Blended whiskies were considered as inferior product compared to the single malt. But the best voted whiskies like Hibiki, Taketsuru, are blended whiskies and are proving the notion that “single malts are the best” to be no longer true. Chivas Regal came out with the event last year called “The blend” to educate the whisky lovers the art of blending their own whiskies. At the event Chivas team supplied the guests, with 5 small bottles
Principal of a school was quite irritated with the parents coming late to pick up their children after the school was over. This was forcing some teachers to wait for hours till the last child was Picked up. Principal had a brilliant idea . The school started charging the parents Rs. 10 for each hour of delay. Did it work? The new policy was a disaster. Now, the grumbling teachers found that the number of
Can aiming low make an ideal example for modern management theory? This is a story of men’s urinal at the Amsterdam airport. Where the janitor painted a realistic looking fly in the urinal near the drain. Men started aiming low at the fly to make it fly away and spillage around the urinal came down by 80%. Cost of cleaning reduced by 8%. This was a favorite example of the great Behavioral Economist T.H. Thaler.
A Bat and a ball cost together Rs.110. The bat costs Rs. 100 more than the ball. What is the cost of the ball? This simple question took wicket of many in the past. Whether person is an expert in the field of finance or not , most will give an answer that would be wrong. Reason is that the question appears to be so simple that most people presume that there is no need
It’s simple, be nimble – Part 6 Economists define productivity as Output / Input Normally output per hour of labour is measured for comparison over the years or across companies or countries. Multi-factor productivity measurement is also resorted to. This measure mostly used in manufacturing sector is normally quantitative – say x meters of cloth per hour of labour. In the context of services the quantitative measure alone would not be sufficient and both output