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17th AIMS International Conference on Management held at IIM Kozhikode

Kozhikode, Kerala: The 17th Association of Indian Management Scholars (AIMS) International Conference on Management; jointly organized by AIMS International and Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM Kozhikode) was held here recently from 2-4 January 2020. The event with the theme ‘Management Challenges in Uncertain Environment’ witnessed participation from more than 200 Scholars and Researchers who actively contributed to various Workshops, Research Paper …Read more »

International conference on Global Health and Medical Tourism – GloHMT 2020 from May 28-30, 2020

Many health systems worldwide are facing significant challenges due to the emergence of issues determined by an increasingly “global health” context and competitive medical tourism dynamics. Coping with global health issues means many things, such as envisioning new ways of managing migrations of people, providing basic and affordable access to care in developing countries, strengthening institutional relationships among bordering countries …Read more »

4th International Marketing Conference on Marketing, Technology & Society from 17 – 19 April 2020 at IIM Kozhikode

“ Ours is the first age in which many thousands of the best-trained minds have made it their full-time business to get inside the collective public mind …………. to get inside in order to manipulate, exploit and control.” Marshal McLuhan The intrusiveness of organised marketing is so all-pervasive that it emerges as the most potent social force that shapes human …Read more »

International Conclave on ‘Globalizing Indian Thought’ at IIM Kozhikode from January 16-18, 2020 at IIM Kozhikode

The Indian economy with its mammoth growth is headed towards becoming the top three economies of the world. In the next few years, India would have answers to its most-pressing questions on poverty and corruption. By achieving this, India will be a solution-provider to the world. Nonetheless, the very existence of today’s India is rooted in its greatest leaders from …Read more »

Supply Chain Contracts in the Presence of Gray Markets

Abhishek Srivastava [1], Arqum Mateen [2] The gray market (GM) refers to the practice of diverting a manufacturer’s branded genuine goods by an unauthorized dealer who operates outside the manufacturer’s authorized channel. Under such a scenario, manufacturers may suffer in terms of the erosion of brand reputation, reduced profitability and deterioration of channel relationships [5]. GM trades affect various industries including fashion, …Read more »

Use of Randomised Control Trials in Economins – Dr Kausik Gangopadhyay

Published in Mathrubhumi, 15/10/2019 Abhijit Banerjee along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer received the  Sveriges Riksbank Prize funded by the Swedish Central Bank (popularly known … Read more at: https://english.mathrubhumi.com/features/specials/use-of-randomised-control-trials-in-economics-1.4198265

‘Counterstrike’ Road Safety Challenge with Gamification

Keyoor Purani [1] The New Motor Vehicle Act 2019, supposed to be implemented from September 01, still faces resistance from several states, who find the steep hike in penalties and fines for traffic offences unacceptable. While the argument that, for better road safety, stricter implementation of the rules is required is fully convincing, heavy fines seem to have practical concerns …Read more »

International Conference on Operations Research & Decision Sciences (ICORDS) – 2019

Conference Date:  28th-30th January, 2020 Venue:  IIM Kozhikode, India   The purpose of the International Conference on Operations Research and Decision Sciences 2019 (ICORDS) is to bring together researchers, faculty members, practitioners and students interested in both theoretical advances and practical applications in the field of operations research and decision sciences. The conference will be run on multiple parallel sessions, where …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 »

DANCE OF THE RUPEE

By Prof. Rudra Sensarma The rupee has received a lot of attention in the last few months ever since it went into what seemed like a free fall. Recently I was asked by a couple of regional media representatives to comment on the issue. These interviews gave me an opportunity to classify my thoughts into two parts, the general impact …Read more »

BARRIERS TO WEALTH CREATION

By Prof. Mahesh P. Bhave Around mid-1980s, I was puzzled by a simple question: Why is India poor? What are the causes of the wealth and poverty ofnations? I realized only later the very question prompted Adam Smith’s 1776 classic,  An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. One conclusion I reached was that entrepreneurs were responsible …Read more »

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