Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) was established in 1988 by Late Basant Kumar Birla, Ex-Chairperson of the Basant Kumar Birla Group of Companies and Late Sarala Birla offering Post graduate and Doctoral level programs in Management. With an energetic journey of 33 years, BIMTECH has been granted Category 1 Graded Autonomy Status by AICTE and is accredited by the NAAC under A+ category. It has been ranked 44th by the NIRF, Govt. of India under the Management rankings. BIMTECH is the 1st Indian B-school to be awarded with the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD Brussels) Business School Impact System (BSIS) label. All programs offered are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.
Area of Excellence
Entrepreneurship (Running Atal Incubation Center approved by Govt. of India) Corporate Social Responsibility projects Impactful B-School as per certification from BSIS (EFMD)
Research Capability and Focus Area
Faculty has been doing research mainly in general management area with focus on Entrepreneurship, CSR & Sustainability. Quality of publication has gone up and now publishing in A/B/C category of journals of ABDC list.
Notable Research / Publication
Strategic Management, M&A, Strategic Alliance & JV, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and CSR. 1. Arunaditya Sahay and Francesca Croce (2018) Conceptualizing social entrepreneurship in the context of emerging economies: an integrative review of past research from BRIICS, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, December 2018, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 771–803. ISSN: 1554-7191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0483-2. 2. A. Sahay (2018) The Role of Law in Promoting CSR: The Case of Indian Maharatna Public Enterprises, International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Volume 13, Issue 2, 57-106, October 2018, ISSN: 1388-7084. https://www.cmppublishing.com/index.html 3. Arun Sahay (2018) Indigo: Standing at Crossroads, Case Centre, National, Reference no. 318-0236-1, September 2018. http://www.thecasecentre.org/educators/products/view?id=154767 4. Arunaditya Sahay (2018) Muskaan: How to Ensure Sustainability, 9B18M101, Ivey Publishing, July 13, 2018. https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=96163 5. Arunaditya Sahay (2018) Systematic Review on Financial Performance of Mergers and Acquisitions in India, Vision, 22(2) 1–11 © 2018 MDI, SAGE Publications, sagepub.in/home.nav, DOI: 10.1177/0972262918766137, http://journals.sagepub.com/home/vis 6. Arunaditya Sahay (2018) Performance of Firms post Mergers and Acquisitions: A Critical Review, International Research Journal of Management Science & Technology, Vol 9 Issue 1 , 98-114, March, ISSN 2250 – 1959(0nline) 2348 – 9367 (Print). http://www.irjmst.com/citeme.aspx?Art_id=6412 7. Arun Sahay, Rajen K. Gupta (2018) Disruptive innovation and dynamic capabilities in emerging economies: Evidence from the Indian automotive sector, Technological forecasting & Social Change, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2017.09.035, Publisher: Elsevier Inc., Feb 2018, ISSN: 0040-1625. 8. Arunaditya Sahay (2017) Francesca Croce, Conceptualizing social entrepreneurship in the context of emerging economies: an integrative review of past research from BRIICS, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0483-2 , pp 1–33, 21 Nov, 2017, 9. Arunaditya Sahay (2017) The Influence of Teaching, Research and Consultancy Services on Efficiency Assessment: Experience from Tanzanian Universities, Amity Business Review, Vol. 18, NO. 1, 12-26, Sept. 2017. http://www.amity.edu/abs/abr/pdf/Vol%2018%20No.1/2.pdf 10. Arun Sahay (2017) PATRATU THERMAL POWER STATION: HOW TO TURN IT AROUND, Research Case, Case Centre, National, Reference no. 317-0245-1, August 2017. https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=145297 11. Arunaditya Sahay (2017) Saral Rozgar: Jobs on Mobile Phone for the Blue-collared Workers, VIKALPA The Journal for Decision Makers, VIKALPA • Volume 42 • Issue 3 • July-September 2017, 1–11, August 2017, eISSN: 23953799, ISSN: 02560909, DOI: 10.1177/0256090917719981. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0256090917719981 12. Arun Sahay, (2017) Disruptive innovation through a dynamic capabilities lens: an exploration of the auto component sector in India, Int. J. Indian Culture and Business Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, 109-130, Jan 2017, ISSN: 1753-0814, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJICBM.2017.080763 13. Arunaditya Sahay, (2017) Social entrepreneurship research in Asia-Pacific: perspectives and opportunities, Social Enterprise Journal, Vol. 13 Iss 1, 17-37, Jan 2017, ISSN: 1750-8614 https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/SEJ-11-2016-0050. 