Carlson School of Management

Gurneeta Singh

Singh,Gurneeta Vasudeva

Assistant Professor
Strategic Mgmt/Entrepreneurship
3-366 CarlSMgmt

Gurneeta Vasudeva is an assistant professor in the strategic management and entrepreneurship department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her doctoral thesis on how national institutions shape firms' approaches to technological innovation and knowledge transfers won the best dissertation awards from the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business. Her current research examimes how the knowledge outcomes of  firms' alliances and networks are shaped by their institutional context. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science and Research Policy. Gurneeta serves on the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal and Global Strategy Journal, and is an ad-hoc reviewer for other management journals.  She is a recipient of the Dean's annual award for research at the Carlson School, and has received multiple research grants including one from the National Science Foundation to work as a visiting researcher at the International Institute of Applied Systems Anaylsis in Austria, and two Grant-in-Aid awards from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the academia Gurneeta worked as an international development specialist and energy policy analyst in Washington D.C., U.S.A. and New Delhi, India. In this role she has worked with clients including the National Academies, World Bank, USAID, Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and other government organizations in Germany, Canada and Japan.

Gurneeta Vasudeva and Jaideep Anand. 2011. Unpacking Absorptive Capacity: A Study of Knowledge Utilization from Alliance Portfolios. Academy of Management Journal 54(3): 611-623.

Gurneeta Vasudeva. 2009. How National Institutions Influence Technology Policies and Firms Innovation Strategies: A Study of Fuel Cell Innovation in Industrialized Countries. Research Policy, 38(8):1248-1259.

Gurneeta Vasudeva, Jennifer Spencer and Hildy Teegen. 2013. Bringing the Institutional Context Back In: A Cross-National Comparison of Alliance Partner Selection and Knowledge Acquisition. Organization Science 24(2). (Featured paper in this issue).

Gurneeta Vasudeva, Akbar Zaheer and Exequiel Hernandez. 2012. The Embeddedness of Networks: Institutions, Structural Holes and Innovativeness in the Fuel Cell Industry. Organization Science 24(3).

Alex Sleptsov, Jaideep Anand and Gurneeta Vasudeva. 2013. Relational Configurations with Information Intermediaries: The Effect of Firm-Investment Bank Ties on Expected Acquisition Performance". Strategic Management Journal 34(8).

Gurneeta Vasudeva. 2013. Weaving Together the Normative and Regulative Roles of Government: How the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund's Responsible Conduct is Shaping Firms’ Cross-Border Investments. Organization Science. 24(6).

Gurneeta Vasudeva and Hildy Teegen. 2012. Why Do Private Firms Invest in Public Goods? In Cross-Sector Leadership for the Green Economy . Marcus et al. (Ed.). Palgrave.

Gurneeta Vasudeva and Petra Sonderegger. 2007. R&D Internationalization: Building organizational capabilities to balance exploration and exploitation. In A New Generation in International Strategic Management. Ed. Steven B. Tallman. Edward Elgar.

Gurneeta Vasudeva and Exequiel Hernandez. Capability Evolution and Governance in Alliance Portfolios: Evidence from the Emergent Fuel Cell Industry. Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management Conference, 2010. Montreal, Canada. (Business Policy and Strategy Division, Best Paper Proceedings).

Gurneeta Vasudeva and Jaideep Anand. Searching for the Sweet Spot: Portfolio Effects of Technological Diversity on Knowledge Acquisition. Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management Conference, 2008. Anaheim, California. (Business Policy and Strategy Division, Best Paper Proceedings).

2004 Young Scientists Fellowship from the U.S. National Science Foundation

2006 Richard N. Farmer Best Dissertation Award in International Business (Awarded by the Academy of International Business)

2006 Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award in International Management (Awarded by the Academy of Management)

2008-2009, 2013-2015 Grants-In-Aid of Research, Artistry, and Scholarship from the Graduate School, University of Minnesota

Editorial Boards: Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal

Fellow of the National Center for the Middle Market, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University

Carlson School of Management Dean's Faculty Research Award 2012

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Ph.D., 2005
Business Administration
George Washington University

M.Sc., 1996
Applied Operations Research
Delhi University

B.Sc., 1994
Mathematical Statistics
Delhi University


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