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Emerging Markets: Moving Up the Value Chain

Emerging markets are no longer known as the developed world’s back office. These markets are now the destinations for not just multinational product ranges but also their mega research and development centres, which drive top-end product innovation. To understand the scale at which industries leverage emerging markets for higher value-added activities, Ujval Nanavati spoke with Alok Nanda, Chief Technology Officer, GE South Asia and Chief Executive Officer, GE India Technology Centre. This conversation took place on the sidelines of the Strategic Management Society’s Special Conference in Hyderabad on December 2018.

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Rethinking Corporate Strategy in the Age of Paradox

The third Strategic Management Society (SMS) India conference, the second in Hyderabad, was held at the Indian School of Business from December 15 to 18, 2018. ISBInsight spoke with Programme Chair Charles Dhanaraj and Workshop Director Anand Nandkumar to understand their thoughts behind the marquee Conference and corporate strategy.

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The Finance Four

Can home businesses succeed? Which banks use credit scores to evaluate loan applications and why? How has growth of e-commerce retailers like Amazon affected employment and revenues in local retail? And how does better connectivity through roads affect access to credit? On behalf of ISBInsight, Ujval Nanavati spoke with authors of four fascinating research papers presented at the ISB Centre for Analytical Finance’s Summer Research Conference 2018.

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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 and Prasanna Tantri, to understand their research findings and the implications of their research for policymakers.

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Can Mutual Fund Competition Drive Returns?

Though mutual funds are increasingly popular as investment vehicles, the factors that drive their returns are not fully understood. How can investors better understand how well a fund has done relative to its competition? Research by Professors Nitin Kumar, Gerard Hoberg and Nagpurnanand Prabhala answers these questions.

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