14. Arun Sahay (2016) NEWS IN SHORTS: AT THE CROSSROADS, Research Case, Case Centre, International, Reference no. 516-0079-1, Reference no. 516-0079-8, Case Centre, Dec, 2016, https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=135263 15. A. Sahay and Nimisha Singh (2016) CSR as a Strategy in Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, Journal, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, International, EEMCH-03-2016-0034, R1, 1-35, Yes, Emerald, Nov, 2016, CSR https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/EEMCS-03-2016-0034 16. A. Sahay, Amandeep Dhaliwal (2016) THE CSR DILEMMA OF SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, Case Centre, Reference no. 716-0007-1, March, 2016. https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=133453 17. A. Sahay, Mishra, S. (2016) HAS YAHOO! TURNED AROUND?, Case Centre, Reference no. 316-0037-1, March, 2016. https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=133454 18. A Sahay, Mehrotra, A. (2016) PNB’S ACQUISITION OF CONTROLLING SHARES IN METLIFE: A BOON OR A BANE, Case Centre, Reference no. 316-0060-1, March, 2016. https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=133642 Economic, environment, and social development are the three pillars of sustainability. My research has been at the intersection of entrepreneurship and sustainability; with a focus on the social dimension through social entrepreneurship, and on the environmental dimension through renewable energy. The peripheral areas addressed through my past research had been business strategy, food innovation, social innovation, political strategy, and public policy. To make matters easier, I have categorised my past publications in terms of the SDG they can be closely or remotely related to. 1. Subhanjan Sengupta & Arunaditya Sahay, “Sai Marine Exports at Crossroads,” Ivey Publishing product no. 9B15M051 (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W15160-PDF-ENG). [Can not be related to any SDG] 2. Subhanjan Sengupta, Arunaditya Sahay, & Margaret Osborne, "Hebon Transforms Indian Jackfruit From Weed to Wonder Food," Ivey Publishing product no. 9B19M006. (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W19027-PDF-ENG). [Goal 2, Goal 12] 3. Plutshack, V., Sengupta, S., Sahay, A., & Viñuales, J. E. (2019). New and renewable energy social enterprises accessing government support: Findings from India. Energy Policy, 132, 367-378. [Goal 9] 4. Sengupta S, Sahay A & Croce F (2018). Conceptualizing social entrepreneurship in the context of emerging economies: an integrative review of past research from BRIICS. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 14(4):771-803 [Goal 1, Goal 10] 5. Sahota S, Shah G, Ghosh P, Kapoor R, Sengupta S, Singh P, Vijay V, Sahay A, Vijay V K, & Thakur I S (2018). Review of trends in biogas upgradation technologies and future perspectives. Bioresource Technology Reports 1: 79-88 [Goal 9] 6. Sengupta S & Sahay A (2018). Social Enterprises in the Indian Context: Conceptualizing through Qualitative Lens. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 8 (1): 1-19 [Goal 1, Goal 10] 7. Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Social Entrepreneurship Research in Asia-Pacific: Perspectives and Opportunities. Social Enterprise Journal 13 (1): 17-37 [Goal 1, Goal 10] 8. Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Comparing mission statements of social enterprises and corporate enterprises in the new and renewable energy sector of India: a computer aided content analysis study. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 7 (21): 1-16 [Goal 9] 9. Lehtimaki, H., Piispanen, V.V., & Sengupta, S. (2018). Social Entrepreneurship in the Finnish Context - Case EntoCube. In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Responsible Humane Strategies for Gender Equality, Empowerment and Leadership. (pp. 175-183). New Delhi: Bloomsbury. [Goal 2] 10. Sahay. A, & Sengupta, S. (2018). Bhushan Steel: Another Noose for Tata Steel? In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Evolving Business Models in Ecosystem of Disruptive Technologies and Social Media. (pp. 304-312). New Delhi: Bloomsbury. [Cannot be related to any SDG] 11. Ghosh, P., Sengupta, S., Vijay, V. K., & Sahay, A. - Life Cycle Assessment of Waste to Bioenergy Processes: A Review. Forthcoming in a Springer