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The Communications Office and Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore present the IIMB Podcast Series, a platform to discuss the latest business, economic, management, and social issues. The podcasts will witness IIM Bangalore fraternity, including but not limited to the faculty members, students, and alumni, provide their insights and perspectives on the topics and issues surrounding us.

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The Communications Office and Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore present the IIMB Podcast Series, a platform to discuss the latest business, economic, management, and social issues. The podcasts will witness IIM Bangalore fraternity, including but not limited to the faculty members, students, and alumni, provide their insights and perspectives on the topics and issues surrounding us.

    Episode 19 - Prof. Sourav Mukherji discusses Inclusive business models

    Episode 19 - Prof. Sourav Mukherji discusses Inclusive business models

    The nineteenth episode of the series features a conversation with Prof. Sourav Mukherji, Professor in the Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management area at IIM Bangalore, about the fundamental features of starting an inclusive business and the kind of challenges that aspiring social entrepreneurs can expect to encounter on the way.
    Much is said about the for-profit new age business models & their product innovations, latest technology, customer centricity, value creation &, more than anything, their rising valuations. In the midst of all this, a new breed of businesses is walking a tight rope by creating enormous value via solving some of the fundamental accessibility & affordability challenges for a customer segment that is usually ignored for its suppressed purchasing power & lack of disposable income. In this episode of the podcast, Prof. Sourav Mukherji further helps the listener understand the fundamental characteristics of inclusive businesses & the various challenges faced by them. While illustrating the need for such models, he also details the crucial role of leadership in creating the right culture in the organization to deliver maximum societal benefit.

    • 39 min
    Episode 18 - Prof. Deepti discusses Sustainability with IIMB students

    Episode 18 - Prof. Deepti discusses Sustainability with IIMB students

    In the eighteenth episode of IIMB Podcast series Prof. Deepti tries to derive insights from Ayushi & Madhusudan’s journey of ideating & developing a sustainable solution during the course of the Schneider Go Green 2021 competition. The discussion dwelled into the methodology adopted for developing an innovative & inclusive solution to counter climate change, making it scalable using core management concepts and importance of selecting an effective communication channel to improve adoption. The episode carries an undertone of developing this perspective among the upcoming leaders so as to fastrack corporate involvement in the fight against climate change.

    • 17 min
    Episode 17: Prof. R. Srinivasan Discusses Platform Business Models

    Episode 17: Prof. R. Srinivasan Discusses Platform Business Models

    In the seventeenth episode of IIMB Podcast series Dr. R. Srinivasan, Professor in the Strategy area at IIM Bangalore shares his insights on Platform Business Models. He recently authored a book with the same title and released a MOOC on IIMBx.

    Dr. R Srinivasan talks about the functioning of a platform, how they grow, the various types of platforms that exist and the architectural elements of platforms. He also talks about the reasons for the recent growth in the number of platform businesses and the impact caused by higher penetration of Internet and smartphones. Further, the episode touches upon how the landscape has become quite competitive, and what determines a winner in this virtual race, which begins from solving the chicken-egg problem in acquiring the first block of customers but does not end, rather becomes even more challenging, upon establishing dominance through setting standards.
    Towards the end, the episode delves into the extent to which regulations and market maturity affect success, while drawing parallels between the developing countries and the West, and opportunities that exist through overcoming traditional market inefficiencies.

    • 48 min
    Episode 16: Prof. Nilam Kaushik discusses Gender Parity in STEM education and jobs

    Episode 16: Prof. Nilam Kaushik discusses Gender Parity in STEM education and jobs

    In the sixteenth episode of the IIMB Podcast Series on April 11th, Dr Nilam Kaushik, Assistant Professor in Strategy area at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and IIMB Young Faculty Research Chair, shares her insights from her research on gender disparity in STEM education as well as jobs.
    Dr Nilam Kaushik explains the reasons behind the gender disparity in STEM education and jobs in the global and the Indian context. She also draws upon her own experiences, having worked in the technology sector. The episode touches on the socio-cultural nuances associated with gender around the world, which is reflected in the prevalent gender disparity conundrum and how the preferences for competitive working environments also impact the gender ratios in organizations and the role of corporates to make workplaces more women friendly. Towards the end, Dr Nilam presents a detailed analysis of existing solutions like the IIT Girls reservation to possible future solutions which can promote STEM education among girls.

    • 47 min

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