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Vikas Anand

Vikas Anand

Associate Professor

MBA Director

Department of Management
Office: WJWH519
(479) 575-6232


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  • B.E., Birla Institute of Technology, Civil Engineering, 06/1988
  • MSc, Birla Institute of Technology, Physics, 06/1988
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, International Business, 06/1990
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, Business, 07/1999

Research Interests

  • Organizational knowledge
  • Business Ethics
  • Globalization of business practices.

Teaching Interests

  • Business Strategy
  • International Management
  • Capstone


Vikas Anand received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University, and an MBA in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and a Master's Degree in Physics. His major areas of research include corruption and ethics in organizations, crisis management, organizational identity and identification, and knowledge and information management in organizations. He has published and presented his work on business ethics and knowledge management in several research and practitioner outlets such as the Academy of Management Review, Research in Organizational Behavior, Organization Science, Academy of Management Executive and so on. Prior to his academic career, he was a manager in two large multi-national corporations and his roles included marketing and strategic planning in various parts of Africa and Asia. He has taught at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph. D. levels and has given lectures on aspects of international business in multiple countries. He has worked with organizations for his research relating to ethics, global processes outsourcing, and knowledge management. He has received several teaching awards including the University of Arkansas Alumni Association Award and the U of A Associated Student Government award. He was the recipient of the 2010 Walton College Outstanding Service Award and the 2011 Walton College Outstanding All Around Faculty Award. He currently serves as the Faculty Director of the Walton College MBA Programs.
Vikas Anand, Tina Dacin, Pamela Murphy, (in press). The continued need for diversity in fraud research, Journal of Business Ethics
Shannon Rawski, Jennifer Gephart, Vikas Anand, Iris Reychav, (2014). An Interactionist Model of Punishment Severity: Understanding the Effects of Moral Intensity and Moral Identity,Academy of Management Proceedings
Vikas Anand, Mahendra  Joshi, Anne O'Leary-Kelly, (2013). An Expanded Model of Strategic Group Identification,Organization Science 24 (2): 571-590
Blake Ashforth, Mahendra  Joshi, Vikas Anand, Anne O'Leary-Kelly, (2013). Extending the Expanded Model of Organizational Identification to Occupations,Journal of Applied Social Psychology,
Blake Ashforth, Mahendra  Joshi, Vikas Anand, Anne O'Leary-Kelly, (2013). Organizational and Occupational Identification: The case of Indian Call Centers. ,Journal of Applied Social Psychology,
Iris Reychav, Vikas Anand, (2012). E-learning Technologies: A key to Dynamic Capabilities,Computers and Human Behavior
Amy Guerber, Aparna Rajagopalan, Vikas Anand, (2011). The influence of national culture on the rationalization of corruption,Crime and Corruption in Organizations: Why it Happens and What to do about it?. London, UK: Ashgate Publishing. : 142-159
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