Team

Coordinators

Hari Bapuji
University of Melbourne
About Hari

Hari is a Professor of Strategic Management and International Business at The University of Melbourne, Australia. His current research is predominantly focused on how economic inequality affects organizations, and vice versa. Hari has published numerous scholarly articles that appeared in leading management journals, including Academy of Management Annals, Business & Society, Harvard Business Review, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Operations Management, and Organization Studies. His editorial experience includes roles at various journals, including Business & Society (as a Co-Editor), Organization and Asia Pacific Journal of Management (as Associate/Senior Editor), and Human Relations, International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Management (as special issue guest editor).

Kamini Gupta
King’s College, London
About Kamini

Kamini is an Assistant Professor at King’s Business School, King’s College London and holds a PhD from London Business School. Her research explores how organizations simultaneously pursue multiple and conflicting goals, focusing especially on the domain at the intersection of business and society. Kamini’s research has been published in journals such as Strategic Management Journal and Academy of Management Perspectives. Her research has also won multiple awards such as SMS Annual conference Best paper prize and AOM best paper award. She is also the winner of several prestigious grants, including the ESRC-UKRI-ICSSR grant on strengthening UK-India trade as part of which she is studying social network inequalities among trade relationships. Kamini is also passionate about impact and she often works with organizations with the goal of using systematic research evidence to make them more effective, and impactful. She writes and speaks regularly in Indian and British press, conferences and practitioner events on issues related to business and society.

Vivek Soundararajan
School of Management, University of Bath
About Vivek

Vivek is an Professor of Work and Equality at the School of Management, University of Bath. Also, he is a United Kingdom Research and Innovation Future Leader Fellow. He leads a research initiative Embed-Dignity, and acts as a deputy director of the Centre for Business, Organisations, and Society (CBOS) at the University of Bath. He conducts research on governance of labour rights in supply chains, and inequalities in and around organizations. His research has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of World Business, Organization Studies, and Human Relations. His research has received awards and nominations from top academic associations, journals, and media, including the Academy of International Business Best Theory Paper Award (2023), Financial Times Top 100 Papers with Social Impact (2020), Business Ethics Quarterly Journal Top 3 Outstanding Articles (2020), Business & Society Journal Best Paper Award (2019), and the Academy of Management Best Dissertation Award (2014). He has acquired around £1.6 Million in funding from both industries and research councils. Currently, he is an editorial board member of the Journal of Business Ethics, and Business & Society and he reviews for numerous world-leading high-impact journals and research councils across disciplines.

Sneha Chrispal
Monash University
About Sneha

Sneha is a Lecturer in Business Ethics at Monash Business School, Australia. Her research is focused on inequality, specifically on gender and caste, at the intersection of business and society. She received her PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia, where she received the Williams Prize for Excellence in the Business and Economics PhD Thesis. Sneha’s research has been published in leading journals like Academy of Management Annals, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and Sloan Management Review, among others. She has also been invited to write book chapters and articles, particularly focused on qualitative methodologies, and postcolonial and decolonial theory. Sneha has also reviewed for journals such as Organization Studies, Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Sneha’s work has also been recognized by the Financial Times Responsible Business Awards.

Mentors and Facilitators

AJNESH PRASAD

EGADE Business School

ALESSIA CONTU

University of Massachusetts Boston

ANDREW CRANE

University of Bath

ARUN KUMAR

King’s College, London

BRYAN HUSTED

EGADE Business School

COLIN HIGGINS

Deakin University

DANIEL MUZIO

University of York

ELIZABETH GEORGE

The University of Texas at Austin

FRANK DE BAKKER

IESEG School of Management

GARIMA SHARMA

Georgia State University

GERRY GEORGE

Georgetown University

GOKHAN ERTUG

Singapore Management University

HERMAN AGUINIS

The George Washington University

IAN MCCARTHY

Simon Fraser University

ISRAR QURESHI

Australian National University

JAMES WALSH

University of Michigan

JANE LU

City University of Hong Kong

JOAO CUNHA

IESEG School of Management

JOHANN FORTWENGEL

King’s College, London

KATHLEEN REHBEIN

Marquette University

LAURA SPENCE

Royal Holloway, University of London

LIANG CHEN

Singapore Management University

RAM MAHALINGAM

University of Michigan

MANPREET HORA

Georgia Institute of Technology

MARK LEARMONTH

Durham University

METTE MORSING

Head, PRME, UN Global, Compact

PATRIZIA ZANONI

Hasselt University

RAZA MIR

William Patterson University

RUSS BELK

York University

SRI TALLURI

Michigan State University

THOMAS ROULET

University of Cambridge

TINE KOEHLER

University of Melbourne

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