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Deepak K Datta

Name

[Datta, Deepak K]
  • Professor and Eunice and James West Chair

Biography

Deepak K. Datta is currently Distinguished Professor and the Eunice and James L. West Endowed Chair of Private Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to his joining UTA, Professor Datta was the Judy and William Docking Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Kansas. He obtained his B.Tech. (Mechanical engineering) degree from IIT  Kharagpur,  his MBA from the IIM Calcutta and his LL.B. from Calcutta University. He completed his Ph.D. (Strategic Planning and Policy) at the University of Pittsburgh in 1986.

Professor Dattas research interests are in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, CEO selection, TMT characteristics, corporate governance, strategic decision processes, strategic human resource management, international entrepreneurship and international business strategies. He has published over fifty articles in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal,Strategic Management JournalOrganization Science, Journal of International Business StudiesJournal of ManagementJournal of Management StudiesManagement International Review, Journal of World Business, British Journal of ManagementEntrepreneurship Theory and PracticeHuman Resource Management Journal,and Long Range Planning. According to Google Scholar, Professor Dattas research has been cited over 8200 times by scholars in business, economics and psychology with over 4400 citations since 2012.  He has presented over seventy papers at conferences in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, U.K., and the U.S.

Professor Datta,  as visiting faculty, has taught  at  the NEOS International MBA  at IIBS, Italy/Slovenia, the MBA program at ESC Toulouse, MBA program at  CEIBS, Shanghai, the Fulbright MBA Program at Cairo University, the Jiaotong University Executive MBA program in Qingdao, China, the Lvov Institute of Management,Ukraine and in the Ph.D. program at the University of Mannheim, Germany. He has taught  in the UTA Executive MBA programs in Ft. Worth, and  in Taiwan and China. He has won several awards and recognitions for teaching and research. He  is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Studies, the British Journal of Management, Management International Review, and the Journal of International Management.

Prior to joining academia, Professor Datta worked for 7 years in managerial positions at two multinationals in India. He and his wife have two children who both have undergraduate degrees from UT Austin and graduate degrees from Stanford University. His daughter is a Hertz Fellow, a recipient of the most presitigious scholarship in science and engineering.

Professional Preparation

    • 1986 Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
    • 1982 LL.B. in General LawUniversity of Calcutta, India
    • 1976 Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Operations Management and FinanceIndian Institute of Management, Calcutta
    • 1974 B.Tech in Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Appointments

    • Sept 2004 to Present Professor and Eunice and James West Chair
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Business
    • Aug 2002 to July 2004 William and Judy Docking Endowed Professor of Business
      School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Aug 1997 to July 2002 Professor of Strategic Management
      School of Business, University of Kansas
    • May 1997 to May 1997 Visiting Professor
      ESC Toulouse, France
    • Oct 2001 to Nov 2001 Visiting Professor
      Fullbright MBA Program, Cairo University, Egypt
    • Sept 2000 to Sept 2000 Visiting Professor
      China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, China
    • Sept 1999 to Sept 1999 Visiting Professor
      China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, China
    • June 1998 to June 1998 Visiting Professor
      ESC Toulouse, France
    • Aug 1995 to Aug 1997 Co-Director
      Center for International Business, School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Dec 1995 to Dec 1995 Visiting Professor
      NEOS International MBA Program, IIBS, Italy/Slovenia
    • Aug 1991 to July 1997 Associate Professor of Strategic Management
      School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Aug 1993 to Nov 1993 Visiting Professor
      NEOS International MBA Program, IIBS, Italy/Slovenia
    • Aug 1986 to July 1991 Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
      School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Jan 1978 to Jan 1982 Assistant Manager
      Gramophone Company of India
    • Jan 1976 to Jan 1978 Executive
      Asian Paints (I) Ltd
    • Jan 1976 to Jan 1977 Production Executive
      Asian Paints (I) Ltd.

