Bina Ajay

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Bina Ajay

PhD Candidate, Department of Management

3308 Carl H. Lindner Hall


Bina Ajay is in the fourth year of the PhD program in management at the Carl H. Linder College of Business, University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include strategic leadership & governance, entrepreneurship, and emotions. Bina has presented her research at the Academy of Management’s annual conference, the Southern Management Association’s annual conference, and the Strategic Management Society’s special conference on strategic leadership. Bina also has a forthcoming book chapter on social entrepreneurship in an edited volume being published by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Prior to joining the PhD program, Bina worked in industry for more than ten years and has experience in many functional areas including strategy, business planning, project finance, audit, and taxation. Bina holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Teaching Interest
Business Strategy, International Business

Research Interest
Strategic leadership & governance, entrepreneurship, emotions

Institution: The Tata Power Company Limited
Title: Group Head
End Date: 2016-07-29

Institution: SIES (Nerul) College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Title: Visiting Faculty - Advanced Financial Management
End Date: 2013-03-31

Institution: Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Title: Industrial Trainee
End Date: 2008-09-30

Institution: P. Subramaniam & Associates
Title: Article clerk
End Date: 2007-12-31

Institution: National Institute of Open Schooling
Title: Instructor - Accountancy and Commerce
End Date: 2007-03-31

Institution: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Location: India
Completed: 2008
Degree: Other

Institution: University of Mumbai
Location: India
Completed: 2005
Degree: Other

Title: Too much of a good thing? Agency and entrepreneurial passion
Location: Las Vegas
Year: 2019

Title: Effects of dispersion in various sources of power on top management team outcomes
Location: Las Vegas
Year: 2019

Title: Ecological opportunism:  A case for a missing construct
Location: Lexington
Year: 2018

Title: I Am and I Am Not:  Ambivalence in Entrepreneur Identification
Location: Chicago
Year: 2018

Title: I Feel Like Risking It All!Influence of Emotions on Managerial Risk-Taking
Location: Chicago
Year: 2018