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Seminar On ‘The Healthcare Disorder Has Cure’

By: Dr Rajaram Govindarajan, Professor in the Department of Operations Management, Innovation and Data Sciences at the prestigious ESADE Business School, Barcelona. Abstract Of the Talk: A recent study published by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University in the British Medical Journal estimates that 250,000 people die every year due to medical errors in the U.S., making it the third greatest cause of …Read more »

Mission Antyodaya – Request for active involvement in developing 50,000 Poverty Free Gram Panchayats

Regarding to developing Poverty Free Gram Panchayats in purposively selected clusters under Mission Antyodaya, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India is  happy to report that the ranking of 50,000 such Gram Panchayats  selected by State Governments has been completed and are available on On their website at www.missionantyodaya.nic.in .The website also provides the framework for implementation of Mission Antyodaya. It …Read more »

Seminar On Big Data for Business.

By: Dr Anil Maheshwari, Professor of Management Information Systems & Director of Center for Data Analytics, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, USA. Abstract Of the talk:    Big Data is the new natural resource – data is doubling every 12-18 months. Big Data is defined as data that cannot be managed using traditional tools. Organizations have a big challenge in dealing with …Read more »

Seminar On Pay-per-unit vs. Subscription Pricing for Experiential Products under Competition.

By: Dr. Varun Gupta, Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Operations Management, Sam and Irene Black School of Business, Penn State Erie, USA. Abstract of the talk: In a market where distributors compete to sell experiential products (e.g.; movies and music), should they use pay-per-unit pricing or use subscription pricing? How do consumers’ valuation for the product, and the contract between the …Read more »

Seminar On Contextual Ambidexterity and Innovation in Health Care in India: The Role of HRM

By : Dr Ashish Malik, Senior Lecturer, the University of Newcastle, Australia. Abstract of the talk:      The purpose of that talk was to examine innovation in the resource-constrained context of India’s healthcare industry. It has been argued that the process of innovation in addressing healthcare management challenges in such a context occurs through organisational ambidexterity and that human resource management …Read more »

Online retailers beware! For consumers there is great disappointment on this particular parameter with pro-digital government policies, demonetisation-triggered e-wallet usage and reduced data costs, online commerce is making rapid strides.

By  Prof. Keyoor Purani Courtesy: financial express, September 4, 2017,  http://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/online-retailers-beware-for-consumers-there-is-great-disappointment-on-this-particular-parameter/839789/ With pro-digital government policies, demonetisation-triggered e-wallet usage and reduced data costs, online commerce is making rapid strides. The Meeker 2017 report on internet trends in East Asia concurs this by highlighting Amazon India’s 300% year-on-year growth both in number of SKUs and sellers. But it underlines the beginning of aggressive competition among e-commerce players. …Read more »

Seminar on Service Innovativeness: Does Technology Orientation Matter?

By Prof. Maheshkumar P. Joshi,Associate Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship, School of Business&Director of Research and Practice – Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,George Mason University Fairfax VA 22030 USA. Abstract of the talk:While the market and entrepreneurial aspects of strategic orientation had been extensively explored in the marketing literature, research on technology orientation had been sparsed. Further, service organizations  became …Read more »

Seminar on Attribute Measurement System

By Dr. Asokan Mulayath Variyath,Associate Professor of Statistics, Memorial University, St. John’s, and Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada Abstract of the talk:In that  talk,  he gave a brief introduction of the importance of measurement system in the quality system management. He discussed the different components of measurement errors and how to estimate it in the case of variable measurement system. Further, …Read more »

SHAMELESSLY CHANGELES

By Prof. Mahesh P. Bhave If you go to Reliance Fresh or Big Bazaar, and are about to pay for the merchandize you have bought, chances are greater than even that the person at the cash register has no change to give you. He will ask you if you could produce the exact amount. If asked as a sheepish request, …Read more »

PASCAL’S WAGER: A MEDIEVAL GOD VS. A MODERN GOD

By Prof. Kausik Gangopadhyay Blaise Pascal, a gifted French mathematician and physicist of the seventeenth century, was an interesting character. Working on his own, Pascal discovered most of the Euclidean Geometry in his early adolescence. By his early teens, he invented a calculating machine—with no less than 20 prototypes called “Pascalines” made—to perform all four arithmetic operations. Unfortunately, prohibitively high …Read more »

ERUDITION: THE LOST CREED

By Prof. Kousik Guhathakurta I was flipping through the pages of a reasonably fat book when a student entered my office for some usual reason (which could be anything between a request for reconsideration of evaluation and a genuine academic clarification). I do not quite remember what he exactly wanted and how I reacted. That is neither interesting nor too …Read more »

DO INDIAN B-SCHOOLS MAKE THEIR GRADUATES SUSTAINABILITY-SENSITIVE?

By Prof. Keyoor Purani As the large corporations, the world over, jostle to find a place in various sustainability rankings having realized that the stakeholders are getting more and more inclined to ‘clean & green’ capitalism, sustainability is on the top agenda for most companies. Business performance measured by triple bottom-line demand complete paradigm shift in how an organization functions …Read more »

CULTURAL DETERMINANTS OF CHINESE NEGOTIATIONS BEHAVIOR

By Prof. G. Venkat Raman There is a vast body of literature that deals with culture and its impact on international business negotiations and broadly speaking there are four approaches, namely, structural-processual approach, negotiators’ behavior approach, cognitive-strategic approach and the stages approach. The structural–processual approach talks about factors like context/situation, processual/behavioural aspects and other strategic goals/ outcomes.[1] The negotiators’ behavior …Read more »

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