Dr Charan Bhattarai

EBS - Management Science and Entrepreneurship (MSE)
Dr Charan Bhattarai
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1702 328389

  • Location

    GB.3.26, Southend Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Spring Term: Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 14:00 -15:00



Charan is a Lecture at the Essex Business School (EBS), University of Essex. Prior to joining the University of Essex, he was a Lecturer at International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE), Coventry University, and a University Teacher at Loughborough University London. He holds a PhD from Essex Business School, University of Essex. His research interests include entrepreneurship, marketing, and international business. He has published in international journals including Journal of Business Research (JBR), International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour Research (IJEBR) and International Journal of Entrepreneurship and innovation Management (IJEIM). Charan has reviewed for Journal of Business Research, Business Ethics: A European Review, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, International Journal of Management Reviews, Social Enterprise Journal. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Current PhD research supervision: Nour Abdullah (as a second supervisor)


  • PhD in Management University of Essex,

  • MSc in Social and Community Enterprise Management University of Essex,

  • BSc in Business University of London,

  • MA in Population Studies (Demography) Tribhuvan University,

  • BSc in Biology Tribhuvan University,

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Tourism Management (BE221)

  • Internationalisation of the Services Sector (BE222)

  • Tourism Marketing (BE246)

  • Marketing Communications (BE531)

  • International Marketing Strategy and Planning (BE552)

  • Principles of International Marketing (BE553)

  • Business Strategy (BE441)


Journal articles (3)

Bhattarai, C., Kwong, CCY. and Tasavori, M., (2019). Market orientation, market disruptiveness capability and social enterprise performance: an empirical study from the United Kingdom. Journal of Business Research. 96, 47-60

Cheung, C., Kwong, CCY., Manzoor, H., Rashid, MU., Bhattarai, C. and Kim, Y-A., (2019). The co-creation of social ventures through bricolage, for the displaced, by the displaced. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 25 (5), 1093-1127

Kwong, C., Cheung, C. and Bhattarai, C., (2019). The role of social media in the collaboration, interaction, co-creation and co-delivery of a social venture in an uncertain conflict environment. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 23 (6), 640-666

Conferences (1)

Bhattarai, C., Kwong, C. and Tasavori, M., Learning Orientation and Social Enterprise Performance: The Mediating Role of New Product Development Capability

+44 (0) 1702 328389


GB.3.26, Southend Campus

Academic support hours:

Spring Term: Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 14:00 -15:00