Business & Economy

Business & Economy

Macro-management with a pinch of micro-management: A Manager’s Perfect Recipe for #WorkFromHome

We all are going through an unprecedented time due to this Covid situation and no one knows when it will end. The majority of IT workforce has been asked to work from home until year-end. In fact, few companies have asked a certain portion of their employees to permanently work from home. Clearly, the entire team management game is going through a pivotal change phase. And to be successful, you need to come out of the traditional team management model

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Ajay Harinath Singh: Marrying entrepreneurship with philanthropy

The Chairman and Managing Director of Darwin Platform Group of Companies believes in hard work and the grace of God

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Govt must begin a minimum income guarantee for poor: Icrier paper

‘Had an MIG already been in place by early 2020, it would only have required a ramping up of the transfers to protect the incomes of the poor during the corona crisis’

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Monetary policy and the present trend toward all-round planning

Ludwig von Mises (1981-1973) wrote The Theory of Money and Credit, adding new dimensions to monetary theory in 1912. The book was revised later in 1952. He undermined the foundations of the monetary theories which were based on socialist doctrines. Excerpts from the book:

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A successful, virtuous entrepreneur and philanthropist

The Founder-Chairman of the Tirupati-based PCR Group of companies is a doyen in the logistics and rural warehousing sectors

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Rahul Bajaj to step down as Chairman of Bajaj Finance

Sanjiv Bajaj, currently the Vice Chairman of Bajaj Finance, will assume the position of Non-Executive Chairman with effect from August 1, the company said in a statement to stock exchanges

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“We are transforming the corporate gifting market” -- Mukul Vashisht, RR Solution

RR Solution adopts responsible business practises where change is the only constant. And right now, with the uncertainty around us, they have transformed their business model to support the present ecosystem in our battle against COVID19

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I, Pencil My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read

Leonard E. Read (1898-1983) was a zealous champion of liberty. He founded the Foundation Economic Education in 1946 and headed till his death. ‘I, Pencil’ is his most famous essay. This autobiography of pencil shows how intricately and unknowingly—almost as if guided by the Invisible Hand of market—countless people and processes get involved in the manufacture of something so simple that we don’t think about despite using it. First published in 1958, it gained enormous popularity for simply and beautifully explaining the functioning of free market.

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When two negatives cancel each other

Our political masters didn’t end the lockdown because they wanted to restore our Fundamental Rights but to make the economy function

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Unemployment woes increase because of lockdown

Joblessness continues to rise as firms fire employees amid lockdown

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How local entrepreneurship opens doors for migrant workers

With the constant support of the government, MFI organizations steadily grow not only ensuring income generation but also spreading financial literacy

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Carrying the great legacy forward: Ajay Harinath Singh

His grandfather Harinath Zamindaar Singh comes from Lava lineage. With such a glorious lineage, Singh is passionate for nation-building through strong business models. Hence, he directed to ram up all resources in India and globally to fight the Covid-19 crisis. The launch of testing and antiviral kits reflects his concerns of a social cause in the times of an emergency due to the pandemic. DPGC, with over Rs 41,000 crore network and 19 associate companies, operates in 11 countries.

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