Dharm Bhawuk

Professor of Management and Culture and Community Psychology

Academic Background

  • 1995 - PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1985 - MBA, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
  • 1979 - BA, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India

Selected Publications

Books

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (in press).  Spirituality and Indian Psychology: Lessons from the Bhagavad-Gita. New York: Springer. (Expected in February 2011)

Pandey, J., Sinha D., & Bhawuk, D. P. S., (Eds.) (1996). Asian contributions to cross-cultural psychology. New Delhi: Sage.

Book Chapters (2000-present)

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2012). Diversity and intercultural communication: The influence of individualism and collectivism. In Elisabeth Christopher (Ed.), Communication across cultures (pp. 42-53). UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Anbe K., (2012). Decline of the majority, rise of the minority: Community cultural changes in Hawai’i: Summary of a study of acculturation to a host country. In Elisabeth Christopher (Ed.), Communication across cultures (pp. 156-163). UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Landis, D., & Sakuda, K. H. (2012). Leadership in military retention. In Elisabeth Christopher (Ed.), Communication across cultures (pp. 4-9). UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2012). India and the Culture of Peace: Beyond Ethnic, Religious, and Other Conflicts. In D. Landis & R. Albert (eds.), Handbook of ethnic conflict (pp. 137-174). New York: Springer.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2011). Beyond Conflict, Violence, and Retaliation: Gandhijee as an Exemplar of Indigenous Approaches to Leadership Education. In J. Pandey, T. N. Sinha, & A. K. Sinha, (Eds.), Dialogue for Development (pp. 105-141). New Delhi, India: Concept Publisher.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Munusamy, V. P. (2010).  Leading across Cultural Groups: Implications of Self-Concept. In K. Hannum, B. McFeeters, & L. Booysen (Eds.), Leadership across differences: Cases and perspectives (pp. 155-162). San Francisco, CQ: Pfeiffer.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2009).  Intercultural Training for the Global Workplace:  Review, Synthesis, and Theoretical Explorations. In Rabi S. Bhagat & R. Steers (Eds.), Handbook of Culture, Organization, and Work (pp. 462-488).  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Munusamy, V. P., & Sakuda, K. H.  (2009).  Preparing Global Business Leaders:  Application of an Economy-Based Theoretical Framework to Intercultural Training.  In Chan Hoong Leong & John W. Berry (Eds.), Intercultural Relations in Asia: Migration and Work Effectiveness (pp. 69-103), World Scientific, Singapore.

Singelis, T. M., Bhawuk, D. P. S., Gabrenya Jr., W. K. Gelfand, M., Harwood, J., Her, P., Tanaka-Matsumi, J., & Vandello, J.  (2009).  Exploring Ethnic Group and Geographical Differences for Social Axioms in the USA.  In Kwok Leung and Michael Harris Bond (eds.), Beliefs around the World: Advancing Research on Social Axioms (pp. 81-93). New York, NY: Springer.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2008) Anchoring Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior in Desire:  A Model from the Bhagavad-Gita.”  In K. R. Rao, A. C. Paranjpe, & A. K. Dalal (Eds.),  Handbook of Indian Psychology (pp. 390-413). New Delhi, India: Cambridge University Press.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2008). Toward an Indian Organizational Psychology.  In K. R. Rao, A. C. Paranjpe, & A. K. Dalal (Eds.),  Handbook of Indian Psychology (pp. 471-491). New Delhi, India: Cambridge University Press.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Landis, D., & Munusamy, V. P. (2008).  Understanding the basics of culture.  In Michael A. Moodian (Ed.) Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence:  Understanding and Utilizing Cultural Diversity to Build Successful Organizations (pp. 7-15).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Sakuda, K. H. (2008).  Intercultural Sensitivity for Global Managers.  In Michael A. Moodian (Ed.) Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence:  Understanding and Utilizing Cultural Diversity to Build Successful Organizations (pp. 255-267).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Sakuda, K. H., & Munusamy, V. P. (2008).  Intercultural Competence Development and Triple-Loop Cultural Learning: Toward a Theory of Intercultural Sensitivity.  In Soon Ang & Linn Van Dyne (Ed.) Handbook of Cultural Intelligence: Theory, measurement, and applications (pp 342-355).  Armonk, NY:  M.E. Sharpe.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2007).  Cultural Diversity in the United States.  In David Levinson and Karen Christensen (Eds.), Global Perspectives on the United States, Volume III (pp. 67-70).  Berkshire, Great Barrington: Massachusetts.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2007).  Nepal.  In David Levinson and Karen Christensen (Eds.), Global Perspectives on the United States: A nation by nation survey, Volume II (pp. 434-437).  Berkshire, Great Barrington: Massachusetts.

Bhawuk, Dharm P. S., Landis, Dan, Lo, Kevin D. (2006).  Intercultural Training.  In David L. Sam & John W. Berry (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology (pp 504 - 524).  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press. 

