Jyoti Bachani

Overview

Professional Overview: 

Strategy making in business and nonprofit organizations, management of technology and innovation with creativity, mindful use of technology for creating sustainable futures, Humanistic Management, experiential pedagogy, simulations and case-studies, are some of the words to describe my interests in teaching and scholarship.

Department: 
School of Economics and Business Administration » Management and Entrepreneurship
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Education

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California
    Graduate and undergraduate classes in Strategy, Global Business Strategy and Management of Creativity, Technology and Innovation.
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research by Saint Mary's College 2010.
  • Assistant Professor - University of Redlands. 

Research Experience:

Earned the Best Field Research Based Report Award for a case-study on Shivganga: Organizing for Rainwater Harvesting in Jhabua India, by the Academy of Management, Management Consulting Division, 2016.

Founder Member of the US Chapter of International Humanisitic Management Association

Editorial Board Member: Journal of Management Inquiry 2016-Present. 

Outstanding Faculty Research Award by School of Business and Economics at SMC 2013.

Fulbright Senior Research Scholar 2011-2012 at Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India.

Editor in Chief - Emerald Emerging Markets Case Collection (February 2012 - July 2015)

Other Experience

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

Graduate Level: Business Strategy, Global Business Strategy, Management of Creativity, Technology and Innovation, Story Telling with Data Analytics.
Undergraduate Level: Business Strategy, Breathwork and Voice: Crafting Life Stories, Digital Story Telling, Digital Story Telling with Data.

Service

Editor for special issue on Poetry for Organizing for the Journal of Organizational Aesthtics 
 

Editorial Board Member Journal of Management Inquiry
July 2016-Present

Board Member North American Case Research Association
October 2008 - Octover 2017

Founding Member of the US chapter of the International Humanistic Management Association, 2017. 

Member of Humanistic Management Network
Aug 2010-Present

Editor-in-Chief Emerald Emerging Markets Case Collection
Feb 2012 - July 2015
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies provide global downloadable case-studies for use in MBA class rooms all over the world. Regional editors in Africa, Brazil, China, India, Russia and South East Asia collaborate to produce contemporary cases.

Past-President Western Casewriters Association, 2008 - 2009.
Responsible for organizing the annual conference, held in conjunction with the Western Academy of Management Meetings in Midway, UT in March 2009.

Member of Academy of Management since 2001. 

Member of Western Academy of Management since 2005. 

Member of Practice Theme Committee of Academy of Management since 2015. 

Part of the team that worked on the Scholarly Impact Report for the Academy of Management (http://aom.org/About-AOM/StrategicPlan/Scholarly-Impact-Report.aspx)

Session Chair:

SMC Internal Service

Senator, Academic Senate, 2013

Member, Rank and Tenure Committee, 2013-2014

Academic Honors Council, 2009 - 2015

Recruitment Committee, Aug 2009 - July 2011

Library Committee, Aug 2009-July 2011

Member of Grade Grievance Committee, 2009 - 2010

Univeristy of Redlands Faculty Advisor 2005 - 2008
Whitehead Leadership Honor Society for Business School

Presentations

Teaching Effectiveness Workshop Presenter, Indian Academy of Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, December 2017.

Indian Insights: Integrating Individuals, Institutions and Innovations. Presentation at the Indian Academy of Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, December 2017.

Indian Soft Power: Learning Through Yoga, Poetry and Music, presentation at the Indian Academy of Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, December 2017.

Organizing, not Organizations: Humansitic approaches in the case of rainwater harvesting by tribals in India, India @ Seventy conference, Cal Poly Pomona, Ahimsa Center, November 2017. 

An Art Salon: Poetry, Music and Paintings to see in new ways, Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA, Aug 2017.

Mindfulness Through Improv, Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA, Aug 2017.

AirWorks: Indian Aviation Services Take Off, Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA, Aug 2017.

Teaching Humanistic Management: Humans, Not Just Resources, Caucus at the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, August 2017.

Doing Good Qualitative Research: invited speaker at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, 31 May 2017.

Shivganga: Organizing Tribals in Jhabua, India for Sustainable Water Harvesting, with Neelu Bhullar, Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, CA, Aug 2016.

4E Model of Knowledge Creation, with A Roy and Rajen Gupta, Western Academy of Management, Portland, OR, Mar 2016.

Emergent Pedagogical Tools for the Digital Era,Western Academy of Management, Portland, OR, Mar 2016.

Mindfulness in Management Through Improv: An experiential workout for your imagination, Western Academy of Management, Portland, OR, Mar 2016.

Angadias: The Indian Backbone of Global Diamond-Business Proceedings for Western Casewriters Association, Kauai, HI, Mar 2015.

Hosted a Global Panel on Social Justice in India, South Africa, Tanzania and the US on 27 Feb 2015 at St. Mary’s College in Moraga with Ted-X Berkeley speakers, in collaboration with the Fetzer Institute.

Offered a session on Head, Heart and Hands at the Elfenworks Centre for Responsible Business conference on the theme of Business and the Challenges of Inequality at St. Mary’s College in Moraga April 2015.

Airworks: Building Aviation Services in India,Western Casewriters Association, Santa Fe, NM, Mar 2013.

Jugaad  – An Indian Way to Innovate, or not? Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe NM, Mar 2013.

Lessons for Social Enterprises: Why Business Practices Fail in Non-Profit Organizations, co-authored with M Vradelis, 19th Annual International Conference of the Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP), Honolulu, Oct 2011.

Financing Rural Telemedicine. Bachani, Jyoti (paper, co-author)
Yale Great Lakes Management Conference
Dec 2010.