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Jan 2017 to Present European Academy of Management
    • Aug 1990 to Present Academy of International Business
    • Aug 1983 to Present Academy of Management

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2010 Phi Kappa Phi Recognized Professor sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2006 Distinguished Paper award sponsored by College of BusinessOffice of the Provost and Vice President for Academic AffairsOffice of the PresidentUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2004 Eunice and James West Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and Private Enterprise sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2004 CIMBA Outstanding Educator Award for Teaching sponsored by CIMBA, IIBS Italy
    • Dec  2002 William and Judy Docking Endowed Professorship sponsored by The University of Kansas
    • Dec  2002 Charles Oswald Faculty Research Fellowship sponsored by School of Business, University of KansasUniversity of Kansas
    • Dec  2002 Guy Mabry Best Paper Award sponsored by School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Dec  1999 Dean Werries Faculty Fellowship sponsored by School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Dec  1997 Research Excellence Award sponsored by School of Business, University of KansasUniversity of Kansas
    • Dec  1996 Research Excellence Award sponsored by School of Business, University of Kansas
    • Dec  1995 Koch Industries Faculty Fellowship sponsored by Koch Industries
    • Dec  1991 Outstanding Educator Award sponsored by School of Business, University of Kansas

Research and Expertise

  • International Entrepreneurship in Emerging and Transition Economies

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    CEO selection and  Top Management Demography
    Corporate Governance
    International  Strategies
    Strategic Decision Processes
    Strategic Human Resource Management

  • Citations

    Papers related to my research interests have been extensively cited by scholars in business, economics and psychology. According to Google Scholar, my research has been cited over 4300 times with 2685 citations since 2008.

Publications

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Basuil, D.A. and D.K. Datta, Value creation in cross-border acquisitions: The role of outside directors human and social capital, Journal of Business Research, 2017

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Effects of industry- and region-specific acquisition experience on value creation in cross-border acquisitions: The moderating role of cultural similarity (with D.A, Basuil),  Journal of Management Studies, 52(6),  2015, 766-795.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Does employee downsizing really work? (with D. Basuil) in M. Andresen and C. Nowak (Eds.), "Human Resource Management Practices: Assessing Added Value", Springer, 2015, 197-222.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Effects of industry and region-specific acquisition experience on value creation in cross-border acquisitions: The moderating role of cultural similarity (with D. Basuil), Journal of Management Studies, 52(6), 2015, 766-795

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Influence of managerial ownership and compensation structure on establishment mode choice: The moderating role of  host country political risk (with M.Musteen and D. Basuil), Management International Review, 55(5), 593-613, 2015

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Do International Networks and Foreign Market Knowledge Facilitate SME Internationalization? Evidence from the Czech Republic (With M. Musteen  and M. Butts), Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,  38 (4), 749-774

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Early internationalization by firms in transition economies into developed markets: The role of international networks (with M Musteen and J. Francis). Global Strategy Journal, 4 (3), 221-237

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Analyzing Sequence Data: Optimal Matching In Management Research (with T. Beiman). Organizational Research Methods, 17(1): pp. 51-76.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2012
      • ‘Employee Downsizing and Organizational Performance: What Do We Know?” (with  D. Basuil and E. Radeva) In J.C. Quick, G.L. Cooper and A. Pandey (Eds.), Downsizing – Is less still more?, Cambridge University Press, 2012
        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Learning about Foreign Markets: A Study of Czech SMEs (with M Musteen). Journal of International Entrepreneurship. 9(2): 91-109.  

