RESEARCH

In an era where knowledge creation and applied research is being acknowledged as the primary basis for the development and growth of society, ASB is also moving in the same direction.

Amrita is one of the few B-Schools in the country where a doctoral Program in Management is offered. The doctoral Program was started by ASB with a view to encouraging the aspiring scholars to take up research in the country. The first batch of the doctoral Program was commenced in 2009.  Learn More »

The ASB faculty has over the years published in some of the top peer reviewed international journals of their respective fields. This list includes Annals of Operation Research, European Journal of Operations Research, International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, International Journal of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Systems Science, OPSEARCH, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management, Academy of Management Review, Long Range Planning, and Leadership and Organizational Development Journal.

 

Faculty Presentations and Publications

2011-12 Academic Year

Publications

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. and Vachhrajani Bhadrayu V., "Quality and Innovation in Higher Education," Shree Niwas Publications, India, 2011.
  2. Vachhrajani Hardik B. and Sougata Ray., "Economics of Scale in Microfinance Institutions: Evidences from India", published in book titled "Role of Banking in Rural Economic Development"(ISBN978-81-920808-1-9) Page 62-68, 2011

Presentations at Conferences

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. and Sougata Ray, "Economics of Scale in Microfinance Institutions: Evidences from India", National Level Seminar on "Role of Banking Sector in Rural Economic Development", Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), September 23, 2011.

2010-11 Academic Year

Publications

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. “N=1, The Case for Grounded Theory Research in Innovation,” Real Innovation Insights, Vol. 4, No. 166, 2010.
  2. Vachhrajani Hardik B. & Vachhrajani Bhadrayu V., "Role of Universities in National Innovation System", The University News (Association of Indian University Journal of Higher Education),Vol.48 No.44, 2010
  3. Vachhrajani Hardik B., "Cases for Case Study Method Teaching", book chapter in Tamishra Swain (Ed.), Smart Teaching: A Transformational Approach, Open Page India, 2010

Presentations at Conferences

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. and Vachhrajani Bhadrayu V, “Call for Increased Emphasis on People in Indian Higher Education Accreditation System”, Asia Pacific Quality Network Conference, Bangalore, March 3-4, 2011.
  2. Vachhrajani Hardik B., Innovations to elevate the most deserving: A stroll back to recent Indian experiences, 4th International Conference on Indicators and Concepts of Innovation (ICICI), Stuttgart, Germany, October 7-8, 2010.

2009-10 Academic Year

Publications

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. and Karia Paresh (2009), Lean as Process Innovation, Journal of National Centre for Quality Management, Vol. 7 No. 4,pp 2-3
  2. Vachhrajani Hardik B. (2010), ‘Investors in People’ Approach in Higher Education: Growing with the people, for the people, by the people, HEF’s Indian Journal of Higher Education, Sept 9-Feb 10, pp 88-106.

Presentations at Conferences

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. (2010), Crowd Sourcing and Idea Generation: Analyzing various models and their implication, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Professional Management Education in the knowledge economy in India, organized by International School of Management Excellence and Quality Council of India, 30/January/2010, Bangalore (Recipient of ‘The Best Paper Award’ for the Conference)
  2. Vachhrajani Hardik B. (2010), From National Innovation System (NIS) to National Open Innovation System (NOIS): The Indian Journey, accepted for presentation at International Conference on Asia : The Engine for Growth and Development of Economy, organized by H.K. Institute of Management Studies & Research, Oriental Institute of Management and UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA|COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, March 4-6, 2010, Mumbai
  3. Vachhrajani Hardik B. (2010), From National Innovation System (NIS) to Agro Innovation System (AIS): A look at Indian Rural Institutions Initiatives, National Conference on Think Global Act Local, organized by K.S. Rangasamy College of Arts & Science, March 18 2010, Tiruchengode, Tamilnadu, India

Consultancy

  1. Vachhrajani Hardik B. - Consultancy assignment at TMJ Diagnostic Centre, TMJ Hospital Ltd., Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, November 17- December 8, 20009.