“It’s not the customer’s job to know what they want” – Steve Jobs The above comment from one of the most creative icons of modern time really kicks up this debate. If the brain behind one of the most successful innovative company in the world feels this way, why do companies spend billions of dollars […]Read more "Does customer feedback really matter?"
Quality Processes from Japan have been on the top of any of the Q departments list over last decade or so. Concepts such as Six Sigma, Kanban, Kaizen and Total Quality Management have been thrown around a lot during these times. In the companies, I had the opportunity to work, the Q departments emphasized on […]Read more "Secret of Japanese Quality Concepts!!"
Elections have always held a fascination for me. First of all it gives the feeling that Democracy is alive and kicking, but more importantly it reveals a lot of mass mobilization and management strategies. Also, the way different personalities succeed or fail to carry through a strategy due to their own unique attributes adds to […]Read more "Management Lessons from Bihar Elections"
Preface: Between your wallet and that locker in your house where you keep things safe (in theory; in practice you forget to put things in there safely, and then have a panic attack as you desperately search everywhere for your missing passport), how many government documents do you think you have? A quick check shows […]Read more "Store your important documents in DIGILOCK in india which is free"
Scheme Rate of interest 2015-16(%) Post office savings bank 4.0 1 year Time Deposit 8.4 2 year Time Deposit 8.4 3 year Time Deposit 8.4 5 year Time Deposit 8.5 5 year Recurring Deposit 8.4 5 year Sr. citizen scheme (SCS) 9.3 5 year Monthly income scheme(MI) 8.4 5 year National savings certificate(NSC) 8.5 10 […]Read more "Revised Indian Post office interest rates w.e.f. 1.4.2015"
Narendra Modi’s slogan ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao ‘ brought the above scheme in India by Indian govt. The main features of the scheme is as follows: It is a savings scheme for girl child to help her for her higher education and wedding. The contributions to this scheme are eligible for tax deduction under 80-C […]Read more "Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – Modi’s scheme for girl child"
NPS (New Pension scheme) is a social security scheme for all especially for public from unorganized sector including self employed persons and professionals. Salient features The National Pension System (NPS) was launched on 1st January, 2004 with the objective of providing retirement income to all the citizens. Investors contribute defined monthly amounts towards NPS. This […]Read more "New Pension Scheme – Govt. of India"