Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management
Research Interests: developing firm capabilities, indian business leadership, organizational change, organizational evolution
MGMT736 - Inside Indian Business
This project-oriented course focuses on Indian business. There are several themes underlying the course: the India Way, a mix of management and leadershippractices that distinguishes many Indian firms; the contemporary political economy of India; the nature of the historic economic reforms of 1991, and how established Indian firms, particularly Indian conglomerates, adapted during the 1990's to the changed competitive landscape; the explosive growth of the Indian telecommunications sector; bottom of the pyramid business model and an emphasis on both product and business model innovation; the media and entertainment industries including Bollywood; the Indian health care sector; the software services sector and the remarkable global success of several firms, and their contemporary globalization challenges; and, finally, a comparison of China and India, and the different challenges facing them. The emphasis is integrative, and the course builds upon several required first year courses in Management.
MGMT773 - Managing Organizational Change
During the last decade it has become clear that in the global economy, firms must constantly adapt to changing technological, competitive, demographic and other environmental conditions in order to survive and prosper. The importance of acquiring the knowledge and tools for changing organizations successfully cannot be overemphasized (particularly for students headed for consulting and general management careers, although not limited to them). This course focuses on specific concepts, theories and tools that can guide executives entrusted with the task of leading organizational change to successful execution. Among other topics, the course will focus on various change strategies such as leading change, managing cultural change, and mergersor acquisitions, corporate transformation, managing growth, building the customer centric organization, business process outsourcing both from client and provider perspectives, and managing radical organizational change. The perspective of the course is integrative and the focus is on successful execution.