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Dr Chirag Kasbekar

Dr Chirag Kasbekar

Research School of Management

Email: chirag.kasbekar@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 59191
Office: Room 1075, LF Crisp Bld (26)

Research areas

Organisation theory; Industrial and organisational evolution; Organisations and environments; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Economic geography.


Chirag Kasbekar is a Lecturer in Strategic Management.  His primary research focus is on the evolution of organisations and industries, in particular, how they respond and adapt to exogenous shocks to institutional and competitive environments. Chirag is also exploring geographical clustering of organisations, evolving organisational categories, and transitions between employment and self-employment among indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. His research appears in the internationally recognised outlet Organization Science.

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Research publications

Kasbekar, C 2020, 'Adaptation of New Organizations to Legitimacy Shocks: Postbellum Firearms Firms in the U.S. South, 1866-1914', Organization Science, vol. 32 no. 2.


Research grants and awards

Business Policy and Strategy Distinguished Student Paper Award at the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting



Current Teaching:

Evidence-based management

International Strategic Management


Other Teaching:

Strategic Management

International Business


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