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Vallari Chandna

Vallari Chandna

Associate Professor; Chair, Management & Marketing

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Vallari Chandna is an Associate Professor of Management for the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay.

She earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Theory from University of North Texas (2016), her MBA in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from University of North Texas (2011) and a degree in law (BA.LL.B-Honors) from RSTMN University, India (2007). She also has experience working in the retail and media industries.

Dr. Chandna teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, E-Entrepreneurship and Digital Management, and the business capstone course Strategic Management. Her past teaching also includes leadership, human resources, entrepreneurship, and business policy (capstone). She teaches the graduate course, Leading Sustainable Organizations, in the UW-Extension’s Master of Science in Sustainable Management program.

Her current research interests are in strategy and entrepreneurship including virtual entrepreneurship, new organizational forms (temporary organizations), degrowth, sustainability, individual and organizational issues in start-ups, and inter-organizational relationships. Dr. Chandna’s work has been published in Journal of Business Research, Technovation, International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility, Journal of Business Strategies and Management Decision among others. Given her interest in student research, she has co-authored a book chapter with a graduate student. She has authored other book chapters, proceedings, posters etc. Dr. Chandna has presented her research at many regional, national and international conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Conference (AOM), Southern Management Association Conference (SMA), Southwest Academy of Management Conference (SWAM), the International Conference on Entrepreneurship & Family Business (ICEFB),  the European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium (EGOS), Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), and the Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference (SEE) among others.

Dr. Chandna is actively involved with these professional bodies through her service as reviewer, discussant, session chair and track chair. She has served as a Board Member for Southwest Academy of Management.  She is a journal reviewer for multiple academic journals as well as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (IJSECSR). She has served as the faculty advisor for the Student Association for Management (SAM) from 2017 to 2019.  Dr. Chandna serves on several Cofrin School of Business committees including the Assurance of Learning Committee (Chair). She has also served on the  Student Success Committee, multiple recruitment committees, and chaired the Distinguished Speaker Series Committee. Dr. Chandna has also served on the Faculty Senate at the University level. She is a faculty associate of the Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI).