Dean, MYRA School of Business
Dr.Sudhindra Seshadri has a rich and varied experience in academia, abroad and in India He has engaged in research, teaching and educational administration in business and management domains for close to three decades. Dr Seshadri brings a global perspective to business studies. He champions inter-disciplinary approaches to business problems, and a mix of practice and theory based learning in graduate business studies. He believes fundamentals of business are best learned through rigorous pedagogical approaches.
Prior to joining MSB, Dr Seshadri was on the faculty of Singapore Management University. He has served as faculty in other leading US and Asian management schools, including the RH Smith B-School at the University of Maryland, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, and Indian School of Business. Among a variety of academic administration responsibilities he has led ISB’s Executive Education as Associate Dean, IIMB’s Executive Programs as Chairperson, IIMB’s Marketing Area as Chairperson, and Society for Global Business & Economic Development as Conferences Vice President.
Dr.Seshadri’s disciplinary research in business strategy is based on theories of organizational exchange, agency theory, information and transaction-cost economics, relationship marketing, the resource based view of the firm, and industrial organization. He constructs formal quantitative models for decision-making based on these theories using methods of applied game theory and statistical methodologies such as structural equations modelling. He has published over two dozen papers in international conference proceedings and selective international journals, including Industrial Marketing Management, Marketing Science, Management Science, and Managerial & Decision Economics. He has authored Sourcing Strategy: Principles, Policy and Designs, a book published by the leading academic publishing house Springer-Verlag.
He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and a PhD in Business Administration from the Smeal School at The Pennsylvania State University, USA, where he was a doctoral fellow at the Institute for Studies of Business Markets.