global management

Infosys to acquire management consultancy firm Lodestone


September 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) IT major Infosys Monday announced it will acquire Zurich-based Lodestone Holding, a leading global management consultancy firm, in an all-cash deal to expand its presence in ... Read more...

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Fewer women at top due to glass ceiling: Women entrepreneurs


August 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Although more and more women are joining the workforce in India, a glass ceiling is keeping them away from top positions, women entrepreneurs feel.Participating ... Read more...

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Carborundum Universal turns acquisitive in South Africa


June 19th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Abrasives major Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI) Tuesday announced the signing of a binding agreement with Austrian company RHI to acquire the latter's wholly-owned fused minerals subsidiary ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 3G services in Congo


October 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Telecom service provider Airtel Tuesday said it has launched its third generation (3G) mobile telephony service in Congo."Today's launch follows the successful application and issuance ... Read more...

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Private equity firm Apollo to invest Rs.2,250 crore in Welspun group firms


June 29th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) One of the world's leading private equity firms, Apollo Global Management will infuse about Rs.2,250 crore in Welspun Corp Limited (WCL), a leading pipe manufacturer and ... Read more...

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CII to set up control room to monitor projects work (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will soon set up a "control room" to monitor time-bound execution of infrastructure projects to sustain the growth momentum in ... Read more...

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Microsoft will focus on product line: Ballmer


May 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Corp will focus on developing its product line and plans to release revamped operating system for mobile phones by the year-end, Chief Executive Steve ... Read more...

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Electric mobility an alternative in big cities: McKinsey


January 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 20 (DPA) Electric and hybrid cars could become a realistic alternative to vehicles fitted with a combustion engine in megacities during the coming five years, according to a study ... Read more...

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IBM tops in securing US patents in 2009


January 13th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) IBM, which has a global management centre here, has emerged as the world's most inventive firm by securing 4,914 US patents in 2009, the global IT major said ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods scandal costs sponsors $12 bn


December 30th, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 30 (DPA) Tiger Wood's sexual indiscretions have not just wrecked his marriage and his squeaky-clean reputation. They also wreaked $12 billion worth of havoc on the companies that ... Read more...

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IBM wins 10-year deal with Gujarat bank


December 28th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) IT major IBM India has signed a 10-year information technology (IT) services agreement with Sardar Bhiladwala Pardi People's Cooperative Bank in Gujarat, the company said Monday. "The operational expenditure ... Read more...

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Obama appoints former Indian TV news anchor to key post


October 30th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has appointed Suresh Kumar, an Indian-American with expertise in public-private partnership who worked as a news anchor in India for 15 ... Read more...

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New IIMs won’t dilute brand image: Sibal


August 29th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday that the setting up of new IIMs won't dilute the brand image of these prestigious business schools. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves seven new IIMs (Lead)


August 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A year after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's promise, the government Thursday approved seven new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) to give a boost to higher education. Among ... Read more...

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India top retail destination for investors: AT Kearney


June 15th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 15 (IANS) India has emerged the most attractive retail destination for investors among 30 emerging markets, says a report by US-based global management consulting firm AT Kearney. According to the company's ... Read more...

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Iran to present new proposals soon: Ahmadinejad


April 27th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 27 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Monday that Tehran would soon present its new package of proposals aimed at resolving the country's nuclear standoff. In an interview to ... Read more...

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Dutch university to open learning centres in India


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Bringing global management education to the doorsteps of Indian students, the Netherlands-based Wittenborg University (WU) is planning to open its learning centres in India in the next few ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy concludes deal with Daiichi


November 7th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories has completed its deal with the Japanese pharma company Daiichi Sankyo, the two companies said Friday. In a regulatory statement, the companies ... Read more...

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Railways to set up global management institute


June 18th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Railways are going to set up a Rs.500 million institute in the capital to train students in railway management. "The institute, which will be called ... Read more...

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Vietnam overtakes India as top investment destination: study


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India has lost its top position as the most attractive emerging market destination for retail investment to Vietnam, according to a study by global management consulting firm ... Read more...

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India third most attractive market for apparel retailers


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India has emerged the third most attractive market destination for apparel retailers, according to a new study by global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. India comes after ... Read more...

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Middle East poised for dramatic growth


May 27th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 27 (IANS) The Middle Eastern economy is poised for remarkable growth with potential investment capacity, in both private and public sectors, reaching approximately $4 trillion, according to a global management ... Read more...

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‘Nurture entrepreneurship to eradicate poverty’


February 21st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Only through entrepreneurship and not doles can a country alleviate poverty, said C.K. Prahalad, India-born global management guru. Speaking at the launch of T.S. Srinivasan Chair Professorship of ... Read more...

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