About IMA

IMA is a niche economic, business and market research firm that provides insights and analysis to top management audiences in India through multiple channels. For over two decades, IMA’s research and opinion has informed the perspectives of investors, industry and government. IMA is the country’s largest peer group platform for top functional executives, comprising more than 2,500 Indian and global business/functional heads from over 1,500 member companies.




Podcasts for peer group members

IMA Opinions
IMA Opinions

IMA Analysis & Opinion Papersmore

Ongoing updates on critical business issues for peer group members

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    Update - Air Pollution November 2020

    Wednesday November 11, 2020

    WHO research suggests that pollution in India causes 2 million deaths a year, orders of magnitude higher than the mortality rate of Covid-19. The difference in response strategies couldn’t be starker.

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    Employment Trends - October 2020

    Thursday October 15, 2020

    Since 2018, the EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organisation) has begun publishing monthly data on enrolments and dropouts from its scheme. This is the first and only source of payroll data in India that is based on ‘hard’ data, not survey-based estimations.

Published Researchmore

In-depth reports and benchmarking studies on thematic and functional issues preferentially priced for members

CXO Diaries: Life After Covid-19

As CXOs return to the ‘6-feet economy’, their life both at the workplace and at home is far removed from ‘normal’.

The 2020 Digital Marketing Benchmarks Report

IMA India's Digital Marketing (DM) Benchmarks Report provides detailed process data and metrics obtained from 120 India-based organisations across sectors and industry types.

2020 Accounts Closing Benchmarks Report

IMA's 2020 Accounts Closing Benchmarks Report seeks to assess the practices of Finance departments around the accounts closing process in India.

Covid 19 Impact on Compensation and Hiring

IMA’s Covid-19 Impact on Compensation and Hiring Pulse Survey seeks to assess the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on compensation practices and hiring outlook.

Upcoming Sessions More

Speaker and panel led forum sessions on economy and politics, industry and management

  • Leadership In The New World Order: Getting the Best out of your People

    Pramod Bhasin


    Wednesday January 27, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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  • India's Debt Market and Corporate Governance Regime: Evolution and Way Forward

    Gurumoorthy Mahalingam


    Friday January 22, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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  • The Construction and Real Estate Sector: Is the Worst Over?

    Rajeev Talwar , Karthikeyan TV , Vinamra Srivastava


    Thursday January 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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Recent Forum Sessions More

Speaker and panel led forum sessions on economy and politics, industry and management

  • Planning the Return to Workplace: The CHRO's Early Considerations

    Open-house Discussion


    Tuesday January 12, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

  • GST e-Invoicing: Recent Changes and the Road Ahead

    Pratik Jain , Prashanth Agarwal


    Wednesday December 16, 2020 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

  • Post-Covid Workforce Management: The New Labour Code and its implications

    Rashmi Pradeep , Abe Abraham


    Tuesday December 15, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

  • The Consumption Recovery: Mirage or Reality?

    Krishan Sachdev , CK Venkataraman , Simon Wiebusch


    Wednesday December 9, 2020 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM


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