Tuesday, March 31, 2009

March 2009 appointments

March 2009
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1 - *Dr Mullasari Ajit Sankardas - 12.30 pm
2 - *Anand Sampathkumar and Praveena Anand - 1 pm; *T. K. Pandian - 5.30 pm
3 - *Phani Nagarjuna - 1 pm; Mukesh Butani - 5.30 pm (ph)
4 - *A. Suryanarayan - 12 noon; *Manish Sharma - 1 pm;
5 - *Amit Maheshwari - 4 pm
6 - *Ganesh Kumar Murugan, *Malabika Mitra - 1 pm; *P. R. Loganathan - 4 pm
7 - *Sulata Ajit, Lakshmi Krishnakumar - 1 pm
8 Sun -
9 - *Annie Jacob Verghese - 1 pm
10 - *Jayshree Suresh - 11.30 am; *Sridharan Mani - 4 pm
11 - *Sajan Poovayya - 11 am; *Pattikattar - 5 pm
12 - Krishna Kumar - 1 pm (?); *Rathish Babu - 1 pm
13 - *Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Event - 10 am; *L. Ravi Sankar, *R. Vittal Raj - 11 am; *D. B. Saxena - 1 pm; *S. Jai Kumar, and A. P. Ravi - 4 pm
14 - Odyssey Raja - 1 pm (Resch)
15 Sun - *B. Robert Raja - 1 pm, Amit ?
16 - TNM?
17 - *Ram Yeleswarapu - 1 pm
18 - Ramco (Resch); *T. Shivaraman - 1 pm
19 - VDSI - 1 pm (?); *Kala Vijayakumar - 1 pm; Penguin - 7 pm (?)
20 - *Indian School of Business - 10.30 am (Taj Cor); *AVR Venkatesa (AVR), and Prema Ramalingam- 1 pm; *N. Meera Raghavendra Rao - 4.30 pm
21 - *A. Praveen Kumar - 1 pm
22 Sun -
23 - *Ranjit Narasimhan - 1 pm
24 - *Rahul N. Saxena - 11 am; *Bhamy V. Shenoy - 1 pm
25 - *K. B. Srinivasan - 1 pm; Ranjith - 1 pm (Resch to 23)
26 - *V. Yurek Raaj 10 am; *V. Yuvaraj - 10.30 am; *Kamesh Ramamoorthy - 1 pm; *Pradeep Nevatia, *S. Gurumurthy - 7 pm
27 - *Palanivel Kuppusamy, *Pravin Shekar - 1 pm; *K. Muthu Selvam- 5 pm
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29 Sun - *G. Srinivasan, *M. Ramadoss, *R. Sekar, *B. Ravi - 10 am
30 - *Bala Chakravarthy - 9 am
31 - *Narasingarao Dataram - 1 pm; *S. Ramesh - 4 pm
(* means 'met/'spoke'; $$ Awaiting confirmation)

S. Ramesh - Videos











Auditors of Satyam have been betrayed by the management


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What is the law under which the auditors have been taken into custody

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Is the auditor eligible for bail

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Officials from the ICAI will be meeting the auditors soon

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Entire audit team of about 25 people, including articled clerks, asked not to leave the city

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All auditors are scared today, the profession is demoralised

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Fraud committed by top management is difficult to unearth


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The CA Institute should have taken up this issue, in the larger interest of the profession

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What the Supreme Court has said about bail

video

Onus of proof is on the prosecution

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What does the Auditing and Assurance Standard 4 say about the responsibility to detect fraud

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Any precedent involving auditors in a criminal offence relating to companies

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Bombay High Court verdict on auditor's responsibility

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Auditor does not conduct the audit with the object of discovering all frauds

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ICAI should educate the public on auditors' responsibilities and role

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Has the attraction of the profession diminished in the eyes of students

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On the mark-to-market debate and what the ICAI's stand should be

