Associate Professor of Management 

Anurag Sharma 

Associate Professor

Telephone: 413-545-5682


Office: Isenberg 352


View CV (pdf)


Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
M.B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
B.E., BITS-Pilani, India

Research & Teaching:

Competitive Strategy & Investment Behavior

Course: Business Strategy & Leadership (pdf)

Course: Value Investing (pdf)


Crowd Psychology & Large Scale Behavior

Course: Euphoria & Panic (pdf)


International Management

Course: Business in Italy (pdf)

Select Published Research:

Explaining Market-to-Book: The relative role of firm performance, growth, and risk. (pdf) Business Quest. (with Ben Branch, Chetan Chawla, and Liping Qiu)

Sustainability 'wars' in a New England town. (pdf) Futures. (with Elizabeth Krause)

A Price-to-Book Model of Stock Prices. (pdf) Business Quest. (with Ben Branch, Bradley Gale, Cosette Chichirau, and Julie Proy)

Divisional Reverse Leveraged Buyout: Finishing School or Financial Arbitrage? (pdf) Journal of Private Equity. (with Michael Braun)

Should the CEO Also Be Chair of the Board? An Empirical Examination of Family-Controlled Public Firms. (pdf) Family Business Review. (with Michael Braun)

Linking Product Development Outcomes to Market Valuation of the Firm: The Case of the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry. (pdf) Journal of Product Innovation Management. (with Nelson Lacey)

Central Dilemmas of Managing Innovation in Large Firms. (pdf) California Management Review. (solo)

Professional as Agent: Knowledge asymmetry in agency exchange. (pdf) Academy of Management Review. (solo)


Professional & Community Outreach:

Chair, Program & Budget Council, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA

Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Isenberg School of Management

Member, Strategic Management Society

Member, Amherst Town Meeting

Member, Town of Amherst Finance Committee