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Diversity in the workplace: how it affects the bottom line

Jasjit Singh

Professor of Strategy


Prof. Jasjit Singh has been at INSEAD since 2004, where he is now a Professor of Strategy and the Paul Dubrule Chaired Professor of Sustainable Development. His focus areas are Sustainability Strategy, Impact Entrepreneurship, Corporate Intrapreneurship, Sustainable Development, Investing for Impact, and Impact Evaluation.

Jasjit has published numerous articles in leading academic journals. He also serves on the editorial review boards for Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science, and has previously been an associate editor at Management Science.

Jasjit earned a PhD in Business Economics (Strategy) at Harvard Business School and an MA in Economics at Harvard University, having earlier obtained a BTech at IIT Delhi and a dual MS at Georgia Tech.

Details of Jasjit’s work can be found at

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Leadership & Organisations

What Lies Ahead for the Class of 2020?

W. Jiang, J. Singh

The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique opportunity for us to redefine what we mean by a successful leader, a fulfilling career and a meaningful life.


Maximising Outcomes in Impact Investing

Debates on whether investing for impact should involve financial compromises are moot. Here’s the more relevant question: How can different kinds of investors optimise their societal impact?
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The Force for Good Spectrum: Using Business as a Tool

Jasjit Singh

It is time to move beyond the debate between “win-win” and “trade-offs”. The right avenue for achieving social impact depends on the setting.


Why Social Enterprises Still Matter in an Age of “Win-Win”

Mainstream companies often fail to serve critical societal needs when profits and impact do not align. The answer? Employ business just as a tool, without taking profit maximisation as a constraint.
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From Good Intentions to Maximising Your Impact

Ad hoc projects for “giving back” might make you feel great, but are you realising your full potential?
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Crowdfunding for Impact?

Jasjit Singh

By relying too heavily on cool stories to attract investors, ventures may end up compromising on real impact.