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Prasad Balkundi

Associate Professor
Organization and Human Resources Department


PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Post Graduate Diploma (MBA), Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar, India B.Tech, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India


Dr. Balkundi's teaching and research interests are in social networks and team processes. He has published in the Academy of Management Journal, and Leadership Quarterly. He is active in the Academy of Management National Conference and has presented several papers over the years.

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Selected Publications

Balkundi, P., Kilduff, M., Michael, J., Barsness, Z., Lawson, L. Too much of a good thing? Antecedents and consequences of structural holes in work teams. In press at Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Balkundi, P., Harrison, D. 2006. Ties, leaders, and time in teams: Strong inference about network structure's effects on team viability and performance. Academy of Management Journal.

Balkundi, P., and Kilduff. M., (2005). The ties that lead: A social network approach to leadership. Leadership Quarterly.

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Prasad Balkundi
Associate Professor
Organization and Human Resources
School of Management
University at Buffalo
274 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-3250

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