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Pankaj Chandra is the Vice Chancellor of Ahmedabad University. He was the Director of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (2007-2013) and Professor of Operations & Technology Management at IIM Ahmedabad. He holds a BTech from the Banaras Hindu University and a PhD from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has been a full time tenured faculty at McGill University and IIM Ahmedabad and a visiting professor at the University of Geneva, The Wharton School, International University of Japan, Cornell University, and Renmin University, Beijing. He was the first Associate Dean (Academic) at ISB, Hyderabad.
Professor Chandra was a member of the Government of India Committee on Rejuvenation of Higher Education (Yashpal Committee) that relooked at the Indian Higher Education system as well as the Committee on the Autonomy of Central Institutions. He has been a member of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), and has served on several committees of Government of India. His research and teaching interests include manufacturing management, supply chain coordination, and building technological capabilities. His recent book titled ‘Building Universities that Matter’ studies issues of governance, change and institution building in Indian universities. He serves on boards of several firms and institutions.
Posts by Pankaj Chandra
Changing the frame: Making small firms compete like large ones
Although small firms have natural advantages, they face constraints when it comes to reach and scale; this prevents them from competing with larger firms. Pankaj Chandra shares business models from It...
- Pankaj Chandra
- 13 September, 2022