16 Apr 2018 19:50 IST

Assistant prof at IMI-K wins researcher award

Dr Rituparna Basu receives AIMS International Woman Management Researcher Award 2018 in IMT Ghaziabad BL on Campus

Dr Rituparna Basu was bestowed with AIMS International Woman Management Researcher Award

Dr Rituparna Basu, Assistant Professor in the area of marketing, retail and entrepreneurship at the International Management Institute (IMI) Kolkata, has received the ‘AIMS International Woman Management Researcher Award - 2018’ for her contribution towards management research.

The award ceremony was recently held at IMT Ghaziabad. Basu was felicitated by the Director of the institute and members of AIMS International. Other categories of teaching and research from institutes such as IIM-C, IIM-Indore, BITS-Pilani, and NITIE Mumbai, were also recognised.

Basu, a PhD from IIT Kharagpur, has more than 30 published academic articles to her credit. Her papers have been featured in international journals published by the likes of Emerald, Elsevier, Sage and Taylor & Francis. She has also authored several case studies indexed in Harvard Business Publishing.

Prior to this award, she had received several other accolades and recognitions — she won the ISB-IVEY Global case competition 2017 (beating 100 well-written case entries from renowned institutes such as the IIMs, XLRI and IITs in India, and other reputed B-schools in Malaysia, Netherlands and the US); the AIMS-IRMA Young Woman Management Teacher Award 2016; Venus International Foundation’s Outstanding Woman Management Researcher Award 2017. She is also nominated in Sanmarg Aparajita 2018 as a ‘Young Achiever in the Education Category’.

Professor Arindam Banik, Director of IMI Kolkata said, “Research is one of the most important determinants of new age teaching and learning, and I feel Dr Basu’s achievements and contribution, as a researcher, would go a long way in shaping young minds at IMI Kolkata.”

Acknowledging the words of appreciation, Dr Basu said, “I am privileged to be a part of IMI Kolkata family. I feel recognitions like this offer a renewed focus and encourage us to contribute to contemporary management research in a more significant way. The idea is to make a mark at a global scale and in turn, make learning more relevant for the future pool of global managers at B-schools.”

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