Author Archives: Rajiv

We often lose insights from many readily available studies. Here so in mine too. The groundbreaking work of Alfred North Whitehead on the Philosophy of Science creates a legacy in erupting similar thoughts. The reflection is similar to many around us but often ignore in gaining deeper insights. Read More »

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Off late there have been enormous focus on the workplace efficiencies and off course companies can do wonders in simply diverting the focus to the right direction. Mostly organizations focus on skills, competencies and other similar development aspects. In spite of some limited efforts, some companies are experimenting with the other aspects of developing efficiencies i.e. energy. A widely referenced example is Wachovia Bank where energy programs boosted productivity. Many companies like Ernst & Young, Sony, Deutsche Bank, Nokia, ING Direct, Ford, and MasterCard adopting similar approaches: Making a separate quite room for meditation, promoting healthy food habits, a must paid on leave in year etc. Read More »

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Global Poverty Indicators are considered one of the major parameters in assessing the global growth. Based on some of the previous achievements, World Bank Group has set its target to reduce the extreme poverty to below 3 % by 2030. According to World Bank own analysis and report, this goal is very difficult to achieve. Read More »

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Within United States, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulates the manufacturing and distribution of Control Substance products. As obligated with social responsibility to streamline the pharmaceutical supply chain and related functions, Controlled Substances Act was enacted by DEA for secure electronic transmission of Schedule II controlled substance orders without the supporting paper Form 222. The regulatory control is designed to streamline the operations and aimed to prevent the illegitimate pharmaceutical drugs into illegal routes and also ensuring the required supply for the legitimate medical uses. Control Substance Ordering System (CSOS) was designed in support the Pharmaceutical companies and bring transparency and efficiency in the distribution of controlled substance orders for Schedule II substances and supporting DEA 222 regulated requirements. Read More »

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This is a remarkable story of IBM revival told by its ex-chief Louis Gerstner Jr. First of all I must say that I was not amused by the fact that he never intended to write this story. This is such a powerful insight of the revival of an iconic company and it must be told to the world that what is important. Great companies survive and reflect in the market place not simply because of operational capabilities but also because of its various other core facets built around its cultural domain. First of all I must say that people like Louise Gerstner must not only write a book once in a lifetime but must always write every day. Read More »

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