Dr. Debadutta Kumar Panda

Associate Professor – General Management & Chairperson-International Relations
  • Ph.D (Economics), Berhampur University
  • MSS, London School of Economics & Political Science
  • PGDRM, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar
  • MSc. (Agril. Economics), Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology
  • National Eligibility Test (NET) in Agricultural Economics conducted by ICAR (Recognized by UGC/CSIR),

Teaching Interests:

  • Strategic Management
  • Strategy Implementation and Control
  • Managing Strategic Networks
  • Managerial Economics and Business Strategy

Research Interests:

  • Small Business Management
  • Organizational Collaborations
  • Strategic Networking
  • Microfinance

Contact Details:040-3046 1686
Email: debadutta@imthyderabad.edu.in

Dr. Debadutta Kumar Panda (Deb) had worked for WTCER (ICAR, Govt. of India), Bayer’s, Tansa Consultants and Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS). He had conducted more than 20 consulting assignments for international and national agencies. He has authored two books and published more than 40 international and national research papers. Deb teaches strategy courses through strategy simulations. He was associated with University of Maryland, College Park, Washington D.C. to teach simulation for strategic decision making.

  1. Panda, D.K. (2009). Understanding Microfinance. New Delhi: Wiley
  2. Panda, D.K. (2011). Economics of Microcredit, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.
  1. Panda, D.K. (2017). Entrepreneurial Orientation, Intermediation Services, Microfinance, and Microenterprises. Managerial and Decision Economics, 38(7), doi.org/10.1002/mde.2900.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mde.2900/full
  2. Panda, D.K. (2017). Impact assessment of group-based credit–lending projects with controlled project placement bias and self-selection bias. Decision, DOI: 10.1007/s40622-017-0148-6. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40622-017-0148-6
  3. Panda, D.K. (2017). Coevolution and coexistence of cooperation and competition in interorganizational collaboration: evidences from Indian management consulting industry. Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, 10(1):18-41. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/JGOSS-03-2016-0009
  4. Panda, D.K. (2016). Microfinance spurs microenterprise development: an exploration of latent processes. Strategic Change, 25(5), 613-623. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jsc.2084/abstract
  5. Panda, D.K. (2015). Trust, social capital and Intermediation Roles in Microfinance and Microenterprise Development. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 26(6): 2147-2770. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11266-015-9678-8
  6. Panda, D.K. (2016). Public Private Partnerships and Value Creation: the Role of Relationship Dynamics. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 24(1): 162-183. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJOA-12-2014-0830
  7. Panda, D.K. (2015). Organizational collaboration, hybrid structure, governance and value creation: Evidence from Indian public-private partnerships. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 17(4) doi: 10.emerg/10.17357.912b658a038abe472880a50d21a49b77. https://journal.emergentpublications.com/
  8. Panda, D.K. and Reddy, S. (2016). Resource based view of internationalization: evidence from Indian commercial banks. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 10(1): 41-60. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/JABS-10-2014-0082
  9. Panda, D.K. (2015). Growth Determinants in Small Firms: Drawing Evidence from Indian Agro-Industry. International Journal of Commerce and Management, 25(1): 52-66. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/IJCoMA-12-2012-0080
  10. Panda, D.K. (2014). Managerial Networks and Strategic Orientation in SMEs: Experience from a Transition Economy. Journal of Strategy and Management, 7(4):376-397. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/JSMA-12-2013-0071
  11. Panda, D.K. (2014). Managerial Network Impacts Firm Performance. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 27(1): 5-32. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/piq.21164/abstract
  12. Panda, D.K. (2013). Efficiency, Factor Intensity and Return to Scale in Indian Automobile Workshops. Middle East Journal of Management, 1(1):63-80. http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/MEJM.2013.054068
  13. Panda, D.K. and Atibudhi, H.N. (2011). A Study on Self-help Group based Microfinance Impacting Poor Rural Households. IIMS Journal of Management Science, 2(1): 35-45. http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:iimsjms&volume=2&issue=1&article=003
  14. Panda, D.K. and Atibudhi, H.N. (2010). Impact of Group based Microfinance on the Income of Rural Households: A Non-experimental Evidence from an Indian State. Journal of Rural Cooperation, 38(2):173-186. http://econpapers.repec.org/article/agsjlorco/163894.htm
  15. Panda, D.K. (2009). Impact of microfinance on rural households: an empirical evidence from a coastal district of Orissa. Metamorphosis, 8(2):48-60. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0972622520090206
  16. Panda, D.K. (2009). Assessing the impact of participation in women self-help group based microfinance: non-experimental evidence from rural households in India. International Journal of Rural Management, 5(2):197-215. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/097300521000500204?rss=1
  17. Panda, D. K. (2009). Raw material constraint in the handicraft sectors: experience from stone carving clusters of Orissa. International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 2(5):519-534. http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJICBM.2009.025278
