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Smita Trivedi

Title: Adjunct Professor, Doctoral Candidate
Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy
Address: Funger Hall Suite 615
Phone: (202) 994-6677


Ph.D. in Business Administration, GWU expected 2013
Ed.M. in Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Harvard University 2004
B.A. in Public Policy Studies, Spanish, and Secondary Education, Duke
University 2001

Area of Expertise: Base of the Pyramid Strategy, International Business Ethics

Working Papers:
“Ethical Employee Behavior through Social Network Analysis”

“Bases of Trust within Social Networks” (with Dr. Michelle Westermann-Behaylo)

“Tool of the Devil or Instrument of Peace” (with Dr. Timothy Fort and Lili Yan)
Book chapter on Effect of Globalization and Business on Peace

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases Book Review (with Dr. Jennifer J. Griffin)

“Palm Oil Perspectives” Teaching case (with Gaston de Los Reyes and Alberto Willi)

Teaching Experience:
The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
- Adjunct Professor - Strategy Formulation and Implementation Fall 2012
- Teaching Assistant to Dr. Timothy Fort
- “Reflections on the Federal Reserve” Spring 2012
- Global MBA Business Ethics Fall 2011
- MBA elective entitled “Cultural Norms in Global Business” Spring 2011

Social Studies Teacher, Sunnyvale, New York City and Bangalore (2001-2003, 2004-2006).

Honors and Awards
Founders Award Recipient, Society for Business Ethics August 2011.
Doctoral Fellow, The George Washington University School of Business 2009-2013.
Urban Policy Graduate Intern, White House Domestic Policy Council 2009.

Current Research:
Trust networks in the BoP