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Monday, May 22, 2006
Markets (May 22)
BSE Sensex10481.77(-456.84)
S&P CNX Nifty3081.35)(-165.55)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)45.60 (+0.01)

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Hedging on gas
Joining the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan pipeline project makes sense, especially in view of the complications over the Iranian deals. More


Global imbalances and China's yuan policy
Many critics question the assumptions of the Bush Administration's yuan policy, even calling the cure — of getting the currency to float — worse than the disease. China is quite unfazed, sticking to its policies. This has lessons for Indi a, says S. VENKITARAMANAN, stressing that the RBI should keep the rupee a strong pillar of export competitiveness by weakening, rather than overvaluing, it. More


Leader vs manager
What are the qualities and capabilities of a leader as distinguished from those of a manager? Is there anything like leadership in and by itself, which differs from what is expected of a manager? Are the ... More

When goal-setting goes wrong
To set goals right, the manager needs to go beyond numbers and measures and focus on helping define "how" his team member will actually get it done. If the employee does not know the "how", he will have to rely merely on luck, prayer and maybe good m onsoon! More


Be sensible about Sensex
Few things stood out as much in the minds of people and media last week as the collapse of stock prices, in India and in other countries. Perhaps, the logical reaction to this, following Shakespeare, ought to be, when dream runs come, can ... More


A child at work, not play
"All the worst forms of child labour" should be eliminated by 2016 and, towards this end, appropriate time-barred measures should be in place by 2008." More

It's not just job`reservation', it's social inclusion
Europe, in 55 years, has moved on from utopian ideologies to `employment creation' and `social inclusion'. The concept underlying `social inclusion' is not new. It is essentially about seeking to ensure that poverty and social inclusion objectives ar e integrated into all areas of policy-making. Europe is striving to give the right support to raise employment, skills and productivity and improve social inclusion and cohesion when the integration of communities worldwide has never been more i mportant. More


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