Vallari Chandna

Vallari Chandna

Assistant Professor

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Vallari Chandna is an Assistant 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 is currently teaching Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management. Her past teaching also includes entrepreneurship, business policy (capstone), leadership and human resources. She also teaches a graduate course in the UW-Extension’s Master of Science in Sustainable Management program.

Her current research interests are in organizational theory 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, the Romanian Economic Journal, and the Journal of Business Strategies among others. Given her interest in student research, she has also recently co-authored a book chapter with a graduate student. Shas presented her research at many regional, national and international conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Southern Management Association Conference, Southwest Academy of Management Conference, the European Group for organizational studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) and the Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference amongst others.

Dr. Chandna is also actively involved with these professional bodies through her service as reviewer, discussant, session chair and track chair. She is currently a Board Member for Southwest Academy of Management serving as a Representative-at-Large. Dr. Chandna serves on several committees and is a faculty associate of the Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI). She is also the faculty advisor for the Student Association for Management (SAM).