• The Place of the Place to B

    It was the early morning of the scheduled quiz. I had woken up around 6am to do some last minute preparation for the subject in an attempt to look knowing on an exam that I knew would anyways be a disaster. As I groggily wandered to the washroom to splash some water on my sleep ridden face, I saw the lights in the room beside mine on. I knocked on the door, thankful that I had a companion in this condescending journey of quiz preparation. The door opened, and one sleep deprived face met another. “Woke up early for this pest of a quiz, eh?”, I asked. “Nah man. Didn’t…

  • PAWS – A Look at the People for Animal Welfare Society

    Contributed By: Pushpesh Hemrom Edited By: J K Varshika “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi At IIM Bangalore, we are committed to creating value-oriented leaders for tomorrow. According to the United Nations, the key challenge any growing economy faces is to achieve dual objectives of economic as well as environmental growth. Thus, while addressing the growth of the institute, it is also important to pay attention to the ecosystem we live in. Moreover, Article 51 A (g) of the Constitution of India (under Fundamental Duties of a citizen) states that – “It shall be…

  • #WeToo – A Step in Solidarity with the Campaign that is Taking over the World

    Interviewed: Sreelekha Dhanireddy and Eshwar Gowda Contributed By: J K Varshika “You are not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth and your raging courage.” – Alex Elle 80% of women and 43% of men have experienced sexual harassment. 25% of women experience workplace harassment. One in every 10 men is stalked or followed. Only 6 out of every 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison. The numbers are staggering. And disappointing. Although we have moved from an era where sexual harassment and abuse victims were told to hush…

  • How the Nine Days of Navratri Signify the Nine Stages of our Career

    Contributed By: J K Varshika Navratri (meaning nine nights) signifies the battle between Goddess Durga and Demon Mahishasura that went on for nine nights wherein each day Durga undertook one of her avatars (divine versions) to kill the monster. The end of Navratri is celebrated as Dussera, the celebration of triumph of good over evil, prosperity over poverty. It is also believed that it is on this day that Rama (one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu) kills Ravana (the Demon King from Lanka who abducts Rama’s wife Sita, one of the avatars of Goddess Lakshmi) to bring peace to the mankind and enlighten the path of following truth and…

  • Dedicating to Make Lives Better – Daan Utsav 2018

    Contributed By: Dhruti Desai Edited By: Ashay Sinha Daan Utsav is celebrated every year as the Joy of Giving Week in the first week of October. The event covers Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma, and highlights the ethos of the Indian culture by engaging people across all walks of life in the acts of giving – money, time, resources and skills. Vikasana, the social impact club of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore celebrated Daan Utsav with all flare and glare from October 2nd to October 8th 2018. As a part of the celebrations, several events were organized which saw participation from various stakeholders of the institute; students, faculty members,…

  • Inside IIMB Business Conclave – Day 2

    Contributed By: Adhara Modi, Anjana Senapati, Ayushi Pande, Devi, Namrata Sehgal, Ruhi Mudgil and Tithi Banerjee The theme for Day 2 of IIMB Business Conclave was celebrating entrepreneurial spirit and non-tech start-ups. The day kickstarted with a talk with Chief Commercial Officer of Indian Airlines’ market leader, Indigo – Mr. Willy Boulter. While capturing high market share is important, he stressed on how cardinal data and privacy are to the airline industry, where every action is monitored by the second and there are no excuses for failures in customer service or safety. From exploring drivers of operational efficiency in the Airline Industry, we moved to understanding the grave inefficiencies in…

  • Inside the IIMB Business Conclave 2018 – Day 1

    Contributed By: Khilav Joshi The tenth batch of the Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP) has inherited a wonderful legacy of initiatives from the alumni, be it Prayaas, Sparsh, Digital Summit or Samantran. We also wanted to leave our imprint and create a platform which could further help the coming generations of EPGP students. We turned over a new leaf by coalescing Digital Summit and Samantran into IIMB Business Conclave 2018. We believed that this would provide scale and transform the event into an annual flagship one. The intent was to have a power-packed two-day event featuring panel discussions, networking sessions and talks with industry experts, CXOs, entrepreneurs and IIMB professors.…