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Dr Vikrant Shirodkar

Post:Senior Lecturer in International Business (Business and Management)

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UK:01273 872798
International:+44 1273 872798

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Vikrant joined the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex in 2012 as a Lecturer in International Business. His academic qualifications include - Ph.D. in Management from the University of Kent - UK (2013), M.Sc. in Information Technology, Management and Organisational Change from Lancaster University Management School - UK (2009) and Bachelor of Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai - India (2004).

Vikrant's primary research interest is on the non-market (political and social) strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs). He is also interested in the strategic drivers of MNEs' performance, particularly, when MNEs operate within the context of emerging markets. Vikrant's research has appeared in leading journals such as the British Journal of Management, International Business Review, Management International Review, Journal of International Management and Journal of Business Ethics. His research has also won awards such as the Danny Van Den Bulcke Best Paper award at the 2016 European International Business Academy (EIBA) conference, and the Research in International Business and Finance best paper award at the 2018 Academy of International Business UK and Ireland chapter conference. 

Vikrant is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an executive committee member of the Academy of International Business UK and Ireland chapter. At Sussex, he teaches various modules related to International Business. He also supervises Research Projects for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying International Business and Management. Besides Sussex, he has also taught at the Imperial College London, University of Kent, Brunel University London and University of Bradford. Prior to joining academia, between 2004-2008, Vikrant worked as a consultant with Infosys Technologies Ltd., where he gained extensive practical experience in the offshore outsourcing of IT services.  


Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Business

Course Director of BSc International Business