Krishna Chandra Balodi
Associate Professor
Specialization : Strategic Management
Qualification :
  • 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
Contact No. : +91- 522-6696611
Email Id : krishna[dot]balodi[at]iiml[dot]ac[dot]in
Bio Data
Teaching Areas
Research Areas
Consulting Areas
Position Held
Recent Publiaction, Article, Cases
Awards & Recognitions
Teaching Areas
  • Strategic Management
  • High-tech Entrepreneurship
  • High Growth Firms
  • Advanced Research Methods
Research Areas
  • High-tech Entrepreneurship
  • High growth firms
  • Strategic management of young firms
  • Configuration theory
  • 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 in International 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 in Global 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.
Doctoral Consortium
  • 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.