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2010
      • Causes and Effects of Employee Downsizing: A Review and Synthesis. (with Guthrie,  J.P.,  Basuil, D. & Pandey, A.). Journal of Management, 36(1), 281-348.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Managerial Characteristics and Willingness to Send Employees On Expatriate Assignments (with Benson, G. &  Nordtevt, L.). Human Resource Management, 48(6), 849-869.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • The Influence of Cross-border Relationships on Internationalization Speed and Performance: A Study of Czech SMEs (with Musteen, M. & Francis, J.). Journal of World Business, 45(3), 197-205.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Is Internationalization Associated with Investments in HRM? A Study of Entrepreneurial Firms in Emerging Markets? (with Khavul, S. & Benson, G. B.) Human Resource Management, 49(4), 693-713.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Corporate Reputation: Do Board Characteristics Matter? (with Musteen, M.  & Kemmerer, B.). British Journal of Management, 21(2), 498-510.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Foreign ownership and firm scope in India (with Majumdar, S.). European Journal of Law and Economics, 27(1), 39-52.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Strategic Orientation and the Choice of Foreign Market Entry Mode: An Empirical Examination (Liang, M. & Musteen, M.). Management International Review, 49, 269-290.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Ownership Structure and CEO Compensation: Implications for the Choice of Foreign Market Entry Modes (with Musteen, M.,  & Herrmann, P.). Journal of International Business Studies, 40, 321-338.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Board characteristics, managerial incentives, and the choice between foreign acquisitions and international joint ventures (with Musteen,  M. & Herrmann, P.). Journal of Management, 35(4), 928-953.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Investments in HRM in Response to Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Firms in Emerging Markets (with Khavul S., &  Benson G.).  Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 639-653.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2008
      • Effectiveness and Efficiency of Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer: An Empirical Examination (with Nordtvedt, L., Kedia, B.,  & Rasheed, A.). Journal of Management Studies, 45(4), 714-744.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Dumb and Dumber: The Impact of Downsizing on Firm Performance as Moderated by Industry Conditions (with J. Guthrie). Organization Science, 19, 108-123.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2006
      • CEO Observable Experiences: Implications for Choice between International Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Greenfield Investments (with Herrmann, P.). Journal of Management Studies, 43(4), 755-778.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Corporate Restructuring in Japan: Effects of Financial and Product Market Integration (with Yoshikawa, A., Rosenstein, J & Rasheed, A.). Management International Review, 46(5), 529-555.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2005
      • HRM and Firm Productivity: Does Industry Matter? (with Guthrie, J.P., & Wright, P.). Academy of Management Journal, 48(1), 135-146.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Relationships between Top Management Team Characteristics and International Diversification: An Empirical Investigation (with Hermann, P.). British Journal of Management, 16(1), 69-78.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2004
      • Convergence and Restructuring: A Comparison of Japan and the United States', (with Rasheed, A.,  Yoshikawa, T.  & J. Rosenstein), in Weldemann, H. (Ed.) Personal und Organization, Transfer-Centrum GmbH & Co., Munich, 2004.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2003
      • New CEO Openness to Change and Strategic Persistence: The Moderating Role of  Industry Characteristics (with Rajagopalan, N. & Zhang Y.). British Journal of Management, 14 (2), 101-114.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2002
      • Choice of Foreign Market Entry Modes: Critical Review and Future Directions' (with Rasheed A. & Hermann, P.). In Hitt, M.E and Cheng, J.L.C. (Ed.), Advances in International Management, 14, Elsevier Science,  87-155.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • CEO Successor Characteristics and the Choice of Foreign Market Entry Mode: An Empirical Study (with P. Hermann). Journal of International Business Studies, 33 (3), 551-569.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2002
      • Evaluating Mergers and Acquisitions: A Belief Function Approach (with R. Srivastava). In R. Srivastava  and T. Mock (Eds.)  Belief Functions in Business Decisions, Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, 222-251.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Paper 2001
      • CEO Career Specialization: The influence of Industry Characteristics' (with Rajagopalan N. & Guthrie, J.). Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings

        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Book Chapter 2001
      • Executive Characteristics, Compensation Systems and Firm Performance: Theoretical Model and Extensions (Rajagopalan, N.  & Zhang, Y). In S.J. Zaccaro & R. Klimoski (Eds.), The Nature of Organizational Leadership, Lexington Press,  270-304.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2001
      • Different Industries, Different CEOs? An Empirical Study of Career Specialization' (with J. Guthrie & N. Rajagopalan). Human Resource Planning 25 (2), 2002, 14-25.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1999
      • Industry Characteristics, High Involvement Work Practices and Firm performance: A Conceptual Framework'  (with J. Guthrie), Southern  Management Association Proceedings,  148-50.

