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Diverse Talents In A Team Makes A Qualitative Difference In The Field Of Innovation - 04/01/2015

Mr. Aggarwal emphasizes the pressing need of recognising the value of a harmonious team work coming from the members with a varied background. Such teams provide a suitable platform for various ideas to fuse into a new trend of innovation. INSEAD- 30 March 2015- Vikas A. Aggarwal, an assistant professor at the institute of INSEAD which was originally based at Château de Fontainebleau, in France,...

Unconsciousness of Persuasion - 03/31/2015

Not everybody is fortunate enough to have this gift. There is just a handful of gifted by nature people who know how to capture the audience's attention, how to win over the undecided and how to dissuade opposition. It is not about only the ease with which they use personal charm and eloquence to persuade others to do what they want, but the zeal with which people perform required tasks. It is...

Boutique Investment Banks Catch Up With Finance Giants - 03/30/2015

Want to buy a new asset? Go to Boutique Investment Bank! Experts draw attention to the latest trend in the M & A market: such a big deals like a merger of Kraft Foods and Heinz now are not organized by giant banks but the so-called Boutique Investment Banks. New Era? We are used to reading that well-known banks, like, for example, JP Morgan Chase, have become IPO underwriters or advisors in...

“Last But Not The Least”- Goodbye Is Equally Important - 03/28/2015

Solomon writes that a few memorable parting words are the key to win a customer’s heart. The beginning and the concluding impressions ensure a healthy consumer-retailer relationship. Forbes’ contributor- 20 March 2015- Micah Solomon, a consultant of customer service, offers insightful advices of the experts on the said subject. Entrepreneurs and managers all aim at providing a memorable customer...

Facebook Plans Big for Reinventing Messenger - 03/26/2015

Facebook imbibed excitement through its reinvention of how billions of users communicate with each other. Facebook revealed its plan for expanding its foothold throughout internet by means of video advertisements. This announcement was made in the F8 Developer Conference held in San Francisco. The Facebook messenger will act as a key element of social network’s strategy. The company declared a...

Dealing with Negative Comments - 03/26/2015

Is it worth to listen to the negative reviews on social networks? How does such criticism affect a brand? How can we strengthen our position as create a wall against ill-wishers and network trolls? Brands, like people, are often dismiss the negative. Every time you get a negative, it's a clue. People get annoyed when their expectations they did not meet with: showing a beautiful movie or quality...

E-mails: Friend or Foe? - 03/24/2015

Manager performance depends not only on how well it works with e-mail and numerous technological gadgets, but also on knowledge when and why turn the chatting off, say Henry Mintzberg and Peter Todd, professors at McGill University. The new reality has a very specific impact on the management of the companies, although so far there were quite a few of researches on this topic. Managers at all...

The main motivator - 03/20/2015

Any parent can tell you that the surest way to turn a child's delight in fury is giving a child a candy, and then turn around and offer two candy to his sister. So great pleasure suddenly turns into a big insult: "Why does she have more? It's not fair! "And every personnel manager will tell you that there’s no much difference in business world. - That is why MBA send lists of the average wage,...

Mastery of Negotiating - 03/18/2015

If you are trying to close a big deal or get a better price from the supplier, then you probably need an expert advice on how to win the negotiations. Do you think the confidence, courage and perseverance are the keys to victory in the negotiations? Then your bargaining skills need to be rebooted. Over the past ten years, the literature on this issue has come to the conclusion that you have to...

Are We Making Decisions, Or Making Decisions Work - 03/17/2015

Taking decisions and making decisions may sounds similar but that similarity ends there. Read on to find out key factors which influence our decision making process. There is a clear difference between making decisions and taking decision and making them work. Take for example the following scenario, you buy a particular company’s stock in order to invest in that business. You have made that...
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