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Prof. Prashant Kulkarni

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Name Prashant Kulkarni
Subject Areas Economics, Public Policy, Digital Economy
Email Prashant.k@iba.ac.in

 

Prof Prashant Kulkarni is a postgraduate in both Economics and Management, and is currently teaching Economics, Finance and International Business. He has authored nearly 20 case studies published by European Case Clearing House. He has also presented papers in several national and international conferences besides publishing articles, research papers and case studies in leading national journals and magazines. He has been a referee at national and international conferences, too. His research areas include Globalization, Business Strategy and Public Policy, Social and Behavioral Impact of the New Economy, Property Rights, Market Structures, and Business Models in the Knowledge Economy, State, Governance and Society in the New Economy, Macroeconomics, and Financial Markets. He has guided several students in writing research papers and journal articles.

 

Educational Qualifications
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, IFIM Business School, Bangalore (2002)
  • M.A. (Economics), Karnataka State Open University, Mysore (2000)
Work Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Indus Business Academy, Bangalore  (2007-present )
  • Lecturer, IFIM B-School, (2005-2007)
  • Faculty Associate, Center for Business Research, ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, ( 2003-2005)
Academic Affiliation

Guest  Editor, 3D Journal for Leadership & Management, IBA Publications, Jan-June 2012

Professional Affiliation
  • Member, Association of Indian Management Schools AIMS
  • Member, AIB India
Honors & Achievements

Best Paper Award for the paper “Business Model, Intellectual Property Rights and the Digital Domain” at the 2nd Intellectual Property Rights Confluence, S.J. Mehta School of Management, IIT-B Mumbai February 11-12, 2011

Books
  • “Managerial Economics: Text and Cases”, Biztantra Publications (forthcoming)
  • “Stalking Theory: View Through the Prism of Real Life Practices”, IBA Publications, E-book ISBN:9788192099682; http://www.scribd.com/doc/143930006/Stalking-Theory-View-Through-Prism-of-Real-Life-Practices
  • “Case Studies in Management”, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675: also available at http://goo.gl/IA9OL
Area of Research

Resource Contestations at Intersections of Digitzation, Urbanization and Globalization;  Business Models, Strategy and Value Creation in the Digital Domain;  Socio-Behavioral Analysis of the Digital Domain; Intellectual Property Rights; Urbanization; Democratic, Transparent and Participatory Globalization; Emergent Development Models and Political Discourse; Indian Society; Applied Economics and Policy

