Business Today Archive August 30, 2015 Issue

Edition: August 30, 2015

Cover Story

How Ola, Uber are making other taxi firms irrelevant

How Ola, Uber are making other taxi firms irrelevant

Both are using their war chest to offer incentives to drivers and discounted fares to riders. Traditional radio cabs and small-time operators are struggling to match up.
Editor's Note
Ola and Uber are burning cash and they have no immediate plans to turn profitable either. They are chasing market share.
Newsmakers: Featuring Vinita Gupta, Ashish Bahuguna, Rohit Ohri and others.
Leadership Spotlight

India's first DTH service provider, Dish TV, has started making profits after a long wait of 11 years. The Chairman of the Rs 2,733-crore company, Jawahar Goel, tells Ajita Shashidhar about the company's challenging journey. Edited Excerpts:

The bell curve demands organisations to classify employees under three categories: high, average and low performers.
The central government's Make in India initiative and a spurt in interest shown by angel investors and venture capitalists to fund tech hardware start-ups might just give the much-needed boost to the industry.
Business Today readers share their feedback on the magazine's coverage -
Has technology really levelled the playing field between small and big companies? A power-packed panel in Bangalore debated the subject with gusto.
General Motors CEO Mary Teresa Barra explains the US automaker's changing approach to the Indian car market.
Motorola's Moto G (3rd generation) isn't about specifications but the user experience.
The fabric of HR needs to change, believes Sanjay Mehta, MD of Teleperformance India. This is why the Indian arm of the $3.7 billion global outsourcing firm decided to take a hard look at its people practices.

India Inc. has been very kind in distributing profits to their investors, but there is huge inconsistency between their profit and dividend payout growth.

Quick takes on major events that happened recently.
CEIBS Case Study
Business was anaemic in the last two months of 2008, and the company failed to reach its revenue target of RMB 27-30 million for the year; instead annual income was RMB 25 million.

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