Responsible Management Education

Book Review of Dan Ariely’s “Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations”

ISBN: 1501120042 (ISBN13: 9781501120046) Motivation is a topic of great interest to behaviour and organizational scientists who are generally looking for ways to improve performance and productivity. The subtitle of the book “Payoff” attracted my attention, whetting my curiosity with the promise of the hidden logic behind motivations. ‘Payoff’ is an engaging melange of research Read more

Workforce Diversity and Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture, as conceptualized by Schein, can be understood as a layered phenomenon with the surface level artefacts visible in an organization as the topmost layer, the espoused values that fuel those just underneath and most importantly the assumptions and beliefs that underlie the above two layers. Culture is the invisible yet powerful force that Read more

Inter School English Debate – organized by Banyan Tree School

As part of the ‘Gender Sensitivity’ Week at Banyan Tree School, Lodhi Road, New Delhi an Inter-School English Debate (IX-XII) for schools in Delhi and NCR was organized on Saturday, the 19th of December, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. onward. A total of eight schools participated in the competition.  Each team consisted of two participants. The Read more

Measuring the Investments in your Business Education

With over 20 years of heritage, the students opting for MBA at IILM envision a career that is diverse by nature of settling down in terms of industry selection, or expanding family business at a much faster rate. Another major factor for the students pursuing MBA is the advantage they receive after measuring return on investment (ROI). Read more

Responsible Business | Can Business be responsible?

Words have different meaning in different context. Capitalists have been shown as cruel people with single minded focus on profit . They are not bothered about the larger well being of society. Over the years , things have changed. The government plays an important role in regulating business. Firms have to compete and play by Read more

Engaging for the Future | PEOPLE MANAGER CONCLAVE 2012

IILM students participated in the IBM People Manager Conclave 2012 which gave an insight about the challenges faced by the present HR managers and what strategies/ tactics can be used in order to align their individual goals with the organisational goals. Theme of this event was “Engaging for the future.” This event involved various activities Read more

Brand China

Lei Jun – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xiaomi Corp has once said according to one report, “Doing the right thing is much more important than doing the things right. A pig could fly if it finds itself in the eye of a storm.” Probably by this he means that things get much easier Read more

Will Kirana Shops Survive the Tide of Organised Retailing in Emerging Cities of India?

With the changing demographic features and improvement in quality of life of urban India, the Indian retail sector is witnessing a tremendous growth. As per AT Kearney’s annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), 2010 India is ranked third in the list of most attractive market for retail investment. The retailers are now selectively focusing on Read more

Does GDP Really Add Up? Going beyond the Traditional GDP

The GDP counts air pollution and cigarette advertising, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. It counts special locks for our doors and the jails for the people who break them…. It counts the destruction of the redwood and the loss of our natural wonder in chaotic sprawl…. Yet it does not include the beauty of our Read more

Gearing up for Placements | Job Preferences- How Do You Decide

Every year the students passing out of IILM face the million dollar question, “How should I decide on the company I should work for”. The situation becomes quite complex as a multitude of companies with different Job offerings visit the Institute at different times of the year. The students also receive advice from various sources mostly from people who are quite ignorant themselves. Read more