Professor

Department Name 
Department of Management

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 235
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Areas of Expertise

Strategic management of small businesses; ethnic and women entrepreneurship

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1979, State University of NY - Buffalo, Planning and Policy in Organizations; Organization Theory
  • Master of Business Administration, 1969, Indian Institute Management, Calcutta, Finance
  • Master of Arts, 1967, Osmania University, India, Economics
  • Bachelor’s of Arts, 1964, Osmania University, India, Economics, Political Sciences, English

Refereed Articles

  • Chaganti, R., Chaganti, R., & Brush, C. G. (in press, 2014). Effects of Opportunity, Resources and Team Profiles of Small Firms on Growth in Economic and Non-economic Value. Journal of Management & Public Policy.
  • Chaganti, R. & Chaganti, R. (2012). Pathways to Failure of New Ventures: Markers of Failed Internet Ventures. Journal of Management & Public Policy, 4 (1), 4-16.
  • Meric, I., Gong, L., Chaganti, R., & Meric, G. (2012). A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S. and Japanese Electrical and Electronics Equipment Manufacturing Firms. Southwest Business and Economics Journal, 20, 27-36.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

International

  • Meric, I., Chaganti, R., Gong, L., & Meric, G. (2012). A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S. and Japanese Electronics Firms. Academy of Business Administration.

National

  • Campbell, D. & Chaganti, R. (2010, February). Requiring Multimedia in Student Research Projects: A Best Practice in the Making. Fourth Annual Conference of the Small Business Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Honors/Awards/Grants

Awards

  • 2008: Best Practices Award for ENT 420: Student Venture Experience Small Business Institute National Meetings, San Diego, CA February.
  • 2002: Best Reviewer Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management.
  • 2002: Distinguished Conceptual Paper Award (2002) for the co-authored paper, Chaganti, R.; Brush, C.G.; Haksever, C. and Cook,R.G., Stakeholder Influence Strategies of Entrepreneurial New Ventures and Their Value Outcomes San Diego, CA - February, 2002 Small Business Institute Directors Association.
  • 1999: Best Reviewer, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management

Honors

  • 2010: Rider University Developmental Leave.
  • 2007: Paid Research Leave Rider University.
  • 2005: Paid Research Leave.
  • 2004: Davis Research Fellowship.
  • 2003: Davis Research Fellowship.
  • 2000: Paid Research Leave.
  • 1999: Summer Research Fellowships.
  • 1998: For organizing management workshops for area family business owners, and upgrading the Entrepreneurship concentration to a major in CBA Jesse H. Harper Endowed Professorship.
  • 1997: For organizing management workshops for area family business owners, and upgrading the Entrepreneurship concentration to a major in CBA Jesse H. Harper Endowed Professorship.
  • 1996: Summer Research Fellowships.
  • 1995: Davis Research Fellowship.
  • 1994: Davis Research Fellowship.
  • 1994: Summer Research Fellowships.
  • 1992: Paid Research Leave.
  • 1991: Summer Research Fellowships.
  • 1987: Summer Research Fellowships.