Kandarp
Mehta

Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Negotiation Teaching Unit

• PhD in Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
• Visiting Scholar, DRRC, Kellogg School of Management
• Master of Business Administration, K.S. School of Business Management, Gujarat University

Kandarp Mehta is a PhD from IESE Business School, Barcelona. He has been with the Entrepreneurship Department at IESE since October 2009. His research has focused on creativity in organizations and negotiations. He frequently works as consultant with startups on issues related to Innovation and Creativity. His doctoral thesis was about the process of creativity in the context of motion picture industry. He has conducted several Negotiation and Creativity Workshops for corporate executives and management students in Europe, USA and India. Before coming to Spain, he was at ICFAI Business School in India where he taught Corporate Finance. He is also actively involved with Creative Industries. He has been actively involved with theatre, as a director, script writer as well as a performer. Several movies and short films where he participated during his PhD dissertation have been exhibited at prestigious film festivals.

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

BURKERT, M., DÁVILA, A., MEHTA, K., OYON, D. (2014). Relating Alternative Forms of Contingency Fit to the Appropriate Methods to Test Them. Management Accounting Research, 25 (1), 6 - 29. doi:10.1016/j.mar.2013.07.008.
MEHTA, K. (2009). Creative Potential of Teams and Team Creativity. A Sensemaking Perspective. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 9 (8), 65 - 74.
MEHTA, K. (2007). Team Design and Creativity. A strategic Perspective. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 7 (5), 29 - 42.
KHANDWALLA, P., MEHTA, K. (2004). Design of corporate creativity. Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, 29 (1), 13 - 28.

Working Papers

MEHTA, K. (2019). Multi-Sensory Creative Thinking: A Synesthetic Technique for Design (WP-1216-E).

Proceedings

GURSES K.,, GIONES, F., MEHTA, K. (2018). Global diffusion and deinstitutionalization of a controversial practice. Academy of Management Proceedings.

Articles in other publications

STEIN, G., MEHTA, K., BARRACHINA, A. (2020). Negociando con la inteligencia artificial. Harvard-Deusto Business Review (297), pp. 28 - 35.
MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2019). A Lesson in Extreme Negotiation: Negotiating with Kidnappers. The European Business Review, pp. 105 - 112.
MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2019). Cómo negociar a varias bandas con eficacia. Harvard-Deusto Business Review (290), pp. 6 - 16.
MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2018). How to Negotiate Effectively in Different Cultures. The European Business Review, pp. 63 - 66.
MEHTA, K., RIPOL, I. (2017). 5 Ways Managers Can Enhance Their Mediating Skills. The Mediator Mindset. IESE Insight (34), pp. 53 - 58.

Books

MEHTA, K. (2011). Conflict, Crisis and Creativity. A Study of Role Evolution in Creative Teams. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Book Chapters

KHANDWALLA, P., MEHTA, K. (2006). Organizational design for corporate creativity in the Indian setting. In Tony Dávila, Marc Epstein, Robert Shelton (Eds.), Execution (pp. 115 - 146). London: Praeger Publishers.

Cases

PARMAR, A., MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2020). Una lección sobre negociación extrema: cómo negociar con secuestradores. IESE, NEG-10.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., SOTO CANTERO, I., MEHTA, K. (2019). Fashion Garb Company. General Information. IESE, NEG-20-E.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., SOTO CANTERO, I., MEHTA, K. (2019). Fashion Garb Company. Confidential Information for the Digital Director. IESE, NEG-21-E.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., SOTO CANTERO, I., MEHTA, K. (2019). Fashion Garb Company. Confidential Information for the Chief Strategy Officer. IESE, NEG-22-E.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., SOTO CANTERO, I., MEHTA, K. (2019). Fashion Garb Company. Confidential Information for the Director of Operations. IESE, NEG-23-E.

Technical Notes

BARRACHINA, A., MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2019). La negociación automatizada. El soporte de la inteligencia artificial. IESE, NEGN-6.
BARRACHINA, A., MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2019). Automated Negotiation. The support of Artificial Intelligence. IESE, NEGN-6-E.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., MEHTA, K. (2019). Negociación y digitalización: claves para cerrar acuerdos eficazmente en la era digital. IESE, NEGN-5.
BARRACHINA, A., STEIN, G., MEHTA, K. (2019). Negotiation and Digitalization: Keys for Closing Agreements Successfully in the Digital Age. IESE, NEGN-5-E.
MEHTA, K., STEIN, G. (2017). Negotiating in a Team. IESE, NEGN-2-E.