        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1998
      • Strategies for International Expansion: A Study of U.S. Casual Dining Restaurants' (with A. Rasheed and D.H. Arnott), Les Cahiers du Management, June 1998, 45-68.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1998
      • Corporate Strategy, Executive Selection and Firm Performance' (with J. Guthrie).  Human Resource Management Journal, 37 (2), 1998, 101-116.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1998
      • Industry Structure and CEO Characteristics: An Empirical Study of Succession Events' (with N. Rajagopalan), Strategic Management Journal, 19 (9), 1998, 833-852.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1997
      • Contextual Influences on Executive Selection: Firm Characteristics and CEO Experience' (with J. Guthrie), Journal of Management Studies. 34 (3), 1997, 537-560.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1997
      • Determinants of Price Premiums: A Study of Initial Public Offerings in the Medical Diagnostics and Devices Industry' (with A. Rasheed & Chinta, R), Journal of Small Business Management, 35 (4), 1997, 11-24.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1996
      • Presuccession Experience in Newly Selected CEO's: Are Industry Conditions Important? (with N. Rajagopalan), Southwest Academy of Management Proceedings, 9-13. The paper was selected as the 1st. Runner-up for the Best Paper Award (among 175 papers) for the Meeting.

        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1996
      • CEO Characteristics: Does Industry Matter?' (with N. Rajagopalan), Academy of Management Journal, 39 (1), 1996, 197-215.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1995
      • Environmental Determinants of Merger Strategy: Some Empirical Evidence'(with V.K. Narayanan). In L. Foster (Ed.), Advances in Applied Business Strategies (Vol. 4), JAI Press, 75-98.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1995
      • Cross-border acquisitions: An examination of the influence of strategic and cultural fit on shareholder value creation in U.S. acquiring firms' (with G. Puia), Management International Review, 35 (4), 325-336.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1994
      • Corporate strategy, executive selection and firm performance' (with J. Guthrie), Proceedings of Southern Academy of Management Proceedings, 1994, 16-18.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1994
      • Executive Succession: Organizational Antecedents of CEO Characteristics (with J. Guthrie). Strategic Management Journal, 15 (7), 569-577.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1994
      • Executive Succession: Organizational Antecedents of CEO Characteristics' (with J. Guthrie), Strategic Management Journal, 15 (7), 569-577. Abstracted in Sessa, V.I. and R.J. Campbell, Selection at the Top: An Annotated Bibliography, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC, 1997.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1994
      • Managing Strategic Issues in a Turbulent Environment (with J.C. Camillus). Long Range Planning, 24(2), 1991, 67-74. Reprinted in P. Lorange (Ed.) The Strategic Planning Process, The International Library of Management Series, Darthmouth Publishing:VT, 1994, pp. 25-32

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 1994
      • Strategic Decision Processes: An Integrative Framework' (with N. Rajagopalan and A. Rasheed). In P. Lorange, B. Chakravarthy, J. Roos and A. Van de Ven (Eds.). Implementing Strategic Processes: Change, Learning and Cooperation, Basil Blackwell, 1993, 274-312. Reprinted in P. Lorange (Ed.) The Strategic Planning Process, The International Library of Management Series, Darthmouth Publishing:VT, 1994, pp. 327-366.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1993
      • Strategic Decision Processes: Critical Review and Future Directions' (with N. Rajagopalan and A. Rasheed), Journal of Management, 19 (2), 1993, 349-384.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1993
      • Strategic Decision Processes: Critical Review and Future Directions (with N. Rajagopalan & A. Rasheed). Journal of Management, 19 (2), 349-384.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Book Chapter 1993
      • Planning International Joint Ventures: The Role of Human Resource Management (with A. Rasheed). In R. Culpan (Ed.), Multinational Strategic Alliances, Haworth Press, 251-271

