Dr. Manzoor Ul Akram is an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Business School (JGBS). He is a Ph.D from Indian Institute of Management Rohtak in strategic management area. The focus of his thesis is family firm innovation. He specifically looks at innovation in these firms through the lens of new institutional economics and agency theory perspectives as well as understanding their open innovation behaviours.
His research interests include family business entrepreneurship, innovation in SMEs, internationalization, and social innovation among others. He has published research papers in peer-reviewed international journals such International Journal of Knowledge Management, International Journal of Innovation Management and Vine Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems. His research works have been accepted for presentation at reputed conferences like Academy of Management (AOM), British Academy of Management (BAM) and PANIIM World Management conference. He also provides reviewing services at several leading journals.