ISB IN MEDIA

ISB IN MEDIA
Faculty in the News 

Talking about the social media bubble and its perils for instant gratification, Professor Sudhir Voleti feels that a user always focuses on the content he is comfortable with. 
Talking about the social media bubble and its perils for instant gratification, Professor Sudhir Voleti feels that a user always focuses on the content he is comfortable with. He says, "Always reading 'comfortable' posts reinforces their own bubble of contentment, entrenching their beliefs further and making society more dismissive of counter-narratives". Read the story in Business Today  

Prof Krishnamurthy Subramanian feels the recent steps, announced by the Financial Services Secretary, as conditions for the recapitalizing public sector banks, especially putting some banks on the route of prompt corrective action, represent a step in the right direction. 
Prof Krishnamurthy Subramanian feels the recent steps, announced by the Financial Services Secretary, as conditions for the recapitalizing public sector banks, especially putting some banks on the route of prompt corrective action, represent a step in the right direction. However, he feels these steps still leave scope for significant improvements in the governance of PSBs. Read his views in Bloomberg Quint 

Prof Siddharth Shekhar Singh feels that PM Modi, in his Davos speech, projected India as an emerging global power ready for leadership on important global issues. 
Prof Siddharth Shekhar Singh feels that PM Modi, in his Davos speech, projected India as an emerging global power ready for leadership on important global issues. He did justice to the opportunity by talking as a leader of the country and not just that of a political party. Read the article in News18.com 

Prof Krishnamurthy Subramanian evaluates the role of academics in central banking across the world. 
Prof Krishnamurthy Subramanian evaluates the role of academics in central banking across the world. He feels that in India we should apply the same benchmarks to evaluate academic central bankers as we do for nonacademic ones. That way, we can follow the leading central banks in benefiting from the expertise that academics bring to central banking. Read his article in Economic Times 

Prof Manish Gangwar is a part of a business school researcher’s team that did a detailed category wise study on consumer-buying habits. 
Prof Manish Gangwar is a part of a business school researcher’s team that did a detailed category wise study on consumer-buying habits. The study found that consumers shop according to “intrinsic store-category attractiveness,” or according to the types of products found in a particular store. Read the study here 

Professor Ramabhadran Thirumalai shares his inputs in a story that quotes a recent scam. 
Professor Ramabhadran Thirumalai shares his inputs in a story that quotes a recent scam. He emphasises on the need for direct stock investors to spot the fraud in a company in early stages. He says, “An easy way to measure accruals is to subtract cash flow from operations (from the Statement of Cash Flows) from the company’s profit or loss from the P&L Statement. Increasing accruals may be an early sign of potential problems.” Read the story In Business Standard

How can airline alliances promote customer satisfaction and what factors lead to service quality variations among partner airlines 
How can airline alliances promote customer satisfaction and what factors lead to service quality variations among partner airlines? Read a coauthored research by   Professor Siddharth Shekhar Singh from ISBInsight in ForbesIndia 

  
Professor Chandan Chowdhury points out the reasons of Hyderabad not making it to the list of ‘Asia's cities to watch’ in 2018 
Professor Chandan Chowdhury points out the reasons of Hyderabad not making it to the list of ‘Asia's cities to watch’ in 2018, despite being an emerging city. Read his comments in Deccan Chronicle 

Prof. D. V. R. Seshadri was a part of a think tank that addressed the vital issue of equitable access to healthcare for all 
Prof. D. V. R. Seshadri was a part of a think tank that addressed the vital issue of equitable access to healthcare for all. Sharing his thoughts, Prof Seshadri said, “Health, education and livelihood are three basic necessities. If we address these three, the country will be on the path of growth”. Read the news in Business fortnight | Business Today 

Dean in News 

Dean Srivastava shares his thoughts on the upgrades that need to be incorporated to make management education more relevant for the new age managers. 
Dean Srivastava shares his thoughts on the upgrades that need to be incorporated to make management education more relevant for the new age managers. Read his authored article in Forbes India 

Predicting on the change in business education, Dean Srivastava says that academia will collaborate more with industry. 
Predicting on the change in business education, Dean Srivastava says that academia will collaborate more with industry. He says “One anticipates management schools collaborating with industry leaders to develop educational and learning programs”. Read the news in BusinessBecause 

Dean Rajendra Srivastava and Professor Chirantan Chatterjee hope that Indian policymakers will pay attention to intergenerational responsibilities  
Dean Rajendra Srivastava and Professor Chirantan Chatterjee hope that Indian policymakers will pay attention to intergenerational responsibilities and soon, with alacrity, recalibrate India’s position. Read their thoughts in Mint 

School in News 

Harish Manwani succeeds Adi Godrej as the new Chairman of the ISB Executive Board, effective April this year. 
Harish Manwani succeeds Adi Godrej as the new Chairman of the ISB Executive Board, effective April this year. He has been a member of the School’s Board since April 2006. Read the news in Mint | Andhra Jyothi | Business StandardEenadu |Namaste Telegana | Hindustan TimesSakshi | Hindu | Hindu Business Line | India TodaySiasat Daily | Newkerala.com | Bloc OutlookIndia Telangana today | New Indian Express | Tribune | Daily Hunt 

