Education & Career

Education & Career

An Overview of the Libraries in Ghana

Mahua gives an overview of the libraries and the library system of Ghana.  This is in no way an exhaustive study of libraries in Ghana. Libraries across the world are facing challenges and the activities of the public libraries haven’t been remarkable. This is evident by a survey, which shows fall in a budget for almost […]

The Challenges of Working in Africa

Preeyan tells us about the challenges of relocating to work abroad, particularly in Africa. He cautions that if you are moving to a country in Africa you expect what you see on TV, but for any country it is not the case. A Different Truths exclusive for the Special Issue on Africa. Your job can […]

Never Give Up

Positivity from your side can rub into the positivity of the people around you and it helps in changing the way people feel. A positive attitude will only come by practice and being proactive. To be and stay positive is probably the toughest thing that people of our generation can do because, for us, it […]

How to Deal with Your Boss?

Our bosses were at our levels in the past. They have also grown to this level through a lot of hard work. Once at that position they probably do not change, it is our perception of them that changes. In this write-up, Preeyan touches upon those areas, which we, as subordinates, need to cultivate to […]

Learning is a Habit

Preeyan tells us the value of learning – a process that’s unending, a habit, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Every one of us, at any given point in time, is learning something or the other, the learning process is complete only when that learning gets registered in the brain. Till then, we […]

The Concept of Inclusive Management

Inclusive Management includes everyone on the team to contribute to the plan for accomplishing a task. If it means it’s a small team as small as three members you can do this and even if it means it’s a production line in a factory you can still do this. Preeyan tells us more about it, […]

Rewards or Recognition, Which Works Well?

Material rewards such as a hefty bonus or gifts just add up to the junk we have at home and we really do not have any memory left of what we did with that amount or gift we got. But a memento, a certificate, a medal or a badge has always found its place on […]

Importance of Method Study in Our Work Place

Efficiency improvement is something that every organisation struggles with. And one of the key factors of improvement of efficiency is to improve methodology. Tried and tested methods can sometimes fail you, because of some small glitch, identifying that and modifying the method is important, points out Preeyan, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. […]

Is our Education System a Farce? – I

These days if a student secures 70% marks, s/he is sad. It like bad second division in our times. Arindam reminisces about examinations during his time. Here he recounts real-life incidents in examination centres which was akin to the theatre of the absurd. Here’s the first part of his article, exclusively for Different Truths. Arre […]