Surender Munjal

Surender Munjal

Associate Professor of International Business
Director, James E. Lynch India and South Asia Business Centre, Centre for International Business, University of Leeds

Email:
smu@lubs.leeds.ac.uk
Telephone:
+ 44 (0) 113 343 8080
Categories:
Academic, International Business, Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL)
Location:
Room G.19, 14-20 Cromer Terrace
Profile

Qualifications

Ph.D. (International Business), University of Leeds, UK
M.Phil. (Marketing), University of Delhi, India
M. Com. (Finance), University of Delhi, India
PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching, University of Leeds, UK
Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Cost and Management Accountant, Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India
Faculty development program in International Business, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Dr Surender Munjal is a Associate Professor of International Business, and the director of the James E. Lynch India and South-Asia Business Centre. Prior to joining the University of Leeds, he worked as a senior lecturer at the University of Delhi, India.

He has taught at various levels, including executive development programmes, and has won various accolades for learning and teaching, such as the 'Dean’s Award for Excellence.

His research primarily focuses on India and Indian multinational enterprises. He has won various awards for his research at various academic forums. His research has attracted research grants and media attention.
Dr Munjal is on the reviewing panels of the Economic and Social Research Council, UK and the Commonwealth. He regularly disseminates his research to government departments, supranational organisations, and business associations. He is consulted by multinational enterprises and non-government organisations. He has served on the board of governors of St. Peter's Church of England School, Leeds.

Research

Dr Surender Munjal is the Director of the James E. Lynch India and South-Asia Business Centre, Centre for International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL). His primary research interest lies in the following areas:

1. Merger and acquisitions strategies of emerging country multinational enterprises
2. Internationalisation of multinational enterprises in and out of emerging markets
3. Consumer behaviour in emerging markets
4. Headquarter-subsidiary relationships

He has won several accolades in research. In 2016, his work was nominated for the best paper award at the Academy of International Business conference held at New Orleans, USA. In 2015, he won the best paper award at the Academy of International Business conference held at Bengaluru, India. In 2014, he was nominated for the Buckley and Casson best dissertation award by the Academy of International Business, and for the ITC-Emerald best dissertation award by the Academy of Management. He won the best paper award in 'Leveraging India: Strategies for Global Competitiveness' conference jointly hosted by the University of Sydney and the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, in 2012.

His research work has attracted a grant by the Commonwealth Secretariat (London), and the attention of Reuters (UK), who interviewed him to discuss the internationalisation strategies of Indian MNEs.
Dr Munjal regularly disseminates his research to government departments, supranational organisations, and business associations, primarily the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, the UK government and the Indian government.

He is an active member of the Academy of International Business (AIB), European International Business Academy (EIBA), and the British Academy of Management (BAM). He is the secretary of the Indian Academy of Management (INDAOM) for 2016-18.

Dr Munjal is a member of the Royal Commonwealth Society and sits on the panel of reviewers for the Commonwealth scholarship.

He is also a member of the ESRC’s peer review college.

Teaching

Dr Surender Munjal has rich experience in teaching and learning. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He teaches at various levels, including executive training programmes, at various universities and institutions around the world. He has won various accolades for excellence in teaching, such as the Best Tutor Award, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Best Faculty Award. He was nominated for the Leeds University Union’s Partnership Award in the ‘Inspirational Teaching’ Category.

He is the module leader for LUBS 5267 ‘International Business Theory’.

Publications

Journal articles:

1. Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Multinational Enterprises: Multiple-Embeddedness in Host and Home Country (with Buckley, P. J.), forthcoming in British Journal of Management Studies (ABS 4*) – Principal Author

2. Managing Yopatriates: A longitudinal study of Generation Y Expatriates in an Indian Multinational Corporation (with Pereira, V., Malik, A. and Howe-Walsh, L.), forthcoming in Journal of International Management (ABS 3*)

3. Country Linkages and Firm Internationalisation: Indian MNEs within Economic-Political Alliances of Nations (with Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P. and Forsans N.), forthcoming in Cambridge Journal of Economics (ABS 3*) – Principal Author

4. Outsourcing and Offshoring Decision Making and its Implications for the firm (with Pereira, V. E. and Ishizaka, A.), forthcoming in Journal of Business Research (ABS 3*)  – Principal Author

5. The Role of Experiential and Non-experiential Knowledge in Cross-border Acquisitions: The Case of Indian Multinational Enterprises, Journal of World Business (ABS 4*), 51(5), 675–685, (with Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P. and Forsans N.) – Principal Author

6. The Institutional Influence on the Location Strategies of Multinational Enterprises from Emerging Economies: Evidence from China’s Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, Management and Organisation Review (ABS 3*), 12(3), 425-448, (with Buckley, P., Yu, P., Liu, Q., Munjal, S. and Tao, P.)

