Dr Manjit Singh Sandhu

Senior Lecturer

Department of Management

manjit.singh@monash.edu
603 5514 6195
Room 6-5-68

 
 

Dr Manjit Singh Sandhu is currently a Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Department of Management, School of Business. He also holds the Deputy Director’s post for Higher Degree Research. He was recently appointed as visiting professor for the Helsinki Business School, Finland. His principal research interest is mainly in internationalization of firms, knowledge sharing, entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility. He has published in Journal of Knowledge Management, International Journal of Public Sector Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, Asia Pacific Business Review, Journal of Workplace Learning, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship and Journal of Asia Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. Dr Manjit has done corporate training work for organizations such as Malaysian Airlines and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the European International Business Academy, Academy of International Business and Network for Business Sustainability.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Business Administration
Institution Charles Sturt University
Year awarded 2007
Master of Business Administration
Institution Universiti Tun Abdul Razak
Year awarded 2001
Bachelor of Economics
Institution International Islamic University Malaysia
Year awarded 1991

Membership in Associations and International Bodies

Membership European Academy of International Business
Role Member
Duration since 2009
Membership Network for Business Sustainability
Role Member
Duration since 2011
MembershipAcademy Management
RoleMember
Durationsince 2013

Areas of Expertise

1 Economics of multinational firms (Inward FDI, Outward FDI, Partnership selection in joint ventures, born global firms, internationalisation strategy)
2Knowledge economics/Knowledge management/Knowledge sharing
3Corporate Social responsibility/Ethics
4Organizational behaviour focusing on organizational culture
5Economics of entrepreneurship/small business
6Cross cultural management

Teaching

Subject CodeSubject
MGW2351 International Business
MGW3130 Organisational Change & Development
MGX9660 International Business: Theory and Practice

Book Chapters

*Sandhu, M.S., Alam, N, and Fahmi, S (2014). Attracting FDI: Issues and Challenges for Islamic Banking. In  Sinnakkannu, J, Nair, M and Lee H.Y (Eds.), Islamic Business: Contemporary Issues and Economic Development (Ist Edition, pp.1 -293).Malaysia, LexisNexis (under Elsevier Group).
* Fahmi, S.,  Sandhu, M.S.,  and Ng, X.K. (2014).Islamic Deposit Products: Motivation and Preferences of Customers. In Sinnakkannu, J, Nair, M and Lee H.Y (Eds.), Islamic Business: Contemporary Issues and Economic Development (Ist Edition, pp.1 -293).Malaysia, LexisNexis (under Elsevier Group).
*Baihagi, Imam and Sandhu, M.S. (2011).”Supply Chain Management Practices in Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)”, in Metri, B.A; Gupta, J.N.D and Sahay, B.S (Eds). Managing Global Services: Emerging Trends: Excel Books, New Delhi.
*Amat Sapuan, D, Jain, K.K and Sandhu, M.S. (2008). “The current state of knowledge leadership in Malaysian universities”, in Amat Sapuan, Jain, K.K and Sandhu, M.S (Eds.) Leadership in a Changing Landscape: CERT Publication, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Scholarly Journals

