Notable Thoughts For the Weekend
A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all” - Anonymous. Few notable thoughts that are worth sharing and spreading.
India, the superstar
Think India presents India as a balanced, open vista where everything can be a success owing to democratic outlook, intelligent and educated manpower, and high end manufacturing strength. The authors paint a factual picture of the current economy with its high points as well as baggage of the economic and social gains that are making India a substantial economic power to be reckoned with. It analyses the current scenario and extrapolates as to how and why India could or would be an economic superstar.
Indian outsourcers gaining global share: Gartner
According to Gartner, the top six Indian offshore service providers, including Satyam, Wipro, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant and HCL Technologies, accounted for 2.4% of the total worldwide IT services market last year as compared to 1.9% in 2006.
The MBA myth
For people who love what they do, whether that’s programming, design, designing watches, or building cars, that’s a great motivation to not grow your company too quickly. Enjoy the time when you can actually be a full participant in the actual activities themselves, rather than just managing them
Alaska Airlines saves millions by rethinking check-in flow
The airline studied theme parks, hospitals, and retailers to see how they handled similar situations. Then, the team built mock-ups in a warehouse using cardboard boxes for podiums, kiosks, and belts in order to find ways to increase efficiency.