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Saurav Pathak

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurshippathak
Department of Management
Office:3051 Business Building
Mailing Address:3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone:785-532-4354
Email:sauravp@ksu.edu

Research Goals

Dr. Pathak is examining the influences of macro-level factors on micro-level entrepreneurial behaviors.

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • Consequences of Country-level Ethical Orientation on Social Entrepreneurship
  • Consequences of Culturally Endorsed Leadership Styles on Entrepreneurial Behaviors – Social and Commercial Entrepreneurship; Sustainability
  • Consequences of Home Country Formal Institutions on International Entrepreneurship
  • Consequences of Income and Social Inequality on Entrepreneurial Behaviors

Major Accomplishments

  • Over 20 articles Published in top journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations
  • Three Best Thematic Paper Awards – Academy of International Business (2), Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy, Spain (1)
  • Appointed Ad-Hoc reviewer for the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference two years in a row (2014, 2015)
  • Ad-Hoc reviewer for Journals
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for annual conferences

Other Contributions

  • Research findings contributing to the creation of two courses at K-State – around the topics of cultural diversity, global leadership and entrepreneurship - and several others under review
  • A proposal for the creation of a training module for students, faculty, staff as well as for business community on understanding diversity that has been accepted for a Tilford Incentive Grant for Multi-Cultural competency

Areas of Teaching

Entrepreneurship, Technology Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Strategy, International Business, Econometrics.

Education

Ph D, Imperial College Business School, London, 2011.
Major: Entrepreneurship

Ph D, University of Florida, 2007.
Major: Mechanical Engineering

MS, Ohio University, 2003.
Major: Mechanical Engineering

BS, Birla Institute of Technology, 2000.
Major: Mechanical Engineering