Author Archives: indogermanican

High customer orientation in the classroom

Just a short example of how professors at IIMC understand their subjects. Student: What’s the deadline for our final project, Sir? Prof. Mishra: What would you like it to be? Student: December 14. Prof. Mishra: Fine, December 14 it is. … Continue reading

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Even the Joka tigers can’t resist the #CurryPants

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The Great Indian Number Trick for Businesses

Even just a handful of the Indian biryani will fill some growth-starving firm’s tummy. Even a really small percentage of the large Indian number might be pretty massive comparatively. All you have to do is to never forget that “the head, the heart and the purse must be in alignment”… Continue reading

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Indian Railways: the world’s largest e-commerce retailer

“The Indian Railways is a […] never-before and hopefully a never-after world. It is the world’s largest e-commerce retailer, yet it runs a train network that is dirty, uncomfortable and far from modern by technological standards” says Rama Bijapurkar in … Continue reading

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Food, Music & Love at SUBWAY – The bizarre Indian marriage proposal

She: Are you married?
Me: No. [smiling]
She [smiles]: Will you marry me?
Me, slightly confused, just smiling back. In the meantime a quite old-looking priest fully covered in white enters the shop.

Male employee [laughs and forms a plane out of his hand to show how she’ll fly with me to Germany]: Very good, Sir.
Me, just keeping the smile. Continue reading

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Music changes the world, even in Fast Food Restaurants

Entered a Subway: Kinda tense atmosphere. While having my meal I requested to turn on some music. After enjoying Backstreet Boys, I asked for some Bengali/Hindi tunes. By the time I was leaving the staff was singing, laughing & smiling. … Continue reading

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10 Quotes to grasp India’s leading B-School spirit

“Average is a fiction created by statistics which does not exist.”
(Prof. Rajan Das, Industry & Competitive Analysis)

So in that sense, let us be outliers, and accept as many advices as we can from our profs to embrace the #JOKAspirit and take it to into the business world beyond the local borders. Continue reading

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