Research Spotlight

A summary of rigorous management research with a focus on business application.

How Can Competition Mitigate the Antibiotic Crisis?

In recent decades, the stock of effective antibiotics has been depleted dramatically by the rapid increase in bacterial resistance to them. Can increasing competition in the market for antibiotics through judicious patent policy alleviate the antibiotic crisis? Professor Mukesh Eswaran and Professor Nancy Gallini elucidate.

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How Gender Stereotypes Affect the Life Chances of Women in the Workplace

Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School and Area Leader at the Indian School of Business deliberated on the ‘New Directions in Research on Gender Differences’ at the Asian Management Research Consortium 2019 at ISB. ISBInsight engaged in a discussion with him on gender bias at the workplace. Here is an edited excerpt from the conversation.

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Do Hedge Funds Gain from Mutual Funds’ Brain Drain?

On behalf of ISBInsight, Mridula Anand spoke to Prachi Deuskar, a Finance expert at the Indian School of Business and co-author on the paper “The Good or the Bad? Which Mutual Fund Managers Join Hedge Funds?” Deuskar and her co-authors’ research  investigates the complexities of talent retention in the asset management sector.

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Partners in Rhythm

Can international marketing alliances in emerging markets be a source of competitive advantage? Professors Kiran Pedada, S Arunachalam and Mayukh Dass discuss how managers can leverage resources and market conditions to make international marketing alliance decisions in emerging markets.

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Why the Gender Gap Persists in Indian Workplaces

In the last decade, India has seen women’s participation in the labour force decline starkly. Can skill development be the solution for India’s gender gap? An innovative study of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) by Professor Amit Chauradia, Professor Chandrasekhar Sripada and Glory George shows why women are disadvantaged when it comes to wage employment.

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