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New Arrivals (Oct-Nov 2005)


Books  CII Publications  Articles  |  Directories  | Archive


BOOKS

Brands - India
Title :

Business superbrands: an insight into India strongest business brands, Vol. I

Pub. Details : Superbrands, London, 2005
Notes :

Superbrands explores the history, development and achievements of 60 of the strongest business brands in India, revealing extraordinary findings along the way. The book opens with expert comments from members of the Superbrands Council - comprising the most influential business barons in the country - on 'The role of Superbrands in an evolving market'.

Keywords :

Brands - India, Business brands, Superbrands in India, Brand values, Indian brands, Quality products in India,


Cement Industry
Title :

Cement statistics 2005

Pub. Details : Cement Manufacturers' Association , Noida , 2005
Notes :

This publication covers statements for the fiscal year 2004-2005 and also includes data on trends of some important aspects during the last five years - 2000-2001 to 2004-2005.

Keywords :

Cement , Statistics , Cement industry in India , Cement map , Production , Consumption , Infrastructure and Export , Tariffs and taxation


Communications Skills
Title :

80/20 rule of communicating your ideas effectively

Author : Avinash Narula
Pub. Details : Merx Equity Printers, New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

This book is all about communicating ideas effectively in presentations, seminars, written reports, business proposals, articles, books and case studies.  

Keywords :

Communication skills


Competitiveness
Title :

Global competitiveness report 2005-2006

Author : Augusto Lopez-Claros, Michael E. Porter, Klaus Schwab
Pub. Details : World Economic Forum, Geneva, 2005
Notes :

The 2005-2006 Report contains: Detailed country competitiveness profiles of 104 economies; Data tables for survey and hard data variables ranking profiled economies; Complementary global rankings: the Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI) and the Business Competitiveness Index (BCI), measuring growth and productivity respectively; and Exclusive data from the Executive Opinion Survey, with over 8,700 responses from business leaders worldwide.

Keywords :

Competitiveness , World ranking , Business Competitiveness Index , National competitiveness , Country profiles , Statistics


Contract Systems
Title : Contract document for domestic bidding
Pub. Details : Infrastructure and Project Monitoring Division, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Provides standard contract clauses and general conditions on contract management system.

Keywords :

Contract management system , Contract clauses , General terms and conditions


Cyber Security
Title :

Indo-US Cyber Security Forum [9-10 November 2004: Washington, D.C.]

Pub. Details : National Security Council Secretariat, New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

A compendium of presentations of the plenary of the Forum held in New Delhi.

Keywords :

Cyber security, Cyber crime


Development

Title : World development report 2006: equity and development
Author : Rajeshwer CH, Easwar SA
Pub Details : The World Bank, Oxford University Press, New York, 2005
Notes :

This report presents evidence on the inequality of opportunity, within and across countries, and illustrates the mechanisms through which it impairs development. The report advocates taking explicit account of enquiry in determining development priorities.

Keywords :

Development and equity , Inequalities


Doing Business
Title :

Doing business in 2006

Pub. Details : The World Bank and International Finance Corporation , Washington, DC, 2005
Notes :

This book specializes in providing new quantitative indicators on business regulations and their enforcement can be compared across more than 150 countries, and over time. The indicators used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms have worked, where, and why.

Keywords :

Doing business indicators , Trading across borders , Paying taxes , Licenses


Doing Business - Brazil
Title :

Public private partnerships in Brazil: legal guide

Author : Eliana Maria Filippozzi (Cord.)
Pub. Details : Observador Legal, Brazil, 2005
Notes :

A practical guide to relevant legal issues relating to the public private partnership in Brazil.

Keywords :

Public Private partnership in Brazil, Legal aspects


Doing Business - Brazil
Title : Business in Brazil: legal guide
Author : Durval de Noronha Goyos (Cord.)
Pub. Details : Observador Legal, Brazil, 2003
Notes :

This is the standard reference work for those interested in the legal aspects of economic relations and investment in Brazil.

