I am indebted to all those who have helped, encouraged and supported me in preparing the second edition of this book. My special thanks and gratitude go to Padmashree Fatma Rafiq Zakaria, Chairperson of the Maulana Azad Educational Trust and Society, for her motivation and support for writing this book. Thanks are due to my institution, the Millennium Institute of Management, and faculty members, specially Mohd Imran Khan, Vidya Gawali, Akhtar Anwar and Khalid Hashmi.
I would like to thank my publisher, Pearson Education India, specially Raza Khan, Praveen Tiwari, and Amrita Naskar, for their co-operation and encouragement.
I am also thankful to my family members, specially my wife for her invaluable support.
I solicit critical ...