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May 19, 2009
There are companies in many sectors that are bucking the overall hiring trend. These are financially-strong companies that want to be more competitive in the market. Upping the hiring momentum, these companies discover a slowdown is a good time to cherry-pick talent. Saumya Bhattacharya, E. Kumar Sharma & N. Madhavan report.


Rahul Sachitanand
April 30, 2009
For the first time since the dotcom bust, infotech majors face the prospect of decline in revenues and profits. What does this mean for the future of IT services, tech jobs and tech stocks?


Anand Adhikari
April 30, 2009
Slowdown is a time to refrain from the adventurous and return to the safe, tried and tested. Here’s a walk through what’s once again in flavour and what’s gone out the window.


R. Priyadarshini
April 2, 2009
Dubai gorged itself on a decade-long construction boom that has imploded now. A recovery will mean giving up its opulent habits and focussing on real drivers of growth.


www.businesstoday.in
April 2, 2009
Lean manufacturing, just-in-time or toyota Production System (TPS) are hallmark management philosophies that have dominated production practices since the 1950s.


Suman Layak
March 19, 2009
The swiftness and the savagery of the global downturn have caught business by surprise—the bigger the corporation, the bigger is the surprise. But few analysts expected Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Group to be hit. After seven years of a heady upcycle, Reliance Industries finds itself hemmed in a downturn that’s perhaps the worst ever since it went public 31 years ago. Suman Layak reports.


Anand Adhikari
March 19, 2009
In the boom times, promoters had to just say a price, merchant bankers nodded, and investors blindly lapped up those initial public offerings. Today, however, much of those thousands of crores is either still lying unused or being deployed in areas not indicated in the issue prospectus.


Shamni Pande
March 19, 2009
Despite the appalling gaps in the delivery mechanics—cold chains, warehousing, processing centres and logistics—there is enough today to make entrepreneurs tackle specific projects in the farm-to-the table value chain. Entrepreneurs and investors are making most of the business opportunities that abound in the farm-to-fork value chain. Shamni Pande reports.


Rachna M. Koppikar
February 19, 2009
As equity remains in the dumps and debt an expensive proposition, private equity finds its place in the sun. But in today’s sombre times, the rules of the game are different, and decidedly in favour of investors.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
February 19, 2009
Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power has bagged three of the four ultra mega power projects that have been awarded by the government. Has it bitten off more than it can chew?


Sanjiv Bhattacharya
February 19, 2009
When it comes to creating luxury furniture for the stupendously rich, the House of Raro leaves no stone unturned. Sanjiv Bhattacharya reports on a bar that raises the bar on ostentation.


www.businesstoday.in
February 5, 2009
Their collective size is equivalent to that of a mid-level Indian corporation. Yet, the big four auditing firms— EY, PwC, KPMG, Deloitte Tuche Thmatsu— have a crucial role in policing the bookkeepers of India Inc. Big cheese Vs small frySome don’t like it bigThe problem withinThe bloodhounds of bookkeepingInside the secret world of auditing


www.businesstoday.in
February 5, 2009
In every game there are dark horses and the stock market is no exception. In the 2004-07 bull run, it was the mid-cap and small-cap stocks which outperformed the broad market.


Suman Layak
February 5, 2009
The sharp drop in crude prices comes as a boon to some sectors, and a curse to others. The big question, though, is: How long will this softness last?


www.businesstoday.in
February 5, 2009
BT speaks to 11 of the brightest minds on Dalal Street and gets them to identify their favourite long-term value picks in 2009. These stocks are only for long-term investors.


Kushan Mitra
February 5, 2009
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed AlMaktoum, the US-educated 50-year-old Chairman of the Emirates Group, which operates the Dubai-based international carrier Emirates, believes that the airline is “one of the vehicles on whose virtue Dubai has reached where it has today”.


www.businesstoday.in
December 25, 2008
BT asks the who’s who of India’s corporate world—as well as some professionals and leaders from other fields for good measure—to jog their memory and recall the best advice they ever got. What the advice was, who gave it to them and when, and how it helped them.


www.businesstoday.in
November 27, 2008
Can the ‘King of Good Times’ survive the turbulence in the current aviation downturn? In an exclusive interview that started well past midnight and continued for over two hours at his residence on Delhi’s tony Sardar Patel Marg, Mallya shed light on what has been dragging Kingfisher down and how he will get the airline flying high again.


K. R. Balasubramanyam and Kushan Mitra
November 27, 2008
Vijay Mallya’s aviation business has landed in a sea of red. Mallya has a survival plan, but he may need to look at drastic options to stay afloat. K. R. Balasubramanyam and Kushan Mitra go into the details.


Virendra Verma
November 27, 2008
The pioneer of organised retail is counting on “conscious consumption”—rather than “conspicuous consumption”—to see his group through the slowdown.


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