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Visiting Professor

Dr. Azhar Kazmi


Dr. Azhar Kazmi teaches courses in strategic management and general management. He has wide experience of teaching MBA students in India, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. He is the author of the popular text titled ‘Strategic Management’, published by McGraw-Hill, which is in its fourth edition. His research interests are in the area of strategic management in developing and emerging economies.

A mechanical engineer, Dr. Kazmi has MBA and Ph.D. in management. He also trains and consults in the area of management and has extensive experience in educational administration. A Salzburg Fellow from Austria, he is a member and chair holder at various academic and professional associations. He serves as member on advisory boards and as reviewer with several journals.


PhD in Management, Kurukshetra University, India
MBA, Major, University of Rajasthan, India
BE (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Science & Technology, Pilani, India


Strategic Management
General Management

Recent Research

Azhar Kazmi & Adela Kazmi (2015) (2015). Strategic Management (4th edition) New Delhi: McGraw-Hill Education.

Adela Kazmi & Azhar Kazmi (2015). Women in management in India: A review of literature and identification of research issues. Indira Management Review, IX (2), 32-48.

Adela Kazmi & Azhar Kazmi (2014). Some pointers to current research agenda in gender in management. International Journal of Business Management & Research, 4 (1), 33-37.

Kazmi, Azhar & Ahmed, Abdul Khaliq, 2013, Managing from Islamic Perspectives: Some Preliminary findings from Malaysian Muslim-managed Organizations, European Journal of Business & Management, 5 (11), 10-16.

S. Singh; A. Kazmi; R.D. Pathak; H. Shee; and D. Parker, 2013, Interplay between entrepreneurial characteristics, organizational structure, corporate culture and SME performance: Empirical results from Fiji Islands, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 18(2), 229-246.

S. M. Al Ghamdi, Azhar Kazmi & M.S. Banaemah, 2011, Corporate Management of Productivity in Private Sector Firms Across Saudi Arabia, Journal of Global Business Advancement, 4(2), 118- 141.

Azhar Kazmi, 2008, A Proposed Framework for Strategy Implementation in the Indian Context, Management Decision, 46(10), 1564-1581.

Azhar Kazmi, 2008, Towards a Model of Strategy Implementation for Organisations in Developing Economies, Independent Business Review, 1(1), 48-63.

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