Description : Why is it that airline tickets booked well in advance are always cheaper? How would Phoolan Devi and Veerappan react to a case of Prisoners’ Dilemma? Professor Satish Y. Deodhar explains the dynamics of pricing with respect to demand and supply, and the various market structures like perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligarchy through everyday examples and case studies.
Description : If you are among those who tremble and break into a sweat at the thought of facing an audience, or hesitate in offering an opinion, you are not alone. When this happens a few times, we begin to feel that spoken communication is not our forte and we begin to avoid it as far as possible, and when we cannot avoid it, we go through it anyhow, reconciled to not making much of an impact. Prof Meenakshi Sharma in Speak With Impact shows you how to get results and to leave a mark. Interactive, accessible, and with a host of useful examples, Speak With Impact equips you to sharpen your ability to leave an impact on others with your every interaction..
Description : How was IIMA born? Who were the key players? What has made it synonymous to success? These questions become even more relevant as the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) marks its Golden Jubilee year in 2011. Established in 1961, IIMA is the first Indian business school to achieve international recognition. In 2002, Economist Intelligence Unit’s list declared IIMA as the most selective management school in the world. And in 2011, IIMA has been ranked number 7 in Financial Times (FT)’s global ranking of Masters in Management Programme. In this well researched and timely book, Prafull Anubhai charts the journey of this premier institution from its inception to what is it today—the construction of its iconic campus by American architect Louis Kahn, policies and processes that set the benchmark, exemplary leadership exhibited by its various chairmen and directors, and the vision and future challenges for the institute. In The IIIMA Story, Prafull weaves all the threads together to present a vivid history of one of India’s greatest pride that has shaped the lives of many individuals through generations.
Description : The Persuasive Manager argues compellingly that strategic communication lies at the core of leadership, and helps organizations run smoothly and effectively. It explains persuasion and how managers should balance their ability to persuade and exercise authority without being authoritarian. With its wealth of real-world illustrations, scenarios and tips, The Persuasive Manager is the perfect communications roadmap for all managers.
Description : Have you wondered why international business seems magically simple in text books but inescapably complex in reality? With international business pushing horizons, cross border activity is rampant and national boundaries are getting blurred. Economies have opened their doors and globalization is the watchword of the hour. Strategies for the Future explores the opportunities of a mingling world with remarkably discerning anecdotes and hands you the tools to master international trade. Professor Ajeet N. Mathur helps you formulate assumptions and make decisions under uncertainty in response to differences in business environments, national competitiveness, and regional and global strategies of other business players. As part of a competitive global village, this book is indispensable for any manager or entrepreneur bounding forward in the promising world of international business.