Rachna Jha

Formerly a research assistant at the Indian School of Business (ISB).

Ensuring Family and Business Continuity at India’s GMR Group

In an engaging tale about the Indian family business behemoth, the GMR Group, Professor Kavil Ramachandran, Professor John L Ward, Rachna Jha and Sachin Waikar, look at the multifarious issues that underpin family businesses. The GMR Group had reached great heights of success, but disagreements and confl icts among family members threatened to hamper its progress. To counter this, GM …

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Family and Corporate Philanthropy: Emerging Trends In India

The  adage "give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime" is at the heart of the difference between charity and philanthropy. Philanthropy derives from the Greek term Philanthropos, which means the "love of humanity" (Philos-love and Anthropos-humanity or mankind). While the roots of charity are often …

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