Could the Coronavirus crisis be a reckoning for the corporate world? Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School to discuss how companies are going to have to adapt to prevail in a post-COVID-19 world.
The Wheeler Institute is undertaking research in the Alexandra Township, to understand the impact on entrepreneurs who have engaged with MBA students participating in the Johannesburg, Global Business Experience.
The Wheeler Institute engages in new research: Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 on Rural Indian Households
Developing insights of life in rural India during and after COVID-19 This project will develop an observatory of life in rural India during and after the COVID-19 crisis; this involves collecting data from villagers about their health, livelihoods, information sources, and social interactions. Utilising Dharma Life’s existing network, 1500 individuals across 7 states (Bihar,…
The role of trust in health care systems has never been more important than during the current outbreak of COVID-19. Elias Papaioannou was joined in conversation with Oeindrila Dube, to discuss her research in Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak.
Digital solutions are already providing access to liquidity and commerce in emerging markets during COVID-19. Dr Nick Hughes OBE, Executive Fellow at the Wheeler Institute joins Rajesh Chandy in conversation to discuss the impact of digital payment solutions for developing countries.
COVID-19 is a test of an organisation’s purpose, resilience and the values of its leaders; this is even more profound and challenging for firms operating in emerging markets. Amit Mehra, Managing Director of Growth, Strategy, Innovation at Accenture joins Rajesh Chandy in conversation to discuss a systematic approach to growth, the advantage of digital tools and opportunity for developing countries.
We are seeking to understand, illuminate and offer solutions to the challenges created by COVID-19. Through the Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series, we want to identify the role of business in addressing these challenges, with a focus on the implications and actions for those in developing countries.
We are offering a number of grants to members of the LBS academic community for new research on issues related to the current crisis.
The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development’s research collaboration with the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has officially kicked-off this week.
The Wheeler Institute supports Sustainable Investment Cluster research collaboration with P4G and SYSTEMIQ
This project will combine theory with case study applications to illustrate how sustainable investment clusters (special economic zones, industrial parks, agro-processing zones, etc.) can have an outsized impact to catalyse low carbon and inclusive growth.