Topic: Executive Management

Are CEO Appointments in India Caste/Religion Biased?

Do top Indian companies hire professional Chief Executive Officers on the basis of caste or religion? And does it matter for financial performance? Professors Naga Lakshmi Damaraju and her co-author Anil K Makhija offer some surprising insights on these important questions. Whether Chief Executive Officer (CEO) appointments at the largest corporations are driven by the biases of firm owners is an …

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How a Doubles Game Works

Infosys has opened a fresh chapter with the appointment of a new CEO. Hopefully the veterans on the board and the founders have learned some lessons from the recent episode. The iconic Tata group with a star-studded board also paid a huge price in several ways before settling down for an insider as the new chairman. The distasteful episodes played out in …

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