At a time when the average company on the S&P 500 only survives for two decades, it’s surprising to see that there are companies that have existed for centuries around the world. The oldest company still operating today is in Japan. It’s a construction firm called Kongo Gumi that dates to 578 and has specialized in building temples for 14 centuries. Today, though the company has been bought by a construction conglomerate, temples still account for 80% of its business. … [Read more...] about This map shows which companies have lasted hundreds (and even thousands) of years
Why do we work? Many of us might give a simple transactional answer to the question: We work in order to make money. For the American psychologist Abraham Maslow, and the management thinkers inspired by his theory of motivation, people’s motives for working could not be reduced to a paycheck. Instead, Maslow and his followers argued in management texts and training seminars that people work to fulfill higher psychological needs. People work to become self-actualized and to find meaning—provided that meaning can be found in the mundane realities of working life. … [Read more...] about Is the search for meaningful work a trap?
On February 14 (Friday), Airtel had said it will pay Rs 10,000 crore to the Department of Telecommunications by February 20 and the remaining before March 17.But on Monday, the company rushed to make part payments and said, "we are in the process of completing the self assessment exercise expeditiously and will duly make the balance payment upon completion of the same, before the next date of hearing in (the) SC". … [Read more...] about Bharti Airtel pays Rs 10,000cr to govt towards statutory dues
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"The government has taken many initiatives like Make in India, ease of doing business, investor facilitation, FDI reforms, new infrastructure creation and various outreach programmes to increase share of manufacturing in GDP and create 100 million jobs by 2024," Mohapatra said.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about About Rs 30,000 cr tenders cancelled to promote Make in India products: DPIIT Secy Guruprasad Mohapatra