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Samir Barua

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Samir Barua

Samir Kumar Barua was the 10th director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and succeeded Bakul Dholakia as the head of India's premiere management education institution.[2] References Barua, Samir Kumar (6 September 2008). "Samir Kumar Barua - The student who became director". Live Mint. Retrieved 2 February 2019. http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/keyword/samir-barua

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Labdhi Bhandari

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Labdhi Bhandari

Labdhi Bhandari (29 July 1948 – 19 October 1988[1]) was the State Trading Corporation of India Professor of Marketing at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad[2] and a widely respected authority on marketing in India.[3][4][5][6][7] Early life and education Bhandari was born in 1948 in the village of Khimel, near Rani, Rajasthan, to Akal Kanwar Bhandari and her husband, Dhanpati Raj Bhandari, a successful lawyer in Sojat and a member of the Indian National Congress. He grew up in Sojat where he was initially home schooled and then attended a local Hindi-medium government school. At the age of 14, he moved to Jodhpur for his undergraduate studies at the University of Jodhpur, taking a bachelor's degree in economics in 1965. He then applied and was admitted to the second batch of the new Post-graduate Programme in Management offered by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where he was the youngest student at the age of 17.[8][9] He was awarded the National Merit Scholarship in both the years

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Vijay Govindarajan

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Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan (born 18 November 1949), popularly known as VG, is the Coxe Distinguished Professor (a Dartmouth-wide chair) at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and Marvin Bower Fellow, 2015–16 at Harvard Business School. He worked as General Electric's first chief innovation consultant and professor in residence from 2008–10. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author and a two-time winner of the prestigious McKinsey Award for the best article published in Harvard Business Review. VG was inducted into the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame in 2019 for his life-long work dedicated to the field of management, strategy, and innovation.  VG received Thinkers 50 Distinguished Achievement Awards in two different categories, a rare feat: Breakthrough Idea Award in 2011 and Innovation Award in 2019.   Education In 1974, Govindarajan received his chartered accountancy degree, where he was awarded the President’s Gold Medal by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the award is

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Frank Land

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Frank Land

Fred Frank Land OBE (born Frank Landsberger; October 1928) is a German-born information systems researcher and was the first United Kingdom Professor of Information Systems. He is currently emeritus professor in the Department of Information Systems at the London School of Economics (LSE). Biography Land was born in Berlin into a well-off Jewish family who fled to the UK in 1939 in the aftermath of Kristallnacht.[1]:1 He and his brother changed their name from Landsberger to Land on the advice of a careers advisor at the LSE.[1]:4 Land was educated at Willesden County Grammar School from 1943-1947 and after graduating in Economics from the LSE in 1950, he joined the London food and catering enterprise J. Lyons, working on the first electronic computer designed for business use, the LEO I with his colleague Mary Coombs.[2] In 1967, Land was selected for a newly established post in what later became the Department of Information Systems at LSE. Here he became involved with the development and definition of t

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Bakul Harshadrai Dholakia

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Bakul Harshadrai Dholakia

Bakul Harshadrai Dholakia (born 15 July 1947) is the former Director of IIM Ahmedabad (2002–2007).[1] Prior to that, he was the Dean at Ahmedabad (1998–2001) and a professor in Economics[2][3] He was also the Director General of International Management Institute, New Delhi.[4]. Prior to joining IMI New Delhi, he was the Director of Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management and Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj.[3] Dholakia is a Gold Medalist from Baroda University and holds a Doctorate in Economics.[3][5] He has 45 years of teaching experience, including 33 years at IIM Ahmedabad.[6] He has served as a board member of the Reserve Bank of India Western Area Local Board from 1993 to 2001.[7][8][9] He has guided 20 PhD students specialising in Economics, Finance, Business Policy and Public Systems at IIM A. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2007 for his contributions in the field of Literature and Education.[10][11] Education Bakul Dholakia had completed his PhD i

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Abhishek Mishra

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Abhishek Mishra

Abhishek Mishra is an Indian politician and a member of legislative assembly of Uttar Pradesh. He was elected to 16th state assembly election in 2012 for a five years term.[1] References Priya Sahgal (14 December 2012). "From Class to Cabinet: Abhishek Mishra is the poster boy of change that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav wants to bring to his party and the state". Retrieved 10 November 2016.