Professional Development Presentations Offered for Faculty

Keynote Speaker, An Indo-American Perspective on Indian Ingenuity: Jugaad, at the Yale Great Lakes Management Conference, Dec 30, 2013.

Executive Speaker Series Forum at Santa Clara, Technology Trends and Global Competitiveness. Moderator for the panel, April 12, 2013

Leading Operational Excellence training for senior management of the largest public sector bank in India at the State Bank of India Staff College, Hyderabad, Apr 2012.

Panel discussion on innovation for The Lehendakari, His Excellency Patxi Lopez, President of the Basque regional government. Panel member, New Delhi, Mar 21, 2012.
 

Jugaad, a way to innovate, or not? at the South and Central Asia Fulbright Conference in Kochi; Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Mar 15, 2012.

Writing Publishable Cases: Workshop for faculty at the All India Management Association, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India, 27 July 2012.

Using Cases to Build Theory, Academy of Management Conference, Aug 2011

Using Information and Communication Technologies in the Classroom. Academy of Management 2010

Management Scholars and India 2.0. Academy of Management 2010

Management Scholars and India: An Open Dialog at the Academy of Management Meetings 2009.

Publications

Books

Leadership and Trust in Humanistic Management, a co-edited book with Robert Blomme and Michael Pirson, Business Expert Press, New York, July 2018.

Social Entrepreneurship and Mindfulness in Humanistic Management, a co-edited book with Michael Pirson, Business Expert Press, New York, July 2018.

Strategy Making in Nonprofit Organizations – A Model and Case Studies, a book co-authored with Mary Vradelis, published by Business Expert Press, New York, December 2012.

Peer Reviewed Articles

A Work Assignment Role Play in Communicating With Dignity, co-authored with Donna Hicks, a chapter in the forthcoming book on Humanistic Management, Business Expert Press, expected 2018. 

Listening and Engaging To Lead Responsibly, a chapter published in the book Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating the UN Global Compact into Management Education, Greenleaf/Routledge Publishing, 2017.

Responsible Organizational Change in the Information Age, a book chapter published in Managing for Responsibility: A Source Book for an Alternate Paradigm, editors Radha R. Sharma, Merrill Csuri and Kemi Ogunyemi, Business Expert Press, NY, 2017.

Reinventing Management, London Business School Review, May 2017. 

Sarthak – Enabling the Disabled in India, co-authored with N Bullar, A Kapoor and S Singh,  Online Journal of International Case Analysis (ojica.fiu.edu), April 2014.

Two case-studies in Innovations in People Management: Cases in Organizational Behavior, HR and Communication, edited by Jyotsna Bhatnagar, Gita Baja and Somnath Ghosh, published by Macmillan Publishers India 2013.

- Strategic Planning for the Future at a University

- Communication of Measurement: Jugaad to Systematic Innovation - co-authored with Preeta Banerjee.

Nonprofit Leaders and Listening, co-authored with Mary Vradelis, Great Lakes Herald, September 2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2.

To Die With Dignity: Providing Hospice Care in India, co-authored with S. Kamath, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Collection, Dec 2012.

Financing Rural Telemedicine: Bringing Healthcare to the Underserved, co-authored with former student Alanna Young, Great Lakes Herald, March 2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1.

Business Analytics Success: A Conceptual Framework and an application to Virtual Organizing, a chapter co-authored with Dr. R Hindupur and Dr. A. Sarkar, published in Knowledge Management and Virtual Organizations: Networking and Possibilities, Idea Group, 2009.

Building Decision Quality in Organizations, California Journal of Operations Management, Vol. III, Feb 2005.

Active Research Projects

Hylo: Technological Innovation for Social Change, a case study of social network for social enteprenuers.

ServiceSpace: Using Technology to Create Social Change, a case-study. 

Aarvind Eye Hospital: India, a case-study. 

Honors, Awards & Grants

Honors: 

ŸOutstanding Field Report Paper Award at the Academy of Management, Management Consulting Division, August 2016.

Ÿ Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, 2011-2012.

Ÿ Elected member of Rank and Tenure Committee, 2013-2014.

Ÿ Outstanding Research Faculty Award, St. Mary’s College of California, 2011-2012.

Ÿ Invited speaker on Digital Era Pedagogy for Doctoral Consortium Western Academy of Management, Portland OR March 2016.

Ÿ Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship, St. Mary’s College of California, 2009-2010.

Ÿ Invited Panelist at Indiaspora Conclave, Washington DC, May 2015.

Ÿ Keynote speaker at the Yale-Great Lakes Management Conference, India, Dec 2013.

Ÿ Chevron Associate Professor at St. Mary’s College 2013-2016.

Ÿ President of Western Casewriters Association 2007-2009.

Ÿ Board Member North American Case Research Association 2008-2009.

Ÿ Best reviewer for the Academy of Management, Organization and Management Theory Division 2006.

Awards: 
  • Outstanding Research Faculty - SEBA Saint Mary's College of California (May 01, 2013)
    Peer recognition from my colleagues within the College
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar - The Fulbright Foundation (2012)
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship - Saint Mary's College of California (2010)
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship - Saint Mary's College of California (2009)
  • Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award - Academy of Management, OMT (August 2007)
    Awarded for quality of reviewing papers for the conference.
Grants: 
  • Faculty Research Grant - Saint Mary's College

Interests

Pedagogical Interests: 

Using experietial and digital pedagogy allows me to tap into the collecitve wisdom of my exerienced EMBA students and build embodied knowledge that we can bring to practice to eliminate the knowing-doing gap.