Dhirendra Shukla

Chair (on leave)

PhD

J Herbert Smith Centre for TME

Head Hall H225

Fredericton

dshukla@unb.ca
1 506 453 3540



Dr. Dhirendra Shukla has been the Dr. J. Herbert Smith ACOA Chair since September 2009. He did his BEng and MSc in Chemical Engineering and Computing and Performance Engineering from the University of Bradford (UK). Dhirendra worked for several years in the Telecom Sector for Nortel Networks (Canada) in various roles and prior to joining Nortel Networks he worked for Croda International (UK).

Dhirendra obtained his MBA from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and completed his PhD in Entrepreneurial Finance from the University of London in the UK (King's College London). His current research interests are in Venture Capital, Syndication, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, Performance and Governance, and Boards of Directors.

Dhirendra currently teaches Entrepreneurial Finance, Business Planning and Strategy in an Entrepreneurial Environment, Global Engineering, Managing in the Creative Economy, Experiential Learning in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, Product Design and Development as well as Leadership in an Era of Deep Change.

Book chapters

Shukla, Dhirendra. (March 2012). Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings in Canada. In Alessandro Zattoni and William Judge (Eds.), Global Perspectives on Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Refereed publications

Shukla D. with Judge, W., Hu, H., Gabrielsson, J., Talaulicar, T., Witt, M. A., Zattoni, A., Lopez, F., Chen, J., Quttainah, M., Adegbite, E., Rivas, J., Kibler, B. "Configurations of capacity for change in entrepreneurial threshold firms: Imprinting and strategic choice perspectives," The Journal of Management Studies, June, 2015

Shukla D. with Judge, W., Zattoni, A., Talaulicar, T., Chen, J., Kohli, N., Witt, M., Hu, H., Bell, R.G., Gabrielsson, J., Quttainah, M., Lopez, F., Yamak, S., Fassin, Y., Adegbite, E., Puffer, S., Ruigrok, W., Rivas, J., Fainshmidt, S., Van Ees, H. “Corporate Governance and IPO Underpricing in a Cross-National Sample: A Multi-Level Knowledge-Based View,” Strategic Management Journal, August, 2015.

Shukla D., "Knowledge Sharing Among Scientists. By Prescott C. Ensign Book Reviews," R&D Management, November, 2010.

Refereed publications (articles under review)

Shukla D. with Zattoni, A., Witt, M. A., Judge, W., Hu, H., Gabrielsson, J., Talaulicar, Lopez, F., Chen, J., Quttainah, M., Adegbite, E., Rivas, J., Kibler, B. "How Does Board Independence Influence IPO Performance? The Role of the National Business System," August 4-8, 2017.

Shukla D. Influence of Venture Capital Syndication on Governance and Performance of New Ventures.

Conference papers and presentations

Shukla D. with Talaulicar T., Judge W., Bell G., Zattoni A., et al. (November 2011) An upper echelons perspective of organizational capacity for change: An international study of initial public offerings, Strategic Management Society 31st Annual International Conference, Miami, USA, November 6th -9th, 2011.

Shukla D. with Judge W., Bell G., Zattoni A., et al. (June 2011) Corporate Governance and IPO Underpricing Throughout the World: Agency and Institutional Perspectives, Accepted for presentation at the Academy of International Business Conference, Nagoya, Japan, June 24th -28th ,2011.

Shukla D. with Judge W., Zattoni A., Bell G., Llewellyn K., et al. (August 2011) How do boards of directors contribute to IPO Returns? An empirical study of a multinational sample, Accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, August 12th -16th 2011.