The slowdown's bite is apparent, but the hunger for a seat in any of
the top B-schools remains as strong as ever. Presenting the 2013
edition of Business Today
's survey of India's top B-schools, in
partnership with MDRA.
Most of us assume that IIM, Ahmedabad,
born 1961, is the oldest in the country. Not so. The oldest "business"
school is the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
in Kolkata. That is not the only gem we uncovered in this year's Best
B-schools survey, our fourteenth.
The recliner market in India is tiny compared to the West, but it is growing. While a basic PVC-upholstered single seat recliner comes for
just Rs 18,000 and a simple La-Z-Boy costs around Rs 29,000, you could
fork out up to Rs 10 lakh for chairs with bells and whistles.
Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag says the ADB thinks GDP will grow by 5.7 per cent in 2014/15, but it is not as if the tendencies in the Indian economy will go away magically after the elections.
BT gets many responses to its case studies. Below is the best one on Havells's acquisition of Sylvania (August 18, 2013).
Soon, residential spaces will become as intelligent as the people who live in them. So, are we ready for the future?
With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones, there are millions of
parents globally wondering if they are bringing up a generation of
technology-addicted - or even worse, technology-dependent - children.
No other car in recent times has created the sensation the Renault Duster has done in the Indian automotive industry. This predominantly European car has won over the Indian consumer. It has turbo-charged the compact sport-utility vehicle segment and revived the fortunes of Renault India.
As general elections near, a war of words has broken out between the
Congress and the BJP over the economic track record of their respective
governments at the Centre. Business Today's assessment shows that their
successes and failures even out.
Business Today brings together students to voice their views on a significant business, economy-related issue in this B-School debate.