About 33 percent of Indian CFOs say the bubble will likely reach its breaking point this year. Slightly more than half of the surveyed CFOs say the impact of a bubble burst would be medium to high.
The numbers jump when considering Asia as a whole (153 CFOs, including India and excluding Japan). Almost 75 percent of surveyed CFOs believe a bubble exists in their countries. Thirty percent of surveyed CFOs believe the bubble will burst this year, and about 70 percent believe a burst would have a medium to large impact on the country’s economy. (more…)
What is the benefit of studying abroad? Wouldn’t it be easier and more convenient for me to stay put here in India and study global business? After all, can’t I just go online to hear global perspectives?
Thinking about getting your MBA and applying to a U.S. school? If yes, one of the obvious challenges is getting accepted. The application process can indeed seem overwhelming. I have come across hundreds of applications from Indian students over the years in my previous role as director of admissions at Fuqua and now as the school’s Regional Director for India. Here are some tips for prospective MBA applicants on strengthening applications to United States business schools: (more…)
Guest blogger and Fuqua student Eapen Alexander with Dean Bill Boulding
By Eapen Alexander, Daytime MBA student
To state it plainly, there is no greater entrepreneurial environment than India. And whether in country or abroad, Indians have a demonstrated talent for starting and running successful businesses. Yet once Indian businesses reach a certain level of size and complexity, it becomes clear that the organizations can benefit from more formal management expertise. I have been fortunate to work with the Muthoot Group, an India-based business house run by my father and his brothers. As I have witnessed Muthoot’s continued growth and the diversification of the core financial services business into a variety of other sectors, I have been in a fortunate position to see first-hand how Muthoot has risen to this sort of leadership challenge.