*Sandhu, M.S and Poon, W.C. (2014). “The relationship between cultural values and knowledge sharing behaviour in selected multinational companies in Malaysia”, International Journal of Business and Economics. Vol 13, No 2
* Jain, K.K, Sandhu, M.S. and Goh, S.K (2015)"Organizational climate, trust and knowledge sharing:  insights from Malaysia", Journal of Asia Business Studies. Vol 9, Issue 1(Emerald)
* Kaur, S and Sandhu, M.S (2013),“Internationalisation of born global firms: Evidence from Malaysia”, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy.
* Suppiah, V.N. and Sandhu, M.S (2011), “The influence of organizational culture types on tacit knowledge sharing behaviour”, Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol 15, Issue 3.
*Sandhu, M.S, Jain, K.K and Ahmad, U.K (2011), “Knowledge sharing among public sector employees: evidence from Malaysia”, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Volume 24, Issue 3. pp.206-226.
*Sandhu, M.S, Sidique, S.F and Riaz, S, “Relationship between perceived barriers to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial inclination: A case study of Malaysian postgraduate students”, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, Vol 17, Issue 4
*Islam, S, Ali, Y and Sandhu, M.S (2011), “Partner Selection Criteria: The Case of International Joint Ventures from Newly Industrializing Economies”, Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol 17, No.1, pp.25-43.
*Sandhu, M. S., Jain, K. K. and Yusof, M. "Entrepreneurial inclination of students at a private university in Malaysia", (2010) New England Journal of Entrepreneurship (issue 1, Spring 2010).
*Chen, W. L., Sandhu, M. S. and Jain, K. K. (2009), "Knowledge sharing in an American Multinational Company based in Malaysia", Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 125 - 142.
*Jain, K. K., Sandhu, M. S. and Sidhu, G. K. (2007), “Relationship between demographic factors and knowledge sharing A case study of Business Schools in Klang Valley, Malaysia”, Journal of Contemporary Management Research, Vol.1, No. 2, p.p40-59.
*Yusof, M., Sandhu, M. S. and Jain, K. K. (2007), “Relationship between psychological characteristics and entrepreneurial inclination: A case study of students at a private institution of higher learning”, Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Vol 3, No. 2, pp. 23-41.
*Jain, K. K., Sandhu, M. S. and Sidhu, G. K. (2007), “Knowledge Sharing Among Academic Staff : A Case Study of Business Schools in Klang Valley, Malaysia”, Journal for the Advancement of Science & Arts, Vol 2, pp 23-29
*Jen, C.K. and Sandhu, M.S. (2006), “A survey on the feedback of e-learning in a Malaysian Telecommunication Company”, Asian Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 4, No 1, pp.4-19, available at http://www.asianjde.org/2006v4.1.Contents.html
*Jain, K.K. Sandhu, M.S. and Sidhu, G.K. (2006), “Identifying and overcoming barriers to knowledge sharing”, Knowledge Management Review (UK), September/October, Vol. 9. Issue 4, pp.6-7.
*Sandhu, M.S. & Asmawi, A.(2002), “Perception of Students towards utilization of web based courseware in a virtual learning environment: An empirical investigation in UNITAR.” Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, Vol 4, No 2. Pp.41-60, abstract can also be viewed at http://www.usm.my/dear/v4n2_contents.htm

Conference Proceedings

*Ghazinoori, A; Sandhu, M.S and Chew, Y.T (2013), “Corporate Social Responsibility Theory and Institutional Theory: Evidence from a developing Islamic Nation, 73rd Academy of Management Conference , Orlando , Florida, 9th -13th Aug 2013.
*Sandhu, M.S; Jeeva Pragasam, C and Chew, Y.T(2012),“Factors influencing self initiated expatriation: New insights from a developing country”, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy (EIBA)., Brighton, UK, December 7-9th 2012.
*Luximon. V, Sandhu, M.S. and Chew, Y.T(2012)."Embedding corporate social responsibility into the organizational culture" proceedings of the 26th ANZAM Conference, 5-th December 2012, Perth Australia, 2012.
* Goh, S.K and Sandhu, M.S(2012) “The Influence of Affective Commitment and Trust on Knowledge Sharing In Malaysian Universities. A Comparison between Public and Private Universities” - European Conference on Knowledge Management, Spain, 6 & 7, September 2012.
*Sandhu, M.S, Sidique, S.F and Khoo, B(2011), “Corporate Social Responsibility practices and influencing factors: evidences from small and medium enterprises in Malaysia”, Proceedings of the 25th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management International Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, December7-9th 2011
*Kaur, S and Sandhu, M.S. (2010), “Factors influencing Born Global Internationalisation: A Study of Malaysian Firms,”, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, South East Asian Chapter Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 10th – 12th 201
*Sandhu, M.S, Goh, S.K and Poon, W.C (2010),“The relationship between organisational climate, trust and knowledge sharing behaviour,” Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, MENA Chapter, Dubai, UAE, 10th – 12th 2010. Awarded Best Paper Award Under Management Category.
*Islam, S, Ali, Y and Sandhu, M.S. (2009), “Partner Selection Criteria: The Case of International Joint Ventures from Newly Industrializing Economies”, Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy, Brisbane, Australia,16-18 April, 2009.
*Sandhu, M.S and Poon, W.C (2009), “The relationship between cultural values and knowledge sharing behaviour in selected multinational companies in Malaysia”, Proceedings of the European International Academy of Business (EIBA), Valencia, Spain,13- 15 December, 2009.
*Suppiah, V.N. and Sandhu, M.S (2009), “The influence of organizational culture types on tacit knowledge sharing behaviour: A conceptual framework”, Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Melbourne, Australia,1- 4 December, 2009.
*Goh, S.K. and Sandhu, M.S. (2009), “Factors influencing effective knowledge sharing behaviour: A conceptual framework”, Proceedings of the Curtin International Business Conference, Miri, Sarawak, 10-12th Dec, 2009.
*Wai Ling, C; Jain, K.K and Sandhu, M.S, ”Knowledge sharing in an American Multinational based in Malaysia”, Proceedings of International Conference on Global issues in Business and Technology”, New Delhi, India, July 31 –Aug 1, 2008.
*Sandhu, M. S and Alam, N, “ Factors influencing foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Islamic banking sector: a conceptual framework” Proceedings of the 6th International Islamic Finance Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct 13 -14, 2008.
*Sandhu, M.S; Sidique, S.F and Riaz, S, “Relationship between perceived barriers to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial inclination: A case study of Malaysian postgraduate students”, Proceedings of the International Conference : Business and Economy, Constanta, Romania, Nov 6 -8, 2008.

