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Dilemma of State Tube Wells

In the area studied in western Uttar Pradesh the capital cost of state tube wells is seven and a half times as high per unit of pumping capacity as that of the private tube wells. There is thus economic pressure to spread out the overhead costs by achieving high rates of utilisation. State tube wells operate much closer to engineering capacity than do the private tube wells. They pump twice the volume of water and irrigate three times the hectarage per unit of pumping capacity of the private tube wells. Rut such rates result in increased breakdowns and the consequent unreliability of water supplies.

Agricultural Wages in Punjab and Haryana-A Note

The evidence of this paper indicates with some degree of certainty that in Punjab and Haryana the growth rate of real agricultural wages is rising and that this rise is associated with the Green Revolution.

Seeds of Development in a Delhi Village

Brian Lockwood T K Moulik When, in 1965, it was decided to release for the market two, tried, Mexican high-yielding varieties, Lerma Rojo and Sonora 64, and to include them in the major agricultural development programme that was being considered for the Fourth Plan, Jounti village in Delhi State was selected to specialise in seed production.

WEST BENGAL-CPI(M) Stems the Tide

strata of society. Dynamic Centrism suffered a most grievous defeat, perhaps only a shade less than that suffered by the Syndicate. It is (rue that the DMK and its allies derived considerable advantage from being part of the general mainstream which bore alott Indira Gandhi. But in Tamil Nadu clearly they were main part of the mainstream. In this State as well it will be essential in the coming period to mobilise as extensive a front based on struggle as possible in order to push on to advance further to the Left. The DMK being what it is this will not happen automatically and a skilful use of the tactic of unity as well as struggle would be required.

Micro Planning The Neglected Interface

Social and economic systems have divergent subsystems which wilt work together effectively only when they are linked by an interface that ensures compatibility between them. Often, the individual subsystem by itself may be superb in its design, structure, and contents; and yet the total system may fail to work optimally because the interaction between, or the synchronisation of, the constituent parts has been neglected. Neglect of the interface can be costly in terms of the performance of the total system.

The Problem of Labour Commitment

While there is increasing concern among the managerial elite about employees' lack of interest or in volvement in their work, the terms they use to explain the phenomena are often oversimple and onesided.

Performance Budgeting in Corporate Sector

Performance budgeting has been increasingly brought to bear on government operations. Although the entire effort so far has been to improve and rationalise the government budgeting system, some thinking has started of late as to how the technique can be used by public sector projects, Long-range planning

Considerations in Designing Management Control Systems

Management involves both planning and control, because, without the benchmark developed out of the planning process, no effective control can take place. The management control process may be use* fully viewed, therefore, in terms of two substreams

Industrial Waste and Quality of Environment-A Problem for Management

While the technical aspects of pollution of the human environment by industrial wastes have re- ceived considerable attention, the management angle of it has not been considered in sufficient depth.

Investment Planning for Petroleum Industry-Preliminary Results of an Optimising Exercise

Demand for petroleum products is expected to increase sizeably by 1975. To meet this demand indigenously, significant investments in the petroleum industry have been planned and their locations have been settled.

Not by Finance

Vent, Not Scheme B L Maheshwari Micro Planning Samuel Paul Designing Control Systems S K Bhattacharyya Performance Budgeting U K Kohli Investment Planning in Petroleum Ramesh K Bhatia Shiv K Khetan Management of Industrial Waste Sudhir Deshpande Generational Conflict in Management J S Gandhi Myths in Management Ishwar Dayal Labour Commitment N R Sheth Review of Management is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of February, May, August and November.

Some Myths in Management

The myths of a business organisation, like those of a community, have their foundation in partial reality at a given period of time but they scarcely ever represent the total reality. They satisfy a variety of social and psychological needs of the system and of its managers. They help provide rationality to behaviour in the organisation and justification for managerial inactivity or failure; they minimise anxiety by transferring managerial failures to external events or to the powers that guide their destiny.

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