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2nd International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Conference dates: January 9-11, 2020 Venue: The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), India. Conference Theme: Entrepreneurship and Family Business Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019 Contact Information: icefb2020@som.iitb.ac.in , icefb@unt.edu Conference Website : www.som.iitb.ac.in/icefb2020 ***

Seminar on “Bringing the Individual into the Co-Creation of Value”

  By: Prof. Kumar Rakesh Ranjan, Senior Lecturer (Marketing), School of Business, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Abstract of the Talk: The talk about the paper brought core work from the individual psychology literature together with the concept of value co-creation (VCC) and offered empirical evidence to untested theoretical claims about the role of the individual in VCC. Their investigation began with …Read more »

Seminars on “Text Mining Research in Business: Methods and Insights, and Brand Management using Text Mining”

By: Prof. Joseph Johnson, Associate Professor of Marketing, Miami Business School, Florida & Visiting Fellow, IIM Kozhikode Abstract of the Talks: Text mining Research in Business:–Methods and Insights The availability of large volumes of virtually free data such as social media posts and advances in computer algorithms have made it possible today to analyze unstructured text data to solve business …Read more »

International Conference on “Emerging Scenario in Agribusiness”

Conference dates: March 21 – 22, 2019. Venue: Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bengaluru Conference Themes: Disruptive Innovations, Start-ups in Agribusiness, Artificial Intelligence in Agribusiness, Climate Smart Farming, Innovations in Food Processing & Value Addition, Agri Trade & Risk Management. Important Dates: Last date for submission of Abstract: January 4th, 2019 Confirmation for acceptance of abstract:  January 15th, 2019 Submission of Full paper:  February  15th, …Read more »

Seminar on “The Role of Theory in Strategic Management Research”

By: Prof. Rajaram Veliyath –  Professor, Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Programs, Kennesaw State University. Abstract of the Talk: Prof Rajaram discussed some of the major theories like Agency Theory, Institutional Theory, Resource Dependence Theory, The Resource-based View, Stewardship Theory, and Information Processing Theory, that have been used in SM research. He touched upon the major streams of SM research that …Read more »

Seminar on ‘Impact of Price Path on Disposition Bias’ by Prof. Joshy Jacob, Associate Professor at IIM Ahmedabad

  Abstract of the seminar Recent experimental studies have illustrated the influence of price-path, particularly the‘non-straight’ price-path on several aspects of investor behaviour. The paper computes a proxy for price-path based on Cumulative Prospect Theory and with investor-level high-frequency trade data from the commodities futures market, we demonstrate that the nature of price-path significantly impacts the degree of disposition bias, …Read more »

Research Talk on “Scrivener – A research writing Tool”

By:  Prof. Praveen Sugathan, Assistant Professor, IIM Kozhikode After trying a host of writing tools such as word (Microsoft as well as open source versions), LaTeX and Lyx, He had settled on Scrivener as his default writing tool. He had shaped his entire thesis (three complete essays) as well as other 5-6 papers using Scrivener. It works on the principle …Read more »

Seminar On “Sources of Power in Marketing Channel: Impact on channel member behavior”

By: Prof. Pradip Sadarangani, Associate Professor, IIM Shillong. Abstract of the talk:  Power is an important construct in retailing and channel management. The paper focused on the interrelation dynamics among sources of social power as well as the relationship among behavior of channel members and sources of social power. Trust, agent dependence, affective commitment and environmental munificence behavior of channel members …Read more »

FORD, TISCO, FACEBOOK: THE COMPANY TOWNSHIP THEN AND NOW

By Prof. Aparajith Ramnath Facebook’s plans to build a 394-flat residential complex for its staff in California, and the ensuing discussions in the media, raise an interesting historical question. Why do companies set up townships? There are strategic reasons: the seventeenth-century walled cities of Fort St. George (Madras) and Fort William (Calcutta) were established by the East India Company as …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 »

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