Kanchan Deosthali

Kanchan Deosthali
  • Assistant Professor
  • Business
  • Areas of Expertise

    • Employee Training and Development Activities
    • Citizenship Behaviors
    • Individual Behavior in Organizations
    • Human Resources

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Organizational Studies – Organizational Behavior, State University of New York, University at Albany

M.S. in Telecommunications, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

B.E. in Instrumentation Engineering, University of Mumbai, India
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PAST EXPERIENCE
2012-2013 Lecturer, College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Courses Taught: Knowledge Management, Managing Human Resources, Acquiring Talent, Foundations of Organizational Behavior

2008-2011 Adjunct Faculty, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany
Courses Taught: Organizational Development and Change, Behavioral Foundations of Management, Managerial Leadership and Decision Making, and Motivation, Productivity, and Change Management

2008- 2009 Teaching Assistant, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany

2006 – 2009 Graduate Assistant, Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness, State University of New York, University at Albany

2005 – 2006 Graduate Assistant, University Media Center
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2004 Teaching Assistant, Department of Telecommunications, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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STATISTICAL SKILLS
Manova, Discriminant Function Analysis, Hierarchical Linear, Modeling (HLM), and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)
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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Potnis, D. & Deosthali, K. (In Press) “Comparing Adoption of Internet and Mobile Technologies by Small Businesses,” First Monday

Deosthali, K. & Taber, T. (2013). “Analysis of Self-Reported Motives for Task-Related Helping: Implications for an Integrated Theory of Helping,” Journal of Business and Psychology, 1-23.

Potnis, D. & Deosthali, K. (In Progress). “Intentions to Own & Use Cell Phones by Disadvantaged Women: Model of Cell Phone Ownership & Usage for Individuals from Developing Nations,” Target Journal: MIS Quarterly.

Deosthali, K. & Johnson, R. (In Progress). “Empirical Examination of Motivational and Contextual Factors Influencing Voluntary Development Activities of Employees,” Target Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology.

Potnis, D. & Deosthali, K. (2012). “Innovation Laggards or Victims of Socioeconomic Conditions? Findings from Ongoing Survey of Female Slum-dwellers Without Cell Phone Ownership,” 6th International Conference on Electronic Governance, Albany, New York

Deosthali, K. & Taber, T. (2011) “A Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis of Self-Reported Motives for Task-Related Helping,” Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Deosthali, K. & Taber, T. (2010). “Individual and Contextual Correlates of Self-development Activities,” 2010 Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Deosthali, K. & Taber, T. (2008). “Why do People Engage in Helping Behaviors? An Exploratory Study of Interpersonal Helping by Employees in Organizations,” 2008 Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
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INVITED TALKS & PRESENTATIONS
Deosthali, K. “An Empirical Examination of Self-development Activities,” Department of Management, School of Business and Engineering, Quinnipiac University, March 2013.

Deosthali, K. “Individual and Contextual Correlates of Development and Training Activities of Employees in Organizations,” College of Business, University of Mary Washington, February 2013.

Deosthali, K. “Using Motivational and Social Exchange Lens to Increase Exhibition of Citizenship Behaviors,” Department of Management and Marketing, School of Business, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, January 2013.

Deosthali, K. “A Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis of Self-Reported Motives for Task-Related Helping,” Department of Management and Marketing, School of Business and Economics, Winston Salem State University, December 2012.

Deosthali, K. & Potnis, D. “Competing with Time? Strategies for Summer Teaching,” SKILL Conference, organized by Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership, State University of New York, University at Albany, March 2009.

Deosthali, K. ‘‘Why do People Engage in Helping Behaviors: An Exploratory Study of Interpersonal Helping by Employees in Organizations,’’ a Doctoral Seminar Series at School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, October 2008.

Deosthali, K. “Intuitive Decision Making,” Leadership and Change Management Seminar Series, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, December 2007.

Deosthali, K. “Comparing the Effectiveness of Proactive Influence Tactics (rational persuasion and pressure) on Group Level Settings,” School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, May 2007.

Deosthali, K. “Seven Zones of Leadership,” Leadership and Managerial Skills Seminar Series, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, April 2007.

Deosthali, K. “Personality Traits and Influence Tactics,” School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, February 2007.
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SERVICE & LEADERSHIP
Reviewer, 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Savannah, Georgia, 2014

Reviewer, Southern Management Association Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 2014.

Reviewer, Southern Management Association Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012.

Reviewer, Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2010.

Served on the Panel of Judges for Business Information Systems and Technologies Project Presentation, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, 2009.

Served on the Panel of Judges for Business Information Systems and Technologies Project Presentation, School of Business, State University of New York, University at Albany, 2008.

Reviewer, Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2008.

President, Hindu Students’ Council, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana, 2004-06.

Fundraiser to help the victims of hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, 2005.

Organizer, Technical Festival for Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, University of Mumbai, India, 2000-02.