Business Financing, which lays out the oldest companies still in existence in each country. The organization conducted its own research and did not work with any professional historians or academic institutions, so take their findings with a grain of salt. But in the broadest sense, they offer a glimpse into the industries that helped shape each country’s economy. In many cases, they also reveal the darker aspects of history, as nations accrued wealth through slavery and colonialism. … [Read more...] about This map shows which companies have lasted hundreds (and even thousands) of years
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In the decades since Maslow first proposed the now-iconic hierarchy of needs, it has acquired a life of its own. By the 1980s, it had become firmly entrenched in business textbooks and management education. Marketing firms, for example, drew on the hierarchy of needs in both their advertising work and their management training. Depicted in its iconic pyramid form—a pyramid that Maslow himself did not create—the hierarchy of needs continues to circulate in management textbooks and as internet memes. Even beyond memes and textbooks, what is most significant is how the ideas and ideologies underpinning the hierarchy of needs continue to resonate with present-day concerns about work, society, and the self. … [Read more...] about Is the search for meaningful work a trap?
Under the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, it was envisaged that all central government departments, their attached or subordinate offices and autonomous bodies controlled by the Government of India should ensure that purchase preference be given to domestic suppliers in government procurement. … [Read more...] about About Rs 30,000 cr tenders cancelled to promote Make in India products: DPIIT Secy Guruprasad Mohapatra
Ayushmann Khurrana on a winning streak: Will he make it 10 in a row starting with ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’? Bollywood sees dip in ‘love’ as ‘Love Aaj Kal’ witnesses lower traction on day two Malang gets an average run, Shikara is a major flop, Jawaani Jaaneman recovers cost … [Read more...] about Despite slowdown, theatres see 8.9% jump in footfalls in 2019
Sweet, cackling ghost of Colonel Sanders, would you LOOK at those. Complete with Jibbitz Charms that look and smell like fried chicken, these special edition rubber sandals combine two things synonymous with American culture and comfort. Putting on a pair is the casual footwear equivalent to wrapping your toes in the Stars and Stripes. … [Read more...] about KFC’s new Crocs are a brand partnership made in ‘Murica heaven