Ashay Desai

Assistant Director for the Global Leadership Program, Professor
Management and Human Resources

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  • Ph.D. Strategic Management University of Memphis, TN 1998
  • MBA General Management University of Wyoming, Laramie 1993
  • MDBA Industrial Relations Institute of Management Development and Research, Pune, India 1990
  • B. Comm. Accountancy University of Pune, India 1988
  • DeArmond, S. E., Rau, B. L., Buelow, J., Desai, A. B., & Miller, A. Teaching Professional Skills During the Pandemic: Does Delivery Mode Matter? The International Journal of Management Education.
  • Desai, A. B., & DeArmond, S. E. Differences in consulting experiences with for-profit and non-profit clients: Implications for practice and research. International Journal of Management Education.
  • Francis, J., Desai, A. B., & Pett, T. (2021). Effects of Rapid Environmental Change and Speed of Decline on Distressed Firms and Turnaround Outcomes. Professor Dr. Bahaudin G. Mujtaba (Ed.). International Journal of Business and Administrative Studies, 7(4), 54-67.
  • Spivack, A., & Desai, A. (2019). PSYCHOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF THE WORKSITE SELECTION PROCESS OF KNOWLEDGE WORKERS. Organization Management Journal, 16(3), 123-139.
  • Spivack, A., & Desai, A. B. (2016). Women Entrepreneurs’ Work-Family Management Strategies: A Structuration Theory Study. Prof. Leo Paul Dana (Ed.). International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 27, 169-192.
  • Desai, A. B., Tippins, M., & Arbaugh, B. (2014). Learning through Collaboration and Competition: Incorporating Problem Based Learning and Competition Based Learning in a Capstone Course. Organization Management Journal, 11(4), 258-271.
  • Desai, A. B., & Francis, J. (2014). Performance decline and changes in corporate governance structure: testing the theory-practice linkage from a historical perspective. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 14(4).
  • Arbaugh, B., Rau, B. L., Desai, A. B., & Sridhar, B. (2010). A Review of Research on Online and Blended Learning in the Management Discipline: 1994-2009. Organization Management Journal.
  • Desai, A. B. (2008). Contingent Relationship Between Risk and Return: Toward a Behavioral Model of Decision Making. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management.
  • Desai, A. B., Mukherji, A., & Mukherji, J. (2006). Examing Risk-Return Relationships in the Regionalization Context: Beyond natioanl Culture. Journal of International Business Strategy.
  • Desai, A. B., & Sridhar, B. (2006). Employee Reactions to Outsourcing: Develpment of the Attitudes toward Outsourcing (ATO) Scale. Competition Forum.
  • Desai, A., & Francis, J. (2005). Situational And Organizational Determinants Of Turnaround. Management Decision.
  • Desai, A., Kroll, M., & Wright, P. (2004). Outside Board Monitoring And The Economic Outcomes Of Acquisitions: A Test Of The Substitution Hypothesis. Journal Of Business Research.
  • Desai, A., Kroll, M., & Wright, P. (2003). CEO Duality, Board Monitoring And Acquisition Performance: A Test Of Competing Theories. Journal Of Business Strategies 20(2).
  • Desai, A., & Mukherji, A. (2001). The Evolution Of Vertically Integrated Organizations: The Role Of Historical Context. Journal Of Management History.
Conference Presentations:
  • DeArmond, S. E., Rau, B. L., Buelow, J., Desai, A. B., & Miller, A. . Teaching Professional Skills During the Pandemic: Does Delivery Mode Matter?. Academy of Management, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Desai, A. B., DeArmond, S. E., & Taengnoi Siemers, S. . Problem Based and Service Based Learning in Business Courses: Does Type of Organization Matter?. Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver (online).
  • Desai, A. B., & Spivack, A. . Understanding Productivity And Performance Of Knowledge Workers: A Conceptual Model. SMA Meeting, Charlotte, SC.
  • Desai, A. B., & Spivack, A. . Motivation and work location choices of the mobile workforce: a future research agenda.. Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Desai, A. B., & Tippins, M. . The Student Consulting Practicum: Applied Learning through Collaboration and Competition. AMA Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference, Chicago.
Professional Presentations:
    Awards and Honors:
    • Penson Award (2017, September 08) UW Oshkosh.
    • 2014 Outstanding Management Education article award (2015, May 08) Eastern Academy of Management.
    Contracts and Grants:
    • Wisconsin Teaching Scholar (2021) OPID's Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars program External .