Academic Programmes

5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)




  • Ph.D. in Strategic Management,  Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2006
  • Graduate Degree in International Business, University of Sydney, Australia, 2002
  • BA, LLB. (Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, 2000


Krishna Udayshankar is a trained mediator with unique skill sets and experience across creative, academic, business, and legal arenas. She has experience working with multiple stakeholders, ranging from migrant workers to C-suite executives, government officials and policy makers. She has over 10 years of teaching experience at the University level. Her specializations and research focus on the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Business-Government-Society nexus and policy. She has also co-authored two textbooks on International Business adopted by over 40 institutions in Asia.



• Hill, C.W, Wee, C.H & Udayasankar, K. International Business. McGraw-Hill (Asia), 2015/ 2011.
• Hill, C.W, Udayasankar, K. & Wee, C.H. Global Business Today. McGraw-Hill (Asia), 2013.

Peer-reviewed journal papers

• Das, S.S. & Udayasankar, K. An Institutional Model of International First-Mover Advantages. Journal of International Business Research and Practice, 2013, Vol. 7, 61-74.
• Udayasankar, K. Corporate Social Responsibility & Firm Size. Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, Vol. 83: 2, 167-175.
• Udayasankar, K. The Foundations of Governance Theory: A Case for the Resource-Dependence Perspective. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2008, Vol.5: (Summer) 164-172.
• Udayasankar, K. The Perpetuity of the Corporate Entity: Implications for Shareholders & Stakeholders. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2008, Vol.5: 4, 407-412.
• Udayasankar, K., Das, S.S. & Krishnamurthi, C. Corporate Governance & Firm Performance: Effects of Regulation and Competitiveness. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2007, Vol.15:2, 262-271.