Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is chairperson of the IIMB Board of Governors for a second term
At a Special Meeting held recently, the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, upon the recommendation of the Search-cum-Selection Committee, has appointed Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman and Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Narayana Group of Hospitals, Bengaluru, as Chairperson of the IIM Bangalore Board of Governors for a second term of four years. Dr. Devi Shetty has accepted the appointment.
Professor Raji Srinivasan, Sam Barshop Centennial Professor of Marketing Administration, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin, USA; Ms Malavika Harita, Founder and CEO, Brand Circle and former CEO of Saatchi Focus India; and Mr Mukesh Bansal, CEO of Curefit and Founder of Meraki Labs, have also recently joined the IIMB Board.
The 15-member Board of Governors includes accomplished alumni of the Institute, eminent persons from business, government and society, representatives of government, and faculty members.
Startups of NSRCEL at Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore
You will be able to take advantage of Phi Commerce and MITTI Café’s user experience the next time you land at Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore.
- Phi Commerce, a startup of NSRCEL from the Fintech Incubation Programme is set to partner with the airport authority to offer a first-of-its-kind omnichannel payment mechanism to its passengers.
- MITTI café, a startup of NSRCEL from the NSRCEL Social Programme, recently inaugurated its outlet at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru – the first of its kind for a startup at NSRCEL.
Paper co-authored by FPM Student Subhankar Saha wins Best Paper Award
A paper, co-authored by PhD student Subhankar Saha with Prof. Sriram Thirumalai, faculty in the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department at Neeley School of Business, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas, and Prof. Sarang Sundar, faculty in the Marketing area at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, wins the Best Paper award at POMS India International Conference 2022, organised by the POMS India Chapter and IIM Kozhikode from 21-23 December 2022.
Pre-Doc Student Parvathy’s Paper is accepted by Top Journal
One of the manuscripts co-authored by Parvathy, a current Pre-doc student at IIMB, has been accepted for publication in Psychology & Marketing, one of the top journals. Titled A Bibliometric Analysis of Gift Giving, the paper provides readers with a state-of-the-art overview of consumer gift-giving literature and identifies opportunities for future gift-giving research.
Best Paper for FPM Scholar Aishwarya’s co-authored Paper
A paper by doctoral student Aishvarya, co-authored with Dr. U Dinesh Kumar, faculty in the Decision Sciences area at IIMB, and Professor Denis Dennehy, has received the Best Paper award, in the Information Technology track, of the AIRC conference organized by IIM Lucknow.
The paper is titled, ‘What Drives Growth in Online Community?: A Data-Driven Approach’. Sharing an abstract of the paper, Aishvarya writes: “Building a larger online community helps firms in dissemination of information to a larger audience, gain more visibility and increase business value. However, research on how firms can grow and learn from their online community is limited. Using a text analytics approach, the authors quantify the effect of firm-initiated engagement (number of tweets posted by firm’s official handle, and users’ response on these tweets) and users’ perception of a firm (reflected in user-generated content) and study its association with firm’s online community size. Since social media platforms act as a medium for diffusion of information, the authors hypothesize that the growth of a firm’s online community may be associated with a.) The extent and quality of its online engagement with users, and b.) Users’ perception of the firm.”
PGPEM Team “BIZ MASTERMINDS” wins business case compretition by BITS Pilani
The PGPEM team called ‘Biz Masterminds’, comprising Abhinav Atwal, Javed Ahmad, Prashant Singh R and Vipin Varghese, won the first prize in ‘Case Sensitive’, a Business Case competition conducted by BITS Pilani. The quartet, which proposed the most suitable and sustainable Go-to-Market strategy and products for an Edtech company for their future growth, received a cash prize for finishing on top of the pile.