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Ravi J. Matthai

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Ravi J. Matthai

Ravi Matthai Ravi John Matthai (1927–1984) was a management education administrator, noted for establishing Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Institute of Rural Management, Anand. He was the first full-time Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Early life, education Ravi was born to a Syrian Anglican family in Kerala as the son of John Mathai, who served as India's first Railway Minister and subsequently as India's Finance Minister. His cousin is Verghese Kurien.[1] He was educated at The Doon School, Dehradun and later graduated from University of Oxford with Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Economics. .[2] He began his career at a Calcutta based firm but later moved to the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 1963 as Professor of Marketing. Influence on IIM Ahmedabad [IIMA] after leaving IIM Calcutta In 1965 Matthai was invited by noted Indian Institution builder and scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai to join IIMA as its first full-time Director. He was 38 years old at the

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Jerry Rao

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Jerry Rao

Jaithirth Rao, popularly known as Jerry Rao, is an Indian businessman and entrepreneur. He is the founder and former CEO of the software company MphasiS. He is the founder of Value and Budget Housing Corporation (VBHC) (now known as VBHC Value Homes Pvt. Ltd.), an affordable housing venture which he founded in 2008(Official website).[1][2] He was also a founder and director of Home First Finance Company[3], a Housing Finance company focused on providing housing finance to first time home buyers.[4] He was also a member of the editorial advisory board of the "Swarajya" Magazine, founded by the late Rajaji.[5] In 1998, Rao started MphasiS Corporation, a software company based in California, which subsequently merged with BFL Software in 2000. MphasiS rapidly rose to be one of the top 10 IT/BPO companies in India.[6] In 2008, EDS acquired a majority stake in MphasiS.[7] Mr. Rao stayed on as non-executive Chairman of MphasiS and for some time as Advisor to EDS. Rao held several positions in Citibank prior to hi

Recipients of the Rajyotsava Award 2005

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C. Rangarajan

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C. Rangarajan

C. Rangarajan or Chakravarthi Rangarajan (born 1932) is an Indian economist, a former Member of Parliament and 19th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He is the former Chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, he resigned the day the UPA lost power. He is also the Chairman of the Madras School of Economics; former President of the Indian Statistical Institute; the Founding Chairman of the CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science; and former Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad.[1] Early life Rangarajan, a student of National College (Tiruchirappalli) between 1947 and 1949, graduated from Loyola College of the University of Madras in the commerce stream (where he was a contemporary of the Yale University economics professor T N Srinivasan). He later received his PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1964. His thesis was titled "Variability of Demand Deposits".[2] Career Rangarajan taught at several institutions including the Univ

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Akhileshwar Pathak

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Akhileshwar Pathak

Akhileshwar Pathak is a professor in the Business Law area at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.[1] Education He holds a doctorate in law from University of Edinburgh, U.K.[2] and a LLB from the Delhi University. Areas of interest His areas of research interest are corporate law, globalisation and liberalisation of India. Books Contested domains: the state, peasants, and forests in contemporary India (Sage Publications, 1994, ISBN 978-0-8039-9184-2)[3] Law, strategies, ideologies: legislating forests in colonial India (Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-565557-5)[4] References "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 January 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Akhileshwar, Pathak (1999). "Law, strategies, ideologies : legislating forests in Colonial India, 1792 - 1882". hdl:1842/22548. Ray, Subhajyoti (1996). "Book reviews". South Asia Research. 16 (2): 207–208. doi:10.1177/026272809601600207. ISSN 0262-7280. Prasad,

