• Asia Programs Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA(2009-2011).

  • He is pioneer in explaining strategy using humour through first of its kind book on strategy in the world titled ‘Strategic Humour: Democratising Strategy’. It is highly appreciated by CEOs and CEOs find it hilarious, incisive, applicable and a must read.  Through his concept of strategic humour he is able to bring disruptive innovation in the concept of strategy and democratise strategy.

  • Awarded Education Excellence Award for Best Professor in Strategy in India by ASSOCHAM ( The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India; Oldest, Leading, largest and Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India) and Education Post.

  • He is ranked jointly number one in average research productivity among management faculty (including IIMs/IITs/ISB) in India for research output from 1968 to 2014 [By study of Prof Ramdhar Singh of IIM Banglore and others in 2015].

  • Ranked globally # 3 for number of research publications on India in area of business management for 1960-2010 in ISI Web of Science databases (the global leading impact factor based journal database) by a research study in an international journal of repute.

  • On advisory board of more than 100 international research journals¸ professional bodies and conferences consisting of leading international academicians¸ industry leaders and policy makers.

  • Visiting Fellowship, R. H. Smith School of Business¸ University of Maryland (Maryland¸ USA).

  • Best Research Professor award number of times.