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Dr. Ashok Bhattarai

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Assistant Professor of Marketing
Department
Marketing
Location
Dillard College of Business Administration
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227

Bio

Ashok Bhattarai joined the faculty at MSU Texas Dillard College of Business in Fall 2022. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He earned his MBA (2017) from the University of Northern Iowa, and Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) from Bangalore University in India.

His research and teaching interests revolve around marketing strategy, B2B marketing, digital marketing, and services marketing. His research has been published in the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, and Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing.

He has served as a reviewer for conferences and peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, American Marketing Association conference, Society of Marketing Advances conference, and Academy of Marketing Science Conference.

Ashok teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing strategy, marketing research, and marketing management as MSU Texas. A native of Nepal, Ashok enjoys traveling, playing and watching different sports, and attending academic and practitioner conferences where he shares his ideas and learns from peers and experts in the field.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Southern Illinois University. Carbondale Ph.D. in Marketing 2022
University of Northern Iowa MBA 2017
Bangalore University Bachelor in Business Management 2014
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Marketing 09/01/2022

Publications

Aghaie, S., Kamran-Disfani, O., Farhang, M., & Bhattarai, A. "Incumbent Defense Strategies and New Entrant Market Exit: The Moderating Role of Relational Market-Based Assets" (European Journal of Marketing) https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-02-2021-0087

Adjei, M., Zhang, N., Bagherzadeh, R., Farhang, M., & Bhattarai, A. "Enhancing Consumer Online Reviews: The Role of Moral Identity" (Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing) https://doi.org/10.1108/JRIM-11-2020-0248

Anaza, NA., Rutherford, W., Wu, GJ., Bhattarai, A. "Single versus Multiple Salesforce Go-to-Market Strategy: The Impact of Sales Orientation on Conflict, Salesperson-owned Loyalty and Buyer-exit Propensity" (Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing) https://doi.org/10.1108/JBIM-03-2021-0139

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Saavedra Torres, L.L., Bhattarai A., Rawal, M., & Upadhyaya Subedi, B (2021) "The role of Perceived Quality and Customer self-incongruence on customer brand disidentification" Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference, Orlando, FL 

Aghaie, S., Kamran-Disfani, O., Farhang, M., & Bhattarai, A. (2021), "Incumbent Defense Strategies and New Entrant Market Exit: The Moderating Role of Relational Market-Based Assets", American Marketing Association (AMA) Virtual Conference  

Bhattarai, A., Farhang, M., Saavedra, J.L., Bagherzadeh, R., & Rawal, M. (2020), "Self-Construal and Willingness to Participation in Sharing Economy", Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Virtual Conference 

Farhang, M., Bhattarai, A., Saavedra, J.L., Bagherzadeh, R., & Rawal, M. (2020), "The Moderating Effect of Failure Severity, Failure Stability and Self-Construal in Perceptions of Group versus Individual Service Failure and Their Effects on Outcomes", Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Virtual Conference 

Bhattarai, A., Farhang, M., & Saavedra, J.L. (2019), "Perceived Fairness of Surge Pricing and Moderating Role of Framing and Familiarity", Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference, New Orleans, LA  

Farhang, M., Bhattarai, A., & Saavedra, J.L. (2019), "Online Behavioral Advertising: The Moderating Role of Temporal Proximity", Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference, New Orleans, LA 

Rawal, M., Saavedra, J.L., Bagherzadeh, R., Farhang, M., & Bhattarai, A. (2019), "Inverse Marketing: A New Marketing Communication Tool", American Marketing Association (AMA) Conference, Chicago, IL