Conference

Academic (Refereed)

“What are the drivers of brand extensions in the luxury industry?” presented at GBATA, Peniche, Portugal, 7-11th July, 2015.

“Brand and Line Extensions: An empirical study from the Luxury Industry” presented at Global Fashion Management Conference at Florence, Italy, 23-28th June, 2015.

“SABMiller: Battle for Latin America” presented at BALAS, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 9-12 April 2014.

“Designing Organizations for Global Open Innovation: Beyond the Transnational Solution” presented at SMS, Rome, Italy, September 12-13, 2010.

“Organizational response through innovative HRM and re-design: A comparative study from France and India” presented at AIB, Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil, June 24-29, 2010.

“A Comparative Study of Innovative Human Resource Management practices in India and France” & “Organizational response through innovative HRM and re-design” presented at, IHRM, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK, June 9-12, 2010.

“Redesigning of Deutsch Telekom” & “Innovative Strategy of Airbus and Boeing: The case of China” presented at GBATA, National Kruger Park Vicinity, Nelspruit, South Africa, July, 2010.

“Emerging HRM practices at AB Group” presented at ANZIBA, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD, Australia, April 16-18, 2009.

“Organizational Re-design and Performance: Evidence from India&rdquo”; presented at AOM Meeting, Annheim, California, August 8-13, 2008.

“Corporate Re-design and Performance in the Context of India’s Economic Liberalization” presented at AIB Milan, June 30 – July 3, 2008.

“A Comparative Study of Innovative Human Resource Management practices in India and France” presented at APROS12, Dec.9th-12th, 2007, Delhi, India. Conference Proceedings.

“Re-designing for Performance: Findings from 4 Cases Studies” presented at the 5th Asia Academy of Management Society, Tokyo, Japan, Dec 19-21, 2006. Track Chair for the IM Track. Conference Proceedings.

“The Role of Dominant Logic in Designing Organizations” presented at the 26thAnnual Conference of Strategic Management Society (SMS), Vienna, Austria, Oct 29- Nov 1, 2006. Conference Proceedings.

“Managing R&D in Asia: Opportunities and Dilemmas for Foreign Firms” presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management AOM Meeting at the IMD Paper Development Workshop, in Atlanta, August 5-10, 2006 and in AIB 2006 Conference in the competitive session Track 7: Harnessing the power of Learning, Knowledge and Innovation, Beijing, 23-26 June 2006. Conference Proceedings (with Asakawa, K).

“Managing R&D Innovation in India and China, presented at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT 2006), Singapore, 21 – 23 June 2006. Conference Proceedings (with Asakawa, K).

“Sanofi-Synthelabo – Aventis: The French Connection of Mega Mergers” presented at the 2006 International Conferences in Management Sciences, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, 17th June, 2006. Conference Proceedings.

“SHRM and Performance during Economic Liberalization in India” presented at the XIVAcademy of Business & Administrative Sciences (ABAS) International Conference, Limassol,Cyprus,May 30-June 1, 2006. Conference Proceedings.

“Managing and Co-ordinating R&D in NE Asia” in R&D Conference R&D Interplay in Northeast Asia: Global Corporate Strategy and Host Countries” National Innovation System, Hosted by: Samsung Economic Research Institute, Seoul, February 24, 2006. Conference Proceedings (with Asakawa, K).

“Enabling Execution Excellence through Innovative HRM practices: The Emergence of Indian Firms in the Global Landscape” presented as Key Note Address at the Academic-Practitioner’s Forum inTrack 2: Building Global Workforce, at the International HRM Confluence 2006 on ‘Enabling Execution Excellence, Global Concerns – Emerging Agenda’, at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, February 15 -18, 2006. Conference Proceedings.

“Managing R&D in Asia: Opportunities and Dilemmas for Foreign Firms” presented at the 7th Biennial Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management’s International Conference on “Innovation and the Growth of the International Firm” in the Track – Developing Innovative Organizations, John Stopford, London Business School, September 8-10, 2005 in Stuttgart, Germany.Conference Proceedings

“How Dominant Logic Develops, Changes and Designs Organizations” presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management AOM Meeting at the IMD Paper Development Workshop, in Honolulu, Hawaii, August 5-10, 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“Vodafone: Strategic Convergence through Technology?” presented at the 2005 International Conference of the Global Business and Technology Association in Lisbon/Leiria, Portugal, July 12-16, 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“Saint-Gobain: The Expansion Options” presented at WACRA 2005, the 22nd International Conference on Case Method Research and Application hosted by Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic, July 3-6, 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“When the Past Moulds the Present: The Dynamics of Organizational Design”, has been accepted for presentation at the AIB 2005 Conference in Quebec City, Canada, 9-12 July 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“LVMH: Managing the Paradox of Star Brands?” presented at the 2005 International Conferences in Management Sciences, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, 18th June, 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“Mahut Group: A Failed Case of HR response during Organizational Restructuring” presented at the 8th Conference on International Human Resource Management on “Making a Difference in a World of Differences” at Cairns, Australia , 14-17 June 2005. Conference Proceedings.