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1992
      • Making Acquisitions Work: Exploring Issues of Organizational Compatibility' (with A. Rasheed). In Glass, H. E. (Ed.). Handbook of Business Strategy, 1992/1993, Warren, Gorham & Lamont, New York, 1992, 18-1 to 18-12.
        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1992
      • Factors Influencing Wealth Creation in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Meta-analysis (with V.K. Narayanan & G.E. Pinches). Strategic Management Journal, 13 (1),  67-84.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 1992
      • Making Acquisitions Work: Exploring Issues of Organizational Compatibility (with A. Rasheed). In Glass, H. E. (Ed.). Handbook of Business Strategy, 1992/1993, Warren, Gorham & Lamont, New York, 1992, 18-1 to 18-12.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1991
      • Diversification and Performance: Critical Review and Future Directions', (with N. Rajagopalan & A. Rasheed), Journal of Management Studies, 28(5), 529-558.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1991
      • Online Databases in Environmental Scanning: Usage and Organizational Impacts' (with A. Rasheed). In E. Szewczak, C.R. Snodgrass & M. Khosrowpour (Eds.). Management Impact of Information Technology: Perspectives on Organizational Change and Growth,  389-407.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1991
      • Corporate Acquisitions: The Merging of Habitual Domains (with P.L. Yu), Human Systems Management, 10(1),  47-60.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1991
      • Organizational Fit and Acquisition Performance: Effects of Post-Acquisition Integration. Strategic Management Journal, 12(4), 281-298.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1991
      • Management Incompatibility and Post-Acquisition Autonomy: Effects on Acquisition Performance (with J.H. Grant & N. Rajagopalan). In P. Shrivastava, A. Huff and J. Dutton (Eds.), Advances in Strategic Management (Vol. 7), JAI Press, 157-184.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1990
      • Relationships between Types of Acquisition, The Autonomy Given to the Acquired Firm, and Acquisition Success: An Empirical Analysis' (with J.H. Grant), Journal of Management, 16(1), 27-42.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1989
      • A Meta-Analytic Review of the Concentration-Performance Relationship: Aggregating Findings in Strategic Management (with V.K. Narayanan), Journal of Management, 15 (3), 109-123.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 1989
      • Acquisitions, Mergers and Habitual Domains Analysis' (with P.L. Yu). In A.G. Lockett & G. Islei (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems: Improving Decision Making in Organizations, New York: Springer Verlag,  1-13.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Paper 1989
      • HRM Considerations in the Planning of International Joint Ventures' (with A. Rasheed), Proceedings of the International Conference on Personnel and Human Resource Management, 1989, 351-360.

        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Paper 1988
      • An Integrative Approach to Acquisition Planning. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Southwest Academy of Management  Meetings, 8-12.

        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1988
      • International Joint Ventures: A Framework for Analysis. Journal of General Management, 14(2),  100-113. Reprinted in H. Vernon-Wortzel and L. Wortzel (Eds.), Global Strategic Management, New York: Wiley, 1991, 149-158. 

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1986
      • Acquisition Behavior and Value Creation: The Allied-Bendix-Martin Marietta Case' (with M. Sukhwani and J.H. Grant), Midwest Annual Institute of Decision Sciences Proceedings, 1986, 35-37.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      1986
      • Environmental Scanning: A Three Dimensional Contingency Framework' (with R.R. Chinta), Eastern Academy of Management Proceedings, 1986.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Paper 1985
      • Future Merger Activity and Criteria for Success: An Integrated Framework' (with J.H. Grant), Eastern Academy of Management Proceedings, 1985, 137-140.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Presentations

    • October  2013

      Investments in HRM in Response to Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Firms in Emerging Markets (with S. Khavul and G. Benson), 2009 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference

    • June  2013

      Shareholder Value Creation in Cross-Border Acquisitions: Does Ownership Structure Matter? (with D Basuil), 2013 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings

    • June  2013

      An Investigation of the Relationships between Board Characteristics, CEO Influence, and the Performance of Cross-Border Acquisitions. (with D Basuil), 2013 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings

    • August  2012

      Relationships between Ownership Structures and Employee Downsizing: An Agency Theory Perspective (with E. Radeva and D Basuil). 2012 National Academy of Management Meetings

    • June  2012

      Where Experience Matters More: Effects of Learning on Value Creation in Cross-Border Acquisitions by U.S. Firms in the Service Industry (with D. Basuil), 2012 Academy of International Business Meetings

    • June  2011

      Board, Ownership and Compensation Structures and Choice of Investment Based Foreign Entry Mode: An Agency Theory Perspective (with M. Musteen and E. Radeva), 2011 Academy of International Business Meetings

    • August  2010

      Cross-border acquisitions vs. Greenfields: The role of ownership and CEO compensation structure’ (with M. Musteen), 2010 National Academy of Management Meetings

    • July  2010

      Analyzing Sequence Data: Optimal Matching In Management Research (with T. Beiman). 2010 National Academy of Management Meetings

    • July  2010

      High Performance Work Systems in Low-Wage America: Industry Wages, HRM and Employee Turnover (with J.P. Guthrie and P. Wadhwa). 2010 National Academy of Management Meetings, Montreal.

