Amit B Chakrabarti

Amit B Chakrabarti

Associate Professor

Prof. Amit comes with a varied industry experience of more than eight years and teaching experience of more than six years. After he graduated from Jadavpur University, he started his professional career in a start-up firm. Subsequently, he completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore in 2004 and joined a retail consultancy organization, KSA Technopak. Later he joined Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, where he completed assignments in retail sales, corporate communication and consumer sales. He returned to academics after completing his PhD at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. As part of his academic assignments, he worked at the Indian School of Business Hyderabad and TAPMI before joining the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam. He is one of the founding faculty members at the IIM Visakhapatnam. Recently he completed the Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning at the Harvard Business School. Prof. Amit regularly publishes in international journals and participates in leading management conferences worldwide. His research interests lie in ownership and its influence on strategy and firm performance. He is also active in the Executive Education Space, having recently conducted programs for some of the leading Corporates in India.

Education: FPM (IIM Calcutta) PGP (IIM Bangalore), B. Arch.

Pursuant to completion of FPM in Strategic Management from IIM Calcutta, Amit Chakrabarti has worked as:

  • 2017 – present: Assistant Professor, IIM Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam India
    • International Business; BPIM (Dubai); Industry & Competitor Analysis; Competition & Strategy
  • 2016 - 2017: Assistant Professor, TAPMI, Manipal India
    • Corporate Strategy; Strategy Simulation (CapSim)


  • Chakrabarti, A.B. and Krishnan, Kaveri (Forthcoming) “Impact of Institutional Ownership Heterogeneity on Sustainability Spending of Portfolio Firms: The Moderating Role of Credit Rating” Asia Pacific Sustainable Development Journal.
  • Mondal, A. and Chakrabarti, A.B. (Forthcoming), "Knowledge management through information and communication technology investments: the story of Indian family firms", South Asian Journal of Business Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/SAJBS-12-2021-0456
  • Chakrabarti, A.B. (2023) “Mind your own Business: Ownership and its influence on sustainability” Safety Science: 157(105926) 1-12 DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2022.105926
  • Chakrabarti, Amit and Krishnan, Kaveri (2021) "Change in Illiquidity of Family Firms with Institutional Pressure: Evidence from India," American Business Review: 24(2) 173-197. DOI: https://doi.org/10.37625/abr.24.2.173-197
  • Mondal A. & Chakrabarti, A.B. (2021) “Entrepreneurial orientation during adversity: Differences across ownership categories” International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research: 27(4) 845-865. DOI: 10.1108/IJEBR-10-2019-0593
  • Mondal A. & Chakrabarti, A.B. (2021) “Information and Communication Technology Adoption Strategy of Emerging Multinationals from India” Journal of Global Information Management: 29(5): 161-175. DOI: 10.4018/JGIM.20210901.oa9
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., & Mondal, A. (2018) “The effect of institutional transition on entrepreneurial orientation of family businesses: Evidence from India” International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research: 26(1): 76-97. doi: 10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0179
  • Chakrabarti, A. B., & Ray, S. (2018) “An Exploratory Study on the Impact of Pro-market Reforms on the Indian Corporate Sector” Journal of Economic Policy Reform: 21(1): 1-20. doi:10.1080/17487870.2016.1235498
  • Chakrabarti, A. B. & Mondal, A. (2017) “Can commercialization through partial disinvestment improve the performance of state-owned enterprises? The case of Indian SOEs under reforms” Journal of General Management: 43(1): 5-14. doi: 10.1177/0306307017719700
  • Chakrabarti, A. B. & Mondal, A. (2017) “Effect of Business Group Affiliation on Firm Internationalization: The Case of India under Reforms” Journal of East-West Business: 23(1): 41-70. doi:10.1080/10669868.2016.1216023

Case Studies:

