Associate Professor of Management
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Nidhi Srinivas is Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management at Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. His research interests center on global civil society and post-colonial management knowledge. Specifically he studies the Management of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and the Transfer and Transformation of Management knowledge to, and within, organizations in formerly colonized countries.
Srinivas teaches courses in the areas of Nonprofit Management, International Development, and Organization Theory. Classes seek to enhance student ability to critique and integrate theories, as well as emphasize reflective readings and discussion.
Srinivas has also taught as a visiting professor at Escola Brasileira de Administraçao Publica e de Empresas (EBAPE) at the Fundação GetulioVargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore, India. His book manuscript Against Non-Governmental Organizations? A critical perspective on their management is under preparation for Routledge Press. He is an India-China Institute Fellow 2010-2012.
Srinivas, Nidhi (2012b), The possibility of the past: Two routes to a past and what they tell us about professional power. Management and Organizational History, 7-3: 237–249.
Srinivas, Nidhi (2012a), Epistemic and performative quests for authentic management in India. Organization, 19-2: 145-158
Srinivas, Nidhi (2010), The phenomenon of NGOs: a lateral reading from Latin America. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 6-2/3: 116-127.
Mintzberg, Henry and Srinivas, Nidhi (2010), Juxtaposing doers and helpers in development. Community Development Journal, 45-1: 39-57.
Srinivas, Nidhi (2009), Against NGOs?: A Critical Perspective on Nongovernmental Action. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 38-4: 614.
Srinivas, Nidhi (2008), Managerialism and NGO Advocacy: Handloom weavers in India. In B. Cooke and S.Dhar (Eds). Unorganizing Development: Anti-Management Critiques of Development and Globalization. Zed Books.
Srinivas, Nidhi (2008), Mimicry and revival: The transfer and transformation of management knowledge to India. International Studies of Management and Organization. Winter 2008-2009.
Global civil society and NGOs; Post-colonial management knowledge, transfers, and ethics.
Critical Foundations for Mgmt
Advanced Seminar in NPM
Pol Econ & Public Policy II
UTransLab Civic Imaginaries