Ritesh Shahi

Assistant Professor

Ritesh Sahi




  • PhD (Pursuing),
  • M. Phil (Management & Labour Studies),
  • M.A. (Social Entrepreneurship)
  • UGC (JRF)

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Entrepreneurship,
  • Leadership,
  • Corporate Social responsibility and Sustainability

Ritesh Shahi

Assistant Professor

Teaching/Training :

  • Business Ethics,
  • Understanding Social Enterprise Environment,
  • Social Entrepreneurial Project Management

With over two years of work experience, Mr. Shahi specializes in social innovation and entrepreneurship. Before joining EDII, he was associated with noted names in the academia, such as TISS and IIM Calcutta. His research focuses on the influence of psychological traits of CEOs and entrepreneurs on organizational performance and outcomes. He primarily employs quantitative content analysis in his investigations, guided by the Upper Echelon Theory. He has several research publications and articles to his credit.

  • Bhowmick, S., & Shahi, R. (2024). Are women entrepreneurs more androgynous than men entrepreneurs? A comparative content analysis of language used by Shark Tank India Judges. Human Resource Development International, 1-24.  (ABDC, B)
  • Shahi, R., & Parekh, N. (2022). Financing social enterprises: An upper echelon perspective. FIIB Business Review, 11(2), 235-250. (ABDC, C)
Article in a Research Compendium:
  • Shahi, R., & Mulla, Z. R. (2021). Evidence-Based CEO Selection is the Key to Business Sustainability. Personnel Today, 1(4), 136-142
  • Shahi, R., & Mulla, Z. R. (2023). More than What Meets the Eye: Can We Predict CEO Scandals from their Choice of Words? Indian Academy of Management Conference, NMIMS Mumbai.
  • Shahi, R., & Parekh, N. (2020). Financing Social Enterprises: Insights from India’s Emerging Models. 6th International Management Conference, FIIB New Delhi.
  • Shahi, R. (2020). Financing of Indian Social Enterprises: A Multiple Case Study. Indian Academy of Management Conference, IIM Trichy