“Innovative HRM Response by Corporates During India’s Liberalization and Globalization” presented at the Fourth Asia Academy of Management Conference, Shanghai, China, Dec 16-18, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Restructuring of a National Champion: The Case of Alstom” and “Carrefour: Conquer of Latin America” presented in North American Case Research Association, Sedona, Arizona, USA, Oct 7-9, 2004. Conference Proceedings. The Case “Carrefour: Conquer of Latin America” was judged the Second Best Case written by a writer from outside the United States.

“Realignment of Human Resource Function: A Building-Materials Industry Case Study”presented at the 2004 Academy of Management Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 9-11, 2004.

“Strategic response of a Japanese Joint Venture during Economic Liberalization” presented at the Competitive Paper Session at the 2004 AIB Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, July 10-13, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Organizational Redesign at BPCL: The Challenge of Privatization” presented at the 2004 Academy of Business & Administrative Sciences (ABAS) International Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, July 16-18, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Evolution of Alstom: Challenges of the European Union” and “Mahut Group: Woes of Organizational Restructuring” presented at the 2004 Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, June 8-12, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Bracing MNC Competition through Innovative HRM practices: The Case of Indian Firms” has been accepted for presentation at the 2004 International Conferences in Management Sciences, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, 29th May, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Renault: The Challenge of Restructuring” and “Challenges of Globalization at Lafarge” presented at the Mid West Academy of Management Conference, Minnesota, Minneapolis, April 29 – May 1, 2004. Conference Proceedings.

“Strategy Evolution at Lafarge” presented at the refereed stream of Business Policy and Strategy for the 17th Australia New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Freemantle, Western Australia, 2-5 December, 2003. Conference Proceedings.

“Adoption of Innovative HRD in Indian Companies” presented at the Second Asian Conference of the Academy of HRD on Human Resource Development in Asia: National Policy Perspectives, Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 30-Dec 2, 2003 (with Hamid Bouchikhi). Conference Proceedings.

“LAFARGE: Evolution of a French Cement Company to a Global Leader” presented at the Carnegie Bosch International Institute (CBI), Pittsburgh, USA, October 2-4, 2003. The article won an an honorarium of $1000 and reimbursement for travel and hotel expenses. CBI Publication.

“Organizational Redesign in France and India: Role of HRM in Action” presented in Special Paper Session: Building Collaborative Knowledge and Wisdom: Building International Competitive Advantage Through HRM Strategies at the 2003 Academy of Management Meeting at Seattle, USA, 4-6 August, 2003.

“Role of HRM During Organizational Change: A Comparative Study of Organizations in India and France” presented at EGOS 01: Standing Working Group: Comparative Study of Economic Organisations in Copenhagen,3 – 5 July, 2003. Conference Proceedings.

“Strategic Human Resource Management Practices: An Exploratory Survey of French Organisations” presented at the 7th confernce on International Human Resource Management 2003, University of Limerick, Ireland, June 4-6, 2003. Conference Proceedings (with Jean-Luc Cerdin).

“Bracing Competition through Innovative HRM in Indian Firms: Lessons for MNCs” accepted for presentation at the 2003 International Conferences in Management Sciences, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, 31st May, 2003 and accepted for presentation at the 2003 Euro Asia Management Studies Association (EMASA) 20th Annual Conference, Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden, 22-25 October, 2003. Conference Proceedings.

“Human Resource Strategies for Redesigning Organizations: Implications for Corporate Performance in the Context of India’s Economic Liberalization” paper presented at the Third Conference, Asia Academy of Management in the 21st Century, Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 12-14, 2002. Conference Proceedings.

“Professionalised HRD and Sustainable Performance in the Context of Economic Liberalization in India” paper presented at the First Asian Regional Conference on Human Resource Development, Academy of Human Resource Development, International, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, October 28-29, 2002. Conference Proceedings.

“Role of Human Resource Management during Organizational Redesign: Lessons from four case studies in India and France” paper presented at the in ANZAM/IFSAM VIth World Congress, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 10-13 July 2002. Conference Proceedings.

“India vs. France: Encounters in the Realm of Restructuring” paper accepted for presentation at the IInd Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), Stockholm, Sweden, 9-11 May 2002. Conference Proceedings.

“Strategic Human Resource Capabilities for Restructuring Organizations” paper accepted for presentation at the IInd Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), Stockholm, Sweden, 9-11 May 2002. Conference Proceedings.

Invited

The Creative Internationalization of Business Schools” Invited Speaker at the GBSN (Global Business School Network) Conference, New Delhi, 11-13th June, 2011.

“The Role of Dominant Logic in Designing Organizations” Invited speaker at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, 11th October, 2007.

“Corporate Re-design and Performance in the context of India’s Economic Liberalization” Invited speaker at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India, 9th October, 2007.

“Organizational Re-design and Performance: Evidence From India” Invited speaker at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, 25th September, 2007.

“Leveraging Cultural Diversity for Business Growth” Invited speaker at Indore Management Association (IMA) National Management Convention 2005 (An Indo-French Joint Venture) on the Theme: Leadership For Growth @ Speed of Light, Indore, India, 18-19th February, 2005.