COPS in the air
two aircraft almost had a collision while one was landing and the other
departing from Delhi airport. While we yet do not know the cause of the
near mishap, it did highlight the highly critical role played by the
traffic policeman of the skies - the air traffic controllers. The volume and
complexity of today's air traffic has put pressure on all services -
airline services, runway space, technical services, and many others.
But by far the most critical is that of the air traffic controller.
Monitoring all ground movements of aircraft, take-offs and landings,
handling approach control monitors for approaching and departing
traffic, and en route control requires skillful control by highly
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good boss knows his long-term objectives, and how to achieve them.
He is a good tactician who knows how to initiate and take advantage
of what follows from his initiatives. If he is a good manager of
people, he gets the best out of them, especially his juniors. But if
he is bossy, he loses respect. Respect is deserved, not demanded.
He knows how to direct them, to win
their loyalty and how to fire their motivation.
British Library, Chandigarh, recently organised a seminar on "Study
Opportunities in the UK." To conduct the seminar, the library
invited education expert Aprajita Kalra, Manager Education UK, British
Council, New Delhi, to update the interested candidates with first-hand
information on education in Britain.
market to grow in 2008
of human resources functions is expected to increase in 2008 after
remaining relatively flat since 2005, a study says. "The
cumulative total contract value of human resources outsourcing (HRO)
transactions reached USD 21.2 billion in 2006 and is expected to be USD
25.4 billion by the end of this year," according to the study by
the Everest Research Institute.
to plug the gap
Lack of skilled manpower
in animation, gaming
shortage of trained professionals could impede the progress of the
country's animation and gaming industries, which, otherwise possesses a
tremendous potential for growth, a report said. "A growing
demand-supply gap in manpower requirements could act as a dampener to
both these industries, preventing them from achieving their full
potential," a Nasscom report released in Mumbai said recently.
THE Indian School of
Business (ISB), Hyderabad, and the Department of Management Studies,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, recently signed up for
promoting academic research at the masterís and doctoral levels.
Professors and academicians from both institutions will also
collaborate on joint research projects and publish their research in
internationally reputed academic journals.
Q I am pursuing my
CA and I want to know about the prospects of Indian CAs abroad. Is
it recognised or not? What is their weight age abroad and can they
compete with the CAs from abroad?
ó Janki Vyas