University of Southern California

Arvind Bhambri
Associate Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-0730
Education: 
DBA, Harvard University; MM, Indian Institute of Management; BTech, Maharaja Sayajirao University

Overview

Arvind Bhambri specializes in strategic change, competitive strategy, global business development, and leadership. He has twice received the Golden Apple Award for MBA instruction. In a 2008 special report on executive MBA programs by the Wall Street Journal, Professor Bhambri was profiled as one of fourteen best EMBA professors worldwide. In 2009, he received the Evan C. Thompson Award for Learning and Teaching Innovation. Professor Bhambri has served on on the faculty of the Getty Museum Leadership Institute, Bocconi University, University of Hawaii's Advanced Management Program, and the Owner Managed Business Institute in Boston.

Research

Poulfelt, F., Greiner, L. E., and Bhambri, A. (2005) "The Changing Global Consulting Industry," Thomson South-Western.
Greiner, L. E., Bhambri, A., and Cummings, T. G. (2003) "Searching for a Strategy to Teach Strategy," Academy of Management Learning & Education , 2 (4).
Greiner, L. E., Bhambri, A., and Cummings, T. G. (2003) "Looking for a Strategy to Teach Strategy," Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2 (4), 402-420.
Bhambri, A. (2002) "When New CEOs Succeed and Fail: 4-D Theory of Strategic Transformation," Organizational Dynamics.
Bhambri, A., Gupta, A.K., and Kagono, T. (1997) "Robust Companies: Organizational Explanations for Sustained Success," Kluwer Academic Press.
Bhambri, A. (1995) "Building a Company: The evolving role of Human Resources at Nestle Brands," Work in America Institute.
Bhambri, A., Davis, J., and Braaten, D.O. (1994) "Orient-U.S. Leasing Corporation: A Japanese-American Joint Venture in Financial Services, in International Business Case Studies for the Cultural Marketplace," Gulf Publishing.
Greiner, L. E., and Bhambri, A., "Influence and Information in Organization-Stakeholder Relationships," in Post, J., eds., Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, JAI Press, Greenwich, CT 1991.
Bhambri, A., Kreiner, P., Dale-Johnson, D., and Peiser, R. (1991) "Strategies and Structure in Real Estate firms Lessons from Management Research," Urban Land Institute.
Greiner, L. E., and Bhambri, A. (1990) "The Dynamics of Strategic Change at Mega Corporation," Planning Review.
Greiner, L. E., and Bhambri, A., "Mega Corporation: A Case Series in Intervention for Strategic Change," in Glassman, A., and Cummings, T., eds., Cases in Organization Development, Richard D. Irwin, 1990, Homewood, Ill 1990.
Schnepp, O., Von Glinow, M. A., and Bhambri, A., U.S. China Technology, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1990.
Glinow, V., Schnepp, M.A.O, and Bhambri, A. (1990) "Assessing Success in U.S. - China Technology Transfer," Oxford University Press.
Hocevar, S., and Bhambri, A. (1989) "Corporate Social Performance: A Model of Assessment Criteria," JAI Press, 11.
Greiner, L. E., and Bhambri, A. (1989) "New CEO Intervention and Dynamics of Deliberate Strategic Change," Strategic Management Journal, 10, 67-86.
Bhambri, A. (1988) "Establishing the Initial Contract," Organization Behavior Teaching Review, 13 (2), 18-27.
Bhambri, A., and Sonnenfeld, J. (1988) "Organizational Structure and Corporate Social Performance: A Field Study in Two Contrasting Industries," Academy of Management Journal, 31 (3), 642-662.
Bhambri, A., and Sonnenfeld, J. (1987) "The Man Who Stands Alone," New Management, 4 (4), 29-33.
Bhambri, A., Schnepp, O., and Von Glinow, M.A. (1987) "U.S. - China Technology Transfer: Problems and Solutions,".
Bhambri, A., and Sonnenfeld, J. (1984) "Managing Corporate Public Affairs: A Comparative Study of Forest Products and Insurance," Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
Miles, R. H., and Bhambri, A., The Regulatory Executives, Sage Publishing, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA 1983.
Bhambri, A., and Miles, R.H. (1982) "Public Policy Priorities and Responsiveness: A Comparison of the Views of Insurance Regulators and Senior Company Executives," Best's Review, 82 (9).
Bhambri, A., and Miles, R.H. (1981) "The Agent and the Arbiter: Two Important Actors on the Regulatory Stage," Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 355-359.
Bhambri, A., and Miles, R.H. (1980) "Organizational Maintenance and Adaptation: The Roles of Senior Line Managers and Corporate External Affairs Professionals," Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 216-220.