by Rupnarayan Bose The complaint that there is a tremendous shortage of skilled/qualified/good people is heard all too frequently from those who are on the lookout for suitable people to employ. Yet, I see around me qualified people not getting the opportunities they deserve. The fault, as the saying goes, lies somewhere in between. The … Continue reading The Recruitment Paradox: Why Good people are Difficult to Find
Rupnarayan Bose The ICC Banking Commission’s Opinion to query [TA717rev2] was published in the January-March 2011 issue of the DC Insight. The Banking Commission in its ‘Analysis and conclusion’ stated that, “…A number of these do not reflect good banking practice ….It would not, therefore, be appropriate for ICC to offer any opinion as to … Continue reading A critical analysis of ICC TA 717 rev2.
IntroductionOn 15 June 2017 ICC (Paris) released a document, numbered 470/1272, titled Decision of the ICC in respect of a revision of UCP 600 following a comprehensive consultation. The ICC Executive Committee essentially said: “In line with the majority recommendation of National Committees, it is not considered, at this stage, to be appropriate to undertake … Continue reading My wish list for the next UCP
While going about one’s day to day business, one often stumbles upon the truth. But one then picks oneself up, pretends that nothing has happened, and moves on. For some, ignorance is bliss, and knowledge is not for sharing. If to no one else, these laments of mine could surely apply to some of the … Continue reading If you have heard about the ISBP, raise your hand
[This is another blast from the past (1996), when I was wearing another hat as the President of a finance company in Bombay. Nowadays I simply watch from the galleries the market and the smart Johnnies making the same mistakes over and over again. My core interest over the last two decade is on what … Continue reading The Empire strikes back