Issue Dated 01 December 2014

Cover Story

Destination B-school

A whole set of disruptors is changing the B-school landscape. Yet, branding and reputation still count
Pedigree, Perception And Placements

A whole set of disruptors is changing the B-school landscape. Yet, branding and reputation still count

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

The Digital Classroom

MOOCs pose a threat to brick and mortar B-schools, but still need a stamp of credibility
Now In Session: The Digital Classroom

MOOCs pose a threat to brick and mortar B-schools, but still need a stamp of credibility

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Liberal Arts Or Management?

Experts weigh in on the importance of management and humanities education in Shaping leadership qualities
The Big question: Liberal Arts Or Management?

Experts weigh in on the importance of management and humanities education in Shaping leadership qualities

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All For Fair Play

Management institutes are sparing no effort to get more women students on campus
All For Fair Play

Management institutes are sparing no effort to get more women students on campus

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Advantage Startups

With job offers from big firms drying up, startups came riding to B-schools’ rescue
Advantage Startups

With job offers from big firms drying up, startups came riding to B-schools’ rescue

Full story will be available on 13-Nov-2014

The Stepchildren

Brand IIM carries heft in the B-school world. But the sorry state of newer institutes has diluted that legacy
The Stepchildren

Brand IIM carries heft in the B-school world. But the sorry state of newer institutes has diluted that legacy

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In Hindsight

Alumni talk about what they learnt at B-schools and what they didn’t
In Hindsight

Alumni talk about what they learnt at B-schools and what they didn’t

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Enter The Dragon

In the new MBA landscape, China and a host of other nations are becoming the go-to destinations for B-school aspirants
Enter The Dragon

In the new MBA landscape, China and a host of other nations are becoming the go-to destinations for B-school aspirants

Full story will be available on 15-Nov-2014

Creating A Skilled India Is Key

Companies in India will have to invest much, much more in job training and development than is the current practice, says Anil Agarwal
Creating A Skilled India Is Key

Companies in India will have to invest much, much more in job training and development than is the current practice, says Anil Agarwal

Full story will be available on 15-Nov-2014

Education Crucial To A Talent Pipeline

My experience of establishing Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai tells me that we can build centres of excellence in our country in a short time, says Nita M. Ambani
Education Crucial To A Talent Pipeline

My experience of establishing Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai tells me that we can build centres of excellence in our country in a short time, says Nita M. Ambani

Full story will be available on 15-Nov-2014

Always Stay Grounded

First job is the first impression on the corporate world. Treat it very seriously and kick-start your career on a very high note, says Glenn Saldanha
Always Stay Grounded

First job is the first impression on the corporate world. Treat it very seriously and kick-start your career on a very high note, says Glenn Saldanha

Full story will be available on 15-Nov-2014

The Pecking Order

The Pecking Order

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Jottings

jottings:

Strike At The Roots

Diesel deregulation doesn’t mean more diesel cars, spectrum dilemma, and more
Strike At The Roots

Diesel deregulation doesn’t mean more diesel cars, spectrum dilemma, and more

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

Columns

bound together:

A Modern Economic Empire

The AIIB is the logical outcome of China’s surging wealth and its limited influence in global financial institutions
A Modern Economic Empire

The AIIB is the logical outcome of China’s surging wealth and its limited influence in global financial institutions

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

comment:

Hopelessness In The Euro Zone

The euro zone may be sinking into another recession. Sadly, it is self-created and may last quite long
Hopelessness In The Euro Zone

The euro zone may be sinking into another recession. Sadly, it is self-created and may last quite long

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

Jottings Plus

jottings plus:

Course Correction

The most-celebrated $12 billion acquisition, the largest by an Indian company, of Corus Plc in 2007 turned into a financial burden for the high-performing Tata Steel soon after the global recession began
Course Correction

The most-celebrated $12 billion acquisition, the largest by an Indian company, of Corus Plc in 2007 turned into a financial burden for the high-performing Tata Steel soon after the global recession began

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

jottings plus:

Spectrum Conundrum

Airtel and Vodafone have sought an extension of their licence till the spectrum is allocated to them. This may pose problems for Idea
Spectrum Conundrum

