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Dr. Somnath Lahiri

Professor of Strategy and International Business
Management and Quantitative Methods
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 232
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Biography

Dr. Somnath Lahiri is a Professor of Organizational Strategy and International Business. He has 14 years of academic experience in USA and 13 years of experience as a Project Engineer in India.

Current Courses

485.091Advanced Organizational Strategy

385.003Organizational Strategy

385.007Organizational Strategy

225.001Understanding The Global Business Environment

385.014Organizational Strategy

385.017Organizational Strategy

225.001Understanding The Global Business Environment

Teaching Interests & Areas

Organizational Strategy, International Business

Research Interests & Areas

Global Strategy, Organizational Performance, Emerging Markets

PhD Major: Strategy

The University of Memphis
Memphis,TN, USA

Other Human Resource Management

Indira Gandhi National Open University
New Delhi, India

BE Civil Engineering

The University of Calcutta
Calcutta, India

Outstanding University Research Award

College of Business
2020

Outstanding University Service Award

College of Business
2020

Panel discussant in 6th. biennial conference of the Indian Academy of Management held in IIM Trichy, India. January 2- 4

Indian Academy of Management
2020

2019-20 Illinois State University Leadership Initiative

ISU
2019

Outstanding University Researcher Award

ISU
2019

Outstanding University Service Award

ISU
2019

Award Nomination

Illinois State University
2018

Faculty International Travel Grant

Illinois State University
2018

Faculty Mentor

Academy of International Business (Latin America Chapter)
2018

University Research Grant

Illinois State University
2018

Book, Chapter

Kedia, B., Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D. BRIC Economies: Earlier Growth Constraints, Contemporary Transformations and Future Potential, and Key Challenges. Subhash C. Jain (EDs), Emerging Economies and the Transformation of International BusinessBrazil, Russia, India, and China.. Edward Elgar (2006): 46-74.
Purakayastha, S., & Lahiri, S. How Does Ownership Type Influence International Diversification-Firm Performance Relationship?. Atanu Adhikari (EDs), No. Springer: 89-118.

Conference Proceeding

Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D. Internationalization of Family Firms: What We Know and What We Need to Know. 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)
Lahiri, S. Resource Attributes, Competitive Intensity and Firm Performance in International Outsourcing: The Case of India. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting (2008)
Lahiri, S., & Kedia, B. The Influence of Firm Resources and Anticipated Rivalry on Firm Performance: An Examination of International Outsourcing Providers. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting (2008)
Billing, T., Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D. Acquiring Expertise In International Business: An Examination Of Managerial Commitment. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting (2006)
Lahiri, S. International Outsourcing Types and Firm Value Enhancement.. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting (2006)

Journal Article

Bahl, M., & Lahiri, S. Managing Global Value Chain Triversity and Innovation Performance Using Social Mechanism.. No. Thunderbird International Business Review 63.5 (2021): 565-576.
Bahl, M., & Lahiri, S. Managing global value chain triversity and innovation performance using social mechanism. Thunderbird International Business Review 63.5 (2021): 565-576.
Lahiri, S., Kundu, S., & Munjal, S. Processes Underlying Interfirm Cooperation.. No. British Journal of Management 32.1 (2021): 7-19.
Lahiri, S., & Dhandapani, K. Project performance in emerging market: The influence of cultural distance and business group affiliation. No. Asia Pacific Journal of Management 38.1 (2021): 179-209.
Mondal, A., Lahiri, S., & Ray, S. Strategic Response to Inward Foreign Direct Investment: A Study of Indian Family Firms. No. Management International Review 61.2 (2021): 207-233.

Presentations

-I was invited to serve as a session chair for a panel discussion entitled "Policy, Populism, and Global Value Chains: Implications for India" in the INDAM conference held in IIM Tiruchirappalli, India, January 2-4, 2020. I was also invited to chair two regular sessions titled "Internationalization and Firm Performance" and "Trade, Price and Exchange Rate" respectively in the same conference. I thoroughly enjoyed my job. In the conference I encouraged Indian PhD students and junior scholars to conduct insightful research.. 2020 Indian Academy of Management. (2020)
How Do Entrepreneurial Firms Manage Internationalization and Innovation Trade-offs?. Academy of International Business. (2020)
How Do Entrepreneurial Firms Manage Internationalization and Innovation Trade-offs?. Academy of International Business. (2020)
How Family Firms from Emerging Economies are Responding to Inward Foreign Direct Investments?. 2020 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Academy of Management. (2020)
Internationalization of Family SMEs: A Strategy Tripod Framework. Academy of International Business. AIB. (2020)
Is Outsourcing Effective for Firms? A Meta-Analysis. 2019 Academy of International Business Meeting. Academy of International Business. (2019)
Strategic Response to Inward Foreign Direct Investment: A Study of Indian Family Firms. 2019 Academy of International Business Annual Meeting. Academy of International Business. (2019)
The Role of Pro-Market Reforms, Group Affiliation, and Prior Project Experience on Emerging Economy Firms’ Corporate Expansion. URG Presentation in the College of Business. College of Business, ILSTU. (2019)
Effect of Network Cohesiveness on Similarity in Extent of Internationalization: Evidence from Indian Business Groups. 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. (2018)
Presented URG/COBRF research titled "Are All Differences in the Cultural Backgrounds of Partners Equally Important in Determining Project Execution Success?" on March 2 in SFHB 430. The presentation lasted 45 minutes. Attended URG presentation by Tina Thompson that took place before my presentation.. URG Presentation. College of Business, ISU. (2018)

Grants & Contracts

2018-2019 COB Research Fellowship and the University Research Grant. Illinois State University. (2018)
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