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  • Panel Discussion on Doctor-Patient Communication: Issues and Challenges 

    Unknown author (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2019-02-28)
    where representatives from the doctor community, hospital managers from both private and public sector hospitals, the general public, and academics would share their perspectives. The Panelists are: • Dr. Indu Arneja, ...
  • Round Table Panel Discussion on Violence against Doctors 

    Unknown author (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2019-01-21)
    IIMA invited representatives from police, doctor community (Indian Medical Association), media, legal fraternity, hospital managers from both private and public sector hospitals, general public, and academics would share ...
  • Launch of marriage portal for PLHIV on at IIMA 

    Dholakia, Govind (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-08-21)
    For about past two years we have been working with Gujarat State network of Positive People (GSNP+), a community based organisation (CBO), that works for issues faced by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). One of the ...
  • Caring and Honoring of Female Organ Donors 

    Gumber, Manoj (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-09)
    The CMHS seminar held at KLMDC Auditorium-2, IIM Old Campus IIMA on March 09, 2018 by Dr. Manoj Gumber Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad on Caring and Honoring ...
  • 53rd Annual Convocation (2018) 

    Sinha, Janmejaya; Datar, Srikant M.; D'Souza, Errol (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-24)
    53rd Annual Convocation held at IIM Ahmedabad (1) Chief Guest - Dr. Janmejaya Sinha, Chairman, Asia-Pacific of The Boston Consulting Group. (2) Officiating Chairman - Dr. Srikant M. Datar (3) Director - Prof. Errol D'Souza
  • Linking literacy and mobile phone usage among women: Evidence from a women's adult literacy programme in India 

    Chadha, Nishant (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-16)
    In this paper we evaluate the impact of a female adult literacy programme (FALP henceforth) on the ownership, access and use of mobile phones among its participants. Using a mixed methods research design, we present both ...
  • How long the shadow of the city? The impact of urbanisation on schooling 

    Chadha, Nishant (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-16)
    What is the impact of rapid urbanisation on rural schooling? In this paper we use data from the district of Gautam Buddha Nagar, lying in Uttar Pradesh and bordering Delhi, to answer this question. This district has seen ...
  • Cost Management Research 

    Banker, Rajiv D. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-14)
    The traditional view of cost behavior assumes a simple mechanistic relation between cost drivers and costs. In contrast, contemporary cost management research recognizes that costs are caused by managers’ operating decisions ...
  • Health communications: Going from aversion to persuasion 

    Agarwal, Nidhi (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-13)
    In this talk, I will present a sampling of studies that investigate factors and processes that shape health persuasion. We will examine whether and why people are averse to health persuasion and how these barriers can be ...
  • Big Data, Big Promise, Big Challenge: Can Small Area Estimation Play a Role in the Big Data Centric World? 

    Lahiri, Partha (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-09)
    The demand for various socio-economic, transportation, and health statistics for small geographical areas is steadily increasing at a time when survey agencies are desperately looking for ways to reduce costs to meet fixed ...
  • Do Families Reduce or Raise Agency Conflicts? The Ratio of Board Control to Ownership 

    Uhlenbruck, Klaus (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-08)
    Large family owners monitor managers, which attenuates principal-agent conflicts and improves firm performance. However, these owners can also appropriate resources, which creates principal-principal conflicts and harms ...
  • Cross-market integration and sabotage 

    Vakharia, Asoo J. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-14)
    "Sabotage" includes a set of firm-specific, non-price related actions negatively influencing competitor's outcomes. There are a large number of potential sabotage options available to integrated firms in direct competition ...
  • Growth out of the blue: nightlight and economic activity 

    Rama, Martin (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-14)
    Measuring GDP is especially challenging in developing countries, where the informal sector is large and institutional constraints can be severe. As a result, GDP growth estimates are often met with skepticism. But new ...
  • A spatial hedonic analysis of the value of groundwater to agriculture 

    Mukherjee, Monobina (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-08)
    Groundwater provides many valuable services to society, especially as a source of irrigation water. However, over-extraction and degradation threaten the ability of many groundwater systems to continue to provide such ...
  • Geriatric Health in India: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Chandwani, Rajesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-18)
    Moderator: Prof. Rajesh Chandwani, IIMA Panel Members: Dr. Digamber Chapke, President, All India Senior Citizens Confederation Dr. G. Giridhar, Former Director, United National Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Sharda ...
  • Discovery and Development of SIRTURO - A new drug for drug-resistant tuberculosis - Harnessing value of Innovation 

    Koul, Anil (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-07)
    The CMHS seminar held at Wing 11 Committee Room, Old Campus, IIMA on February 7, 2018 by Dr. Anil Koul, Director, CSIR-IMTech on Discovery and Development of SIRTURO - A new drug for drug-resistant tuberculosis - Harnessing ...
  • A Leadership Journey; Professionalization, Scalability and Sustainability in Missionary Hospitals: -The Jubilee Mission Case 

    Joseph, Benny (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-04)
    Jubilee Missionary Hospital, started in 1951 as a poor man’s hospital, has grown steadily in serving the poor and the needy. The growth accelerated since 2004 when it started a medical college and a nursing college; since ...
  • Different Worlds Together: How Researchers and Practitioners Co-create Knowledge 

    Sharma, Garima (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-05)
    The communities of research and practice are embedded in epistemic cultures that favor specific strategies, practices, and apparatus – in other words, ways of knowing. Scholars have investigated the differences between ...
  • Economic measures of capacity utilization: A nonparametric cost function analysis 

    Ray, Subhash C. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-05)
    Cost based measures of capacity utilization and capacity output are important metrics for evaluating firm performance. Understanding where firms are producing on their average cost curve provides information about whether ...
  • Weather, Affect, and Consumption Preference for Hedonic and Utilitarian Products: The Moderating Role of Gender 

    Govind, Rahul; Garg, Nitika (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-22)
    How and why does the association between weather and hedonic consumption differ between males and females? This paper theorizes that females have a stronger affective response to weather conditions, which subsequently ...

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