management science

Jiangsu Group tops list of China’s top-500 private companies (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's largest privately owned steel company Jiangsu Shagang Group has topped the list of its top 500 private companies in 2010, a media report said Tuesday.With a ... Read more...

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China releases list of top 500 private companies


October 12th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A list of China's top 500 private companies in 2010 was released Tuesday with Jiangsu Shagang Group topping the list, a media report said.With a revenue of ... Read more...

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Top business school INSEAD names Dipak Jain as next dean


September 20th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading international business school INSEAD has named noted Indian-American academician Dipak Jain as its next dean, succeeding J. Frank Brown, who will step down in March ... Read more...

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High testosterone levels linked to self-destructive CEO behaviour in M&As


September 9th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Higher testosterone levels have been linked to higher aggression levels in men, and now a study indicates that in CEOs negotiating mergers and acquisitions, increased levels are linked ... Read more...

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Faster employees inspire colleagues to bolster output


June 16th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 16 (IANS) You wouldn't think that there would be much similarity between a hockey line and an automobile assembly line. However, University of Alberta (UofA) management-science researcher Ken Schultz says ... Read more...

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Companies lure auditors to walk slippery road of irregularities


June 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Concern about preserving their reputation can cause auditors to travel on the slippery road of irregularities that ruined not only Enron but auditing firm Arthur Anderson, says a ... Read more...

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Restriction of foreign IT professionals can hurt US businesses: Study


May 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that if skilled foreign IT professionals were restricted from working in the United States, it would actually affect American workers, as it would lead ... Read more...

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Indian American student wins WSJ’s Daniel Pearl internship


February 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Devin Banerjee, an Indian American student at Stanford University, has been awarded the 2010 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Internship, which will have him working in one of the ... Read more...

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People prefer to hear good news and bad news separately


December 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): When small gains and large losses occur together, communicating "I have some good news and some bad news" is better than combining the messages, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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Iraq troops’ posttraumatic stress disorder rate as high as 35pct


September 15th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A high volume of military personnel serving in Iraq are expected to seek treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because the rate among armed forces may be as ... Read more...

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Indians aren’t the only ones to have been attacked: Police


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena BhandariSydney, June 2 (IANS) Students from India are not the only ones to have been attacked in Australia, the police say, as the Indian community here points out that some ... Read more...

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Cordiality key to strong working relationship among supply chain partners


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): When it comes to cementing strong working relationships among supply chain partners, cordiality and mutually beneficial arrangements can be more important than hard-negotiated deals, according to a ... Read more...

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Top experts from 140 countries join to solve growing water challenges


August 15th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Over 2,500 top experts from 140 countries will gather from August 17-23 at the 2008 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, to find solutions for the growing ... Read more...

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Don’t try to hire that star from the other firm


July 30th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Managers seeking to prise star performers away from competitors might rue their decision later and the star is likely to be as unhappy, finds a new study. In ... Read more...

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South Asian appointed dean of reputed US B-school


May 29th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 29 (IANS) A South Asian American professor has been appointed dean of the reputed Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. The university announced last ... Read more...

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Software designers create complex products to further their careers


May 20th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that many software designers intentionally create unnecessarily complex products that do less to serve their companies and customers than to advance their ... Read more...

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PM to address Vaishno Devi University convocation Friday


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) As Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) here gets ready to receive Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday it is with great expectations. Vice chancellor Narender Kumar Bansal hopes ... Read more...

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IT investments at fortune 1000 companies riskier than ordinary capital investments: Study


December 30th, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 30 (ANI): A study of Fortune 1000 companies led by two Indian-origin researchers at the University of California at Irvine suggests that investments in information technology carry more risk than ... Read more...

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