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New Arrivals (Sept-Oct 2004)


Books  Articles  CII Publications  |  Directories  Annual Reports

BOOKS

Book of Records

Title : Limca book of records 2003 
Pub. Details : The Coca-Cola Company, 2003
Notes :

Limca book of records 2003 explores the world of fascinating information on India, finds little known facets that turn ordinary people into incredible achievers.

Keywords :

Limca book of records


Diplomacy
Title :

Engaging India : diplomacy, democracy and the bomb

Author : Strobe Talbott
Pub. Details :

Penguin, New Delhi 2004

Notes :

Engaging India is the fascinating first-hand story of the diplomacy conducted between the United States and India after the nuclear tests, From June 1998 to September 2000, in what was the most extensive dialogue ever between the two countries, US Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott and Indian Minister for External Affairs Jaswant Singh met fourteen times in seven countries on three continents.

Keywords :

Diplomacy , Foreign affairs , United States and India , Nuclear tests


Doing Business - Bangladesh
Title : Summary of Taxation rules in Bangladesh 
Pub. Details : Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka, 2004
Notes :

Taxation rules in Bangladesh.

Keywords :

Bangladesh , Taxation rules


Doing Business - Hong Kong
Title :

Made by Hong Kong

Author : Suzanne Berger & Richard K Lester (eds.)
Pub. Details :

Oxford University Press, Hong Kong,1997

Notes :

This book studies the Hong Kong industry and its future and does a sectoral studies on textiles , electronics industry, IT, biotechnology, capital markets and manufacturing industries.

Keywords :

Hong Kong, Industry , History , Biotechnology , IT , Textiles , Capital markets , Manufacturing industry


Doing Business - Malaysia
Title : 21st century Malaysia
Pub. Details : Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute , Kuala Lumpur , 2004
Notes :

Reference guide for investors , corporate leaders , researchers and all those who wish to know more about Malaysia in the 21st century.

Keywords :

Malaysia , Doing business , Foreign investment


Doing Business - Poland
Title : How to do business with Poland
Pub. Details : Embassy of the Republic of Poland , New Delhi , 2003
Notes :

Deals with various issues relating to doing business with Poland.

Keywords : Doing business with Poland , Foreign investment

Industry - Automobiles - India
Title :

One hundred twenty-eighth report on provisions and prospects of auto policy as announced by the Government of India, Department of Heavy Industry.

Pub. Details : Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi, 2003
Notes :

Committee report suggesting the Government for comprehensive Auto Policy for the benefits of Automotive industry fulfilling their expectations and actual requirements.

Keywords :

Automobiles industry , India , Committee report


Industry - Cosmetics - India
Title : InMc's cosmetics beauty and herbal products directory
Pub. Details :

Institute of Natural & Modern Cosmetech, Faridabad, 2004

Notes :

Directory of cosmetics beauty and herbal products manufacturers and suppliers.

Keywords :

Cosmetics industry , Beauty industry , Herbal Product , Perfumery , Ayurveda , Homeopathy , Unani , Exporters and importers , Packaging


Industry - Glass and Ceramic - India
Title : Impact of liberalisation / implementation of agreements under WTO on glass and ceramic sectors
Author : Dr G U K Rao
Pub. Details : NISIET, Hyderabad, 2004?
Notes :

This report does a SWOT analysis of the glass and ceramic industry in India and provides recommendations for addressing the problems faced by the industry.

Keywords :

Glass and ceramic industry , India


Industry - Zippers - Taiwan

Title : 2004 members directory of the Tiwan Zippers Manufacturers Association
Pub. Details : Taiwan Zippers Manufacturers Association, Taiwan, 2004
Notes :

Membership directory of the Tiwan Zippers Manufacturers Association.

Keywords :

Zippers industry , Taiwan , Membership directory


Information Technology
Title : Does it matter ? : information technology and the corrosion of competitive advantage
Author : Nicholas G Carr
Pub. Details : Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 2004
Notes :

Does IT Matter? explains how technological, economic, and competitive forces are combining to transform the role information technology plays in business, with profound implications for IT management and investment as well as strategy and organization. Drawing on rich historical and contemporary examples, it lays bare the romantic myths that have come to surround computer hardware, software, and networks, and it provides practical advice for how companies can capitalize on the commoditization of IT.

