RAM KUMAR  KAKANI Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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RAM KUMAR KAKANI

Professor and Head (Center for Governance)
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

Ram started as a technocrat in the corporate sector and moved towards the academic world with a focus on Finance-Performance-Strategy. Earlier, Ram was faculty at XLRI and LBSNAA, India. Abroad, he worked as an academic in Denmark, Nigeria, Singapore, and U.A.E. Lately, Ram has moved towards the Leadership domain. Ram hopes to consolidate his learnings by merging his crossfunctional insights in Business, Governance, Public Policy, and Leadership Development – and make life more meaningful.

Biography

Ram Kumar Kakani is a Professor and Head (Center for Governance) at the IIM Kozhikode. Ram started as a technocrat in the corporate sector and moved towards the academic world with a focus on Finance-Performance-Strategy. Earlier, Ram was faculty at XLRI Jamshedpur and LBSNAA Mussoorie. Abroad, he worked as an academic in Denmark, Nigeria, Singapore, and U.A.E.

Lately, Ram has moved towards the Leadership domain, with a focus on socially impactful initiatives aimed at Public Administration including holding the role of Director of the Government of India’s NCLDCA. Ram has co-authored books with publishers ranging from Cambridge, Sage to Routledge. His textbooks with McGraw-Hill run into multiple editions. Ram hopes to consolidate his learnings by merging his crossfunctional insights in Business, Financial Analysis, Governance, Public Policy, and Leadership Development – and make life more meaningful.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Crossfunctional insights in Business, Financial Analysis, Governance, Public Policy, and Leadership Development.

Personal Interests

    Adventure Trips, Travel

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Books

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