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Minu Mehta

Economics, General Management, Creativity and Innovation

Ph.D Economics,MA Economics
Areas of Interest
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Creativity and Innovation
Association with Institution
Date of Joining
May 14, 2007

Work Experience :

  • 1993 to 2007 Senior Lecturer at DAV College, Mumbai
  • 2007 onwards Professor at IESMCRC, Mumbai

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Research Output :

Papers Presented - National :
  • Human Rights Education: Where and How? presented at the Global Educational Conference on Culture of Peace and Non-violence organized by HMV College, Jalandhar, Punjab, 19th-21st December, 2002.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, presented at the State Level Seminar on Business Ethics, organized by DAV College, Mumbai, 22nd February, 2003.
  • Working Towards a Culture of Peace, presented at the International Conference on Love and Religion- Fountainheads of Peace, organized by HMV College, Jalandhar, Punjab, 9th-10th March, 2007.
  • Entrepreneurship and Empowerment of Women:  How and Why? presented at International Conference on Empowerment of Women, CHM College of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management, Ulhasnagar, District: Thane, from 29th and 30th September, 2007
  • Promoting Entrepreneurial Culture in India through Reorientation of School Education presented at Central India Management Conclave 2008, Central Institute of Business Management Research and Development, Nagpur, from 24th and 25th January, 2008.
  • e-Scoops: The E-age Ice-Cream parlor in Ahmedabad, case developed at the 3rd Case Writing Workshop, Nirma Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 9th – 11th June 2008.
  • Entrepreneurship Education: From the Business of Learning to the Learning of Business presented at 8th International Entrepreneurship Forum, MICA, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, from 12th-16th December 2008.
  • Emergence of IT as a Backbone of Logistics presented at International Research Conference, Kohinoor Business School and Centre for Management Research, Khandala, Maharashtra, on 7th March 2009.
  • Inclusive innovations: The Role of Technology presented at the 1st National Conference on Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, CK Pithawalla Institute of management, Surat,8th May, 2010.
  • Green Initiatives: From Micro Means to Macro Ends presented at the national Seminar on Globalisation and Human Rights in the 21st Century, organized by the Indian Council of Social Science Research and UGC at BSA College, Mathura,U.P., 9th-10th June 2010.
  • Understanding the Nature of Truth: Ethical Positions and Cross Cultural Undercurrents presented at the two day national conference on ‘Spirituality and Ethics in Management’ organized by the Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment, School of Management Sciences, Varanasi, on 30-31st October, 2010.
  • Management Education: Content and Delivery in the context of Globalisation presented at the International conference on "Impact of Globalization on Management Education - Curriculum to Careers", organized by The International School of Management Excellence (ISME),  at Bangalore in collaboration with Quality Council of India (QCI) on December 11, 2010.
  • Digitisation: Adaptation Strategies of Small Entrepreneurs presented at Udhyamita 2017, National Conference on “Make in India and Entrepreneurial Society: Role of Higher Education” organized by Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship at Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, on February 20,2017.
Papers Presented - International :
  • Leadership through Economic Empowerment of Women: A case for Entrepreneurship presented at International Conference on Women as Global Leaders, Zayed University Dubai from 10-12th March 2008.
  • Creating Sustainable Ecosystems for Women Entrepreneurs: The role of Trade Associations presented at SME-Entrepreneurship Global Conference, Monash University, Australia from 3rd – 4th July 2008.
  • Internet as a Teaching-Learning Enabler in the Context of Management Education presented at International Conference on Technology and Business Management, Al-Ghurair University, Dubai, from 29th March- 1st April, 2009.
  • Digital Inclusion and Micro Entrepreneurs: Strategies to bridge the Digital Divide presented at International Conference on Finance and Economics: ‘Innovation, Disruption and Transformation in Financial Markets’ organized by IBS, Mumbai from April 7th and 8th, 2017
  • Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intention among experienced working professionals in Mumbai presented at International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Family Business organized by IIT Mumbai and University of North Texas at Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Mumbai from 8th January – 10 January 2018.
  • Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Technology Adoption: A Narrative-Based Examination presented at 4th International Conference on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore from 23-24 november, 2018.

