BBC targets Indian corporate viewer from November

BBC World shifts focus to the business and corporate viewer next month. The channel has announced that the Boardroom Battles season looks at the management of small and large corporations.

The action starts with the ten part series Trouble At The Top' which examines entrepreneurs of nightclubs, airlines and sandwiches. The programmes called Ace of Clubs, George ,Marks and Sparks, Queen of The Airways and The Earl of Sandwiches air every Saturday from 5 October at 7:40 pm with repeats on Sundays from 6 October at 2:40 pm and10:40 pm.

Another series 'Back To The Floor sees bosses return to the shop floor to see what working conditions at their companies are like. In a woman's prison, John Ferguson the head of the world's largest prison company, works as a prison guard. He has never worked in a prison before. In another episode, a manager works in a Burger King restaurant in the Liverpool City Centre. The seven half hour programmes air on 21 October at 7 pm and 23 October at 1 pm.

The three part series Dangerous Company looks at how management failures lead to financial problems. It kicks off with management consultancy firm McKinsey changing the old culture of the Quaker family firm Cadbury. This started a fad among managers worldwide. The show moves on to showcase companies like BP which tried upsizing and downsizing while trying to keep up with changing trends. The episodes are called Big is Beautifull, Shrink to Fit and Love Hurts and will air Saturdays from 5 October at 1:40 pm, 5:40 pm and Sundays from 6 October at 8:40 pm.

The channel finishes the year by celebrating the work of this year's Nobel Prize winners. Nobel Winners looks at the prize ceremonies, the annual debate Nobel Minds is one again hosted by Nik Gowing, Nobel Peace will profile the winner of this yesars Nobel Peace Prize. The channel has also lined up a special. Tolkien: Master of Middle Earth unearths the private and mythological life of writer J.R.R. Tolkien. The second film based on his book 'The Lord of The Rings' is due for theatrical release around the same time.

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