Keywords : Information technology , Innovation , Competitiveness

Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations
Title : Macroeconomic Management and fiscal decentralization
Author : Jayanta Roy (ed)
Pub. Details : The World Bank, Washington DC, 1995
Notes :

This publication consists of a set of papers prepared for a Senior policy Seminar on Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in China held in Dalian, China in September 1994. The book reviews the fundamental principles underlying a system of good intergovernmental fiscal relations; examines the development of the Chinese system of fiscal relations up to and including the reforms of January 1994; evaluates intergovernmental fiscal arrangements in a range of countries with the purpose of drawing lessons for China; and presents views of Chinese and foreign experts on China's fiscal relations problems.

Keywords :

Intergovernmental fiscal relations - case studies , Center - state relationships , Decentralization in government


Textile Crafts
Title : Sari to sarong : five hundred years of Indian and Indonesian textile exchange
Author : Robyn Maxwell
Pub. Details :

National Gallery of Australia, 2003

Notes :

Compilation of Indian and Indonesian textile craft, some dating from as early as the 14th century..

Keywords :

Textile crafts - India , Indonesia


Electronics
Title : Bharat Electronics Limited : surging towards the dawn of another golden era
Pub. Details :

Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore , 2004

Notes :

Pictorial essay to commemorate various milestones BEL has crossed in the last 50 years.

Keywords :

Bharat Electronics Limited , History , Profile


Economic Reforms - India
Title : Doing business in India : political , social and cultural overview
Pub. Details : Center for the Advanced Study of India , University of Pennsylvania , 2004
Notes :

This report outlines the economic reforms made by the National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) during 1999 - 2004  in India.

Keywords : Economic reforms , NDA , India

Foreign Relations
Title :

People , progress , partnership : the transformation of US - India relations ,  

Pub. Details : Embassy of the United States of America , New Delhi , 2004
Notes :

Presenting an overview of the Indo - US relations from 1998 to 2004.

Keywords :

 Foreign relations , Indo - US relations , India and USA


Foreign Trade
Title :

Focus Africa Programme 2004 - 2005 : a programme for developing and enhancing India's trade with Africa

Pub. Details : Ministry of Commerce & Industry , Government of India , 2004
Notes :

Commerce and Industry Minister, Government of India announced the Focus Africa Programme with a focus on seven countries of Sub-Saharan Region on 31st March 2002 with a view to enhance India's trade with Africa. This book documents the initiatives taken by the governments during 2003-04 and presents a bilateral trade statistics of India with the African countries.

Keywords :

Foreign trade , India - Africa , Bilateral trade , South Africa , Nigeria , Mauritius , Tanzania , Kenya , Ghana , Ethiopia


Title : Focus Africa Programme 2003 - 2004 : a programme for developing and enhancing India's trade with Africa
Pub. Details : Ministry of Commerce & Industry , Government of India , 2004
Notes :

Commerce and Industry Minister, Government of India announced the Focus Africa Programme with a focus on seven countries of Sub-Saharan Region on 31st March 2002 with a view to enhance India's trade with Africa. This book documents the initiatives taken by the governments during 2002-03 and presents a bilateral trade statistics of India with the African countries.

Keywords :

Foreign trade , India - Africa , Bilateral trade , South Africa , Nigeria , Mauritius , Tanzania , Kenya , Ghana , Ethiopia


Title :

Focus CIS Programme 2004 - 2005 : a programme for developing and enhancing India's trade with CIS

Pub. Details : Ministry of Commerce & Industry , Government of India , 2004
Notes :

Commerce and Industry Minister, Government of India announced the Focus CIS Programme with a focus on 12 countries of CIS Region on 1st April 2003 with a view to enhance India's trade with CIS. This book documents the initiatives taken by the governments during 2003-04 and presents a bilateral trade statistics of India with the CIS countries.

Keywords :

Foreign trade , India - CIS , Bilateral trade , Russian Federation , Ukraine , Moldova , Georgia , Armenia , Azerbaijan , Belarus , Kazakhstan , Uzbekistan , Kyrgyzstan , Turkmeninstan , Tajikistan


Healthcare
Title : Challenging the Indian medical heritage
Author : Darshan Shankar and P M Unnikrishnan (eds.)
Pub. Details : Foundation Books , Centre for Environment Education
Notes :

The book is an attempt to introduce to the lay reader the medical traditions that exist in India.

Keywords :

Healthcare , Rural India , Medical science , Ayurveda , Medicine , History , Folk medical tradition , India


Housing - Rural
Title : Typical design of rural housing
Pub. Details : Institute for Steel Development & Growth , Kolkata , 2003
Notes :

Project report on designing rural housing in India.

