Professor of Strategy and Conrad Research Excellence Chair

Email: shavin.malhotra@uwaterloo.caShavin Malhotra head shot

Phone: 519-888-4567 x40458

Location: E7 2444

Shavin Malhotra, BSc, MBA, PhD, is a Professor of Strategy at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. In his earlier roles, he was an Associate Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management and the Co-director at the International Research Institute. Shavin received his PhD from Carleton University and his MBA from Panjab University. He teaches BET 601 - Strategically Managing the Entrepreneurial Organization and BET - 320 Introduction to Commercialization Management.

Expertise:

  • Corporate strategy
  • International business
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Role of heuristics and personality in strategic decision-making

Teaching

Education

  • PhD, Business Administration, Carleton University, 2008
  • MBA, Marketing, Panjab University, 1999
  • BSc, Chemistry, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 1996

Academic positions

  • Professor, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Waterloo, 2020 to present
  • Associate Professor, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Waterloo, 2016 to 2020
  • Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 2013 - 2015 
  • Co-director, International Research Institute, Ryerson University, 2010 - 2014 
  • Assistant Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 2009 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor, Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University, 2008 - 2009

Industry experience

  • Business Development Executive, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, 2001 - 2003
  • Marketing Executive, Jobsahead.com, 1999 - 2001 

Research interests

  • Corporate strategy
  • International business
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Role of heuristics and personality in strategic decision-making

Selected Publications 

Selected Awards and Honours

2020 Best Paper Award (IB), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference
2020 Best Paper Finalist, Academy of Management conference
2020 Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo
2018 Recognized by Dean for Teaching Excellence
2018 Best Paper Award (Strategy), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference
2017 Recognized by the Dean for Teaching Excellence
2016 SSHRC Insight Grant (Principal Investigator) ($133,132)
2015 Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management conference
2014 Distinguished Paper Award, Academy of Management conference (Paper rated in the top 1%)
2014 Best Paper Award (Strategy), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference
2014 Faculty Scholarly Research Award, Ryerson University ($2,000)
2013 Identified by Ryerson students as ‘A Prof Who Made a Mark’
2013 Best Paper Award (Global Business), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference
2013 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (Principal Investigator) ($65,550)
2013 Best Paper Nomination, Canadian Journal of Administration Sciences
2013 Best Paper Nomination, Strategic Management Society
2011 Faculty Scholarly Research Award, Ryerson University ($2,000)
2009 Best Paper Award (International Marketing), AMA Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference
2008 University Senate Medal for Academic Achievement, Carleton University
2007 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($15,000)
2005 Best Paper Award, 9th International Conference on Marketing Development

Shavin Malhotra CV (PDF)

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo
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