Prof. Neeta Baporikar

Prof. Neeta Baporikar is currently Director/Professor (Business Management) at the HP-GSB, and heads the EMBA programme. Prior to this she was Head of Scientific Research, at CAS-Salalah, Ministry of Higher Education Sultanate of Oman and Professor (Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship) at IIIT Pune and BITS India.  With more than a decade of experience in industry, consultancy and training, she made a lateral switch to research and academics in 1995.  Prof. Baporikar holds D.Sc. (Management Studies) USA, PhD in Management, University of Pune INDIA with MBA (Distinction) and Law (Hons.) degrees. Apart from this, she is also an External Reviewer for the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority, an Accredited Management Teacher, Qualified Trainer, Doctoral Guide and a Board Member of Academics and Advisory Committee in accredited B-Schools. Reviewer for international journals, she has to her credit 5 PhDs, several refereed research papers and authored books in the area of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management and Higher Education.

Research areas of interest:

Strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, education and knowledge management.


Industry consultancies/projects:

1.     Training and Consultancy for Bhutan German Seed Project at Paro, Bhutan.

2.     Systems and internal audit at Finolex Cables Ltd, Pune.

3.     Office Management Systems and Manuals for Polygraph India Ltd. Kolhapur.

4.     Training and consultancy for SMEs at Delhi, Bangalore and Pune, India.

5.      MBA Programme Review for Arab Open University Oman.

6.     Case Method Workshops at leading Universities and Institutions.

7.     Resource Person for Industrial Associations.

8.     Resource Person for Career Development and Career Planning for Indian School, Salalah, Oman. 


Journal Publications:

  1. Baporikar, N. (2015). 5. Innovation Knowledge Management Nexus. Innovation Management (pp. 85-110). Berlin, Boston: DE GRUYTER.
  2. Baporikar, N. (2015). Knowledge Management in Small and Medium Enterprises. In J. Zhao, P. Ordóñez de Pablos, & R. Tennyson (Eds.) Organizational Innovation and IT Governance in Emerging Economies (pp. 1-20). Hershey, PA: Business Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-7332-8.ch001
  3. Baporikar, N. (2014), Entrepreneurial Education (Process of Creating Entrepreneurs), Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, India, First Edition, ISBN No: 978-93-5142-786-5 
  4. Baporikar, N. (2014). Handbook of Research on Higher Education in the MENA Region: Policy and Practice (pp. 1-527). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6198-1
  5. Baporikar, N. (2014). Youth Entrepreneurship in Indian Scenario. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), 5(2), 74-84. doi:10.4018/ijabim.2014040106