Rohit Prabhudesai

Rohit Prabhudesai

Sports analytics, Sports psychology, 


Economics, Cognitive and mental influence on human behavior


PhD (BITS Pilani), MIB (Curtin University of Technology), BE (Goa University)

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Management, International Business, Data Analytics and R Programming

Rohit Prabhudesai


Profile & History

Dr. Rohit Prabhudesai has published and presented research papers in the fields of international business management, small business strategy, and data visualization in journals and conferences of international repute, while his work has also been acknowledged with the best paper award. He also writes and reviews on management as well as sports related topics for reputed newspapers, websites, and journals. His specific research interest lies in the area of strategic alliances, international market entry modes, and cross-cultural dynamics.

Courses taught: Strategic Management





  • Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V., and Prabhudesai, R. (2018). What drives SME explorative- exploitative alliance formation: An integrated perspective, International Journal of Business Innovation and Research. 15(1), 79-98.
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch, V. V. S. N. V. (2018). Understanding the international alliances of SMEs: An integrated perspective, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. 35(1), 102-125. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., Prasad, C. V., Walwadkar, S., and Agrawal, S. (2018). Analyzing the Impact of Perceived Environmental Uncertainty on SME Alliance Formation: An Indian Perspective. International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness, 12(1), 37-43. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V. (2018). What drives trust-performance relationship in SME alliances?, International Journal of Business and Globalization. 20(3), 316-327. 
  • Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V., and Prabhudesai, R. (2018). An Empirical Study on TQM Practices and Its Influence on Employee Satisfaction and Performance in Technical Institutions: Teachers' Perspectives, Journal of Management and Marketing Review, 3(3), 169-178. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., Prasad, Ch., and Ang, B. (2017). Exploring Emerging Latin America: Implications for German Companies Using Spain as a Springboard Country, Global Business Review, 18 (4), pp. 1-17.
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V. (2017). Antecedents of SME alliance performance: A multilevel review, Management Research Review, 40(12), 1261-1279. 
  • Prabhudesai, R. (2014). Are Expatriate Assignments Worthwhile? In The Changing Paradigm of Globalization, Indian Journal of Management Science, 4(2), 50-56.


  • Sinha, A; Prabhudesai, R; Mishra, A, K; Manogna, L. (2019).  What determines the R&D intensity of Firms? A Panel Data Study of Indian Firms, at the ‘7th Pan IIM WMC Conference’ held at IIM Rohtak, India. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. (2018). Determining the impact of entrepreneurial
  • orientation on SME alliance formation at the ‘International Conference on Entrepreneurship & Family Business’, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India (Awarded the best paper award).
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. (2018). Firm Resources and Entrepreneurial Orientation as Predictors of SME Alliance Formation: Moderating Role of Perceived Environmental Uncertainty at the ‘Academy of Management’s Specialized Conference on Startup to Scaleup’, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Prabhudesai, R; Prasad, Ch; Pangarkar, N; Sinha, A, K; Mishra, A. K. (2018). Impact of
  • Partner Characteristics on SME alliance performance: Through the Mediating Influence of Partner Dynamics at the ‘6th PAN IIM WMC 2018’, IIM Bangalore, India.
  • Prabhudesai, R and Prasad, Ch. (2018). Analysis of SME alliance performance: Review of extant literature at the ‘International Conference on Economics and Finance’, BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus, India.
  • Prabhudesai, R.; Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V; Agrawal, S; Walwadkar, S. (2017). Analyzing the impact of perceived environmental uncertainty on SME alliance formation: An Indian perspective. at the ‘Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets conference’, IIT Delhi, India. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V. (2016). The Antecedents of SME Alliance Formation: A Theoretical Approach, at the ‘BESSH Singapore conference’, Singapore. 
  • Prabhudesai, R., and Prasad, Ch. V. V. S. N. V. (2015). What drives small and medium enterprise exploration-exploitation alliance formation? A holistic perspective, at the ‘IMRA IIMB Conference’, IIM Bangalore, Bangalore. 
  • Prabhudesai, R. (2014). Effects of inward FDI on local firms: The positive and negative aspects, in the Proceedings of World Business Institute Dubai Conference.


Assistant Professor, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune
Research Analyst, Hues of Aspiration