    • June  2010

      International Networks and the "Born Global" Phenomenon: Evidence from a Transition Economy (with M. Musteen and J. Francis), 2010 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings

    • July  2008

      Getting lean while in the land of plenty: Employee downsizing, firm performance and corporate reputation (with I Martín-Tapia, M. Musteen and J. P. Guthrie), 2008 National Academy of Management Meetings, Anaheim. 

    • June  2008

      Speed vs. Performance: The differential influence of network embeddedness on the internationalization of SMEs (with M. Musteen), 2008 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Milan

    • June  2008

      Board composition, managerial incentives and the choice between international joint ventures and foreign acquisitions (with M. Musteen and P. Herrmann), 2008 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Milan

    • June  2008

      Organizational entrainment and the internationalization of new ventures from emerging markets (with S. Khavul, L. Nordtvedt, E. Wood and A. Rasheed), 2008

      2008 Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Milan.

      , Milan.

Projects

  • 2012
    • Jan 2012 to Present The antecedents and outcomes of cross-border acquisitions
      The project involves several studies that explore how corporate governance and organizational learning issues  impact shareholder value creation in cross-border acquisitions from the perspective of U.S. acquiring firms.  The project is a part of my research program on acquisitions and their performance. Papers from the project are currently under review at Journal of Management Studies (R&R) and Strategic Management Journal. In addition, three papers from this project have been presented at the Academy of International Business Meetings. We are currently working on the final draft of a paper on the effects  of ownership structures on  cross-border acquisition performance. The paper will be submitted to the Journal of International Business Studies within the next couple of months. The next phase of the project will involve examining how top management and board demographics influence the choice of acquisition strategy and associated acquisition outcomes. 
      Role: Co-PI PI: Deepak Datta and Dynah Basuil (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
    • Jan 2012 to Present Optimal Matching in Management Research
      The project introduces optimal matching analysis (OMA) in the analysis of sequence data in the management area. The OMA technique was developed in biology to identify and study patterns in DNA sequences and subsequently has been used in the area of sociology to study social patterns.  The first paper from this project was recently accepted for publication in Organization Research Methods. The next phase of the project will involve the utilization of the technique to study the career patterns of Fortune 500 CEOs. We are currently in the data analysis stage and expect to complete the paper and submit it to a peer reviewed journal in early 2014.
      Role: Coinvestigator PI: T. Beiman (University of Mannheim, Germany) and Deepak Datta

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • July 2000 to June 2002 HR Management and the Bottom Line: Does Industry Matter? (with Jim Guthrie and Patrick Wright) sponsored by  - $12350
    • Aug 1998 to July 2001 IBRC sponsored by  - $150000
    • May 1996 to Aug 1998 International Business Resource Center sponsored by  - $155027

Students Supervised

  • Doctoral
    • Present

      Doctoral Advisor

    • 2010
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      Doctoral advisor and Chair, Dissertation Committee 

    • July 2006

      Doctoral advisor and Chair, Dissertation Committe

    • 2003

      Doctoral Advisor and Chair, Dissertation Committee

    • Aug 1999

      Doctoral Advisor and Chair, Dissertation Committee

    • 1998

      C-Chair,  Dissertation Commitee

Collaborators

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      Duration : Nov 2002 to Present
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      Duration : Feb 1992 to Present
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      Duration : Dec 2008 to Present
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      Duration : Jan 2010 to Present
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      Duration : Nov 1990 to Dec 2003

Courses

      • MANA 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

        With greater globalization, managers are being increasingly challenged to compete in a global environment. “International Management" seeks to provide you with the skills, knowledge and sensitivity required to successfully manage organizations and organizational units within a multinational environment. Topics covered include the analysis of environmental forces, the competitive context in which companies operate in global industries, the characteristics of global, multinational and transnational strategies, foreign market entry strategies, cross-border acquisitions and strategic alliances, the role of organizational structures and the importance of strategic control. The primary objective of this course is to help you think like a manager in the international context-- one who recognizes and understands the important interlinkages that exist in the conducting of business in a global environment. Case studies used in the course will help you develop your analytical and decision making skills and also highlight the reality of environmental uncertainties influencing decision making in the international context. Cases also seek to develop your capacity to identify issues, to reason carefully through various options and improve your ability to manage the organization process by which decisions get formed and executed.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5336-012 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

