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Workplace ethics and Indian cinema: What do low productivity and unrealistically made films have in common?
Entertainment

Workplace ethics and Indian cinema: What do low productivity and unrealistically made films have in common?

Popular Indian cinema portrays situations and characters in an immediately recognisable way, familiar not from observation but from popular belief, and as ideals. This suppression of observation by idealisation and convention is a characteristic that one frequently encounters in real life in India. In Indian workplaces, the appearance of commitment is demanded rather than productivity

No weekly off, more than 8-hour shifts: What makes India's police force bitter and angry
India

No weekly off, more than 8-hour shifts: What makes India's police force bitter and angry

Police atrocities and bad behaviour with citizens is something rampant in our country, cutting across states. And a new study reveals that their long working hours are to be blamed for this.

It's official: FB, Twitter at work affects productivity, says study
Life

It's official: FB, Twitter at work affects productivity, says study

Use of online social media for personal purposes during working hours can have a negative effect on work performance and the well-being of organisations.

Working for more than 55 hours a week can trigger diabetes
Life

Working for more than 55 hours a week can trigger diabetes

People engaged in manual work or other low socio-economic status jobs for more than 55 hours per week doing have a 30 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, warns a new study.

Carlos Slim wants a 3-day week. It won't work for India, but we need to get off our 6-day treadmill
Corporate

Carlos Slim wants a 3-day week. It won't work for India, but we need to get off our 6-day treadmill

Carlos Slim, one of the world's richest men, wants a three-day week. It can't work for India, but we do need to move out of our six-day week culture of long theoretical work hours and low productivity

The 9 to 5 job: What will you do to get it back?
Economy

The 9 to 5 job: What will you do to get it back?

Corporate life is no longer the 9-to-5 affair it was assumed to be. Well, the '9' still stands there unflinchingly, but the '5' has metamorphosised into a rather flexible range.