News Burger of the Day – Your Daily Prep Diet – Sept 30

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If you follow these articles regularly, they will help build a broader perspective of the current Indian and global business scenario. Also, moving away a bit from regular news, we will try to bring forth informative articles that will guide your preparation for interviews. We also realize that long articles tend to be boring and difficult to retain. So, we’ll try to post links to informative videos that will help retention of information easier with their infographics.


Chanda Kochhar’s inspiring story

Read about the story behing ICICI Bank’s rise to the top as the number 1 private bank in the country under the helm of its decorated female CEO Chanda Kochhar. Her vision has directly led to ICICI pursuing new methods to make banking simpler for Indians, and she serves as an excellent role model for aspiring businesspeople. This post focuses on ICICI’s developments in the Digital Banking segment, and bear particular relevance in these times where Digital India takes centrestage. (Forbes India)

Role model questions have been gaining prominence in interviews across b-schools. We shall try to provide growth stories of stellar individuals from time to time, so that you can choose one for yourself if you haven’t already.


India improves on Global Competitiveness rank list

Modi government’s pro-development and anti-corruption stance has resulted in India jumping up 16 places on World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report. This positive sentiment by investors is credited to a business-friendly political environment. But should we be happy at our current rank? (LiveMint)


Video: Understanding the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

While the 2008 Global Financial Crisis might be the more famous cousin, its older Asian counterpart was largely responsible for deciding the status of east-Asian economies as the millenium turned. It also bears a connection to the 2008 Crisis. This video explains what were the underlying and immediate causes leading to this crisis.


Happy mind-chomp!

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