7. Cross-border Acquisitions by Indian Multinationals: Asset Exploitation or Asset Augmentation? International Business Review (ABS 3*), 2016, 25(4), 986-996 (with Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P. and Forsans, N.) – Principal Author

8. Do foreign resources assist or impede internationalisation? Evidence from internationalisation of Indian multinational enterprises, International Business Review (ABS 3*), 2016, 25(1), 130-140 (with Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P. and Forsans, N.) – Principal Author

9. The Influence of Host-Source Country Linkages in Explaining Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Firms, International Business Review (ABS 3*), 2012, 21(5), 878-890, (with Buckley, P. J. and Forsans N.) – Principal Author

10. Reverse Dependency: A Longitudinal Case Study Investigation into Headquarter-Subsidiary Relationship in the Context of an Emerging Country, International Studies of Management and Organization (ABS 2*), 2016, 46(1), 50-62 (with Pereira, V. E. and Nandakumar, M. K.)

11. Opportunities and Challenges for Multiple-embeddedness through Mergers and Acquisitions in Emerging Economies, Journal of Organizational Change Management (ABS 2*), 2015, 28(5), 817-831 (with Pereira, V. E) – Principal Author

12. Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Multinational Enterprises: Testing and Extending Internationalisation Frameworks, AIB Insights, 2014, 14(3), 21- 23 – Principal Author

13. Brand Loyalty Correlates: A study of fast moving consumer goods, Abhigyan, 2003, vol. 22(3), (with Verma, D. P. S) – Principal Author

Edited book:

1. Human Capital and Innovation: Examining the Role of Globalisation, Palgrave Studies in Global Human Capital Management, Palgrave Series in Global Human Capital Management. London: Palgrave Macmillan. (Edited with S. Kundu), forthcoming in 2016 Autumn. ISBN: 978-1-137-56560-0.  

2. Human capital in the Indian IT / BPO industry, Palgrave Series in Global Human Capital Management. London: Palgrave Macmillan. (Edited with S. Kundu, V. Pereira, A. Malik), 2015.  ISBN: 978-1-137-48150-4

Research reports:

1. Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Mario, K. Voss, H., Munjal, S. (2014) Trade and Economic Relations with China: Perspectives from the Commonwealth, February 2014.

2. Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Forsans, N. (2011) Benefitting from the Commonwealth- The case of Indian MNEs, A research report for the Commonwealth Secretariat, August 2011.

Paper presentations (recent):

1. Workforce Intelligence Planning and the Wider Enterprise: The Case of UK and India, 76th Annual Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, USA, August 2016.

2. Sourcing technology through inward licensing: the contingent effect of internal knowledge and resource endowment on financial performance, 57th Annual Academy of International Business Conference, New Orleans, USA, June 2016.

3. Sourcing technology through inward licensing: the contingent effect of internal knowledge and resource endowment on financial performance, 41st Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter annual conference, Birkbeck College, London, March 2016.

4. Institutional Influence in a Fast-Changing Global Business Environment: The case of India, Panel Discussion, 3rd PAN IIM World Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management Indore, December 2015.

5. Innovating in Emerging Markets: Understanding National Business Systems, 75th Annual Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.

6. Institutions, Internationalisation and Emerging Markets, PDW, 29th British Academy of Management Conference, Portsmouth September 2015.

7. The Institutional Influence on the Location Strategies of Multinational Enterprises from Emerging Economies: Evidence from China’s Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, 57th Annual Academy of International Business Conference, Bengaluru, India, June 2015.

8. Opportunities and Challenges for Multiple-embeddedness through Mergers and Acquisitions in Emerging Economies, 57th Annual Academy of International Business Conference, Bengaluru, India, June 2015.

9. Institution and Location Strategies of EMNEs: Evidence from China’s Cross-border Merger and Acquisitions, 42nd Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, March, 2015.

10. Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Multinational Enterprises: Testing and Extending Internationalisation Frameworks, 74th Annual Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, USA, August 2014.

11. Reverse Asset Augmentation and Knowledge Transfer: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry in India, 56th Annual Academy of International Business Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 2014.

12. Do Foreign Resources Impede or Assist Internationalisation? Evidence from Internationalisation of Indian Multinational Enterprises, 41st Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter annual conference, University of York, York, March, 2014.

13. Role of Country Alliances in Reducing Transaction Costs in Internationalisation of Indian Multinational Enterprise, 55th Annual Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013.