Local Grants

Title The Role of RSPO Process in Improving and  Sustaining the Livelihood of Small Farmers in Malaysia
Investigators Associate Member - Dr. Manjit Singh
Funding Period 2014
Funding Body/Organisation Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
Title Developing an Integrity Measurement Instrument to assess Integrity Climate of Organizations operating in Malaysia
Investigators Principal Investigator - Dr. Manjit Singh
Funding Period 2014 -2015
Funding Body/Organisation FRGS (Malaysian Government)
Title A Model of Global CSR Integration for Corporate Survival and Growth for MNCs in Malaysia
Investigators Associate Member - Dr. Manjit Singh
Funding Period 2014 -2015
Funding Body/Organisation FRGS (Malaysian Government)
Title Relationship between cultural values and Knowledge Sharing in Selected Multinational Firms in Malaysia
Investigators Dr. Manjit Singh
Funding Period Sept 2008 – August 2009
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia

International Grants

TitleCorruption perception of key Policy Actors: A comparative study of Australia, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Romania
InvestigatorsDr Ken Coghill (PI)
Dr. Quamrul Alam
Dr. Kamal Siddiqui
Dr. Ileana Tache
Dr. Salahuddin Aminuzzaman
Dr. Manjit Singh Sandhu
Ms. Diana Almoro
Funding PeriodSept 2008
Funding Body/OrganisationFaculty of Business and Economics, Monash University Australia Research Grant

Current Supervision

StudentArchibald Francis De Cruz
TitleOrganization Self Regulation Approach Towards Sustaining Long Term Profitability in Businesses Opera; (PhD)
StudentTeck Hui, Loi
TitlePracticing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) : The Strategic Intent, Planning Process and Outcome; (PhD)
StudentYu Nah Adeline, Cheong
TitleA Strategy Approach to Expatration Policy; (PhD)                                                                                                                              
StudentSanjukta Choudhury, Kaul
TitleDisability at Workplace and Corporate Social Responsibility; (PhD)
StudentSeyed Amir Hossein, Ghazinoori
TitleStrategic Corporate Social Responsibility Among Small & Medium Sized Enterprises : Insights from A Developing Country; (PhD)
StudentVisvalingam N Suppiah
TitleInfluence of Selected Organisational Factors on Tacit Knowledge Sharing Behaviour; (PhD)

Completed Supervision

StudentVaruna, Luximon
TitleEmbedding Corporate Social Responsibility into the Organizational Culture (BBusCom Honours); 2012
Awarding University Monash University
StudentSeyed Amirhossein, Ghazinoori
TitleCorporate Social Responsibility and Institutional Theory; New Insights from a Developing Islamic Country (PG Dip in BusCom); 2012
Awarding University Monash University
StudentArchibald Francis, De Cruz
TitleAntecedents of Ethical Climate for Businesses in Malaysia (PG Dip in BusCom); 2012
Awarding University Monash University
StudentEnrico Cirineo, Osi
TitleCultural Values and Managerial Styles of Women Managers. A Comparative Study in Malaysia and the Philippines (PG Dip in BusCom); 2010
Awarding University Monash University
StudentSulina, Kaur
TitleThe Internationalisation of Born Global Firms : A Study of Enabling Factors (BBusCom Honours); 2010
Awarding University Monash University
StudentVisvalingam N Suppiah
TitleThe influence of organisational culture types on tacit knowledge sharing behaviour in selected Malaysian organisations (PG Dip in BusCom); 2009
Awarding University Monash University
StudentSabrina, Islam
TitlePartner Selection Criteria: The Case of International Joint Ventures from Newly Industrializing Economies (BBusCom Honours); 2008
Awarding University Monash University

Local Award

Award Name Pro Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence (Research)
Awarding Body Monash University Sunway campus
Year of award 2007 - 2009
Project Title N/A
Award Name Pro Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence (Research)
Awarding Body Monash University Sunway campus
Year of award Sem 2, 2008
Project Title N/A

International Award

Award Name Fellowship
Awarding Body Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Monash University Australia
Year of award 2011
Project Title N/A