Faculty Profile




Dr Salman Ali completed his PhD in Strategic Management and International Business from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in 2015 and B.Tech in Instrumentation & Control Engineering from the University of Calicut (First Rank) in 2002 .

  • Assistant Professor, Business Policy & Strategic Management Area at Indian Institute of Management Raipur from November 2016 to Aplril 2020.
  • Branch Director at Universal Business Links India (Indian branch of UBL Ltd., H.O. United Kingdom) from April 2015 to October 2016 & November 2005 to March 2008.
  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering at MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram from August 2003 to November 2005
  • Junior Research & Development Engineer at E.G. Kantawalla Pvt. Ltd., Pune from July 2002 to July 2003.

Research Interests
 

  • Internationalization and Re-Internationalization of Firms.
  • Firm Movements from Developed to Emerging Economies and Vice-Versa.
  • Strategies and Challenges in Emerging Markets.
  • Corporate Diversification Strategy.
  • Strategy and Innovation.
  • Financing of Sovereign Developmental Activities.

Journal Articles: Published/Accepted

  • Ali, S., & Rahman, S. M. (Accepted/Upcoming). R&D Expenditure in a Competitive Landscape: A Game Theoretic Approach. International Journal of Business and Economics.
  • Ali, S. (Accepted/Upcoming). Do Firms Perform Better During Re-internationalisation? International Journal of Business and Globalisation.
  • Rahman, S. M., Ali, S. S., & Ali, S. N. (2016). Financing Sovereign Developmental Activities Through Non-Interest Bearing Instruments. Journal of Islamic Finance, 5(1), 26-44.

Journal Articles: Under Process

  • Antecedents to Firm Performance during Re-internationalization. (Co-authors: Ajeet Mathur and Anand Jaiswal). Review & Resubmit Stage at Australian Journal of Management.
  • Study on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in India: Case of Amtek Auto. (Co-author: Vidit Mohan). Submitted / Under Review at Finance India.
  • Focused Strategies During Re-internationalization: Evidence from India. Submitted / Under Review at International Journal of Business and Economics.
  • Theorizing Re-Internationalization Processes from Cases. (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur)
  • Exit and re-entry triggers for firms’ initial internationalization and re-internationalization: Evidence from India.
  • Does born-globals exiting internationalization lead to extinction, survival, or re-internationalization: Evidence from India. (Co-author: Mohammed Fuad).
  • Advanced Economies’ Global Start-ups Adapting to Dynamic Competitive Environment in Emerging Markets Through Strategic Experimentation. (Co-authors: Sushil Kumar and Satyasiba Das).
  • Organizational Strategy-Structure-Performance Linkages in an Emerging Economy Context.
  • Innovation Strategy Framework for Generic Competitive Positioning.

Conferences: International

  • Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference (2020), Miami, USA (Online Presentation). Title: Understanding Re-Internationalization Processes from Cases. (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur)
  • Australia & New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference (2020), Sydney, Australia. Title: Understanding Re-Internationalization Processes from Indian Cases. (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur)
  • International Conference on Islamic Finance (2020), HBKU, Qatar. Title: Sustainability and Profitability: Can adherence to ethical principles make decision-making easier?
  • Academy of International Business (AIB) UK & Ireland Chapter Conference (2019), Brighton, UK. Title: Comparison of Mode of Operations during Initial Internationalization and Re-internationalization Phases. (Co-author: Vidya Panicker)
  • Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference (2018), Sao Paulo, Brazil. Title: Re-internationalization v/s Initial Internationalization: Differences in Firm Performance.
  • Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference (2018), Sao Paulo, Brazil. Title: Developed Economies’ Born Globals’ Strategies in Emerging Economies. (Co-authors: Sushil Kumar and Satyasiba Das)
  • 41st European International Business Academy (EIBA) Annual Conference (2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Title: Theorizing the Anatomy of Re-Internationalization Processes from Cases. (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur)
  • Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference (2015), Bengaluru, India. Title: Re-born internationally! Do past antecedents affect performance in re-internationalizing firms? (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur) Joint Doctoral Symposium with Nurnberg University, IIM Ahmedabad, India. Title: Re-internationalization Process in Organizations.
  • 10th Harvard Forum on Islamic Finance, Harvard University, Boston, USA. Title: Financing Developmental Activity and Debt. (Co-author: Syed Mizanur Rahman)

Conferences: National

  • 6th PAN-IIM World Management Conference (2018), IIM Bangalore. Title: Re-Internationalization: How Different it is from Initial Internationalization.
  • 5th PAN-IIM World Management Conference (2017), IIM Lucknow. Title: Innovation Strategy Framework for Generic Competitive Positioning.
  • Academy of International Business India (AIB-India) Conference (2017), Symbiosis International University, Pune. Title: Advanced Economies’ Global Start-ups Adapting to Dynamic Competitive Environment in Emerging Markets Through Strategic Experimentation. (Co-authors: Sushil Kumar and Satyasiba Das)
  • 4th Indian Academy of Management (IAM) Biennial Conference (2015), IIM Lucknow. Title: Re-internationalization: Do firms perform and behave differently than initial internationalization. (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur)
  • 3rd PAN-IIM World Management Conference (2015), IIM Indore. Title: Re-internationalization Performance & Antecedents (Co-author: Ajeet Mathur).
  • 7th IIMA Doctoral Colloquium, IIM Ahmedabad. Title: Re-internationalization Process in Organizations.
  • 6th IIMA Doctoral Colloquium (2013), IIM Ahmedabad. Title: Re-internationalization Process in Organizations: A Study Grounded in Resource-Based View of Management.

Consultancy experience

  • Program Director for 13th Professional Development Training under TEQIP-III (Technical Education Quality Improvement Program), IIM Raipur.
  • Program Director for Dealership Management for Channel Partners of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, IIM Raipur.
  • Consultancy Team member for the Project Title: Just Merge It! (Design of E-Learning Document Management Platform for OCE Group, The Netherlands). Sponsoring Agency: The Service Science Factory, Maastricht University, Netherlands, in association with Oce Group, The Netherlands.

  • Won YES (Young Executive Scholarship) award, worth approx. $10,000, for participating in Program for Advanced Leadership & Management organized by MILE, Saudi Arabia.
  • Scored 98.55 percentile in Common Admission Test (CAT) for IIMs.
  • First Rank in B.Tech – Instrumentation & Control Engineering, University of Calicut.
  • School Topper in Class X (AISSE, CBSE), Ansar English School, Perumpilavu