Dr. Bindu Arya is currently the Chair of the Global Leadership and Management Department. Her publications and ongoing research projects focus on enterprise strategy, transformation and collaboration networks. She has a special interest in studying the impact of CSR on organizational and employee outcomes in emerging markets (South Africa and Asia). In addition to regularly presenting her work at international conferences, Dr. Arya’s research has been extensively published in academic journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Business Ethics Quarterly, among others. Dr. Arya received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. She teaches the Capstone Strategic Management course at the DBA, the Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate levels. Dr. Arya is the recipient of the 2022 John B. Cullen Best Paper Award, 2022 College of Business Administration Research Impact Award, 2009 Douglas E. Durand Award for Research Excellence and 2016 Anheuser-Busch Excellence in Teaching Award.
Ph.D. Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2006
M.S. Administrative Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, May 2002
MBA. Iowa State University, May 2000
BUS AD 7106: Strategic Business Analysis
BUS AD 6990: Strategy Formulation and Implementation
MGMT 5634: Sustainability Management
MGMT 4219: Strategic Management
2022 John B. Cullen Best Paper Award, Midwest Academy of Management
2022 COBA Research Impact Award, UM-St. Louis
2016 Recipient of the Anheuser Busch Teaching Award, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2009 Recipient of the Douglas E. Durand Award for Research Excellence, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Areas: Collaboration Networks, Enterprise Strategy in Emerging Economies, Corporate Social Responsibility in Multinational
Refereed Publications (Some of the articles are downloadable)
Arya, B., Horak, S., Bacouel-Jentjens, S., & Ismail, K. 2023. Leading entrepreneurial sustainability initiatives in emerging economies. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 18(1): 64-85.
Haering, A., Arya, B., Heinrich, T., & Horak, S. 2022. Costly information acquisition: The influence of stakeholder earnings. Journal of Economic Psychology, 90: 1050-55.
Sahasranamam, S., Arya, B., & Mukundan, K. V. 2022. Dual institutional embeddedness and home country CSR engagement: Evidence from Indian MNEs. Journal of Business Research 141: 163-174.
Arya, B., Horak, S., Bacouel-Jentjens, S., & Ismail, K. 2021. Leading entrepreneurial sustainability initiatives in emerging economies. International Journal of Emerging Markets (In Press)
Horak, S., & Arya, B. 2020. Cultural context and cross-country behavioral differencesin group decision-making. International Studies of Management & Organization, 50(2): 153-173.
Sahasranamam, S., Arya, B., & Sud, M. 2020. Ownership structure and corporate social responsibility in an emerging market. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37: 1165-1192.
Ouakouak, M. L., Zaitouni, M. G., & Arya, B. 2020. Ethical leadership, emotional leadership, and quitting intentions in public organizations: Does employee motivation play a role? Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 41(2): 257-279.
Sahasranamam, S., Arya, B., & Sud, M. 2019. Ownership structure and corporate social responsibility in an emerging market. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37: 1165- 1192.
Arya, B., Mirchandani, D., & Harris, M. M. 2019. Personality and pay satisfaction: Exploring the influence of organizational justice and gender in South Africa. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(2): 219-250.
Horak, S., Arya, B., & Ismail, K. 2018. Organizational sustainability determinants in different cultural settings: A conceptual framework. Business Strategy and the Environment, 27(4): 528-546.
Johnson, J., Arya, B., and Mirchandani, D. 2013. Global integration strategies of Taiwanese SMEs: An empirical examination. Journal of World Business, 48(1): 47-57.
Johnson, J., Arya, B., & Mirchandani, D. 2013. Global integration strategies of Taiwanese SMEs: An empirical examination. Journal of World Business, 48(1): 47-57.
Arya, B., and Bassi, B. 2011. Corporate Social Responsibility and Black Economic Empowerment legislation in South Africa: Codes of Good Practice. Business & Society, 50(4): 674-695. [pdf download]
Arya, B., and Zhang, G. 2009. Institutional reforms and investor reactions to CSR announcements: Evidence from an emerging economy. Journal of Management Studies, 46(7): 1089-1112. [pdf download]
Lin, Z., Yang, H., and Arya, B. 2009. Alliance partners and firm performance: Resource complementarity or association for legitimacy. Strategic Management Journal, 30(9): 921-940.
Arya, B., Bassi, B., & Phiyega, R. 2008. Transformation charters in contemporary South Africa: The case of ABSA Group Limited. Business and Society Review, 113(2): 227-251.
Arya, B., and Lin, Z. 2007. Understanding collaboration outcomes from an extended resource based perspective: The roles of organizational characteristics, partner attributes, and network structures. Journal of Management, 33(5): 697-723. [pdf download]
Arya, B., and Salk, J. E. 2006. Cross-sector alliance learning and effectiveness of voluntary codes of corporate social responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly, 16(2): 211-234. [pdf download]
Lin, Z., Yang, H., Arya, B., Huang, Z., and Li, Dan. 2005. Structural versus individual perspectives on the dynamics of group performance: Theoretical exploration and empirical investigation. Journal of Management, 31(3): 354-381. [pdf download]
Salk, J. E., and Arya, B. 2005. Social performance learning in multinational corporations: Multicultural teams, their social capital and use of cross-sector alliances. In D. L. Shapiro, M. A. Von Glinow, and J. Cheng (Eds.), Managing multinational teams: Global perspectives. Advances in International Management, 18: 189-207.