Pranav Garg

School: School of Business
Building: Babbio Center
Room: 412
Phone: 201-216-3406

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA
PhD in Business Administration; Specialization in Strategy; 2006-2012 

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India      
Post Graduate Diploma in Management; 2000-2002 

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany
Student Exchange Program from IIM Bangalore, 2001

Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, India
Bachelor of Arts (Honors); Specialization in Economics; 1997-2000

General Information

Pranav's research interests include human capital, micro-foundations of strategy, organizational learning, and organization design. His work has been published in Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal. He has taught strategy courses in BBA, MBA, and doctoral programs. Before pursuing his doctorate, he worked in the sales and marketing function at Unilever's Indian subsidiary.


School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Strategy, 2018-Present 

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore      
Assistant Professor, Strategy Area, 2013-2018

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Lecturer, Strategy Area, 2012-2013

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore      
Research Assistant, Strategy Area, 2005-2006

Hindustan Unilever Limited
Area Sales and Customer Manager (2003-2005) and Management Trainee (2002-2003)

Professional Service

Member, Editorial Board, Strategic Management Journal 

Ad-hoc Reviewer (Management Science, Organization Science, AOM Annual Meeting, and SMS Annual Conference)

Honors & Awards
  1. Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management (STR) Division, AOM Annual Meeting, 2018
  2. Winner, Best Conference Paper, Strategic Human Capital Group, SMS Annual Conference, 2016
  3. Young Faculty Research Chair, IIM Bangalore, 2015-2016
  4. Distinguished Paper Award, Strategic Management (STR) Division, AOM Annual Meeting, 2015
  5. Class of ’86 Faculty Fellow, IIM Bangalore, 2013-2015
Professional Societies

Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society

Selected Publications
  1. Garg, P. and M. Zhao. (2018). "Knowledge sourcing by multidivisional firms", Strategic Management Journal, 39 (13), 3326-3354.
  2. Chen, J. and P. Garg. (2018). "Dancing with the stars: Benefits of a star employee's temporary absence for organizational performance", Strategic Management Journal, 39 (5), 1239-1267.
  3. Ethiraj, S.K. and P. Garg. (2012). "The division of gains from complementarities in human-capital-intensive activity", Organization Science, 23 (3), 725-742.
  • BT 301 Introduction to Strategy
  • BT 401 Advanced Strategy
  • MGT 699 Strategic Management