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Venky Nagar

Venky Nagar

Associate Professor of Accounting



Ph.D., University Of Pennsylvania
M.S., Dartmouth College
B. Tech, Indian Institute Of Technology

I believe that accounting is an extraordinarily effective means of communication among people conducting business with each other. It is in this human context that I aspire to teach accounting.

Every year, Ross MBAs select a handful of their teachers to talk to all of them on their last day of class. This is a great honor for any teacher, and, therefore, in 2014, I seized this opportunity to talk about my view of business, education, and leadership. In particular, I note how humanities and philosophy can enhance a student's numerical skills and make that student a superior leader. I thank my students and friends for helping me think through the thoughts here.




A transcript of the talk is here.


Venky Nagar
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
701 Tappan St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234

Office Location: R3374

Phone: (734) 647-3292
E-Mail: venky@umich.edu



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