book. (Forthcoming) [Goal 9] Insurance • Health Insurance and Healthcare • Automobile insurance and on various general insurance areas. • Consumer Behaviour • Service Marketing 1. Abhijit K Chattoraj - Expanding the Penetration Frontier In Indian Insurance Sector Through Cooperatives ,Mutuals and Community-Based Organizations’ published in BIMAQUEST Volume 17,Issue 2 ;Page 25-32September ,2017 ; ISSN No. 0974-0791 National Peer reviewed Academic Indexed in EBSCO under Business Source Ultimate data source 2. Abhijit K Chattoraj - Health Policy -2017 –A progressive march towards Universal Health Coverage The Insurance Times; Volume XXXVII –NO-6 page 28-33 uly -2017 ISSN NO- 0971-4480 National Peer review Academic 3. Abhijit K Chattoraj - Managing Customer Expectation- IN Competitive Scenario: The Insurance Times Vol 37- No. 01- January 2017- ISSN-0971-4480 National Peer review Academic 4. Abhijit K Chattoraj - Obscure Policy wordings: Hampering the growth of Health Insurance as a product In India”; ISSN: 2349-5677 -Volume 1, Issue 10, March 2015 – Impact factor -2.898; International Journal of Business Quantitative Economics and Applied Management Research. 5. Abhijit K Chattoraj - “Mitigating India’s Healthcare woes –Delivering Universal Health through Insurance” ISSN: 2349-5677 Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2015- Impact factor -2.898; International Journal of Business Quantitative Economics and Applied Management Research 6. Abhijit K Chattoraj - ‘An Equitable, Inclusive and a Fair Health System –A Far Cry at the Moment’ in Nov.2016 in VOL.XXXVI-NO.11 –ISSN-0971-4480; The Insurance Times. 7. Abhijit K Chattoraj - ‘India’s tryst with Universal Health Coverage’- in Dec.2016 in VOL.XXXVI-NO.12 –ISSN-0971-4480;The Insurance Times. Finance and Accounting - VALUE RELEVANCE 1. Mulenga M and Bhatia M (2019). “Value Relevance of Accounting information: A review of empirical evidence across continents” Jindal Journal of Business Research., Sage Publications (UGC listed, Indexed in India Citation and Google Scholar) 2. Mulenga M and Bhatia M (in press). “Value Relevance of Reported Financials of NSE listed Companies” Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Inderscience Publishers (Category C and Scopus indexed) 3. Bhatia M and Mulenga M (in press). “Do Accounting Numbers have any relation with Stock prices? A Case of Public and Private sector banks of India" Theoretical Economics Letters (Category B and Web of Science indexed) 4. Bhatia M and Mulenga M (2019) “Value Relevance of Accounting Information: Comparative Study of Indian Public and Private Sector Banks”, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Inderscience Publishers. Volume 18 No 1 2019 (Category C and Web of Science indexed) 5. Mulenga M and Bhatia M (2018). “Review of Accounting Variables Affecting Stock Price Movements”, Amity Business Review, Vol 19,No 1 (UGC listed, Indexed in India Citation and Google Scholar) 6. Bhatia M (2018). “Capital Market and Financial Statements”, Management Accountant, The journal for CMAs. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol 53, No 04, 2018 (UGC listed, Indexed in India Citation and Google Scholar) 7. Mulenga M and Bhatia M (2017). “ The review of literature on the Role of Earnings, Cash flows and Accruals in Predicting of future Cash flow”, Accounting and finance Research, Vol 6, No 2, 2017. (Category C) Design Thinking 1. Conducted 10 workshops for corporate executives with one of the largest retail groups in India to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 2. Conducted 5 workshops for corporate executives in a leading global investment banks Indian operations to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 3. Conducted 7 workshops for corporate executives in India, Europe and USA for one of the largest diversified groups in India across their businesses to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 4. Conducted 5 workshops for corporate executives for one of the leading players in the financial services industry in India to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 5. Conducted 4 workshops for corporate executives for one of the leading global players in the Data Analytics sector to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 6. Conducted numerous sessions in Management Development programmes for corporate executives in PSUs to build capability and confidence in the practice of Design Thinking and Innovation. 7. Provided consulting services to guide solutions using the Design Thinking approach for 10 projects in 2 different companies in India.