The exciting world of EdTech 

The article, The exciting world of EdTech by Sathyanarayanan R, Sundram Fasteners Associate Professor, Marketing, IFMR GSBhas been featured in MiTran Global Positivity Hub, the weekly newsletter of MiTran Global. MiTran Global provides scientific review, analysis, reports and positive mind transformation courses for K12 students globally. Backed with the management team which together has over 100 plus man-years of global experience in the field of Education, Coaching, Mind Transformation, Counselling for school students, teachers, and parents.

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Prof Ramachandra Guha: Are bad ideas at the root of the ecological crisis?

An article by Prof Ramachandra Guha, Distinguished University Professor at SIAS, Krea University, titled Are bad ideas at the root of the ecological crisis? was published in Telegraph India andScroll.

The article explores the role of bad ideas in the genesis of the ecological crisis. Centred on the book Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man (1968) by Prof Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Prof Guha delves into the historical and cultural roots of environmental degradation, highlighting flawed concepts such as the separation of humans from nature and the prioritization of economic growth over environmental sustainability, that have contributed significantly to the current environmental challenges we face.

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Friendship Sans Symmetry

Dr Panchali Ray, Associate Dean (Academic) and Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at SIAS, Krea University published an essay on feminine intimacy and possibilities of impossible friendships in Qurbatein, the bi-annual publication by the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University. The essay Friendship Sans Symmetry– The Unlawfulness of Feminine Intimacy is part of an issue titled (un)desirable Histories.

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Of Planet, and of Climate Change

Restoring the Planet Will Need More than a Climate Price Tag, another article co-authored by Dr Chirag Dhara, was published in Scientific American. The article argues against an overly simplistic approach to addressing climate change, known as carbon reductionism, which focuses solely on reducing carbon emissions without considering broader ecological and social contexts.

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Case Study in Focus

Dr Jayasankar Ramanathan, Associate Professor, Marketing and Prof Chandrasekaran Nagarajan, Professor, Operations Management, IFMR GSB, Krea University have unveiled a new case study on Harvard Business Publishing  Education. The case titled, Dabba Chetty Shop: Strengthening a Niche Market or Expanding Internationally, analyses a small unique retail shop in Chennai. The case can be taught to undergraduate and postgraduate business administration students in various courses, including service management, operations management, and services marketing.

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Penning Tales

Dr Gayathri Sampath, Associate Professor, Strategy and Chairperson – MBA Programme at IFMR GSB recently penned a short story, now included as part of an anthology. Mr and Mrs Rosewood is a collection of the winning short stories written by writers across the globe for the contest organised by WriteFluence. The book consists of 16 literary pieces that were selected from several submissions that had been received from all over the world for the contest.