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Ashish Kumar

Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting

Dr. Ashish Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the area of Finance & Accounting at IIM Jammu. Ashish is a finance and strategy professional having ~27 years of diverse experience in Managing consulting and research engagements; Client and team management; Teaching and research, and Academic and institution administration.

He has managed strategy, financial and operational consulting engagements to help Indian and global companies/brands define India’s entry or growth strategy, and performance assessment and improvement. His consulting expertise is in defining corporate strategy and growth plan; preparing commercial and financial feasibility studies; conducting financial due diligence and analysis; managing and evaluating operations performance; and developing business and industry research reports.

Ashish’s teaching and research interest lie in corporate finance, PPP and infrastructure finance, firm performance, strategic growth and alliances, venture capital and private equity, investment banking, management consulting, and bibliometric analysis. He has published many research papers in ABDC/Scopus listed journals.

  • PhD (Business Administration), AMU, Aligarh
  • PGDBM (MBA), Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad
  • M. Com, C.C.S. University, Meerut
  • B.Sc. (PCM), C.C.S. University, Meerut
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, G Noida
  • Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal
  • Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • Francorp (Consulting division of Franchise India), New Delhi
  • IFCI Venture Capital Funds Limited, New Delhi
  • Pipal Research (Knowledge and research division of Crisil India), Gurgaon
  • Universal Consulting India Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
  • Amity Business School, Noida
  • Tabash, M. I., Farooq, U., Hamouri, B., Kumar, A. & Al-Faryan, M. A. (2023). Effect of country governance on trade credit activities: Empirical evidence from Pakistan. Cogent Economics & Finance, 11(2), (ABDC), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2023.2233315
  • Kumar, A., Srivastava, V., Tabash, M. I. & Chawda, D. (2022). Profitability determinants of infrastructure public private partnerships (PPPs): empirical evidence from Indian data. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 27(1), 91-111. (ABDC), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-09-2020-0062
  • Tabash, M. I., Kumar, A., Sharma, S., Vashistha, R. & El Rafae, G. A. (2022). International journal of organizational analysis: a bibliometric review (2005–2020). International journal of organizational analysis, (ABDC), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOA-10-2021-2990
  • Kumar, A., Sharma, S., Vashistha, R., Srivastava, V. & Tabash, M. I. (2022). International Journal of Emerging Markets: a bibliometric review 2006–2020. International Journal of Emerging Markets, (ABDC,Scopus), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-05-2021-0668
  • Kumar, A., Srivastava, V. & Tabash, M. I. (2021). Infrastructure project finance: a systematic literature review and directions for future research. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 13(3), 295-327. (ABDC), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/QRFM-07-2020-0130
  • Srivastava, V. & Kumar, A. (2010). Financing infrastructure projects in India: from corporate finance to project finance. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 7-21. (Scopus), DOI : http://www.internationalresearchjournaloffinanceandeconomics.com/ISSUES/IRJFE%20issue%2055.htm
  • Kumar, A. & Vashistha, R. Bhagat Mishthan Bhandar: Strategies for Growth in the Company's Third Generation, (2022) Sage Business Cases, UK https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781529792669
  • Vashistha, R. & Kumar, A. Bringing Professional Culture to a Family-Run Business, (2021) Sage Business Cases, UK https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781529759709
  • Kumar, A. Turning Red Ocean More Red: Impact of Entry of Reliance Jio in Hyper-competitive Indian Telecommunication Industry, (2017) Jaipuria International Journal of Management Research, India 3, 2, (pp.86-93), https://doi.org/10.22552/jijmr%2F2017%2Fv3%2Fi2%2F162948
  • Kumar, A. Can a Big Bazaar also sell an Armani: Will the Retail Repositioning by Maruti Suzuki Work, (2016) NSHM Journal of Management Research and Application, India 8, 1, (pp.30-34)
  • Kumar, A. & Singh, V. Revival of the white elephant, (2005) Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., India (pp.79-93)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Infrastructure Project Finance
  • Alternative Investment Markets
  • Business Valuation
  • Financial Systems and Markets

  • UGC Net (2017) – Assistant Professor (Commerce)
  • Received the Best-Case Award for "Revival of the White Elephant" at International Conference on Management Cases (ICMC 2005) organized by Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad and George Mason University, USA, held at IMT Ghaziabad during Dec 19-20, 2005

  • Life Member, All India Management Association
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Training & Development
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Hospitality Management (ScienceDirect - ABDC and Scopus)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Public Affairs (Wiley - ABDC and Scopus)
  • Reviewer, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets (Emerald - ABDC and Scopus)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction (Emerald - ABDC and Scopus)
  • Reviewer, Global Business Review (Sage Publications - ABDC and Scopus)
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Business and Globalisation (Inderscience Publishers - Scopus)
  • Reviewer, Case Focus, Journal of The Case Center, UK
  • Reviewer, Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation (Sage Publications)
  • Reviewer, Asian Journal of Management Cases (Sage Publications - ABDC and Scopus)