Professor Chandan Acharya joined the School of Business at College of Staten Island as Assistant Professor of Management. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from the University of North Texas (UNT), M.B.A. in Global Business Leadership from Johnson & Wales University, and B.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Pokhara University. Currently, he is teaching Organization Theory and Management (MGT 110), Services Marketing and Management (MGT 735), and Strategic Management (MGT 410). He has also taught Entrepreneurship and International Management Perspective in the past. Professor Acharya has mentored graduate and undergraduate students in conducting independent research studies. Prior to joining academia, he has worked in an advertising agency in Kathmandu, Nepal as a role of Strategic Planner.


Ph.D. in Management, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

MBA in Global Business Leadership, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island

BBA in Finance and Marketing, Pokhara University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Scholarship / Publications

Research Publications:

Professor Acharya's primary research interests are in the fields of knowledge management and innovation management. His latest publications are listed below:

Ojha, D., Struckell, E., Acharya, C., & Patel, P. C. (2020). Managing environmental turbulence through innovation speed and operational flexibility in B2B service organizations. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.

Acharya, C., Rechberg, I., & Dong, X. (2020). Race to learn: knowledge characteristics and resource structure. Journal of Knowledge Management, 24(5), 1059-1078.

Acharya, C., Ojha, D., Patel, P. C., & Gokhale, R. (2019). Modular interconnected processes, fluid partnering, and innovation speed: A loosely coupled systems perspective on B2B service supply chain management. Industrial Marketing Management.

Ojha, D., Struckell, E., Acharya, C., & Patel, P. (2018). Supply Chain Organizational Learning, Exploration, Exploitation, and Firm Performance: A Creation-Dispersion Perspective. International Journal of Production Economics, 204 (October, 2018), 70-82.

Ojha, D., Acharya, C., & Cooper, D. (2018). Transformational leadership and supply chain ambidexterity: Mediating role of supply chain organizational learning and moderating role of uncertainty. International Journal of Production Economics, 197, 215-231.

Ojha, D., Shockley, J., & Acharya, C. (2016). Supply chain organizational infrastructure for promoting entrepreneurial emphasis and innovativeness: The role of trust and learning. International Journal of Production Economics,179 (September, 2016), 212-227.

Last Updated: 03.15.2021