Faculty Press Articles
September 28, 2020
Covid-19: A game changer for Indian education
Even as the pandemic caught everyone off guard, the education sector rose gamely to the challenge. The mode of education shifted online, and, in the process, educational institutions navigated the challenges and discovered the opportunities that opened up, for the present and the future. Heads of some of India’s top institutes spoke to Sreeradha D. Basu on how Covid-19 has been a game changer for Indian education, not just for their institutes but the ecosystem at large.
September 22, 2020
New Mutual Fund Rules: A new way to measure performance
A recent circular issued by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), dealing with the composition of multi-cap schemes, has invited a lot of interest from, and discussion amongst, market participants. This is an important subject for the mutual fund industry.
September 21, 2020
A tale of 3Gs: Of God, goals and government policy
The new number that is on everybody’s lips in September is 23 (actually 23.9)%—the dramatic drop in Gross Domestic Product (GDP), for the April-June quarter of 2020-2021. Given that consumption had dropped owing to the lockdown
Economical & Political Weekly
September 19, 2020
Much More Than a Sport
Cricket Country: The Untold History of the First All India Team tells the story of the first all-India team to tour Britain, but it achieves much more. Other scholars, such as Ramachandra Guha, have explored how sport has operated in India as a social and political barometer.
September 14, 2020
Decoding consumer behavior during pandemic
Even as the country was preparing for its first unlock, 57% of respondents across the nation were extremely concerned and bothered about COVID-19 and its lingering impact on their health and lifestyle...
he New Indian Express
September 09, 2020
Shaping institutions —of, by and for the people
People orientation is at the core of business institutions just as it is in democracies. Such firms contribute to society and communities, and, incidentally, also make profits
September 09, 2020
Surviving the COVID: Addressing the business challenges in Family Business
How can family businesses withstand the challenges posed by a Black Swan event like Covid? We segregate the challenges facing family businesses , family and ownership parts
September 09, 2020
Shopping during a pandemic
During Covid-19, shoppers are looking only for essential products offered by reliable national and regional brands, research shows
September 08, 2020
A stronger rupee can’t slay inflation
"India’s foreign currency reserves are now at an all-time high of $541 billion. After allowing the rupee to drop from 75 per dollar to 73, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) noted last week that “the recent appreciation of the rupee is working towards containing imported inflationary pressures".
September 03, 2020
Why we need to engage in agendaless conversation
Not being able to have conversations leads to stress because people are not able to vent out feelings and share their aspirations. Lack of empathy in the workplace leads to mistrust and further hinders free-flowing conversation. This has become a major cause for concern and, unfortunately, often goes unnoticed or not given its due importance. Added to this is the unprecedented pandemic of COVID-19 due to which small talk at workplaces has stopped because majority of the people (who have managed to retain their jobs) are working from home.
The Hindu Business Line
September 01, 2020
Q1 GDP shocker shows India must brace itself for a long grind
Collapse in investment and consumption has led to a huge growth contraction. A V-shaped recovery seems like a tall order
August 25, 2020
DFI Is Not The Solution For Infrastructure Projects
There have been suggestions, lately, of the need for one or more development financial institutions (DFIs) in India. This is expected to boost the financing of infrastructure projects in India. However, the argument misses the root problem. Let us see why.