Associate Professor

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Email: shavin.malhotra@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567 x30458

Location: Accelerator Building 205B 

Teaching

Education

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

Academic positions

  • Associate Professor, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Waterloo, 2016 to present 
  • 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 

  • Sui, S., Matthias, B., & Malhotra, S (equal authorship). How home peer firms affect exit of small firms in export markets: Evidence from Canadian exporters. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Forthcoming.

  • Malhotra, S., Reus, T., Zhu, P., & Roelofsen. E. The acquisitive nature of extraverted CEOs. Administrative Science Quarterly (included in the Financial Times list of top management journals), Forthcoming.

  • Malhotra, S., Morgan, H., and Zhu, P. (2016). Sticky decisions: Anchoring and equity stakes in international acquisitions. Journal of Management (included in the Financial Times list of top management journals), Forthcoming.

  • Dev, D., Malhotra, and S., Zhu, P. (2016). Internationalization process, impact of slack resources, and role of the CEO: The duality of structure and agency in Evolution of Cross-Border Acquisition Decisions. Journal of World Business, 51, 212-225.
  • Malhotra, S., Lin, H., and Farrell, C. (2016). Cross-national uncertainty and level of control in crossborder acquisitions: A comparison of Latin American and U.S. multinationals. Journal of Business Research, 69, 1993-2004.
  • Malhotra, S., Zhu, P., and Reus, T. (2015) Anchoring on the acquisition premium decisions of others. Strategic Management Journal (included in the Financial Times list of top management journals), 36 (12), 1866-1876.
  • Malhotra, S. and Gaur, A. (2014). Spatial geography and control in foreign acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies (included in the Financial Times list of top management journals), 45(2), 191-210.
  • Gaur, A., Malhotra, S., and Zhu, P. (2013). Acquisition announcement and stock market valuation of rivals: A test of growth probability hypothesis. Strategic Management Journal (included in the Financial Times list of top management journals), 34(2), 215-232. (An abridged version of the paper appeared in Chinese Management Insights, a Chinese-English bilingual publication that converts leading academic research on China-related topics into summaries that can be easily read and used by managers).
  • Malhotra, S. and Zhu, P. (2013). Paying for cross-border acquisitions: The impact of prior acquirers’ decisions. Journal of World Business, 48, 271-281.
  • Malhotra, S. (2012). Geographic distance as a moderator of curvilinear relationship between cultural distance and shared ownership. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 29, 218-230. (Among papers that the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences published in 2012, the journal nominated the above study for the best paper award).
  • Mulki, J., Jaramillo, F., and Malhotra, S., Locander, B. (2012). Decisive sales managers, reluctant salespeople and felt stress: The moderating impact of participative leadership. Journal of Business Research, 65, 77–83.
  • Lin, X. and Malhotra, S. (2012). To adapt or not adapt: The moderating effect of perceived similarity in cross cultural business partnerships. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36, 118-129.
  • Malhotra, S., Sivakumar, K., and Zhu, P. (2011). Curvilinear relationship between cultural distance and equity participation: An empirical analysis of cross-border acquisitions. Journal of International Management, 17, 316-332.

Selected Awards and Honours

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

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