Associate professor, University of Melbourne

Dr. Hari Bapuji is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at The University of Melbourne. His research and teaching cover strategic management and international business. Dr. Bapuji researches organizational problems that have an effect on society and vice versa. Particularly, his research covers how firms can prevent, manage and learn from crises that affect both organizations and societies. Dr. Bapuji published numerous scholarly articles that appeared in leading management journals, including Harvard Business Review, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Management Studies, Management and Organization Review, Management Learning, Organization, and Strategic Organization. In addition, he published a book “Not Just China: The Rise of Recalls in the Age of Global Business,” which has been recognized as an outstanding academic title by CHOICE Magazine. Dr. Bapuji’s research on product recalls has been instrumental in shaping public discourse on global product safety and has been widely cited by hundreds of print and electronic media outlets, including New York Times, Huffington Post, Financial Times, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Washington Post, China Daily, USA Today, Sydney Morning Herald, People’s Daily, CBC, The Globe and Mail and Straits Times.


  • 2011–2016
    Associate Professor, University of Manitoba
  • 2005–2011
    Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
  • 1994–2001
    Manager, Power Grid Corporation of India
  • 1989–1991
    Scientist, National Informatics Centre, India