What’s Worth Reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 5 : April 20 to April 27)

The fourth week of our new weekly series on InsideIIM, where Shreyas Panse (Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers) picks out the best  from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read.


Here is the list of this week’s best content across the web :

How Election Commission got more women to participate in voting

El Nino can be a mixed bag of India. But the government still needs to be better prepared

People are talking a lot about Thomas Piketty’s book. What’s so special about it

Private equity firms are no worse to workers than regular owners. In fact they are stricter on the top executives than the publicly owned boards

Building an experience based brand loyalty

Both India and Indonesia are going to polls. Both are drawing positive interest from foreign investors, but they differ quite a bit

The (possible) logic behind Apple’s decision to split its stock. Also on Apple: turning into kind of a movie studio

If the pilot of your delayed flight tells you he would be making up some time in the air, he is not making an empty claim

NOTA deluge: A summary of NOTA awareness efforts , how it might be largely distracting and useless, and an entire village voting NOTA

Condoms in sachets? Well, it definitely worked for shampoo

cartoon character disrupting a nation? Surely this is a joke

Longer reads

Larry Page’s story and return to the helm of Google

The world is running out of natural resources. Or it is at the brink of next set of innovations

Ten breakthrough technologies of 2014


All previous week’s recommendations can be found here



Shreyas Panse is a Delhi-based Consultant working with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He blogs at shreyasp.wordpress.com. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore.


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