Publications

Teaching Cases


  1. Subhanjan Sengupta & Arunaditya Sahay, “Sai Marine Exports at Crossroads,” Ivey Publishing product no. 9B15M051 (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W15160-PDF-ENG).

  2. Subhanjan Sengupta, Arunaditya Sahay, & Margaret Osborne, "Hebon Transforms Indian Jackfruit From Weed to Wonder Food," Ivey Publishing product no. 9B19M006. (now also in Harvard Business School Publishing, product no. W19027-PDF-ENG).

  3. Arunaditya Sahay & Subhanjan Sengupta, "Tata Steel Acquires Bhushan Steel But…", Case Centre, product no. 320-0075-1.

Journal Publications (Scopus/WoS Indexed)


  1. Kulshrestha, R., Sahay, A., Sengupta S. (2021) Using Trust as a Resource for Social Value Creation: A Case of JanaJal. South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, 10(2):196-206. (ABDC C) (ABS 1)

  2. Sengupta, S., Sahay, A., & Hisrich, R. (2020). The social-market convergence in a renewable energy social enterprise. Journal of Cleaner Production, 122516. (ABDC A ) (ABS 2)

  3. Lehtimäki, H., Piispanen, V.V., & Sengupta, S. (2020). Social entrepreneurship as a cluster concept: Is a cricket farming start-up a social enterprise? Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 16(2): 162-186. (ABDC C) (Open Access)

  4. Kapoor, R., Ghosh, P., Kumar, M., Sengupta, S., Gupta, A., ... & Pant, D. (2020). Valorization of agricultural waste for biogas based circular economy in India: A Research Outlook. Bioresource Technology, 123036.

  5. Kulshreshtra, R., Sahay, A., Sengupta, S. (2020). IndiGo: Cruising in market but crashing within. Asian Journal of Management Cases. doi:10.1177/0972820121994959 (ABDC C) (ABS 1)

  6. Plutshack, V., Sengupta, S., Sahay, A., & Viñuales, J. E. (2019). New and renewable energy social enterprises accessing government support: Findings from India. Energy Policy, 132, 367-378. (ABDC A ) (ABS 2)

  7. Sahosta, S., Shah, G., Ghosh, P., Kapoor, R., Sengupta, S., Singh, P., ... & Thakur, I.S. (2018). Review of trends in biogas upgradation technologies and future perspectives. Bioresource Technology Reports, 1, 79-88.

  8. Sengupta, S., Sahay, A. & Croce, F. (2018). Conceptualizing social entrepreneurship in the context of emerging economies: an integrative review of past research from BRIICS. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 14(4):771-803. (ABDC C) (ABS 1)

  9. Sengupta, S. & Sahay, A. (2018). Social Enterprises in the Indian Context: Conceptualizing through Qualitative Lens. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, 8(1): 1-19. (Open Access)

  10. Sengupta, S. & Sahay, A. (2017). Comparing mission statements of social enterprises and corporate enterprises in the new and renewable energy sector of India: a computer aided content analysis study. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, 7(21): 1-16. (Open Access)

  11. Sengupta, S. & Sahay, A. (2017). Social entrepreneurship research in Asia-Pacific: Perspectives and opportunities. Social Enterprise Journal, 13(1): 17-37. (ABDC C) (ABS 1)

Book Chapters


  1. Sengupta, S. (2021). Social academic entrepreneurship: contextual understanding, in Eriksson, P., Komulainen, K., Montonen, T., & Siivonen, P. New movements in academic entrepreneurship. London: Edward Elgar. (Forthcoming)

  2. Lehtimaki, H., Sengupta, S., Piispanen, V.V., & Henttonen, K. (2021). Social Entrepreneurship as Sustainability Agency. in Teerikangas, S., Onkila, T., Koistinen, K., & Mäkelä, M. Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency. London: Edward Elgar. (Open Access)

  3. Ghosh, P., Sengupta, S., Vijay, V. K., & Sahay, A. (2020). Life Cycle Assessment of Waste to Bioenergy Processes: A Review. In Lakhveer Singh, Abu Yousuf, & Durga Madhab Mahapatra (Eds). Bioreactors: Sustainable Design and Industrial Applications in Mitigation of GHG. (pp. 105-122). Elsevier.

  4. Lehtimaki, H., Piispanen, V.V., & Sengupta, S. (2018). Social Entrepreneurship in the Finnish Context - Case EntoCube. In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Responsible Humane Strategies for Gender Equality, Empowerment and Leadership. (pp. 175-183). New Delhi: Bloomsbury.

  5. Sahay. A, & Sengupta, S. (2018). Bhushan Steel: Another Noose for Tata Steel? In A. K. Dey & H. Lehtimaki (Eds.). Evolving Business Models in Ecosystem of Disruptive Technologies and Social Media. (pp. 304-312). New Delhi: Bloomsbury.

Conference Papers / Presentations


  1. Sengupta, S., & Lehtimaki, H. (2021). Creating a social circular economy: Transforming vulnerable and marginalized people into circular economy agents. International Conference on Sustainable Resource Society, University of Eastern Finland, Oct 25-26.

  2. Kulshreshtra, R., Sengupta, S., & Sahay, A. (2021). Reusing discarded clothes as a resource for an environmentally and socially motivated circular economy. International Conference on Sustainable Resource Society, University of Eastern Finland, Oct 25-26.

  3. Lehtimaki, H., Sengupta, S., Piispanen, V.V., & Henttonen, K. (2021). Social Entrepreneurship as Sustainability Agency. Corporate Responsibility Research Conference, Open University of Israel, Oct 12-13.

  4. Kulshreshtra R, Sengupta S & Sahay S, (2021). Sustainability of Social Enterprises. ISDRS International Conference, July 13-15.

  5. Sengupta S & Lehtimäki H, (2020). Care ethics in social entrepreneurship: Contextual understanding. Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, August 7-11.

  6. Kulshreshtra R, Sahay S, and Sengupta S, (2019). Recent trends in Social Entrepreneur Research. 21st Annual Convention of the Strategic Management Forum, IIM Lucknow, December 27-29.

  7. Sengupta S & Lehtimäki H, (2018). Ethics in Social Entrepreneurship: Evidences from India, Responsible Business Research Seminar at the Business School, University of Tampere, in Tampere, Finland, March 14-15.

  8. Sahay A, & Sengupta S - Bhushan Steel: Another noose for Tata Steel? International Conference of Management Cases (ICMC), 2018, BIMTECH. November 29-30.

  9. Lehtimäki H, Piispanen V V, & Sengupta S (2018). Challenges in Conceptualizing Social Entrepreneurship in the Finnish Context - Case Entocube. International Conference of Management Cases (ICMC), 2018, BIMTECH. November 29-30.

  10. Sengupta S & Sahay S (2018). Framework for Market Orientation and Social Value Creation for Social Enterprises. International Doctoral Consortium. BIMTECH. June 6-8.

  11. Mittal U & Sengupta S (2017). An Analysis of the Mission Statements of FT Ranked US B-Schools: A Mixed Method Approach. International Conference on Emerging Trends in Governance for Sustainable Growth. March 10

  12. Muruganantha P, Mittal U & Sengupta S (2017). A Study on Economic Determinants of Inward FDI in BRICS Countries: Panel Data Regression Approach. International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets. July 14-15

  13. Sengupta S & Sahay A (2017). Comparing Mission Statements of Indian and South African Social Enterprises in the New and Renewable Energy Sector: A Computer-Assisted Text Analysis Approach. International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets. July 14-15