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New Arrivals (March 2005)


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BOOKS

Agriculture
Title :

SEA handbook 2005 on Indian vegetable oil industry and trade

Pub. Details :

The Solvent Extractors' Association of India , Mumbai, 2005

Notes :

The handbook is a complete reference book on Indian vegetable oil industry and trade.

Keywords :

Vegetable oil industry , Statistics , India , Trade , SEA membership directory


Agriculture

Title : Agriculture market intervention policies: trends and implications in a new regime
Pub. Details : National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development ( NABARD ), Mumbai, 2004
Notes :

The study intends to explore nature and functioning of government intervention in agriculture output markets by first going into the genesis of interventionist policies of government in the agriculture output markets, taking stock of policy changes that have been accomplished over the last two decades and evaluating their compatibility with external trade. Thereafter, it analyses essentiality of interventions in the present situation, tests integration of world and domestic commodity markets and raises issues and concerns over the role of government in the output markets vis-a-vis agricultural sector.

Keywords :

Agriculture market intervention policies


Business and Human rights
Title : Embedding human rights in business practice
Pub. Details : United Nations Global Compact and UNCHR, Geneva, 2005
Notes :

It provides informative examples of how companies from different sectors and in different political and geographic contexts have already benefited from human rights guidance and how they have contributed to uphold these rights.

Keywords :

Business and human rights


Competitiveness
Title : Made in India: a study of emerging competitiveness
Author : Subir Roy
Pub. Details : Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Made in India is a study of Indian best practices. It looks at the globally competitive Indian sectors and companies, and seeks to find out what made them competitive in the first place; what makes them tick today; and the future holds for them.

Keywords :

Indian industry , Competitiveness , BPO , ITES , Pharmaceuticals , Dairying and dairy products , Contract research , Biotechnology


Defence
Title :

Indian defence yearbook 2005

Pub. Details :

Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, 2005

Notes :

An account of the activities of the Indian defence sector for the year 2005.

Keywords :

National security , India , Global military cooperation , War against terrorism , Defence expositions , Weapon systems and equipment , Force profiles , Defence finance and procurement


Entertainment Industry
Title : Indian entertainment industry: focus 2010 - dreams to reality
Pub. Details : CII - KPMG , Mumbai , 2005
Notes :

This study presents a critical analysis of Indian entertainment industry on key sectors: films, television, music and radio, highlighting its potential and key trends to be expected with sharing insights on developments, impact and opportunities.

Keywords :

Indian entertainment industry , Films , Television , Music , Radio


Entrepreneurship
Title : How to change the world : social entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas
Author : David Bornstein
Pub. Details : Penguin, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

How to Change the World tells the fascinating stories of remarkable social entrepreneurs from the United States to Brazil, from Hungary to India. This book is an inspiring read and an invaluable handbook.

Keywords :

Success stories , Social entrepreneurs


Environment

Title : A handbook on Safety and occupational health standards
Pub Details : Confederation of Indian Industry, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This handbook is a compilation of useful information on air quality standards, noise pollution, occupational exposure limits, and water effluents..

Keywords :

Healthcare standards, Safety and occupational health standards , Energy and environment


Environment

Title : Environment manual for hotels and restaurants in India
Pub. Details : Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India, New Delhi, 2003
Notes :

This manual seeks to provide reference material, implementation tools, best practices and other useful information for the implementation of a sound environment policy in the hotel or restaurant.

Keywords :

Hotel and restaurant industry , India , Best practices , Environment management systems , Environmental legislation


Foreign Direct Investment
Title : World Investment Report 2004
Author : UNCTAD
Pub. Details : United Nations, New York, 2004
Notes :

The World Investment Report 2004 looks at the shift towards services and examines the challenges and opportunities that arise for development.

Keywords :

Foreign direct investment , FDI and service sector , FDI growth , FDI in services , Corporate service , National and international policy


Foreign Relations

Title :

Making sense of Chindia: reflections on China and India

Author : Jairam Ramesh
Pub. Details : Indian Research Press, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Jairam Ramesh addresses both the security concerns that continue to mediate the otherwise rapidly impriving Sino-Indian relationship an brings to the fore issues that may still pose a problem in the future. The author's intent is to specifically focus on the long-term scenario that may emerge between India and China as their economies develop, complement and compete with each other. He has focused on the role of America in the region, how Western scholars perceive the Sino-Indian relationship and China's changing relationship with Pakistan amonst other issues.