Keywords :

Doing business in Brazil, Legal aspects, Foreign economic policy - Brazil


Economic and Social Survey
Title :

World economic and social survey 2005

Pub. Details : United Nations, New York, 2005
Notes :

This survey provides a comprehensive review of the wide-ranging challenges addressed in the Monterrey Consensus, a global vision for development. The report concludes that while gains have been made in some areas, an immediate and substantial scaling up of effort is needed, especially in the poorest countries.

Keywords :

Economic and Social Development, Financing for development , Developed and developing economies 


Energy
Title :

Renewable energy in India: business opportunities

Pub. Details : Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

This trade guide is a one-stop reference for national and foreign investors and entrepreneurs on India's renewable energy programmes, technology capabilities and trade opportunities. It provides information on key stakeholders such as government departments and state nodal agencies promoting the technologies, manufacturers and suppliers, banks and lending institutions. It presents current policies, incentives and financing packages, and investment guidelines specific to RE and the power sector, as well as norms governing foreign investments in these sectors.

Keywords :

Renewable energy in India , Renewable energy policy , Business opportunities


Energy Conservation

Title : National awards: energy conservation industries 2003
Pub. Details : Ministry of Power, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This book provides winners' profile including ways and techniques they used to conserve energy in the selected sectors.

Keywords :

Energy conservation, National awards


FDI
Title :

World Investment Report 2005

Pub. Details :

UNCTAD, New York, 2005 

Notes :

The geography of international investment flows is changing. Developing countries are emerging as outward investors, and their importance as recipients of foreign direct investment in more knowledge-intensive activities in increasing. The World Investment Report 2005 focusing on the internationalization of research and development by transnational corporations, illustrates some of these changes.

Keywords :

Foreign direct investment , FDI and developing countries , FDI growth , National and international policy


Fertilizer Industry
Title :

The Indian fertilizer industry

Pub. Details : ICRA, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Complete analysis of Indian fertilizer industry.

Keywords :

Fertilizer industry, Production, Market size and share, Consumption 


Food Processing Industry
Title :

The food processing industry in India: challenges and opportunities for investment and trade

Pub. Details : IDF, Gurgaon, 2005
Notes :

This study presents challenges to investments and trade in five select sectors of agri-business in India - dairy, horticulture, oilseeds, wheat milling, and poultry. This report attempts at answering some questions and showcases some successful cases where players in select sectors have come with success.

Keywords :

Food processing industry in India , Dairy , Horticulture , Oilseeds , Wheat milling , Poultry


Healthcare
Title :

Report of the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health

Pub. Details : National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This report seeks to address many critical issues confronting the health sector such as inequitable access to basic services resulting in welfare loss for the poor, the inefficiencies in the system resulting in waste and suboptimal utilization of existing resources, the poor quality and declining values, ethical norms etc.

Keywords :

Healthcare in India, Macroeconomic aspects


Healthcare
Title :

Financing and delivery of health care services in India

Pub. Details : National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Background papers on financing and delivery of healthcare services in India. The background papers formed the basis for the main report of the NCMH Commission and its recommendations.

Keywords :

Healthcare services in India, Financing of healthcare in India


Healthcare
Title :

An overview of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy in India

Pub. Details : Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Sidha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This publication takes stock of the achievements of the indigenous systems of medicine during the last 55 years of independence and provides considerable information about the status of these systems in India.

Keywords :

Homoeopathy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Indian systems of medicine


HIV/AIDS
Title :

HIV and national security: where are the links?

Author : Laurie Garrett
Pub. Details : Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 2005
Notes :

This report concludes that the HIV/AIDS pandemic is affecting the security of states throughout the world, weakening economies, government structures, military and police forces, and social structures.

Keywords :

HIV/AIDS, National security


HIV/AIDS
Title :

HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral therapy: train the trainer programme for nurses and laboratory technicians

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

Resource guide for train the trainer programme for nurses and lab technicians dealing with HIV/AIDS cases.

Keywords :

HIV/AIDS, Antiretroviral therapy


Logistics
Title :

Indian supply chain analytic network, Vol. I

Pub. Details :

CII Institute of Logistics, Chennai, 2005

Notes :

An editorial volume focusing on various aspects of supply chain management.

