Our Faculty

Sudhanshu Shekhar

Assistant Professor
  • PhD (Organizational Behavior), IIM Calcutta
  • B.E. (Computer Science), B.I.T Mesra Ranchi

Sudhanshu Shekhar has done his PhD in Organizational Behavior from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (Ranchi). Dr. Sudhanshu has more than three years of industry experience in the analytics and banking domain. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a consultant and analyst at Deloitte and HSBC respectively. Dr. Sudhanshu’s research interest lies in the area of institutional theory, business history and philosophy of research.

Teaching Areas

  • Organization Development and Change
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organization Theory
  • Organization Structure and Design
  • Philosophy of Research

Experience

  • HSBC (Analyst) : Aug-2010 to Apr-2012
  • Deloitte (Consultant) : Jun-2008 to Aug-2010

Research Area

  • Institutional Theory
  • Industrial Change
  • Business History
  • Macro Organizational Behavior
  • Philosophy of Research

Publications

    Journal Publications:
  • Shekhar, S. (2023). The Indian contribution to organizational institutionalism: Implications for organizational theorizing. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOA-01-2022-3112
  • Shekhar, S., Manoharan, B., & Rakshit, K. (2020). Going cashless: Change in institutional logic and consumption practices in the face of institutional disruption. Journal of Business Research, 114, 60-79
  • Shekhar, S. & Jha, V. (2021). Emergence of small scale iron foundry industry in Howrah (India), 1833-1913. Business History, 63(2), 249-270
  • Book Chapters:
  • Shekhar, S., Basak, S., & Manoharan, B. (2019). The emergence of mobile payments in India: an institutional perspective. In A.A. Shaikh & H. Karjaluoto (Eds) Marketing and Mobile Financial Services- A Global Perspective on Digital Banking Consumer Behavior. London, UK: Routledge
  • Basak, S., Shekhar, S. & Saha, K. (2018). Sustainable Supply Chain Development: An Energy Management Approach In M.V. Kumar, G.D. Putnik, K. Jayakrishna, V.M. Pillai & L. Varela (Eds) Emerging Applications in Supply Chain for Sustainable Business Development. Hershey, PA. IGI Global
  • Basak, S., Saha, K. & Shekhar, S. (2018). Energy Management and Auditing in Indian MSMEs: A Business Ecosystem Perspective. In L.C. Carvalho (Eds) Maintaining Sustainable Accounting Systems in Small Business. Hershey, PA: IGI Global
  • Cases:
  • Basak, S., Shekhar, S. & Saha, K. (2017). Energy Management in MSMEs: Operational Challenges & Opportunities. In V.Sahay & P.R.S. Sharma (Eds). ET Cases: Select Cases in Management. Mumbai: Times of India
  • Conferences:
  • Shekhar, S. & Jha, V. (2019). Reshaping an Ecological Field: Working to Incorporate “Green” Logic and Associated Artifacts. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States, Aug 9-13, 2019
  • Shekhar, S. & Jha, V. (2019). From Field Identity Formation to Fragmentation: Cycles of Identity Drift and Expansions. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States, Aug 9-13, 2019
  • Manoharan, B. & Shekhar. S. (2017). Transformative Policy and Food Practices: Creating Consumer and Producer Well-Being. International Management Institute MARCON, Kolkata, India, Dec 18-19, 2017
  • Manoharan, B. & Shekhar, S. (2017). Spatializing Fashion: Examining the Patterns of Clothing in Colonial and Post-Colonial India. International Management Institute MARCON, Kolkata, India, Dec 18-19, 2017
  • Shekhar, S. (2017). Industry Associations Strategy in Practice: Incorporating Green Logic in an Organizational Field and Evolving Artifactual Instantiations. Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, United States, Oct 28-31, 2017
  • Shekhar, S., Manoharan, B. & Rakshit, K. (2017). Transformative Policy and Food Practices: Creating Consumer and Producer Well Being. Academy of Business and Emerging Markets Annual Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Sea, Aug 1-3, 2017
  • Shekhar, S. & Basak, S. (2017). Overcoming Institutional and Technological Voids in Emerging Economies: the Case of Medical Devices Industry in India. J.D. Birla International Management Conference, J.D. Birla Institute, Kolkata, India, Apr 22, 2017
  • Basak, S., Shekhar, S. & Saha, K. (2017). Energy Management in MSMEs: Operational Challenges & Opportunities. Global Summit of Management Cases, IIM Raipur, Raipur, India, Feb 9-11, 2017
  • Shekhar, S. & Jha, V. (2016). Going Green: Changes in the Social-Ecological-Technological Field of Howrah Foundries. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Anaheim, California, United States, Aug 4-10, 2016

Awards

  • Best Paper at IMI MARCON Conference, 2017, International Management Institute, Kolkata
  • Best Case for Global Implications at Global Summit of Management Cases, 2017, IIM Raipur
  • Best Paper in Track 3 at J.D. Birla International Management Conference, 2017, J.D. Birla Institute, Kolkata