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T. V. Rao

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T. V. Rao

T.V. Rao was born on 14 March 1946, in Andhra Pradesh, India. A new Human Resource Development system emerged in India in 1974 with Dr. T.V. Rao and Dr. Udai Pareek heading the movement. It was started as a "Review Exercise of the Performance Appraisal System" for Larsen & Toubro by the duo from the Indian Institutes of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) which resulted in the development of a new function - The Human Resources Development Function. Rao and Dr Udai Pareek were instrumental in setting up the HRD Department for L&T and making it the first company in this part of the world to have fully Dedicated HRD Department. Rao is also the founder president of the National HRD Network and the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Sciences (ISABS).[1] Rao had worked as a professor at the premier management institute of India - the IIM, Ahmedabad from 1973 - 1994.[2] After leaving the IIMA, he started working for the Academy of Human Resources Development which was set up with support from RMCEI of IIMA

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Jahar Saha

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Jahar Saha

Jahar Saha is a professor and former director of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, a position he held from 1998 to 2002. Biography Jahar Saha was born on 14 December 1943 at Kaladi in Matlab (now in Bangladesh). While his grandparents were in business, his father was a lawyer who later became a school teacher. His elder brother was a senior government official and his younger sister is a professor in a medical college at Kolkata.[1] Education Saha did a four-year professional degree in Statistics (B.Stat.), Masters in Statistics (M.stat), and a one-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Jahar Saha obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. His Ph.D. thesis was titled "Some Problems in Railway Networks" which focused on two kinds of problems in railway networks: (i) scheduling trains, (ii) selecting an optimal configuration for railway networks.

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Samuel Paul

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Samuel Paul

Dr. Samuel Paul (11 April 1930 – 26 October 2015)[1] was an Indian scholar, economist, former visiting professor at Harvard Business School, advisor to the World Bank and the UN Commission on Transnational Corporations, and was a professor and the second director of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.[2] He served from 8 September 1972 to 30 June 1978. He also taught at the Kennedy School of Government and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs, Princeton University. Upon his return from Washington to India, he pioneered the creation of citizen report cards, a tool for social accountability. He later went on to be the founding chairperson of a new think tank, the Public Affairs Centre India that has taken his work forward. Other organisations that he helped launch are the Public Affairs Foundation, the Coalition Against Corruption and the Children's Movement for Civic Awareness. He had also been on the Boards of the State Bank of India and several international research centres. In recent year

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Joseph H. Pereira

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Joseph H. Pereira

Joseph H. Pereira, popularly known as the Singing Priest, is an Indian Roman Catholic priest, social worker and the founder and managing trustee of Kripa Foundation, a Mumbai-based non governmental organization working for the rehabilitation of HIV patients and people affected by substance abuse.[1] He has been associated with Mother Teresa and B. K. S. Iyengar and is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences.[2] A pupil of B. K. S. Iyengar and a proponent of Iyengar Yoga, he is a certified instructor of the yoga school. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2009, for his contributions to society.[3] Biography Joseph Pereira was born in a Luso-Indian Roman Catholic family in the suburbs of Mumbai, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra and did his early schooling locally where he had the opportunity to study Sanskrit.[4] He started learning yoga from the age of eleven and, choosing the vocation of a priest, he enlisted himself in a seminary where

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M. S. Banga

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M. S. Banga

Manvinder "Vindi" Singh Banga is an Indian businessman. He is a senior partner at the private equity fund Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Early life Banga was born on 31 October 1954 in Simla (then in the state of Punjab) into a Sikh family, the son of Lt.Gen. Harbhajan Singh Banga, a decorated General in the Indian Army, and his wife Jaswant Kaur. Banga graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1975 and did BTech degree in Mechanical Engineering. He earned a master in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A).[1] Career Banga worked for Unilever for 33 years.[2] He served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Hindustan Lever Ltd..[3] In February 2005, as part of a major reorganization of Unilever's upper management, Banga was elevated to the Unilever Executive, as the global head of the Foods division and ultimately took over the HPC division as well - effectively running all of Unilever’s categories across the globe. He was also responsible for the

