Navin Mathur is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He has had a brilliant academic career. He was awarded National scholarship by the Government of India for pursuing higher studies. He obtained his M.Phil. in Business Administration from the University of Rajasthan, standing first in the order of merit.
Professor Mathur has taught postgraduate and M.Phil. students of business administration for over three decades. His areas of academic interest are: management thought, general management, advertising and marketing. Professor Mathur, who was awarded a doctorate by the University of Rajasthan, has supervised doctoral research work of seventeen scholars, and dissertations and projects of about fifty postgraduate students. He has contributed research papers to esteemed international and national journals, besides participation in seminars and conferences. He is a member of university academic bodies and other academic and professional associations.
He is author of Advertising and Consumer Reaction in India (1986), Press Advertisiting (1987, published on the recommendation of ICSSR, New Delhi), Management Thought (1989, recommended by the Govt. of Madhya Pradesh), Life and Works of Management Thinkers (1992), Principles of Management (1998, co-authored), and Mighty Management Minds of India (2001), Management Gurus (2004) and Consumerism : Global and Indian Perspectives (2006). His works on management thought have been acclaimed by world's top management experts like Alfred D. Chandler Jr., Arnold S. Tannenbaum, Fred E. Fiedler, Richard M. Cyert, Herbert A. Simon and Robert Tannenbaum.