Anirvan Pant

Anirvan Pant


Academic Group: Strategic Management


Phone No.: +91-33-24678300 to 06 (Extn. 781)
Email ID.: anirvan


Academic Background:

Fellow (IIM Bangalore) ~ Ph.D. [Corporate Strategy & Policy]
M.A. (Economics), University of Lucknow.

Courses Taught:

Ph.D. Seminars: Strategy Process Research, International Business: Theories & Themes

MBA: Strategic Management, Strategic Leadership (elective), Strategic Thinking (elective)

MBAEx: International Business Management, Strategic Leadership (elective)


2011. Finalist, Gunnar Hedlund Award 2010 / 2011 for best dissertation in the field of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics. 2011. Fundação Dom Cabral Best Paper in Strategy / IB Theory Award, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio. 2009. Outstanding Reviewer Award 2005-2009, International Management Division, Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago. 2006. Infosys Fellowship for doctoral research.


Work Experience:

2001-2004. Tata Motors
2010-2012. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


Journal Publications:

Research Interests:

  •  Multinationality and the processes of categorization, identity evolution, and legitimation;
  • Business history in developing and emerging economies
  • Strategic leadership


  • 2007. Pant, A. & Ramachandran J. Bajaj Auto Limited: Inspiring Confidence. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. 
  • 2006. Ramachandran, J. & Pant, A. Redefining the rules - profitably: In conversation with Bhaskar Bhat. IIMB Management Review, 18(2).