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Book Alert* (May-June 2006)


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BOOKS

Apparel Industry
Title : Sourcing practices in the apparel industry: implications for garment exporters in Commonwealth developing countries
Author : Marlon Lezama, Brian Webber and Charles Dagher
Pub. Details : The Commonwealth Secretariat, London, 2004
Notes :

This study assesses the implications for garment manufacturers in Commonwealth developing countries of the phasing out of the Multi-Fibre Agreement (MFA), post 2004.

Keywords :

Apparel Industry in Commonwealth , Sourcing practices , Garment manufacturing industry , Textile Industry


BPO
Title :

Beyond the call centre : mastering India's growth dynamics

Pub. Details : Accenture, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This publication looks at the trends, opportunities and challenges facing businesses looking to achieve high performance both domestically and globally as well as presenting an agenda for action.

Keywords :

Outsourcing in India , BPO, Business Process Outsourcing


Consumer Markets - India
Title :

The marketing whitebook 2006

Pub. Details : Businessworld, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This book contains one-stop source for all the data to know about the Indian markets. The book looks at the trends in India’s consumer markets – covering everything from household consumption assets, the dynamics of India’s FMCG and durable markets, consumer psychographics, access to media and its consumption. Apart from that, the book also provides perspectives on emerging consumer markets such as retail, telecom, insurance, entertainment and healthcare. And finally, it offers an updated contact list with addresses of all marketing and media services providers. Book also includes rural marketing service providers in the contacts and listings section.

Keywords :

Consumers and Markets in India , Emerging consumer markets , Rural consumer


Corruption
Title :

The Best of Tehelka 2

Pub. Details : Buffalo Books, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This volume contains the best of Tehelka reports, investigations, essays, analysis and interviews published in 2004.

Keywords :

Corruption, Politics and Government, Governance, Sting operations


Economic Prospects - North Bengal
Title :

North Bengal: a future roadmap

Pub. Details : Confederation of Indian Industry, Kolkata, 2006 
Notes : This report assesses the economic potential of three North Bengal districts - Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, and Darjeeling.
Keywords : Economic prospects - North Bengal

Economic and Political Issues
Title :

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 38 & 39 [CD Edition]

Pub. Details : Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, 2005
Notes :

Compilation of full text articles published during 2003 and 2004 in Economic and Political Weekly.

Keywords :

Economic and political issues , India


Economic Cooperation Agreement - India & Singapore
Title :

Guide to India-Singapore comprehensive economic cooperation agreement

Pub. Details : Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 2005
Notes :

This book presents nearly 750 page Agreement in a way that can be easily understood by businesses. It presents economic data, information on customs practices, examples and analyses. Each chapter is followed by a set of FAQs with answers based on information contained in that chapter.

Keywords :

Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, India and Singapore, CECA


Energy
Title : The Shell global scenarios to 2025 : the future business environment , trends , trade-offs and choices
Pub. Details : Shell International Limited, London, 2005
Notes :

This report presents Jet Stream contexts that will impact the Royal Dutch/Shell Group as a whole through predetermined trends and through long-term equilibria captured in Global Scenarios to 2025. The analytical framework developed for this report can also shed light on Weather Systems and market-level risks and opportunities, something done separately in customised Navigation applications.

Keywords :

Energy security , Global Energy scenario


Entrepreneurship
Title :

Changing frontiers of techno-entrepreneurship: review, reflection and cases of S&T entrepreneurs

Pub. Details : Nagendra P Singh (Ed)
Notes :

This book deals with the issues of the emerging opportunities for S&T based business in India, the entrepreneurial scenario, and the managerial issues for the S&T based entrepreneurs. The next section pressents 25 case studies of S&T entrepreneurs from all over India.

Keywords :

Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs in India - Case study


German Companies - India
Title : Proven strategies: German companies in India
Pub. Details : IBEF, Gurgaon, 2006
Notes :

This study captures the experiences of German companies in India. A useful guideline for MNCs seeking to enter India, this report synthesises the insights and strategies of top German companies with an established presence in India.

Keywords :

German companies in India , MNCs in India , Successful companies in India , Strategy for investing in India


Globalisation and Inflation
Title :

World Economic Outlook, April 2006: globalization and inflation

Pub. Details : International Monetary Fund ( IMF ): Washington DC, 2006
Notes :

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) presents the IMF staff's analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups (classified by region, stage of development, etc.), and in many individual countries. It focuses on major economic policy issues as well as on the analysis of economic developments and prospects.

Contents :

Economic Prospects and Policy Issues, Oil Prices and Global Imbalances, How Has Globalization Affected Inflation?, Awash With Cash: Why Are Corporate Savings So High?


Healthcare
Title :

TB India 2006: RNTCP status report

Pub. Details : Central TB Division, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

Government of India 2006 status report on Tuberculosis in India.

Keywords :

Tuberculosis in India, Healthcare


ITES
Title :

The Indian ITES industry

Pub. Details : ICRA, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This research report studies the structure of the ITES industry, the present scenario, prospects, market size & shares, market supply characteristics, key issues and challenges, the BPO/outsourcing backlash, government policies, financial performance and outlook.

