Business Today Archive May 13, 2012 Issue

Edition: May 13, 2012

Cover Story

Olympics 2012: What the world should learn

Olympics 2012: What the world should learn

Britain is trying to use the Olympic project to create business opportunities for local companies in other countries. The country's obsession with creating a lasting legacy for the the significant sports events holds lessons for other aspiring host nations.
Special: London Olympics 2012
In our previous issue, we analysed the World Bank's outlook on farm commodities. Now, we weigh its take on base metals.
Editor's Note
With the London Games just three months away, Business Today decided to measure up to the Olympian credo of 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' (faster, higher, stronger) and pull together the cover package.
The Web, and social networking in particular, is destroying individual privacy, says this book.
Starring: R.H. Patil, Vidya Nataraj, Angad Paul, Frederick DeLuca, Ajay Banga and Jack Canfield
Leadership Spotlight
G.V. Prasad, Vice Chairman & CEO, Dr Reddy's Laboratories admires Steve Jobs.
Given that Tata Sons recently altered its retirement policy, requiring even the chairman to quit at 70, Chairman-designate Cyrus Mistry gets only 26 years and a few months to find greatness.
Your cover story, India's Best CFOs (Business Today, April 29) shows that the life of a Chief Financial Officer is difficult yet exciting, especially in trying economic conditions like the present.
BT More
An Australian Shiraz with nihari gosht? You'll bless the marriage once you experience the two do the tango on your palate.
Ministers Pranab Mukherjee and M. Veerappa Moily give away the awards to India's best CFOs.
Fourth-generation telecom technology gives India entry into a select club.
With hefty increments out of question this year, companies are finding novel ways to meet employee expectations.
Case Study
After successfully transforming the fortunes of Bacardi Thailand, Mahesh Madhavan took on the challenge of repeating the feat in India by hiring new talent, firing underperformers and steering the company to a new set of long-term goals.
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has posted a 21 per cent fall in fourthquarter net profit at Rs 4,236 crore. While RIL's total income rose 18.8 per cent to Rs 87,477 crore, its other income saw a jump of 150 per cent at Rs 2,295 crore.
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