Publications/Articles
  • ‘Blockbuster Populism’, Centre Right India, http://centreright.in/2013/08/blockbuster-populism/ , August 8, 2013
  • “(Mis)Managing the Rupee Fall”, Centre Right India, http://centreright.in/2013/07/mismanaging-the-rupee-fall/ , July 2, 2013
  • “Deciphering the Strategic Logic of Electoral Alliances”, Centre Right India, http://centreright.in/2013/06/deciphering-the-strategic-logic-of-electoral-alliances/ June 21, 2013
  • “Bangalore Experiment: Some Innovative Approaches in Managing Public Services”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “Managing the Public Services in London: Challenges and Opportunities”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “iGoli 2002- Making Johannesburg a World City”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “Revenue Creation in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs): The Case of Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (BMP)”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “Information systems in urban governance: Bangalore’s tryst with MIS as strategic tool” in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “SAFTA: Prospects Ahead”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “Issues in Disinvestment: The Case of IPCL”, in ‘Case Studies in Management’, IBA Publications, E-Book, ISBN-9788192099675, 2012
  • “Does Terror Impact Market Sentiments? View from the Market”, in ‘Stalking Theory: View Through the Prism of Real Life Practices’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099682, 2012 (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Does Budgetary Announcements influence Stock Market Movements?”, in ‘Stalking Theory: View Through the Prism of Real Life Practices’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099682, 2012 (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Innovations in Governance: International and National Experiences”, in ‘Stalking Theory: View Through the Prism of Real Life Practices’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099682, 2012
  • “Does Firm Size Influence Profitability: Evidence from Indian firms”, in ‘Stalking Theory: View Through the Prism of Real Life Practices’, IBA Publications E-Book, ISBN-9788192099682, 2012 (co-author: Ms. Kesha Parmar)
  • “Towards Locating Market Failure as an Outcome of Intellectual Property Regime: Mapping the IPR-Market-Society Interfaces”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Management of Intellectual Property and Strategy, Feb 2012
  • “Indian Cities, Global Economy and Society: Choices and Survival”, 3-D IBA Journal of Management and Leadership, Jan-June 2011 (Co-author: Prof. T.V.P Chowdry, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “To be Rational or Irrational”, Indian Economy Review, July 2011
  • ‘Mapping the relationship between Advertising, Profitability and Business Strategy in India” in Changing Ideas in Strategy, (Arun Sinha eds), Narosa Publishing, November 2010 (first author- Ms. Anindita Kundu)
  • “Economic Liberalization, Fiscal Performance, and Tax Reforms: Indian Experience”, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, June 2010 (co-author- Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Jet’s Acquisition of Air Sahara: A Case Study”, Indira Management Review, March 2009 (co-author: Mr. Hitesh Taunk)
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and Public Health, Management Matters, December 2008 (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Labour Markets and Working Conditions : A Study of Old Economy Firms in India’, Proceedings of the 5th AIMS International Conference (eds: Prof. Om Prakash Gupta et al), AIMS Publications, 2007, (Co-author: Mr. Mandeep Singh, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • Competing Against the Giants: Case Studies of Indian Companies’ Proceedings of the 4th AIMS International Conference (eds: Prof. Om Prakash Gupta et al), AIMS Publications, 2006 (Co-author: Prof. T.V.P. Chowdry, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Systems for Good Governance: A Case Study of Bangalore”, Focus: IFIM International Journal of Management Digest , April 2006, (Co-author: Dr. S.V. Narayan, Mr. P.K. Srihari)
  • “Introducing Fund Based Accounting in Bangalore Mahanagara Paalike: Aligning with Global Standards”, ICFAI Journal of Urban Policy, April 2006, (Co-author: Dr. S.V. Narayan et al)
  • “Natural Gas :Exciting Times Ahead”, Focus: IFIM International Journal of Management Digest, November, 2005
  • “The Mechanics of Gold”, ICFAI Portfolio Organizer, December 2005
  • “Working Capital Management at Dell”, ICFAI Reader, April 2005 (Co-author: Prof C.M.Madtha)
  • “Emerging Business Models and Strategies for Knowledge Economy- A Conference Report”, Business India-Compendium of B-Schools, 2010
  • “Rising Inflation and Effect on Economy”, Vijaya Karnataka, August 2004(co-author: Prof. T.R. Venkatesh)
Papers Presented
  • “Does Social Media Empower Citizens? Evidence from Arab Spring”, X AIMS Intl Conference, IIM-Bangalore, Jan 2013 (first author: Chinmoy Mohapatra)
