there are forces beyond the common manís ken at work behind the volatile
behaviour of the stockmarket. For one, there are speculative forces. Then,
there are macro- economic ones, like the oil crisis. And then, there is
the behaviour of international bourses.
It professionalised way
ahead of its peers and uses the latest management techniques, but is
trapped in several low-growth businesses.
The global networking
major is hoping its focus on the access end of the network will net it
significant business in India.
ISPL Scorned The Market
Gilletteís main Indian
subsidiaryís act of merging two other subsidiaries with itself does
benefit someone: Gillette.
A mix of clever positioning and innovative products
helps the Italian candy maker do well in India.
A Happy Aria
BPL may be the king in the television market, but
BPL-Sanyo Tech comes cropper in the audio one.
Tangled Telecom Skein
Global realignments have made a mockery of old-e
regulations in the telecom sector.
JV Goes Bust
The DCM-Remy alliance is on the rocks, and for all
the usual reasons.
The company has quietly finalised its strategies for
the two-wheeler market. A BT exclusive.
Heís low-profile, but he
heads the $20-billion Honeywell, which, just incidentally, has big plans
A performance monitor of
the BJPís economic leadership, and a poll on what CEOs think of it.
Forgive the cliche, but there are miles to go.
Itís been battered by
the satellite channels, and eroded from within by poor leadership. Now,
under interim CEO R.R. Shah, Doordarshan is scripting a turnaround (note:
itís still at the storyboard stage).
A focus on performance, a
disregard for experience, and other new-e trends spell the death of the
Tata And The Internet
The countryís largest
business group is using the Net to improve operational efficiencies in
existing businesses, and, at the same time, exploring several new
That Take Your Life
Spiralling cost of treatment has made medical
insurance a must. But to snatch its full benefits, it's important to read
the fine print.
Thing You Always Wanted To Know About Debit Card
A debit card primer.
Case Of Strategic Acquisition
Threatened by obsolescence and
stagnant profits, Total's batteries division mulls an acquisition. Jardine
Fleming's U.R. Bhat, Andersen Consulting's Mukul Gupta, and
electricmela.com's S. Jain debate for and against the move.
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