Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. M. Iftekhar Ahmad
Assistant Professor, Management of Humanities
Ph.D.(Management), MBA (Marketing), B.Sc.(Hon's)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Bhikhanpur, Gumti No.3, Near Madina Masjid, Near New Horizon School, Bhagalpur- 812001
Local Address Flat No. 202, Block-A, Seeta Apartments, Asiana More, Bailey Road, Patna-800014
Phone (Office) + 91 612 2226004
Phone Residence + 91 9006095647
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 2-Jul-2002

  Work Experience
Teaching : 21 Years

Research : 10 Years

Individual: 21 Years

  Professional Background

Dr. M. Iftekhar Ahmad is presently assistant professor at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi (Patna Campus). He did his MBA and Ph.D. in Management, both from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and is Certified Management Consultant from Consultancy Development Centre (CDC), Ministry of Science & Tech, Govt. of India. His research area includes Marketing Management, HR Practices, Strategic Management, Materials management, Supply chain management, Distributed Inventory Flow Forecasting approach adaptation in India and E-Commerce implementation in GCC countries. He also serves on the editorial board of management journal. He has more than 18 years of teaching experience at post graduate and graduate levels at national as well as international academic institutions. He is also having six plus years of industrial experience in the field of Marketing and Logistics management.

  Research Areas
  • Supply Chain Management with focus on circular supply chain management

  • HR Practices and policies

  • E-Commerce implementation in GCC countries




Research Papers published in International Refereed & indexed Journals

  1. Ahmad, I. (2014). Implementation of E-Commerce in commodity & distributive sectors in the economy of Kuwait: An assessment of implementation results, International Journal of Business Research & Management, Volume 4, Issue 4, 65-72
  1. Ahmad, I. and Agrawal, A. M. (2014). Major impediments in the growth of B2B ecommerce market in Kuwait: An Empirical Study from industrial perspective, European Journal Of Business & Management, Volume 6, Issue 17, pp 19-25
  1. Ahmad, I. and Agrawal, A.M. (2012). ‘An Empirical Study of Problems in Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’, International Journal of Business and Management, Volume 7, Issue 15, pp 15-26
  1. Ahmad, I. and Agrawal, A. M. (2012). ‘Problems in implementing E-Commerce in Oman’, International Journal of Research in Computer Application & Management, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp 8-12
  1. Ahmad, I.  (2009). ‘ICT in the development of GCC nations : Emerging Issues & Challenges’, Pacific Business Review, January -March Issue, pp 56-63


Research Paper presented in International Conferences & published in conference proceedings: 

  1. 3rd  NCT International Symposium on Industry-Academia Collaboration for Technological Innovation, 28-29 May’ 2012, Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
  1. International Conference on Knowledge Management & Resource Sharing, 27-28 February’ 2012, Muscat , Sultanate of Oman
  1. International Conference On Service Industry : Challenges & Opportunities,  13th-14th September’ 2006, Muscat , Sultanate of Oman

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Building Customer Relationship through New Media Formats: Emerging trends in Marketing

NCT 3rd Symposium with the theme, 'Industry - Academia Collaboration for Technological Innovation'

28 - 29

May, 2012

Nizwa College of Technology, Oman



Game Theoretic Modeling in Telecommunications Industry (Oman)

International Conference on Knowledge Management & Resource Sharing

27-28 February, 2012

WCAS, Oman



ICT in the development of GCC nations : Emerging Issues

International Conference on Service Industry :  Challenges & Opportunities

13-14 September, 2006

WCAS, Oman



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Game Theoretic Modeling in Telecommunications Industry (Oman)

Tata McGraw Hills Publications





Faculty Development Programme

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Faculty Development Programme

BIT Mesra, Patna Campus



One week

Swasthya Consulting LLP Banglore

  Member of Professional Bodies

Certified Management Consultant from  Consultancy Development Centre (CDC) , Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

  Current Sponsored Projects

Executed sponsored projects

Successfully completed sponsored project for M/s Sadolin Oman LLC. for re-positioning its interior and exterior paint brands in Oman and UAE.

  Member, Editorial Board
  • Member of Editorial Review Board of “Amity Journal of Management Research"- An International, Biannual, Refereed Journal of Management Research