Management

Bschools’s myth

Focus on business education and career prospects has been intensified further after the lethargy in progress of software industry in India. Management education, once part of commerce stream, emerged as independent discipline and wooing all the graduates irrespective of  their educational background at graduation.Now, more than 2000 Bschools have been to India and shaping management executives to meet the requirement and challenges of modern India. With the advancement of globalization, International Bschools like Yale, Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford planning to open up franchises in India. In vice versa, IIM is planning to go global despite there is domestic deficit of standard management graduates.

IIM’s were started in the very year 1961 with the co-operation of Massachuts Institute of  Technology and Ford foundation.IIM’s have been playing crucial role in the development of management education across India. In the year 1991, Indian has shifted its stand from socialist to regulated market system by adopting LPG policy. Prior to 1991, Indian organizations and companies had been dominated by kins and scions of business emperors. Requirement for standard management graduates increased due to need to cope up with the global competition, business environment and to build a strategic alliances between east and west.

Another pandemic faced by Indian Bschools is their inability to produce successful entrepreneurs in India unlike western countries.Indian business graduates prefer managerial and supervisory jobs by demanding tens of lakhs as annual pay, most of them are not ready to start entrepreneurial ventures.Though some of entrepreneurs are hitting the mainstream market but they are not surviving in long run, except the scions who have strong financial and market dynasties. I will give an example of Indian entrepreneur Sabheer Bhatia’ long  Journey. He has started hotmail in the late 1980’s much before the arrival of google in internet market. He had to sell major stakes of his company to Microsoft for hectic amount. He would have emerged as the global internet giant among Microsoft, Google,Yahoo and Twitter, if he retained his stakes.

It was Mc caulay who introduced English education to meet the requirement of clerical jobs in India, are we still practicing the  Mc caulay model of education even after 60 years of Indepence..

Survey reports  have interesting versions on the myth of MBA degrees. According to a list of best performing CEOs by the Harvard Business Review, 36 out of the world’s top 50 chief executive officers do not hold a masters degree in business administration. Bschools have been facing practical problems of Lack of faculty, excessive commercialization, lack of standard methodology, infrastructure etc.

Harvard business review lamented the management of Bschools claiming that they have been neglecting the area of CSR and Business ethics at the curriculum of business education. Satyam and Raja ratnam scandals signifies the importance of corporate social responsibility and  ethics at business. Here the arguement is, how far Indian Bschools committed to teach the importance of CSR, Business ethics, economic nationalism and  social welfare to their students. We must not forgot Birlas and Tatas credibility and commitment  towards the nation and people.



Economy, Society

25 million children may go hungry

International Food Policy Research Institute predicted  twenty five million children will go hungry by 2050 due to global warming.  Global economic depression, terrorism and pandaemic diseases added fuel to this worst crisis particularly in under devoloped countries of Africa, Middle East and Asia. FDI and charity funds inflows to under developed countries  have been declining from the last year.  Excess agricultural investments could bring down malnourishment rate of children among developing and developed countries.Last week, G 20 industrial nations made discussions how to invest some $20bn pledged for food security which promised earlier year. London based Gaurdian news paper published a fascinated insight into dynamics of poverty, food production and capitalism. Guardian claims Eliminating the millions of tonnes of food thrown away  annually in the US and UK  could lift more than a billion people out of hunger worldwide.

History

Anarkali & Shashi Rekha

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You may wonder how far Anarkali and Shashi Rekha related as there is no connection between them at any cost .Real relation associated with them is a myth. No credible source is identified to justify Anarkali’s love with Saleem and Abhimanyu’s love with Shashi Rekha. Akbar’s son Saleem was none otherthan Jahangir who got married to “Manbhawati Bai” “Princess Manmati” “Nur Jahan” and Abhimanyu got married to Virata king daughter Uttara. Despite flaws, both the themes have been successfully commercialized by Bollywood and Tollywood production teams by delivering historical hits of “Mughal-e-azam” at Bollywood box office and “Maya Bajar” at Tollywood box office.One thing is made clear, filmy audience always adhere myths but not truths.

Politics

Jagan to address mob at Paavurala Gutta

Y.S Jagan, blue eyed boy of Andhra pradesh Congress (excluding seniors), is going to address heavy crowd at Paavurala Gutta where Y.S.Rajashekara Reddy hacked to death in a helicopter mishap. Pro Jagan camp is still continuing their attempts and lobbying despite no positive signal has been recorded from high command. Actor Raja shekhar and his wife actress Jeevita criticized congress seniors who abstaining Jagan to become CM by influencing high command. Duo also said Jagan is well enough eligible to continue his father’s legacy.

