About Professor (Dr.) Mayank Dhaundiyal

Dr. Mayank is the Dean of Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) at O. P. Jindal Global University (Institute of Eminence), India. He has more than 15 years of experience, including leadership roles responsible for strategic planning and implementation, P&L, faculty, staff, and student recruitment and retention, academic design and delivery, industry collaborations, accreditations, and the overall brand management of the business school.

Mayank has strong leadership, management, and communication skills. He has expertise in successfully leading and managing large faculty and staff teams and the overall operations of a large Indian business school. He is an accomplished institution builder and has diligently worked and contributed towards building strong, robust, and internationally benchmarked 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. He also holds certifications in various domains from the 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), and Innovative Learning Solutions (USA).

His research interests are in the areas of strategic alliances, resource-based and dynamic capability views, 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 "learning-by-doing" methods and employs them extensively to consistently achieve and exceed the learning objectives in his courses.

He is well traveled in different geographies worldwide, including the USA, UK, Ireland, Middle East, Canada, China, and India, and has gained extensive international exposure. He has a keen interest in the entrepreneurial and startup ecosystems 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, Business Standard and Deccan Herald. He also regularly speaks at national and international conferences, seminars, and panel discussions.