Executive Director - Indian School of Business
Professor Ramachandran (Ram) is the Executive Director of the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise at the Indian School of Business. He has specialized in family business, entrepreneurship and strategy and has 30 years of combined experience as an academic at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and the Indian School of Business.
He did his Ph.D. from the Cranfield University, UK. He has done research on family business, entrepreneurship and strategy, and has authored/edited seven books and published extensively in reputed Indian and overseas journals. His consulting experience includes areas such as family business governance, professionalization, succession planning, strategic planning, identification of new opportunities for growth, corporate entrepreneurship and turn around strategies in family and non-family environments.
His special expertise is in managing the challenges at the interface of governance, professionalization and strategy, particularly in rapidly growing mid-size multi-generational family businesses. He has prepared several case studies, interacted with several well-known family business leaders and global experts, and have consulted on transformation of family business. He is a frequent speaker to communities of family businesses in India and abroad, and writes for popular media regularly.
He has written several management cases, and has conducted training programmes for family businesses on governance, professionalization, strategic management and entrepreneurship. He has served on various advisory committees of the Government of India, World Bank and Securities and Exchange Board of India. His latest book the “The 10 Commandments for Family Business” has been published by the SAGE in January 2015. He has been a pioneer academic entrepreneur, propagating the message of strengthening family business in India and outside.
Session Date: January 29, 2019
Topic: Family Business: Managing Transformation and Growth
Time: 1400 - 1500 hrs
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