Dr. Ajay Kumar Singhal Dr. Ajay Kumar Singhal
Associate Professor
Ph.D, IIM Lucknow
Strategic Management

Ajay Kumar Singal is Associate Professor of Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Head of International Relations. He is a fellow (Doctorate) in Strategic Management from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has over 6 years’ experience in research and teaching. Prior to that he has worked for 16 years in the various industry verticals – Petrochemicals, Logistics, Steel, e-Commerce (in USA).
His research focuses on Corporate Strategies in Vulnerable firms; Internationalization; Strategies of Emerging Markets Multinationals; Business Innovations and Growth. He has published in top tier journals such as Journal of Business Strategy, Strategic Change, and presented at reputed peer-reviewed academy conferences.
He teaches courses such as Business Strategy, International Strategy, Strategic Alliances, and Strategic Management of Innovations & Technology for graduate and executive MBA students.

  • Phone: +971 4 4227244 Ext.153
  • Email: ajay@imtdubai.ac.ae
  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/ajayksingal

 

  • Mapping Vulnerability: how emerging markets respond to multinationals. Arun K Jain, Ajay K Singal.Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 35 No. 6, pp. 41-48. 2014.
  • Emerging Market Firms: Measuring Their Success with Strategic Positioning Maps. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 35 No. 1, pp. 20-28. 2014.
  • An empirical examination of the influence of corporate vision on internationalization. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain.Strategic Change,Vol. 22 No. 5/6, pp. 243-257. 2013.
  • Outward FDI trends from India – Emerging MNCs & strategic issues. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain.International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 7 No. 4, pp. 443-456. 2012.
  • Degree of Internationalization & Old Economy Firms in Indian Context – A Perspective. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. In M. Marinov, S. Marinova (Eds.) Impacts of Emerging Economies and Firms on International Business(pp. 107-125). Palgrave Macmillan. 2012.
  • Strategic Positioning Choices for Indian Businesses: Beyond Jugaad into the Next Orbit. Arun K Jain, Ajay K Singal. In Subir Verma (Ed.)Towards the Next Orbit: Corporate Odyssey(pp. 39-54). SAGE. 2010
  • Role of Relative Resources and Fitness in Defining Firm Vulnerability. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of Southern Management Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov 5-9, 2013.
  • The relationship between internationalization and performance of mid-size Indian firms – The role of family control. Faisal M Ahsan, Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Proceedings of 55th Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-6, 2013.
  • A conceptual positioning matrix for firms in developing countries: A case of India. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Proceedings of 54th Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Washington DC. Jun 30-Jul 3, 2012.
  • Towards new understanding of degree of internationalization in Indian context. Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Proceedings of 53rd Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Nagoya, Japan, June 24-28, 2011.
  • Degree of internationalization ofIndian firms – A fresh approach to theory building. Manish B Ganvir, Ajay K Singal, Arun K Jain. Proceedings of 71st Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, San Antonio, USA, August 12-16, 2011.

  • Jain, Arun K., & Singal, Ajay K. (2014) Mapping Vulnerability: how emerging markets respond to multinationals,Journal of Business Strategy, 35(6), 41-48.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, A. K. (2014) Emerging Market Firms: Measuring Their Success with Strategic Positioning Maps, Journal of Business Strategy, 35(1), 20-28.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, A. K. (2013). An empirical examination of the influence of corporate vision on internationalization,Strategic Change,22(5/6), 243-257.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, A. K. (2012). Outward FDI trends from India – Emerging MNCs & strategic issues,International Journal of Emerging Markets, 7(4), 443-456.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. (2012). Degree of Internationalization & Old Economy Firms in Indian Context – A Perspective. In M. Marinov, S. Marinova (Eds.) Impacts of Emerging Economies and Firms on International Business(pp. 107-125). Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Jain, A. K., & Singal, Ajay. (2010). Strategic Positioning Choices for Indian Businesses: Beyond Jugaad into the Next Orbit. In Subir Verma (Ed.)Towards the Next Orbit: Corporate Odyssey(pp. 39-54). SAGE.

  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. Role of Relative Resources and Fitness in Defining Firm Vulnerability,Proceedings of Annual Meeting of Southern Management Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov 5-9, 2013.
  • Ahsan, Faisal M., Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. The relationship between internationalization and performance of mid-size Indian firms – The role of family control. Proceedings of 55th Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-6, 2013.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. A conceptual positioning matrix for firms in developing countries: A case of India. Proceedings of 54th Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Washington DC. Jun 30-Jul 3, 2012.
  • Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. Towards new understanding of degree of internationalization in Indian context. Proceedings of 53rd Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Nagoya Japan, June 24-28, 2011.
  • Ganvir, Manish B., Singal, Ajay K., & Jain, Arun K. Degree of internationalization ofIndian firms – A fresh approach to theory building. Proceedings of 71st Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, San Antonio, USA, August 12-16, 2011.