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  • Dr. Subhanjan Sengupta has an educational background of business studies in Masters and English literature in Bachelors. He did his PhD at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), where the PhD programme was affiliated to Mohanlal Sukhadia University (MLSU), Udaipur. His doctoral work was on proposing a framework for market orientation and social value creation by social enterprises in the new and renewable energy sector. During his PhD, he was awarded the prestigious EDUFI (erstwhile called CIMO) International Doctoral Fellowship from the Government of Finland, with which he was a visiting PhD researcher and course instructor at the Business School, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. There, apart from his research assignments, he also developed and instructed the Masters level course, Social Innovation and Strategy. His research had been published in popular international journals (ABDC/Scopus) such as the Social Enterprise Journal (Emerald), International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (Springer), Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research (Springer), and in leading case publishing houses such as Ivey Publishing; cases being subsequently taken up by Harvard Business Publishing. He is also reviewer of popular international journals (ABDC/Scopus) such as the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Emerald), Journal of Strategy and Management (Emerald), International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (Springer), and Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research (Springer).

    Dr. Sengupta's research interest areas are social entrepreneurship, strategies / tactics of small and medium enterprises, responsible business, strategic management, qualitative research methodologies, and development of teaching as well as research case studies. His teaching areas at post-graduate level had been social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial mindset, strategic management, responsible business, and marketing management. The diversity of his background helps him to engage with people from diverse fields and cultural background, become creative, result oriented and have a vision in what he does. He has been continually unifying critical thinking with effective teaching and research, to motivate, mentor and train today's youth. In his academic career as a faculty in India, he has contributed at BIMTECH (Birla Institute of Management Technology), EMPI Business School, and EIT (Echelon Institute of technology). He has also been a visiting faculty at Ambedkar University. Voluntarily, he is on the advisory board of the social enterprise: Teach For Green.

Academic Experience

Current:

  • Assistant Professor, BIMTECH, India

Past:

  • PhD Researcher and Course Instructor, Business School, University of Eastern Finland
  • PhD Researcher and Senior Research Associate, BIMTECH
  • Visiting Faculty, Ambedkar University
  • Assistant Professor, EMPI Business School
  • Assistant Professor, EIT
  • Senior Lecturer, EIT
  • Lecturer, Echelon Institute of Technology (EIT)

Area of specialization

Research Areas:

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategies/Tactics of Small and Medium Enterprises/Family Businesses
  • Responsible Business and Business Ethics
  • Strategic Management
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Teaching Areas:

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Strategic Management
  • Responsible Business
  • Case Study Writing

Awards Academic Honours

Awarded EDUFI international doctoral fellowship by the Government of Finland, to work as a PhD researcher at the Business School, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, from 1st January 2018 to 30th May 2018.

Conference Papers

  • Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Comparing Mission Statements of Indian and South African Social Enterprises in the New and Renewable Energy Sector: A Computer-Assisted Text Analysis Approach. International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets. July 14-15
  • Muruganantha P, Mittal U & Sengupta S (2017). A Study on Economic Determinants of Inward FDI in BRICS Countries: Panel Data Regression Approach. International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets. July 14-15
  • Mittal U & Sengupta S (2017). An Analysis of the Mission Statements of FT Ranked US B-Schools: A Mixed Method Approach. International Conference on Emerging Trends in Governance for Sustainable Growth. March 10
  • Sengupta S & Sahay S (2018). Framework for Market Orientation and Social Value Creation for Social Enterprises. International Doctoral Consortium. BIMTECH. June 6-8.
  • Lehtimäki H, Piispanen V V, & Sengupta S (2018). Challenges in Conceptualizing Social Entrepreneurship in the Finnish Context - Case Entocube. International Conference of Management Cases (ICMC), 2018, BIMTECH. November 29-30.
  • Sahay A, & Sengupta S - Bhushan Steel: Another noose for Tata Steel? International Conference of Management Cases (ICMC), 2018, BIMTECH. November 29-30.

