In today's highly challenging business environment, senior leaders are faced with complex and often contradictory demands from a range of stakeholders—among them customers, employees, investors, and governments. Leadership and Corporate Accountability—India examines the dynamic and ever-evolving role of accountability in the 21st century Indian corporation. Focusing on strategic governance, this program uses case studies involving Indian and global companies to explore methods of managing the demands of external and internal stakeholders. A particular emphasis will be paid to case studies of leaders managing companies ethically and profitably in the context of widespread public corruption.
As part of Harvard's mission to build a truly global university, HBS has been cultivating stronger and deeper connections with India's business environment for more than a decade. Our engagement in this region, initiated with case studies focused on companies operating in India, has gradually expanded to include development initiatives for faculty in India, specialized education programs, analysis of local business challenges through the India Research Center, and a new state-of-the-art classroom at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai. Now, more than ever, HBS is committed to fostering a worldwide exchange of knowledge that will drive economic growth for years to come—in India and around the world.
In this interdisciplinary program, you will examine strategic governance tools—interactions with stakeholders inside and outside the company—as well as frameworks that business leaders can use to promote responsible and profitable corporate conduct. You will analyze how the latest research in economics, law, psychology, and organizational behavior can help you make decisions and define your leadership.
Through examination of both regional and global case studies as well as in-depth discussions with faculty and peers, you will investigate tools and techniques for interacting with stakeholders effectively. In the process, you will strengthen your ability to make decisions that support your company's external community, internal operations, and bottom line.
Leadership and Corporate Accountability—India is ideal for executives in key decision-making roles at the divisional level and above in large established companies. It is particularly appropriate for C-level executives, general managers, senior vice presidents, directors, heads of business units, and partners.
Programs, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change.
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