IIMB’s Supply Chain Management Centre hosts Seventh Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference on Dec 17 & 18
Themed on ‘Post-pandemic Supply Chains: Innovations and New Paradigms’, event featured keynote addresses by Cari Shim, VP-SCM, Intel; Prof. Ananth Raman, Business Logistics, Harvard Business School; Nithin Chandra, Partner, A.T. Kearney, and Prof. Sunil Chopra, Operations Management, Kellogg School of Management.
Paper co-authored by doctoral student Bibek Bhattacharya, Academic Associate Ipsu Khadka and Prof. Dalhia Mani accepted for publication in ‘Journal of Business Ethics’
A paper titled, ‘Shaking Up (and Keeping Intact) the Old Boys’ Network: The Impact of the Mandatory Gender Quota on the Board of Directors in India’, co-authored by IIMB’s doctoral student Bibek Bhattacharya (fourth-year Strategy student and First Author) and Ipsu Khadka (Academic Associate, Entrepreneurship area and Second Author), and Dr. Dalhia Mani of the Entrepreneurship area of IIM Bangalore, has been accepted for publication in the ‘Journal of Business Ethics’, which is an FT 50 journal.
Congratulating the winners, Dr. Haritha Saranga, Chairperson, Doctor of Philosophy and faculty in the Production & Operations Management area of IIMB, said: “This is great news indeed for a current student in the programme to get a publication in a journal like JBE. This will set a great benchmark for other students to follow.”
Paper of IIMB doctoral student Velavan S awarded First Best Paper at Management Doctoral Colloquium hosted by IIM Visakhapatnam
A paper titled, ‘Do firms that emit more Greenhouse gases engage in real earnings management?’, authored by Velavan S, IIMB Doctoral student of the Finance and Accounting area, has been awarded the First Best Paper at the First Annual Management Doctoral Colloquium (MDC) ‘Shodh Samagam’ hosted by IIM Visakhapatnam, on December 9th and 10th, 2021.
The paper is the second essay of his thesis. Using a hand-matched plant level Greenhouse gases emissions data of US Public firms, he studies the relationship between Greenhouse gases emissions and the real earnings management behavior of the firms in the paper. The study finds that Greenhouse gases emissions are positively associated with all the three major types of real earnings management activities. They have abnormally higher production, abnormally lower discretionary expenses, and abnormally lower cash flow from operations.Read more
Teaching Tips on Tap
This is a new initiative from the Centre for Teaching and Learning. The Centre is building a database of short videos that explain and explore various important aspects of effective teaching. The videos are available in the public domain for benefiting the teaching community everywhere. CTL’s Teaching Tips on Tap page features the following videos as of now.
- Challenges in Teaching: In this short video, Dr. Sourav Mukherji talks about the challenges educators face when teaching. He focuses on two factors – demand side (student perspective) and supply side (teacher perspective).
- Teacher-centric Education vs. Student-centric Education: Content is no longer the king and educators should redefine their roles. In this video, Dr. Sourav Mukherji stresses on the importance of learner-centric education.
- Engaging Students in the Classroom: In this brief video, Dr. Rahul De’ brings his 30 years of teaching experience and suggests 4 ways of successfully engaging different types of students in various kinds of institutions.
Centre for Software and IT Management to co-host India Software Product Management Summit India 2022 with International Software Product Management Association on January 21 & 22
The Centre for Software and Information Technology Management (CSITM) and the International Software Product Management Association have been conducting the India Software Product Management Summit since 2019. The summit brings together academics, industry leaders and professionals and cover a wide range of Software Product Management (SPM) topics through keynotes, workshops, panel discussions, fireside chats, academic papers, presentations on industry best practices and success stories.
The SPM Summit India 2022 will be the fourth edition of the summit following the successful events in February 2019, January 2020 and March 2021. Similar to the event of 2021, this will be a virtual event and the theme is ‘Building Safe, Secure and Smart Digital Products & Platforms’.Read more
Centre for Teaching and Learning to host panel discussion titled ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing’ on January 17
The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will host a panel discussion titled, ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing’, on January 17th, 2022, from 06.00 pm onwards, as part of the Samiksha series of webinars.
The event, ideal for management educators and students alike, will feature Abhinav Bindra, Founder, Abhinav Bindra Foundation (ABF); Dr. Urvakhsh Mehta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, and Dr. Rathna Isaac, Psychotherapist/Relationship Expert/Clinical Psychologist, as panellists. Dr. Vasanthi Srinivasan, faculty in the OB&HRM area, will moderate.Read more
Innovative Solutions – Govts. must lead the way: Dr. Venkatesh Panchapagesan
Nachiket Kulkarni, Programme Lead at NSRCEL, and Dr. Venkatesh Panchapagesan, Chairperson, NSRCEL at IIMB, write that while governments have talked the talk about saving the planet, it’s time now they walked the talk, in this article in The Hindu.Read more
Data Visualisation and storytelling – The new mantra for managerial communication: Dr. U Dinesh Kumar
Dr. U Dinesh Kumar, faculty in the Decision Sciences area and Chairperson of the Data Centre & Analytics Lab (DCAL) at IIMB, says given the fact that companies are moving towards data driven decision making, it becomes important for every manager to learn the art of visualisation and storytelling using data, in this article in Business Today.Read more
Aravind Eye Care to Jaipur foot: India did well in frugal innovation but new innovators needed: Dr. Rishikesha Krishnan
The locus of frugal innovation has shifted to the government and startups. While this needs to be sustained, industry must partner as well, write Dr. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director, IIMB, and N Dayasindhu, Founder-CEO, Itihaasa Research and Digital, in The Print.Read more