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ISBInsight, the flagship research quarterly of the Indian School of Business (ISB), offers a unique, forward-looking perspective on current management research and thinking that you simply can’t find in the regular business media. It features research-driven insight and evidence-based opinion for practitioners, with a focus on Indian and emerging markets. It brings to readers trend-setting, contemporary business and management articles, written by the best minds in business and academia. In addition, it carries interviews with thought-leaders and decision makers from industry, academia, government and non-governmental organizations. ISB provides this service and  platform subject to the following conditions.

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