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20132021
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Personal profile

Research interests

I conduct research primarily on four areas: 1) worker exploitation in supply chains, 2) governance of Decent Work in supply chains, 3) agency of Southern actors, and 4) hegemony, oppression and structural violence. I believe in interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and thus my research draws on insights from a wide range of disciplines, including management, sociology, political science, planning studies, development studies, geography, agricultural studies and law. My research has received awards and nominations from top academic associations and journals. I have acquired funding from both industries and research councils for my research.

My research has been published in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of World Business, Human Relations, International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Business Ethics and Business and Society.  

Currently, I'm an editorial board member of Journal of Business Ethics, and Business & Society and I review for numerous high-impact journals across disciplines on an ad-hoc basis. 

 

Willing to supervise PhD

Feel free to contact me if you are interested in doing a PhD on the topic of worker exploitation in supply chains, governance of Decent Work in supply chains, agency of Southern actors,  hegemony, oppression and structural violence, and sustainable supply chains

Education/Academic qualification

Management, Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Holloway, University of London

20102014

Management, Master of Letters, University of St Andrews

20092010

Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Anna University

20032007

External positions

Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut

Mar 2016Apr 2016

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business ethics Social Sciences
management Social Sciences
supply Social Sciences
structural violence Social Sciences
human relations Social Sciences
oppression Social Sciences
hegemony Social Sciences
political science Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2021

Research Output 2013 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)

Can multi-stakeholder initiatives improve global supply chains? Improving deliberative capacity with a stakeholder orientation

Soundararajan, V., Brown, J. & Wicks, A. C., 1 Jul 2019, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 29, 3, p. 385-412 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Conflicts and environmental governance in global supply chains

Soundararajan, V. & Bloomfield, M. J., 31 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Global post-merger agility, transactive memory systems and human resource management practices

Khan, Z., Soundararajan, V. & Shoham, A., 20 Jun 2019, In : Human Resource Management Review. 100697.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle