Dr. S. Ainavolu

Dr. S. Ainavolu




Got trained as an engineer specializing in Electronics & Instrumentation from KITS under Kakatiya University, Warangal. Completed Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) majoring in Strategic Management from IIM Calcutta. Totally had twenty years of Industrial and Organizational experience equally with NTPC and Reliance Groups. During the recent three years, have been holding academic position as Associate Professor with NMIMS University in Mumbai, in the area of Strategy.

Doctoral thesis titled “"Effect of Business Group and Industry Affiliation on Firm Performance" examined performance effects on Indian Business Group affiliated firms over the period 1995-2006. Study attempted variance decomposition of the performance of Indian business group affiliated firms and determines various effects on their performance in terms of macro-economic influences, industry, corporate-parent and the company effect.

Taught the core courses of Industry & Competitive Landscape Analysis, Strategy Formulation, Strategy Implementation. Developed and taught second year MBA electives of Strategy, Value Creation & Management (SVCM) and Strategy for Core-sector Companies (SMCC).  Also taught first year courses of CSR and Business Ethics and compulsory Doctoral Strategy course.

Completed Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) from IIM Calcutta and B.Tech. from KITS under Kakatiya University, Warangal.