About Professor (Dr.) Mayank Dhaundiyal

Dr. Mayank is currently working as a Professor of Strategy and Dean at Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) at O P Jindal Global University (Institute of Eminence), India. In his around 15 years of experience in academia, he has held various academic leadership positions with premier universities in India and abroad including O P Jindal Global University, India (Institute of Eminence), Shiv Nadar University, India (Institute of Eminence), Bennett University, India (The Times group) and Technological University Dublin, Ireland.

He is an accomplished institution builder and has diligently worked and contributed towards building strong, robust, and internationally bench-marked internal systems and processes, as part of his current and previous assignments.

Mayank holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Technological University Dublin, Ireland, an M.Sc. in Marketing (First Class Honours) from Technological University Dublin, Ireland and a B.Tech. in Information Technology (First Class) from VIT University, India (Institute of Eminence). He also holds certifications in various domains from University of Manchester (UK), University College Dublin (Ireland), Northern Illinois University (USA), Indian Institute of Management (India), IDEO-U (USA), LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® (Denmark), Palladium Kaplan-Norton (BSC), Innovative Learning Solutions (USA).

His research interest is in the areas of strategic alliances, resource-based and dynamic capability view and firm level capability development. His work on these research areas has been published in multiple international peer reviewed (ABDC/ABS ranked) journals including Industrial Marketing Management (ABDC A-star, ABS 3), International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management (ABDC A), and multiple top strategy and management conferences including the Academy of Management (USA), Strategic Management Society (USA), European Academy of Management (Belgium), Academy of International Business (USA) , British Academy of Management (UK) and Irish Academy of Management (Ireland).

Dr. Mayank is an exceptional teacher and has been receiving top student feedback year after year, across his different courses, delivered at different institutions he has worked with. He employs a variety of teaching pedagogies including computer simulations, inside and outside classroom experiential activities, case studies and group projects, in addition to the more traditional class lectures. He is a firm believer in the “Socratic” and the “learning-by-doing” methods and employs them extensively to consistently achieve and exceed the learning objectives in his courses.

He is very well-travelled in different geographies worldwide including the USA, UK, Ireland, Middle East, Canada and India and has gained extensive international exposure. He has a keen interest in the entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem in India and advises a few startups. He frequently writes articles and opinion pieces on contemporary international and national issues and his work has been published in leading English dailies including the Times of India, Economic Times and Deccan Herald.