Saturday, March 27, 2010

National Seminar on Emerging Trends and prospects in Rural India-Bikaner on 2nd-3rd Oct 2009


It was rare opportunity for students if NIMS to partcipate in any competition , but one of the students of MBA-Intergrated made it be part of the National Seminar on Emerging Trends and Prospects in Rural India on 2nd and 3rd Oct 2009 at Bikaner. As there were partcipants from different college and B-schools to have a platform of putting their best effort of presentation on different topics related to the Theme on Rural aspects.
Ms.Shruti Upadhayay-MBA-Integrated
She participated and had talked on the topic -Case study-PAN PRD Retail Sector-as retail industry is one of the major industries in world, whereas China retail industry is the third largest emerging retail market. The above case deals with the strategies which China has implemented to be ahead of US and India...any further suggestion kindly mail on sgochhait@yahoo.co.in





Saturday, March 20, 2010

2010 International Business & Economics Research Conference to be held at Caesar’s Palace, October 11-13, 2010

Papers are peer reviewed in the sessions. Papers winning the “Best Paper Award” will automatically be reviewed for possible publication in one of the Clute Institute academic journals. Your paper or abstract will be published in the conference program and proceedings......

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Sixth Annual Research on Entrepreneurship Conference 2010

George Mason University School of Management proudly present the Sixth Annual Research on Entrepreneurship Conference on
Friday, March 26th 2010


Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (followed by a Reception)


Location: George Mason University, Fairfax Campus, VA 22030


At MERC, we firmly believe that research in Entrepreneurship is not the domain of any one academic discipline. Hence researchers from all academic disciplines across the mid-Atlantic are invited to participate in the fourth annual event. You are invited to submit research work that can conceivably be connected with any dimension of Entrepreneurship such as regional development and role of government, risk taking, engineering and innovation, autonomy and leadership. Examples of such academic work can include, but is not limited, to: creativity and innovation, new product or process development, examining the opportunities to change an industry, a community or our society through entrepreneurial activities, role of information technology in Entrepreneurship.

---------- Forwarded message ----------


From: Nacef Mouri
Date: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 2:04 AM
Subject: Your submission to MERC 2010 (acceptance notice)

To: Saikat Gochhait
Cc: "Prof. Joshi "

Dear Saikat

We are pleased to inform you that your submission (Strategic Predicament of IFGL Refractories Ltd) has been accepted for roundtable feedback session at MERC 2010 on March 26th. Please note that at least one of the authors must register for the conference. You will receive an official acceptance letter shortly, but since you are out of the country, we wanted to give advance notice so that you can benefit from the early bird discount. Please reply to this email and confirm that you will be attending the conference as this will help us finalize our schedule for presentations. Please note that your other submission (CSR as a Tool for Re-Branding) was not suitable for the theme of the conference and therefore not accepted for presentation.

Registration is now open and the early bird discount has been extended until March 15th. Please visit our website for further registration details:

http://somweb.gmu.edu/MERC/

Looking forward to meeting you soon.

Nacef
Nacef Mouri, PhD
Assistant Professor of Marketing-School of Management-George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030- Email:nmouri@gmu.edu
Tel: (703) 993-1769: Fax: (703) 993-1809

For further details on the above paper forward your suggestions on sgochhait@yahoo.co.in

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz Competition-2010 at Jaipur

Ms.Preeti Agrawal and Ms. Ritu Rajgharia(MBA Students-Taxila Business School)
Mr. Ganesh Singh and Mr. Nayan Shukla(Taxila Business School)

The day was 5th of March. We had send two teams from Taxila Business School-Jaipur in the hopes of making a mark at the Crucible event happening at Jaipur. Though I had not set my hopes too high, I was pretty confident about that our students would surely learn , because the primary opponents in Rajasthan were BITS-Pilani teams themselves. But fate has its games.


Winners-Arya University
I will get to the questions directly, and want to keep this post strictly business. The Tata Crucible 2010-prelim round quiz was won by Arya University, Jaipur, followed by BITS-Pilani as runners-up.


