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Department, University of Mumbai
In association with

University of Mumbai


“Managing Business in Turbulent Times”





INANCE - 2012

March 5th – 6th 2012
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Sponsored by

In association with

Indian Merchants’ Chamber

About the Institute
A Premier Business school in India, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) was founded in 1965 and is the third oldest management institute in India. JBIMS was established by the University of Mumbai. The flagship MMS (Master of Management Studies) programme is rated as amongst the best in the country. Besides that, it offers various management courses for executives. The major objective behind the JBIMS is to evolve an indigenous model of management education in tune with the contemporary demands of both the Indian and the global environment. JBIMS has been rated among the top 25 business schools in the Asia-Pacific region. JBIMS has also been consistently ranked among the top 10 business schools in India. The vision that has inspired the basic philosophy and approach of JBIMS since its inception is that of management thinkers and philosophers deeply entrenched and firmly rooted in the Indian soil. This has been the mission and central theme of JBIMS in its outlook and in launching various educational, research and development activities for advancement of management education. Faculty at JBIMS is a blend of stalwarts from the industry who find it a privilege to come and interact with the budding future CEO’s as well as core faculties.

JBIMS Alumni
JBIMS alumni rank amongst the who’s who of India Inc. To name a few : Mr. Ajay Piramal Ms. Chanda Kochhar Mr. Durgesh Tinaikar Mr. Harish Manwani Mr. Mani Ratnam Mr. Nitin Paranjpe Mr. Noshir Kaka Mr. Sanjay Lalbhai Mr. Suresh Kumar Mr. Uday Kotak Ms. Vinita Bali Chairman and Managing Director Managing Director & CEO Managing Director , Corporate Banking Global COO Acclaimed Indian filmmaker CEO and Managing Director Director Managing Director Assistant Commerce Secretary for Trade Promotion and DirectorGeneral Chairman and Managing Director Managing Director Hindustan Unilever Ltd. McKinsey & Company, India Arvind Mills, India U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Kotak Mahindra Bank, India Britannia Industries, India Piramal India Limited ICICI Bank, India Mizuho Financial Group, Japan Unilever PLC

Conference Theme
The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. The market turbulence of the present year has foreshadowed a new phase of globalization, one in which volatility is likely to remain constant. Even after the current recession lifts, underlying fluctuations in energy, commodity and currency rates, the emergence of new and non-traditional competitors, and rising customer demands will continue to roil traditional business and operating models for some time to come. To be competitive, companies may find themselves in a twist. How can they respond quickly and nimbly to the changing environment without getting caught in knots? In today’s knowledge age, the ability to transform information into insight in response to market movements is core to sustainability. Companies must think of ways to make their processes more flexible. This conference aims at providing a platform to researchers to examine the challenges and rewards of organizational agility in turbulent times. The conference will explore this theme from the following perspectives: Banking and Finance General Management Awards will be given to the top two papers in each theme Marketing

Call for Papers (Review Process)
Research papers are invited for all functional areas of management related to the conference theme. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance,...
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