Keywords :

ITES in India , IT Industry , BPO , Outsourcing , Market Size & Share , Key issues and challenges


ITES
Title :

BPO industry report : world's back office comes of age

Pub. Details : Businessworld, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

The report captures key developments in the sector so far and their significance in the context of setting the agenda for the future. It takes a look at broad macro issues related to the secotr and the underlying micro issues: changing market dynamics, realignment of industry structures, moving up the value chain, evolving business models, emerging destinations, funding and, of course, the people factor.

Keywords : ITES in India , BPO , IT industry in India

Information Technology
Title :

The global information technology report 2005-2006

Author :  Soumitra Dutta, Augusto Lopez-Claros, Irene Mia
Pub. Details : World Economic Forum and Palgrave Macmillan : New York , 2006
Notes :

The report is an assessment of 115 countries, which highlights on best practices and gleaning policy lessons from various country experiences. The report consists of three main parts: the first includes analytical chapters related to networked readiness, the second contains country profiles, and the third part consists of data tables that contain country rankings for every indicator.

Keywords :

Information Technology , IT, Information Society , ICT , Networked Readiness Index , Case Studies , Country Profiles , Statistics , Productivity , Innovation , Competitiveness , Emerging opportunties for India


Innovation
Title :

Making India innovative

Author : Lakshman Prasad
Pub. Details : Centre for Industrial & Economic Research (CIER), New Delhi, 2001
Notes :

This book focuses on the importance of innovations for development of competitive technologies, an imperative for both domestic and export markets in the changed scenario of globalisation and liberalisation of the economy. The book throws light on different kinds of innovations needed to deal with the problems faced by the country and on making the Indian society an innovative society.

Keywords :

Innovation , Innovative society , Indigenous innovations , Innovation oriented science and technology education system


Manufacturing

Title : Innovating the future through manufacturing
Author : P Vivekananda Shanmuganathan, K Raja, P Kuppan (Eds.)
Pub. Details : Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Compilation of 183 articles relating to innovating manufacturing practices.

Keywords : Innovation and manufacturing

Management

Title :

Managing from zero to blue chip

Author : Chandra Mohan
Pub. Details :

Think Inc., New Delhi, 2001

Notes :

This book focuses on management and weaving an evolving culture of customer listening; trust and delegation; long-term partnerships; freedom to experiment: Kaizen & TQM; learning for renewal; sharing of rewards; relentless growth

Keywords :

Management, Kaizen & TQM - Case studies, Tractor industry - Management practices


Media and Entertainment
Title :

India the big picture: essential guide to connect with the movie business

Pub. Details : Confederation of Indian Industry, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This guide enables the reader to connect with movie business in India. The guide provides profiles of major entertainment players of India to come together and collaborate with international players by participating in the likes of the Cannes film festival/market, the American film market and others.

Keywords :

Media and entertainment, Movie business contacts, Entertainment industry in India, Entertainment companies in India


Morality
Title : The right the wrong and the dividing line
Author : Sudhamahi Regunathan , Shriti Nath (eds.)
Pub. Details : Foundation for Unity of Religious and Enlightened Citizenship, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This book brings together more than a hundred essays from school children of classes IX and XI with morally edifying stories from spiritual leaders and writers for children like Ruskin Bond.

Keywords :

Morality, Corruption, Honesty


Nuclear Issues - South Asia
Title : Impossible allies: nuclear India, United states and the global order
Author : C Raja Mohan
Pub Details : India Research Press, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This book examines the objective factors that are driving India and the United States into each other's arms and historic memories that hold them back. Raja Mohan traces the nuclear deal to its roots in the talks between Atal Bihari Vajpayee and President Bush during 2001-04 and examines the new factors that led the Bush Administation in 2005 to change the nuclear rules in favour of India. What emerges is a fascinating diplomatic tale of two great democracies trying to construct a relationship that could change the world.

Keywords :

Indo-US relations, Nuclear issues, Nuclear energy, Strategic issues - South Asia


Project Exports
Title :

Project exports: connecting continents with Indian expertise

Author : Tarun Sharma
Pub. Details : Exim Bank of India, New Delhi, 2004
Notes :

This book attempts to capture the evolution and growth of Project Exports from India over the past three decades, based on data available with the Bank, primary research on activities and policies of multilateral funding agencies and their current focus, and the interaction with leading project exporters.

Keywords :

Project exports - India , Successful project exports , Multilateral funding agencies , Export credit agencies , Role of export credit , Growth in India's project exports


Shipping Industry
Title :

Times shipping journal - shipping directory 2005

Pub. Details : Maersk Sealand and Times Group, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

This report aims to highlight the fiscal policies and incentives of the Eastern States and indicate the development potential of their economies to facilitate investment in West Bengal, Chattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand and Bihar.

