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Getting fit for the future
01 Dec
2012
  • Posted by DR. TARA THIAGARAJAN
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It is important for organisations to continue to be valuable and saleable. To do so, companies need to tap into their network of partners and train together to stay ahead of the market

You’re hired? Not so easy!
01 Aug
2012
  • Posted by DR. TARA THIAGARAJAN
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A college degree does not necessarily guarantee good skill sets useful in a work environment. To change that, companies and educational institutions need to work together to develop a curriculum to ensure a more productive workforce. Going one step further, industry professionals need to double up as faculty members - all possible in today’s digital world

The hidden key to productivity
15 Mar
2012
  • Posted by DR. TARA THIAGARAJAN
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Every company worries in some way about how to make people more productive. To do this, most companies normally focus on two things: training – building knowledge and skills, and technology. No doubt this does yield returns. However, there is something else, perhaps even more powerful, that is largely ignored – flow of information

An entrepreneurship school with a difference
25 Feb
2012
  • Posted by S. Prem Kumar
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Madhu Viswanathan, Professor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S. has been working on an ambitious project – that of educating a large number of low-income micro-entrepreneurs who cannot read or write

Scrap the MBA
15 Dec
2011
  • Posted by Dr. Tara Thiagarajan
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What we need are Masters in Enterprise Building (MEBs)

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