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The Government in Business

– Prof. Trilochan Sastry, IIMB India, like the Chinese and Singapore governments, can earn much more from government investments The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) invests internationally in equities. It owned shares worth about ₹1.09 lakh crore at the end of March 2022 in India alone. Around the world,...

NSRCEL Startup: True Assistive Tech

TRUE Assistive Technology: A step towards disability inclusion and empowerment TRUE Assistive Technology is a start-up involved with developing assistive tech products which the founders say are of international standard for mobility that enable disability inclusion. They explain in detail, “We want to make quality and standardized products for India....

NSRCEL Startup: HyCube Works

BRINGING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY HyCube Works, an ISO 9001:2015 and CE certified company, is a rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing start-up firm, that aims to deliver tested and refined products to its users. HyCube Works is involved in direct digital manufacturing solutions, sales and service of desktop and...

Events

IIMB hosts felicitation ceremony for the PGP batch of 2020 on May 29 “As leaders and change agents, take on the most challenging problems, solve in exemplary ways and set an example for the future generation of professionals”: Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan “I would like to share with you that...

Strengthening the disability-inclusive economy

– Shanti Raghavan and Prof. Mukta Kulkarni, IIMB As one of us prepares to go to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting at Davos-Klosters to speak about the economic benefits of disability inclusion, our long-running conversations have begun to focus more sharply on how we can strengthen the disability-inclusive economy...

Intangibles of branding: Deep-diving into consumer behaviour

– Dr. S Ramesh Kumar, Marketing area, IIMB Intangibles of branding will continue to impact the mind digitally or otherwise. About four decades back, the toothpaste brand Close up, had introduced the ad Smile for me —close up “smile”in cinema halls, showing a young boy and girl permissively close enough smiling...

The value of LGBTQ+ Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

– Prof. Debolina Dutta and Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan, OB & HR In this article, Prof Debolina Dutta and Prof Vasanthi Srinivasan of IIM Bangalore examine the business imperatives for LGBTQ+ inclusion and the initiatives and commitment needed to build a truly inclusive culture. Key Takeaways HR managers need to recognize...

A primer for men at the workplace about women at the workplace

– Dr. Dalhia Mani, Entrepreneurship area at IIMB If you are a man and find yourself expecting a woman colleague to do these tasks, then step back Male employees, who consider themselves progressive and meritocratic, can sometimes find themselves at a loss as implicit and/or explicit accusations mount up that they...

IIMB News

CASE CO-AUTHORED BY DR. SANKARSHAN BASU IS NAMED BEST CASE BY AIMA A case study written by Prof. Sankarshan Basu of IIM Bangalore and Prof. Prabina Rajib of VGSoM, titled ‘ISPRL Managing India’s Sovereign Crude oil Price Risk’, has been named ‘Best Case in the AIMA ICRC Case Writing Competition’. Abstract of the...

Student’s Corner

Student’s corner is an exclusive section of Lsquare that brings to you the literary creation, pen-craft, creative content contributed by students. A Solitary Night The stars had just been switched on The moony bulb glowing bright The earth beneath turned cold With the onset of a lonely night. The bed...

Himalayan Ranger: Senthilkumar Rajendran, PGDIM 2009

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. – “Adversity causes some men to break, and others to break records.” What happens when a group of spirited individuals from the IIM alumni community comes together with the mission of capturing Mt.Everest base camp? Toughest challenges and steepest journeys bring...

IIMBueX 2022 – 5 Stellar Speakers, 15 Table Mentors, 1 Mega Event

IIMBueX is the Global Leadership Conclave organised by IIM Bangalore Alumni Association. IIMBueX is the online avatar of IIMBue, the Global Leadership Conclave organised by IIM Bangalore Alumni Association (IIMBAA). IIMBueX was launched with the aim of bringing IIMBue to IIMB Alumni dispersed across the globe. Co-organized by Singapore and...

Events @ IIMB

CENTRE FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & CITIZENSHIP AT IIMB HOSTS PANEL ON ‘GATE KEEPERS & WHISTLE BLOWERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE’ The Centre for Corporate Governance & Citizenship (CCGC) at IIM Bangalore organised a virtual panel discussion on ‘Gate Keepers & Whistle Blowers: Implications for Corporate Governance’, on 19th April 2022.  The panel...

Book Release

Introduction To Indian Knowledge System: Concepts and Applications – Dr. B Mahadevan Described as “an idea whose time has come”, the book introduces concepts and applications of Indian Knowledge Systems to students of Science & Engineering in a way they can relate, appreciate and explore further A book, titled “Introduction...

IIMB News

CASE CO-AUTHORED BY IIMB FACULTY IS NAMED BEST CASE BY AIMA A case study written by Prof. Sankarshan Basu of IIM Bangalore and Prof. Prabina Rajib of VGSoM, titled ‘ISPRL Managing India’s Sovereign Crude oil Price Risk’, has been named ‘Best Case in the AIMA ICRC Case Writing Competition’. Abstract of the case:...

Snippets

IIMB Alumnus Karan Bhagat named Asia’s Promising Business Leader Karan Bhagat, Founder, MD & CEO, IIFL Wealth & Asset Management, has been honoured with the Economic Times ‘Asia’s Promising Business Leaders 2021-22’ award. The award recognises business leaders who have played an instrumental role in making Asia the business epicentre...

Social Media Sustainability Communication: An Analysis of Firm Behaviour and Stakeholder Responses

Nishant Kumar Verma, Ashish K Jha Journal: Information Systems Frontiers (ISF) “The post-illusion era is characterized by transparency and the requirement to walk the talk – two values that are fundamental to sustainability too.” Abstract Social media communication, and its impact on individuals and firms, is becoming increasingly important in today’s...