EBS Universität für Wirtschaft u. Recht, GERMANY

Assistant Professor - Strategic Management

Courses Taught:  Strategy, International Strategy, Innovation, Research Methods. 
Academic Director for Msc and MBA programs

Visiting Professor - International Strategic Management


Since 2014

Amit Karna, PhD

Professor of Strategic Management

Areas of Interest


Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Doctoral Program - Business Policy area

Dissertation Topic: Capability buidling and role of environment

2004 - 2009

Aditya Birla Group, INDIA

Managerial Positions

Worked with the group in various managerial positions in the Cement, Chemicals, Acrylic Fibre, Aluminium and Corporate Strategy divisions.

1999 - 2004

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, INDIA

Associate Professor - Strategic Management

Chairperson - Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship

Courses Taught:  Strategic Management (Doctoral level, MBA level, Executive level), Strategic management of Technology and Innovation (MBA and Executive level)

IESEG School of Management, FRANCE

Visiting Faculty -International Summer Academy

Courses taught: Doing Business in Emerging Economies

2012 - 2014

My Resume

2009 - 2014

Since 08/2014

Since 04/2015


Capabilities, R&D-performance relationship, Clusters, Institutions, Internationalization, Emerging Markets
Methods: Regression analysis, Meta-analysis, Panel-VAR, Case-study


Strategic Management, International Strategy, Methods of Inquiry, Doing business in Emerging Economies