Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
BBA, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, India
M.Phil, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ph.D,Institute of Study of Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI), School of Political Science, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Area of Specialization
Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
Research & Publications:
Nikhil Agarwal, Ruchi Agarwal (2016), Why Communities of Practices (CoP) are ‘Still’ Relevant for Organizations, Studies in Asian Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, July 2016
Owusu Ansah, N, & Agarwal, N. (2015). Apiculture and conservation opportunities: The case of Sayinga - Kasena -Gavara - Kara. The Journal of Rural and Community Development, 10 (2), 187-198
Santosh Putchala, Nikhil Agarwal (2011), “Machine Vision: An Aid in Reverse Turing Test”, AI & Society, Issue 26, No 1, page: 95-101, Springer (ISSN: 09515666)
Patrik J Vail, Nikhil Agarwal (2007), “Disruptive Innovation offers far reaching solutions”, IEEE Potentials (ISSN: 0278-6648), Volume 26, Issue 2, March-April, pg 25-33
Bharat Mishra, Nikhil Agarwal (2006), “Developing job-rotation standard with Math”, IEEE Potentials (ISSN: 0278-6648), Volume 25, Issue 6, Nov.-Dec. 2006, pg 14-17.
Nikhil Agarwal (et al) (2006), “Managing IT Infrastructure in Banks: Gap Analysis of UAE Banks”, Banking & Finance UAE, Issue 033, August 2006, pg. 20-31,
Nikhil Agarwal (2006), “WSIS Geneva-Tunis: A Road to Hamlet”, Beyond Tunis, Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) www.gkpbeyondtunis.org , (ISBN: 983-2588-09-X) Volume 1, pg. 4-6
Nikhil Agarwal (2005), “People’s Issues in Maintaining Legacy Systems”, Business Cognizance, IIIT-Allahabad, Vol 1 Issue 7, pg: 1-5, Dec 2005
Smriti Yash Verma, Nikhil Agarwal (2004), “Cyber Branding: An Exploratory Study of Virtual Orgazniations”. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce (ISSN 1204-5357), Vol.9, No. 3, December 2004. - Reprinted in - Shah, M.H. Clarke, S. (2009) E-Banking Management: Issues, Solutions and Strategies IGI, May 2009
Kapil Mohan Garg, Nikhil Agarwal, A. M. Sherry (2004), “Maneuvering Best Business Practices to Improve the Quality of E-Governance Services”. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce (ISSN 1204-5357), Vol 9, No. 2, June 2004
Nikhil Agarwal, Ruchi Agarwal, Prasoon Sharma, A. M. Sherry (2003), “EBanbking for Comprehensive EDemocracy: An Indian Discernment”. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce (ISSN 1204-5357), Vol 8, No. 1, June 2003.
Nikhil Agarwal & A.M Sherry, (2001) “Knowledge Economy: A Strategic Economic Transformation”, Paradigm (ISSN: 0971-8907), Vol.-5 No.-2, 2001, pg. 57-62.
Nikhil Agarwal, Chihwei Yeh, Matjaz Vidmar, Daniel Thorpe (2015), Method, Watson, Method! – Why triangulation is critical in qualitative research, ISSTI Retreat, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, June 8th – 9th, 2015
Nikhil Agarwal (2013), The New Models in Business Process Outsourcing, 11th International Conference on Information Management (ICIM), Poland, May 22nd – 24th , 2013
Nikhil Agarwal (2013), Technology and Social Activism, Poster presentation at annual research day at Science and Technology Group, University of Edinburgh (won the best poster prize)
Nikhil Agarwal, Gordon Haywood (2012), Social Infrastructures: The Case of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Innovation in Information Infrastructure (III), 8th – 10th October 2012, University of Edinburgh
Nikhil Agarwal (2010), The Impact of Internet on Economy & GeoPolitics in 2050, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of eCommerce, ePayments and New Entrepreneurship (ICEP10’), Gdansk, Poland, 14th – 16th September 2010. www.icep2010.com (ISSN 1204-5357)
Nikhil Agarwal (2009), Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: E-commerce roadmap for Developing Countries, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on eCommerce & ePayments (ICEP09’), Marrakech, Morocco 25th -27th September 2009
Nikhil Agarwal (2009), Ecommerce & Internet – Past, Present & Future, Proceedings of International Conference on eCommerce and ePayments, Marrakech, Morocco 25th -27th September 2009.
Nikhil Agarwal (2008), Methods to evade social engineering attacks and to create checks/balances to avoid human errors & banking fraud, 10th Annual Fund Compliance Summit, Feb 2008, Luxembourg
Nikhil Agarwal, Ganesh Natarajan, Lavnya Jayaram (2008), Innovation & Talent Creation: A 3C Approach, 5th Asialics International Conference 2008: From Manufacturing to Services: Changing Role of Innovation Systems, IIM Bangalore April 2-4.
Nikhil Agarwal, Kapil Mohan Garg, A. M Sherry (2005), An Empirical Study of eGovernance System Integration in India, 19th International Conference – Learning Organization in a Learning World, Proceedings of 19th International Conference ICLORD2005, Bangkok. (ISBN 974-456-611-6), Pg 490-499.
Nikhil Agarwal, Tarun Chaturvedi (2005), Big Bazar: Will it Gallop Big with RFID, Business Information Management Conference (BIMC2005), IMT, India, 2005
Nikhil Agarwal, Samir K. Srivastava (2004), RFID: An Exploratory Study of Indian Retail Chains. Presented at VIII Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management, NITIE, India, 17th – 20th December, 2004.
Kapil Mohan Garg, Nikhil Agarwal, A. M. Sherry (2003), Transcending the Digital Divide: Paving Itinerary for Conducive Digital Economy, Proceedings of ICEB Third International Conference on Electronic Business 2003, NUS, Singapore, 9th – 13th December, 2003 (ISBN 98104-98608).
Nikhil Agarwal, Kapil Mohan Garg (2003), Digital Government: Technological Issues and Policies in India, 2nd Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, London Business School, 30th-31st May, 2003
Kapil Mohan Garg, Nikhil Agarwal, (2003) Six Sigma Approach for Comprehensive E-Governance, 2nd Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, London Business School, 30th-31st May, 2003
Nikhil Agarwal & A.M Sherry, (2002), Winning in Digital Economy. ICEB Second International Conference on Electronic Business 2002, Taiwan, 10th – 13th December, 2002.
Nikhil Agarwal, (2002) Computerization & Networking of Courts and their role in Indian Judicial Sector Reforms. First All India Doctoral Students Symposium ‘IIMIGINATIONS 2002’, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Ahmedabad, India. 9th – 11th November, 2002.
Nikhil Agarwal & A.M Sherry, (2002), The Advent of Internet Banking in India and Related Legal Issues, 14th Annual Management Education Convention of Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), India, 23rd -25th August 2002
Nikhil Agarwal, (2001), Bluetooth Wireless Communication: Review of Future, 5th Annual conference of Society of Operations Management, S.P Jain Institute of Management & Research, India, 21st – 23rd December, 2001
Nikhil Agarwal (2013), The Entrepreneurial Technological Transformation, Chapter in Planet Entrepreneur: The World Entrepreneurship Forum's Guide to Business Success Around the World. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.