Sanjukta Choudhury Kaul, Ph.D, MA (CSR), MA (Communication Studies)

Sanjukta Choudhury Kaul, Ph.D, MA (CSR), MA (Communication Studies)

Faculty Member

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 was awarded Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Fellowship (2019). 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 creative writer, a food photography enthusiast and professionally trained hobbyist baker.


IG: choudhury_poppy


Academic Qualification 

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)


  • Executive Program: Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Master’s program: Business Ethics and Law ; Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Undergraduate (International Business Program): Introduction to Business Ethics; Business in ASEAN; Business Sustainability
  • Thesis supervisory (Undergraduate)


  • University of New Castle (UoN), Leadership and Ethics (2020-Present)
  • Faculty Exchange to Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain, under A4U Erasmus+ staff exchange between UPF and Binus Universities; November 2019


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.


  • Choudhury Kaul, S and Supriadi, O (2023). Muslim Indonesian women entrepreneurs: A factor analysis of business performance, Journal of Islamic Marketing, Ahead of Print. https://doi/10.1108/JIMA-01-2022-0036 [Scopus Q2]
  • Choudhury Kaul, S., Alam, Q. & Sandhu, M.S. Why Disability Mainstreaming is Good for Business: A New Narrative. J Bus Ethics 177, 861–873 (2022). [Scopus Q1; ABDC A*]
  • Choudhury Kaul, S., Sandhu, M. and Alam (2021). The lepers, lunatics, the lame, the blind, the infirm and the making of asylums and benevolent charities: The Indian merchant class and disability in colonial India, Journal of Management History , Vol 27, No. 2 pp. 464-491. DOI : 10.1108/JMH-07-2020-004 [Scopus Q1; ABDC B]
  • Choudhury Kaul S. (2020). ‘Mainstreaming Disability in the Workplace in Myanmar: Preliminary Study Findings, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 28(2) pp. 817-826. [Scopus Q3]
  • Choudhury Kaul, S., Sandhu, M. and Alam, Q. (2019), “Researching the history of marginalized issues in management research: A proposed interpretive framework”, Journal of Management History, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 237-256. [Scopus Q1; ABDC B]
  • Arora, B., and Choudhury Kaul S. (2014). Antecedents to humanistic management approach in India: The role of family businesses in The World Humanism: Cross cultural perspectives on ethical practices in organizations (Ed: Khan S and Amann, W.), Chapter 12 (p. 165- 177), Palgrave.


  • Choudhury Kaul S., Alam, Q. & Sandhu, M.S. (2019). Why disability mainstreaming is good for business:A new narrative, (ICBM), Conference Title : Transforming knowledge into action: Towards sustainable development in emerging economies, Dec 11-13, 2019, Monash Business School, Melbourne (Australia)
  • Choudhury Kaul S (2019), ‘Business impediments to mainstreaming disability at workplace: A qualitative analysis of the key stakeholders in Myanmar’ (EGOS), Conference Title: Enlightening Future, July 4-6, 2019, University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Choudhury Kaul S., Sandhu, M.S., & Alam, Q. (2016). Researching marginalized issues in management history: An interpretive framework: The case of business response to disability in colonial and post-independent India (ABEN), Conference Title: Business Ethics Theory in Practice, December 05-06, 2016, University of Griffith, Brisbane, Queensland, (Australia).
  • Choudhury Kaul S., Sandhu, M.S., & Alam, Q. (2016). Asylum, Bequeaths and Charities: Business response todisability in colonial India Academy of Management Conference (AOM), Conference Title: Making Organizations Meaningful August 05-09, 2016, Anaheim, California (USA).Proceedings available at
  • Choudhury Kaul S., Sandhu, M.S, & Alam, Q. (2014). From Merchant Charity to Mainstream Integration Strategic Intent of Business Engagement with Disability: Empirical Evidence from India. Conference paper presented at International Association of Business and Society (IABS) Conference Title: Reclaiming the societal dimension: New perspectives on ‘society and business, June 19-23, 2014 University of New South Wales (UNSW) City Campus, Sydney (Australia)
  • Choudhury Kaul S, Sandhu, M.S, & Alam, Q. (2014). Asylums,bequeaths and charities: Historical perspective on shaping of the business response to disability until the middle of twentieth century. Conference paper at Asia Pacific Economic and Business History Conference (APEBHC), Conference Title: Economic consequences of war and conflict, February 13- 15, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton, (New Zealand).
  • Choudhury Kaul S, Sandhu, M.S, & Alam, Q. (2013) Marginal voice to mainstream drama: The debut of disability on the corporate social responsibility agenda. Conference Paper at International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Conference (ICCSR), Conference Title: New CSR Dynamics? Institutions and systems in a more challenging era, August 19 – 20, 2013, Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham, Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia)
  • Kim, C. H., Choudhury Kaul S, & Blanes, R. (2012). Tackling One-Size Fits All CSR: Diversity of Religion Perspective, Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship and Service Innovation, Perth (Australia)
  • Choudhury Kaul S (2011, November). Disability and CSR: Thinking beyond labels. International Student PhD Competition, University of South Australia, Division of Business, School of Management, Adelaide (Australia).
  • Kim, C. H., Choudhury Kaul S, & Hamzah, S. (2011, June). The Role of Religion in CSR: South-East Asian Context. Presented at the CSR symposium in China, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Ningbo Campus (China).
  • Choudhury Kaul S. (2011b, July). Disability and CSR: Thinking beyond labels. 3MT ™ Campus Finals, Monash University, Sunway campus, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).


