1. Research paper of Prof. Supriti Mishra cited by Business Standard on 1st August, 2014.

“Before acquisition, the acquiring companies generated.. lower returns… (but)…their financial performance improved substantially after the merger...(and)…generated excess returns…compared to the returns generated by these benchmark companies. This shows that the Indian acquiring companies have been able to realise synergy from the mergers,” said the study authored by Pitabas Mohanty Professor of Finance at XLRI Jamshedpur and Supriti Mishra Associate Professor of Strategy at IMI Bhubaneswar. Read more...

2. Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director IMI Bhubaneswar has been awarded “BEST PROFESSOR IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT” at the 21st Dewang Mehta Business School Award scheduled to be held on 23rd October, 2013 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

The Dewang Mehta Business Award recognises talent and leadership amongst the Educational Institutes across India.

The Awards are supported by Ms. Shaila Mehta-Director, Onward Foundation for Dewang Mehta awards.

The Chairman of the Jury is Dr. Prasad Medury, Partner, Amrop India Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and the Patron is Mr. Harish Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Onward Technologies Ltd. The Awards are presented in the Memory of Late Dewang Mehta and is Hosted and Endorsed by Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of Business school.

3. Dr. Shailendra Nigam, Professor (OB & HR), IMI Bhubaneswar was awarded “BEST PROFESSOR IN OB & HR” during the 4th edition of Asia’s Best B-Schools Award held on 31st July 2013 at Singapore.

The Asia’s Best B-School Awards are presented by World Education Congress, CMO Asia with CMO Council as its Strategic Partner and Stars of the Industry Group as a research partner.

The Awards of the highest stature are presented to Individuals and Institutions who have surpassed several levels of its excellence and set an example of being a role model and exemplary leadership. These are individuals behind the Institution who are building their Institutions through Leadership, Innovation, Academic and Industry Interface and a supreme objective of Building future leaders.

The award, comprising of a trophy and citation was presented to the Professor Shailendra Nigam on 31st July 2013 at Hotel Pan Pacific, Singapore.