Business Today Archive December 27, 2009 Issue

Edition: December 27, 2009

Special
"The pace of change in the knowledge arena will be killing: knowledge will constantly render itself obsolete. First-class corporate universities will dot the horizon. Competing companies will bunch together to set up knowledge networks. Collaborative consortium learning will be the name of the game"
Editors note
The evidence for this decade being India's best matters less than the reasons for it. Because while the first decade of 21st century has surely been India's best, the next is likely to be even better.
Book
A global downturn, job cuts, shrinking markets— and you haven't been reading? Whether you are a busy CEO or a trainee manager, here's a nutrient-rich spread of business classics. Here are top-selling business books of the five leading publishing houses, not listed in the order of sales.
Features
Intense competition is pushing Indian mobile phone firms to scope scenarios where they don't charge for voice calls. Even if that doesn't play out exactly to script, broadband access is set to be the next big thing for the consumer and industry — and, the country.
Columns
In the long run, MFIs will probably resolve into two segments — the developmental MFIs and commercial MFIs.
Jobs
A war for talent, gravity-defying salaries and skyrocketing training budgets marked India's job market in the first decade of the millennium. All these will intensify in the next.
Letters
Indian banks escaped the bloodbath that savaged American and European banks in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Event
The 15th anniversary of BT Pro-Am of Champions draws an impressive CEO crowd in Bangalore.

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