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Pursuing TEACHING career at IIMs and tips for management research aspirants | Santanu Bhadra | TGV Episode #167

Pursuing TEACHING career at IIMs and tips for management research aspirants   | Santanu Bhadra | TGV Episode #167

In this episode, Santanu Bhadra has shared a lot of experiences AROUND PURSUING TEACHING AS A CAREER AT IIMs and approaches towards management research

  • Attending classes regularly, respect for teachers, and valuing or appreciating what we have – led to Santanu’s career growth.
  • Research is for someone who has an appetite for continuous learning
  • Research involves due diligence, which will lead to innovation thereby creating a legacy for the researcher. 
  • Knowing that you know less is the thing that will push you to learn more in your Ph.D.(12:25)
  • As a teacher, you are valuable, because you can shape young minds.
  • Trending research topics in management stream: Role of AI in the decision making,(21:45).
  • Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Social responsibility, Industrialization, Climate change consciousness, etc. (20:00)
  • Day in the life of an IIM professor – Teaching classes, inspiring students, enjoying campus life, publishing and reading literature (papers), organizing/attending conferences, being part of committees, etc.
  • Tips for those passionate about getting into teaching – gathering knowledge, preparing well, communication with “connection”, disseminating information to students, generating curiosity and interest among students, being up to date on various topics
  • Santanu’s Witty answers to rapid-fire questions
  • 1 piece of advice to those aspiring to make BIG in their careers and LIVES
  • Trivia about Music players!


He is currently appointed as an Assistant Professor in the area of Business Policy and Strategy at the Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Raipur, India. 

He completed his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and has also worked as a Research Associate at the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise, Indian School of Business. ISB Hyderabad.

He has around nine years of industry experience working as an IT consultant in India and the US. 

His research and teaching interests are in the area of Strategic Management, Corporate Sustainability, and Family Business.

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