Twitter

Good morning to all

India again lost the match..

What happened to Indian cricket, will India see the same failures experienced after 1983 world cup ?

Politics

Another two eye theory

 

Y S Jaganmohana Reddy, president of the newly born YSR congress party, is adopted the similar approach of Chandra Babu two eye theory and congress chaotic handling.  Jagan says,  in the party plenary meeting at Idupulaya, YSR congress party is understood the the Telangana sentiment and its intensity among the masses.  He says,  YSR congress is not in a position to give or to obstruct the Telangana state.

People of Telangana and Seemandhra regions were anxious to know the party stand of YSR Congress, they were in a hope Jagan will announce a clear and lucid stand unlike Chandrababu and congress. Jagan words shattered their dreams and hopes. Jagan  was cautious and calculative in using the terminology when he was  describing his party stand on Telangana.  He did not make clear whether his YSR congress party  will support or denounce  Telangana state.

Now, it is pretty clear,  Jagan has  joined the bandwagon of  conventional political parties which have been politicizing the very essential issue for their electoral interests in the respective regions.

An interesting twist is Jagan admonished Chandra babu and Congress party for their indecisiveness regarding Telangana. Jagan must realize  whether he has moral right to criticize the respective political parties as he himself emerged another indecisive creature in Andhra Pradesh politics.

We are not in a position to give Telangana or stop Telangana. But YSR Congress respects Telangana sentiment.It is responsibility of the Central government to give a solution satisfying all sections because the power to make a new state also lies only with the Central government.

–  Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy, President, YSR Congress Party

Politics

Ideology deviated ?

 

Parakala Prabhakar, political unemployee who came of out from praja rajyam party, found solace in organising workshops and seminars in ‘vishalandhra mahasabha’  which founded in the last month. No matter is available, till now, who has funded this organisation. But, the organisation has succesfully attracted the intellctual faces including K.P.S Gill, Kuldeep Nayyar and Sanjaya Baru.

Parakala Prabhakar, alumni of prestigious London School of Economics, has entered politics by joining Congress. Later, he has served in BJP, TDP and PRP. He could not get a mp  seat in PRP.  He made a foul cry on PRP by referring it as  ‘piosonous tree’ by showing his anguish for not getting ticket.

Before joining PRP,  he used to host the famous TV programme  pratidwani which has acclaimed positive reports and feedback from the different sections. After his political debacle in PRP, he has again tried to test his luck as anchor, but the attempt remained wild goose chase.

Dual standards of Parakala

Parakala was with BJP, when it made a resolution of  ‘oka votu rendu rastraalu’.  But, no information is available which suggests Parakala objected with the BJP decision of  favoring seperate state to Telangana. During his tenure as Chief Spokes Person in PRP, he made numerous statements supporting the cause of Telangana state.

“We want the State to be divided like brothers in a family. We respect the ‘atma gouravam’ and ‘atma abhimanam’ of the Telangana people and we said we will never come in the way if separation is necessary”

– Parakala as a PRP  chief spokes person

Why such mediocrity, dual standards and opportunism presents in Parakala, I could not understand.  He did not utter a single word/statement against Telangana when he had been to various political parties and as a popular anchor. Did money make such strategic ideological shift in Parakala?

“The BJP stand on the matter is very clear from the beginning. We have taken one line on Telengana that in 1997 BJP had passed a resolution on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. BJP has always been in favour of smaller states. It is in favour of Telengana”

Nirmala Sitharaman, Spokes person, BJP

An interesting aspect about Parakala is, his wife Nirmala Sitaraman is acting as spokes person of Bharatiya Janatha Party which raising the slogan of  Telangana state at national level. How can Parakala convince other people despite his own wife is indirectly supporting the Telangana state ? Parakala can only answer the inevitable and pertinent question.

History

Anarkali & Shashi Rekha

MayaBazar_Old1957.aspx

You may wonder how far Anarkali and Shashi Rekha related as there is no connection between them at any cost .Real relation associated with them is a myth. No credible source is identified to justify Anarkali’s love with Saleem and Abhimanyu’s love with Shashi Rekha. Akbar’s son Saleem was none otherthan Jahangir who got married to “Manbhawati Bai” “Princess Manmati” “Nur Jahan” and Abhimanyu got married to Virata king daughter Uttara. Despite flaws, both the themes have been successfully commercialized by Bollywood and Tollywood production teams by delivering historical hits of “Mughal-e-azam” at Bollywood box office and “Maya Bajar” at Tollywood box office.One thing is made clear, filmy audience always adhere myths but not truths.