Shavin Malhotra

Shavin Malhotra
Location: E7 2444
Phone: 519-888-4567 x40458


Shavin Malhotra, BSc, MBA, PhD, is a Professor of Strategy and the Conrad Research Excellence Chair at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. Shavin’s research interests span four domains: leadership, corporate strategy, international business, and entrepreneurship. He often draws from different fields such as management, economics, finance, and psychology to ground and develop his studies. His work has appeared in top management journals such as Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management and Human Resource Management. His research has also featured in the Harvard Business Review and the Wall Street Journal. 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.

Research Interests

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


  • BE 620 - Business Strategy
    • Taught in 2023
  • BET 601 - Strategically Managing the Entrepreneurial Organization
    • Taught in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

Graduate studies