Keywords :

China and India , Economic relations


Foreign Trade
Title : Monthly statistics of foreign trade of India, Vol. I & II (CD)
Pub. Details : DGCIS, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India, Kolkata , 2005
Notes :

The Statistics contained in this publication relate to Exports including Re-exports of Merchandise through all the recognized Sea-ports, Air-Ports and Land Customs Stations, Inland Containers Depots, Export Processing Zones, Foreign Post Offices, etc. located all over India.

Keywords :

Foreign trade , Statistics , India , Export - Import Statistics


Foreign Trade

Title : Direction of Trade Statistics Yearbook 2004
Pub. Details : International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2004
Notes :

This issue of Direction of Trade Statistics yearbook presents, for 183 countries, figures on the value of merchandise exports and imports by trade partners for the years 1997 through 2003, as well as area and world aggregates showing trade flows between major areas of the world.

Keywords :

Trade Statistics , Country and area codes , World , Industrial countries , Developing countries , Imports and exports


Hospitality Industry
Title : Hotel and restaurant guide India 2005 
Pub. Details : Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association in India ( FHRAI ), New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

This guide carries latest tariffs of FHRAI member hotels and restaurant effective from 1st October 2004 and valid upto 30th September 2005. The coverage is highly comprehensive.

Keywords :

Hotel and restaurant industry , India , Directory


India - Africa Partnership
Title :

Success models across Africa

Pub. Details : Confederation of Indian Industry, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Featured in this volume are 21 success stories of business and economic partnership between India and Africa, which project the capabilities, range and depth of Indian industry. Each of these depicts the inherent advantages of working with Indian enterprises and how African countries have benefited from them.

Keywords :

India - Africa partnership , Indian companies in Africa , Success stories , Indian MNCs


Indian Foreign Service
Title :

Indian foreign service : history and challenge

Author : J N Dixit
Pub. Details : Konark, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

The book traces the origin of the Service from the period before independence and brings it up-to-date. It contains, in great detail, an analytical description of the evolution of the Indian Foreign Service based on archival material as well as the personal experiences of the author in the Service spread over nearly four decades; a period which spanned over nearly four decades; a period which spanned the early stages of the Cold War to th disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of radical new trends in international politics.

Keywords :

Indian foreign service , History , Women in IFS , IFS , Foreign policy in India


Industrial Growth - Haryana
Title :

Road to success: a study on the growth drivers for the State of Haryana

Pub. Details :

CII, New Delhi, 2005

Notes :

The report focuses on the issues and concerns of the industry in Haryana and defines appropriate strategies for expeditious and well-integrated sustainable development of the State. 

Keywords :

Industrial growth - Haryana , Appropriate strategy , Industrial policy


Management

Title :

Brand leadership

Author : David A Aaker and Erich Joachimsthalerp
Pub. Details :

Simon and Schuster, London, 2002

Notes :

The book develops four themes that raise brand management to the level of leadership. It extends the concept of brand identity to include a brand essence statement, the use of multiple identities to appeal to different markets, and the elaboration of effective brand identities; addresses the problem of brand architecture; explores how to move beyond advertising to build brands effectively and efficiently; and considers the organisational challenge of managing brands in a global name and the need to compete in diverse markets make brand management more complex, and more critical as well.

Keywords :

Brand management , Branding , Leadership


Media
Title :

INS press handbook 2004-2005, Vol.1&2

Pub. Details : Indian Newspaper Society, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Directory of INS members for the year 2004-2005.

Keywords :

Directory , Journalists , Advertising agency , Press organisations - India , International press organisations , Foreign news agencies , Indian news agencies , Foreign broadcasting and television units , Associations , Newspapers , Circulation of newspapers , Newspaper statistics


National Accounts Statistics
Title : National Accounts Statistics 2004
Pub Details : Central Statistical Organisation , Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Government of India  , New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This issue of National Accounts Statistics (NAS) presents the estimates of national/domestic product, consumption expenditure, saving, capital formation, capital stock, public sector transaction and consolidated account of the nation for the period 1997-98 to 2001-02.

