Department of Marketing and Management Sciences

Dr. Ali Mir

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Office:   V3052
Phone:   973-720-2511
Email:MirA@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Marketing and Management
Position: Professor
Area Specialization: Trans-national migration of labor, particularly in the software industry; Business Process Outsourcing; Changing nature of work in late capitalism.

Professional Degrees:

Ph.D., Management, University of Massachusetts
MBA, Indian Institute of Management
BE, Engineering, Osmania University

Previous Appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, Monmouth University
    Assistant Professor, Indiana-Purdue University

Primary Research Interests:

  • Trans-national migration of labor, particularly in the software industry; Business Process Outsourcing; Changing nature of work in late capitalism.

Representative Publications:

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • Mir, R., Banerjee, S. B., Mir, A. 2008. Hegemony and its discontents: A critical analysis of organizational knowledge transfer. Critical Perspectives on International Business. [Forthcoming].
  • Mir, R. & Mir, A. 2008. From the colony to the corporation: Studying knowledge transfer across international boundaries. Group and Organization Management. [Forthcoming].
  • Mir, R., Marens, R., & Mir, A. 2008. The corporation and its fragments: Corporate citizenship and the legacies of Imperialism.  In The Handbook of Corporate Citizenship, Andreas Scherer and Guido Palazzo (Eds). London: Edward Elgar Press. [Forthcoming].
  • Mir, A. 2008. Lyrically Speaking: Hindi Film Songs and the Progressive Aesthetic. In Indian Literature and Popular Cinema: Recasting classics, Heidi Pauwels (ed.). London: Routledge.
  • Mir, R., Mir, A., and Bapuji, H. 2007. Offshoring, exit and voice: Implications for organizational theory and practice. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 3(3): 211-219.
  • Mir, R., Mir A. & Hussain, M. 2006. Re-examining imbeddedness: A critical analysis of global strategic management. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 5: 25-38.
  • Mir, R., Mir, A. & Wong, D. J. 2006. Diversity: The cultural logic of global capital? In Handbook of Workplace Diversity, Alison M. Konrad, Pushkala Prasad and Judith K. Pringle (eds.); pp. 167-188. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Mir, A. & Mir, R. 2005. Producing the governable employee: The strategic deployment of workplace empowerment. Cultural Dynamics, 17(1): 51-72.
  • Karim, A., Mir, A. & Bingi, P. 2005. Perceived usefulness of stress management strategies. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 10(3): 21-34.
  • Mir, R. & Mir, A. 2005. Catalysis, not leapfrog: An institutionalist argument for the limited role of ICTs in India’s development. Asian Business and Management, 4: 411-429.

Proceedings

  • Mir, A. & Mir, R. 2008. The discursive phenomenon of outsourcing. The Fifth AIMS International Conference on Management, Hyderabad, India, Jan 2008.
  • Mir, A., Mir, R. and Kashyap, R. 2008. Re-examining migration in the age of globalization. The Fifth AIMS International Conference on Management, Hyderabad, India, Jan 2008.
  • Mir, R., Mir, A., & Hussain M.  2007. Knowledge transfer and multinational corporations: An ethnographic exploration.  The annual meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management , New Brunswick, May 2007.
  • Mir, R. and Mir A. 2006. Organizational theory and corporate property rights: An unholy nexus? The annual meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, Saratoga, NY.
  • Mir A., Mathew B., Hussain B. and Hussain, M. 2005. Globalization, migration and the state: An examination of information technology workers. Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management International, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Mir, A., Mir, R. Hussain, B. 2005. The problem of structure in multinational corporations: A study of contingencies. Proceedings of the Academy of Strategic Management, Volume 4, Number 1, Memphis, TN.
  • Mir, R., Mir, A. Hussain, M. 2005. Re-examining imbeddedness: A critical analysis of global strategic management. Proceedings of the Academy of Strategic Management, Volume 5, Number 1, Memphis, TN.

