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Rohit Bhardwaj

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: [email protected]



Rohit Bhardwaj is an Assistant Professor in the area of Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Before joining on a faculty position, he has worked as a Post-doctoral Fellow at BIMTECH. His teaching interests lies in the areas of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship and his research interest lies in the areas of systems thinking, social entrepreneurship, and dynamic capabilities. He has published research in several ABDC listed journals like Journal of Knowledge Management (A in ABDC), Systems Research and Behavioral Science (A in ABDC) amongst others. He is continuously aspiring to improve the courses he teaches in content as well as in pedagogy and attempts to integrate his research into his teaching.

  • D, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, 2017-2023
  • MBA, Chandigarh University, 2014-2016

Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, and Systems Thinking

Strategic Management

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, BIMTECH, Jan 2023-Dcemeber 2023
  • Worked as a ‘Research Assistant’ for a AICTE sponsored project entitled “Study of CSR initiatives with respect to dynamic and innovation capabilities of social enterprises in India” from July 2021 – Sept 2021

  • Bhardwaj, R.Srivastava, S.Mishra, H.G.and Sangwan, S. (2022), “Exploring micro-foundations of knowledge-based dynamic capabilities in social purpose organizations”, Journal of Knowledge Management, ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-11-2021-0821 [A ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bhardwaj, R., Srivastava, S., Bindra, S., & Sangwan, S.(2022). An ecosystem view of social entrepreneurship through the perspective of systems thinking. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.2835 [A ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bhardwaj, R., Weerawardena, J., & Srivastava, S. (2023). Advancing Social Entrepreneurship Research: AMorphological Analysis and Future Research Agenda. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, (ahead-of-print) https://doi.org/10.1080/19420676.2023.2199748 [B ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bhardwaj, R., & Srivastava, S. (2021). Dynamic capabilities of social enterprises: a qualitative meta-synthesis and future agenda. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, ahead-of-print 1080/19420676.2021.1972030 [B ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Panda, D., Bhardwaj, R., Sharma, T., & Reddy, S. (2023). Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Navigating Through the Covid Pandemic in India: an Examination Through the Systems Approach. Systemic Practice and Action Research, (ahead-of-print) [B ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bindra, S., Sharma, D., Mishra, HG, Bhardwaj, R. (2022). Demystifying the role of Absorptive Capacity in Achieving Innovation based Performance: Model Development and Empirical Validation. Benchmarking: An International Journal, ahead-of-print https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-08-2021-0482 [B ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bindra, S, Sharma, D, Bhardwaj, R., Dhir, S (2023). Knowledge-based Dynamic Capability: Concept Mapping, Usage, and Taxonomy. Knowledge Process and Management, https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1736 [B ranked in ABDC, Scopus, WOS]
  • Bhardwaj, R., Bindra, S., Singh, T., & Sahay, A. (2023). Toward a typology of entrepreneurial bricolage and its capabilities. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-07-2022-0205 (ahead-of-print) [C ranked in ABDC, Scopus]
  • Bhardwaj, R.Srivastava, S.Taggar, R.and Bindra, S. (2022), “Exploring micro-foundations of dynamic capabilities for social enterprises”, Social Enterprise Journal, Vol. 18 No. 3, pp. 451-469. https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-08-2021-0071 [C ranked in ABDC, Scopus, ESCI]
  • Bindra, S, Bhardwaj, R., Dhir, S (2023)., “Integrating Knowledge Management and Dynamic Capabilities through TISM modeling and Meta-Analysis”, Management Research Review, ahead-of-print. 1108/MRR-05-2020-0277 [C ranked in ABDC, Scopus]

Reviewed around 12 papers of distinct ABDC listed and Scopus Indexed Journals

  • Presented a paper entitled “Social Enterprises: A Case of Jammu & Kashmir” in the International Case Study Conference held from 11-13th December, 2017 at SMVDU, Katra
  • Attended One Week Faculty Development Program on “Research Methodology” held from 08-10 October 2018 at SMVDU, Katra
  • Presented a paper entitled “Orientation of Youth towards Social Innovation” in the Two Day National Doctoral Student Conclave held from 25-26 March, 2019 at SMVDU, Katra
  • Presented a paper entitled “Resource Recogonfiguration in Social Enterprises: An organizational learning perspective” in the 21st Annual Convention of Strategic Management Forum held from 27-29th December, 2019 at IIM, Lucknow
  • Presented a paper entitled “A study of Dynamic Capabilities in Social Enterprises” in the One Day Doctoral Conclave held on 18th September, 2018 at SMVDU, Katra.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Social Enterprises and Dynamic Capabilities: A Relation” at National Seminar on Contemporary Practices and Trends in Business, Management, and Society held on 21st May 2018 at SMVDU, Katra
  • Attended Case Study workshop under the guidance of Prof. Abhinandan Jain (IIM Ahmadabad), organized by the School of Business, SMVDU on 24-25th March, 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Social Mission of Indian Enterprises” in the National Conference on Emerging Business Practices held from 07-08 April, 2018 at Banaras Hindu University
  • Presented a paper entitled “Rapid Response Mechanism of Social Purpose Organizations to Covid-19 like discordant conditions” in the 11th edition of Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE) held from 18-20th June 2021, at the IIM Indore.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Dynamic Capabilities of Indian Social Enterprises: The Microfoundations” in the Strategic Management Forum Annual Conference 2021 held at IIM Nagpur from 27-30th December, 2021 at IIM Nagpur