Dr Arijit Sikdar has more than 15 years teaching and research experience in leading business schools. His research interests include strategic management issues related to technology and innovation, entrepreneurship and supply chain strategies.
Qualifications: BTech, Indian School of Mines, PhD IIM Ahmedabad
Telephone: +971 4 2781944
Dr Arijit Sikdar is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business with more than 15 years of teaching and research experience in leading business schools. Prior to this, he was a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of Management in Indore (India).
Dr Sikdar received his PhD in 1997 from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad with the thesis “Managing the technology development process in Indian chemical and pharmaceutical industries”. He obtained his Bachelor of Technology from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in 1987.
Dr Sikdar has worked with the manufacturing and mining industry for more than five years as a management consultant before shifting to academia. He brings with him a rich blend of industry practice and management theory.
Dr Sikdar’s research interests include strategic management issues in organisations especially related to technology & innovation, entrepreneurship and supply chain strategies.
He has published more than 20 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings and his paper on “Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice” won the UOWD Best Research Paper award in 2007. He has also reviewed submission for journals and conferences and has co-supervised two doctoral students.
Dr Sikdar is a professional member of the Academy of Management (USA) and Supply Chain Logistics Group (UAE).