  • “Locating Business and Governance Models in the Knowledge Economy”, Plenary Address, 5th IBA Intl Conference, IBA Bangalore March 29, 2012
  • “Towards Locating Market Failure as an Outcome of Intellectual Property Regime: Mapping the IPR-Market-Society Interfaces”, I Intl Conference on Management of Intellectual Property and Strategy, SJMSoM, IIT Mumbai, Feb 2012
  • “Business Models, Intellectual Property Rights and the Digital Domain: A Survey”, 2nd Intellectual Property Rights Confluence”, SJMSoM, IIT Mumbai, Feb 2011
  • “Indian Cities, Society and Global Economy: Choices and Survival Strategies”, 8th AIMS International Conference, IIMA, Ahmedabad, Jan 1-4, 2011 (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Does Size Influence Firm’s Profitability: Evidence from India”, 8th AIMS Intl Conference, IIM Ahmedabad, Jan 2011 (Co-Author: Ms. Kesha Parmar)
  • “Economic Liberalization, Fiscal Performance, and Tax Reforms: Indian Experience”, IJEB and Serial Publications Intl Conference, New Delhi, Dec 2009 (co-author: Anantha Murthy)
  • “Indian Cities and Global Economic Crisis”, VII AIB Intl Conference, IILM New Delhi, Dec 2009
  • “Indian Firms and Value Creation: Testing Smiling Curve in Indian Companies”, VII AIB Intl Conference, IILM New Delhi, Dec 2009
  • “Emergent Business Models and Strategies in the Knowledge Economy”, Theme Address at Intl Conference on Emergent Business and Strategies in Knowledge Economy, IBA, Bengaluru, November 19, 2009
  • “Do Transnational News Channels Influence Public Opinion?”, Intl Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM), Dubai, March 2009
  • “Innovations in Public Service Delivery: Rise of E-Government”, Intl Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM), Dubai, March 2009
  • “Transnational News Channels, Public Policy and Society: The Changing Contours”, 6th AIMS Intl Conference on Management, IBA-Greater Noida, December 2008
  • “Consumers, Brand Strategies and Lifestyle Economics: A Case Study of the Indian Luxury Car Market” NASMEI International Conference on Marketing, GLIM, Chennai, December 2008 (co-author: Ms. Jimmy Cheddha, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Does Marketing Communication Work in Rural Markets: Need for Alternative Approach” NASMEI International Conference on Marketing, GLIM, Chennai, December 2008 (co-author: Ms. Ruchika Soni, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Financing Decisions in Indian firms: Do Firms follow the Pecking Order?”, IDSI Intl Conference on Decision Sciences, IIT Mumbai, December 2008
  • “FDI, GDP and Capital Formation: Exploring the Linkages”, Intl Conference on Recent Developments in Accounting, Finance, Economics and Econometrics, Serial Publications. New Delhi, September 9-13, 2008 (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Urbanization and Environment: Impact and Implications for Sustainable Development”, 14th Annual Intl Sustainable Development Research Conference, MDI, Gurgaon, Sept, 2009
  • ‘Globalization, Information Economy, Private Corporations and Public Policy: Addressing the Challenges in the Emerging Economies, 6th AIB Intl Conference, IIM Indore, Aug 11-13, 2008
  • ‘Does Terrorism Have an Impact on Financial Markets’, Global Conference on Business and Economics, Hawaii, January 2008 (Internet presentation) (co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Labour Markets and Working Conditions : A Study of Old Economy Firms in India’, 5th AIMS Intl Conference, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, Dec 28-31, 2007 (Co-author: Mr. Mandeep Singh)
  • ‘Do Sweatshops Exist in the New Economy: A Case Study of Indian IT Industry’, 5th AIMS International Conference, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, December 28-31, 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Tushma Singh, Ms. Ankisha Rastogi, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Mergers and Acquisitions in India: Jet Sahara Merger”, ICOQM, Bangkok, September 2007 (co-author: Mr. Hitesh Taunk)
  • ‘Macroeconomics influence on Agro commodity prices Using Co-integration model’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Surabhi Agarwal, Prof. Anantha Murthy))
  • ‘Weather Risk, Agro Commodity Prices and Macro Economic Linkages Using Co-integration Model’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Preethi Laddha , Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Bank Lending, Capital Formation and Agricultural Production’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Namrata Choudhary, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Mapping the Success of Organized Food Retailing in India using Perceptual Mapping Models’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Hemanti Richa, Mr. Manish Arora, Prof. Anantha Murthy, Mr. Chidambara S.T.)
  • ‘Supply Chain in Fresh Produce Retailing and the Role of Transportation’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Mr. Kumar Sushant, Prof. Anantha Murthy, Mr.Chidambara S.T.)
