Debabrata Chatterjee

Debabrata Chatterjee


Associate Professor
Academic Group: Organizational Behavior


Phone No.: +91-33-24678300
Email ID.: dc


Academic Background:


Work Experience:


Journal Publications:

  • Chatterjee, D. & Sahasranamam, S. (2018). Technological innovation research in China and India – A bibliometric analysis for the period 1991-2015. Management and Organization Review (Cambridge University Press), 14(1):179-221, 
  • Chatterjee, D., Leisyte, L., Dasappa, S. & Sankaran, B. (2018). University research commercialization in emerging economies: A glimpse into the “black box”, Science and Public Policy (Oxford University Press), 45 (3): 361–372, 
  • Vakkayil, J. & Chatterjee, D. (2017). Globalization routes: The pursuit of conformity and distinctiveness by top business schools in India, Management Learning (SAGE Publications). 48(3): 328–344, DOI:
  • Chatterjee D. & Sankaran, B. (2016). Commercializing academic research in emerging economies: Do organisational identities matter? Science and Public Policy (Oxford University Press). 42 (5): 599-613, doi:10.1093/scipol/scu076 
  • Chatterjee, D. & Sahasranam, S. (2014). Trends in innovation management research in India - An analysis of publications for the period 1991-2013, Current Science. Current Science Association in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, 2014.107 (11): 1800-1805 
  • Chatterjee, D. (2012). Innovativeness: A team knowledge and communication perspective, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 12 (3): 229 – 246 
  • Gebert, D. & Boerner, S, Chatterjee, D. (2011). Diversity - diskutieren oder tabuisieren? Eine explorative Studie in Indien (English translation - Diversity - discuss or taboo? An exploratory study in India), with. Zeitschrift für Management (Springer), 6 (3): 287-314
  • Gebert, D. & Boerner, S, Chatterjee, D. (2011). Do Religious Differences Matter? An Analysis in India, Team Performance Management, Emerald. 17 (3/4): 224-240
  • Chatterjee, D. & Srivastava, B.N. (2007). The concept of newness. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 2 (3): 240 – 245


  •  Creativity in Financially Constrained Organizations: The Role of Organizational Search. With Jacob, M. as first author. Presented at the British Academy of Management conference, 5th – 7th September, 2017 at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK 
  • Institutional Complexity and Alternative Organizations: An Exploratory Study. With Balaji, S. (first author) and Jacob, M. (third author). Presented at the British Academy of Management conference, 5th – 7th September, 2017 at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK 
  • Global institutional logics & the moderating influence of national institutional field structures on organizational outcomes, with Sreevas, S. (second author) 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhagen Business School, July 6-8, 2017, Copenhagen 
  • Survival of alternative organizations in mature fields: The case of an alternative school in India, with Subramanian, B. (first author). 29th Society for the advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) annual conference, 29 June - 1 July, 2017, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France 
  •  Power and Institutional Fields, with Balaji Subramanian (first author). 10th Global Studies Conference, 8th – 9th June, 2017, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Bridging institutional voids in innovation for emerging Asian economies: The institutional entrepreneurship of University Research Centers. Sole author. DRUID-Asia, Singapore, Co-organized by DRUID, NUS Business School and SMU, February 23-25, 2016, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, NUS, Singapore 
  • Trends in innovation management research in four Asian countries - An analysis of publications for the period 1991-2013, with Sreevas, S. (second author) Pan-IIM Conference 5th -8th November, 2014, at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode 
  •  Organizational responses to vertically nested institutional logics: A study of two universities from Dutch and Indian research systems with Leisyte, L. (second author) 30th EGOS Colloquium, 3th – 5th July2014, Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
  •  Contextualizing the Triple Helix framework for emerging economies: An investigation of the role of university identities with Sankaran, B. (second author). The Triple Helix Conference, University College of London, 8th – 10th July, 2013, London, UK 
  •  University isomorphism, globalization of western science and the prospects of local knowledge systems. (Sole author). 28th EGOS Colloquium, 5th - 7th July, 2012, Aalto University & Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland 
  •  A model of research productivity of universities. (Sole author). 4th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, 14-16th November, 2011, Madrid, Spain 
  •  Sustaining a social enterprise: Palash eye hospital with Krishnan, T N & Tandon, A. (second & third authors respectively). Annual meeting of the North American Case Research Association, 13th – 15th October, 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA 
  • Beyond Daring: Identities, conflicts and structures in care-giving organizations (sole author). Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 6th -10th August 2010, Montreal, Canada. 
  •  “Innovativeness” of technological innovations: A knowledge and team process perspective with Srivastava, B.N. (second author)Academy of Management Meeting, 7th – 11th August, 2009, Chicago, USA 
  •  Management education in India: Some thoughts on industry-academia partnership. (sole author). National conference on Professional Education in Knowledge Economy, 24th July, 2008, University School of Management Studies, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi 
  • Product Innovation, Social Capital and Innovation Networks: A Contingency Approach with Jena, S. (second author). 3rd International Conference on Globalisation and Competitiveness, 11th -13th January, 2005, Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Books/Book Chapters:

  • Chatterjee, D. (2016). Selling science through university entrepreneurship: Debates and implications for emerging economies. In A. Stachowicz-Stanusch & G. Mangia (Eds.), Dark Sides of Business and Higher Education Management, Vol. II, New York: Business Expert Press,. pp. 55–80 
  • Gebert, D., Boerner, S. & Chatterjee D. (2012). Konflikt-Eskalierung: Eine Fallstudie zum Change Management in Schulen in Sued-Indien (English translation “Escalating conflicts: A case study of change management in south-Indian schools”) with in von Rosenstiel, L., von Hornstein, E., Augustin,S. (Eds.) Change Management- Praxisfaelle. Berlin: Springer, pp.397-412 
  •  Chatterjee, D. 2003. United We Stand – HRD Imperatives in a Different World, in Dr. Dharani P Sinha, Dr. Ashok Kumar and Dr. Hari Haran (Eds.), Re-energising Enterprises through HRD, New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Kumar, A. & Chatterjee, D. 1998. The Use of Assessment Centre Methodology for HRD in a Large Manufacturing Organisation, published in Leading Change through Human Resources: Towards a Globally Competitive India, conference proceedings of the National HRD Network’s 6th National Conference, New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing company Ltd. 
  •  Devarajan, R. & Chatterjee, D. 1998. Changing Work Value Orientation of New Entrants: A Survey Based Study, published in Leading Change through Human Resources: Towards a Globally Competitive India, Conference proceedings of the National HRD Network’s 6th National Conference, New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing company Ltd.


  •  Chatterjee, D. & Krishnan, T.N. (2017). Consulting at Indian Hygiene Products Limited: Entry and Contracting. With T N Krishnan. In Donald L. Anderson (Eds.) Cases and Exercises in Organization Development & Change (Second edition), Sage Publications,
  • Chatterjee, D. & Krishnan, T.N. & Tandon, A. (2015). Sustaining a Social Enterprise: Palash Eye Hospital. With Krishnan, T.N. Asian Case Research Journal, 19 (2): 231.