Prof. Sanjay Dhir

Associate Professor

(Fellow, IIM Lucknow)

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 received the ‘Teaching Excellence Award’ at IIT Delhi in 2019-20 for his course on Strategic Management at DMS, IIT Delhi. He has also been awarded the “InsideIIM Professor of the Year Award” for two years in a row in 2020 &  2021. He is also the recipient of prestigious ‘Mrs. Veena Faculty Research Award” at IIT Delhi 2022.

He has been nominated as an expert for the ‘GNCTD state level committee on the oxygen infrastructure during COVID-19 pandemic’ by the Delhi Government. 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) in 2021 during the second wave of COVID-19.

He worked in the Research and Development Department of Mahindra and Mahindra (Automotive) Limited Corporation before joining academia. He has published several research papers in leading international journals (70+ Scopus publications) such as International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, and Thunderbird International Business Review. His case studies have been published by Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (Canada) in collaboration with Harvard Business School.

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

He has been involved in several national and international consulting/research projects which include – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (COVID 19 Vaccination Roll Out) , 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’.

Area of Interest: Strategic Innovation, Ambidexterity, Strategic Thinking, Strategic Management, Strategic Alliances / Joint Ventures, Technology Transfer, Creative Problem Solving and Management of Change and Transformation

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