Business Today Archive Apr 15, 2012 Issue

Edition: Apr 15, 2012

Cover Story

Sans Pfizer, Biocon stays buoyant

The news of the Pfizer split comes at an inopportune time for Biocon, which reported a 16 per cent drop in net profits for the three months to December last year.
Special
Key observations of the finance minister in his Budget speech and thereafter.
Editors note
Caprice and cowardice were both on display last fortnight. Ten days after a bunch of state election results delivered a hard punch in the Congress party's solar plexus, Pranab Mukherjee delivered a Budget for 2012/13 that was simultaneously retrograde and revanchist.
Book
A student-turned-faculty member recounts the 50-year long saga of IIM Ahmedabad.
People
Starring: Sameer Shariff, Rob Rees, Uday Vir Singh, Sangayya Rachayya Hiremath, Shantanu Narayen
Leadership Spotlight
Rajiv Lall, MD & CEO, IDFC Ltd says he prefers delegative, participative and authoritative lifestyle.
Features
From the farm to the factory, every link in the cotton supply chain is struggling. The responsibility for this mess lies with the government.
BT More
Britain and India are prisoners of anachronistic traditions. While one struggles with MPs drunk on subsidised wine, the other insists on keeping official banquets 'dry'.
Event
A captivating final brings the 17th BT-Honda Pro-Am of Champions 2012 to an end.
Technology
Display technology is pushing the barriers of visual perception.
Careers
As an increasing number of enterprises adopt cloud computing, the number of jobs in application development will increase. Of the 13.8 million jobs created globally, two million are expected to be in India. However, it is essential for IT engineers to be ready to adapt.
Focus
Alpha Pup means trendsetting young people. Important targets for marketing to this age group
Chiaroscuro
Mahindra Satyam's CEO C.P. Gurnani and Tech Mahindra's Vice Chairman and MD Vineet Nayyar announce the merger of the two companies in Mumbai.
Smart executive
Enjoy the honeymoon period, but prepare for a reality check too.
LBS Case Study
This case study, by the London School of Business, explores the problems the company faced and how it continues to tackle the challenges.

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