Saturday, August 29, 2009

Book Value

1)      'When Bubbles Burst: Surviving the financial fallout' by John P. Calverley (

2)      'Financial Planning for Doctors' by Amar Pandit (

3)      'How the Mighty Fall' by Jim Collins (

Book Mark

1)      'Chaotics: The business of managing and marketing in the age of turbulence' by Philip Kotler and John A. Caslione (

2)      'My Story' by Lewis Hamilton (

3)      'Truth, Lies & Advertising: The art of account planning' by Jon Steel (

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Books of Account

1)      'Professional Opportunities for Members: An appraisal' from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (

2)      'Who Runs Britain?' by Robert Peston (


Saturday, August 22, 2009

Book Value

1)      'Honglou Fortune' by Rena He Hanxi (

2)      'Culturetopia' by Jason Young (

3)      'Clean Development Mechanism and Carbon Credits: A primer' from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (

Book Mark

1)      'The Admirable Company' by Michael Brown and Paul Turner (

2)      'Journalism: Principles & practice,' second edition by Tony Harcup (

3)      'The Gentle Art of Getting Your Own Way' by Patrick Forsyth (

Friday, August 07, 2009

Susan Bennett - Videos on YouTube

1)      Objectives of Newseum

2)      How has been the response of visitors to the exhibits

3)      On the demise of many newspapers in the US

4)      Newspapers are trying to figure out how to make money from online platform

5)      Risks in journalism

6)      Daniel Pearl's personal effects

7)      Need to maintain independence in journalism

8)      Are people burdened by excessive news

Susan Bennett - on YouTube

Brief interaction with Susan Bennett, Vice President/Marketing and Deputy Director, Newseum, Washington, DC (, August 5, 2009, 11.30 am

Monday, August 03, 2009

V. Vijaya Kumar - Videos on YouTube

1)      New projects soon

2)      Balancing business and acting

3)      Strengths of Tamil movie industry

4)      How 'recession' has impacted Indian consumer mind-set

5)      Unpredictability of consumer electronics market does lead to confusion in choice

6)      Dealers face challenges in stocking multiple brands and models

7)      Why the popularity of hire-purchase system has declined

8)      Interest vs Processing fees

V. Vijaya Kumar - on YouTube

Brief interaction with V. Vijaya Kumar, Executive Director, Vasanth & Co, Chennai (in Tamil), August 2, 2009, 10.30 pm (At Marriott New York Marquis)

Jung Soo Shin - Videos on YouTube

1)      Need for creating new markets during recession

2)      Perceptions about innovation

3)      Changes in business strategy necessitated by shifts in demand patterns

4)      Premium market in India

Jung Soo Shin - on YouTube

Brief interaction with Jung Soo Shin, President & CEO, South West Asia, Samsung Electronics Pvt Ltd, New Delhi (, August 2, 2009, 5.30 pm (At the dinner in Chart House, on the Hudson River, NJ

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Books of Account

1)      'The Dynamics of Competition: Understanding India's manufacturing sector' by K. Pushpangadan and N. Shanta (

2)      'Strategic Alliances & Marketing Partnerships' by Richard Gibbs and Andrew Humphries (

Book Value

1)      '20/20 Money: See the markets clearly and invest better than the pros' by Michael J. Hanson (

2)      'Financial Wisdom: Finance for non-finance executives' by A. P. Dash (

3)      'The Seven Pillars of Health: The natural way to better health for life' by Don Colbert (

Book Mark

1)      'Built to Serve: How to drive the bottom line with people-first practices' by Dan J. Sanders (

2)      'What the Customer Wants You to Know' by Ram Charan (

3)      'Who Stole My Energy?' by Ariana Trinity (

Manage Mentor

1)      'Loops' by Mike Chaet and Stephen C. Lundin (

2)      'Gandhian Management: The paragon of higher order management' by Ram Pratap (