Basu Sharma

Professor

PhD (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Business Administration, Faculty of

Singer Hall 372

Fredericton

bsharma@unb.ca
1 506 458 7349



Basu Sharma joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 1985 and is a member of the Human Resources Area. He also is a Certified Human Resource Professional by the Human Resources Association of New Brunswick. He received the UNB Merit Award for extraordinary performance in research, service, and teaching during 1990,1998 and 2008. He also received the Faculty of Business Administration's Excellence in Research Award in November 2006 for outstanding performance across his career.

Dr. Sharma has held appointments at the National University of Singapore, Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu, Nepal), and University of Saskatchewan. He has been a consultant for the International Labour Organization, the Singapore National Employers Federation, and the Singapore Institute of Labour. He has held the position of president of the Atlantic Schools of Business Conference Society thrice—in 2005, 2006 and 2016. He has served the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, the flagship association of the profession, at different times in different capacities such as member of the Executive, Awards Chair, division Chair for Management Education division, and for International Business division as recently as 2015.

Dr. Sharma is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Comparative International Management. And he has been or was on the editorial boards of many academic journals including: the Journal of Management, the International Journal of Management Literature, Labour and Management in Development, Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Workplace Review, and Transnational Corporations Review.

Basu's wide-ranging interests include: human resources management; comparative-international employment relations; international human resource management; compensation systems; business negotiation; and e-business issues. He has published papers in: Applied Economics, ASEAN Economic Bulletin , Asian Economies, Asian Pacific Journal of Human Resource Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Economics Letter, Euro-Asia Business Review, Industrielle Beziehungen, Industrial Relations, Journal of Labour Research, Journal of Asian Business, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Total Quality Management Journal. He has contributed chapters to more than a dozen edited volumes. He is the author of Aspects of Industrial Relations in ASEAN—also translated into Japanese by Professor Kagawa and published in Japan by Doshisha University in Tokyo.

Journal articles

Sharma, Basu, Gopalan Srinivasan, Francisco Arcelus and Murari Subedi. 2014. Foreign capital and human development in Asia. Entrepreneurship and Management (Social Sciences Academy of Poland), Vol. 15, No. 11, pp.19-26.

Rashid, M., Drira, M. and Sharma, Basu. 2014. Capital structure in the context of CEO’s rent extraction. Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 281-288.

Sharma, Basu and M. Rashid. 2013. The Internet-Induced Economic and Business Issues. Entrepreneurship and Management (Social Sciences Academy of Poland), Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 63-72.

Gani, A. and Basu Sharma. 2013. Remittances and Credit provided by the Banking Sector in Developing Countries. International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 85-98.

Sharma, Basu, M. Drira and M. Rashid. 2013. “The Influence of Social Dominance Orientation and Hegemonic Power on CEO Excess Compensation,” World Review of Business Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 114-124.

Rashid, M., M. Drira and Basu Sharma. 2012. “Critical evaluation of solutions to the too big to fail problem,” The Journal of American Academy of Business, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 114-123.

Sharma, Basu and Azmat Gani. 2011. “Creativity, culture and trade union density in developed market economies,” Psychology Research, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 106-113.

Books

Sharma, Basu. 2017. Remittances and Capacity Building Issues in Nepal. In Capacity Building in Developing Countries: Priorities and Challenges, Elie Chrysostome (ed.), Routledge, forthcoming.

Sharma, Basu (ed.). 2014. International Business, Proceedings of the International Business Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, pp. 1-99.

Sharma, Basu. 2014. Challenges of Disruptive Political Changes for Business Development in Nepal. In Building Business in Emerging and Developing Countries: Challenges and opportunities, Elie Chrysostome and Rick Molz (eds.), Routledge, pp. 7-17.

Rashid, M., Sharma, Basu, and Jamal, M. 2011. “Customers’ Demand Aversion to Polluting Product and Firms’ Output/Pricing Decision” in Balancing Profitability and Sustainability: Shaping the Future of Business, eds., Margaret A. Goralski, H. Paul Leblanc, III, and Marjorie G. Adams (Bestville, MD: International Academy of Business Disciplines), pp. 143-148.

Sharma, Basu. 2010. “Language and Cultural Barriers” in Encyclopaedia of Case Study Research, Vol. 2, eds. Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos and Elden Wiebe (London : Sage Publication), pp. 519-521.

Sharma, Basu. 2010. “Postpositivism” in Encyclopaedia of Case Study Research, Vol. 2, eds. Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos and Elden Wiebe (London : Sage Publication), pp. 701-703.

Conferences and presentations

Sharma, Basu and Joe Abekah. 2016. Foreign capital and income inequality in Africa and South America. Proceedings of African Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, Syracuse University, May 21-23, Syracuse : New York.

Sharma, Basu. 2015. “Disruptive Political Changes and Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal,” Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business, June 27-30, Bangalore, India.

Sharma, Basu and Joe Abekah. 2014. “Foreign capital and income inequality in Africa,” Proceedings of 2014 International Conference of the Academy of International Business-US North East Chapter, May 21 – May 24, Beijing Technology and Business University, Beijing, China. pp. 18-24.

Sharma, Basu. 2014. “Age, Education, Experience and Negotiation Orientation,” Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business-US North East Chapter, November 14–15, Providence, RI, U.S.A.

Sharma, Basu and Joe Abekah. 2013. The effect of foreign direct investment and pollution on economic growth of African and South American countries. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, June 7-11, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.