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Dr. Shobhana Madhavan

Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

Qualification: BE, MPS, PGDM, Ph.D
Research Interest: Cross-Cultural Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Non-Profit Management


Prof. Shobhana Madhavan holds a BE degree from Delhi College of Engineering, a PGDM from IIM-Ahmedabad, an MPS from Cornell University, USA and a PhD from Deakin University, Australia. She has worked as an international development consultant for organizations such as WWF-Indochina, Asian Development Bank, Cornell Institute of Food, Agricultural and Development (CIIFAD), and GFA Terra Systems-Germany. Her field experience has been in nature conservation and rural development projects in protected areas in Madagascar, Vietnam, and Laos. In India, she has worked with the UNDP, Aga Khan Rural Support Program, Gujarat, and CASAD, Maharashtra. At ASB Coimbatore, her research and teaching activities focus on Cross-Cultural Management, Social Psychology, Entrepreneurship, Managing Negotiations and Non-Profit Management. She is the author of the award-winning textbook Cross¬-Cultural Management-Concepts and Cases published by Oxford University Press.
Industry and Academic Experience: 27 years


  • Ph.D. (Deakin University)
  • PGDM (IIM-A)
  • MPS (Cornell, USA)
  • BE in University. (DCE)
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