Prelims.-Questions


1- Whose tagline “Used by men, enjoyed by women”

Axe

2- This magazines 1st issue had Marliyn Monroe on its cover and the magazines had no date coz its publisher was not sure whether there will be a 2nd issue?

Playboy

3- Pic of Montek singh ahluwalia.

4- Which co acquired Viva & Maltova from jagajit industries?

Glaxo smithkline

5- Which famous home appliances co was founded by Thomas alva Edison?

GE

6- Pic of brand mascot tony the Tiger?

Kellogs

7- Which famous institution was established in New Delhi under the aegis of

Colombo plan?

AIIMS

8- Which great voice of India once endorsed glycodin ?

Lata Mangeshkar

9- Screw it lets do it?

Richard Branson

10- Advertisement tagline “the new size zero”

Sony vaio

11- New and old logo of Dabur.

12- Which business group makes Ajanta & Samay clocks ?

13- “Sense and Simplicity”

Philips

14- Time magazine cover showing Larry page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt

15- slogan “57 varieties”

Heinz Ketchup

16- Pic of Chevrolet Beat

17- NDTV good times, Who is JV partner?

Kingfisher

18- Which Japanese co is worlds largest tyre manufacturer?

Bridgestone

19- While working as chemist at J Lyons & co. which future british PM helped them develop a method for preserving ice cream?

Margaret Thatcher

20- sound clip of ‘dance pe chance maar le’ , Identify the production house

Yashraj films

WILD CARD ROUNDS


1) What is the tag-line for Youtube?

Broadcast yourself

2) Air Jordan, was the first Nike shoe not to feature what?

The Swoosh, the Nike logo

3) What is the Lifeline Express undertaken by Tata?

It is a hospital on rails, for the Bihar Chattisgarh belt.

4) Which TV channel advertises itself as India’s Glamour and Lifestyle channel, and connect it to a major media group in India of not necessarily the same medium?

Zoom, an undertaking by the Times of India Group

5) Who endorses Samsonite?

Richard Branson

6) The Hollerith Corporation became what in the future?

IBM

7) What isthe trading symbol of Agilent Technologies?

A

8) This airline’s call sign is Speedbert. It’s predecessor was “Imperial Airways“. It has served several countries around the globe. Name the Airline.

British Airways

9) Which great iconic character was created by Bobby Kooka?

Air India Maharaja

LET’S TOSS

1) Packaged Holiday or Holiday packages was an idea started by this individual in 1851 between Leicestershire and Loughborough?

Thomas Cook

2) Why is the Rupee used as a currency in S.E. Asia?
Rupee derives from Rupiah which in Sanskrit means ‘wrought silver’. People in ancient India used to trade in pieces of silver long before.
3) A 2009 product was called the N95 mask, why was it called the N95 mask?
N95 mask was used in the swine flu affected regions of the world. 95nm was the filtering capacity of the mask.

4) When Marcus Junior visited the Black Sea Coast, he found the potential of transporting huge amount of something. He then built 8 ships for doing that. what are we talking about here?

The Royal Dutch Shell Company

5) In UK, its called the Asda, in Japan it is called Seiyu and in India the Best Price. What?

Walmart

6) Launched in June 1,19980 by David Walker and Lois Hart, the couple, it calls itself the “World’s most trusted name in their business“?

CNN

TATA WORLD


1) “Please help yourselves” is the tag-line of which organisation?

Tata Ginger

2) Enigma is a line of optical frame solutions from which company?

Tata Eye Plus

3) What is “Tata Nagar“?

Armoured Carrier, Wheeled, Indian Pattern (ACV-IP), known also as Indian Pattern Carrier or under other similar names, was an armoured car produced in India during WW 2. Those produced by Tata Locomotives were called “Tatanagars” after the location of the works.

4) Complete the list. N Chandrashekaran, ……………………, F.C.Kohli

S Ramadorai