Research Projects


Nichefin aims to bridge the gap between academic research and practical industry. We undertake research projects and case writing services for institutions,  corporates and entrepreneurs.

Ongoing Research Projects: 

“Impact of Digital Transformation Strategies on Financial Performance in the Indian Manufacturing Sector” – Project funded by ICAI.


Our Researchers
  • Dr Nisha Kohli
  • Dr Kalai Selvi
  • Neha Malhotra
Publications by Dr. Nisha Kohli


  • “Governance Failure at Nissan: Case of Carlos Ghosn”, Richard Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • “Handbook on Corporate Governance and IPOs- An International Perspective”, Authored chapter on India- Cambridge University Press, USA, March 2012
  • “Governance Failure at Satyam”: A corporate governance case Published in Richard Ivey and Harvard Business School, in April 2011. This is the bestseller case on Ivey for the last so many years.
  • “Changing Role of Audit Committees and Risk Management,” published in Chartered Accountant Journal in Jan ’11
  • “Corporate Governance and Valuations” published in International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, Palgrave Macmillan Journals (UK), August 2008
  • “Does better Governance Pay: An insight into India’s Best Governed Company” published in Chartered Accountant Journal in Aug ’08
  • Contribution to an international research project on “Corporate Governance and IPO” resulting in three conference papers and three journal articles published in internationally refereed journals.
  • Received ICGN scholarship in 2008. The only scholar from India to receive this scholarship for outstanding research in the field of Corporate Governance
  • Presented paper on “Founder’s role and firm performance in the time of external shocks” in Wharton School of Leadership in a conference organized by CGIR.