A second -career academic, Sanjukta researches and teaches Business Ethics and ASEAN Business at Faculty of Business, BINA NUSANTARA University, Senayan Campus. She is passionate about diversity and marginalised issues in management.
Sanjukta has a PhD from Monash University Business School in the area of CSR and Disability at Workplace (2015). She was awarded full scholarship and school research grant. She is a recipient of the 2016 Jan Schapper Award in Critical Business Ethics. She was nominated for the 2015 Mollie Holman Doctoral Award, Monash University Best Thesis (School of Business). She is also one of the top twelve candidates selected by University of South Australia, School of Management for the 2011 International PhD Student Competition (Australia). As a 2006 British Chevening Scholar, she graduated from Nottingham University Business School, UK, International Centre for CSR (ICCSR), with a distinction both for her dissertation and MA in Corporate Social Responsibility (2007, UK). She earned her first Master’s in Communication Studies (Media Research) with a first class degree from University of Pune (India) and has an undergraduate degree in Sciences (Mumbai University, India).
Prior to her recent shift in academics, she has enjoyed a decade long professional industry experience She is a recipient of Young PR Professional of the Year – Asia Pacific COE, Hong Kong (2002); World Class Communication Professional Cummins Inc. (2001). She is a trained 6 Sigma Green Belt (2002) and a Diversity Trainer (2000) with 240 hours of formal practice. In 2005, she completed her global intern ship with Brodeur Pleon (London).
She is a professionally trained hobbyist baker, and lives with her family in Jakarta.
PhD, School of Business, Monash University, (2010-2014), PhD Thesis Title: Business, disability and corporate social responsibility: The Indian Experience
MA in Corporate Social Responsibility, ICCSR, Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham University, U.K, (2006-2007), Dissertation Title: “It’s all about controlling the destiny of our business, Strategic Decision Making in Corporate Social Responsibility” (Distinction both for thesis and MA degree)
Master’s Degree in Communication Studies, University of Pune, India, (1995-1997), Area of Specialization: Media Research Dissertation Title: History of Indian Advertising (First Class)
Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, SIES Senior College of Arts, Science & Commerce, University of Mumbai, India, (1992-1995) Subject study: Biochemistry and Botany (First Class)
Sanjukta’s research interest are in specific areas of gender, people with disabilities, indigenous communities and their interrelationship with business in ASEAN countries. She also works in the area of business history. Her doctoral thesis, Business, disability and corporate social responsibility: the India experience, examined the business response to disability in the Indian IT sector.
ACADEMIC PUBLISHING & CONFERENCES
ACADEMIC JOURNAL REVIEWER
ACADEMIC TRAINING PROGRAMS AND SKILLS
Client support and advisory service on CSR policies, implementation and global reporting initiative for major client accounts in Asia Pacific region.
Responsible for all strategic communication at pan India level; part of the global leadership communication team; lead the SKF India process on combating counterfeit ; SKF CSR Initiative in India.
Responsible for setting up formal communication department for the group in the 37 years organization history all internal and external communication activities for Cummins in India, Communication systems and process development, strategic organizational communication.
Responsible for client relationships and servicing of national and international accounts in Engineering, IT, FMCG and Design sector. directed various accounts in terms of communication strategies, action plans, allocation of responsibilities and implementation of activities at various levels, design and execution of communication charter for organizations, extensive interaction with media nation-wide, joined as senior account manager 1998, and was promoted as associate vice president within 8 months of joining the company.
Worked on international management courses, India Young Business
Achiever Award(with Indian express) ; Procter and Gamble PEACE project
Planning and relations, Liaison with the advertising agencies, creative debriefing, sponsorships and communication and audits.