        The focus of this strategic management course is on the management of the entire organization. The underlying premise is that successful companies base their organizational strategies on more than gut instinct. The strategic management process entails environmental analysis, assessment of competencies and weaknesses, analysis of competitors and the formulation and implementation of effective strategies that result in competitive advantage. This is a "big picture" course, a trait that makes it a truly different from others you have taken so far. It, therefore, requires you to apply the knowledge you have gained in previous courses in an integrated fashion and also introduces you to the critical business skills of planning and managing strategic activities. Along with the text material, case studies and the business simulation CAPSTONE will be used to develop analytical and decision-making skills and also highlight the uncertainties in strategic decision making. The course also seeks to develop your capacity to identify issues, to reason carefully about strategic options and improve your ability to manage the organization process by which strategies get formed and executed. It attempts to encourage an integrated, multifunctional, "general management" perspective -- the grand sweep of "strategizing" should make the course fascinating and fun.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5336-002 Strategic Management

        The focus of this  strategic management  course is on the  management of the entire organization. The underlying premise is that successful companies base their organizational strategies on more than gut instinct.  The strategic management process entails environmental  analysis,  assessment of  competencies and weaknesses, analysis of competitors   and the formulation and implementation of  effective strategies that result in  competitive advantage. This is a "big picture" course, a trait that makes it a truly different  from others you have taken so far. It, therefore,  requires you to  apply the knowledge you have gained  in previous courses in an integrated fashion and also introduces you to the critical business skills of planning and managing strategic activities. 

        Along with the text material, case studies and the business simulation CAPSTONE will be used to develop analytical and decision-making skills and also highlight  the  uncertainties in strategic decision making. The course also seeks to develop your capacity to identify issues, to reason carefully about strategic options and improve your ability to manage the organization process by which strategies get formed and executed. It  attempts to encourage an integrated, multifunctional, "general management" perspective -- the  grand sweep of "strategizing" should make the course fascinating and fun.

      • MANA 4321-001 International Management

        With greater globalization, managers are being increasingly challenged to compete in a global environment. “International Management" seeks to provide you with the skills, knowledge and sensitivity required to successfully manage organizations and organizational units within a multinational environment. Topics covered include the analysis of environmental forces, the competitive context in which companies operate in global industries, the characteristics of global, multinational and transnational strategies, foreign market entry strategies, cross-border acquisitions and strategic alliances, the role of organizational structures and the importance of strategic control.  The primary objective of this course is to help you think like a manager in the international context-- one who recognizes and understands the important interlinkages that exist in the conducting of business in a global environment. Case studies used in the course will help you develop your analytical and decision making skills and also highlight the reality of environmental uncertainties influencing decision making in the international context. Cases also seek to develop your capacity to identify issues, to reason carefully through various options and improve your ability to manage the organization process by which decisions get formed and executed.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2016
    • UTA EMBA Program
      • Dec 2016 Competing in a Global Environment

        With an ever-growing number of industries becoming global in scope, managers are increasingly challenged to manage strategies within a global perspective. "Competing in the Global Environment" seeks to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and sensitivity required to successfully manage organizations and organizational units within a multinational environment. The primary objective of this course is to help participants think like managers in the global context and enable them to develop a sound understanding of the strategic issues that confront firms as they seek to build competitive advantage in global markets. These issues will be relevant not only for firms that are already participating in the international markets but also for firms contemplating entry into foreign markets for the first time.

Service to the Community

  • Other
    • Jan 2011 to  Present Administrator, Rajashree Datta Academic Excellence Award

      I have supported the high school education for very poor students attending the local girls high school in Kolkata, India. Named after my sister, these awards (from my own savings) pay for all expenses related to their education (tuition and books). These are offered for a year but can be renewed for another year (based on academic performance). The first 5 awards were made in 2011-2012 and I hope to increase the number to 10 over the next couple of years.

