Prof. Sanjay Dhir

Associate Professor

(Fellow, IIM Lucknow)

Recipient of both the prestigious ‘Teaching Excellence Award‘ as well as ‘Mrs. Veena Arora Early Career Research Excellence Award‘ at IIT Delhi, Prof. Sanjay Dhir’s research interests include Corporate Strategy, Strategic Innovation, Public Health, Strategic Thinking, and Ambidexterity. He has authored more than 90+ Scopus-indexed peer-reviewed research articles along with 6 books including ‘Cases in Strategic Management’ and Research monographs.  Dr. Sanjay Dhir is an Associate Professor and Area Chair of Strategic Management in the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India.  He is a Fellow (Ph.D.) from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow. He is also the Programme Coordinator for the MBA Programme at DMS, IIT Delhi.

He has been awarded the “InsideIIM Professor of the Year Award” for two years in a row in 2020 &  2021. He has also been nominated as an expert for the ‘GNCTD state-level committee on the oxygen infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic’ by the Delhi Government. He is on the National Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Oxygen Infrastructure Management as well as boards of national and international B-schools, Institutions as well as Government bodies. He has also represented IITD and submitted the research titled IITD Review and Recommendations for Management of Oxygen during Covid-19 Crisis for GNCTD” to the Hon’ble High Court (HC) during the second wave of COVID-19.

He has been involved in several national and international consulting/research projects which include – the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (COVID-19 Vaccination Roll Out), SAMRIDH, PATH, FITT, NABCONS, Ministry of Skills Development (SANKALP), Ministry of Human Resource Development (SPARC project), Ministry of Minority Affairs (Haj Policy, Impact Study of Scholarship Schemes and Waqf Schemes), ICSSR (Visiting Scholar for UNIL, Switzerland and NRCT, Thailand),  Bihar Prashashnik Sudhaar Mission (BPSM, Bihar) and Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals (DGS&D, GoI, New Delhi). He was also a core committee member of the Government of India’s project – ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan’.

He worked in the Research and Development Department of Mahindra and Mahindra (Automotive) Limited Corporation before joining academia. His research papers are in leading international journals such as International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Annals of Operations Research, and Thunderbird International Business Review. His case studies have been published by the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (Canada) in collaboration with Harvard Business School. He is serving on the Editorial Board of leading academic journals as well as Track Chairs/Invited Panelist at top National and International Conferences in the area of Strategic Management.

He has also presented and published, chaired his scholarship in globally renowned conference proceedings of several prestigious academic conferences such as the Academy of Management (AoM), Academy of International Business (AIB), Strategic Management Society (SMS), Southern Management Association (SMA) and British Academy of Management (BAM).

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