Keywords : Rural housing - Design , India , Housing construction

Leadership
Title : Good to great
Author : Jim Collins
Pub. Details : HarperCollins, New York, 2001
Notes :

In Good to Great Collins, the author of Built to Last, concludes that it is possible, but finds there are no silver bullets. Collins and his team of researchers began their quest by sorting through a list of 1,435 companies, looking for those that made substantial improvements in their performance over time.

Keywords :

Leadership , Strategic planning , Organisational change , Technological innovations - Management


Management

Title : 31st AIMA - Naval Tata National Management Convention [30 Sept - 1 Oct 2004 : Mumbai]
Pub. Details :

Ministry of Commerce and Industry , Department of Commerce , Government of India, New Delhi, 2004

Notes :

This compendium of articles complements the proceedings of the Convention. Their articles are on various subjects related to the theme such as the potential of India's people, the role of corporations in fulfilling the aspirations of people, the aspirations of Indian business leaders to make a mark on the international stage and the ways in which leaders nurture and align the aspirations of people to produce transformational change.

Keywords :

Business transformation , Change management


Manipur
Title : Manipur : gateway to the Southeast Asia...
Pub. Details : Government of Manipur , Imphal , 2004
Notes :

Provides information about potential sectors for investment , policy framework , thrust sectors , project profiles of Manipur.

Keywords : Manipur , Doing business , Project profiles , Domestic investment

Market Opportunities
Title :

Emerging market opportunities in India

Pub. Details :

Hong Kong Trade Development Council , 2004

Notes :

Studies India's emerging market opportunities specifically for the Hong Kong investors.

Keywords :

Doing business in India , Market opportunities , Investment sectors


Migrant Workers
Title :

Migrant workers and human rights : out-migration from South Asia

Author : Pong-Sul Ahn (ed.)
Pub. Details :

International Labour Organisation ( ILO ), New Delhi, 2004

Notes :

The economic consequences and social aspects of out-migration from South Asia raise a number of vital issues. This book brings to light a number of those issues pertaining to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The country specific papers analyze the trends and nature of the out-migration, examine the socio-economic impact of migration on both sending and receiving countries, highlight the human and labour rights of migrant workers, and finally understand the trade union responses to migration-related issues. A book with full of policy implications.

Keywords :

Migrant workers and human rights , Labour rights , South Asia , Migration


Population

Title : The state of world population 2004
Pub. Details : United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA ), New York , 2004
Notes :

On 13 September 1994 in Cairo, after nine days of intense debate, the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) adopted a wide-ranging 20-year action plan that delegates and commentators hailed as opening a new era in population. This report takes a stock of the plan progress in the last 10 years.

Keywords :

Population , World population , Reproductive health , Mortality , Education , Statistics


Rajiv Gandhi
Title : Eternal Rajiv : epitome of humanity
Author : Shyam Goenka
Pub. Details : Resurgent India, New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

This book has accounts of Rajiv's persona , his speeches , his quotes , tribute offered to him by eminent personalities , and a wide array of images and pictures.

Keywords : Rajiv Gandhi , Photographs , Speeches , Sonia Gandhi

TATA
Title : J R D Tata : Keynote
Author : S A Sabavala and R M Lala (eds.)
Pub. Details : Rupa & Co., New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

Collection of speeches delivered by J R D Tata on various occasions, and his statements to shareholders as the Chairman of the Tata Group.

Keywords :

J R D TATA, Speeches


Title :

J R D Tata : letters

Author : Arvind Mambro (ed.)
Pub. Details :

Rupa & Co., New Delhi, 2004

Notes :

Divided into seven sections, the collection contains letters to eminent political and economic personalities, scientists and artists of his time like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, C. Rajagopalachari, Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi, Henery Kissinger, G D Birla, Shri Ram, David Rockefeller, Homi Bhabha and Yehudi Menuhin.

Keywords :

J R D TATA , letters


World Development Report
Title :

World development report 2005 : a better investment climate for everyone

Pub. Details : The World Bank and Oxford University Press , Washington, DC , 2004
Notes :

This report argues that improving the investment climates of their societies should be a top priority for government. The report draws on surveys of nearly 30,000 firms in 53 developing countries, country case studies, and other new research.

Keywords :

Investment , Development , Indicators , Development indicators


DIRECTORIES

Business Directory - Vadodara
Title : VCCI industrial directory 2002
Pub. Details : Vadodara Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Vadodara, 2004
Notes :

Directory of industries in Vadodara for the year 2002.

