Fellow in Management (Strategic Management) IIM Indore
Commonwealth visiting PhD scholar, Cambridge Judge Business School (2012-2013)
Intercollegiate visiting PhD student, London Business School (2013)
M.M.S. (Marketing), University of Lucknow
High Growth Firms
Advanced Research Methods
High growth firms
Strategic management of young firms
Qualitative comparative analysis
Recent Publications, Articles, Cases
Journal Publications (Selected)
Balodi, K.C. and Prabhu, J., ‘Causal recipes for high performance: an exploratory comparative study of young high-technology firms from India and the UK” accepted for publication inInternational Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research (ISSN: 1355-2554)
Balodi, K.C. and Basu, S., ‘Configurations of resources, strategy, structure, and environment: evidence from crisp-set qualitative comparative analysis” accepted for publication inGlobal Business Review (ISSN: 0972-1509)
Balodi, K. C. (2014). Strategic orientation and organizational forms: an integrative framework. European Business Review, 26(2), 188-203.
Conference Papers (Selected)
Balodi K. C. (2014) “Configurations and entrepreneurial orientation of young firms: improving theoretical specification using crisp set QCA” 30th EGOS Colloquium, 2014, Erasmus University,Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Balodi K. C., and Basu S. (2013) “Combining entrepreneurial and market orientation: towards an integrative strategic orientation typology”. 27th Annual British Academy of Management Conference, University of Liverpool Management School, Liverpool, UK, September 10-12, 2013; and also the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter, Georgia Institute of Technology – Scheller College of Business, Atlanta, Georgia, October 25 – 27, 2013.
Attended (by invitation) Sumantra Ghoshal Conference on Managerially Relevant Research at London Business School, London during June 2-3, 2013.
Balodi K. C. (2012) “Explaining performance of young high technology firms using configurational comparative methods: some preliminary results”. Winter Doctoral Conference, Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge, UK.
Balodi K. C. & Basu S. (2012) “Explicating performance of young high technology firms using configuration approach”. 28th EGOS Colloquium, 2012, Aalto University and Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.
Balodi K. C. & Basu S. (2012) “Explicating performance of young high technology firms using orientation- configuration approach” accepted for presentation (NOT PRESENTED) at 32nd Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference 2012, Prague; and at British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2012, Cardiff, UK.
Balodi K. C. & Basu S. (2012) “Reconfiguring the configuration approach”. 15th Annual Convention of Strategic Management Forum of India, IIM Indore.
Balodi K. C. & Basu S. (2011) “Explicating international new venture formation and performance using configuration approach”. 2nd Biennial Indian Academy of Management Conference organized by Indian Academy of Management, Academy of International Business- Indian Chapter and IIM Bangalore.
For the proposal titled “Profiling high performing organizations: a comparative configurational study of Indian and UK high-technology firms” attended:
Doctoral Colloquium, Academy of International Business 2013 Annual Meeting at Istanbul, Turkey; and
The Research Development Workshop (2013) organized by Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management, and Editors, Organization Science at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Awards & Recognitions
The AIB Foundation and Sheth Foundation travel award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) Doctoral Stipend Program to attend the 2013 AIB annual conference.
The Organization and Management Theory division, Academy of Management travel scholarship to participate in research development workshop.
Awarded Commonwealth split-site doctoral scholarship by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK to study one year of PhD at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK.
Recipient of enhanced fellowship during FPM II yr. for ranking in top quartile of MBA batch in first year course work at IIM Indore.
Recipient of National Merit scholarship during Class X, XII, & B.Sc.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road,
Lucknow - 226 013.