BACKGROUND

BIO
BACKGROUND
RESEARCH
TEACHING
HONORS
COURSES

EDUCATION

1986

Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Strategic Planning and Policy
Industrial Economics (minor)

1982

LL.B. (Bachelor of Law)

General Law
University of Calcutta, India

1976

P.G.D.M.
(Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
Operations Management and Finance (majors)

Indian Institute of Management,
Calcutta, India
(Degree equivalent to MBA)

1974

B.Tech. (Honors)
Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur, India
(Degree equivalent to B.S.)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ACADEMIC

2004-

Professor and Eunice and James West Endowed Chair, University of Texas at Arlington

2002-2004

William and Judy Distinguished Professor of Business, University of Kansas

1997-2002

Professor of Strategic Management and Charles Oswald Faculty Fellow, School of Business, University of Kansas

1996 - 1999

Director, International Business Resource Center, University of Kansas

1995 - 1997

Co-Director, Center for International Business, School of Business, University of Kansas

1991 - 1997

Associate Professor of Strategic Management, School of Business, University of Kansas.

Fall 1993/95

Visiting Professor, NEOS International MBA Program, IIBS, Italy/Slovenia.

1986-1991

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, School of Business, University of Kansas.

May 1998 & June 1997

Visiting Professor, ESC Toulouse, France

Sept - Oct 1999
Oct  2000

Visiting Professor, CEIBS, Shanghai, China
 

Oct- Nov 2001

Visiting Professor,  JMBA program (Cairo and Georgia State Universities), Cairo University, Egypt

INDUSTRY

1978-1982

Assistant Manager, Production Programming and Coordination, Gramophone Company of India, Calcutta, India.

 

Responsible for production programming, warehousing, inventory control and distribution of the firm's products.

1976-1978

Executive, Production Planning and Control Asian Paints (I) Ltd., Bombay, India.

 

Head of the production planning unit with responsibility for planning, scheduling and coordinating the distribution of products

1976-1977

Production Executive, Asian Paints (I) Ltd., Bombay, India.