Indian Women CEOs

first_imgThe number of women CEOs in India is nearly four times that of the United States.According to a survey of 240 mid and large domestic and foreign companies in India by international executive research firm, EMA Partners, nearly 11 per cent of the CEOs in Indian companies are women, compared to three percent among U.S. Fortune 500 companies.According to the EMA, nearly 25 per cent of the executives in Germany, 30 per cent in Britain, and 35 per cent in France are women.A sector-wise analysis by EMA found that women CEO presence highest in India’s banking and financial services sector (54 per cent), followed by media and life sciences (11 per cent each), Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and consulting (8 per cent each), and manufacturing and IT/ITES (4% each). In the United States, by contrast, women CEO were heaviest in the consumer sector (48%) while financial services accounted for just 7 percent.  Related Itemslast_img read more

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Hey Writers Need an Idea The Copyrights on a Bunch of Classics

first_img In 2009, Seth Grahame-Smith scored big with ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ when the Jane Austen classic became public domain. –shares Apply Now » Hey Writers, Need an Idea? The Copyrights on a Bunch of Classics Have Expired and Are Ready for the Zombie Treatment Associate Editor Next Article Copyrights The only list that measures privately-held company performance across multiple dimensions—not just revenue. Entrepreneur Staffcenter_img Joan Oleck January 4, 2019 If you’ve ever longed to write a novel or a play or a poem or a blog and are hurting for an idea, sharpen that quill pen or fire up that digital device — your opportunity has arrived! Depending on how you stand on the whole re-imagined vs. ripoff debate, a shelf-load of classic works are now in the public domain and ready to be mined.As the New York Times reported over the weekend in a front-page story, Congress passed a law in 1998 lengthening copyright protections by 20 years over and above the 75-year protection assigned works published between 1923 and 1977. That meant 95 years of protection, followed by the current free-for-all each January as a new set of works lose their protected status.This January 1, 2019, works in this category, dating from 1923, included greats from authors ranging from Agatha Christie, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner and D. H. Lawrence to P. G. Wodehouse, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Frost and Virginia Woolf — to name just a few.Related: What Businesses Should Know About Copyright and Twitter UseZombies not your thing? Perhaps a business book would be more up your alley. The Curious Case of Elon Musk, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, is totally up for grabs. Get to typing!Got some more ideas for redos of works from 1923 or earlier? Put them in the comments section. Image credit: Lionsgate 2019 Entrepreneur 360 List 2 min read Add to Queuelast_img read more

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