The aviation industry tried to bite the bullet when Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal issued pink slips to nearly 1,000 employees and said similar sack orders were in the offing for 800 more. But he had to quickly back down and reverse the decision.
Number three on the list is how the corporate sector can raise money from the public when stock markets are not particularly buoyant.
In January, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay stock Exchange (BSE) was at an all-time high, but now rules at 50 percent lower.
Indications, nevertheless, are that the market has now bottomed out with the Sensex having finally moved to the vicinity 10,000-point mark.
But most companies that had planned public issues for 2009 are going to hold their fire till the situation comes back to a much more even keel.