  • ‘Mapping the Public Perception of Organic Food’, International Conference on Agribusiness and Food Industry, IIM Lucknow August 2007 (Co-author: Mr. Sarbeswar Rao, Mr. Anwit Goswami, Mr. Chidambara S.T., Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Globalization and Urbanization in India: Impact and Issues’, 5th AIB India International Conference on Globalization organized by Academy of International Business (AIB), India Chapter at XIM Bhubaneswar, January 2007 (Co-author: Prof. T.V.P.Chowdry, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Poverty Environment Nexus in India: A Survey’, 1st ISPIM Asia Conference, JNU Delhi, January 2007 (Co-author: Prof. T.V.P.Chowdry, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Competing Against the Giants: Case Studies of Indian Companies’, 4th AIMS International Conference, IIM Indore, December 2006 (Co-author: Prof. T.V.P. Chowdry, Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and Public Health’, 4th AIB India International Conference on Globalization organized by Academy of International Business (AIB), India Chapter at IILM Delhi , February 2006 (Co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • “Globalization and Indian Companies”, IBA Conference on Emergent India, IBA Greater Noida, Feb 2011
  • “IPRs and Capital Flows: Do Developed Countries Gain”, I IPR Researchers Confluence SJMSOM, IIT Mumbai, Dec 2009
  • “Urbanization in Emerging Economies: Challenges for City Managers” Theme Address , Panel Discussion on Urbanization and Role of City Managers, IBA, Bengaluru, December 6, 2008
  • ‘Mapping the relationship between Advertising, Profitability and Business Strategy in India’, XI Annual National Conference of Strategic Management Forum, IIT-Kanpur May 2008, (lead author: Ms. Anindita Kundu,)( Ms. Anindita received the Best Student Paper award)
  • “Resolving the Gap between Unique Selling Proposition (USP) and Unique Customer Perception (UCP) in the Indian Luxury Car Market” XI National Conference of Strategic Management Forum, IIT-Kanpur May 2008 (co-author: Ms. Jimmy Cheddha)
  • “From Haat to Supermarket: Changing Face of Rural Distribution Channels” National Conference on Rural Marketing, IIM, Kozhikode, Jan 2008 (co-author: Ms. Ruchika Soni)
  • “Public Service Delivery and E-Government”, Product Development Management Association Annual Conference, IIM Bangalore, Dec 2007
  • “Understanding the Political Economy of Indian Financial Markets”, Indian Political Economy Annual Conference, GNDU, Amritsar, November 2007
  • “Evaluation of Public Transport Systems: A Case Study of Bangalore City”, 2nd National Conference on Management Sciences, IIT Chennai March 2007 (Co-author: Prof. Anantha Murthy)
  • ‘Analyzing Tata-Corus Deal using Game Theory Models’, II National Conference on Management Sciences, IIT Chennai March 2007 (Co-author: Surabhi Agarwal)
  • ‘Impact of Supply Chain Decisions on Working Capital Cycles’, II National Conference on Management Sciences, IIT Chennai March 2007 (Co-author: Ms. Hemanti Richa)
  • “Surviving the MNC Onslaught”, IFIM B-School, January 2006
  • ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Host Countries’, ICFAI II National Conference on Finance and Economics, ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, Nov 2005 (Co-author: Anantha Murthy)
  • “Impact of Globalization on the Construction Industry”, Invited Presentation, South Indian Builders Convention, Mysore, Dec 2001 (Lead presenter: Dr. Raju Chandrasekhar)
Case Studies
  • “Should China Revalue Yuan”, IFIM Business School, 2005
  • ‘Microsoft in Blog World’, in European Case Clearing House, (2005) (Ref. 505-121-1, www.ecch.com ) (Co-author: Prof. Vasudha A.) [Also reprinted in Corporate Blogging (eds.) (ICFAI University Press, 2006)]
  • ‘Reinventing DuPont’ in European Case Clearing House, (2005) (Ref. 305-271-1, www.ecch.com) (Co-author: Ms. Chitra Gopal)
  • ‘US-Europe Trade Wars: Airbus vs. Boeing’ in European Case Clearing House 2005) (Ref. 205-076-1, www.ecch.com )
  • ‘Kyoto Protocol and Auto-Emissions Part I and II’ in European Case Clearing House (2005) (Ref. 305-313-1 and 305-314-1, www.ecch.com ) (Co-author: Ms. Chitra Gopal )
  • ‘Carbon Nanotechnologies Incorporated’ in European Case Clearing House (2005) (Ref. 305-267-1, www.ecch.com ) (Co-author: Ms. Chitra Gopal )
  • “Subex Systems Ltd: A Case on Financing Decisions”, ICFAI Business School, 2005 (co-author: Prof. Sandeep Revankar)
  • ‘Gold in 2005: Getting Dearer?’ in European Case Clearing House ( 2005) (Ref. no. 205-065-1, www.ecch.com) [ Reprinted as ‘Gold: A Multi faceted Metal’ in Gold: Issues and Trends (ed) (ICFAI University Press, 2006) ]
  • ‘New York in 2004- Recovering from 9/11?’ in European Case Clearing House (2005) (Ref. 205-066-1, www.ecch.com )
  • ‘The Oracle PeopleSoft Saga’ in European Case Clearing House ( 2005) (Ref. 305-269-1, www.ecch.com )
  • ‘Foreign Direct Investment in 2004: Shift towards Services?’ in European Case Clearing House ( 2005) (Ref. 205-075-1, www.ecch.com )
  • ‘Managing Olympics 2004: The Run-Up to the Games’, IBS Case Development Center (2004) (co-author: Mr. Senthil G.)