Education

Qualification Institution
EDUFI International Doctoral Fellow University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
Ph.D. - Management Birla Institute of Management Technology (Degree awarded by Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur)
Masters - Management International Management, IAE, University of Poitiers, France
PGDM (Equivalent to MBA, as per AIU) – Marketing and HR Northern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management - Centre for Management Studies
B.A. (Hons) English Ramakrishna Mission, University of Calcutta

 

Certifications

  • Case Study Teaching, from IIM - Ahmedabad and Harvard Business Publishing
  • Teaching with Simulations from SPJIMR - Mumbai and Harvard Business Publishing
  • Train the Trainer: Conscious Capitalism Simulation from Marketplace Simulation and Academy of India Marketing
  • Content Analysis, from BIMTECH, Noida, with training from IIM - Indore
  • Case Study Teaching, from IIT - Delhi, with training from IIM - Lucknow
  • Global Trends for Business and Society from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, License 6VQH32XMBTTZ
  • Social Entrepreneurship from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, License AEZ83JXPB8KK
  • Corruption from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, License 8VGEQCLJMG2E
  • Business Strategies for Social Impact from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, License PTTB5R7ZR9DS
  • Business Strategies for a Better World from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, License TADUD42BEWJ6
  • Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School, License 6QGTX8LPSBSK
  • Strategy Formulation from Copenhagen Business School, License 5GD5B8DEFMN5
  • Strategy Implementation from Copenhagen Business School, License U9GEN8BWMZ3D

Research Interest/Initiatives/Publications

Teaching Cases

  • Subhanjan Sengupta & Arunaditya Sahay, “Sai Marine Exports at Crossroads,” Ivey Publishing product no. 9B15M051 (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W15160-PDF-ENG).
  • Subhanjan Sengupta, Arunaditya Sahay, & Margaret Osborne, "Hebon Transforms Indian Jackfruit From Weed to Wonder Food," Ivey Publishing product no. 9B19M006. (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W19027-PDF-ENG).
     

Research Articles

  • Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Social Entrepreneurship Research in Asia-Pacific: Perspectives and Opportunities. Social Enterprise Journal 13 (1): 17-37
  • Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Comparing mission statements of social enterprises and corporate enterprises in the new and renewable energy sector of India: a computer aided content analysis study. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 7 (21): 1-16
  • Sengupta S, Sahay A & Croce F (2018). Conceptualizing social entrepreneurship in the context of emerging economies: an integrative review of past research from BRIICS. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 14(4):771-803
  • Sengupta S & Sahay A (2018). Social Enterprises in the Indian Context: Conceptualizing through Qualitative Lens. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 8 (1): 1-19
  • Sahota S, Shah G, Ghosh P, Kapoor R, Sengupta S, Singh P, Vijay V, Sahay A, Vijay V K, & Thakur I S (2018). Review of trends in biogas upgradation technologies and future perspectives. Bioresource Technology Reports 1: 79-88
  • Lehtimaki, H., Piispanen, V.V., & Sengupta, S. (2018). Social Entrepreneurship in the Finnish Context - Case EntoCube. In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Responsible Humane Strategies for Gender Equality, Empowerment and Leadership. (pp. 175-183). New Delhi: Bloomsbury.
  • Sahay. A, & Sengupta, S. (2018). Bhushan Steel: Another Noose for Tata Steel? In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Evolving Business Models in Ecosystem of Disruptive Technologies and Social Media. (pp. 304-312). New Delhi: Bloomsbury.
  • Ghosh, P., Sengupta, S., Vijay, V. K., & Sahay, A. - Life Cycle Assessment of Waste to Bioenergy Processes: A Review. Forthcoming in a Springer book. (Accepted and Forthcoming)

Seminar Speakers

  • International Seminar on Responsible Business Research at the Business School, University of Tampere, in Tampere, Finland
  • International Doctoral Consortium, 2018, held for the first time in India, in BIMTECH
  • International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets at IIT - Delhi
  • International Conference on Emerging Trends in Governance for Sustainable Growth at IFIM - Bangalore
  • National Conference on Climate Change, Resource Conservation, and Sustainable Strategies at IP University, New Delhi
  • National Panel Discussion on Social Value Economy: Social Enterprise Landscape in India at British Council, collaborated with School For Social Entrepreneurs, India.
  • National Seminar on Mainstreaming University - Social Enterprise Ecosystem (MUSEE) at BIMTECH, collaborated with British Council.

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