Do unto yourself do unto others

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There are times when an employer has to pass a judgment on moral grounds against an employee. This is a case of a big manufacturer and his agent of a territory. The agent collected a cash component of an order from a customer and he did not remit the amount to the manufacturer. The agent in the past had been pleading the manufacturer to remit his commissions but the manufact...
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How Important is Knowledge

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I was quite proud of the fact that I good education – technical as well as management till one day I could understand meaning of the term called as “Turnover.” During the time when I was setting up a small factory about forty years back, I once had a discussion with my erstwhile employer. I had said, “What is important is Profit and not the Turnover.” He told “Profit is import...
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No Alcohol Drinking during the Festival

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Alcohol has become an important factor in social circles in many cultures. Almost in every country during the festivals, people prefer alcoholic drinks. Thus alcohol has become the most widely used recreational drug in the world. It is a legal drug which is available without any prescription. Though Amitava Dasgupta in his article, The Science of Drinking, has mentioned that dr...
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Theory and Practice

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I learnt “Business Law” as a subject in my “Marketing Management” course, during the first job. Although I was pursuing a marketing career then, yet I could not appreciate the importance of the subject. I failed to understand the utility knowing and recalling various Acts, Statutes, Case Laws, Customs and Usage of “Business Law”. I thought that the information was catalogued ...
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What death is , my view!

I have been thinking about death for many years. It is a natural thought for every one.It has been answered differently in different religions and in different cultures. My interpretation is as per my own understanding and that is what is important for me. I saw the trunk of an old tree which had fallen, while walking through a jungle . The tree had lived probably for tw...
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To live one’s dream

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To be happy in life one has to follow certain principles. For every one there are certain basic requirements like money, health , eduction, family which should be there. Therefore a man should take care of his health, physical and mental . He should go through all the rigours to get a proper education. He should get proper eployment or do business to earn handsomely and ...
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Nostalgic memories of New Year

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On 1st Jan 1972, the first day of the year, I had got up with groggy eyes after having hardly two to three hours of sleep. On New Year eve I was at old Pune club till wee hours. It was a cold morning in a friend's house. His house was more or less a shelter where I had got ready in semi darkness and then had rushed to catch the bus to my factory. Once I had reached the factory ...
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Importance of having children

Our society always recommended that a family is complete only when a couple has a child. When I was a bachelor I thought that one should get married but why to add to the responsibilities by having children. To some it sounded as an unnatural life style. Initially I could not comprehend their point of view. I argued that India is a country of teeming millions. One could ...
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