In the Financial Times Global MBA 2018 Rankings, the Post Graduate Programme of the Indian School of Business is ranked 28th among the top 100 global MBAs. 
In the Financial Times Global MBA 2018 Rankings, the Post Graduate Programme of the Indian School of Business is ranked 28th among the top 100 global MBAs. We are the top ranked business school in India. Read the news in Hindu Business Line | Tribune | Business Today | Andhra Jyoti | Business Standard | Eenadu | Sakshi | Indiaeducationdiary | BLOC | TelenganaToday | Economic Times | outlook | Deccan Chronicle | Times of India | UNI | WebIndia123 | CoreSector Commnique

ISB organised a Thought Leaders’ Summit on ‘Shaping the future of Human Capital Strategies: Priorities in Education, Research and Learning’, in partnership with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Singapore Management University (SMU). 
ISB organised a Thought Leaders’ Summit on ‘Shaping the future of Human Capital Strategies: Priorities in Education, Research and Learning’, in partnership with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Singapore Management University (SMU). Sharing his thoughts at the summit, Dean Rajendra Srivastava said that ISB is planning to set up a centre of excellence in strategic human capital. The School has started work on building thought leadership in the strategic Human Capital area and will provide industry relevant offerings in research, education and in-career learning in Human Capital management. Read the news in Times of India | Indiaeducationdiary | The Hindu 

ISB launched an Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) targeted at senior industry executives with a research bent of mind. 
ISB launched an Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) targeted at senior industry executives with a research bent of mind. EFPM has been designed as a three-year doctoral-level programme. Read the news in Economic Times | Times of India | Hindu | Hindu Business Line | Telangana Today | Indian Express | New Indian Express | India education diary | BLOC | Nyooz.com 

ISB is ranked #26 globally in the Financial Times top 50 MBAs for women ranking 2018. 
ISB is ranked #26 globally in the Financial Times top 50 MBAs for women ranking 2018. ISB is the only business school from India to figure in the rankings. Read the news in Business Standard | The Hans India | BLOC | New Indian Express | India Education Diary | India Finance News | NetIndia123 |Bizinfo |UNIIndia | coresector communique | WebIndia123

ISB hosted the 2 day TiECON Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 at its Mohali campus.  
ISB hosted the 2 day TiECON Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 at its Mohali campus. Dean Rajendra Srivastava delivered the opening keynote at the summit. Leaders from various walks of life including CM Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh marked their presence in the summit. Read the news in Times of India | Tribune | Hindustan Times | Dainik Jagran  | Dainik Savera | Jagbani | Punjabi Tribune 

ISB’s Mohali campus hosted the North India Cyber Security Hackathon organised by US Embassy, New Delhi, and Learning Links Foundation, in association with Cyber Security Research Centre, PEC University, Chandigarh
ISB’s Mohali campus hosted the North India Cyber Security Hackathon organised by US Embassy, New Delhi, and Learning Links Foundation, in association with Cyber Security Research Centre, PEC University, Chandigarh. The event witnessed participation from hackers, coders, programmers and web developers, who came together to build solutions for cybersecurity and tackle challenging problems. Read the news in Times of India | Newznews | Economic Times |  Hindustan Times 


An MoU was signed between Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Punjab, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), Indian School of Business (ISB) and Punjab Technology University (PTU) for setting up a Startup Hub in STPI's incubation centre in Mohali.   
An MoU was signed between Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Punjab, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), Indian School of Business (ISB) and Punjab Technology University (PTU) for setting up a Startup Hub in STPI's incubation centre in Mohali.  ISB will be the Founding and Knowledge partner and will assist the programme in selecting quality startups for mentoring and for venture capital support. The MoU was signed in the presence of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh. Read the news in Punjabi Tribune | Zeebiz.com | netindia123 | India.com | BusinessWorld | Business Standard | 5dariyanews.com | OutlookIndia | UNIIndia | Pioneer | Tribune  | Hindustan Times | Babushahi.com | PunjabNews 


The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu felicitated the participants of  Digital Transformation in Public Governance certificate programme, by SRITNE at ISB, at the e-Pragati officer's graduation ceremony. 
The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu felicitated the participants of  Digital Transformation in Public Governance certificate programme, by SRITNE at ISB, at the e-Pragati officer's graduation ceremony. The e-Pragati scheme is a joint venture between the Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Dean Rajendra Srivastava and Executive Director of SRITNE, Professor Deepa Mani were also present at the occasion. Read the news in Newsr.in | Yahoo  | The Hindu | OutlookIndia | Eenadu | Vaartha | Times of India 

RCIs in the News: 

Professor Kavil Ramachandran and Nupur Pavan Bang of Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise write about the rise of standalone family firms (SFFs). 
Professor Kavil Ramachandran and Nupur Pavan Bang of Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise write about the rise of standalone family firms (SFFs).They say that SFFs must pay greater attention to their future strategy, professionalisation and governance at family and business levels. There is every chance of a well-run SFF getting into a growth trap unless proactive action is taken in these areas. Read the article in Forbes India