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Research profile

Vikrant Sihag is an assistant professor with the Innovation Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing research group at the department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences. His research interests lie at the intersection of organizational controls, NPD outsourcing, and inter-organizational relationships. Currently, he is also working on innovation in healthcare. 

Academic background

Vikrant Sihag obtained his Bachelor of Technology from the National Institute of Technology Durgapur (India) in 2008, with first class distinction. From 2008 until 2012, he worked at PCP SBU of ITC Limited (India), where he was primarily responsible for implementing systems and processes and managing improvement initiatives. In 2013, he obtained his MSc in Supply Chain Management from the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation. He then moved to the Netherlands to become a PhD student at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam. After finishing his doctorate trajectory there, he was appointed as an assistant professor with the Innovation Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing research group at the department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences of Eindhoven University of Technology. 

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 2 Paper
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Phd Thesis 4 Research NOT TU/e / Graduation NOT TU/e)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Organizational controls and performance outcomes: a meta-analytic assessment and extension

Sihag, V. & Rijsdijk, S. A., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Management Studies. 56, 1, p. 91-133 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
New product development
Self-determination theory
Organizational control

The effectiveness of organizational controls: a meta-analytic review and an investigation in NPD outsourcing

Sihag, V., 17 May 2019, Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 4 Research NOT TU/e / Graduation NOT TU/e)Academic

Managing outsourced new product development: the role of organizational controls, knowledge integration mechanisms, and supplier flexibility

Sihag, V., Rijsdijk, S. A. & van den Ende, J. C. M., 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademic


Product innovation processes

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Student theses

International market entry of SMEs in the global food industry

Author: van der Pasch, R., 30 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Romme, S. (Supervisor 1), Raassens, N. (Supervisor 2) & Sihag, V. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master