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Name: 
Devi Vijay
Position: 
Associate Professor
Academic Group: 
Organizational Behavior
Phone No.: 
033-24878300 Extn. 2129
Contact Details: 
K-408, New Academic Block
Personal Details: 
Devi Vijay's current work examines inequality, vulnerable communities, and mobilisation, with a focus on healthcare. She has been tracing the evolution of the community-based form for palliative care in Kerala, and its translations to other geographies. She has recently co-edited, "Alternative Organisations in India: Undoing Boundaries" (Cambridge University Press, 2017), and has published in journals such as Public Management Review, Marketing Theory, and Journal of Marketing Management. She was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2016) and was a visiting fellow at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University during the grant period.
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
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Academics

Academic Background: 
Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2016-2017), Columbia University Fellow, IIM Bangalore (2012) - PhD
Courses Taught: 
Post Graduate Programme: Organization Theory Post Graduate Programme for VLM: Organizational Structure and Design (Core) Doctoral: Advanced Behavioural Science (Classics in Management); Modules in Qualitative Research Methods (Modules) Health Care Executive Management Program: Module on Public Policies in Health Care
Awards: 
2018: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Reviewing Award winner by the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management 2017: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Reviewing Award winner by the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management 2016: Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2016-2017) 2016: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Reviewing Award winner by the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management 2013: Best Paper Award in General Track at 20th International Conference of the Indian Association for Palliative Care (IAPCCON 2013), Bangalore. 2011: Recipient of the Pradip N. Khandwalla award at the IMR Doctoral Conference 2011 2011: Finalist, Carlo Masini Award for outstanding scholarship in the fields of public and non-profit management, Academy of Management Meeting 2011, San Antonio, Texas 2010: “Highly Commendable Research Award 2010” awarded on the basis of research proposal submitted for grant of research fund from the Emerald Group Publishing Ltd

Experience

Work Experience: 
Nov. 2017 - present: Associate Professor 2016-2018: Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Fellow, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University 2012- 2017: Assistant Professor, IIM Calcutta
Current Projects: 
Alternative Organisations in India Transitions in the Indian Healthcare Sector
Past Projects: 
Evolution of the Kerala palliative care sector Translation of the Kerala palliative care model: Examining Sanjeevani palliative care program, Nadia, West Bengal Mritshilpis of Kumortuli: Institutions, Practices, Scripts

