Faculty Blog

Jun
27

HR as People Programmers

People are the biggest investment of any organization – be it an academic institution, a football club, a bank, or an entrepreneurship venture. We can have all the physical resources to manage an organization but if our people are not capable enough or have not been made capable enough, then other resources are of very […]

By Umes Shrestha | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL

Discrete Choice Models – Introduction

Discrete choice models, which belong to random utility maximization (RUM) models, are widely used to analyze individual choice behavior (see Ben-Akiva and Lerman, 1985; Train, 1986 and 2003; McFadden, 2000 and 2001; Hensher et al., 2005). In the discrete choice framework, a decision maker facing a mutually exclusive and collective exhaustive set of finite number […]

By Umes Shrestha | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL
May
24

Reflection: Empowering Fridays with Ashutosh Tiwari

Compromising an extra hour’s sleep, I excitedly joined the Empowering Fridays session 08 led by CEO of Sherpa Adventure Gear Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Ashutosh Tiwari and it turned out to be totally worth it. The session was divided into two halves: the opening half was about Mr. Tiwari sharing his experiences dealing with hiring fresh […]

By Kshitiz | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL
Mar
19

Sharing and Learning with Dr. Rajib Subba

I wish I had the session that I had today in any of my classes during my college days. Being the student of Humanities and Social Sciences for the last ten years, I always had problem in learning the theories propounded by all those great people. I used to linger in one long sentence that […]

By Umes Shrestha | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL
Mar
13

Business ethics education in Nepal: Need of the hour

Only a few universities in Nepal teach Business ethics as a part of their syllabus. Tribhuvan University and Pokhara University doesn’t have one in their MBA curriculum. A business school plays a critical role in effecting change in a society. Business school classrooms serve as a venue for rich discussions of ethical and social issues […]

By Umes Shrestha | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL
Mar
09

Be courageous: make teaching personal

“Don’t get emotionally attached with students.” A friend suggested me. He had been teaching for some years. “Don’t smile,” he warned, “Or they will never take you seriously.” I was jumping into the teaching profession without prior training. And I was seeking proper guidance. Another friend of mine chipped in. “We have to maintain the […]

By Umes Shrestha | Blog . Faculty Blog
DETAIL