I am Associate Professor in the Discipline of International Business and the Chair of Discipline of International Business at the University of Sydney Business School (USBS). I am also the Director of the Emerging Market Internationalization Research Group (EMIRG) at USBS. Prior to joining University of Sydney, I was Assistant Professor (2004-09) in the Department of Management at Bocconi University, Italy. I have been a Visiting Scholar (2008-09) at the Global Projects Center (earlier CRGP), Stanford University and theJohn H. Dunning Fellow (2012-13) at Henley Business School, University of Reading.

My research interest is in exploring the unique attributes of India, one of the rapidly growing emerging markets, in terms of its implication on firm strategy and organization. I have co-guest edited special issues on topics related to emerging markets in the International Studies of Management & Organization (2016 – Global Strategies for an Emergent India); Management International Review (2015 – Leveraging India: Strategies for Global Competitiveness); International Finance Review (2014 – Emerging Market Firms in the Global Economy); and the Journal of International Management (2013 – Emerging Market Firm Competitiveness: Internationalization, Innovation and Institutions).  I have also co-guest edited a special issue in the Journal of Management Studies (2010)  and a book published by Cambridge University Press on the topic of “Outsourcing and Offshoring“. I am on the Editorial Review Boards of JWB, JMS, GSJ, MIR and TIBR, I was Associate Program Chair for the Strategic Management Society special conference on “Strategic Management in the Asian Century” in Sydney on 6-8 December, 2014.

You can view my Google Scholar page for a quick look at my research publications.

At present I am co-guest editing a special issue in the Journal of World Business on “Business Group Affiliation and Internationalization”. I am the Conference Chair for the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) meetings to be held on 17-19 February 2016 at the University of Sydney.

You can contact me at  Email: kvikas21@gmail.com; Ph. + 61 4 2415 8011 Twitter: @kvikas21