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Associate Professor
Chairperson - International Relations



Shobha has completed her PhD in Strategy Area from IIM Bangalore. She also holds a Masters in International Business and Bachelors in Agricultural Sciences. Prior to her PhD, she held various positions in Strategy and Corporate Planning functions and worked in organizations like Jubilant Organosys; IMRB International and Bharti Airtel Services Ltd. Her dissertation explored the financial slack and strategic decisions relationship in emerging economy context. Her research focusses on Behavioural Theory of Firm, Social entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, CSR, Innovation and Internationalization. She has presented her papers in national and international conferences in these areas.

  • Tewari, S., & Bhattacharya, B. (2023). Financial resources, corporate social responsibility, and ownership type: Evidence from India. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 40(3), 1093-1132.
  • Kaushik, V., Tewari, S., Sahasranamam, S., & Hota, P. K. (2023). Towards a precise understanding of social entrepreneurship: An integrated bibliometric–machine learning based review and research agenda. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 191, 122516.
  • Kaushik, V., & Tewari, S. (2023). Modelling Opportunity Indicators Fostering Social Entrepreneurship: A Hybrid Delphi and Best-Worst Approach. Social Indicators Research, 1-32.
  • Tewari, S., & Arya, A. (2023). Analyzing the efficiency of the Indian hotel industry using the Malmquist DEA approach. Benchmarking: An International Journal.

PhD (Strategy): Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Masters in International Business: Delhi University
Bachelors in Agriculture: ANGR Agricultural University, Hyderabad

CSR, Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship, Emerging Economies, Governance, International Business