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Leadership Instincts

Leaders Should Promote Diversity to Become Innovative
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Leadership Instincts
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 05:16:32 IST

Leaders Should Promote Diversity to Become Innovative

Leaders in any organisation should promote diversity in an organisation although it is challenging in the short term, according to Eileen Murray, co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund. If top leaders don’t make it a priority, it won’t get the kind of action and traction it needs,” she says. “The leaders need to be there through innovative change, in my opinion, to basically work through the challenges and difficulties.” Studies have proven that diverse populations produce much more innovation and much more change. She feels top leaders in financial firms need to do more to foster diversity- or risk falling behind in the race to innovate. The New York Times reported that “less than 10% of United States

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Leadership Instincts
October 01, 2019 Tuesday 10:41:41 IST
Managers Need to Understand AI's Impact on Business

Managers Need to Understand AI's Impact on Business

Although much hype and fear is being made about Aritificial Intelligence (AI), managers need to have realistic understanding of its impact on their business, according to MIT Sloan professor Thomas W.Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence. The 2018 AI Index report found increased interest in the topic

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Leadership Instincts
October 01, 2019 Tuesday 08:23:14 IST
Customer Experience to be Affected If Employees Not Involved In Decision Making

Customer Experience to be Affected If Employees Not Involved In Decision Making

It is better for managers to involve employees in decision making process, according to Katie Bach, Managing Director at the Good Jobs Institute quoted in MIT Sloan Website. Bach who was the director of global strategy at Starbucks recounts a crisis the company faced when it launched Mobile Order and Pay for its customers

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Leadership Instincts
October 01, 2019 Tuesday 07:01:04 IST
How Women Can Find Success in Daily Negotiations

How Women Can Find Success in Daily Negotiations

Women have to deal with a variety of situations in daily life that require negotiation skills and the three challenges they face are with respect to balancing self-advocacy and communality, managing difficult emotions and overcoming interpersonal resistance. According to a study reported in Harvard Business Review, women were reluct

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Leadership Instincts
May 28, 2019 Tuesday 05:49:43 IST
More Academic, Extra-Curricular Engagement Helps College Students Attain Success

More Academic, Extra-Curricular Engagement Helps College Students Attain Success

Students who involve more in academic. research and extra-curricular activities are poised to attain success due to better critical thinking and analysis.

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees- Munshi Premchand Quotes

Policy Updates

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Policy Indications
September 02, 2019 Monday 12:52:29 IST
Teachers Should Not Invite Students Home: Madras University

Teachers Should Not Invite Students Home: Madras University

Madras University has banned teachers inviting students to their home as per a circular issued to prevent sexual harassment. The guidelines issued by the University Registrar stated that teachers inviting students home without approval will be dealt under the rules governing sexual harassment. The circular has also banned students from bei

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Policy Indications
August 30, 2019 Friday 09:55:57 IST
Ease of Doing Business Should Also be Applicable for Street Vendors

Ease of Doing Business Should Also be Applicable for Street Vendors

The policy of Ease of Doing Business should not be just to help the elite set up big business or for ensuring more Foreign Direct Investment. It should also help the bottom of the pyramid entrepreneurs. Most often they are challenged by the local police and law enforcement agencies. Huge penalties are imposed or they are just driven away f

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 10:40:10 IST

Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data

Scientists have started using virtual realty tools nto for gaming or entertainment but to analyse and comprehend data. "In the future, a scientist might be working on their desktop, and then they could just grab a pair of virtual reality glasses, or they may even be already wearing regular glasses that enable VR, and then start manipula

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Technology Inceptions
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 06:19:00 IST
eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination. Titled eDantseva, the website and mobile application was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health.The Union Health Minister also released the Braille booklet and Voice over on

Best Practices

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Education Information
October 11, 2019 Friday 04:01:27 IST
Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

The B.Sc teachers training program is going to held in TDC IISc challakere campus from 22nd November to 12th December 2019 in the following subjects : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology . Download application form and Send your application form to gajananaj@iisc.ac.in on or before 20/10/2019

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Education Information
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:24:02 IST
Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

A 'Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition' was held to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology. The exhibition has been organised in collaboration with a technology start-up under incubation by IIT, namely, M/s Vizara Technologie

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table October 04, 2019 Friday 09:46:10 IST
Teaching in The Time of AI

Teaching in The Time of AI

India's education system has come a long way since the Gurukula system of learning that provided undivided attention of the teacher for each student. The Pallikkutam system, considered more inclusive, reportedly gave opportunities for children from all strata of society to learn. The present organized system of education is a legacy of the Brit