Keywords :

Logistics , Supply chain management, Best practices, Technology, 


Management
Title : Winning
Author : Jack Welch with Suzy Welch
Pub. Details : HarperCollins, London, 2005
Notes :

This book is a road map not only for senior lever managers and CEOs but also for the people on the front lines. Authors main objective is to help the people with ambition in their eyes and passion running through their veins, wherever they are in an organisation.

Keywords :

Management, Winning, How to win, How to succeed in business


Management
Title : The Daily Drucker
Author : Peter F Drucker
Pub. Details : HarperCollins, New York, 2004
Notes :

Peter Drucker is arguably the most influential management thinker of the last century. This book has 366 daily readings, culled from his vast body of work, providing the inspiration and advice to meet the many challenges we face. With his trademark clarity, vision, and humanity, Drucker sets out his ideas on a broad swath of key topics, from time management, to innovation, to managing oneself, providing useful insights for each day of the year. A useful feature of the book is the action point in each page to help put Drucker's ideas into practice.

Keywords :

Management, Innovative ideas, Peter Drucker 


Management
Title :

The wisdom of crowds: why many are smarter than the few

Author : James Surowiecki
Pub. Details : Abacus, London, 2004
Notes :

In this fascinating book, New Yorker columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea that has profound implications: large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant - better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. The Wisdom of Crowds is a brilliant but accessible biography of an idea, one with important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, conduct our business, and think about our world.

Keywords :

Management, Innovative ideas


Packaging Industry
Title :

Plastics for food packaging

Author : Indian Institute of Packaging
Pub. Details : Indian Centre for Plastics in the Environment , Mumbai , 2005
Notes :

The book begins with a profile on the Indian food industry followed by a chapter on market data and packaging requirements of the specific food group. The next chapter focuses on the role and contribution of plastics in specialized packaging systems. The fourth section deals with the testing and quality control of polymeric materials, food safety, compatibility and shelf-life aspects.

Keywords :

Food packaging industry , Plastic packaging industry , 


Procurement
Title : The procurement revolution
Author : Mark A Abramson and Roland S Harris III (eds.)
Pub. Details : Rowman and Littlefield Publishers , New York, 2003
Notes :

This book describes the three major transformations now taking place in the world of government procurement:1) moving from buying goods to buying services, moving from a command and control relationship between government and contractors to partnership relationship and moving from a paper-based procurement system to electronic procurement.

Keywords :

Procurement , Government procurement , Outsourcing , Electronic procurement


Quality Management
Title : Quality maintenance manual
Pub Details : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi
Notes :

This manual provides details of QM pillar, its aims and activities, methodology for implementation with details of various tools deployed along with specific company examples.

Keywords :

Quality management, Quality tools, TQM, TPM


Railways
Title :

Railways yearbook 2005

Pub. Details : Impressions India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Contains information about the happenings in the Indian Railways during the year 2004.

Keywords :

Railways - India, Rail transport in India, Railway map of India


Science and Technology

Title :

India science report: science education, human resources and public attitude towards science and technology

Author: Rajesh Shukla
Pub. Details :

NCAER, New Delhi, 2005

Notes :

This report surveys the status of science and engineering education in India, information on education levels in India's work force, and public attitudes towards science and technology.

Keywords :

Science and technology in India , Engineering education


Tea Industry
Title :

The tea industry in India: a survey

Author : Dr K G Karmakar, Dr G D Banerjee
Pub. Details : NABARD, Mumbai, 2005
Notes :

This survey presents evolution, nomenclature and classification of tea industry; planting and processing technology used; tea varieties and their production trends; export market and competitiveness; constraints; pricing trends; analysis of Madhukar Committee report; Relief measures; and problems and prospects for small tea growers.

Keywords :

Tea industry in India, Production, Export, Technology, Pricing, Packaging, Statistics


Textile Industry
Title : Compendium of textile statistics 2004
Pub. Details : Office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textile, Government of India, Mumbai, 2005
Notes :

This compendium contains a brief review of the textile industry during the last decade. The review brings out the growth and performance of the various sectors of the textile industry.

