Dr. Hari Bapuji is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Australia. His research and teaching broadly cover strategic management and international business. His current research is predominantly focused on how economic inequality affects organizations, and vice versa.
Dr. Bapuji has published numerous scholarly articles that appeared in leading management journals, including Business and Society, Harvard Business Review, Human Relations, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Operations Management, Management and Organization Review, Management Learning, Strategic Organization, and Organization. In addition, he published a book “Not Just China: The Rise of Recalls in the Age of Global Business,” which has been recognized as an outstanding academic title by CHOICE Magazine.
Dr. Bapuji’s research has been instrumental in shaping public discourse on global product safety and has been widely cited by hundreds of print and electronic media outlets, including New York Times, Huffington Post, Financial Times, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Washington Post, China Daily, USA Today, Sydney Morning Herald, People’s Daily, CBC, The Globe and Mail and Straits Times.
Dr. Bapuji won a number of awards and grants for his research and has authored cases used by thousands of students around the world. He has over ten years of industry experience in information technology and human resource management.
2014-2019 Co-Investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Insight Grant. The emergence and diffusion of irresponsible innovations in global food industry. Amount: $235,275. With J. Gao (PI).
2010-2012 Principal Investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Research Development Initiatives Grant. Increasing Product Recalls. Amount: $39,125. With S. Carvalho (CI).
2009-2012 Principal Investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Standard Research Grant. Recall Speed: Determinants and Consequents. Award amount: $71,000. With N. Dawar (CI).
2007-2010 Co-investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Standard Research Grant. External Knowledge Management. Amount: $71,000. With M. Crossan (PI) and S. Sridharan (CI).
2006-2009 Co-investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Standard Research Grant. Organizational Learning and Performance. Award amount: $76,697. With M. Rouse (PI) and M. Crossan (CI).
Education and training
University of Western Ontario 2005
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta 1994
Osmania University 1989
Available for supervision
My current research is focused on the relationship between societal economic inequality and organizations. For more details, please visit my website www.haribapuji.org and approach me for supervision or collaborations