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Why Stock Prices Tumble after Bank CEO Turnover

ISBInsight:  What observed phenomenon prompted you to undertake this research? Krishnamurthy Subramanian (KS): During many of the recent Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) level changes at Indian banks, we observed that earnings dropped precipitously in the immediate quarter after the change. For example, when Pratip Chaudhuri took over from OP Bhatt as Chairman at State Bank of India, earnings dropped 99%! …

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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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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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How to Invest with Social Impact

How can investments yield optimal financial as well as social outcomes? Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry and co-authors propose two types of securities which can help firms do well while they are doing good. Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry, Professor of Finance, Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles and Visiting Faculty, Indian School of Business.

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Bollywood, Apps and Pharma: Innovation and Intellectual Property in India

The Indian School of Business hosted a conference on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition on 30 March 2018 to discuss a roadmap for innovation-led growth in India. Globally, there is an emerging consensus that innovation drives economies to achieve higher levels of growth. Yet, India’s spending on research and development (R&D) in terms of percentage of GDP over the last two …

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Research Insights for Marketers

What does the life cycle of international marketing joint ventures in emerging markets look like? Do digital businesses focus too much on customer acquisition, at the expense of customer engagement? What are the key insights on mobile telephony pricing in emerging markets? How does grassroots innovation spread? How should marketing managers think about product innovations for low income consumers in …

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Drones: Technology, Policy, Entrepreneurial Models and Healthcare Applications

  Do you want to learn about entrepreneurial models for deploying cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in issues surrounding technology regulation and policy? Are you looking for incisive solutions to the problem of healthcare delivery in India? Are you intrigued by the sci-fi possibilities of drone technology?Join Professor Milind Sohoni and Justin Boutilier for an ISBInsight webinar on Drones: Technology, Policy, Entrepreneurial Models and …

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Marketing Research Insights for Managers

The Thought Leaders Conference on Managing Business and Innovation in Emerging Markets starts today at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and runs through April 26-28, 2018. Over 100 papers in themes ranging from stakeholder management, customer engagement, consumer behaviour, social and digital media management, product and brand management and more are being presented by researchers from across India …

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