Professor Rajesh K. Pillania is a prolific researcher and writer with many papers in international journals and conferences. He combines academic insights with real world practice and his current areas of interest and expertise are Global Strategy, Innovations, Strategy and Emerging Markets, particularly India. He is on advisory board of many international research journals, professional bodies and conferences consisting of leading international academicians, policy makers and industry leaders.Dr. Pillania has offered consultancy and conducted training for various corporations (SPMCIL, CSIR etc) and government departments (Department of Science & Technology, Tourism Ministry etc). His work is used by practitioners’ and quoted by researchers in various countries. His articles / views appear in newspapers / magzines in Europe, US and Asia. He is a sought after guest editor for special issues by number of international journals (Technology Forecasting & Social Change, Management Decision, Multinational Business Review, Knowledge and Process Management etc). He has been invited by international conferences (ISMOT, MSKE), professional forums( IASK, Global Forum etc), industry associations (FICCI,CII etc), research centers (IPM, Beijing ; Chinese Academy of Sciences etc) and universities (UNU, Harvard, Tsinghua, Northumbria etc) as an expert speaker. He acts as a mentor/supervisor for doctoral students in many universities including Oxford, U.K. Professor Pillania’s academic experience includes the Business School, Panjab University (Chandigarh, India); R. H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland (Maryland, USA); Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK); The COPPEAD (Rio, Brasil) and Management Development Institute (Gurgaon, India). Now he is involved in research / teaching at number of leading universities across the world including Harvard (Boston, USA). He is MIT Sloan industry studies affiliate and a member of Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society, USA. He holds a PhD and MBA.
Indian economy is on a growth trajectory and one after another study is projecting India among the leading economies of the future. The role and significance of India in the global economy is increasing continuously. read more »