One of the fallouts of a post-pandemic workplace will be a fewer number of what the influential activist and anthropologist David Graeber provocatively called "bullshit jobs".
The power of stories in general is that they offer ways to understand experiences, and to perceive the world by imposing order on it. They also allow us to create and define identities that form, in Benedict Anderson’s influential words, “imagined communities”.
Many writers who have spent so much time and energy on their work now risk being part of an enormous crowd, or even rendered invisible.
While The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook displays a variety of engagements with the external world, frequently mediated through the Internet, Shruti Swamy’s A House Is A Body explores facets of internal lives.
The ethics and implications of so-called disaster tourism are at the heart of Korean writer Yun Ko-Eun’s sardonic new novel, translated into English by Lizzie Buehler.
The unique self-help book excels in explaining why we get distracted so easily.
Two short, dissimilar books by philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy and novelist Zadie Smith are vistas of our changed lives.
Many contemporary Chinese writers have offered us a window into the country’s lived reality. Among them is novelist Yu Hua whose work, from early avantgarde to grotesque realism, critiques China’s development from the Cultural Revolution to its modern-day variety of hyper-capitalism.
The India-China history is steeped in deep distrust and periodic bursts of friction and as it happens in matters as these, details can often be scarce. Below are five important books that can help you catch up on the conflict and make sense of the tumultuous relationship between the two countries.
Reading at whim will make you stumble across books you really like, which will lead you to more books, which will lead to yet more.
Though Dutta never generalises about her interviewees, in some cases the common motifs in their lives jump out.
As a senior journalist, author Pavan C. Lall is doubtlessly good at writing in a hurry while also keeping up standards of excellence in writing, and it shows.
'In Facebook: The Inside Story', Levy turns his massively insightful gaze to the trajectory of Facebook from its birth, its dizzying growth, and its embattled present, when its reputation is extensively scarred.
Banerjee and Duflo, along with fellow economist Michael Kremer, brought an experimental approach to economics to focus on poverty, and in particular, how the poor make decisions. This approach,while popular in medical research, is a pioneering effort on part of the Nobel prize winners to use randomized control trials in economic studies.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Nitin Patel, ED of Sadbhav Engineering said that demonetisation has impacted three of their projects where revenue decline has been in double digits.
As per data provided by the company, the country's wellness industry is estimated to cross USD 15 billion in 2016, growing at an average rate of 15 percent annually.
The Ocean of the Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal discusses an urgent need to revisit the history of a vastly complex and populous region, the Indian ocean region.
Commenting on the development, DEN Networks Chairman and MD Sameer Manchanda said, "Under his able leadership, Den will scale greater heights in times to come. Den's cable TV partners and associates are all geared up to work in perfect coordination to adopt new systems and technologies for better monetisation of investments."
It will be a joint mission by SICCI and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) as a follow up to a number of successful Singapore ventures in India in June, including the master plan of Andhra Pradesh's new capital city of Amaravati.
According to Ram Mohan, the inability to harness employee talent, outsized executive pay, and ineffective boards have become all too pervasive today and threaten the very existence of companies
Thanks to fall in international commodity prices, inflation has come down in Indian economy. However more steps are required in this direction.
Empowerment of market regulators can be the first step in the direction of capital market reform, since a vibrant capital market is necessary to propel business growth.
As the fall in crude oil prices have set the stage right for a cut in subsidies, government has taken steps in the right direction by opting for direct benefit transfer.
PSU banks may see a sea change in near future as steps such as letting banks decide their hiring policies, infusing capital or tackling wilful defaults.
Government has made definite progress on the goods and services tax (GST) and it will be rolled out from April 1, 2016.