  • ‘De Beers: The End of a Monopoly? in European Case Clearing House, (2004) (Ref. 304-621-1, www.ecch.com) (co-author: Mr. Senthil G.) [Also Reprinted in ‘ Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization ‘(Micahel Hitt, R Duanne Ireland and Robert E Hoskisson), Cengage Learning, 2007 ]
  • ‘Euro in 2004’ IBS Case Development Center, (2005) Case Code: MOP0021B
  • ‘Natural Gas: Fuel of the 21st Century’ in European Case Clearing House (2005) (Ref. 205-016-1, www.ecch.com)
  • Caselets in Macroeconomics, Indus Business Academy, 2012
  • “To Swim or Sink: Kingfisher Airlines in 2012”, Indus Business Academy, 2012
Other Contributions
  • Session Chair, Environment and Related Issues, IJEB-Serial Publications International Conference, New Delhi, December 20, 2011
  • Session Chair, Globalization, 8th AIMS International Conference, IIM, Ahmedabad January 1-4, 2011
  • Discussant, Financial Economics, IJEB and Serial Publications International Conference, New Delhi, December 20, 2009
  • Session Chair, Financial Economics, International Conference on Recent Developments in Economics and Finance, New Delhi September 2008
  • Session Chair, HRM, 5th AIMS International Conference, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, December 2007
  • Session Chair, Case Studies, 4th AIMS International Conference, IIM Indore, December, 2006
  • Conference Co-Chair, 6th IBA International Conference, Situating New Management Philosophy: Nature, Mind and Technology, Feb 20-22, 2013
  • Conference Co-Chair, 5th IBA International Conference, Locating Thought Currents and Thought Leadership in Business Governance and Society, March 29-31, 2012
  • Reviewer, Arth Anvesan, Journal of College of Management, SMVDU, Jammu, 2011-
  • Conference Co-Chair, 4th IBA International Conference, Evolving Frontiers on Business-Society-Nation Interfaces, IBA Bengaluru, March 10-12, 2011.
  • Co-ordinator, Conference on Indian Management for Global Effectiveness: Insights from Mahabharata, IBA Bengaluru, February 19-20, 2010.
  • Conference Co-Chair, IBA International Conference on Emergent Business Models and Strategies in Knowledge Economy, IBA Bengaluru, November 19-21, 2009
  • Reviewer, Indira Management Review, 2009-
  • Referee, AIMS International Summer Internship Competition, 2008
  • Moderator, Panel Discussion, “Urbanization in the emerging Economy: Challenges for the City Managers”, Indian Business Academy, December 6, 2008
  • Referee, AIB International Conference at  Indianapolis, July 2007
  • Organizing Secretary, First Annual Conference on Finance and Economics, ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, 2004
Academic Guidance
  • Examining Customer Satisfaction, Usage and Adoption study of E-Banking Practices in Karnataka
  • Examining Customer Satisfaction, Usage and Adoption of Self Service Technology and E-Services in Electricity Industry: Case Study of BESCOM
  • Does User Reviews Influence Online Sales? : Case Study of Books and Accessories
  • Do Current Innovation Strategies Enhance Firm Value? Evidence from the Largest R&D Spenders
  • Documenting Patent Wars: Apple vs Samsung”, Poster Based Case
  • Are Intellectual Property Rights Paramount? Evidence from Industries
  • Why People Shop Online (Qualitative Behavioral Analysis on Online Shopping)
  • Pirate’s Dilemma ( Adoption of Pirate’s Dilemma by Matt Mason into a play )
  • Why Piracy (video incorporating field research investigating the existence of piracy)
  • Does Internet and Technology Generate Competitive Advantage: Case Studies
  • Cognitive Surplus (theatrical adoption of Clay Shirky’s book titled)
  • Authentication Technologies: Implications for Privacy – A Case Study of Palm Vein Technology- poster based case study
  • NetFlix vs Blockbuster- Understanding New Business Models ( poster based case study)
  • Towards Designing a Digital Mall
  • Understanding Macrowikinomics- Book Summary
  • Documenting Historical Evolution of Modern Retail Industry – Poster Based Presentation
  • Amazing India (Google Maps app capturing tourist places across India and a guide on how to visit and enjoy them!)
  • Understanding Supply Chain through Maps (Google Maps app capturing supply chains of Nokia, Dominos, Pizza Hut, Skoda, beauty industry etc)
  • Mapping Concentration of Symbols of Globalization (Google Maps app mapping concentration of McDonalds, KFCs etc that provides pointers to possible concentration of FDI in retail)
  • Examining Open Source Challenges to Proprietary Business Models: Case Study of Open Source Challenges in ERP Industry
  • Does Wisdom of Crowds Hold Good? Case Study of Indian Financial Markets
  • IT Industry and Sweatshops – Video
  • Documenting User Led Innovation in Sports Goods Industry in India
  • Is Factory Dead? (theatrical adoption of Naomi Klein’s ‘ No Logo’)
  • Examining Open Source Challenges to Proprietary Business Models: Case Study of the ERP Industry
  • Mapping the Carbon Footprint of E-mail (poster based presentation)
  • Towards Designing an Open Source Business Model for Water Purification and Usage

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