Airtel and Vodafone have sought an extension of their licence till the spectrum is allocated to them. This may pose problems for Idea

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

jottings plus:

Good Times For Equities Market

BSE sectoral indices grouping consumer durables, capital goods, auto and healthcare shares have all gained more than 45 per cent since January
Good Times For Equities Market

BSE sectoral indices grouping consumer durables, capital goods, auto and healthcare shares have all gained more than 45 per cent since January

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

Ad Verbatim

verbatim:

Quotable Quotes

What John Chen, Narendra Modi and Richard Branson, among others, said
Quotable Quotes

What John Chen, Narendra Modi and Richard Branson, among others, said

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

Transit Lounge

transit lounge:

‘Mobile Is The New Computer’

David Webster, president of Asia Pacific and Japan, EMC, talks to BW’s Anup Jayaram on how the company is looking to redefine the global IT market
‘Mobile Is The New Computer’

David Webster, president of Asia Pacific and Japan, EMC, talks to BW’s Anup Jayaram on how the company is looking to redefine the global IT market

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

Marketing & Advertising

marketing and advertising:

Balance In Personal Branding

There is much to learn from the masters of the trade who managed to fuse their personalities with that of their companies, says Ambi M.G. Parameswaran
Balance In Personal Branding

There is much to learn from the masters of the trade who managed to fuse their personalities with that of their companies, says Ambi M.G. Parameswaran

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

impromptu:

Cool Vibes From Lenovo

Many brands have taken the digital route, but Lenovo did something very different. It used pop art and Snapchat to get people talking about its new phone, Vibe2
Cool Vibes From Lenovo

Many brands have taken the digital route, but Lenovo did something very different. It used pop art and Snapchat to get people talking about its new phone, Vibe2

Full story will be available on 10-Nov-2014

The Social Media Scan

THE SOCIAL CIRCUIT:

The SOS Social Network

An off-the-grid smartphone app, debut of a crowdfunding platform, and more
The SOS Social Network

An off-the-grid smartphone app, debut of a crowdfunding platform, and more

Full story will be available on 11-Nov-2014

In Depth

ECONOMY:

India’s Dark Side

The Modi government is determined to bring back the black money stashed abroad. But should it not first do something about the rot within?
India’s Dark Side

The Modi government is determined to bring back the black money stashed abroad. But should it not first do something about the rot within?

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

ECONOMY:

The Realty Magnet

What is lost in this maze of government-speak is that real estate continues to be a preferred destination for investments
The Realty Magnet

What is lost in this maze of government-speak is that real estate continues to be a preferred destination for investments

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

ECONOMY:

The Gold Rush

Though gold prices are coming down, the 10 per cent duty continues to be the reason for gold being smuggled into India, say experts
The Gold Rush

Though gold prices are coming down, the 10 per cent duty continues to be the reason for gold being smuggled into India, say experts

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

ECONOMY:

Putting Up A Facade

The success of any government intending to regulate the play of unaccounted money lies in not leaving many loopholes for unscrupulous elements to use
Putting Up A Facade

The success of any government intending to regulate the play of unaccounted money lies in not leaving many loopholes for unscrupulous elements to use

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ECONOMY:

The Tender Trap

The first and foremost need is reintroduction of the Public Procurement Bill, with the basic features of the 2012 version intact
The Tender Trap

The first and foremost need is reintroduction of the Public Procurement Bill, with the basic features of the 2012 version intact

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

ECONOMY:

In The Name Of Charity

‘Not for profit’ is a generalisation used to define charitable institutes, trusts, religious organisations and even development organisations, says NGOs
In The Name Of Charity

‘Not for profit’ is a generalisation used to define charitable institutes, trusts, religious organisations and even development organisations, says NGOs

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ECONOMY:

Gains In Transit

Several other countries that give the benefit of anonymity as well as a light-touch regulatory mechanism, which make them a safe haven for investors looking to hide money
Gains In Transit

Several other countries that give the benefit of anonymity as well as a light-touch regulatory mechanism, which make them a safe haven for investors looking to hide money

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

ECONOMY: COLUMN:

Money Is The Mother’s Milk Of Politics

The government must weed out black money circulating in India
Money Is The Mother’s Milk Of Politics

