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Dr Sanjay Bhowmick

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Sanjay Bhowmick 1Sanjay joined Newcastle Business School in 2012. He has been teaching courses in strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as finance/entrepreneurial finance at NBS and earlier at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Sanjay is an achievement motivation trainer and has used those techniques in conducting several entrepreneurship development programmes with existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. He is a visiting professor at the Foundation for Liberal and Management Education in India. Before joining academia Sanjay has held senior management positions in banking, venture capital and consulting, last as County Director for corporate finance in Arthur Andersen in India. Sanjay has also worked on assignments in the US, the UK, and in South East Asia. His experience enables him to bring real life case discussions into the classroom. He did his MBA from University of Delhi and a PhD from the triple crown Business School of The University of Auckland, New Zealand.

His research interests lie in firm internationalisation, entrepreneurship, social cause venturing, management of the commons, and strategy. Sanjay has published in and reviewed for international journals and has been a member of international research bodies including the Entrepreneurship Division International Committee of the Academy of Management. He has been a core committee member of the Australian Centre of Entrepreneurship Research Exchange annual conference series for six years and a founding member of Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division International Committee.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • How Psychic Distance and Opportunity Perceptions Affect Entrepreneurial Firm Internationalization, Bhowmick, S. 1 Mar 2019, In: Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences
  • Co-creation of value at the bottom of the pyramid: analysing Bangladeshi farmers' use of mobile telephony, Dey, B., Pandit, A., Saren, M., Bhowmick, S., Woodruffe-Burton, H. Mar 2016, In: Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services
  • Structurational explication of technology adoption In ICT4D: a throwback to Giddens, Bhowmick, S. 31 Oct 2015, ICTs in Developing Countries: Research, Practices and Policy Implications, Basingstoke, Macmillan
  • They look while they leap: Generative co-occurrence of enactment and effectuation in entrepreneurial action, Bhowmick, S. Jul 2015, In: Journal of Management and Organization
  • Beyond Entrepreneurship in Social Venturing: Institutions for Societal Wellbeing, Bhowmick, S. Jun 2014, International Network of Business and Management Journals (INBAM) conference
  • Comparing Social Venturing and Commercial Entrepreneurship: Two Illustrative Cases, Bhowmick, S. 2014, International Network of Business and Management Journals (INBAM) conference
  • Lack of HR Practices in Entrepreneurial Firms: Reasons and Implications, Bhowmick, S., Patel, C., Nair, P. Feb 2014, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange
  • Whale Watch Kaikoura – New Zealand, Spiller, C., Bhowmick, S. 24 Nov 2014, Global Entrepreneurship: Case Studies of Entrepreneurial Firms Operating Around the World, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Stakeholder Place in Entrepreneurship Theory, Bhowmick, S. Feb 2013, Proceedings of the 2013 Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) Conference, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange
  • Contemporary collective regulation and working women in New Zealand, Parker, J., Nemani, M., Arrowsmith, J., Bhowmick, S. 2012, In: The Journal of Industrial Relations

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

  • Tena Patten The Creative Industries Entrepreneur: a study of opportunity formation Start Date: 07/10/2013 End Date: 24/08/2017
  • Michael Burden Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 30/10/2019
  • Tena Patten The Creative Industries Entrepreneur: a study of opportunity formation Start Date: 07/10/2013 End Date: 24/08/2017
  • Rajagopalan Poyapakkam Role of External Parties in Stimulating and Enhancing Innovation in SMEs in the North of England Start Date: 23/06/2016


  • Philosophy PhD June 30 2008
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Academic Academy of Management (AOM) 2004

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