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The three golden rules of great business leadership

You’ve made it. You’ve taken a leap of faith and started a company. You got into this game because you like to keep moving, to keep making progress. And that’s just as well – your organisation needs to keep changing, growing and moving forwards too. But in terms of business leadership many fail. We all discover pretty quickly that the world ...

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Conversation we’re having on reservations isn’t the one we should have

A representational image of agitations for reservations for the Jat community | Source: Wikimedia Commons The government should end its embargo on caste data from the 2011 Census, and the Supreme Court should revisit its arbitrary limit of 50 percent on reservations. The demand for reservations for Jats in Haryana received another setback earlier this month when the Punjab and ...

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Government keeps steady outlook on Japan’s economy, seeing ‘moderate recovery’ for fourth straight month

The government on Monday maintained its assessment that the economy has been recovering moderately in September, boosting the likelihood of the current expansion becoming the second longest in the postwar period. The expression that the economy is “on a moderate recovery” was used for the fourth straight month. The Cabinet Office made no upward or downward revisions to its assessments ...

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Eagle Radio – News – Gender pay gap: Women managers earn £12k less than fellow men, study finds

Female managers are earning an average £12,000 less than their male counterparts, new research shows. Analysis of the salaries of the UK’s 3.3 million managers by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and XpertHR found the gender pay gap now stands at 26.8%. The gap – which includes salary and bonuses, as well as perks such as car allowance and commission ...

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Bi-Weekly Economic Review: As Good As It Gets

The incoming economic data hasn’t changed its tone all that much in the last several years. The US economy is growing but more slowly than it once did and we hope it does again. It is frustrating for economic bulls and bears, never fully satisfying either. Probably more important is the frustration of the average American, a dissatisfaction with the ...

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Arvind Panagariya’s advice to Modi- Just hold that fiscal stimulus: 5 key takeaways

“Any claims of fundamental weakness in the economy are so far unsupported by data,” says Arvind Panagariya. (Image: FE graphic) Arvind Panagariya, the former vice chairman of NITI Aayog advises the government against spending a huge amount on any fiscal stimulus, as he believes that the effort taken for fiscal consolidation so far may go down the drain. Further, the ...

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Why GST could lead to higher flight ticket prices

Airlines claim new levies under GST will saddle the industry with a burden of Rs 4,750 crore. Mumbai: Indian air carriers, who have been struggling with falling returns, claimed that the newly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) could lead to significant rise in operations costs and a rise in airfares. According to an article by the Economic Times, ...

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