Dr Arijit Sikdar
Associate Dean (Education)
Business and Management
+971 4 278 1944
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.
- PhD IIM Ahmedabad
- BTech, Indian School of Mines
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’s research interests include strategic management issues in organisations especially related to technology & innovation, entrepreneurship and supply chain strategies.
Dr Sikdar is a professional member of the Academy of Management (USA) and Supply Chain Logistics Group (UAE).