Research

Journal Publications: 
1. Rohit Varman and Devi Vijay (2018) Dispossessing Vulnerable Consumers: Derealization, Desubjectification and Violence. Marketing Theory. https://doi.org/10.1177/1470593117753980 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1470593117753980 2. Rohit Varman, Paromita Goswami and Devi Vijay. (Forthcoming). The Precarity of Respectable Consumption: Normalizing Sexual Violence Against Women. Journal of Marketing Management 3. Vijay D, Zaman S and Clark D. Translation of a community palliative care intervention: Experience from West Bengal, India. Wellcome Open Res 2018, 3:66 (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14599.1) https://wellcomeopenresearch.org/articles/3-66/v1 4. Kulkarni, M., Gopakumar,K., Vijay, D. 2017. Institutional Discourses and Ascribed Disability Identities. IIMB Management Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iimb.2017.07.002 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0970389617303658 5. Vijay, D. & Kulkarni, M. 2012. Frame Changes in Social Movements: A Case Study. Public Management Review, DOI:10.1080/14719037.2011.642630 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14719037.2011.642630
Conferences: 
Vivek Nair and Devi Vijay. "Middle-class Meritocracy and Neoliberal Technologies of the Self at an Indian Business School”. Accepted for Critical Management Studies Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018. Vivek Nair and Devi Vijay. “Middle-class Meritocracy and Neoliberal Technologies of the Self at an Indian Business School”. CERE 2018, IIM Indore. Vijay, D., Kulkarni, M., Monin, P. “Construction of a community-based organizational form”. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug-2015, Vancouver Kulkarni, M., Gopakumar,K., Vijay, D. Institutional Discourses and Ascribed Disability Identities. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug -2015, Vancouver. Vijay, D. 2015. Lessons from Project Sanjeevani: Translating Kerala’s Community Based Form of Organizing for Palliative care to West Bengal. 22nd International Conference of the Indian Association for Palliative Care, Feb 13-15th, Hyderabad, India. Vijay, D., & Kulkarni, M. 2013. Distributed agency and Emergence of an Organizational Field. Academy of Management Meeting, 2013. Florida, USA. Vijay, D. 2013. Collective Action and Institutional Change. 20th International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCCON), Bangalore, India Vijay, D., Kulkarni, M., & Sarasvathy, S. 2012. Emergence of an Organizational Field: Divergent and Convergent Mechanisms in Distributed Agency, Academy of Management Meeting, 2012. Boston, USA. Vijay, D. & Kulkarni, M. 2011. Frame Changes in Social Movements: A Case Study. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, Texas Kulkarni, M. & Vijay, D. 2011. The Influence of Pre Entry Knowledge on Self Definition of Incoming MBA Students. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, Texas Vijay, D. 2011. Emergence of an Organizational Field: A Study of the Palliative Care Field in Kerala, India. IIMB Management Review Doctoral Colloquium, IIM Bangalore, India. Kulkarni, M. & Lengnick-Hall, C., Vijay, D. 2011. Human Resource Practices and Knowledge Flows in Organizations: The Role of Citizenship Behavior. Eastern Academy of Management, Bangalore, India Vijay, D. & Kulkarni, M. 2010. Community Mobilization and Palliative Care: A Social Movement Perspective. 5th Organization Studies Summer Workshop, France Vijay, D. & Kulkarni, M. 2010. Emergence and Evolution of Frames of the Palliative Care Movement in Kerala. Strategic Management Society workshop at IIM Bangalore, India Chattopadhyay, S. & Vijay, D. 2010. The Hidden Power of Social Networks in Communities of Practice. Paper Development Workshop, Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Canada Vijay, D. & Sharma. D. 2010. Theory & Research in Entrepreneurship Coaching: An Evaluation. IIMB Management Review (IMR) Conference 2010. Chattopadhyay, S. & Vijay, D. 2009. The Hidden Power of Social Networks in Communities of Practice. Indian Academy of Management Conference, Jamshedpur, India. Vijay, D. 2009. Community Based Enterprises through the Lens of Social Movement Theory. Indian Academy of Management Conference, Jamshedpur, India. Arora, A., Ashwin, A.S., Sharma, D., Venkateshwaran, R., & Vijay, D. 2009. Strategy Process Research: A review. Indian Academy of Management Conference, Jamshedpur, India
Articles/Cases: 
1. Devi Vijay (2018). Being Mortal: Beyond the great doctors, and what matters at the end. Discover Society https://discoversociety.org/2018/02/06/being-mortal-beyond-the-great-doctors-and-what-matters-in-the-end/ 2. Devi VIjay and Debabrata Ghosh. (2018) "The Sabar Shouchagar Project (Toilets for Everyone): Making Nadia District the First Open Defecation Free District in India" Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/EEMCS-03-2017-0061 3. Vijay, D. & Prabhu, G.N. Jaipur Rugs: Weaving together 40000 artisans 4. Kumar, K., Venkateswaran, Ramya Tarakad, Vijay, Devi , Sharma, Deepali, Keshavamurthy, Srivardhini and Tumbe, Chinmay, Research on Business and Entrepreneurship History of India – Reflections on the State of the Art and Future Directions (December 29, 2011). IIM Bangalore Research Paper No. 329. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2122705 Media Links: 1. End of Life Studies Group, University of Glasgow Podcast: http://endoflifestudies.academicblogs.co.uk/community-participation-in-palliative-care/ http://www.ehospice.com/Default/tabid/10686/ArticleId/16990/ 2. Patients Engage: Palliative care in Kerala - lessons and answers http://www.patientsengage.com/news-and-views/palliative-care-kerala-lessons-answers 3. IIM Calcutta Insight Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hsxyb7ZVY8 4. End of Life Studies Blog, University of Glasgow http://endoflifestudies.academicblogs.co.uk/translating-keralas-community-based-palliative-care-to-west-bengal-india/
Books/Book Chapters: 
1. Devi Vijay and Rohit Varman (Eds). (2017). Alternative Organizations in India: Undoing Boundaries. Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/management/management-general-interest/alternative-organisations-india-undoing-boundaries?format=HB#C3XUbKaotkxvMMmf.97 2. Devi Vijay and Rohit Varman (2017) Undoing Boundaries. In Vijay, D. and Varman, R. (Eds). Alternative Organizations in India: Undoing Boundaries. Cambridge University Press. 3. Devi Vijay (2017) Scripting Alternative Images: Institutions, Practices and Scripts of the Mritshilpis of Kumortuli. In Vijay, D. and Varman, R. (Eds). Alternative Organizations in India: Undoing Boundaries. Cambridge University Press.
Research Interests: 
Inequality, Markets, Institutions Palliative Care, Sociology of Health Alternative Forms of organizing, Collective Action Qualitative Methods