Dr Anil Bath is Professor at the Department of Managment – Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
Prof. Anil Bhat graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1982 from REC, (now NIT) Srinagar and obtained his doctorate (fellowship) from IIM-Bangalore. His specialization is Marketing Research and his methodological contribution has been in the area of “Cluster analysis of rank order data”. He is a member of Academy of Management(AOM), American Marketing Association (AMA), Academy of International Business(AIB), British Academy of Management(BAM) and a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). He has been trained at international workshops conducted by Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and STVP, Stanford & has completed “10,000 Women Program: Tools for Growing your Business” organised by Goldman Sachs in partnership with London Business School. Prof. Bhat has worked in managerial capacity for organizations before turning to academics and has headed the Department of Management at BITS Pilani for almost a decade.
He has more than a hundred publications to his credit and has conceptualized, designed and conducted many MDP’s both for private as well as for public sector companies. He has served as a management expert on Union Public Service Commission expert panel. He has been certified as an Entrepreneur Educator by STVP Stanford, NEN and IIMB. Besides guiding many Ph.D’s, he has co-authored a book on management published by Oxford University Press.
He is also a Member of the Department Research Committee and Faculty Advisor, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) at BITS-Pilani.He believes that Business is a force for Good and his Management Philosophy is anchored around the Goal of Maximizing the Impact of Individual Actions for the Good of Society.