Why England Was The First Country To Industrialize History is a fascinating, gripping subject that brings to light many facets of our past existence. Same is true of economic history. And one of the most fascinating debates in economic history concerns the Industrial revolution, that monumental event which changed the economic fortunes of countries and … Read more England & The Industrial Revolution
There was an era when employees went to work just to work, when those who were determined, driven and devoted were promoted to higher positions of responsibility, and no one mulled over the effectiveness of the team as a whole and the impact on organizational productivity. Those times are changing though. Organizations today, whether large … Read more The Importance of Employee Development
In the 80’s, the band Dire Straits released an iconic song, Money For Nothing, a social commentary on how easily money seemed to flow to some people. As confidence returns to the world economy, and stocks keep rising to new highs, one would be forgiven for thinking the song was about investors in cryptocurrencies. In … Read more Money For Nothing, Bits For Free
“La femme est l’avenir de l’homme” (Woman is the future of man) so sang the French singer Jean Ferrat in 1975, inspired by a poem of Louis Aragon, and as a tribute to the progress of women’s movement as mentioned in the book under review. A women’s world, a better world?” by Muriel de Saint-Sauveur, … Read more A Women’s World A Better World?
Leading modern day philosopher, Alain de Botton has revolutionised attitudes towards the study of philosophy. His books like How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel and The Architecture of Happiness, have successfully shifted philosophy from the inaccessible realm of academia to practical everyday life. With his wit and … Read more Alain de Botton – Enriching Life Through Philosophy