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[ SUNDAY, JUNE 06, 2004 02:16:09 AM ]

Buy Hook Or Crook

Purchase policies have come under the spotlight, especially with increased emphasis on globalisation, rationalisation of procedures, decentralisation of powers, and the need for achieving transparency In the decision making process. A Guide to Public Buying zooms in on the latest developments in government purchasing policies and practices. The book offers details on the legal aspects of purchasing. It also talks about the World Bank funded purchases, strengths and weaknesses of government purchases.

Publisher: Excel Books

Pages: 432

Price: Rs 250

The Power Of Mind

DID you know you can achieve success by self-realisation and introspection? Well-known consultant Murli Menon brings to readers the theory of ZeNLP, which is a combination of the principles of neuro linguistic programming and zen meditation.  ZeNLP offers step-by-step framework to apply the philosophy in our everyday life. The book promises to help you commune with yourself and understand his true relationship with the world. It unravels secrets to achieve goals by harnessing the infinite power of mind.

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Pages: 300

Price: Rs 495          

Brilliant Workmanship

MEETING deadlines and managing projects within budget are what most managers aspire for but it also happens to be the most difficult thing to achieve this. The Six Sigma Project offers a a project management approach to Six Sigma. Written by leading Six Sigma expert Thomas Pyzdek, the book tells you how to analyse problems, implement solutions, and choose and complete the quality improvement projects that offer the largest payoff. He provides scores of worksheets for each step of the Define-Measure-Analyse-Improve-Control process.

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill

Pages: 232

Price:

The World Of High Fly-ers

Here’s a book which takes you to the world of insects. No, we aren’t discussing biology. The Catterpillar Who Went On a Diet is a collection of 14 scintillating stories and is marked by most loved author Ranjit Lal’s usual combination of research, rollicking story telling and fascinating characters. Nimbu, the caterpiallar resolves to go on a diet inspired by the stick insect. Cheeni Chor, the ant, discovers a refrigerator stuffed with goodies and is driven to rebellion. There are many more funny characters who reveal their inner lives with a great sense of humour. The book promises a fun-filled trip!

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Pages: 184

Price: Rs 175



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