GMR Group founder G.M. Rao feels it is important to attract and retain the best professional talent, but he gives much weight to family input as well.
Arun Bharat Ram ensures conflicts are nipped early Arun Bharat Ram ensures frequent family lunches, outings and even vacations so that the bonding between family members remains strong.
Dalmia feels the Indian family structure is a huge emotional and social asset Puneet Dalmia, 38, Managing Director, Dalmia Cement, explains why it is
important for business families to look closely at issues relating to
family, business and governance.
M.V. Subbiah is opposed to family businesses having written constitutions. M.V. Subbiah spent a year at the Kellogg School of Management in the US, researching familyrun businesses.
Family businesses in India are evolving Family businesses in India are evolving unique models that blend rigid rules with flexibility.
Speculators are driving the volumes chart in exchange-traded currency derivatives Speculators are scorching the volumes chart in exchange-traded currency derivatives, but hardly anyone is hedging.
Ministers who got key roles in the latest Cabinet reshuffle Ministers who got key roles following the latest Cabinet reshuffle.
'Most Indian business families are on a discovery-driven journey' In the past few years, Indian family businesses have demonstrated
remarkable interest in transforming themselves as professionally-run,
growth-oriented, entrepreneurial ventures.
R.K. Upadhyay believes BSNL can bounce back The tsunami in 2004, also destroyed - along with much else - a large clock at the Bharat
Sanchar Nigam Ltd telephone exchange in the Andaman and
Nicobar Islands. BSNL insiders often link the start of the firm's downfall to that
Flexibility is the key for Godrej family Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group says flexibility is key to run a succesful family business.
Professionals run the show at Dabur As per the constitution adopted by the Burmans, none among the new generation gets an easy entry into the Dabur India board.
Indians in US head back home to set up start-ups Indians who have studied or worked in the US are coming back home in hordes to become entrepreneurs. Simple business ideas are more likely to work here than in the US.
The Agarwals and the Goenkas make governance a bigger challenge Two generations of two separate families, the Agarwals and the Goenkas,
run it, making governance a bigger challenge than it usually is for
Widespread protests bring land acquisition to a halt
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A Bill amending the old land
acquisition law is slated for introduction in the forthcoming monsoon session
of Parliament. BT examines key issues the amended legislation must