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NARAYAN Somendra

PhD, Management, Strategy

Somendra Narayan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at NEOMA Business School. He teaching focus incorporates business models and disruptive strategies, innovation management and entrepreneurship. His research lies at the intersection of technology, management, and policy. His research includes work on strategic decision-making, business model innovation, digital transformation, and industry 4.0. He also conducts research into institutional innovation, social enterprises, informal markets, and bottom-of-the-pyramid markets. His work has been published in top journal that feature in the FT-50 list such as the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Business Ethics. He has an engineering background with experience management of technology and business model redesign.

Areas of research

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Social Innovation
  • Emerging Markets

Recent academic contributions

  • LASHITEW, A. A., S.NARAYAN, E.ROSCA, L.BALS, "Creating Social Value for the ‘Base of the Pyramid’: An Integrative Review and Research Agenda", Journal of Business Ethics, January 2021
    DOI : 10.1007/s10551-020-04710-2
  • NARAYAN, S., J. S.SIDHU, H. W.VOLBERDA, "From attention to action: The influence of cognitive and ideological diversity in top management teams on business model innovation", Journal of Management Studies, November 2020
    DOI : 10.1111/joms.12668
  • NARAYAN, S., C.BADEN-FULLER, J.SIDHU, H.VOLBERDA, "Do industry outsiders’ business model schemas differ from those of insiders? A cognitive mapping approach" in Business Models and Cognition., Ed., Emerald Book Series, 2020

Academic Journals

  • LASHITEW, A. A., S.NARAYAN, E.ROSCA, L.BALS, "Creating Social Value for the ‘Base of the Pyramid’: An Integrative Review and Research Agenda", Journal of Business Ethics, January 2021
    DOI : 10.1007/s10551-020-04710-2
  • NARAYAN, S., J. S.SIDHU, H. W.VOLBERDA, "From attention to action: The influence of cognitive and ideological diversity in top management teams on business model innovation", Journal of Management Studies, November 2020
    DOI : 10.1111/joms.12668
  • NARAYAN, S., H. W.VOLBERDA, "Understanding Managerial Antecedents of Business Model Innovation", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2017, vol. 2017, no. 1, pp. 16573
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.16573abstract

Book chapter

  • NARAYAN, S., C.BADEN-FULLER, J.SIDHU, H.VOLBERDA, "Do industry outsiders’ business model schemas differ from those of insiders? A cognitive mapping approach" in Business Models and Cognition., Ed., Emerald Book Series, 2020

Academic conferences

  • NARAYAN, S., "Understanding Managerial Antecedents of Business Model Innovation: Structural Interdependence Moderating Upper Echelon Predictions" in European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, 2017, United Kingdom
  • NARAYAN, S., "Managerial Antecedents of Business Model Innovation" in Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, 2016, Berlin, Germany
  • NARAYAN, S., "Heterogeneity in top managers’ acquired mental models, top management interdependence and Business Model Innovation: A cognitive approach" in Business Model Innovation Nano-conference at the Rotterdam School of Management,, 2016, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • NARAYAN, S., "Interdependent top managers and business model innovation: The moderating effect of structural interdependence on upper echelon predictions" in European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, 2016, Naples, Italy

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