From the Editor's Desk So, when you blamed your manager for not appreciating your 'out of the box' idea, turns out you might have been right. According to research by Justin Berg of Stanford, the best judges of creative ideas are neither managers nor the idea creators themselves, but peers of the creator who have spent time creating their own ideas, but not the idea in question. Instead of allowing only managers to evaluate and select ideas, companies should ask creators to weigh in on the idea, maybe by letting them vote on their peers' ideas. Also, managers with creator duties would be best suited when it comes to creative forecasting and staying open-minded to new ideas - Comment
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Idea Cellular launches 4G LTE services in Northeast India Idea Cellular launches 4G LTE service in North East - P Lakshminarayana, Chief Operating Officer-Corporate, Idea Cellular, said since the last week of December 2015, Idea has rapidly rolled out its high speed 4 G LTE network to cover nine major markets in India.
Parliament approves National Waterways Bill to develop 111 rivers as transport routes Parliament approves National Waterways Bill to develop 111 rivers as transport routes - Gadkari said the irony was that road transport, which is polluting and causes 5 lakh accidents per annum killing 1.5 lakh people, has been allocated Rs 55,000 crore whereas the environment-friendly shipping got a mere Rs 800 crore allocation in the budget.
SFIO quizzed Mallya, Gopinath on Kingfisher Airlines funding Questioning his silence over non-payment of salaries to hundreds of employees of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, a group of former women staffers has accused Vijay Mallya of misleading the government and employees over a revival plan.
ASCI calls out Snapdeal, OLX, Uber others for false advertising : Report The Advertising Standards Council of India’s (ASCI) Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) has upheld complaints (pdf) against 42 out of 79 advertisements brought to it in December 2015. These adverts belonged to various categories: 8 in personal and healthcare, 9 in education, 3 in telecom and broad
Isobar Walks Away with Aircel's Digital Duties : Exclusive Aircel, one of the leading players in the telecom industry, has awarded its digital duties to Isobar India. AdAge India had previously reported that Cheil India and Isobar were the front-runners for the account. Sources within the industry have confirmed on Isobar walking away with the business.
OYO Rooms ties up with PayPal for i’national transactions : Report Branded budget hotel rooms aggregator OYO Rooms has partnered with PayPal to enable payments from international customers on its platform, reports NextBigWhat. The tie-up will also help Indian customers make booking in OYO’s global location such as Malaysia. Adding an international playment g