The government must weed out black money circulating in India

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

Second lead

MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES: MUMBAI:

Life In The Fast Lane

A transport revolution and satellite hubs have gone a long way to steering the Island City out of its logjam
Life In The Fast Lane

A transport revolution and satellite hubs have gone a long way to steering the Island City out of its logjam

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES: OVERVIEW:

The ‘Smart’ Option

New cities may be the flavour of the season, but older urban clusters need attention too
The ‘Smart’ Option

New cities may be the flavour of the season, but older urban clusters need attention too

Full story will be available on 13-Nov-2014

MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES: DELHI:

Delhi: Undisputed Leader

Good infrastructure and an expanding transport network keep Delhi at the top despite the absence of an elected government in the last fiscal
Delhi: Undisputed Leader

Good infrastructure and an expanding transport network keep Delhi at the top despite the absence of an elected government in the last fiscal

Full story will be available on 13-Nov-2014

MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES: GURGAON:

Gurgaon: Rise Of The Dark Knight

Emerging from a spell of frequent power outages and transportation woes, Gurgaon zooms to the third spot
Gurgaon: Rise Of The Dark Knight

Emerging from a spell of frequent power outages and transportation woes, Gurgaon zooms to the third spot

Full story will be available on 13-Nov-2014

MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES: RANKINGS:

The 40 Most Competitive Cities In 2014

The 40 Most Competitive Cities In 2014

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Personal Wealth

PERSONAL WEALTH: BANKING:

Smile And Pay Up!

Banks are increasingly turning off the free-service tap and charging for everything. Is this daylight robbery?
Smile And Pay Up!

Banks are increasingly turning off the free-service tap and charging for everything. Is this daylight robbery?

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

The Last Page

THE LAST PAGE:

Rise Of The Rupee

How the rupee has performed against the dollar vis-a-vis other major currencies in 2014
Rise Of The Rupee

How the rupee has performed against the dollar vis-a-vis other major currencies in 2014

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

After Hours

LIBRARY: LEAD REVIEW:

Consumer Cues

The book shifts to this introspective space with a description of consumers in US that feel more isolated and lonely, all in a full chapter, says Sadashiv Nayak
Consumer Cues

The book shifts to this introspective space with a description of consumers in US that feel more isolated and lonely, all in a full chapter, says Sadashiv Nayak

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

LIBRARY: BOOK REVIEW:

Media Accountability

The book reads like a thriller telling the story from the perspective of a people’s editor, pesky, irreverent and difficult — all anathema to the journalism of the 1990s, says Chitra Subramaniam
Media Accountability

The book reads like a thriller telling the story from the perspective of a people’s editor, pesky, irreverent and difficult — all anathema to the journalism of the 1990s, says Chitra Subramaniam

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

afterhours:

On Top Of The World

High tea at the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
On Top Of The World

High tea at the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong is a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

gadgets:

More On The Note

Fourth time around, Samsung’s Note is topped up with features and specs and, finally, a design that satisfies
More On The Note

Fourth time around, Samsung’s Note is topped up with features and specs and, finally, a design that satisfies

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

People in the News

People In The News:

Out Of The Closet

Tim Cook, Andy Rubin, Bill Gates, Chris Viehbacher, and more
Out Of The Closet

Tim Cook, Andy Rubin, Bill Gates, Chris Viehbacher, and more

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

Editor's Note

editors letter:

Target Black Money Within

The list, submitted to the Supreme Court after much push and pull, has itself turned out to be a major embarrassment
Target Black Money Within

The list, submitted to the Supreme Court after much push and pull, has itself turned out to be a major embarrassment

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

Case Studies

case study:

Analysis: Of Templates And Targets

Schooling is about the play of what is spoken, insisted upon and what is communicated
Analysis: Of Templates And Targets

Schooling is about the play of what is spoken, insisted upon and what is communicated

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

case study:

Analysis: More Pixels, Less Picture

Education at school must teach students to connect the dots
Analysis: More Pixels, Less Picture

Education at school must teach students to connect the dots

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

case study:

Case Study: Built To Be Anxious

“Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased”: Jiddu Krishnamurti
Case Study: Built To Be Anxious

“Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased”: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Full story will be available on 12-Nov-2014

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