Keywords :

Economic development - Eastern Region - India , Fiscal incentives - Eastern Region - India , Directories , Business contacts


Statistics - India
Title :

Statistical abstract India 2004

Pub. Details : Central Statistical Organisation, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

The present issue of the publication is the 41st edition in the series. It contains time series data for national aggregates generally for 1990-91 and onwards, upto the latest available year. The national aggregates are followed by state-wise data for the latest year so as to reflect the comparative development scenario amongst the states/union territories.

Keywords :

Statistics , India , Area , Population , Rainfall , Agriculture , Cropped Area , Livestock , Fisheries , Poultry , Forest , Sericulture , Irrigation , Mining , Mineral Production , Industry , Power , Banks , Co-operative societies , Joint stock companies, Insurance , Trade , Balance payment , Indian Railways , Motor vehicles , Roads , Shipping , Civil Aviation , Tourism , Post , Telecommunication , Labour , Trade unions Prices , National product , Finance , Income Tax , Exchange , Coinage , Currency , Crime Statistics , Accident Statistics , Education , Newspapers , Periodicals , Public Health , Housing , Local Bodies , Electoral statistics , Five Year Plans


SMEs
Title :

Credit delivery to SMEs

Pub. Details : Confederation of Indian Industry, Kolkata, 2006
Notes :

This book endeavours to capture the sources of funding available to Indian SMEs. It explores the issues in Credit Deliveery to SMEs in India and tries to collate some recommendations for improving Credit Flow to SMEs in India. It also puts in a small note to help the SME to prepare a Project report to approach a source of finance.

Keywords :

SMEs, Micro finance to SMEs, Credit delivery to SMEs, Sources of funding for SMEs.


Technology Transfer
Title :

Global integration & technology transfer

Author : Bernard Hoekman, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik (eds.)
Pub. Details :

Palgrave Macmillan and the World Bank, Washington, DC, 2005

Notes :

This volume explores the channels through which existing knowledge is transferred across countries, the magnitude of such transfers, and their impact.

Keywords :

Technology transfer, FDI, Productivity, Innovation


Telecommunications
Title :

Getting the deal through telecoms and media: an overview of regulation in 47 jurisdictions worldwide 2005

Pub. Details : Global Competition Review, London, 2005
Notes :

This edition covers the regulatory framework in 47 different jurisdictions relating to telecommunications and media.

Keywords :

Telecommunications and Media, Regulatory framework


CII PUBLICATIONS

1

Credit delivery to SMEs

2

India the big picture: essential guide to connect with the movie business

3

North Bengal a future roadmap: a study of three districts

4

India - Japan handbook (highlights of Japanese economy)

ANNUAL REPORTS - GOVERNMENT

  1. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Mines , Government of India )  

  2. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution , Department of Food and Public Distribution , Government of India )  

  3. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Urban Employment & Poverty Alleviation , Government of India )  

  4. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Space , Government of India )  

  5. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Science & Technology , Ministry of Science & Technology , Government of India )  

  6. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Coal , Government of India )  

  7. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Finance , Government of India )  

  8. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Power , Government of India )  

  9. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Company Affairs , Government of India )  

  10. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Textiles , Government of India )  

  11. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Law and Justice , Government of India )  

  12. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Civil Aviation , Government of India )  

  13. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution , Department of Consumer Affairs , Government of India )  

  14. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers , Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals , Government of India )  

  15. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises , Government of India )  

  16. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Communications & Information Technology , Department of Information Technology , Government of India )  

  17. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Commerce and Industry , Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion , Government of India )  

  18. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Fertilizers , Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers , Government of India )  

  19. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Steel , Government of India )  

  20. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 : incredible India ( Ministry of Tourism , Government of India )  

  21. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Human Resource Development , Government of India )  

  22. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Ocean Development , Government of India )  

  23. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Urban Development , Government of India )  

  24. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Commerce & Industry , Department of Commerce , Government of India )  

  25. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Rural Development , Government of India )  

  26. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Personnel , Public Grievances & Pensions , Government of India )  

  27. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture , Government of India )  

  28. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Agriculture and Cooperation , Ministry of Agriculture , Government of India )  

  29. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Biotechnology , Ministry of Science & Technology , Government of India )  

  30. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Non - Conventional Energy Sources )  

  31. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Culture , Ministry of Tourism and Culture , Government of India )  

  32. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Panchayati Raj , Government of India )  

  33. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Department of Posts , Ministry of Communications and Information Technology )  

  34. 48th Annual Report on the working & administration of the companies act , 1956 year ended March 31 , 2005 ( Ministry of Company Affairs , Government of India )  

  35. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment , Government of India )  

  36. Annual Report 2005 - 2006 ( Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs , Government of India )


DIRECTORIES

1

Business directory 2005-2006 / Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2

Shipping directory 2005 / The Times Group

3

The Gulf [industrial] directory 2006 / Tele Gulf Directory Publications

4

Bhutan business directory 2005 / Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry

5

Directory of FNCCI members 2005-2006 / Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry

6

Vietnam Cooperatives Exports /  Vietnam Cooperative Alliance

7

Japan Trade Directory 2006 / World Economic Information Services

Books  CII Publications  Annual Reports | Directories | Archive


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