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Dr. Pai has about 24 years of work experience. He has conducted research in the field of Strategic Management (guided 3 Ph. D scholars successfully, completed an ICSSR, New Delhi funded research project and published several research papers). His publications, which number around 70, have appeared in refereed journals (Decision-IIMC, Management Review-IIMB, Vikalpa-IIMA, Productivity-NPC, etc), business magazines (Commerce, Effective Executive, Marketing Mastermind, etc) and national business news papers (The Economic Times, Business Line, etc).

His experience in Management teaching is in the areas of Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, International Business, Organization Structure and Design and Management Control Systems. Institutions he has served include state universities ‚Äď Gulbarga University & Manipur University, private institutions TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal, ICFAI Business School, & ICFAI Institute for Management Teachers, Hyderabad and government ‚Äď Royal Govt. of Bhutan. He has taught at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes.

Dr. Pai has also been actively involved in designing, developing and delivering executive education programmes for many organizations. Some of the organisations include private sector companies - Jindal Vijaynagar Steels, Hi-Tech Carbon of AV Birla group, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, Satyam Ltd. etc, cooperative organisation ‚Äď Karnataka Milk Federation, and Govt. department ‚Äď Dept. of Posts GOI.

He has also undertaken a consulting assignment (Centre for Good Governance, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh).

He has held academic administrative positions (Dean, Associate Dean, MDP Coordinator, etc) and have managed events (Marketing fairs christened 'Brand Scan' and 'Trend Tracking'). During his tenure as Dean he has visited various countries abroad including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Thailand and Malaysia