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The accidental scholar

Author: Jagdish N Sheth; John Yow
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Tells the story of a young man from India who went to America to realise the American Dream and became a world-renowned educator and thought-leader. In this book, the author recalls how the steps he  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jagdish N Sheth; Jagdish N Sheth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jagdish N Sheth; John Yow
ISBN: 9789351500391 935150039X
OCLC Number: 888025015
Description: xix, 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword Philip KotlerPrefaceAcknowledgmentsThe Journey BeginsMy Family BusinessA Literal Change in CourseGarnering Support for CollegeManufacturing or BustFinding My Life PartnerGraduate School and MarriageDiscovering My PassionJohn Howard Takes Me under His WingMadhu Comes to AmericaAn Invitation to the Indian EmbassyDoctoral Exams amid Pitt's Financial CollapseTesting the Howard-Sheth TheoryColumbia and MITMining the Library for Research GoldContributing Howard-Sheth Theory ScholarsColumbia's Scholarly Dream TeamObtaining My Green CardDefending My Dissertation at PittMIT and My First Tenure-track PositionPublishing, Lifelong Friendships, and My First CarNetworking Leads to OpportunitiesFrom Columbia to India and BackReturning to the Buyer Behavior ProjectFinalizing the Howard-Sheth TheoryKey Columbia ColleaguesNoteworthy StudentsReturning to IndiaTeaching in KolkataMajor Research ProjectsReturning to ColumbiaA New BeginningFarewell to Important Colleagues and FriendsLure of IllinoisIllinois: My Academic LifeThe Accidental AdministratorRecruiting for Our "Field of Dreams"The Unconventional Approach Pays OffA New Challenge: Creating an Executive MBA ProgramCorporate Collaborations Proved KeyNew Opportunities via APA and ACRLooking to the FutureIllinois: Travels at Home and AbroadMeasuring the Howard-Sheth Theory Takes PriorityCorporate Consulting Study Yields Real ResultsDiversion to CopenhagenIllinois: Professional Work and DepartureThe Institute for Advanced Technology Comes CallingThe Start of My Publishing CareerLeaving IllinoisA Mid-life CrisisFrom Cornfields to Palm TreesRequesting a Leave of AbsenceCommittee Work ExpansionUSC CTM and AtlantaThe Telecom Center VentureLos Angeles Loses Its AppealWhy Move?New Challenges and a New CenterTalent Recruitment for EmoryEstablishing the Center for Relationship MarketingCreating the Marketing Consulting Strategy ProgramEmory: Administration and AcademicsCommittees Introduced Important ChangesLeadership Changes Lead to New EmphasisCreating Emory's Doctoral ProgramMy Professional LifeEstablishing IN-COREMore Publishing for the Professional MarketGeoeconomicsBusiness Book Review BreakthroughMy Role as Corporate Board MemberRemaining ActiveSaying Thanks by Giving BackThe Sheth FoundationSupporting Eminent ScholarsMadhu Is My BackboneMadhu's ResolveEpilogueAppendix-PublicationsIndex
Responsibility: Jagdish N. Sheth ; with John Yow.


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