen Next employees believe when they walk into the world of work. During one of the rounds of brainstorming,...

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An Alpha Female… Leading a Pack in the world of work

She was tall, dark and enigmatic. She was the social magnet. A sonnet of success, courage and brilliance. She could command, she could demand; could give, she could sway, all of this but in her...