Bio

Education

Ph.D.  in Business Studies  (hons.)

IE Business School, Spain (October, 2019)

M. Sc., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering 

Kansas State University, USA (December, 2006)

Expertise

My primary research interest lies in understanding how boundedly rational agents can achieve satisfactory outcomes in a world that remains beyond their comprehension. I am particularly interested in the management of those artifacts for which some form of (remediable) failure is unpredictable, inevitable and consequential.

Courses

Highlights

Editorial Review Board Member, Decision Sciences Journal

Excellent Teacher Award (2020-2021)

Recent publications

  1. Bilateral dependency and supplier performance ambiguity in supply cha…

    Bhardwaj, A., & Ketokivi, M. (2021). Bilateral dependency and supplier performance ambiguity in supply chain contracting: Evidence from the railroad industry. Journal of Operations Management, 67(1), 49-70.
  2. In the heat of the game: Analogical abduction in a pragmatist account…

    Sergeeva, A., Bhardwaj, A., & Dimov, D. (2021). In the heat of the game: Analogical abduction in a pragmatist account of entrepreneurial reasoning. Journal of Business Venturing, 36(6), [106158].
  3. Bounding Uncertainty - The Uses of Analogical Abduction in Entreprene…

    Sergeeva, A., Bhardwaj, A., & Dimov, D. (2020). Bounding Uncertainty: The Uses of Analogical Abduction in Entrepreneurship. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2020-002). CentER, Center for Economic Research.
  4. Bounded rationality, complexity, and operational failure - Lessons fr…

    Bhardwaj, A. (2019). Bounded rationality, complexity, and operational failure: Lessons from the Lac-Mégantic disaster. In Academy of Management Proceedings (1 ed., Vol. 2019, pp. 10927). Academy of Management.
  5. Is there safety in numbers? Organizing as a cooperative in the freela…

    Sergeeva, A., & Bhardwaj, A. (2019). Is there safety in numbers? Organizing as a cooperative in the freelance economy.

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