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Parimal-Merchant

PARIMAL MERCHANT

Director – Global Family Managed Business Program

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Education

  • PhD, BITS, Pilani, India (2018)
  • ICWAI, AICWAI, India (1982)
  • BGL, University of Mumbai, India (1982)
  • BCom, University of Mumbai, India (1980)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • General Management – Managing for Results
  • General Management – Managing Family Dynamics
  • Finance – Managing Working Capital
  • Cost and Management Accounting
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Teaching in MBA programs for 27 years with a focus on Management for Family Managed Businesses
  • Director – Global Family Managed Business Program, SP Jain School of Global Management (November 2014 – Present)
  • Director – Family Managed Business, SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, India (1992 –September 2014)

Corporate experience

  • Manager, Sushil Finance Consultants (1986-1992)
  • Consultant, Shrikant Consultants (1982-1986)
  • The Role of Quality of Relations in Succession Planning of Family Businesses in India
    Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB), Printed in Vol. 4 no. 3 on the date of August 30, 2017, Print ISSN: 2288-4637
  • Factors Influencing Family Business Continuity in the Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
    Journal of Family and Economic Issues (JFEI), Printed in Vol.39 no.2 in June 2018. Print ISSN: 1058-0476, DOI: 10.1007/s10834-017-9562-3

Research Interests

  • Family Managed Business in Asian context

Conference Presentations

  • Family Business continuity concerns in the Indian SME segment
    International conference on Evidence Based Management 2017 (ICEBM), BITS, Pilani, India, March 2017, Adjudged as the best paper in the Strategy section

Awards & Recognition

  • Received Best Teacher Award for outstanding contribution to teaching and education (Family Business Management Education) from Higher Education Forum, India in September 2014