  • Business and Society (2015- Ongoing)
  • Business Ethics: A European Review (2015, 2017)
  • Journal of Business Ethics (2019- Ongoing)
  • AOM (2016, 2017, 2019)
  • South Asian Journal of Business Studies (2018)
  • Board Member : Journal of Management History (2019- Ongoing)


  • Business Disability Workshop 2017, Design and Facilitation, Yangon (Myanmar), November 20, 2017. ASEAN CSR NETWORK Grant and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) with ILO.


  • Qualitative research methods (Monash, School of Business) N-Vivo (Monash, School of Business) (2015)
  • Grounded theory (Monash, School of Business)
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (BINUS, Business School, CLIL)
  • An approach to Teaching and Learning Languages (BINUS Business School)


  • Lecturer and SCC, (May 2015 – April 2022), International Business, Faculty of Business, JWC Campus, Bina Nusantara University Jakarta (Indonesia).


  • Senior CSR Analyst, OWW consulting (Aug 2008 – Dec 2009, Malaysia)

Client support and advisory service on CSR policies, implementation and global reporting initiative for major client accounts in Asia Pacific region.

  • Head, Corporate communications, SKF India (Nov 2002 – Jun 2006, India)

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.

  • Manager, Corporate communications, INDIA ABO (Sep 2000 – Oct 2002, 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.

  • Associate Vice President, Capital Image PR (Apr 1998 – Aug 2000, India)

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.

  • Senior Account Manager, Sista’s Private Limited (Jan 1997 – Jan 1998, India)

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.

  • Erasmus Teaching Mobility Grant (2019), UPF Business School, Barcelona (Spain)
  • ASEAN CSR NETWORK GRANT (2017), Lead Researcher, awarded the ASEAN CSR Vision 2020 Small Grants Fund, offered by the ASEAN CSR Network with the support of the Government of Sweden. Research Area: Disability and role of Business in Myanmar.
  • BINUS Business School Research Grant (2016), Researching and developing area of Social entrepreneurship and ASEAN CSR.
  • The Jan Schapper Scholarship for Emerging Critical Business Ethics Scholar (2016)
  • ABEN 2016 Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Paper title: Researching marginalized issues in management history: An interpretive framework. University of Griffith, Brisbane, Queensland, (Australia)
  • Shortlisted nomination: (2015) Mollie Holman Doctoral Award, Monash University Best Thesis (School of Business)
  • Global winner 2011 International PhD Student Competition (2011), Awarded by South Australia (UNiSA), School of Management, Adelaide, Australia. Paper title: “Corporations and Disability: Thinking beyond Labels
  • Campus Runner Up, 3MT ™ (Three-minute PhD thesis competition, 2011), Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students, Monash University, Malaysia.
  • Winner, School of Business, 3MT ™ (Three-minute PhD thesis competition, 2011), HDR students, Monash University, Malaysia.
  • Best Paper/Presentation award (Beginners, 2010), Doctoral Colloquium, Monash University Business School, Penang, Malaysia.
  • Awarded Full Scholarship (2010) , Doctoral Program at Monash University Business School (Sunway Campus, Malaysia).
  • International student exchange (2007) to Nottingham University Ningbo Campus, China.
  • British Chevening Scholar, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR), Nottingham University Business School, UK (FCO Fellowship).
  • Ratan Tata Academic Travel Grant (2006), India.
  • Lotus Trust Foundation Grant (2006), India.
  • Dr, Jayaram Mani Award (1997), SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce College, University of Mumbai, India (For highest marks in BSc).
  • SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce College Prize (1997), University of Mumbai, India (For highest marks in BSc).


  • Young PR Professional of the Year – Asia Pacific COE (2002), PR WEEK, Hong Kong
  • World Class Communication Professional (2001) Cummins Inc.
  • Awarded Global Communication Internship (2005) , Brodeur Pleon, London, UK