Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Management
Office: CBA 348
Phone: (330) 972-7039
Email: dmukher@uakron.edu


Education:

  • PhD, The University of Memphis (Major: Business Administration, Concentration: Strategic Management)
    • Dissertation Title: Business Process Outsourcing: Antecedents and Performance Implications.
    • This dissertation has won the Morton Dissertation Award (University of Memphis) 2008. Each year the Graduate School awards approximately 100 doctorate degrees. Two winners are selected by faculty from across the university for the Morton Thesis/Dissertation Award.
  • M.B.A, Ohio University, 2003
  • L.L.B, University of Calcutta, India, 2000

Biography

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, The University of Akron, Department of Management (2013- Present)
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Akron, Department of Management (2008- 2013)
  • Management Instructor, The University of Memphis (Spring 2006- 2007)
  • Research Assistant, Wang Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), The University of Memphis (Summer 2004- Summer 2008)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Management, The University of Memphis (Fall 2003 –Spring 2004)
  • Research Assistant, College of Business, Ohio University ( Fall 2002- Summer, 2003)

Professional Experience

  • Worked as a consultant for a large kitchen manufacturer in Italy (OIKOS CUCINE), Summer 2003
  • Worked as a ‘Corporate Attorney’ in the High Court at Calcutta, India (1998-2002)

Professional Service

  • Member of the supply chain position search committee (Current)
  • Member of the core curriculum committee (Current)
  • Coordinator of the Business Policy course (Current)
  • Member of CBA strategic planning committee (Current)
  • Member of CBA scholarship committee, 2009 (Current)
  • Member of IB curriculum committee (Current)
  • Served as Session Chair at Southern Management Association meeting 2008
  • Served as reviewer for Academy of Management meeting, 2006-2008
  • Served as reviewer for Journal of Management Studies
  • Served as reviewer for Academy of International Business meeting, 2006-2008
  • Session Chair at Academy of International Business meeting, 2007
  • Served as reviewer for Southern Management Association meeting, 2005-2008
  • Served as reviewer for Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences
  • Discussant at Southern Management Association meeting, 2006

Professional Development

  • Faculty Development in International Business Seminar by CIBER at the University of Memphis, 2005-2008 (Seminar Teachers: Dr. Ben L. Kedia, Dr. Mason Carpenter, Dr. Mike Peng, Dr. Tamer Cavusgil, Dr. Tomas Hult, Dr. Michael Pustay and Dr. Attila Yaprak)

Teaching Interests and Courses Taught:

  • Business Strategy and Policy (Undergraduate)
  • Principles of Management
  • Management and Organizational Behavior (Graduate)
  • Domestic and International Strategy

Research Interests:

Strategy:

  • Offshoring strategy and Performance Consequences
  • Business Groups
  • Value Creation through Interorganizational Relationships

International Business:

  • Internationalization of R&D
  • International Alliances
  • Cross-border Knowledge Transfer
  • Emerging Economies


Research Accomplishments

Refereed Publications

  • D. Mukherjee, A. S. Gaur, & A. Datta, “Creating value through offshore outsourcing: An integrative framework,” Journal of International Management, December 2013, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 377 – 389.
  • D. Mukherjee, A. S. Gaur, S. S. Gaur, & F. Schmid, “External and internal influences on R&D alliance formation: Evidence from German SMEs,” Journal of Business Research, November 2013, Vol. 66, Issue 11, pp. 2178 – 2185.
  • Mukherjee, D., Gaur, A. S., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. 2012 External and internal influences on R&D alliance formation: Evidence from German SMEs, Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming.
  • Mukherjee, D. & Kedia, B.L. (2012). Offshoring and MNC Strategy. In Merchant, H. & Verbeke, A. (Eds.), Handbook of International Strategic Management, Elgar Publishing. 
  • Mukherjee, D., Renn, R.W., Kedia, B.L., & Mukherjee, D. Development of Interorganizational Trust in Virtual Organizations: An Integrative Framework. European Business Review (Accepted for publication).
  • Mukherjee, D., Lahiri, S., Mukherjee. D. & Billing, T.K. (2012). "Leading Virtual Teams: How do Cognitive, Social, and Behavioral Capabilities Matter?" , Management Decision (Forthcoming).
  • Gaur, A. S., Mukherjee, D., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. "Environmental and Firm Level Influences on Inter-organizational Trust and SME performance". Journal of Management Studies (Forthcoming).
  • Srinivasan, M., Mukherjee, D., & Gaur, "A. Buyer-supplier partnership quality and supply chain performance: Moderating role of risks, and environmental uncertainty". European Management Journal (Forthcoming).
  • Billing, T., Mukherjee, D., Kedia, B.L., Lahiri, S. “Top Executives’ International Expertise Commitment: Exploring Potential Antecedents”. Leadership and Organization Development Journal (2010).
  • Lahiri, S., Kedia, B.L. & Mukherjee, D. “The Impact of Management Capability on the Resource-Performance Linkage: Examining Indian Outsourcing Providers”. Journal of World Business (Accepted for publication)
  • Aupperle, K., Acar, W. & Mukherjee, D. “Chandler Revisited: A Historical Financial Analysis of Chandler's Own Matched and Mismatched Firms”. AOM Best Paper Proceedings, 2010.
  • Kedia, B.L., Mukherjee, D. “Understanding Offshoring: A Research Framework Based on Disintegration, Location and Externalization Advantages”, Journal of World Business, In Press.
  • Kedia, B.L., Mukherjee, D., & Lahiri, S., “Indian Business Groups: Evolution and Transformation”, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 23: 559-577, December 2006.
  • Kedia, B.L., Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D., “BRIC Economies: Earlier growth constraints, contemporary transformations, and future potential and key challenges”. Emerging Economies and the Transformation of International Business—Brazil, Russia, India, and China, S. C. Jain (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2006.

