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Banking reforms in India
A study of dew water yields on galvanized iron roof in Kothara (north-west India)
A dew collection project was carried out in Kothara, NW India, during the dry season between October 2004 and May 2005. One of the goals was to determine the amount of dew water that could be collected with little investment ...
Appraisal politics: revisiting from assessor's perspective
Politics is a bane of administrative systems such as performance appraisals. It not only debilitates the system’s credibility in the eyes of various stakeholders, but also adversely affects the employees’ morale and the ...
Technical call centres: beyond electronic sweatshops and assembly lines in the head
Views on call centres as work systems represent a dichotomy. While, on the one hand, call centres are seen as conforming to an engineering or mass service model, on the other hand, they are described as high commitment service ...
Reconciling dichotomous demands: telemarketing agents in Bangalore and Mumbai, India
Though outsourcing has created enormous employment potential in India’s information technology enabled services/business process outsourcing (ITES/BPO) sector, the implications for employees remain to be understood. The ...
Understanding Indian economic growth: some observations
The history of economic growth after independence in India has been an active field of empirical research leading to debates on effectiveness of policy regimes. The latest contribution by Balakrishnan and Parameshwaran ...
Role of educational and R & D institutions in city clusters: an exploratory study on Bangalore and Pune regions
This paper explores the role played by academic institutions in Bangalore and Pune cities of India. It shows that there exists a large variety of linkages between industry and academia in the two Indian cities; a hierarchy ...
Issues and concerns in the implementation and maintenance of HRIS
This article looks at the issues and concerns faced by nine Indian organisations in implementing and managing Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). The organisations are diverse in terms of size and sector that ...
Enercon India: project planning
Prithwiraj Rathore had just finished his tea in the morning when his cellphone rang. As the team leader of erection and commissioning activities at the Nawapur site of Enercon, Prithwiraj was habituated to getting calls ...
Knowledge based empowerment of local bodies: generating entrepreneurial approach to development
The entire developmental paradigm in the post independence history has been based on the premise that the role of state is to give, what people don’t have. The infrastructure, the skills, the resources and the framework ...