Faculty Press Articles
The Free Press Journal
June 30, 2020
No reason for optimism on COVID-19 just yet
Counting data accurately and communicating it transparently is an important part of responding to COVID-19 and refining tactics as the disease evolves and spreads. This area marks not the least of the failings of the Government in the thick of fighting a pandemic that will likely leave India as one of the worst hit nations on the globe.
June 25, 2020
Lending to MSMEs amidst the pandemic
The availability of timely and precise data capturing structured and unstructured information then becomes critical for ensuring that loans given to the MSME sector may be used productively and that such lending does not end up affecting the stability of the financial sector
June 25, 2020
Grizzled Survivor', 'Habitual Winner' or 'Young Upstart' – Who can lead recovery after COVID-19?
The world contemplates re-entry to “normalcy” as the catastrophic Covid lockdown draws to a close. After Covid, the organization and the river of life will change unrecognizably .Some organizations will revive and many will struggle or die.
Economic Times (HR World)
June 21, 2020
Has Corona changed the rules of workplace communication?
What we say matters, how we say it, matters even more! Successful communicators know this mantra and have been using their mien and manners to persuade others.
June 20, 2020
Are Marketers breaking or building gender stereotypes?
Have you ever wondered that most advertisements show women working in the kitchen, taking care of kids and prioritizing family and home overwork! How many times the stories we see and hear or advertisements on television show men cleaning the home or taking a break from work to nurture kids? Probably never!
June 19, 2020
Explained: Should govt raise money directly from retail savers and other questions
Here are a few topical questions that test our understanding of money, banking and economics. Will excessive government spending now crowd out private investments? Should the government now raise money directly from retail savers, perhaps by way of a special COVID-19 bond? Is precautionary savings behind the current rising levels of deposits? Can a rising money supply eventually threaten our financial stability? If the money supply has to be controlled later, how should it be done?
June 17, 2020
The secret of Zoom’s success
The company did not disrupt the market as it did not eat into the shares of the existing players but won new buyer groups with its simple, friendly offering.
June 16, 2020
Opinion | The post-lockdown prospects of our small businesses
The Indian government has tried to protect its most vulnerable enterprise group—the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector—from the fallout of covid-19 by redefining what constitutes such enterprises, and providing a relief package under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan.
ET Brand Equity
June 15, 2020
Markets that rise to the sky: Covid-19 makes skyrises change behaviour to group buying
“Skyrise” buildings. Vertical cities. Housing societies. Cohesive “Skyrise Markets” embedded within urban cities that have their own gated communities, facilities and services necessary for improving living, working, cultural and leisure lifestyle of its members. Presently, also doubling up as extended office spaces with work from home for all during the unexpected Covid-19 crisis.
June 14, 2020
Education's Big Leap
On April 4, Professor Anil V. Vaidya, Head, Information Management, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's SP Jain Institute of Management Research, Mumbai, delivered an entire machine learning session online.
June 13, 2020
WFH is not the 'Work-Family-Heaven' we were hoping for!
While the novel Coronavirus has brought the world to its knees and the raging pandemic is making human society question some basics of work and industry, working from home has become the new normal and is being touted to be commonplace in the post-Corona world.
June 11, 2020
Beware the approaching financial train wreck
As India’s already weak economy takes a body blow from covid-19, all eyes are on our financial services ecosystem —banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and debt capital markets.