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Meet our Editor
K.K. Srivastava – Head of Editing
K.K. Srivastava is an academic, author, prolific writer and researcher. Presently he teaches at Delhi University, India, courses in Economics and Management. He also runs his own consulting company K3A Advisory Services Private Limited. KKS started his professional life with a communication agency Niche communications where his responsibilities included providing strategic inputs for marketing communication of brands like Tata Raytheon, Lurgi, Economic Times, Times of India etc. Later he worked with his colleague and partner to provide backgrounders on Indian economy, polity and society to media groups like the New York Times, German TV, BBC and so on. Thereafter he worked in partnership with a training consultancy, The Third Millennium Business Resource Associates, where he actively engaged himself in training the staff, in soft and hard skills, at Escorts, Carrier Aircon, IBP, Delphi, JK Group and many more. Finally, for past 3 years he has been co-anchoring senior management level workshops. This he tops up with consultancy assignments in the field of management education.
KKS has more than 60 articles and research papers to his credit on diverse topics in Economics, Marketing, Advertising, Human Resource Management and Environmental studies. He was a consulting editor to India Economic Review, an academic journal, published by IIPM Think Tank. He also was writing a regular column for another magazine, 4Ps Business and Marketing published by Planman Media for nearly 6 years. Besides, he was also editing a casebook magazine. The Theory i Management, again published by Planman Media. He has authored a text book on Consumer Behavior for MBA students and another one on the same subject for undergraduate students. Right now, he is working on two manuscripts, one on Geopolitics and International Business and the other on Advertising Management. These titles should be on the book shelves before the calendar year is over. He has developed a number of original case studies, which are being extensively used in classroom and training programs anchored by him and others.
Over a career spanning nearly three decades now he has taught at Delhi University, PGDAV college, Lady Irwin College, Delhi University South Campus etc. guiding undergraduate and postgraduate students for their academic and research studies. Besides, he has visited many business schools (Amity, International Management Institute, Institute of Management Technology, IMS, and others) to mentor MBA level students.
He has been consistently rated very high by his students and clients. He has won the best teacher award many times. He was adjudged the best national level teacher in Marketing Management in a contest held by Star News, a media house, in February 2011.
KKS holds an Honors degree in Economics which he topped up with a Master’s in Business Economics. Then he went on to successfully complete M.Phil. (International Business). Currently he is enrolled for a doctorate degree program at Delhi school of Economics, Department of commerce, for building his thesis on Green Marketing.
KKS is on Board of Governors, Sun City Schools, a chain setup by Zee Group. He is also mentor to the website www. researchocean.com KKS firmly believes that knowledge is a unique resource pool which multiplies when shared. Therefore, he likes to engage himself in this pursuit through his writings, teachings, training programs and other interactive platforms. His current areas of interest remain Applied Economics and Management. He takes pride in declaring that his students and clients are the best endorses of his sincerity of purpose and executional skills.