About the Author
Ram Kumar Mishra
, Director, Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad, is a graduate from the International Management Programme, SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy, and a fellow of the British Council and the Commonwealth Secretariat. His current areas of interest include: performance management, corporate finance, corporate governance, restructuring, economic reforms, social sector management and good governance.Shaheen
is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology, IPE. Her research activities currently include the study of problems using statistical process control (SPC) techniques for monitoring software reliability apart the study on 'The Study of Socioeconomic Conditions of Minorities in India' undertaken as a major sponsored research project.Jayasree Raveendran
, doctorate in the field of behavioural finance from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, serves as Assistant Professor and the coordinator of the research division at IPE. Her research interests include studying behavioural dynamics of people in the settings of investments, purchase behaviour and social psychology.Suresh Deman
is a specialist on mergers and acquisitions and regulations, corporate governance, financial modelling and other areas of real estate and finance, and economics. His PhD has been in the area of game theoretic methods and applications to takeovers. He has published a number of papers in refereed journals using interdisciplinary approach.