  18. Mohanty, J. and Panda, D. K. (2007). Innovation spurs growth. ESR Review, 9(2):20-25. http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1141&context=esr
  1. Panda, D.K. (2012). Determinants of Dropout of Members from Thrift and Credit Groups: An Empirical Examination in India. Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development, 3(1):59-72. http://jpaid.yonsei.ac.kr/contents/bbspage/xbd/board.php?bo_table=m5_db1&sca=3-1-2012
  2. Panda, D.K. (2012). SHG –bank linkage programme in India: a critical appraisal. Economics and Finance Notes, 1(2): 135-153.
  3. Panda, D.K. (2012). Production Efficiencies of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India: Empirical Evidences from Orissa state in India. Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, 7(2): 136-148. http://www.ipeindia.org/data/JEPR/JEPR_7_2_7.pdf
  4. Panda, D.K. (2011). Determinants of Transformation and Commercialization of Microfinance Institutions. Management Dynamics, XI(1):15-28.
  5. Panda, D.K. (2011). “Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions: Indian Experiences” in Pattanaik, B., Niranjana, P., Ray, S.K. and Mishra, S. (eds.), Sustaining Business in Turbulent Times: The Indian Perspective, Excel Books, New Delhi, pp. 208-217.
  6. Panda, D. K. (2011). Determinants of livelihood options: findings from rural Jharkhand. Jharkhand Journal of Development and Management Studies, 9(1): 4217-4228. http://xiss.ac.in/JJDMS/issue34.php
  7. Panda, D.K. (2010). Trade-off between social performance and finance performance in microfinance institutions. Jharkhand Journal of Management and Social Development, 8(2): 3899-3913.
  8. Panda, D.K. (2010). Assessing the impact of self-help group based microcredit programmes: non-experimental evidence from the rural areas of coastal orissa in India. Management Dynamics, 10(1): 39-52. http://www.i-scholar.in/index.php/MD/article/view/128381
  9. Panda, D.K. (2010). Microfinance impacting on micro-enterprise development and rural employment: a review of past experiences from India and Bangladesh. Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship, 3(1): 57-67.
  10. Panda, A.K. and Panda, D.K. (2010). Role of microfinance in poverty alleviation: a case study of syndicate bank. Cooperative Perspectives, 44(2-4) 8-12.
  11. Panda, D.K. (2010). “Assessment of the Impact of Microfinance on Clients: An Analysis of Methodological Issues” in Ahmed, J.U, Bhagat, D. and Singaiah, G. (eds), Micro Finance in India, D.V.S. Publishers, Guwahati, pp. 45-57.
  12. Panda, D. K. (2009) Measuring impacts of women self-help group-based microfinance in eastern India: an analysis through econometric models. Globsyn Management Journal, 3(2): 41-48.
  13. Panda, D.K. (2009). Socio-economic impacts of self-help groups on rural women: findings from Orissa and Jharkhand states of India. ASBM Journal of Management, 2(2): 88-102.
  14. Panda, D.K. and Atibudhi, H.N. (2009). Impact of group based microfinance on rural household savings: empirical findings from India. The Microfinance Review, 1(1): 54-68.
  15. Panda, D.K. (2009). Impact of microfinance: evidence from an Indian state. IMI Disha, 2(2): 90-97.
  16. Panda, D.K. (2009). Impact of microfinance on interlinked credit transactions in the farming community: an empirical evidence from a coastal district of Orissa. Jharkhand Journal of Social Development, 1(2):53-62.
  17. Panda, D.K. (2009). Participation in group based microfinance and its impact on rural households: a quasi-experimental evidence from an Indian state. Global Journal of Finance and Management, 1(2): 171-183.
  18. Panda, D. K. and Mohanty, J. (2009). Global trade and its impact on developing nations. The Journal of Economics Policy & Research, 4(1).
  19. Panda, D.K. (2008). Does self-help groups address the socio-economic characteristics of women: an empirical experience from rural India. Nirma University Journal of Business and Management Studies, 3(1 & 2): 61-71.
  20. Panda, D.K. (2008). “Women’s empowerment through SHG Revolution in Orissa: An analysis through case studies” in Gosh,R., Gupta,K,R. and Maiti,P. (eds), Development Studies, Vol. III, Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi.
  21. Panda, D.K. (2008). Self help through microfinance: a paradigm shift in Orissa, India. International Journal of Rural Studies, 15(1):1-8.
  22. Panda, D. K. (2008). Economic of micro-entrepreneurship: a case study on the Cuttack filigree cluster of Orissa. Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship, 2(2):60-70.
  23. Panda, D. K. (2008). The case of raw material supply in wood carving clusters of Orissa. Vilakshan, 5(1):179-188.
  24. Panda, D.K. (2008). Performance of self help groups under microfinance programmes: evidence from a tribal district of Orissa. Vikas Vani Journal, 2(3):51-60.
  25. Nanda, P., Swain, M. and Panda, D.K. (2008). Economic impact of watershed development: evidence from a high rainfall area in Orissa. Journal of Rural Development, 27(3):487-500.
  26. Panda, D. K. and Mohanty, J. (2007). Power of information in the Indian rural set Up. International Journal of Rural Studies, 14(1):12-15. http://www.vri-online.org.uk/ijrs/April2007/Information%20dissemination%20in%20rural%20India.pdf
  27. Panda, D. K. (2007). Economics of Watershed Treatment – A Case Study in Orissa. WES NET India, Water & Environmental Sanitation, Vol-7.
  28. Panda, D. K. (2006). Regulatory Bottleneck for Microfinance Institutions. INFO – MF, 1(4):6.
  29. Panda, D.K. (2005). A Dying River, Pollution of the Brahmani. Panda: WWF-India News Letter, pp. 19-20. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2393069

