London Business School Presents Sustainable Globalisation

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London Business School Presents Sustainable Globalisation

LONDON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    - Special Lectures in New Delhi and Mumbai

    Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School[1], will

lead two special lectures at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi on Tuesday 21st

September and the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday 23rd


    Leading a delegation of professors from the School's accounting,

economics, finance, marketing, strategic management and organisational

behaviour faculty, Sir Andrew will give the inaugural address at these two

one-day conferences which will discuss the topics of Strategies for

Sustainable Growth and Building Global Business Capability[2], respectively.

    London Business School, which is ranked number one in the world for its

full-time MBA programme (Financial Times 2010), was a founding partner of the

Indian School of Business (ISB) located in Hyderabad and was also one of the

first top business schools in the world to have a dedicated India centre (the

Aditya Birla India Centre).

    Commenting on his visit, Sir Andrew said, "London Business School has

very special bonds with India through our faculty, staff, alumni and

students. Nearly 10% of our student body and 6% of our core faculty are of

Indian nationality or origin.

    "Many of our faculty members are actively engaged in research and

consulting with Indian companies and our alumni network in India continues to

grow and actively participate in the success of the School via strong

representation on our Global Advisory Council.

    "This event will celebrate these connections, and also serve to

strengthen them. The leaders of Indian industry, our alumni, friends of the

School and our faculty will come together to explore the complexities facing

both business and society as India steadily globalises."

    Notes to Editor:

    1. About London Business School

    London Business School's purpose is to deliver insights and leaders that

have impact. The School is ranked number one in the world for the full-time

MBA programme*. In research, the School is ranked top ten in the world and

holds the highest average research score of any UK academic institution**.

    The School's faculty, from over 30 countries, is grouped into seven

subject areas - Accounting; Economics; Finance; Management Science and

Operations; Marketing; Organisational Behaviour; and Strategic and

International Management.

    Studying at the School provides access to an unmatched diversity of

thought. With a presence in four international cities - London, New York,

Hong Kong and Dubai - the School is well positioned to equip students from

more than 130 countries with the capabilities needed to operate in today's

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business environment. Students further benefit from our 30,000 alumni who

provide a wealth of knowledge, business experience and worldwide networking


    The School awards over 1,000 degrees every year, across MBA, Executive

MBA, Masters in Finance, Sloan Fellow and PhD programmes and has most

recently added Masters in Management to its portfolio. The Executive

Education team offers a portfolio of over 30 open programmes as well as

custom-designed programmes developed to meet the specific needs of

individuals and their organisation. Annually, over 8,000 participants attend

executive programmes that are led by many of the world's leading business


    * Financial Times MBA 2010 Rankings

    ** Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008

    2. Conference programme

    The one day conferences will examine the following topics:


    - The challenges of organising and competing globally which confront

    Indian businesses today, led by Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing;

    Co-Director of the Aditya Birla India Centre;

    - Negotiation Strategies with Madan Pillutla, Mike Salamon Term Professor

    of Organisational Behaviour; Subject Area Chair Organisational Behaviour;

    - Strategy and Shaping Industry Architectures with Michael G Jacobides,

    Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management: Sir Donald

    Gordon Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    - India and the World Economy with Hélène Rey, Professor of Economics and

    Richard Portes, Professor of Economics;

    - Performance measurement in the non-profit sector with Professor Sir

    Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School (New Delhi only);

    - Improving capital market efficiency with Narayan Naik, Professor of

    Finance and Lakshmanan Shivakumar, London Business School Chaired 

    Professor of Accounting (New Delhi only);

    - Hedge Funds and Capital Market Efficiency with Narayan Naik, Professor

    of Finance (Mumbai only);

    - Information transparency: Equity research coverage of India corporates

    with Lakshmanan Shivakumar, London Business School Chaired Professor of

    Accounting (Mumbai only).

    SOURCE: London Business School

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