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Are the existing standards on accounting and auditing enough

video

Narasingarao Dataram

Narasingarao Dataram, President, e4e India
March 31, 2009, 1 pm



D. V. Narasingarao - Videos


Entrepreneur's passion needs to be balanced by a contrarian who is a realist

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My journey - 1 - Graduating from REC, Trichy, and deciding to stay in India, took a job in Wipro

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My journey - 2 - The RDBMS story, where we wanted to do development but began with training

video

My journey - 3 - SSI expansion, going public, largest acquisition, listing on the London Stock Exchange, Nasdaq tie-up

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My journey - 4 - Then came the downturn in 2001 which hit development and training, lessons learnt, and I decided to take a break and go back to school

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My journey - 5 - Why I chose to study in Great Lakes, Chennai


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Did I advise the younger generation in the campus, forget it

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Engineering curriculum should have at least two semesters on core accounting, and HR

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B-school admission should be after at least 5 years of work experience

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My journey - 6 - What next after one year in the campus, start a company or join a start-up or retire

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What is e4e - Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs, then Enterprises

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Investors, acquisitions, business services verticals, rightshoring model

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Why do conflicts arise and how to resolve email wars

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Conflicts are typically at peer level, and what is missing in companies today is candour

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What is integrity - it is just doing what I say I will, and that has to happen again and again and again

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Integrity and the ability to say no are meshed with each other

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Difference between the previous slowdowns and the present one

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Fall in attrition rates is accompanied by fall in the intake of fresh talent

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How can freshers who are on bench utilise the opportunity to learn within organisation

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Today there is a greater acceptance of entrepreneurship, unlike the cynicism earlier

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The promise of the domestic market for IT industry

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Retrofitting a Western business model may not work in India, you need to understand the ground dynamics of the Indian consumer

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Gaming is the silent revolution that is happening


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Functionality testing, a major area of growth in gaming industry which can tap part-time employees

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Today's business model thinks that there is better control over employees working full-time

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Can work-places in smaller companies attract people who would be willing to pay to work, for the experience to know what they are good at

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How SSI acted as a bridge between fresh engineers and industry

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S. Ramesh

S. Ramesh, Ramesh Subramaniam & Co, Chartered Accountants, Chennai
March 31, 2009, 4 pm

Monday, March 30, 2009

Bala Chakravarthy

Bala Chakravarthy, Shell Chair Professor of Sustainable Business Growth, IMD, Switzerland (http://www.imd.ch/), and author 'Profit or growth? Why you don't have to choose' (Wharton)
March 30, 2009, 9 am




Bala Chakravarthy - Videos


Companies with a long-term vision know exactly what capabilities they are missing

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Smart companies know how to position themselves

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Build and leverage is the story for economies as well, but they can be busy with knee-jerk reactions

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Restructuring in Europe is difficult, and the UK may need the next wave of Thatcherism

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On comparisons with the Great Depression and post-war days, and the boiling-frog syndrome


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Economists seem to be lost after having hit every button

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Paradox is that India is difficult to enter, but once you enter you can find a lot of breathing room

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There is limitless, unending corruption in Indian politics

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We got rid of monarchs, but we have the newly-minted kings in the form of political leaders

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Capabilities are not being brought in to address problems, both in the political and industrial spheres

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Three-way collaboration between academia, bureaucrats and politicians, and industrialists

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What are the ingredients of a top business school

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If the research tradition is strong in Indian business schools, media will benefit from academia's opinion

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On the quality of research in management

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Academia's involvement with corporates can be in many forms, including directorships

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Remembering my teacher…

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One most valuable work lesson is that you need to be loyal to your organisation

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Loyalty is about aligning with a cause, it is not about the length of employment

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A story about customer focus - in a Brazilian airline

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What's good about the young, and what's worrying

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Self-renewal is the indicator of performance, at the individual and organisational levels, as an indicator of adaptability

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Essence of Indian philosophy is to continuously seek wisdom

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You can be spiritual without being religious, and that applies to organisations too

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My next book will be on leadership dilemmas

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Author reading the book - a snatch

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Does 'Slumdog Millionaire' have lessons for Indian enterprises

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