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In the recent past, a game called ‘Blue Whale’ became the major topic of discussion as well as matter of concern for all of us. In connection with the game, another term called ‘Dark Web’ was also heard for the first time by many among us, and the IT security professionals went hoarse saying that the conspirators behind this life-threatening game were using 'Dark Web' to hide their identity. But what is this ‘Dark Web’ all about? Is it the extended version of the Internet we use on a daily basis, or something else? The 'Dark Web', also termed as ‘Dark Net’, can be referred to as encrypted online resources that are not indexed on traditional search engines, a subset of deep web part which is a vast collection of web content that doesn't appear through regular net browsing. A specialised browser

Hindustan National Glass (HNG) is a forerunner in manufacturing container glasses operating on Pan-India basis with six plants across the country and serving to a wide client-base both nationally and internationally to twenty three countries. HNG is considered to be the undisputed market-leader, enjoying 55% of total market-share in container-glass space. HNG's lone annual turnover is Rs. Six Hundred crores, with group turnover being Rs. Twenty Four Hundred crores. The company employs two thousand staff, including workers out which there are permanent and contractual workers too. Rishra Works, HNG's mother-factory, operates in three shifts 24×7. Having its inception in 1946, they employ 'Good Manufacturing Practices' with six unions from various political affiliations running smoothly over decades. HNG's HR Practices are exemplary across all HR functions like Recruitment & Selection (accords priority to Employee Referrals and other sources) and Performance Management System

Do you think your professional life as a whole can always be perfect? Maybe you have a team member you don’t get along with? Or maybe you have a boss that doesn’t appreciate you?In the real world work & business is not always fun & satisfying. Research indicates that one can improve the business landscape by getting better at one thing: Emotional Intelligence. Now, what exactly is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional Intelligence can be defined as the ability of an individual to effectively perceive, control, and evaluate emotions in his own self as well as in others.Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the area of cognitive ability that facilitates interpersonal behaviour and is about directing emotions in optimal ways that help to communicate effectively with others using verbal and non-verbal cues. An emotionally intelligent individual is able to overcome difficult situations in life in a

This series focuses upon the various facets of Blockchain technology, which the author will discuss in his subsequent posts.Whether it is a gathering of tech savvy people or business representatives, of late there is a lot of hue and cry about a technology called, Blockchain. The way open source has overpowered licensed products some few years back, Blockchain is following the same footsteps. Some few years down the line it will presumably be the most accepted technology to exchange data – a “transaction”, in Blockchain terminology. One of the factors for its wide acceptance is because of the way it records every transaction in a 'Distributed Ledger' which disrupts the traditional way of recording in a 'Centralized Ledger' (a Ledger can be assumed as a page where every transaction is recorded). Blockchain technology in its extreme disruption, replaces traditional Client–Server network

Human resource management regards training and development as a function concerned with organizational activity aimed at bettering the job performance of individuals and groups in organisational settings and one very important area of training & development which every company focuses on today for all the right reasons is communication. With this thought, the HR specialization students of Globsyn Business School (GBS) got the opportunity to have an incredible interactive session with Ms. Ria Mukherjee Basu (Faculty – Culture and Language Initiatives, TCS Talent Development) who is looking after nurturing of the TCS employees when it comes to communication and soft skills development. The session groomed the students on Employability Enhancement and Placement Mentoring. Ms. Basu enlightened us on how communication skills are extremely important in today’s scenario and how a good communicator can have that extra edge which can help the individual grow in

Almost every enterprise will transform themselves to act like digital native as the digitized global economy continues to expand according to a report from International Data Corporation (IDC). This report also highlighted the fact that, Enterprises are being rebuilt around technologies like Cloud, Mobile, BigData Analytics and Social Media. Often these technologies are referred to as 3rd Platform Technologies. Enterprises are further enabled by 'innovation accelerators' like Internet of Things (IOT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR). In the light of these insights, the IDC has made 10 predictions for IT landscape for both tech industry and non-tech industry moving into 2019 and beyond:By 2022, over 60% of global GDP will be digitized. Digital transformation must be carried out in priority in order to be in the competition. Some times that requires to bring in change in

Hello everyone! Today I am going to share my experience of attending a corporate connect event, organised by Globsyn Business School, where Mr. Samindra Roy, eminent personality and partner of Unigrow Solutions, explained to us about the various management functions, which are dynamic social processed, needed to run an organization. Mr. Roy further added that careful ‘Planning’ is considered to be one of the prime management functions. Planning is future oriented and determines an organization’s direction. It is a rational and systematic way of making decisions today that will affect the future of the company. It is like an organized foresight as well as corrective hindsight. It involves the predicting of the future as well as attempting to control the events. An effective planning programme incorporates the effect of both external as well as internal factors. The external factors are shortages

A professional on an average spends 6-10 hours each day at work along with his colleagues and regularly interacts with each other. A diverse organization has many members and building relationships is an integral part of any career strategy.What are the factors that motivate employees to do a particular job? For some, it is the prospect of getting a higher pay and advancement up the chain of command. For some others, it is a feeling of accomplishment or the ability to work independently or even self development through their work. According to research, these factors are derived from the individual’s personality characteristics and if employers can find suitable employees whose natural leanings matches with the characteristics of the concerned job duties and responsibilities, they could see significant advancement in company’s success.Personality is at the center of how we interact with

As business students it is important for us to connect with the corporate world in order to know how it works how it functions. At Globsyn Business School we got this opportunity.Mr. Aditya Sharma, Senior Vice President of Boson Energy-Asia, came to our Campus to teach us the fundamentals of accounts and share his knowledge Managerial and Financial Accounting. We were taught the basics of accounts specifically trading account, profit loss account, balance sheet, trial balance observation etc. Finance background students were overjoyed with such an exposure of the finance world while students from non-commerce streams were happy to have learned so much in one day and as a result of which, their interest in finance increased.Mr. Sharma shared his vibrant experiences and gave us important inputs of how a trial balance is to be observed as well as how

Globsyn Business School arranged for a dance therapy class with Angira Chakravorty as a part of its corporate connect sessions, and it was indeed a wonderful opportunity for us, students, because we could de-stress ourselves of our academic tensions. We also got to learn the nuances of team building, trust, coordination, gaining confidence, revitalizing our minds through various body movements that ma'am taught us. I'm looking forward to many more such therapeutic sessions in the future.Amiya Paul PGPM-IB Batch – 04 Globsyn Business School Last week we had excellent corporate session of business communication by Ms. Angira Chakrabarty. We learned many aspects of communication that we have to deal with, in the everyday life of an organization. The 'Dance Therapy for MBA Students' session was indeed very interesting, as it helped us to overcome the fear of being judged by others and to

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