These are intriguing times in the world of finance. Leverage, inequalities in wealth distribution, the struggles of small businesses, taxation effects, tariff wars, the impact of FinTech, and other related factors make the financial sector interesting for both industry practitioners and academic researchers.
With this backdrop, Indian School of Business (ISB) once again played host to some of the leading researchers in Corporate Finance at its serene Hyderabad Campus on …Read More »
Golden Skirts? Why Women Directors get Overboarded
Gender diversity in senior management is an issue that is receiving overdue attention from all quarters – regulators, executives and academia. Priyanka Dwivedi is a co-author on the paper “Differential Effects of Functional Experience on Board and CEO Appointments for Female Executives”. She explains why companies must do more to expand the pool of …Read More »
Ujval Nanavati: Tell us about the kind of work the GE India Technology Centre does?
Alok Nanda: GE India Technology Centre is hosted by GE Global Research and we have about 200 scientists here working on long-term research. Additionally, all of the GE teams have their engineering teams co-located here, which makes the Centre’s strength something like 4,500. One sees a …Read More »
Business at Home?
Work from home is often considered a pseudonym for shirking work. However, a reform in Singapore that allows budding entrepreneurs to set up their business at home has shown significant positive results. Jian Zhang is one of the authors of the research paper ‘Workplace Flexibility and Entrepreneurship’.
ISBInsight: What prompted you to undertake this research?
Jian Zhang: Encouraging entrepreneurship is acknowledged …Read More »