Why the Case Method Works - Prof. Indranil Bose - IIM Calcutta


Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Full Professor of Management Information Systems

Dr. Indranil Bose is Full Professor of Management Information Systems at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Presently he is Co-ordinator of the Case Research Center at IIMC. He has acted as Founding Chairperson of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics, Co-ordinator of the MIS group, and Advisor of Analytics at the State Bank of India. He is the Co-Director of IIMC’s Advanced Program in Data Sciences. Previously he was a faculty member at the University of Hong Kong, University of Florida, and the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Bose has extensive teaching, research, consulting, and case writing experience in the fields of business analytics, digital technologies, and information strategy. His degrees include BTech (Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur, MS from the University of Iowa, and MS and PhD from Purdue University. He has published 180+ papers in well-regarded journals and international conferences in the areas of business analytics, telecommunication, innovation, and information security. Among these 80 papers have appeared in top-tier peer-reviewed journals. He is a winner of the EFMD 2017 case competition and author of several teaching cases published by the Asia Case Research Center (ACRC) and cross-listed with the Harvard Business School Press. In two recently published articles, he was ranked as the 29th most productive researcher in the world in terms of publication in top-tier journals in Information Systems (2005-2014) and the most productive researcher in terms of quality and quantity among all academics across all disciplines in Indian management schools (2004-2014). Dr. Bose serves on the editorial board of more than a dozen top-tier international journals in the areas of Information Systems and Decision Sciences such as Communications of the AIS, Decision Support Systems (Senior Editor), Information & Management, Information Technology Management, Journal of Database Management, Decision Analytics etc. He is frequently included as a program committee member for major international conferences in ICT. Prof. Bose is often invited as a keynote or distinguished speaker at academic and practitioner conferences as well as academic institutions around the world.

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