Ahlers Center International Speaker Luncheon: Dr. Vijay Kapur
Date and Time:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 102
China and India: Models of Compassionate Socio-Economic Globalization
Complimentary Lunch: 12 - 12:30 p.m.
Presentation: 12:40-1:45 p.m.
*Please note, lunch will conclude at 12:30 p.m., as food and beverages are not allowed in the Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES) Executive Classroom. Seating is limited
Please RSVP by February 22, 2013
Dr. Kapur will discuss the interplay of societal, historical, and cultural imperatives on policy formulation for two major economic forces, China and India. He will postulate that a new socio-political policy that integrates historical perspectives, culture and compassionate economic growth is developing in both countries, which deserves to be recognized, explored, and potentially adopted in other societies.
Vijay Kapur was selected for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1977 and has held multiple appointments at the state and central levels in India while a member of the service. He is University Professor of Marketing, Sales and Strategic Management in Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He received his schooling at Mayo College, Ajmer where he graduated at the top of his class and went on to receive his baccalaureate degree, with Honours in History and Political Science, from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He obtained his Master's degree in Business Administration, with distinction, from the University of Delhi and his terminal doctoral degree (Ph.D.), within a record three and a half year time frame, from the University of South Carolina at Columbia (USA). He is also a distinguished honours graduate of the elite Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie, India where he graduated in the top 1% of his batch. A recipient of four commendations for outstanding work from the Government of India and the Government of Bihar, Vijay Kapur pursued research/teaching in American academia, while on leave from the IAS. He returned to India from the USA in April 2005 to take up a full Professorship in the famed Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He has written two books on issues of governance (published by Simon and Schuster) and has over thirty published monographs, with his writings on issues connected with Politics, International Relations and International Management among others, being published in the UK, USA and in India His seminal monographs outlining educational challenges in the post WTO world titled 'Education Sans Frontiers: Yankee Cola or Knowledge Vaccine' and 'Barriers and Challenges to Communication in the Post 9/11 World', among others, have been reprinted multiple times. His next book titled 'Catch the Ball Before It Falls: Managing Time for Success in the Twenty First Century' will be published in India soon.
*No Show Policy*
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