Director's Profile

Dr K. Sankaran (IIT Kgp), PGDM(IIMB), PhD(Kent State)


Name : Dr K. Sankaran (IIT Kgp), PGDM(IIMB), PhD(Kent State)
Designation : Director
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Mobile Number : 9740372559
Research Interest : Higher Education, Self Governance, Leadership

Teaching Interest Strategic Management

Brief Description : Professor K. Sankaran is a B. Tech Honours from IIT, Kharagpur, PGDM from IIM Bangalore and PhD from Kent State University, Ohio, USA. He has several years of experience in the US, East Asia and India. Some of the institutes that he worked for include the UK-based Strathclyde University, SP Jain Institute of Management and TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal. Besides academia, he has several years of experience in Project management and Management consulting.

He is widely published and his articles have, singly or as co-author, appeared in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Singapore Management Review, and The International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology. He has presented papers at many international conferences including those of the Academy of Management, TIMS/ORSA, Decision Sciences Institute and Society for Business Ethics. He has also held senior positions in management consulting and industry. His teaching and research interest span Strategic Management, Business ethics, Social Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, and Pedagogy in Management Education.

He is the Member, International Council of The International Institute of Organisational Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Australia


  1. Google Scholar : link Click here
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  3. Personal blog/ Website : link Click here
  4. Knowledge Resource in Indian Higher Education Governance Click here
  5. Author "The Quadrant Puzzles" Article published on Businessworld - Need To Rise Above Defeatist Mindsets
  6. Article published on Globaltv - Higher Education Governance: Need for Transformative Change.