Faculty Profile

PRAGYA BHAWSAR

Strategic Management

Assistant Professor

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 Email: pragya[dot]bhawsar[at]iimsirmaur[dot]ac[dot]in

Dr. Pragya has completed PhD in the area of Competitiveness from National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. She is an Instrumentation Engineer and holds MBA in International Business. Before joining IIM Sirmaur, she had almost four and half years of experience in the academic industry. Her primary research interest includes Competitiveness, Industrial Clusters and Technology Management. She has published her research work with Sage, Emerald and others.  Her case writing skills can be appreciated by the fact that she has been awarded with best case study awards from Sage Publishing, and American Society of Competitiveness. She serves as a reviewer to various journals associated with Sage, Emerald and Springer. In March 2020, she has served as the conference convenor for a conference related to the theme Technology Management and Innovation, the first International Conference of the Institute.

Dr. Pragya Bhawsar teaches various core and elective subjects in the area of Strategic Management. She has taught courses like Strategic Management I, Strategic Management II, Applied Theory in Strategy and Competition, and Global Business Environment.

Dr. Pragya Bhawsar teaches various core and elective subjects in the area of Strategic Management. She has taught courses like Strategic Management I, Strategic Management II, Applied Theory in Strategy and Competition, and Global Business Environment.

Journal Publications

  • Bhawsar, Pragya & Gosavi, Nachiket (2019). Industry Cluster Based Development: a Paradigm with Partial Understanding, the Case of India. Journal of International Business and Economy, 20(1): 32-51. ISBN:1527-8603. ABDC listed C Category Journal
  • Bhawsar, Pragya & Chattopadhyay, Utpal (2018). Evaluation of Industry Cluster Competitiveness:  a Quantitative Approach. Benchmarking: an International Journal. 25(7)2318-2343. ISSN 1463-5771. ABDC listed B Category Journal (09 Citations)
  • Chattopadhyay, Utpal & Bhawsar, Pragya (2017). Effects of Changing Business Environment on Organization Performance: The Case of HMT Watches Ltd. South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, 6(1), 36-46. ISSN: 22779779 (10 Citation) Scopus Indexed
  • Chattopadhyay, Utpal & Bhawsar, Pragya (2016). Instabilities in international joint ventures: a study of the Tata DoCoMo case. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 20(5-6), 300-319. ISSN: 1368-275X ABDC listed C Category Journal (01 Citation).
  • Bhawsar, Pragya & Chattopadhyay, Utpal (2015). Evaluation of Cluster Competitiveness: Review, Framework and the Methodology. Competition Forum, American Society for Competitiveness, 13(1) 75-91. ISSN: 1545-2581 (06 Citations). 
  • Bhawsar, Pragya & Chattopadhyay, Utpal (2015). Competitiveness of Industrial Clusters:  A Comparative Study of Pithampur and Indore Clusters, India, Journal of International Business and Economy, 16(2): 65-96. ISBN:1527-8603. ABDC listed C Category Journal (01 Citation).
  • Bhawsar, Pragya & Chattopadhyay, Utpal (2015), Competitiveness: Review, Reflections and Directions, Global Business Review, 16(4),665-679. ISSN:0972-1509 ABDC listed C Category Journal (97 Citations)
  • Chattopadhyay, Utpal & Bhawsar, Pragya (2014), The Impact of Globalization on Labour: Evidence from Suzuki Motor’s India Venture, International Journal of Economics, Commerce & Management, 2(4), 1-20. ISSN 2348-0386
  • Dutta, S. K., & Bhawsar, P. (2013). The Strategic Shift at L&T-From an Engineering and Construction Company to a High-Tech Engineering Driven Conglomerate. International Journal of Business Insights & Transformation, 6(1).66-74. ISSN: 0974-5874 (01 Citation)
  • Paul, Justin & Bhawsar, Pragya. (2011). Japanese acquisition in India's Ranbaxy. Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal, 21(5), 452-470. ISSN: 1059-5422 ABDC listed C Category Journal (16 Citations)
  • Book Review “International Marketing Text and Cases” by Paul and Kapoor, published in “Foreign Trade Review” (published from IIFT Delhi) July-Sept 2010. Vol. 14 (2). 
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  • Book Chapters
  • Madakam, Somayya and Bhawsar, Pragya (2020), NEOM Smart City: The City of Future (The Urban Oasis in Saudi Desert) in Juan Carlos Augusto (ed.), in Handbook of Smart Cities, Springer.
  • Chattopadhyay, Utpal and Bhawsar, Pragya (2016) HMT Watches Ltd.: Behind the Times (Case Study) published in, Sardana, GD and Thatchenkery, Tojo (eds.), Knowledge Creation and Organizational Well Being, Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay and Pragya Bhawsar (2015) DoCoMo Says Sayonara to Tata (Case Study) in Sardana, GD and Thatchenkery, Tojo (eds.), Optimizing Business Growth Strategies for Scaling Up, Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 
  • Articles for Public Consumption
  • "Management education in post COVID-19 world" published with ETGovernment, June 8, 2020 (coauthored with Nachiket Gosavi)
  •  “How to kick start regional economy in post Covid-19 world amid influx of migrants to home states”, published with ETGovernment, May 16,2020 (coauthored with Nachiket Gosavi)
  • “Unwinding the Indian Transport Problem of Covid-2019” published with First India, April 11,2020 (co-authored with Nachiket Gosavi)

