|Qualification||AMIE (Institution of Engineers India) PGDM (MDI, Gurgaon), Ph.D. (University of Florida)|
Swapnil Garg completed his Ph.D. from the University of Florida, USA in the year 2012. His dissertation was titled “Working the PPP: Coordination in Public-private partnerships”. He started his career as a mechanical engineering officer apprentice when he joined the 1987 batch of Special Class Railway Apprentices. On completion of this 4-year engineering training, he joined Indian Railways as an officer in the IRSME cadre. He later earned an Executive MBA from Management Development Institute as part of the National Management Program –XIII, with specialization in Information Systems. After working for over 23 years in senior administrative, techno-managerial and academic positions (last posting as Senior Professor, Rolling Stock Technology) he took voluntary retirement and joined IIM, Indore as an Associate Professor in 2015. He got promoted to Professor(Strategic Management) in June 2019.
His research interests lie at the public-private interface (focus on public-private partnerships), public sector management, entrepreneurship, and pedagogical techniques (i.e., business simulation games and ethics). He has presented his research in the Academy of Management meetings, Strategic Management Society meetings, Southern Management Association meetings, Transportation Research, etc. He has published in papers in the Journal of Business Ethics, Handbook of PPPs in emerging economies, etc.
He is a certified assessor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and CII Business Excellence Model. In 2013, he was awarded the Minister of Railway’s award for outstanding service.
Garg,S. & Mahapatra.D (Accepted, December 2016) Opportunism Galore: The Case of Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway. Handbook on PPPs in Developing and Emerging Economies. Emerald Publishing
Venkat,G , Garg,S.. & Thapliyal,S (2017) Integrative Live Case: A Contemporary Business Ethics Pedagogy, Journal of Business Ethics (Accepted) FT50 Journal). http://dx.doi.org/
Garg,S (2017) Brushed with Bankruptcy : The Braithwaite Case. Registered with IIM, Indore case Repository
Garg,S. & Garg,S (Dec’2016) Policy Diffusion in India: A sub-national study of Land records modernization in Indian States. PAN-IIM, Ahmedabad 2016 Paper presentation
Garg,S. & Rajput,K (Dec’2016) Complexity Management in Public-private Partnerships: Evidence from Indian Highway Projects . PAN-IIM, Ahmedabad 2016 Poster presentation
Garg,S & Garg, S (July’ 2016) Rethinking Public-private Partnerships: An unbundling approach. Abstract selected for presentation at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research at Shanghai, China, 10-15th July’ 2016
Garg, S (March, 2016) “Contextualizing Coordination: Peeling the Onion or Blind men and the elephant”. Working Paper Registered with IIM, Indore
Garg,S & Dayal, M (Oct’2015) Sub-Climates in a Large organization: The Case of Indian Railways. Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association 2015, St.Peterburg, Florida, USA. “Act on your Research Track”.
Garg, S. (2011, November) A closer look at work coordination: Modes and Aspects of Coordination. Proposal selected for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society, Miami, FL,US.
Garg, S. & Van Scotter, J.R. II (2011, November). A trait and context model of entrepreneurial behavior. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, Savanna, US.
Garg, S. & Van Scotter, J.R. II (2010, November). A multilevel perspective on the determinants of Entrepreneurial persistence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, Tampa, US.
Garg, S. (2010, August) What do we know about entrepreneurial persistence? An empirical examination of entrepreneurial quitting. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (Session on emerging trends in entrepreneurship)
Garg, S. (2009, August) Entrepreneurial Persistence and Social Support. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, US
Garg, S., & Garg, S.B.L. (2006, December) Information Systems (IS) maturity level as a measure of IS implementation in an organization, Paper presented at the GIFT Conference on Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Bangkok, Thailand.
Garg, S., & Garg, S.B.L (2005), Technology Innovation as an Evolutionary Process, GIFT Journal of Flexible manufacturing Systems, New Delhi, India.
Garg, S., & Garg, S.B.L (2004), Adoption of New Technology-An essential tool for Survival, Paper presented at the NICOM International Conference on Management, Institute of Management, Jan 2-4, 2004, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad, India.