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Raghunath, S
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S Raghunath
Corporate Strategy & Policy


Post Doctoral Fellow, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, 1991
Doctor of Philosophy, Gujarat University, 1990

Phone:  +91-80-26993048
Address:  B-008

Research Areas:
MNC Headquarter-Subsidiaries Relationships, Structuring and Managing Alliances and Joint Ventures, Issues In Managing Outsourcing , Role of Independent Directors in Company Boards , Sustaining Growth of IT Companies in India, Evolution of Network-based organizations


Recent Consulting:

Planning for Business Growth In Emerging Markets for WEIR Group
Embedding Strategic Thinking and Leadership for Volvo India
Business Growth Strategy for LG CNS
Future Organization and Strategy for CISCO India
Implications of Adopting International Distribution Format To The Indian Distribution System For METRO AG

e-Business Strategies and Models for SCSL

Strategy Implementation Audit of General Electric (GE) in India.
Registered Consultant with the Office of Project Services, UNDP, New York


Academic Positions:
IIM Bangalore: 1992-present

Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA
Visiting Scholar (1990-91)
LBS National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie
Assistant Professor of Management (1988-1990)

Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad, Business Policy Area
Research Associate (1984-1988)

Visiting Professor:
HEC Paris (2008 onwards)
EUROMED, Marseilles, 2007
INSEAD, France, 2003
RMIT, Melbourne, 1997
School of Business, University of Buckingham, UK, 1994, 1995 and 1996


Corporate / Public Sector Leadership:
Independent Director on the board of directors of:
National Venture Capital Fund (2000-Present)
KTwo Technologies (2007-Present)
India Satcom (2001-Present)
Alkor Technologies (2000-2008)
Spatial Data (2000-2008)
Kshema Technologies (2002-2006)


Managing International Technology Alliances: Evidence from the Frontline' was nominated for the Fourth Annual McKinsey/SMS Best Conference Paper Prize at the Strategic Management Society 21st Annual International Conference held in San Francisco, California, USA ,2001
Top Ten Best Teachers Award For Executive Education, 2002


Significant Publications:

Refereed Publications:
1. A Strategy for Alliances, IIMB Management Review, January-March 1996
2. Governing Corporate Governance,IIMB Management Review, December 1996
3. How do Company Boards Contribute? IIMB Management Review, January-March 1997
4. Work and Business Culture in India: An Indian Perspective for MNC Managers, Finance Director, London, UK, March 1997. (with Professor N Balasubramaniam)
5. Joint Ventures: Does Termination Mean Failure?, Management Review, IIMB January -June 1998
6. Alliance Management: The Next Millennium Challenge, Management Review, IIMB, January-March 1999
7. Discovering the Needle of Trust in the Haystack of Distrust. International and Corporate Citizenship Alliances: Indian/Australian Experiences,The Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Issue 4,Winter 2001
8. Public Private Partnership In Policy Innovation And Implementation, Asian Review Of Public Administration, Volume XV, No.1-2, January-December, 2003(with Chiranjib Sen)
9. Anticipated rivalry as a moderator of relationship between firm resources and performance International Journal of Management 26(1) 2009(with Lahiri S, Kedia B & Agarwal NM)


Working Papers/Conference Papers:
1. Understanding MNOC Response to Deregulation of the Indian Petroleum Industry, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business - India Annual International Conference, February 18-21, 2006
2. Understanding Competitive Advantage in the EDA Industry: The Role of Indian Subsidiaries of MNCs Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Global Competitiveness, Seoul, Korea, May 2005
3. Subsidiaries of Multinational Semiconductor Design Companies: The Case of India, Proceedings of the SGBED Conference, Kyoto, 2007(with Sathya Prasad)
4. Factors Determining the Success of Alliances for Innovation: The Indian Bio Technology Industry, Proceedings s of Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2008,Cologne, Germany(with Thomas J)


Chapters in Books:
1. Value Innovation Through Creation of New Value Curve, Book of Revelations, Cyber Media Publications, Vol. 2, March 2006
2. In Pursuit of Knowledge: Some Experiential Perspectives in Management, Essays on Managerial Priorities & Management Education, Macmillan, September 1998
3. Network Based MNC Structure: Achieving Strategic Flexibility in Emerging Markets in Managing Economic Liberalization in South Asia: Macmillan, Sept. 1998.
4. Differing Roles of Company Boards, published in a book entitled Corporate Boards & Governance, Macmillan India Ltd., August 1998