Business Today Archive Dec 11, 2011 Issue

Edition: Dec 11, 2011

Market rumours often rattle share prices. Here's how you should react to the buzz.
Even a decade after the sector opened up to private companies in 2000, nobody is rejoicing except LIC, which still enjoys 69 per cent market share. Be it customers, agents, the regulator or the promoters of private life insurers, everybody has a sob story to tell. They can see exciting times only if the government relaxes FDI guidelines to 49 per cent.
Editor's Note
For four years now, Business Today has partnered the Monitor Group to document and analyse innovative Indian companies.
Reporters Diary
Indians are spending more and more on imported spirits as they acquire a taste of the world.
This book by two London Business School professors is gung-ho about India-centric innovation.
Starring: Manisha Girotra, Neelam Chhiber, Ashish Joshi, DR Arunachalam Murugiah Arun
Leadership Spotlight
Timex Group's Vass Dev Wadhwa admires business leader Jack Welch
BT More
As the days turn shorter and the nights grow long, fashion fights back with a vengeance and emerges bolder, spunkier and more vibrant than before.
Political considerations appear to be throwing the government's price decontrol experiment off course. Price revisions seem to be dictated by political rather than economic calculations.
India's Best Banks 2011 (November 27) was one of the most comprehensive surveys conducted of the country's banking landscape.
It was all about having fun at the Kolkata chapter of the BT-Honda Pro-Am tournament.
Anonymity on the Net is a thin cloak and getting thinner.
NGOs have realised the need to train their mid-level leaders in worldly skills.
The gloves are off: Usually, Indian industry praises the government in public and saves its grievances for closed-door meetings.
Smart executive
Sometimes business leaders need to shun e-mail and step out of the office.

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