Keywords :

National accounts statistics , India , Micro-economic aggregates , Domestic product , Consumption , Saving , Capital formation , Capital stock , Public sector transactions


Public Private Partnership
Title :

Delivering for local government: the impact of public-private partnerships

Pub. Details : CBI, London, 2005
Notes :

This report is the second in a series of CBI publications describing the impact of public-private partnerships in the UK over the past decade or more. Its aim is to take a balanced and evidence-based view of the performance of the private sector and the effect that competition and contracting have had on public service.

Keywords :

Public Private Partnership , Local government , Procurement


Public Procurement
Title :

Purchase an end result: guide to performance-based purchasing for government and private buyers

Pub. Details : ITC, Geneva, 2004
Notes :

Technical guide intended for government and private purchasers who manage purchases of strategic dimensions - introduces the basic notion of performance requirement and discusses methods for achieving it; analyses in detail purchases in the construction and equipment sectors, covering identification of needs, search for financing, notion of overall cost, tender inquiry and selection of companies and performance process criteria; describes selected public procurement procedures; gives examples of the fulfilment process, and accounts of personal experiences of buyers; addresses ethical issues related to purchasing; includes a list of related internet resources, description of different types of electrical power stations and bibliography.

Keywords :

Purchasing, Public procurement , Contracts , Equipment , Construction and engineering services


CII PUBLICATIONS

1

Concept paper of the SportzCom 2005: a seminar on business of sports [23 March 2005: New Delhi] Sports Industry

2

Background paper of the 'Conference on Emerging Career Opportunities: strategies for reorientation of education and training through VET' [14-15 March 2005: New Delhi] Skill Development

3

Proceedings of the Jaipur Leadership Conclave [4-6 February 2005: Jaipur] Leadership

4

A handbook on safety and occupational health standards. Healthcare

5

Proceedings of the session on Indo-US industry co-operation in defence production [10 February 2005: Bangalore] Defence

6

Road to success: a study on the growth drivers for the state of Haryana. Industrial Growth - Haryana

7

Union budget 2005-06: pre-budget memorandum, December 2004

8

Family business succession: the final test of greatness / Craig E Aronoff and others Family Business

9

Making sibling teams work: the next generation / Craig E Aronoff and others Family Business

10

Proceedings of the Conclave on India - Africa Project Partnership 2005 [2-4 March 2005: New Delhi] India-Africa Economic Relations

ARTICLES AT A GLANCE

1

How Alfred P Sloan, Michael Porter, and Peter Drucker taught us all the art of management  [Fortune, 21 March 2005]

Top business leaders offering the best advice they ever got, plus other articles veritably brimming with advice on how to run your career and your business. Management

2

Lean consumption / by James P Womack and Daniel T Jones [Harvard Business Review, March 2005]

The article argues that by minimizing customers' time and effort and delivering exactly what they want when and where they want it, companies can reap huge benefits. Management

4

What great managers do? / by Marcus Buckingham [Harvard Business Review, March 2005]

Great leaders tap into the needs and fears we all share. Great managers, by contrast, perform their magic by discovering, developing, and celebrating what's different about each person who works for them. This article says all about it. Management

5

Want collaboration?: accept and actively manage conflict / by Jeff Weiss and Jonathan Hughes [Harvard Business Review, March 2005]

The quest for harmony and common goals can actually obstruct teamwork. This article argues that managers get truly effectively collaboration only when they realize that conflict is natural and necessary.

6

Indian's best managed companies [Business Today, 27 March 2005]

A study of Business Today and A T Kearney. Management

7

Breaking news! / by Vanita Kohli-Khandekar [Businessworld, 28 March 2005]

With over Rs 1,000 crore flowing into the sector, publishers' will be spending this turnover to invade each other's territories. A report on the war about to break out. Publishing Industry

8

Global oil resources and India's energy strategy / by Vishnu Bhagwat [World Affairs, Oct-Dec 2004]

The world's dwindling petroleum and gas reserves are a bone of contention among the great powers. Confronted by the aggressive military and economic strategy of the USA and its closest allies, India like China, must secure its energy sources through agreements with oil producing contries, especially Russia and other neighbours in Central Asia and the Middle East. Energy


DIRECTORIES

1

Petrotech 2005: exhibitor catalogue / CII

2

Encounter directory 2001 / Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

3

Exhibition world directory 2005 / Mash Media, London

4

Iceland export directory 2005 / Trade Council of Iceland

5

Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry: membership directory 2003-04

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