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Associate Professor of Management

Year Joined RCNJ: 2012

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7351
  • Email:
  • Office: ASB-012
  • Office Hours: Monday/Thursday 1:05-2:10pm; 4-4:25pm


  • Ph.D. Temple University
  • MBA: Cochin University, India
  • BTech (Civil Engineering): Kerala University, India

Courses Offered:

  • Managing Organizational Behavior
  • Ethics in Business

Research Interests:

  • Business Ethics
  • Social networks
  • Authentic leadership

 Recent Publications:

  • Shivarajan, S; Dubois, T; & Srinivasan, A. (2015) Examining how marginalized stakeholders successfully redress their issues:  A social networks approach.  Annals of Social Responsibility, 1(1): 108-130.
  • Prasad, A. & Shivarajan, S. (2015).  Understanding the role of technology in reducing corruption: a transaction cost approach.   Journal of Public Affairs, 15 (1), 22-39.
  • Shivarajan, S & Srinivasan, A. (2013). The poor as suppliers of intellectual property. A social network approach to sustainable poverty alleviation. Business Ethics Quarterly, 23(3): 381-406
  • Shivarajan, S; Dubois, T; & Srinivasan, A. ‘Examining the Evolution of Ties in Social Networks: A Longitudinal Multi-Method Study’ (Best paper proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, 2012)
  • Shivarajan, S. 2010 ‘Dynamic Networks and Successful Social Action: A Framework to Examine the Coca-Cola Controversy in Kerala, India’ in Enhancing Global Competitiveness through Sustainable Environmental Stewardship (pp. 187-206). Edward Elgar Publishing.
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