Karthik Dhandapani

Strategy

Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad), Associate Member, Institute of Company Secretaries of India Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Delhi

+91 431 250 5082

karthik@iimtrichy.ac.in

Karthik Dhandapani is an Associate Professor in the Strategy Area. He completed his bachelors in Commerce from Hansraj College, University of Delhi; doctorate in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (Fellow Programme in Management). He is also an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

He was earlier teaching at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to joining academics, he worked in the area of analytics and business intelligence for Fidelity, one of the largest mutual fund and financial services group in the world.

He integrates analytics and the emerging field of visualization for crafting and communicating strategic decisions. He uses technology blended learning, simulations and experiential exercises to convey complex concepts and frameworks in the classroom.

His research interest areas are diversification, internationalization, institutional transitions, business groups and clusters. He uses large data sources, to make novel theoretical contributions. He has presented his research in international conferences organized by prestigious bodies such as Academy of Management, Academy of International Business and Strategic Management Society. He has published papers in leading international journals such as Industry and Innovation, International Journal of Emerging Markets and in an edited volume published by Oxford University Press.

Karthik Dandapani , Elango, B., & Giachetti, C. | Year – 2018
Impact of institutional reforms and industry structural factors on market returns of emerging market rivals during acquisitions by foreign firms. International Business Review, Published, doi: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2018.03.008

Upadhyayula, R. S., Karthik Dandapani & Karna, A. | Year – 2016
The Role of Cluster Presence and Quality Certification in Internationalization and Performance of Offshore Service Providers. Journal of International Management, Volume 23 (72-86), doi: 10.1016/j.intman.2016.11.004

Karthik Dhandapani was earlier teaching at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to joining academics, he worked in the area of analytics and business intelligence for Fidelity, one of the largest mutual fund and financial services group in the world.

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