Business Today Archive Aug 5, 2012 Issue

Edition: Aug 5, 2012

Editor's Note
It is also illuminating to read about the journeys to the brink of the financial precipice and how companies - and more importantly the people who stand alone at the top, gazing at the gyrating compass - take that saving step back.
The book analyses accountability in public life and suggests ways of increasing it.
Starring: Palaniappan Chidambaram, Franck Fortet and Tarja Visan, Pia Singh and Syed Safawi
Leadership Spotlight
Rajeev Mittal, MD, Avaya India shares his leadership style.
The commodities exchange has achieved much in a short span. But its dependence on precious metals has also risen: gold and silver accounted for 49 per cent of the MCX's turnover in 2007 which rose to 63.7 per cent by 2011.
According to the latest BT-TeamLease Employment Outlook survey even companies that are stuck or facing a slowdown are not cutting back on hiring key talent in the middle to senior positions.
The cover story (Deal Chahta Hai, July 22) on the rise of boutique investment banks was an excellent one. The main advantage of dealing with these banks is the access they provide clients to experienced financial professionals.
By making face recognition an optional security feature, Android Ice Cream Sandwich has followed the growing trend of using human attributes as passwords to allow access to private information.
Scientists have broken fresh ground in their quest to unearth the basic building blocks of the universe with the discovery of the Higgs boson - known as the 'God particle'.
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