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PhD, Rutgers University, NJ, 2008
MBA, Rutgers University, NJ, 2008
M Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
B Tech, Regional Engineering College, Calicut, India
Biography / Academic Interests
Deepa Aravind’s research interests are in the areas of adoption and implementation of management practices, innovations in firms, and corporate social responsibility initiatives such as environmental management system standards. She has presented her research at several major academic conferences. In 2008, her dissertation, which examined the implementation of the ISO 14001 environmental management standard in US firms, was a finalist at the ONE (a division of the Academy of Management) Best Dissertation Award competition. During 2006-2007, she was a winner of the Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Fellowship, Resources for the Future, Washington, D. C. She has taught at Rutgers University, NJ and The College of New Jersey, and has experience working in the software industry in India and the US.
Scholarship / Publications
Damanpour, F. & Aravind, D. “Managerial Innovation in Organizations: Conceptions, Processes and Antecedents”, Management and Organization Review. doi:10.1111/j.1740-8784.2011.00233x.
Damanpour, F. & Aravind, D. (2012). “Organizational Structure and Innovation Revisited: From Organic To Ambidextrous Structure”, In M. Mumford (Ed.), Handbook of Organizational Creativity, Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 483-515.
Aravind, D. & Christmann, P. 2011. “Decoupling of Standard Implementation from Certification: Does Quality of ISO 14001 Implementation Affect Facilities’ Environmental Performance?”. Business Ethics Quarterly. 21(1): 73-102.
Arevalo, J. & Aravind, D. 2010. “The Impact of the Crisis on Corporate Responsibility: The Case of UN Global Compact Participants in the USA”. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 10(4): 406-420.
Aravind, D., & Christmann, P. 2008. “Institutional and Resource-Based Determinants of Substantive Implementation of ISO 14001”, In the Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
Damanpour, F., & Aravind, D. 2006. “Product and Process Innovations: A Review of Organizational and Environmental Determinants”, In J. Hage & M. Meeus (Eds.), Innovation, Science, and Institutional Change: 38-66. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.