Konstantin V. Krotov

Head of School, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University

Associate Professor, Department of Operations Management


E-mail: krotov@gsom.spbu.ru



  • Candidate of Science in Economics (Ph.D.), Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, 2009.
  • Doctoral programme, Graduate School of Manangemt, St. Petersburg University, 2005-2008.
  • Specialist Degree in Marketing, Faculty of Management, St. Petersburg University, 2005.



  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Education Management



Chapters in the books

  • Krotov K., Kuznetsova A. 2018. Higher Education in Management: The Case of Russia. In: Dameron S., Durand T. (eds) The Future of Management Education. Palgrave Macmillan, London.


Papers in peer view journals

  • Davis‐Sramek B., Fugate B., Miller J., Germain R., Izyumov A., Krotov K. 2017. Understanding the Present by Examining the Past: Imprinting Effects On Supply Chain Outsourcing in a Transition Economy. Journal of Supply Chain Management 53 (1): 65-86. 
  • Davis‐Sramek B., Krotov K., Germain R. 2016. Predicting technology integration and performance in transition economies: insights from Russia. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 46 (2): 128-152.
  • Davis‐Sramek B., Germain R., Krotov K. 2015. Understanding Examining the process R&D investment–performance chain in supply chain operations: The effect of centralization. International Journal of Production Economics 167, 246-256.
  • Outsourcing and Vertical Integration: Research Propositions from an Organizational Perspective // Russian Management Journal. 2011. Vol. 9, N 2. pp. 93–108 (with R. Germain, Yu.Fedotov).
  • Supply Chain Management: In Search for Definition of the Concept and Research Domain // Russian Management Journal. 2011. Vol. 9. N 2. pp. 49–58 (with Yu.Fedotov).
  • Supply Chain Management: In Search of Paradigm // Russian Management Journal. 2010. Vol.8. N 1. pp. 67–70 (with Y.V. Fedotov).
  • Marketing Perspective of Relationship Management in Supply Chain: the Evidence from Russian Companies // Russian Management Journal. 2008. Vol. 2. (with S. Kouchth, M. Smirnova).
  • Development of the Supply Chain Management Concept: Marketing Approach // Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University, Management. 2007. Vol. 4. pp. 97–111.


Papers in professional journals

  • Krotov K. 2016. How Russian tycoon became a game changer in business and sport, Financial Times, December 4, 2016.



  • The Ecology Company: Optimization of Pricing Strategy (Case) / I. V. Gladkikh, K. V. Krotov, Zh. V. Svetlanova. — The European Case Clearing House (ECCH). — 2011. — 511-097-1. — P. 17.
  • OOO RusAl-SayanskayaFolga's Choice of Marketing Startegy (Case) / S.P. Kushch, M.M. Smirnova, K.V. Krotov. – The European Case Clearing House (ECCH). — 2007. — 507-068-1.



  • Curriculum Development for Supply Chain Management – Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR, USA), 2014
  • The Impact of Bologna on Programme Design – EFMD (Brussels, Belgium), 2010
  • EPAS Accreditation Seminar – EFMD (Athens, Greece), 2010
  • Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (Durham, NC, USA), 2010.
  • Haas School of Business, University of California (Berkley, CA, USA), 2008.
  • Research and Innovation Management — Best Practices in Finland, VTT (Espoo, Finland), 2007.
  • Haas School of Business, University of California (Berkley, CA, USA), 2006.



  • Member of EQUIS Committee at EFMD, since 2017 
  • Member and chair of peer review teams for EPAS and EQUIS accreditations of EFMD, since 2014 
  • Member of Academic Council at St. Petersburg University, since 2015 
  • Member of Academic Council at Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University, since 2010
  • Member of GSOM SPbU Advisory Board, since 2015
  • Co-chair of logistics committee at SPIBA, since 2015


  • Supply Chain and Operations Management (Master in Management)