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Dr Punita Bhatt

PG Certificate (UWE), PhD (Oxford Brookes)
Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Department: Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Centre/Institute: The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9515274
Location: B40 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr. Punita Bhatt is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Nottingham University Business School. Her research interests and publications are in social innovation, women's entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship in developing and emerging economies. Punita has taught both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, innovatio n management and new venture creation. She is co-author of the Sage teaching textbook titled "Entrepreneurship in Developing & Emerging Economies" and has published her research within leading academic journals like Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Management Decision and Technovation. Punita has held management post at Sony Corporation's headquarters in India.

Areas of Expertise
Social Innovation; Social Entrepreneurship; Women's Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship in Developing and Emerging Economies; Impact Investment; Open Innovation

Administrative Roles
Academic Misconduct Officer (HGI)

Punita is the Model Convenor for the following modules:
Technology Entrepreneurship in Practice (BUSI3169)

Punita is module convenor of the following modules:


Technology Entrepreneurship in Practice (BUSI3169)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Punita's research focuses on the social innovation process and its enablers especially the role of information and communication technologies and impact investment on empowering marginalised communities. She conducts research in the contexts of social entrepreneurship and women's entrepreneurship in developing and emerging economies-India, Colombia and more recently China. Punita has presented her work at various international conferences including British Academy of Management, European Institute of Advanced Studies on Management, International Social innovation Research Conference, Inter national Small Business & Entrepreneurship and Gender, Work and Organisation's Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference. Her work has been published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Management Decision and Technovation.

Research and Knowledge Exchange:
Punita's current research explores community-based entrepreneurship (CBE), women's entrepreneurship and grassroot innovations. Specifically, she is exploring CBE robustness criteria from a Women's Entrepreneurship and developing country perspective. She is also investigating the influence of feminist ideologies in entrepreneurship amongst poor women in India and grassroots innovation for sustainable development in rural China.

Punita is currently collaborating on the following projects:
Newton Grant Project: Food Security & Rural Sustainability in China

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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