Papers Published :

  • Emergence of IT as a Backbone of Logistics Presented at International Research, published in the journal Spectrum of  Kohinoor Business School and Centre for Management Research, Khandala, Maharashtra, in June 2009.
  • Looking through the Identity Lens: A Cross Cultural Perspective with Special Reference to Taslima Nasreen’s Lajja published in the journal Muse India, March 2011, Issue 36, ISSN No- 0975-1815
  • Public Choices and Private Voices: Capabilities, Functionings and Agency,  published in the journal Muse India, February 2012, Issue 41, ISSN No- 0975-1815
  • Grey Stories, Histories and Herstories - Mainstreaming the Subaltern, published in the journal Muse India, June 2012, Issue 43, ISSN No- 0975-1815
  • Social Media and Micro Entrepreneurs: Lifestyle Marketing, published in Journal of Entrepreneurship Management, October 2013, Volume 1, issue 3, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Publishing India Group, New Delhi,
  • Amartya Sen as a Nonfiction Writer, published in the journal Muse India, October 2013, Issue 51, ISSN No- 0975-1815
  • Of Opening Windows to View the You, Conversation with Jerry Pinto, published in Muse India, June 2013, Issue 49, ISSN No- 0975-1815
  • A Case of Metta Spa: From Impairment to Empowerment, published in the book Entrepreneurship in the Era of Globalization, Editors; Dr W.C. Singh and Prof Ibohal Meitei, Sunmarg Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, ISBN : 978-93-82606-09-3,  June 2014.
  • Human Capital Creation through the Application of Adam Grant’s Give and Take Model: An Empirical Anlysis, published in Reinventing Issues in Business Management and Research editors Dr Ajay K Rajan and De Suman Pahal, November 2013, Bharti Publications, C-1/181 Nand Nagri, Delhi- 110093, ISBN 978-93-81212-49-3
  • Academic Choices and Perceptions of Success by Students in Mumbai: An Analysis of Socio-Cultural Factors, published in Success in Higher Education Transitions to, within and from University, Macquarie University, Australia, Springer Publications, Februaury 2017.

Research Projects Undertaken :

  • Undertook three projects viz. Citizen Connect Project, Zero Garbage Project and Underused Skywalks Project commissioned by Shri Sharad Ughade, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai H Ward as part of their change management strategy. The projects required extensive field survey, primary data collection and analysis. MCGM appreciated the timely completion of the projects and the recommendations.
  • Received grant of Rs 1 lakh from Association of Indian Management Schools for the Inaugural AIMS Research and Innovation Fellowship Grant for 2017-18 for the project technology Engagement in Women led Businesses: Extending the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Usage of Technology.

Prizes / Awards :

  • Best Management Faculty Award by Higher Education Forum in 2019
  • Research Fellowship and grant of INR 1 lakh from Association of Indian Management Schools, 2017.
  • Third Prize for research paper titled Digital Inclusion and Micro Entreprenerursat International Conference on Finance and Economics 2017 organised by Icfai Business School, Mumbai
  • Recognized among Top Ten College Mentors all India at the E4-MBA Intercollegiate Summer trainee awards, 2015
  • Best IES Teacher Award in  2012
  • Best IES Teacher Award in 2011
  • Best Contribution to IES Development Activities Award in 2010
  • Best IES Innovative Teaching Practices Award in 2009

Nominations / Positions held on the Boards / Councils / Committees of Professional or Academic Bodies :

  • Member, Editorial Board, Maharashtra Economic Development Council
  • Member, Board of Studies, KJ Somaiya College of Science and Commerce
  • Advisory Board Member, Asian Institute of Family Managed Business

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