Keywords :

Textile industry in India , Technical textiles , Textiles , Exports and imports , Textile machinery , Khadi , Handloom and powerloom , Statewise details of textile industry


Textile Industry - Electronic Commerce
Title : Get connected: E-applications in the textile and clothing sector
Pub. Details : International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva, 2005
Notes :

This study focuses on how developing country producers could successfully apply new e-applications and secure post-quota exports in light of the changing nature of the textiles and clothing business after January 2005, when quotas were phased out. The study elaborates principles to guide exporters in adopting e-applications so as to develop fruitful long-term relationships with major buyers. It also presents examples of exporters in developing countries that have successfully found approaches to integrate their systems with those of customers/ suppliers.

Keywords :

Textiles, Clothing, Market access, Electronic commerce, Supply management, Supply chain


Trade and Development
Title :

Trade and development report 2005

Pub. Details :

Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry , New Delhi , 2005

Notes :

This year's Trade and Development Report demonstrates that the conditions for achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving extreme poverty by 2015 have improved considerably over the past three years, as economic growth in the developing world has become more broad-based and embraced many of the poorest countries.

Keywords :

Trade, development, UNCTAD, Economic growth, Developing countries, World economy


Trade and Development - South Asia
Title :

South Asian yearbook of trade and development 2005

Pub. Details : CENTAD, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This yearbook aims to demystify the debate surrounding trade and development issues in South Asia. This comprises a set of research papers on trade related topics pertinent to South Asian countries.

Keywords :

Trade and development in South Asia, WTO, Non Agricultural Market Access, NAMA, Trade in Services, TRIPS, Trade Facilitation, Trade in textiles and apparel, Regional trade agreements


UN Reforms
Title :

American interests and UN reform : report of the task force on the United Nations

Pub. Details : United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, 2005
Notes :

Report of the Task Force on the United Nations in the matter of American interests and UN reforms.

Keywords :

United Nations - Evaluation , United Nations - Reorganisation , United Nations - Management , United States - Foreign relations - 2001 , International relations , Task Force on the United Nations


West Bengal

Title : Annual plan 2005-06: West Bengal
Pub. Details : Development and Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, 2005
Notes :

West Bengal's Annual plan document for the year 2005-06.

Keywords :

West Bengal , Annual plan , Agriculture , Rural development , Irrigation and flood control , Energy , Industry and minerals , Transport , Communications , Science , Technology and Engineering , Social services , Social area programmes


World Economic Outlook
Title :

World economic outlook, September 2005

Author : C V Baxi , Ajit Prasad (eds.)
Pub. Details : International Monetary Fund (IMF ) , Washington, DC, 2005
Notes :

It focuses on major economic policy issues as well as on the analysis of economic developments and prospects.

Keywords :

World economic outlook , Economic history - 1971- , International Monetary Fund


WTO
Title :

WTO from Uruguay round to Doha: legal texts of the agreements [4th edition]

Author : Arun Goyal (ed.)
Pub. Details : World Trade Centre, Academy of Business Studies, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

The book presents WTO related legal texts (WTO Ministerial Declarations from Uruguay round to Doha round and WTO Agreements) along with editors notes.

Keywords :

WTO, Legal text , WTO ministerial declarations , WTO agreements , GATT , GATS , TRIPS


CII PUBLICATIONS

1

Proceedings of the International Conference on Green Buildings [15-16 September 2005: New Delhi]

2

Report of the Symposium on Japan and India: Challenges and Responsibilities as partners in the 21st Century in Asia [16 March 2005: New Delhi]

3

Towards double digit inclusive growth: challenges before the manufacturing sector - A CII-Cygnus report

4

CII mission to Romania [1-4 July 2005] - A report

5

Mekong Development Forum: promoting India-Mekong Cooperation [9-10 November 2005: New Delhi] - Proceedings

6

Proceedings of the National Seminar on Intellectual Property Infringement-Counterfeiting / piracy [24 August 2004: New Delhi]

7

Quality maintenance manual / TPM Club India, JIPM

8

HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral therapy: train the trainer programme for nurses and laboratory technicians

9

Indian supply chain analytic network, Vol.1 / CII-Institute of Logistics

10

Corporate responsibility in South Asia: building corporate citizenship into business ethos - a case study of South Asian corporates engaged in corporate social responsibility.