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Munusamy, V.  (2006).  Are high achieving Asians individualists?  In Edith W. Chen and Glenn Omatsu (Eds.), Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans: Effective Activities, Strategies, and Assignments for Classrooms and Communities (pp. 95-102).  Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2005).  A Model of Self, Work, and Spirituality from the Bhagavad-Gita: Implications for Self-Efficacy, Goal Setting, and Global Psychology.  In K. Ramakrishna Rao and Sonali B. Marwaha (eds.), Toward a Spiritual psychology:  Essays in Indian Psychology (pp. 41-71).  New Delhi, India: Samvad Indian Foundation.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2004).  Individualism and collectivism.  In the Encyclopedia of Leadership, Volume 2, 706-710.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gelfand, M. J., Bhawuk, D. P. S., Nishii, L H., & Bechtold, D. J.  (2004).  Individualism and Collectivism.  In House, R. J., Hanges, P. J. Javidan, M., J., Dorfman, P.W., Gupta, V. (Eds.), Culture, Leadership, and Organizations: The GLOBE, Study of 62 Societies (pp. 437-512).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Landis, D., & Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2004).  Synthesizing theory building and practice in intercultural training.  In Dan Landis, Milton Bennett, and Janet Bennett (Eds.), Handbook of intercultural training (3rd Edition), pp. 451-466. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Podsiadlowski, A., Graf, J., & Triandis, H. C. (2002).  Corporate Strategies for Managing Diversity in the Global Workplace. In G. R. Ferris & M. R. Buckley, & D. B. Fedor, (Eds.), Human resource management: Perspectives, context, functions, and outcomes (pp. 112-145). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Smith, K., Delle Fave, A., Massimini, F., Christopher, J., Richardson, F., Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2002).  Post-Newtonian Metatheories in the Natural Sciences and in Cross-Cultural Psychology.  In Pawel Boski, Fons van de Vijver, A. Malgorzata  Chodynicka (Eds.) New Directions for Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 107-125).  Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences.

JOURNAL ARTICLES (2000-present)

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2010).  Epistemology and Ontology of Indian Psychology:  A Synthesis of Theory, Method, and Practice.  Psychology and Developing Societies, 22 (1), pp.157-190.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2010).  Methodology for building psychological models from scriptures:  Contributions of Indian psychology to indigenous and global psychologies.  Psychology and Developing Societies, 22 (1), 49-93.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2009).  Humiliation and Human Rights in Diverse Societies: Forgiveness & Some Other Solutions from Cross-Cultural Research. Psychological Studies, 54 (2), 1-10. 

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2009).  Intercultural communication in a dynamic environment: Preparing managers of developing and developed countries using cultural standards. Psychology and Developing Societies, 21 (2), 161-181.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., Mrazek, S., & Munusamy, V. P.  (2009).  From social engineering to community transformation: Amul, Grameen Bank, and Mondragon as exemplar organizations.  Peace & Policy :Ethical Transformations for a Sustainable Future, vol. 14, 36-63. This paper received the Rupert Chilsom Best Theory to Practice Paper Award from the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management, 2009.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2008).  Science of Culture and Culture of Science:  Worldview and Choice of Conceptual Models and Methodology.  The Social Engineer, 11 (2), 26-43.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2008).  Globalization and Indigenous Cultures: Homogenization or Differentiation?  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 32 (4), 305-317.

Kim, Y. & Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2008).  Globalization and Diversity: Contributions from Intercultural Research.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 32 (4) 301-304.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2005). Your, my, & our: The art of integrating an organization. Byavasthapan, 24, 11-17.

Alden, D. L., Hoa, D. M., & Bhawuk, D. P. S (2004).  Client satisfaction with reproductive health care services: Integrating business approaches to modeling and measurement.  Journal of Social Science and Medicine, 59 (11), .2219-2232.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2004). Preventing the Abuse of Public Organizations in Nepal:  The Case of Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation. Byavasthapan, 23, 66-71.

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2003).  Culture’s Influence on Creativity: The Case of Indian Spirituality.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27 (1), 1-22.

Ray, C., & Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2002).  From ideas to market application: Dynamics of knowledge transfer and the role of champions. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Policy, 3, 33-43.

Bechtold, D. J., Bhawuk, D. P. S., Brislin, R. W., & Lee, J. A. (2002). Estudios transculturales en comportamiento organizacional y del Consumidor (Cross-Cultural Studies of Organizational and Consumer Behavior). Special issue on Psychology and Culture of Boletín de Psicología, Vol. 76 (November 2002), 77-107.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2001).  Evolution of culture assimilators: Toward theory-based assimilators.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 25 (2), 141-163.

Bhawuk, D. P. S.  (2001).  Looking for the Silver Lining: Integrative Potentials in International Project Negotiation.  Psychology and Developing Societies, 13 (2), 243-262.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Brislin, R. W.  (2000).  Cross-Cultural Training:  A Review.  Applied Psychology:  An International Review, 49 (1), 162-191.

Bhawuk, D. P. S., & Ferris, G. R. (2000).  Value-added relationship management: A key to effective manager-subordinate relationships.  Delhi Business Review, 1(2), 25-34.

Articles in Refereed Proceedings (2000-present)

Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2007).  Small Businesses in Developing Economies:  A Study of Entrepreneurship in Nepal.  Proceedings of the 4th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, February 6-9, 2007. 

Landis, D., & Bhawuk, D. P. S. (2005).  Equal Opportunity Training in the Military:  Toward a Synthesis of Theory and Practice.  Proceedings of the 5th Biennial EO/EEO Research Symposium organized by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), February 17-18, 2005, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Honors

  • 2009 - Rupe Chilsom Best Theory to Practice Paper Award from the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management
  • 2007 - Professor of the Semester, MHRM Program, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • 2000 - Distinguished Scholar Award, Management Department, College of Business Administration
  • 1996 - Best Paper Award for the paper, International Management Division, Academy of Management, Cincinnati, Ohi
  • 1992-1993 - IBM Fellowship, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 1990 - Lum Yip Kee Outstanding MBA Student Award, College of Business Administration, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
  • 1989 - Distinguished Service Award, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA

Professional Background

  • President, International Training Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Deputy Director, Airlines Training Center, Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation (RNAC), Kathmandu, Nepal
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
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Honolulu
HI
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USA

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