Deb has conducted more than 15 consulting and research assignments for national and international agencies like World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Marketing and Research Team(MART),  CFMR, VAL, GVT etc.

Recent Assignment:

  • Study on Non-performing Assets in the SHG-Bank Linkage Programme in Andhra Pradesh for National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), AP, INDIA, (Principal Investigator). https://www.nabard.org/
  • Study on the Adoption of Cashless Transactions at Small Merchants in Tier 2 and 3 Cities of Telangana for National Payment Corportaion of India (NCPI), (Researcher). http://www.npci.org.in/
  1. Participated in the FDP “Global Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling” by the customized FDP programme arranged by IMT (2013) Instructor:Dr. Scott McDonald, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
  2. Participated in FDP on “Dynamic Alignment of Supply Chains” in IMT Dubai (2016) Instructor: John Gettorna, Adjunct Professor, UTS Business School, Sydney, Australia.
  3. Participated in the FDP on “Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation” IMT Hyderabad. Instructor: Vijay Govindrajan, Professor, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth. USA.
  1. Panda, D.K. (2011). “Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions: Indian Experiences”, National Management Convention on “Sustaining Business in Turbulent Times: The Indian Perspective”, Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar, 9th-11th February 2011.
  2. Panda, D. K. (2005). “Women’s Empowerment through SHG Revolution in Orissa – An Analysis through Case Studies”, Asia Pacific Summit on Population and Development, Bangalore
  3. Panda, D. K. (2006).“Industrial Pollution and social security – A case study in Angul-Talcher belt of Orissa”, 10th Orissa Science Congress, 4-5th November, 2006,Bhubaneswar
  4. Panda, D. K. and Mishra, B. (2002). “Rain Water Harvesting” Sustainable Development: Issue for Corporate and Social Sector, organized by RMAX of XIM, Bhubaneswar.