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Research on this topic should explore how sustainable entrepreneurs embed digital technologies in their business models to leverage social and environmental value creation. Sustainable entrepreneurs are considered to be key actors as they advance efforts of sustainable development through the implementation of financially viable and innovative business models that create positive social and environmental impact. Creating environmental and social value can stand in harsh contrast with the logic of the commercial market that prioritizes financial gain, and causes worries for the entrepreneurs. This research should ideally focus on the aspects related to social entrepreneurship using digital business models. The aspects could include developing market dynamics, dynamics of competitive forces, and organizational characteristics that could impact the digital business models employed for the cause of social entrepreneurship.

Department & Campus

Department of IT and Analytics, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

Skillsets preferred from applicants

Exposure to Digital Business Models, Exposure to the concepts of Innovation

Faculty Profile

Dr. Radhakrishnan B has joined as Assistant Professor. He has a unique blend of extensive IT industry expensive coupled with academic credentials including Executive Fellowship (PhD) from Indian Institute of Management, Raipur, and MBA from San Jose State University, California. As part of his industry experience, Radha had played senior-management roles with HCL Technologies and Ernst and Young, handled high-performance teams, and delivered solutions on Data Management, Data Science and Analytics. Radha had worked as a Data Analytics/Data Management consultant in San Francisco Bay Area for a period of 14 years, primarily focusing on OLAP, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Reporting. Radha’s passion towards academics had driven him quit his IT job, and pursue a PhD degree in the area of Strategic Management. As part of his PhD, Radha has published two papers in reputed International Journals. Radha’s research interests are in Digital Transformation, Technology Strategy related to using technologies such as Block-chain, IoT, data analytics, technology management and innovation management

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