Business Today Archive May 15, 2011 Issue

Edition: May 15, 2011

Money
With interest rates on home loans climbing, here are some tips for borrowers to deal with the situation.
Editors note
Corruption certainly seemed to be strangling the Incredible India magic this fortnight. It began with nationwide conniption over corruption as Anna Hazare broke his fast and the govt agreed to set up a joint committee to draft a new Jan Lokpal Bill.
Reporters Diary
Kushan Mitra makes a new entry in his bucket list and ticks it off immediately. A boat ride on the Congo River.
Book
Executives must learn early how to handle power, Linda Hill tells Somnath Dasgupta.
People
People in news: Kerrie Peraino, Simon F. Cooper,n Raj Nayak, Sean Covey, Simon F. Cooper
Leadership Spotlight
Executive Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, Dr Prathap C. Reddy talks about his leadership style.
Features
T.V. Mohandas Pai's departure shows up the faultlines at the hallowed Infosys.
Columns
Former chief Justice of India M.N. Venkatachaliah says till we don't strengthen the institutional safeguards of Constitutional democracy, no amount of curative institutions such as Lokpal, Ombudsmen and the like, will be of much use.
BT More
The new Passat might look similar and even feel the same, but look closer and it's a brand new car with great tech.
Jobs
More and more of them, especially multinationals resuming expansion plans that had been put on hold during the economic slowdown of 2008/09, are looking to hire Indians and post them across continents.
Letters
Even as horrific images of the disaster that struck Japan continue to linger in our minds, we can just wonder what would happen if a similar disaster were to strike India.
Technology
There is no doubt that emails and the Internet can be used as an instrument for communication by terrorists and that India has been a victim of terrorism for years. But the country has much more to gain from unfettered access than having thousands of people snoop through citizens' chats and email.
Case Study
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in the world to have tasted success in all formats of cricket, and that too in just four years. The Team India skipper likes to keep it simple, relying on instinct and self-belief to bring home the laurels.
Focus
As Indian family businesses become multinational enterprises, they need to refine their succession procedures, says S. Manikutty.
Chiaroscuro
Surendra Pipara (left) of Reliance ADAG, Unitech Wireless MD Sanjay Chandra (centre) are among the latest businessmen to join former telecom minister Andimuthu Raja in jail.
Executive Health
Cardiac ailments are rising among executives and should not be taken lightly.

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