Social Media unveils the ‘Invisible Talent Pool’

By : Dr. K. Balanagarajan Asst. Prof, School of Management Presidency University, Bangalore Talent management practices of organization have undergone a paradigm shift driven by predominant use of social media in the recent times. Social media platforms are not only being viewed as a platform to share content but also a way to explore opportunities. […]

Commodity Trading – An Insight

By Prof. Soman Nambiar What are the dynamics at play in Commodity Trading and Markets? In financial terms “commodities” refers to industrial raw materials and other agricultural produce. Even energy and other precious metal products are treated as commodities. A commodity also refers to any other commodity underlying a “futures” contract at a Commodities exchange. […]

Britain and the European Union

By – T S Srinivasan Introduction As a British exit from the EU seems increasingly possible, although far from probable yet, there is a growing interest in answers to the following questions : What are the benefits to Britain of remaining within the EU? What are the potential risks to Britain of leaving the EU? […]

Why is birth registration important?

By : Jaisree N. Asst. Prof., School of Law, Presidency University “Birth registration is a permanent and official record of a child’s existence. The child who is not registered at birth is in danger of being denied the right to an official identity, a recognized name” In India, an estimated 26 million children are born […]

Non –Performing Assets- A Damocles Sword to the Banking Sector

By : Soman Nambiar Sr. Professor, School of Management, Presidency University Any financial institution operating in the realm of lending, is exposed to “credit risk” [ a probability that the principal and/or accrued interest thereon may not be recovered, either in total or partially]. The amounts lend by a financial institution, in general and by […]

China’s economic troubles and lessons for India

By: Amir Ullah Khan, Board Member and Advisor As the Chinese economy fumbles, the stock market across the world has crashed. Oil prices have gone down to 32 dollars a barrel.  Brazil in the west and Indonesia in the far east have seen exports drop sharply. The world economy surely looks vulnerable. Firstly, it is […]

Financial Management & Firm- Value Creation

By: Prof. Soman  Nambiar Sr. Professor, School of Management, Presidency University Every single stake holder would have realised that Traditional Accounting Modeldoes not meet the   true needs of firm-value optimization. One needs to break ‘one’s addiction to earnings and find other means to measure real performance. “Value” is one such comprehensive way of measuring performance […]

Excel to Excel

By: Dr. K. Balanagarajan Assistant Professor, School of Management, Presidency University In a data-driven world of the modern day, managers require to understand concepts relating to data-management in decision making.. A Business-Intelligence market-study by Pringle and Company found that business intelligence services are expected to grow globally at 15 percent annually, through 2016. Moreover, it was […]