Yale-Great lakes conducts fourth international research conference

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Chennai, Dec 22 (ANI/Business Wire India): Great Lakes Institute of Management, a leading management institute in the country, founded by Prof. Bala V Balachandran, today conducted the Yale-Great Lakes Center for Management Research's 4th International Research Conference at the Great Lakes campus in Chennai.

Yale - Great Lakes Center for Management Research aims to promote, facilitate and advance India-centric Management related research, which contributes to the development of basic and applied knowledge in the field of management. In its 4th meet, the International Research Conference had various research papers presented on the theme, "Managing Responsibly with Confidence" and on areas of business and management including finance, human resources, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior and strategy.

The conference had distinguished speakers such as Bala V. Balachandran from Northwestern University, Seenu V. Srinivasan from Stanford University and Venkat R. Krishnan, Great Lakes Institute of Management.

Vasanthi Srinivasan from IIM Bangalore, Siva Nathan from Georgia State University, Navniet Sekera, I.P.S., Lucknow and Gerrit F. A. De Vylder from Leuven University Belgium were the key note speakers at the conference.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Bala V. Balachandran said, "Yale-GLIM Centre for Management Research is a platform for faculty exchanges, joint research, concurrent case studies and presenting research that helps create an academic symbiosis between the two management institutions. The Karma Yoga initiative which has enduring commitment towards inclusive development and the Platinum Rated Green Campus are a testimony to Great Lakes Institute of Management's contribution towards incubating leaders who genuinely value giving back to the society."

Mr Shyam Sunder, James L Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Yale School of Management said, "The recently concluded Copenhagen summit has proved that Heads of State have a binding commitment towards their own populace which is often conflicting to the kind of resolute determination that is imperative for sustenance of the planet. We hope this years research papers help the students develop there skills in management to help contribute to society."

Research papers presented at the conference were from various institutes including Amity University- Rajasthan, Anna University- Chennai, Annamalai University, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Great Lakes Institute of Management- Chennai, Hindustan Springs Mfg. Co- Bhadravati, IIM- Ahmedabad, IIT- Roorkee, and Manarat University of Windsor- Canada. (ANI)

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