Keywords :

Vadodara , Industrial directory


Business Directory - Singapore
Title :

Times Business Directory of Singapore: 2003 - 2004 (123rd edition)

Pub. Details : SAE Institute, Singapore, 2004
Notes :

Business directory of Singapore for the year 2003-2004

Keywords :

Directory , Business assistance , Government agencies , Conventions , Exhibitions , Trade Associations , Singapore , Professional bodies , Classified , Cabinet , Ministries , Suppliers


ARTICLES AT A GLANCE

 

1

The dragon and the eagle : a survey of the world economy [The Economist, 2 October 2004)

The article examines whether the world economy can sustain its stunning pace of growth?

2

Perpetual motion : a survey of the car industry [ The Economist, 4 September 2004]

A special 14-page report on international cars and their makers

3

The best b-schools [in the world] / by Jennifer Merritt [BusinessWeek, 18 October 2004]

Exclusive rankings of the top US and international MBA programs 

4

Tech's future / by Steve Hamm [BusinessWeek, 27 September 2004]

The author predicts that the next 1 billion customers will come from China, India, Brazil, and other developing nations. The technology industry will never be the same.

5

Stop wasting valuable time / by Michael C Mankins [Harvard Business Review, September 2004]

Companies routinely squander their most precious resource - the time of their top executives. The author presents seven techniques that will help your management team make better and faster decisions.

6

How global brands compete? / by Douglas B Holt, John A Quelch, and Earl L Taylor [Harvard Business Review, September 2004]

When a brand is marketed around the world, that fact alone gives it an aura of excellence - and a set of obligations. To maximize the value of global reach, companies must manage both.

7

The 21st century supply chain [Harvard Business Review, October 2004]

The articles argues that the companies that focus on making their supply chains faster or more cost-effective won't stay ahead of rivals. Building a supply chain that is agile, adaptable, and aligned is the key to gaining the upper hand. A case study of Whirlpool is presented as a proof.

8

Seven surprises for new CEOs / by Michael E Porter, Jay W Lorsch and Nitin Nohria [Harvard Business Review, October 2004]

The seven surprises highlight realities about the nature of leadership that are important not just for CEOs but for executives at any level and in any size organisation.


CII PUBLICATIONS

1

The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act & Rules (as on 1.10.2004) / edited by D S Chadha

Special features of the book include: Procedure of transaction of business bye-laws of C.C.F.S., Government of India notifications, and Important judgement citations.

2

India's broadband economy: vision 2010 (volume 1 & 2)

This document covers the summary of the key findings and recommendations with respect to the following core questions posed at the beginning of this study; such as the broadband vision for India, need for such a vision and the roadmap to achieve this vision. The report scans international experiences and draws conclusions for India, examines the technology options and possible business models, reviews deployment of content and applications internationally, makes the case for broadband for rural India, and attempts at modeling the economic benefits of broadband for India.

4

Manufacturing Council : directory of members 2004

Provides complete contact details of the council members

5

Retail India 2004 [29-30 September 2004: Mumbai] 

Background paper of the Retail India conference on the theme "Creating demand : how modern retail can drive consumption"

6

An investors' guide to North Eastern region

This document aims to collate and encapsulate important information that investors need while assessing the North Eastern Region a destination for investment.


ANNUAL REPORTS

1

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of External Affairs , Government of India)

2

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Department of Internal Security , Jammu & Kashmir Affairs , States and Home , Ministry of Home Affairs , Government of India)  

3

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare , Government of India)  

4

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Coal & Mines , Department of Coal , Government of India)  

5

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Finance , Government of India)

6

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Steel , Government of India)  

7

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation , Government of India)  

8

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises , Government of India)  

9

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Rural Development , Government of India)  

10

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Water Resources , Government of India)  

11

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Labour , Government of India)

12

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Small Scale Industries , Government of India)  

13

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Agro & Rural Industries , Government of India)  

14

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Department of Atomic Energy)  

16

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Department of Ocean Development , Government of India)  

17

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Coal & Mines , Department of Mines , Government of India)  

18

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation , Ministry of Agriculture , Government of India)  

19

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution , Department of Food and Public Distribution , Government of India)  

20

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment , Government of India)  

21

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Civil Aviation , Government of India)  

22

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Textiles , Government of India)

23

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Shipping , Government of India )

24

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Law and Justice Government of India)  

25

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Personnel , Public Grievances & Pensions , Government of India)  

26

Annual Report 2003 - 2004: linking India (Ministry of Road Transport & Highways , Government of India)  

27

Indian Railways Annual Report 2003-2004  

28

Annual Report 2003-2004 (Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs ,Govt of India)  

29

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation , Government of India)  

30

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals , Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers , Government of India)  

31

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Commerce & Industry , Department of Commerce , Government of India)  

32

Annual Report 2003 - 2004 (Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas , Government of India)


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