Internal Faculty
Prof. Rishabh Rajan

Prof. (Dr.) Rishi Kant Kumar

PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
MTech (NIT Arunachal Pradesh)
rishabh@cimp.ac.in
Research Area
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Management
  • Sustainable Development
Brief Profile

Rishabh Rajan is an Assistant Professor in the strategic management area at the Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP). He holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi). He actively participated in numerous consulting projects for esteemed organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the Ministry of Skills Development, the Ministry of Minority Affairs, and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under the Government of India. He has made significant contributions to his field, with several of his research papers being published in renowned international journals. His notable publications include works featured in the Journal of Business Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Strategy and Management, among others. His research interests encompass various domains, including strategic management, strategic alliances, joint ventures, international strategy, innovation management, technology management, entrepreneurship, and artificial intelligence implementation.

International Journal Publications
  • Rajan, R., & Sushil. (2022). Leveraging technological factors and strategic alliances to achieve sustainable development goals. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 14(1), 106-124 (Scopus Indexed)
  • Rajan, R., Rana, N. P., Parameswar, N., Dhir, S., Sushil, & Dwivedi, Y. K. (2021). Developing a modified total interpretive structural model (M-TISM) for organizational strategic cybersecurity management. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 170, 120872. (ABDC, A)
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2023). Determinants of alliance productivity and performance: Evidence from the automobile industry. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 72(2), 281-305. (ABDC, B)
  • Dhir, S., Rajan, R., Ongsakul, V., Owusu, R. A., & Ahmed, Z. U. (2021). Critical success factors determining performance of cross?border acquisition: Evidence from the African telecom market. Thunderbird International Business Review, 63(1), 43-61. (ABDC, B)
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2021). Technology management for innovation in organizations: an argumentation-based modified TISM approach. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 28(6), 1959-1986. (ABDC, B)
  • Dhir, S., Ongsakul, V., Ahmed, Z. U., & Rajan, R. (2020). Integration of knowledge and enhancing competitiveness: A case of acquisition of Zain by Bharti Airtel. Journal of Business Research, 119, 674-684. (ABDC, A)
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil. (2020). Alliance termination research: a bibliometric review and research agenda. Journal of Strategy and Management, 13(3), 351-375. (ABDC, C)
International Conferences
  • Rajan, R., & Priyanka (2022). Impact of Top Management Support and Strategic Alliances on Organizational Innovation Performance, Academy for Global Business Advancement Conference 2022, Paper presented on 04-Jul-2022, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2021). The Influence of Factors associated with Sustainable Development Goals: A M-TISM Modeling Approach. GLOGIFT 21 International Conference 2021, Paper presented on 22nd April 2022, IIM Shillong.
  • Rajan, R., Priyanka, Dhir, S., & Sushil (2021). A Study of the Antecedents of Organizational Innovation through a Strategic Alliance: A Modified TISM (M-TISM) Approach. GLOGIFT 21 International Conference 2021, Paper presented on 23rd April 2022, IIM Shillong.
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2020). Determinants of Alliance Productivity and Performance: A Modified Total Interpretive Structural Modeling. In British Academy of Management Conference 2020. Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2019). Critical Success Factors for New Product Development and Innovation to Support Make in India Program, IIT Delhi Industry Day 2019, Paper presented on 21st September 2019.
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2019). Strategic Technology Management for Sustainable Development through Innovation: A Modified TISM Approach. Academy for Global Business Advancement Conference 2019, Paper presented on 5th July 2019.
  • Rajan, R., Parameswar, N., & Dhir, S. (2018). Incorporating Polarity of Relationships in TISM for Organizational Information and Cyber Security Management. 18th GLOGIFT Conference, IIM Lucknow.
  • Rajan, R. (2017). A Collaborative Approach for Encouragement of Entrepreneurship Education in India. XIME–IEF International Conference on Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Knowledge Economy 2017, Paper presented on 30th March 2017.
International Conference Proceedings
  • Rajan, R., Dhir, S., & Sushil (2020). Determinants of Alliance Productivity and Performance: A Modified Total Interpretive Structural Modeling. In British Academy of Management Conference 2020. Manchester, United Kingdom.
Awards and Recognitions
  • Best Research Paper Award in AGBA 2022, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Top Cited Article (2021-2022) in Thunderbird International Business Review (Wiley)
  • Top Cited Article (2020-2021) in Thunderbird International Business Review (Wiley)