Akshay Bhat

Akshay Bhat


  • Title of Fellow of XLRI Jamshedpur (PGP Coursework with Business Management Batch 2011-2013; Ph.D. (Strategic Management with Batch of 2017))
  • FDP (2018) Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore
  • Advanced Econometrics Certification from Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad
  • CTLCD (Indian School of Business - Hyderabad)

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Management, Qualitative Research, Joint Ventures, Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, Emerging Markets Economies, Theoretical Development

Akshay Bhat



  • Strategic Management Society (Tel Aviv Conference) : Understanding the Indian Heavy Commercial Industry Joint Venture Stages (formation, failure, success) using Multiple Theoretical Lenses.
  • Strategic Management Society (Sydney Conference) : Investigated how emerging economy firms compete using strategic alliances and multiple joint ventures to access technology in a global economy.
  • British Academy of Management (Belfast Conference) : Extensive literature review from the most influential strategy journals to assimilate the scholarly progress and the academic understanding in the field of strategic & setting directions for new inquiry.
  • Motivations for Strategic Alliances, (FIIB Business Review; ISSN 2319-7145)
  • A Rudimentary understanding to Research in the Social Sciences, (Selected at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad; Academy of Management)
  • Evaluation of Need, Motivation and Study of Strategic Alliances among Corporates, (ISSN: 0974 - 3928 (IMR))


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