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

  • Mukherjee, D., Gaur, A., Gaur, S. & Schmid, F. Alliance formation, "Resources and Firm Performance", to be presented at the annual meeting of Eastern Academy of Management, Bangalore, India, 2011.
  • Nordtvedt, L., D. Mukherjee, and B. L. Kedia. "The Effect of Cross-border Knowledge and Technological Turbulence on Firm Performance: A Knowledge Transfer Study." To be presented at AIB, 2011, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Mukherjee, D., & Bhalla, A. “Creating Value from Global Offshoring Network: Insights from SAP AG”. Presented at Academy of International Business Meeting, Rio De Janiero, 2010.
  • Mukherjee, D. Gaur, A. S., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. “Effect of Trust, Knowledge Intensity, and Environmental Uncertainty on R&D Alliance Formation: An Examination of German SMEs”. Presented at Academy of International Business Meeting, Rio De Janiero, 2010.
  • Lahiri, S., Kedia, B.L. & Mukherjee, D. “The Impact of Management Capability on The Firm Resource-Performance Relationship: Evidence from Indian Offshore Outsourcing Service Providers”. Presented at Academy of International Business Meeting, Rio De Janiero, 2010.
  • Aupperle, K., Acar, W. & Mukherjee, D. “Chandler Revisited: A Historical Financial Analysis of Chandler's Own Matched and Mismatched Firms, Academy of Management Conference”. Montreal, Canada, 2010 (Accepted for AOM best paper proceedings).
  • Srinivasan, M., Mukherjee, D., & Gaur, A. “Buyer-supplier partnership quality and performance implications: Moderating role of risks, and uncertainty”. Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2010.
  • Gaur, A. S., Mukherjee, D., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. “Exchange Characteristics, Interorganizational Trust and SME Performance”. Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2010.
  • Mukherjee, D., Lahiri, S. & Kedia, B.L. “Performance Implications of Business Process Outsourcing and Role of Client-Vendor Partnership Quality: An Examination of U.S Outsourcing Client firms”. Academy of International Business Conference, San Diego, 2009.
  • Mooty, S., Kedia, B.L., Mukherjee, D., & Vickery, R. "Managing from the center: A framework for innovation through different types of collaborative networks". Presented at Southern Management Association Meeting, St Pete Beach, 2008. Included in the proceedings.
  • Billing, T., Mukherjee, D., Lahiri, S., Kedia, B.L., “What Determines Top Executive’s Commitment towards International Expertise? Exploring Potential Antecedents”. Presented at Southern Management Association Meeting, St Pete Beach, 2008.
  • Kedia, B.L., & Mukherjee, D., “Explaining Offshoring: A Framework Based on Disintegration, Location and Externalization Advantages”, presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, 2007.
  • Gondo, M., Pohler, D., & Mukherjee, D., “The Role of Human Resource Managers in Strategic Human Resource Management and Strategic Change”, presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, 2007.
  • Mukherjee, D., Kedia, B.L., “A Model of Organizational Identification for Virtual Team Workers: Role of Individualism-Collectivism and Uncertainty Avoidance”, presented at Academy of International Business Conference, Indianapolis, 2007.
  • Billing, T., Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D., “Acquiring Expertise in International Business: An Examination of Managerial Commitment”, presented at the Academy of International Business Conference, Beijing, China, 2006.
  • Mukherjee, D., Kedia, B.L., and Nordtvedt, L., “Cross-Border Comprehension of Knowledge Transferred: Role of Relationship and Communication Frequency”, presented at Academy of Management Meeting, Atlanta, 2006.
  • Nordtvedt, L and Mukherjee, D., “Environmental Pressure for Learning and Frugality in Cross-border Knowledge Transfer: Role of Focal Firm-IBA Relationship and Communication Frequency”, presented at the Academy of International Business Conference, Beijing, China, 2006.
  • Mukherjee, D., Billing, T., Gondo, M., “Leadership Capabilities and Virtual Team Phases: A Proposed Research Framework”, to be presented at Southern Management Association Conference, Clear-Water Beach, Florida, 2006.
  • Billing, T. K., Renn, R. W., Mukherjee, D., “Individual Temporal Preferences, Job Temporal Dimensions, and Role Based Stress: A Person Job Fit Perspective”, Southwest Academy of Management, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2006.
  • Kedia, B.L., Mukherjee, D., & Lahiri, S., “Indian Business Groups: Development, Transformation and Future Challenges”. Asia Pacific Journal of Management (Special Issue) Conference, Singapore, December, 2005.
  • Mukherjee, D., Renn, R.W., Kedia, B.L., & Lahiri, S., “Development of Interorganizational Trust in Virtual Organizations: An Integrative Framework”. Southern Management Association Meeting Proceedings, Charleston, SC, November, 2005.
  • Kedia, B.L., Lahiri, S., & Mukherjee, D., “Strategic Leadership and Outsourcing: Towards an Integrative Framework”. Academy of International Business Meeting, Quebec City, Canada, July, 2005.
  • Mukherjee, D., and Kedia, B.L., “Development of Trust in Virtual Organizations: A Conceptual Framework”, Western Hemispheric Development Challenges in the Global Context Conference, Texas (A&M) International University, April, 2005.

Awards:

  • John F. Mee, Contribution to Management History Paper Award, AOM (2010)
  • Institute for Global Business Summer Grant, The University of Akron (2010)
  • Summer Research Grant, The University of Akron (2009)
  • Morton Best Dissertation Award, The University of Memphis, TN, USA (2008)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Grant, CIBER, The University of Memphis (2008)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award, Southern Management Association, Clearwater Beach, FL (2006)