Business Today Archive Nov 23, 2014 Issue

Edition: Nov 23, 2014

Cover Story

Why Indian CEOs' salaries have touched new highs

Why Indian CEOs' salaries have touched new highs

Indian CEO salaries are touching new highs as the war for talent gets fiercer. And compensation structuring is increasingly mimicking the salary innovations in the US.
Special
Vandana Luthra maintained a punishing schedule in the early years of VLCC, working from 5.30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, to make the venture a success.
Editors note
The salaries of CEOs and other top-level executives have really shot up over the last decade and a half. Our cover story this issue looks at how compensation at the top has changed.
Book

Walter Isaacson, who wrote the Steve Jobs book, tells us that teamwork matters more than individual brilliance.

People
Business Today brings you snippets from people who made news this past fortnight.
Leadership Spotlight
Business Today speaks to Alcatel-Lucent India President and MD Srini Sundararajan about his inspiration and his journey to success.
Features
In the festive season frenzy of online shopping, the big players have elbowed out the small ones, in more ways than one.
BT More
Presenting the very best in entertainment this November.
Letters
Business Today readers give their feedback on magazine coverage for November 9 issue, which featured the 2014 edition for BT500 Most Valuable Indian Companies.
Technology
VU Technologies has smashed the premium market of 4K TVs, with the launch of its 50-inch 4K TV at a market price of Rs 89,990 (available for Rs 84,058).
Case Study
This case study looks at how M-Pesa, a service that originated in Kenya, was tweaked for India and whether it can succeed.
Focus
The steps announced will increase govt income and cut subsidies, making it easier for FM to achieve his target of reducing the fiscal deficit to 4.1 per cent in 2014/15.
Chiaroscuro
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan has started paying dividends. SoftBank Corp Chairman & CEO Masayoshi Son has pledged a $10 billion investment in India's IT space.
Science
Using the AMPY alongside a half-hour run, for example, may provide three hours of smartphone recharge.

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