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Prof. Vinod Thakur

Prof. Vinod Thakur

PhD, IIM Lucknow; MBA, Symbiosis International University; B Tech, Kurukshetra University


Contact: 011-41242488

Total Years of Experience

9 Years 1 Month

Brief description of Experience

He is a PhD from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow. He has done his doctoral dissertation on family businesses with a focus on family governance. Prior to his PhD, he has professional work experience of more than nine years while working on long-term assignments in India, Middle East, and Africa. He has been associated with firms such as KPMG, EY, Protiviti, and Genpact to assist clients through various consulting assignments on business risk management.

Research Interest Areas

Family Business, Internationalization, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Entrepreneurship

Consulting Interest Areas

Family Business Governance, Business Risk Management, Project Management

Selected Publications

1) Fuad, M., Thakur, V., & Sinha, A. K. (2021). Entry Timing as a Mixed Gamble in Cross-border Acquisition Waves: A study of Family Firms. Family Business Review 34(3), 323–341.
2) Thakur, V., & Sinha, S. (2020). Influence of family socio-emotional wealth on strategic decision making in Indian family firms. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 13(2), 153–172.
3) Sinha, Sabyasachi & Thakur, Vinod (2020). Vijay Sales: The millennial conundrum. Ivey Publishing (Case: 9B20M202, Teaching Note: 9B20M202)
4) Sinha, Sabyasachi & Thakur, Vinod (2020). Shubham Goldiee Masale Private Limited: Consolidate or Expand? Ivey Publishing (Case: 9B20M080, Teaching Note: 8B20M080)

Executive Education/MDPs

FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.