Business Today Archive Nov 18, 2007 Issue

Edition: Nov 18, 2007

Cover Story

The best companies to work for in India

Six months of survey and analysis, 94 final participants, and hundreds of days of reporting is what it took to bring you stories of India's best employers.
Best companies in pictures
Money
As the festive season kicks off, it’s time to go discount shopping.
In This Issue
A recent survey by US firm PayScale says Masters degree holders in pure science streams, engineers and even Science and Commerce graduates are fast closing the gap and, in some cases, even earning more than management grads.
Special
This year, we fine-tuned the Survey to better capture nuances.
Editors note
Infotech companies have usually been at the forefront of innovative practices in human resource management besides offering their employees both - great career opportunities and good compensation.
Editorial
The Indian employee wants to be paid more. And this is not a phenomenon specific to the super-profitable IT companies, but manufacturing companies are reporting this as well.
Policy Watch
The why, what and how-to of policy making.
Noted

Events that rocked the world of economy. Satyam Computer Services acquires UK-based Nitor Global Solutions; the volume on the Indian foreign exchange market surges to $34 billion...

Deal Watch
Every month, we bring you a listing of the biggest deals struck by Indian companies in India and abroad.
Reporters Diary
Most of the bird-hits happen at the Mumbai airport. But with slums encircling it, making the airport safer or modern is a big challenge.
Book
A strategy don on management innovation.
Treadmill
Besides making you look good, a pump pushes muscles to their limits and can kick-start them into becoming bigger and stronger.
Leadership Spotlight
Trends

What industry's big-wigs said in different publications.

Current
For chief marketing officers like Jessie Paul of Wipro Technologies, the global IT arm of soaps-to-software conglomerate Wipro, the biggest challenge may lie in convincing a customer in faraway locations to send work to its swish development centres.
Features
At a time when promoters are either diversifying feverishly into sunrise areas or gobbling up assets internationally, Asian Paints is doing neither. Now, the company prefers to focus on what it knows best—paints and the domestic market.
Back of the Book
Take some chutzpah, add a high wackiness quotient and what you have is ‘creative’ business ideas from the new age entrepreneurs.
Columns
India Inc’s workforce is getting younger, and has vastly different aspirations. Employers that recognise and respond to these aspirations will emerge as the best companies to work for.
Jobs

Since you have only four years of work experience and have a diploma in Electronics, I would strongly recommend that you strengthen your resume with a full-time MBA from a good management institute.

Letters
This market not only has legs but also a seasoned mind and it will definitely fulfil the overall growth expectations.
60 minutes
Euro RSCG Worldwide Executive Co-Chairman Stephane Fouks speaks to Anusha Subramanian on his plans for the future and about the globalisation of the advertising business.

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