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Anju Seth
Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1988
M.B.A. Indian Institute of Management, 1978
B.A. Psychology, Indraprastha College for Women, 1976.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1994. Director of Graduate Studies, 1997-present. Lecturer to associate professor, University of Houston, 1987-94. Assistant to senior consultant, with A. F. Ferguson & Co., India, 1978-83.

Recent Publications

Seth, A. 2004. Governance systems in the international context: A comparative analysis and implications for India. In S. Munshi & B. Abraham (Eds.), Good governance, democratic societies and globalisation. New Delhi: Sage.

Seth, A., Chi, T., & Seth S. 2003. Productive and motivational efficiency in international strategy and structure. In A. Rugman (Ed.), Leadership in international business education and research, research in global strategic management: 8:177-196. Kiddlington, U.K.: Elsevier.

Seth, A., Song, K., & Pettit, R. 2002. Value creation and destruction in cross-border acquisitions: An empirical analysis. Strategic Management Journal, 23: 921.

Chi, T., & Seth, A. 2002. Joint ventures through a real options lens. In Cooperative strategies and alliances: What we know 15 years later, New York: Elsevier Science.

Kannan, R., Seth, A., & Thomas, H. 2000. The value of new knowledge-based intangible assets: An examination in the global pharmaceutical industry. In F. Contractor (Ed.), Valuation of intangible assets in international operations, Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

Seth, A., & Kim, S.- M. 2000. Valuation of international joint ventures: A real options approach. In F. Contractor (Ed.), Valuation of intangible assets in international operations, Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

Seth, A., Song, K., & Pettit, R. Synergy, 2000. Managerialism or hubris? An empirical examination of motives for foreign acquisitions of U.S. firms. Journal of International Business Studies, 31: 387-405.

Honors and Awards

Executive and Professional Development Award, College of Business, 2002. Incomplete List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by their Students, 1997-2003.

Academic Service

Editorial board: Strategic Management Journal; Journal of Market-Focused Management.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in strategic management industry and competitive analysis, corporate strategy, philosophy of science, and international strategy. Research areas include strategic management, value creation, acquisitions, restructuring, corporate governance, joint ventures, philosophy of science, international strategy and corporate finance.

Contact Information:
83 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-3522

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