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Regional Dispersion of Agricultural Income- Implications of the New Technology

(a) to bring together relevant data on the spatial distribution of agricultural income and to squeeze as much information as possible out of these data; and, (b) to attempt preliminary projections of agricultural income distribution among the States for five years hence, incorporating the effects of the new technology.

Varietal, Not Technological

Regional Distribution of Agricultural Income B Sen Profitability of HY Wheat and Rice Robert W Herdt Rice vs Jute in Bengal C C Majl Agricultural Development in Maharashtra Deepak Lal Capitalist Farming Daniel Thorner Big Farmers of Punjab Ashok Rudra Labour and Green Revolution Martin H Billings Arjan Singh Surplus Cattle C H Hanumantha Rao Review of Agriculture is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of March, June, September, and December.

The Productivity Gap

Cost Effectiveness S K Bhattacharyya Political Attitudes of Baroda Industrialists Howard L Erdman Management in Steel V S Bhave Consumption Projection N S Iyengar L R Jain Market Research S Srinivasan Organisational Change Ishwar Dayal Work Evaluation M D G Koreth Review of Management is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of February, May, August and November, Manuscripts intended for pub- lication should reach the Editor at least six weeks ahead of the date of publication.

Challenge to Management in Steel Industry

V S Bhave Indian steel is among the cheapest in the world. Raising its price to international levels would enable the industry to grow rapidly, for which the other facilities required are available.

Limitations of Market Research

S Srinivasan Market research serves to reduce the arbitrary element in the marketing man's hunches. But to invest its findings with near-infallibility is to subscribe to the thesis that human behaviour under given circumstances can be predicted with a reasonable degree of accuracy provided the techniques applied are sophisticated enough.

Projections of Consumption-Rural Urban India 1970-71 and 1975-76

Rural/Urban India: 1970-71 and 1975-76 N S Iyengar L R Jain Among the basic objectives of Indian planners are a) achievement of a significant increase in the employment opportunities in the coming years, and b) promotion of a social order which affords equality of opportunity and which at the same time prevents excessive disparity in income and wealth.

Cost Effectiveness and All That

S K Bhattacharyya Performance Budgeting by A Premchand; Academic Books, Bombay; 1969; pp 150; Rs 18.50. ONE of the most heartening developments in recent years has been the introduction of the cost effectiveness concept in Government budgeting. It is true that some form of cost effectiveness was introduced in the US Government accounting system even prior to the induction of Robert McNamara by Kennedy from Detroit to Washington. It is, however, valid to hold that McNamara is perhaps the person who gave this new system a conceptual basis and provided a sense of direction and thrust which were in line with his earlier reputation as a whiz kid, who made the transition from a professor of Harvard Business School to President of Ford Motors to Secretary of Defence, with equal ease. In introducing performance budgeting, which is built around the concept of cost effectiveness, McNamara stepped on quite a few corns, particularly those of his Chiefs of Staff who were somewhat unaccustomed to being told by a mere civilian what was good for them. Added to these injuries were insults by way of questions which McNamara constantly raised at the Pentagon

Work Evaluation and Individual Growth

M D G Koreth Though many organisations have personnel departments, these limit themselves to choosing people without having a clear conception of the work dynamics involved. There is, in fact, no general theory, or mode of measurement, of work, responsibility, differential payment, and career progression, to guide personnel managers.

Political Attitudes of Baroda Industrialists

Howard L Erdman In this study of the political attitudes of a small but influential group of Indian industrialists, the author analyses their reactions to Government regulatory and other activity in the economic sphere, their attitudes towards democratic political processes and towards labour and agriculture.

Some Approaches to Organisational Change- India and Abroad

India and Abroad Ishwar Dayal This article makes a general survey of strategies employed by some large corporations abroad to introduce change in their organisations, and develops some generalisations for introducing organisational change in India.

Is Economics in Farming Dead

LIKE millions of farmers in the developed as well as the developing regions, the author may discover that she too is ploughing a lonely furrow in the held of agricultural economics. Though at first sight the book's canvas is filled with assorted human portraits of farmers in many different areas, engaged in many divergent agricultural pursuits, at the core is a highly heretical theme that farmers in all parts of the world

Changed Perspective

Economics in Farming M L Dantwala Crucial Issues for Fourth Plan H B Shivamaggi Magnitude of Tenancy Dharm Narain P C Joshi Big Farmers of Punjab Ashok Rudra. A Majid B D Talib Green Revolution in Bihar Wolf Ladejinsky 1968-69 Crop : Contribution of Weather and New Technology Ralph W Cummings, Jr S K Ray Demand for Fertilisers Gunvant M Desai John W Mellor Review of Agriculture is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of March, June, September and December.

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