Ram Subramanian is professor of leadership in the management department in the School of Business Administration, where he teaches courses in strategy both at the undergraduate and at the M.B.A. levels. Dr. Subramanian’s academic background is in strategic management. In addition, he teaches courses in a variety of areas in the broad field of management including international management, family business, entrepreneurship and organizational behavior.
His research interest is in examining various facets of the organization-environment relationship and has published papers related to market orientation and environmental scanning in Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Research and Management International Review, among others.
Ram makes extensive use of the case method in his classes. In 2016, Ram was invited to serve on the editorial board of Case Research Journal, after he won an award from the journal as its “Most Outstanding Ad Hoc Reviewer.” He has published teaching cases in Case Research Journal, Business Case Journal and Asian Case Research Journal. He has more than 15 cases in the Ivey Publishing depositary that distributes cases worldwide.
In 2016, he was a Fulbright specialist scholar in case methodology and taught case writing and case teaching to faculty at Windescheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. His cases have won more than $25,000 in prize money in global competitions organized by Canada’s John Molson School of Business and by Oikos in Switzerland.