14. Institutions and International Entrepreneurship of Indian Multinational Enterprises in Africa, COST Action conference, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy, May, 2013

15. Impact of Home-Host Country Linkages in Reducing Transaction Costs of internationalisation, 4th IB conference at John Dunning Centre of International Business, University of Reading, UK, April, 2013

16. Impact of Home-Host Country Linkages in Reducing Transaction Costs of internationalisation, paper presented, 40th  Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter annual conference, University of Aston, Birmingham, March, 2013

17. Impact of Home-Host Country Linkages in Reducing Transaction Costs of internationalisation, paper presented,   Academy of International Business, 38th European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, Sussex, UK, December 2012

18. Managing Human and Institutional Resources within the Changing Indian Business Landscape: Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry in India,   3rd Indian Academy of International Business Conference, Kozhikode, India, December 2012.

19. Internationalisation of the Emerging Country Multinational Enterprise: Role of Foreign Resources and Learning, 3rd Indian Academy of International Business Conference, Kozhikode, India, December 2012.

20. Managing Human and Institutional Resources within the Changing Indian Business Landscape: Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry in India,   Academy of International Business, 38th European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, Sussex, UK, December 2012.

21. Foreign Acquisitions by Emerging country Multinationals: Asset Exploitation or Asset Augmentation, 26th Annual British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Birmingham, September 2012.

22. Internationalisation of the Emerging Country Multinational Enterprise: Role of Foreign Resources and Learning, World University Network (WUN) conference, University of Bergen, Norway, September 2012.

23. Foreign Acquisitions by Emerging country Multinationals: Asset Exploitation or Asset Augmentation, 54th Annual Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Washington, USA, June 2012.

24. Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Multinational Enterprises: Multiple-Embeddedness in Host and Home Country, Leveraging India conference, Sydney university business School, Sydney, April 2012.

25. Country Linkages and Firm Internationalisation: Indian MNEs within the Economic-Political Alliances between Nations, 39th Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter annual conference, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, March, 2012.

26. Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Multinational Enterprises- The Role of Source and Host Country Location Specific Determinants,   2nd Indian Academy of Management and Indian Academy of International Business Conference, Bangalore, India, December 2011.

27. Country Linkages and Firm Internationalisation- A Case of Indian MNEs within the Economic-political Alliances of Nations,   37th European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, Bucharest, Romania, December 2011.

28. Internationalisation Drivers of Resource Based View: A Case of Foreign Acquisitions by Indian MNEs, 37th European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, Bucharest, Romania, December 2011.

29. Internationalisation Drivers of Resource Based View: A Case of Foreign Acquisitions by Indian MNEs, 25th Annual British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Birmingham, September 2011.

30. Internationalisation Drivers of Resource Based View: A case of foreign acquisitions by Indian MNEs, 53rd Annual Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Nagoya, Japan, June 2011.

31. Resource Based View of Determinant of Foreign Acquisitions, Academy of International Business, 38th UK and Ireland chapter annual conference, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, April, 2011.

32. Resource Based View of Determinant of Foreign Acquisitions, Poster presented in 3rd IB conference at John Dunning Centre of International Business, University of Reading, UK, March, 2011.

Newspaper and magazine articles:

1. Flash in PAN, Consumer Voice, December 2006

2. Capital Account Convertibility, Consumer Voice, October 2006

3. Indian Stock Market: Erratic Movements, Consumer Voice, September 2006

4. Income Tax Implications of TV game shows, Indian Express, 10th March 2001

Text books and chapters:

1. Internationalisation of Indian Pharmaceutical Multinationals. In P. J. Buckley, & P. Ghauri (Eds.), International Business and Strategy: Cases and readings: 641-648. London: Routledge. 2015

2. Alibaba.com: Using Wheels of Globalisation to Grow,  In C. W. L. Hill (Ed.), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place: 2-3,  New York: McGraw Hill. 2012

3. India Shining, p. 18, In C. W. L. Hill (Ed.), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place: 18. New York: McGraw Hill. 2012

4. Bharti Airtel: Making Mobile Telecommunication Affordable, In C. W. L. Hill (Ed.), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place: 22. New York: McGraw Hill. 2012

5. Multiple Accounting Languages, In C. W. L. Hill (Ed.), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place: 642-643. New York: McGraw Hill. 2012

6. Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Sudan. In C. W. L. Hill (Ed.), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place: 653. New York: McGraw Hill. 2012

7. Capital Gains, Chapter 8, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of  Delhi, Press. 2007

8. Income from other sources, Chapter 9, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

9. Computation and Assessment of Individual and Firms, Chapter 13, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

10. Assessment Procedure, Chapter 14, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

11. Tax Deducted at Source, Chapter 15, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

12. Advance Tax, Chapter 16, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

13. Central Excise Law, Chapter 19, Tax Management, an online text book for BA Programme, Delhi: University of Delhi Press. 2007

14. Workbook on Income Tax, A text book for the undergraduate courses of University of Delhi, 5th edition, Self: Delhi. 2007

15. Macro Economics, A text book for the undergraduate courses of University of Delhi, Self: Delhi. 2003

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