Refereed Journal Articles 

  • Mir, R., Banerjee, S. & Mir, A. (2008). ‘Hegemony and its Discontents: A Critical Analysis of Organizational Knowledge Transfer,’ Critical Perspectives on International Business, 4 (2): Forthcoming.
  • Mir, R. & Mir, A. (2008). ‘From the Corporation to the Colony: Studying Knowledge Transfer Across International Boundaries,’ Group and Organization Management, 33 (5): Forthcoming:
  • Mir, R. Mir, A. & Bapuji, H. (2007). Offshoring, Exit and Voice: Implications for Organizational Theory and Practice. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 3(3): 211-219.
  • Mir, R. Mir A. & Hussain, M. (2006). ‘ Re-examining Embeddedness: A Critical Analysis of Global Strategic Management,’ Academy of Strategic Management Journal, (5): 25-38.
  • Kashyap, R. Mir, R. & Iyer, E. (2006). ‘ Toward a Responsive Pedagogy: Linking Social Responsibility to Firm Performance Issues in the Classroom,’ Academy of Management Learning and Education, 5 (3).
  • Mir, A. & Mir, R. (2005). ‘Producing the Governable Employee: The Strategic Deployment of Workplace Empowerment,’ Cultural Dynamics, 17 (1): 51-72.
  • Mir, R. & Mir, A. (2005). ‘Catalysis, Not Leapfrog: An Institutionalist Argument or the Limited Role of ICTs in India’s Development,’ Asian Business and Management, 4 (4): 411-429.

Book Chapters 

  • Mir, R. Marens, R. & Mir, A. (2008). The Corporation and Its Fragments: Corporate Citizenship and the Legacies Of Imperialism. In Andreas Scherer and Guido Palazzo (Eds). The Handbook of Corporate Citizenship. London: Edward Elgar Press. pp. 819-852.
  • Mir R. & Sharpe, D. (2008). The Iron in the Iron Cage: The Multinational Corporation As A System Of Exploitation. In Glenn Morgan and Simon Collinson (Eds.) Images of the Multinational Corporation. London: Blackwell Publications. (forthcoming)
  • Mir, R. & Mir, A. (2006). ‘Diversity: The cultural logic of global capital?’ In Konrad, A. M., Prasad, P., & Pringle, J. K. (Eds.). Handbook of Workplace Diversity. London: Sage, pp. 167-188.
  • Mir, R. Marens, R. & Mir, A. (2008). I nterrogating corporate citizenship: Lessons for organizational theory. Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management, Washington DC, May 2008.
  • Mir, R, Mir, A. & Hussain M. (2007). Knowledge Transfer and Multinational Corporations: An Ethnographic Exploration. Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management, New Brunswick, May 2007.
  • Sahu, S. P. Mir, R. & Mir, A. (2006). Organizational Theory and Corporate Property Rights: An Unholy Nexus? Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management, Saratoga Springs, May 2006.
  • Mir, R. Mir A. & Hussain, M. (2005). Re-examining Embeddedness: A Critical Analysis of Global Strategic Management. Proceedings of the Academy for Studies in International Business, Memphis, April 2005.
  • Mir, R., Mir, A. & Hussain B. (2005). The Problem of Structure in Multinational Corporations: A Study of Contingencies. Proceedings of the Academy for Strategic Management, Memphis, April 2005.
  • Mir, R. & Li, F. (2005). Are You Committed? Exploring the Post-Outsourcing Employee. Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management, Springfield, MA, May 2005.
  • Mir, R & Matthews, W. (2005). Knowledge Management and Labor: The Challenges of Globalization. Proceedings of the International Eastern Academy of Management, Cape Town, South Africa, July 2005.
  • Kashyap, R. Iyer, E. & Mir, R (2005). Is Employees’ Environmental Responsibility related to the Corporation’s Environmental Responsibility? Proceedings of the International Eastern Academy of Management, Cape Town, South Africa, July 2005.      

Current Courses Offered:

  • MGT 200-80: Principles of Management
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  • MGT 200-81: Pronciples of Management
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  • MGT 340-60: Labor&Management in the American Economy
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  • MBA 604: Management Process and Organizational Theory
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