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What Do Non-Compete Agreements Cost CEOs?

  ISBInsight: What real life observation inspired you to undertake this research? Omesh Kini: I would say there wasn’t a single, all-important motivation for undertaking this research. A few real-life observations got us thinking about non-competes. One of my co-authors, Ryan Williams and I were working on another paper related to CEO stock-based incentives and CEO turnover. We observed in our data …

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Human Capital in the Digital Era: Leadership under Scrutiny

D. Shivakumar visited the Indian School of Business to deliver the keynote address at the Thought Leaders' Summit on Shaping the Future of Human Capital Strategies in March 2018. Currently, the Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy at Aditya Birla Group, D. Shivakumar has had a long and illustrious career at PepsiCo Holdings India, Nokia and other leading corporates. Professor S. …

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Transforming Data for Policy Impact

Avik Sarkar, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at NITI Aayog, and in-charge of the NITI Aayog Data Analytics Cell visited the Applied Statistics and Computing Lab at ISB in March 2018. Below are excerpts of his conversation with the Late Professor Bhimasankaram Pochiraju, Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the ASCL. Data is critical for the NITI Aayog. What sources do …

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From Emerging Markets to Growth Markets

The Thought Leaders Conference on Managing Business and Innovation in Emerging Markets was held at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad from April 26-28, 2018. The conference was wide-ranging in its approach, including over 100 papers across emerging market themes presented by researchers from across India and the world. Figure 1: Academic View   Two engaging plenary sessions bookended the conference paper …

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Data for Policy Impact

Dr Avik Sarkar, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at NITI Aayog and In-charge of the NITI Aayog Data Analytics Cell, visited the Applied Statistics and Computing Lab at the Indian School of Business in March 2018. Below are excerpts of his conversation with Professor Bhimasankaram Pochiraju, Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the ASLC. Professor Pochiraju passed away in early …

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Why Stock Prices Tumble after Bank CEO Turnover

Change in top leadership, specifically in banks, is marked by a shift in strategy and an immediate decline in stock prices. Research into bank CEO turnover provides insights on how career concerns and management incentives lead to distortionary practices. On behalf of ISBInsight, Ujval Nanavati spoke with two authors of the paper ‘Effects of CEO Turnover in Banks’, Krishnamurthy Subramanian …

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The Pros and Cons of Privatising Gulf Healthcare

Private sector healthcare provision is increasingly prevalent in the GCC, easing the cost burden on the state. But governments cannot rely on private companies to provide for all their healthcare needs. From the 1,171-bed Al-Jahra Hospital, which is close to completion in Kuwait City, to the planned 700-bed New Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah, Oman at the opposite end of the …

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Wellthy

Digital therapeutics towards better patient outcomes For the complete Healthcare Start-up montage click here: Taking Off: Digital Health Start-ups in India

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