Conference Paper Presentations

  • Nandha Gopal S and Pragya Bhawsar. An Analysis on the Possibilities of Replacement of Human Capital in the Customer Service Industry with AI and Suggested Migration Tactics, March 6-7, 2020, Business Interventions for Effective Management of Technology and Innovation, Organized by Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur.
  • Nachiket Gosavi and Pragya Bhawsar. Planning for a Sustainable Passenger Transport in the backdrop of Impending Urbanization: The case of India, December 6-8, 2019, 19th Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management, held at Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. 
  • Pragya Bhawsar and Nachiket Gosavi. Combining to Combat: The Case of Vodafone Idea Merger, June 21-22, 2018, 4th Flame International Conference on Research and Teaching Cases, Organized by Flame University, Pune. 
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay and Pragya Bhawsar HMT Watches Ltd.: Behind the Times (Case Study) at International Conference on Management Cases, held at BIMTEC, Noida, December 1-2, 2016.
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay and Pragya Bhawsar. DoCoMo Says Sayonara to Tata (Case Study) at International Conference on Management Cases, held at BIMTEC, Noida, December 3-4, 2015. 
  • Pragya Bhawsar and Utpal Chattopadhyay. Evaluation of Cluster Competitiveness: Review, Framework and the Methodology at American Society for Competitiveness Conference 26th Annual Conference Washington D.C. Area, October 22-24, 2015.
  • Satyanarayana Rentala and Pragya Bhawsar. Firm resources, institutional changes, and multinationality: A comparative analysis of export Performance of Indian pharmaceutical and automobile industries at the Paper Development Workshop at the Academy of International Business Conference held at Bangalore, June 27-30 ,2015. 
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay and Pragya Bhawsar. From Stakeholders to Stockholders: Examining Workers’ Demand for Company Shares in Bajaj Auto Ltd, presented in 55th Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Labour Economics, Dec. 16-18, 2013 JNU Campus, New Delhi.
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay and Pragya Bhawsar. Global Economic Downturn and Competitiveness Strategies of Automobile Companies in India, presented in 6th International Business Research Conference on “Strategies for Sustainability and Growth in Economic Downturn” Feb. 21-22, 2013 at IES MCRC, Mumbai. 
  • Utpal Chattopadhyay, and Pragya Bhawsar. Labour Rights in the Globalizing World: Lessons from Manesar, presented in 54th Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Labour Economics, Dec. 20-22, 2012 BHU Campus Varanasi. 
  • Pragya Bhawsar. Impact of International Strategic Alliances on Firm Productivity and Profitability at the Doctoral Conference in Management Research ’ANVESH’ organized by Nirma University, Ahmedabad April 6-7, 2012.
  • Swarup Kumar Dutta and Pragya Bhawsar. Building Ambidextrous Organizations for sustainable Growth at Global Recession to Global Recovery, Nirma International Conference in Management, Institute of Management, Nirma University Ahmedabad, Jan 5-7, 2012.
  • Pragya Bhawsar. Tata Teleservices one paisa per second Revolution at National Conference on ‘Business opportunities and Wisdom in New Decade’ held at IMI, Indore, March 26-27, 2010.
  • Justin Paul and Pragya Bhawsar. Japanese Acquisition in India’s Ranbaxy at American Society for Competitiveness Conference 20th Annual Conference Washington D.C. Area, October 29-31, 2009. 
  • Pragya Bhawsar.IPRs and Innovation Management in the Knowledge Era at National Conference on ‘Global Challenges and Issues in Technical Education’ held at MIT, Mandsaur, March 6-7, 2009. 
  • Attended - 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India held at IIT Bombay from 17th to 20th December 2017.
  • Best Case Study Award for “Japanese Acquisition in India’s Ranbaxy” in American Society for Competitiveness Conference, Washington D.C. Area, Oct. 29-31, 2009.
  • Best Case Study Award by Sage Publishers for “HMT Watches Ltd.: Behind the Times” International Conference on Management Cases, held at BIMTEC, Noida, December 1-2, 2016.
  • Consolation Prize for the Paper Presentation “Global economic downturn and competitiveness strategies of automobile companies in India” in ‘Strategies for sustainability and growth in economic downturn’ Conference organized by IES MCRC, Mumbai, February 21-22, 2013.
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