      Recipients are selected based on the financial situation of a student’s family (I or someone I know make it a point to visit them personally) along with her academic performance (with input from the school principal). Unfortunately, in India education of girls is one of the first things to be compromised by poor families and I hope my support makes a little difference in their lives. In most cases the families of the girls were too poor to pay for their education and the girls would probably have dropped out of school.

    • 2005 to  Present Speaker at Business Schools in India

      Over the past five years, I have been invited to speak to faculty and students at Jadavpur University, Globsyn Business School and United World School of Business in India. My January 2013 talk at United World School of Business on “Competing in the Global Marketplace” was attended by over 150 faculty and students.

  • Appointed
    • July 1999 to  Aug 1999 Academic Specialist/Expert, USIA Program

      Nominated and selected by USIA/USIS to assist BIM, Tiruchirapalli and Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (two leading business schools in India) with their curriculum design and academic/training programs.

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • 2005 to  Present Editorial Board, British Journal of Management

      Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal 

    • 2008 to  Present Editorial Board, Journal of Management Studies

      Member of the editorial board of the journal

    • 2008 to  Present Editorial Board, Management International Review, 2008

      Member of the editorial board of the journal

    • 2012 to  Present Editorial Board, Journal of International Management

      Memeber of the editorial board of the journal

    • 2012 to  2012 External Reviewer for NSF

      External Reviewer for NSF Proposal in the Science of Organiztion Division

  • Volunteered
    • 2012 to  2012 External Examiner, Bengal Engineering and Science University

      External examiner for a Ph.D. Thesis   

    • 2005 to  Present Ad-hoc reviewer

      Reviewer for over 20 journals in the fields of management and related areas

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • 2010 to  2012 Chair, Department of Management P&T Committee

      Chaired the department of management promotion and tenure committee at the College of Business, University of Texas at Arlington

    • 2006 to  2010 Research Committee

      Member of the UTA College of Business Research Committee

    • 2002 to  2004 Faculty Senate, University of Kansas

      Elected member of the University Faculty Senate, University of Kansas

    • 2003 to  2004 School of Business Executive Committe

      Elected by the faculty to represent them in the  School of Business Executive Committee at the College of Business, University of Kansas 

    • 2003 to  2004 FRR Committee member

      Member, University of Kansas FRR (Faculty Rights and Responsibilities) Committee

    • 1996 to  1999 Director, International Business Resource Center (IBRC)

      Director of the  International Business Resource Center (IBRC) at the University of Kansas. IBRC was set up based on total  USDE Title VI b grants received for the amount of $155,027. The IBRC went on to win several awards, including its website being rated by Lycos as the No. 1 Website in International Business. The USDE BIE program identified the IBRC as a "BIE Success Story"

    • 1997 to  1998 Chair, KU School of Business Promotion and Tenure (SBPTC) Committe

      Was elected the Chair of the School of Business Promotion and Tenure (SBPTC) Committee at the University of Kansas. SBPTC decided on tenure and promotion cases and interacted with the University promotion and tenure committee for final decisions related to promotion and tenure.

  • Appointed
    • 2010 to  2011 Dean Evaluation Committee

      Member of the College of Business committee involved in the evaluation of the Dean at the College of Business

    • 2009 to  2010 Chair, Department of Marketing, Full Professor Promotion Committee

      Chaired the College of Business Department of Marketing Full Professor P&T Committee

    • 2010 to  2011 Member, Department of Marketing P&T Committee

      Member, Department of Marketing P&T Committee at the College of Business

    • 2006 to  2006 EMBA Committee

      Member of the Committee that developed the structure and curriculum content of the UTA Ft. Worth Executive MBA program

  • Volunteered
    • 2005 to  Aug 2014 Coordinator, West Management Seminar Series

      Initiated and coordinated the West Management Seminar Series at the UTA College of Business. The objective is to invite internationally renowned scholars in management to discuss their research with the COB faculty and doctoral students. Since 2005, 12 leading scholars in the field of management (all of whom hold endowed chairs at their respective universities) have presented their research in the West Seminar series. The seminar provides UTA with visbility in the research community and allows participants to interact with leading scholars in their field.