Montpellier Business School


Position Associate Professor
Academic department Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Short Bio

Jinia Mukerjee is currently the Head of the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and an Associate professor at MBS. She holds a PhD in Management Science from SKEMA Business School, and a Doctorate in Science from Aix Graduate School of Management, Aix-Marseille Université in France. For her Doctoral degree, she received the highest honor of the French Universities (mention très honorable, avec félicitation du jury à la unanimité).She is also a trained clinical psychologist, from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Her research examines how work is carried out in innovative organizations. She also investigates the role of psycho-markers in entrepreneurship. She teaches courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Bachelors and Master’s program, and Qualitative Research in the Doctorate in Business Administration program at MBS.  Her work has been published in leading journals like Small Business Economics, Journal of Product Innovation ManagementJournal of Small Business Management, to name a few. She has also written book chapters published by Routledge. Her paper was nominated amongst the Top three best paper of EGOS in 2017. Her paper also received the Best International Paper Award in Academy of Management Conference (AOM) in Boston, 2023. She was awarded the 'Hind Rattan Award', one of the highest Indian diasporic award granted every year to non-resident indians by the NRI Welfare Society of India, on the eve of India's Republic day, 25th  January 2024, for "outstanding services, achievements, and contributions to society".

Selected intellectual contributions

THURIK, R., A. BENZARI, C. FISCH, J. MUKERJEE, O. TORRÈS, "Techno-overload and well-being of French small business owners: identifying the flipside of digital technologies.", Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, January 2024, vol. 36, no. 1/2, pp. 136-161

THURIK, R., J. MUKERJEE, O. TORRÈS, ET AL, "Face mask use during the COVID-19 pandemic: How risk perception, experience with COVID-19, and attitude towards government interact with country-wide policy stringency.", BMC Public Health, September 2022, vol. 22, no. 1622

MUKERJEE, J., A. METIU, "Play and psychological safety: An ethnography of innovative work.", Journal of Product Innovation Management, May 2022, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 394-418

TORRÈS, O., A. BENZARI, C. FISCH, J. MUKERJEE, A. SWALHI, R. THURIK, "Risk of burnout in French small business owners and the COVID-19 crisis.", Small Business Economics, February 2022, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 689-716

MUKERJEE, J., "Le soutien familial, un vecteur essentiel de bien-être chez les entrepreneurs.", The Conversation, April 2022, vol. 20, no. April 2022, pp. //

MUKERJEE, J., F. MONTANI, C. VANDENBERGHE, "A dual model of coping with and commitment to organizational change: The role of appraisals and resources.", Journal of Organizational Change Management, September 2021, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 1144-1161

TORRÈS, O., C. FISCH, J. MUKERJEE, F. LASCH, R. THURIK, "Health perception of French SME owners during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.", International Review of Entrepreneurship, July 2021, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 151-168

METIU, A., J. MUKERJEE - "Using anthropological methods to study play in work settings." - 2021, InVesa M. (Ed.), Organizational Gamification: Theories and Practices of Ludified Work in Late Modernity. New York, Routledge.

THURIK, R., J. MUKERJEE, O. TORRÈS, ET AL, "Hygiene and social distancing as distinct public health related behaviours among university students during the COVID-19 pandemic.", Social Psychological Bulletin, December 2020, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 1-26

LEUNG, Y. K., J. MUKERJEE, R. THURIK, "The role of family support on work-family balance and subjective well-being of SME owners.", Journal of Small Business Management, January 2020, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 130-163

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