VCG hires from XLRI

Grow revenues with Vector Consulting Group.

MUMBAI: XLRI has placed its largest ever batch of 300 students in 3.5 days with 108 recruiters including 45 first-timers making a total of 321 offers. The median salary offered to the batch is Rs 17 lakh while the minimum is Rs 12 lakh. Around 99 students were offered PPOs (Pre-Placement Offers) from their summer […]

How to become your OEM’s favourite supplier

CCI directives for OEMs

Tier 1 suppliers of the auto industry claim that they fulfill more than 90% of the orders of the OEMs on a monthly basis. The OEMs, however, complain that the supplies are highly unreliable. Before we take sides, let’s look at how the two entities transact. Picture: ESO Auto Parts Before the month begins or […]

The threat of e-tailers! How do you over come?

implementing pull systems in mom-n-pop stores

E-tailers, with their astronomical valuation figures, are all the rage these days. The daily papers are full of stories of unprecedented funding figures. Flipkart declared that it is chasing the valuation figure of USD100 billion. Amazon’s valuation is 500 times its earnings. While its sales growth rate has been impressive at 40% (CAGR) over the […]

CCI directives-not necessarily bad news for OEMs

CCI directives for OEMs

The Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) recent penalty on a few car manufacturers for what it calls “restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices” may be perceived as a disagreeable reprimand to the auto industry. But the situation may not be as grim as the first reading suggests. The CCI says that the auto companies or OEMs […]

Time to Invest in Thought-ware?

Time to Invest in Thought-ware

Do we really see the world around us with our eyes or do we see it using our mental models. Behavioral scientists are concluding that when it comes to perceiving the world around us, our prejudices shaped by past experiences play a major role. This means that, we as human beings can have different perceptions […]