About the Area
Strategic Management area consists of eight faculty members having doctorates from leading business schools. Almost all the area members have valuable experience of working in the responsible managerial positions in leading organisations. The faculty members have experience in teaching in leading business schools in India, USA, UK, Europe and the Middle East. The area offers a number of elective courses for the Post Graduate Programme namely Entrepreneurship and New Ventures, Economics of Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Corporate Governance, Strategic Analysis of Joint Ventures and Alliances, Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Growth, Strategic Flexibility and Resource Leverage in Organizations, Business Models for the 21st Century and Strategic Analytics. The research output produced by the faculty members in the last couple of years has been significant. The faculty members have published in leading academic journals and presented papers during major conferences of Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, British Academy of Management and Academy of International Business. Broadly the faculty members conduct research in areas like strategic planning, business-level strategy, strategy implementation, entrepreneurship, international business, diversification, industrial clusters, capabilities, social networks, internationalisation of emerging market firms, renewable energy, policy issues in clusters, China and its energy policy, leveraging resources, business model innovation and strategic renewal of organizations. The area plans to increase its research output significantly in the coming years. The area members organised an international conference on "Global Strategies for an Emergent India" in December 2012 at IIMK in association with University of Sydney and many well-known scholars from the US attended this conference.