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Alumni Achievements:

# Book written by our alumni

One of our alumni Mr Chitta Ranjan Jena written & published book title "22 Things You Should Know About Indian IT".

# Third Prize winner in the contest named "My View H2O"

Sohil Bhatt, one of our alumni won 3rd prize in youth category in the contest named "My View H2O" organized by Asian Development Bank. [Details]

# Wantrapreneur Award for Our Alumni

One of our alumni Inir Pinheiro (2006 RM batch) won the Wantrapreneur award in Start Up category at the recent Villgro Unconvention at Chennai for his work with Grassroutes. The idea behind Wantrapreneur is to identify talent who can think of ways and means to imagine practical innovations in the domains of energy, dairy, water and agriculture.

# Paragon Fellowships 2009 and XIMB alumni

Three of our alumni have been selected by the Foundation for Youth Social Entrepreneurship (FYSE www.fyse.org ) in their search for 100 fellows from Asia Pacific. There were 47 from India and two of these from XIMB with another supported by Dhriiti.

Some brief of our alumni achievement (Inir Pinheiro from Grassroutes) and Anirban Gupta and Nidhi Arora (from Dhriit) can be accessed from

http://www.paragon100.asia/index.php/india/178-arindam-anirban-and-nidhi-

http://www.paragon100.asia/index.php/india/116-inir-pinheiro

Congratulations Inir, Anirban and Nidhi.

XIMB partnered with FYSE in this programme and had the following mention for its role in higher education with an entrepreneurial focus in the report.

"A large number of program partners are universities including ISB, XIMB, IIMB, University of Kuala Lumpur and so forth. The partners marketing therefore resulted in marketing to students and graduates of these institutions."

The press release of FYSE and background information should give us an idea of their contributions.

[Press Release]

# Social Entrepreneurs

Our alumnus Mr Inir Pinheiro (PGPRM batch 2004-06) , start his own venture Grassroutes (www.grassroutes.co.in ). This has been featured in the Sep 5, 2009 special issue of Outlook Business on 50 social entrepreneurs across the country. 

Detail link:http://business.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?261418

Congratulations Mr Inir Pinheiro and Best Wishes from XIMB family.

# Gandhi-Vinoba Peace Award

Our alumnus Mr. Bismaya Mahapatra belonging to the batch of 1989, received Gandhi-Vinoba Peace Award on behalf of his NGO Harsha Trust. In an International Seminar on Peace and Non-Violence on the 11th September organised by the Vinoba Seva Patisthan at Jayadev Bhavan in Bhubaneswar, the Honourable Governor of Orissa conferred this prestigious award.

Congratulations Mr. Bismaya  and XIMB wishes Harsha Trust to achieve many more milestones.

 

# Heartiest Congratulations

(1) Mr. Rishi Mohanty, our alumnus from the Batch of 1997, in MediaComm Singapore has been made the Managing Director of the MediaComm Japan Office.

Heartiest Congratulations Mr. Rishi and XIMB wishes you ALL THE BEST!!

(2) Mr. Dharmesh K Mishra, our alumnus from the Batch of 2005 and a Mechanical Engineer has been conferred with the Best Faculty Award at IBS Pune and was given a Cash award of Rs One Lakh on September 5th , 2008. Prior to joining IBS, he had 6 years of varied industrial experience in Manufacturing and Banking sectors. Currently he is a Soft Skills Co-ordinator and teaches Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour at IBS Pune.

He has contributed numerous case studies and articles for MBA Review, Annamalai University Case Book, HRM Review, Global CEO & Marketing Mastermind. Apart from this he has also edited 3 books on Soft Skills and Human Resource Management.

Congratulations Mr. Dharmesh !! You have made the entire XIMB family proud! 

(3) Congratulations to Sadhna Dash (Phillips) of 1989 Batch of XIMB who has published a book called International Human Resource Management together with K. Aswathappa.  Sadhna is the HR Director, IDS Software Solutions India (P) Ltd., Bangalore.

The XIMB East Coast Meet (ECM-2007) was held on 4th August in the beautiful Inner harbor at Baltimore, MD. Traditionally we have been hosting ECM meets in New Jersey for last 6 years.  Baltimore was picked as the venue for the very first time to allow the participants to explore one of the most beautiful cities of the East Coast.

 

# MSU Doctoral Student Receives Award to Study Global Work Teams

Kaumudi Misra, a doctoral student in the MSU School of Labor & Industrial Relations, has received the Susan G. Cohen Doctoral Research Award in Organization Design, Effectiveness, and Change to pursue her dissertation research?The Effects of High Involvement Human Resource Practices on Global Team Effectiveness. The award is sponsored by the Academy of Management and the Center for Effective Organizations at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

Very little research has been done to assess how companies manage global teams, given the unique time and work demands they place on employees. Kaumudi's study will examine how different human resource practices affect global team effectiveness, with particular emphasis on the ability of global team employees to balance their work-family demands.

Misra's current research interests include high performance work systems and their effects on employees, with particular emphases on work-life issues and workplace flexibility practices. She has worked on a National Science Foundation project on organizational change and effectiveness, was the Sloan Research Fellow to study work-life flexibility practices, and has presented several research papers at national conferences, including the Academy of Management, the Labor and Employment Relations Association, and the Canadian Industrial Relations Research Association. One of her research papers won the best paper award in its category, and she was recently awarded a gold medallion for academic excellence by the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society at MSU.

The award and $2,500 prize will be presented to Misra at the Annual Academy of Management Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in August.

 

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