11

CII-EXIM conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership 2005 [6-8 November 2005: New Delhi] - Background paper

12

National conclave on the role of the private sector in CBD (Convention on biodiversity) [22 November 2005: New Delhi] - Background paper

ARTICLES /RESEARCH PAPERS

1

Agreement on SAFTA: is it win-win for all SAARC countries? [CUTS, Jaipur, 2004]
This study provides information on trade between SAARC countries, highlights lessons learnt from the South Asian Preferential Trading Agreement (SAFTA) and discusses possible implications of SAFTA on SAARC member countries. SAFTA

2

Innovation vs complexity: what is too much of a good thing? [Harvard Business Review, November 2005]
It's natural for business to add products or line extensions to keep customers happy and boost revenues. But the result is more complexity throughout a company's operations - and shrinking margins. To maximize profit potential, a company needs to identify its innovation fulcrum, the point at which an additional offering destroys more value than it creates. Innovation

3

A broader Asian community and a possible roadmap / Nagesh Kumar [EPW, 3 September 2005]
This paper examines the relevance of a broader approach and outlines a roadmap for regional cooperation in Asia. Regional Trade - Asia Pacific

4

Regional trade and investment architecture in Asia-Pacific: emerging trends and imperatives / Tiziana Bonapace [EPW, 3 September 2005]
This article examines the evolving regional trading panorama in the Asia-pacific region with its recent architecture. It argues that by facilitating the development of a seamless, region-wide zone world's centre of economic growth and prosperity by 2020. Regional Trade - Asia Pacific

5

The dragon vs the elephant: comparative analysis of innovation capability in the telecom industry of China and India / Sunil Mani [EPW, 24 September 2005]
China and India have one of the largest telecommunications equipment markets in the world. This paper employs the sectoral system of innovation framework for understanding the differential outcomes in innovation capability building in the industry achieved by China and India. It presents status of the telecommunication industry on both the countries by focusing more on the distribution of telecommunications services industry. Telecom Industry

6

BT 500: India's most valuable companies [Business Today, 4 December 2005]
An exclusive survey of top 500 Indian companies. Top Companies-India

7

Indian textiles: weaving a success story / Rajesh Chadha, Devender Pratap, Pooja Sharma and Anjali Tandon [Margin, July-Sep 2005]
The report presents the important trend in the textile and apparel industry. It outlines the policy framework within which the industry operates and the liberalisation of the industry since the mid-1980s; presents a comparision of the industry before and after the liberalisation of 1991 to gauge the interim impact on the industry; examines the potential impact of WTO; and concludes with some of the immediate tasks required in the policy arena to improve the performance of the Indian textiles and apparel industries. Textile Industry

8

The sun also rises / Bill Emmott [The Economist, 8 October 2005] 
Reports of Japan's economic revival may be exaggerated in the short term, but its longer-term prospects look good. Japan is at last ready to surprise the world by how well it does, not how badly, writes Bill Emmott, editor of the Economist. Economic Development - Japan

9

The best Asian performers [BusinessWeek, 24 October 2005]
First annual ranking of Asia's 50 outstanding publicly listed companies by the BusinessWeek. Top Companies-Asia

10

Movement of natural persons: a case study of South Asian countries / Rupa Chanda [CUTS, Jaipur, 2004]
In recent years, there has been a relative shift towards temporary migration from permanent migration. This study focuses on the significance of mode 4 for South Asia, the kinds of constraints faced by these countries in supplying services through mode 4 (GATS negotiation on the movement of temporary workers supplying services), and how the GATS negotiations can be used to secure their export interests in this mode. Labour Migration

DIRECTORIES

1

Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India (TEMA) member directory 2005

2

APSCC Yearbook 2005 - Membership profiles of Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council

3

Directory of stores on rate contracts 2005 / Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals, Department of Supply, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, New Delhi, 2005

4

Indian Telecom and Broadband Expo 2005 - Show Directory

5

Film Bazaar 2005 directory [25-29 November 2005: Goa]

6

The Indian automotive industry: buyers' guide 2005 / ACMA

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