  • Karthika S and Amit B Chakrabarti (2023) “Brandix: Strategy for Environmental Sustainability” Ivey Publishing. Product ID: W34178
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Khush Lodaya, Mayur Nerurkar, Saswat Pattnaik, Yogesh Yadav, Harshita Kushwaha (2023) “Xiaomi: Navigating Regulatory Hurdles in India” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 323-0217-1
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Aniket Sable, Gaurav Dekate, Naveen Dasari, Nikilesh Kumar, and Nischal Das (2023) “Turnaround of Jaguar Land Rover -A” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 323-0252-1
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Adarsh Kumar Sahoo, Arja Sai Charan, Sankar Tamminaina, Sriram Raghavan and Sahal C (2023) “Turnaround of Jaguar Land Rover -B” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 323-0252-1B.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Riya Jaiswal, Arpita Tripathy, Mousumi . E, Jayanta Ray, and Pratibha Malviya (2023) “Disney: Managing Growth in a Creative Industry” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 323-0259-1.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B. (2023) “Indian oil Skytanking Pvt Ltd: Reaching for the Skies” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 322-0130-1
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Bhole, R.S., Joga, V.S. & Mattupalli, S. (2022) “Tata Consultancy Service: Expansion in Arizona” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 322-0130-1
  • Baid, P. & Chakrabarti, A.B. (2020) “Mahindra & Mahindra: Surviving the Oil Crises” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 320-0203-1
  • Revathi, K. & Chakrabarti, A.B. (2020) “Vedanta: The CSR Challenge” The Case Centre, UK. Product ID: 720-0039-1

Selected Conference Papers:

  • Venkateswaran R., Chakrabarti A.B., Pallathitta R.G. 2018. The Role of BG Affiliation in Bridging Cultural Barriers in EMNE's International Acquisitions. AoM Annual Conference 2018. Chicago, USA.
  • Chakrabarti A.B., Mondal A. 2018. Entrepreneurial Orientation in Dire Times: The Role of Risk-Taking Ability of Owners. AoM Annual Conference 2018. Chicago, USA.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., & Ray, S. 2015. Ownership and Firm Performance in India under Reforms: Revisiting the Public versus Private Debate. 4th biennial conference of the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) 2015, Noida India.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., & Ray, S. 2015. The Impact of Publicness on Firm Performance: The Case of India under Pro-market Reforms. WMC Conference 2015, IIM Indore.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Ray, S., & Das, R. 2014. Revisiting the Firm Ownership and Performance Debate in an Emerging Economy during Economic Reforms. AOM Annual Conference 2014, Philadelphia USA.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Ray, S., & Das, R. 2014. Public versus Private Ownership and Firm Performance during Economic Reforms: Evidences from India. EURAM Annual Conference 2014, Valencia Spain.
  • Chakrabarti, A.B., Ray, S., Sankaranarayanan, V., & Ghosh, A. 2013. Fueling the Firm Ownership and Performance Debate in Emerging Economies: Puzzling Evidences from India. SMS Special Conference 2013, Mohali India.

CONSORTIA (Invited participant)

  • Doctoral Consortium. SMS Special Conference 2013, Mohali, India.
  • BPS Doctoral Consortium. AOM Annual Conference 2014, Philadelphia, USA.
  • ISB’s Doctoral Consortium on Teaching. Indian School of Business 2014, Hyderabad, India
  • AMJ Paper Development Workshop. IIM Bangalore 2018. Bangalore, India
  • Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning at the Harvard Business School 2022, Boston, USA.
  • Case Writing Workshop at the Harvard Business School 2023, Boston, USA.
  • Emerging Scholars from Emerging Market Program (ESEMP) 2022-24 by the Academy of International Business, Emerging Markets Shared Interest Group.

  • Awarded work order for the conduct of studying the viability and feasibility of programmes being offered in various State Universities by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education in July 2022
  • As Program Director organized 3-day Leadership Development Program for Senior officers of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd comprising of 29 participants in February 2020.
  • Have taken sessions in various MDPs organized for SCOPE, NTPC, HSL, CBSE & TEQUIP by IIM Visakhapatnam.
  • Awarded research project titled “Performance of Corporates: Firm performance of different ownership categories in India” by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs for a value of INR 0.979 Mn in Sept 2018
  • Member of Cartel Working Group (CWG) formed as a part of Network of Indian Competition Experts (NICE) under the aegis of Competition Commission of India (CCI).

  • Member – Building & Works Committee, IIM Visakhapatnam (2018 - present)
  • Chair – Admission Committee, IIM Visakhapatnam (2018 - 2020)
  • Chair – EEP, IIM Visakhapatnam (2020 - 2021)
  • Area Chair (Strategy), IIM Visakhapatnam (2021 – 2022)
  • Chair (International Relations), IIM Visakhapatnam (2021 – 2022)
  • Coordinator (Academics & Research), IIM Visakhapatnam (2021 – 2022)