Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Rakesh Gupta

Associate Professor

Area: Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

rgupta@imt.edu
 

Education
PhD Faculty of Management Studies (FMS),  Delhi University
MBA (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar)
International Teachers Programme (ITP) from Kelloggs School of Management, Northwestern University, US.

 

Courses
Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship

 

Research Interests
Corporate Strategy
Strategic Alliances
Firm Level Entrepreneurship
Social Entrepreneurship

 

Research and Publication

PAPERS/CASES PUBLISHED

  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2012); Case titled, “Ferns N Petals-Transforming an Unorganized Business into Organized One” published in Asian Case Research Journal (ACRJ) – Volume 16 Number. 1.
  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2012); paper titled, “Strategic Entrepreneurial Orientation- Development of a Multi-dimensional Construct Based on Literature Review” published in South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM), Volume 19, Number 4.
  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2011); Case titled, “The Journey of Redbus”, published in Asian Journal of Management Cases (SAGE), Volume 8 Number. 2.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2011), case titled “Welspun India Limited- Capturing the Journey of Growth” published by Indian Management Research Journal.
  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2010); Case titled, “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Indian Talent-Pool Management; A Case on Merit-Trac”, published in Asian Journal of Management Cases (SAGE), Volume 7 Number. 2.
  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2010), Case titled; “Bharatmatrimony.com” registered in European Case Clearing House (ECCH), registration number 810-036-1.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2010), paper titled, “Emerging Demographic and Talent Pool Challenges: Implications for Outsourcing to India” published in Management and Labour Studies, Vol. 35, Number 2.
  • Gupta Rakesh (2009), paper titled; “Leveraging Indian Human Capital to Gain Competitive Advantage” published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis group), Volume 3, Number. 2.
  • Gupta Rakesh (2009), Case titled, “Hindalco-Novelis Acquisition” published in Management & Change, Vol. 13, Number 2.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2008), paper titled, “Employability of Management Graduates” published in Management and Labour Studies, Vol. 33, Number 1.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2006), paper on management education published in Journal of Educational Planning and Administration (JEPA), Vol. 20, Number 3.

 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES (SELECTED)

  • Gupta Rakesh & Gupta Prashant (2013), paper titled, “Dimensions of Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) Construct, Resources and firm growth: Evidence from Indian SMEs” presented at International Research Conference on Entrepreneurship by Babson College, US.
  • Gupta Rakesh & Pandit Ajay (2012); paper titled, “Innovation and Growth of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs): Role of Environmental Dynamism as Moderating Variable” presented at Strategic Management Society (SMS) conference at Singapore.
  • Gupta, Rakesh, Gupta Prashant (2012), “A Case on Husk Power System (Bringing Light to Rural India & Tapping Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid), presented at an International Conference organized by ISB, Hyderabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2010), A Case Study on Bharatmatrimony.com, presented at Oxford University, U.K.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2010), paper on “Entrepreneurial Orientation and its influence on the performance of SMEs” presented at an International Conference held at IIM-Ahmedabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2009), A Case Study on Ferns N Petals-Turning an unorganised business into an organised one, presented at Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2009), paper on “Challenges of Indian Talent Pool” presented at an International Conference held at National University of Singapore (NUS).
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2009), Corporate Social Responsibility- A case study presented at the Asian conference on Family Business at ISB, Hyderabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2008), Hindalco-Novelis Acquisition- A case study presented at IIT-Kanpur at an International Conference organized by SMF.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2008), Leveraging Indian Talent Pool, paper presented at an international conference at IIM-Ahmedabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2007), paper on “International Diversification Strategies, Challenges in Acquisitions” presented at 10th international conference organized by Strategic Management Forum at IIT Bombay.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2006), “Entrepreneurship opportunities in Indian talent pool management” paper presented at an international research conference on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Regions held at ISB, Hyderabad.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2006), Leveraging Indian Human Capital to Build Competitive Advantage”, paper presented at 12th Asia Pacific Management Conference held at AIT, Bangkok.
  • Gupta, Rakesh (2006) “Role of training and assessment in improving the employability” presented at an International Conference at IIM-Indore.
  

Management Development Programs

  • Certificate course in Entrepreneurship Teaching from ISB, Hyderabad.
  • Attended a Faculty Development Programme (FDP) organized by Ivey Business School (Ontario) & ISB, Hyderabad on Case Writing & Teaching.
  • Attended a Faculty Development Programme (FDP) organized by Goldman Sachs & London Business School (LBS) conducted by Prof. John Mullins (LBS).
  

 

Academic Experience
10 years teaching and research experience at IMT Ghaziabad, IILM-GSM & NIILM-CMS. Visiting teaching assignments at IIM-L (Noida Campus) & IIT-Delhi.


Professional Experience
8 years of industry experience in Pharmaceutical & Services Sector.

 

Achievements and Awards

  • RESEARCH PAPER ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WON THE BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY IIT-KANPUR IN 2012.
  • RECEIVED BEST CASE WRITING AWARD AT ISB, HYDERABAD FROM PROF. DIPAK JAIN, THE DEAN, KELLOGGS SCHOOLOF MANAGEMENT IN 2009.
  • WON THE BEST CASE AWARD ON HINDALCO-NOVELIS ACQUISITION AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY SMF AT IIT, KANPUR IN 2008.
  • RESEARCH PAPER ON DIVERSIFICATION WON THE BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY SMF AT IIT-BOMBAY IN 2007.