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Chetan ChawlaChetan Chawla

Ph.D. Candidate in Strategic Management 



Office: SOM 231


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M.B.A., International Business, University of Southern California, 2008

B.A., English, University of Delhi, India, 2003

Research/Teaching Interests:

Behavioral Theory

Corporate Governance

Firm Risk Taking



Chawla C., Mangaliso M., Knipes B., Gauthier J. 2012. Antecedents and implications of uncertainty in management: A historical perspective. Journal of Management History 18(2): 200-218.



Chawla, C., 2013. Exploring the Antecedents of Consumer Participation in Value Co-Creation: Microfoundations of Demand-Side Strategy. Paper presented at the European Group for Organizational Studies 29th Annual Colloquium 2013, Montreal, Canada.

Sharma, A., Chawla, C., Moliterno, T. 2012. Slack, Business Risk & Firm Performance. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.

Participated in Track 1 (pre-proposal) of the Doctoral Consortium. West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship  2011, University of Washington, Seattle.

Branch, B., Sharma, A., Chawla, C., Qiu, L. 2011. Mergers & Acquisitions and the Universal Investor. Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting 2011, Boston.

Chawla, C. 2011. Unweaving the Web: Value Co-creation as Strategy. Paper presented at Theorizing the Web, University of Maryland, 2011.

Chawla, C., Mangaliso, M., Knipes, B. & Gauthier, J. 2010. Antecedents & Implications of Uncertainty in Management: Critical Perspective in Historical Context. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2010, Montreal.

Honors and Awards:

Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2010 Best Paper Award: CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility
2011-2012 Isenberg Scholar Award

Previous Employment:

2008, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Consultant

2006 - 2007, India Trust, Manager