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Ashok Som

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Ashok Som

Ashok Som is a professor and author. He is professor at the Management Department of ESSEC Business School, France-Singapore. He is an expert in global strategy and re-designing organizations. He is currently researching on the Luxury Sector.[1] He was the founding Associate Dean of the Global MBA Program at ESSEC Business School. He has also founded the Indian Research Center, which researches the Indian and Asian businesses and its significant effects on the French and European Markets.[2] He was also the coordinator of the Global executive program in Luxury and Retail Management at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad,[2][3] which has partnered with the ESSEC Business School of Paris and Singapore.[4] He has also authored books about the Luxury sector, global strategy and Organizational Re-Design. Books Organization Re-design and Innovative HRM (Oxford University Press, 2008) This was the first book written by Ashok Som, which dealt with organizational redesign including Human Resource Management

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Ashish Nanda

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Ashish Nanda

Ashish Nanda was Director of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad,[1] Nanda joined IIMA as Director on 2 Sept 2013.[2] Upon taking charge, Nanda described IIMA as "a hidden jewel."[3] In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Professor Nanda teaches in PGP, PGPX, and Executive Education Programmes at the Institute. Before joining IIMA, Nanda was Robert Braucher Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School for seven years. Before that, he was a Harvard Business School faculty member for 13 years. He was Officiating Director, IIM Nagpur from its inception in 2015 to 2017 and Fellow, Harvard Business School Executive Education from 2013 to 2017. He is Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Law School Executive Education. IIMA Activities Nanda's vision for IIMA is "to educate leaders of enterprises." His strategic thrust at the Institute has been to (a) connect proactively with five constituencies (research, practice, policy, alumni, and connectivity), (b) nurture a high performance culture at the Institu

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N. R. Narayana Murthy

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N. R. Narayana Murthy

Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy (born 20 August 1946) is an Indian billionaire businessman, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Infosys, and has been chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief mentor, before retiring and taking the title chairman emeritus.[7][8][9] Murthy was born and raised in Shidlaghatta, Karnataka. He graduated from National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Before starting Infosys, Murthy worked with Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad as chief systems programmer, and Patni Computer Systems in Pune (Maharashtra). He started Infosys in 1981 and was its CEO from 1981 to 2002, and chairman from 2002 to 2011. In 2011, he stepped down from the board and became chairman emeritus. In June 2013, Murthy was appointed as executive chairman for a period of five years.[10][11] Murthy has been listed among the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of o

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Dwijendra Tripathi

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Dwijendra Tripathi

Dwijendra Tripathi (29 July 1930 – 5 September 2018) was a professor of business history at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he worked for more than 25 years. He is considered the "Father of Business History" in India.[1] Personal life and education Dwijendra was born on 29 July 1930 in a village in Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh, while India was still under British colonial rule. He got a First Class in his Class XII exams in the Arts stream.[2] He studied at the University of Allahabad where he received his Bachelor of Arts in History, Economics, and English Literature in 1952 and his Master of Arts in History in 1954.[2] He graduated in 1963 from the University of Wisconsin where he pursued a Ph.D in Comparative Economic History - India & U.S. as a Fulbright scholar. He was married to his wife Saraswati for more than fifty years, and had three children- Tushar, Parimal, and Smita.[2] He died on 5 September 2018, which is also the day India celebrates Teachers' Day.[3] Career In

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N. Ravichandran (professor)

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N. Ravichandran (professor)

N. Ravichandran was the 4th (regular) director of The Indian Institute of Management Indore. He is an MSc in maths from Annamalai University and holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.[1] He is currently a professor at IIM Ahmedabad in the area of operations management and quantitative techniques. He started the five-year Integrated Management Programme at IIM Indore and increased the batch size of the flagship PGP programme from 240 to 450.[2] He is also credited with rapid creation of world-class infrastructure at IIM Indore. In his tenure, infrastructure was not only envisioned but also implemented in record time. He has also introduced the PGP at RAK in UAE and PGP at Mumbai programmes. The idea behind the PGP at RAK is to meet the demand for skilled managers in the Gulf region. The motive to start PGP at Mumbai is to help IIM Indore connect with the finance and the consulting industries. On the burning issue of high EMIs and the restriction on graduates to be able to take risks, he beli

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