Dr. Ankur Nandedkar

Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Ankur Nandedkar

Contact Information


Office: 334 McComsey
Phone: 717-871-4099

Office Hours

T: 12-1 pm
W: 12-3 pm via Zoom
R: 12-1 pm
Comments: email for Zoom link

FALL 2022 Class Schedule

BUAD 251 50Z 10516 Principles of Management         ONLINE  
BUAD 352 50Z 4391 Human Resource Management       ONLINE  
MGMT 374 50Z 13937 Leadership           ONLINE  
UNIV  103 M13 9466 First Yr: Success in Business T&R 110 pm 225 pm MCCOM 300
UNIV  103 M14 12636 First Yr: Success in Business T&R 235 pm 350 pm MCCOM 300


Dr. Ankur Nandedkar joined Millersville University in 2016. Prior to coming at Millersville University, he worked at Cameron University. He holds a PhD in Business Administration with concentration in Management from The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, an MS in Computer Science from The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley, and a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi University, India. He has worked in industry as a software engineer for a few years before starting his career in academia.

Dr. Nandedkar is inclined towards pedagogical innovations in online as well as traditional courses and has presented in several workshops on active learning.  Active learning creates a positive atmosphere, encourages students to take responsibility for their learning, and develops students’ professional and interpersonal skills. He also holds a certificate in online teaching and enjoys integrating technology in his courses.  Dr. Nandedkar is passionate about helping students succeed. He takes time to personally know each student by name. Students say he has helped them grow and prepared them well for their career.

His current research interests are management pedagogy, leadership, organizational citizenship behaviors, and teams. His research has appeared in journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Management Policy & Practice, Journal of Leadership Education, International Journal of Business and Management, and has been cited in various countries across the globe. He has presented at several local, regional, national and international conferences including Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Eastern Academy of Management, Decision Science Institute, and International Conference on Information Systems. He continues to lead students in collaborative undergraduate research projects.

He serves as an Associate Editor for the South African Journal of Economic & Management Sciences and is also on the editorial advisory board of South Western Business and Economics Journal. Dr. Nandedkar is a member of the Lancaster Chapter of the National Society for Human Resource Management and is involved with the diversity committee of the chapter.

Selected Presentations:

Brown., M., Brown, R., & Nandedkar, A. (2019). From Intention to Implementation: Exploring the Perceptions of Diversity Management in Higher Education. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines. Dallas, Texas (April 2019).

Nandedkar, A., & Gangadharan, A. (2019). Teaching with Factile: A Classroom Gaming Tool. Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (March 2019).

Nandedkar, A., & Adyanga, O. (2019). Teaching with Socrative. Lancaster Learns Conference. Lancaster, Pennsylvania (February 2019).

Nandedkar, A., & Brown, R. (2018). Exploring the Missing Link: Investigating the effects of Transformational Leadership on Employee Engagement and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors. Decision Science Institute, Chicago, Illinois (November 2018)

Nandedkar, A., & Brown, R. (2018). Transformational Leadership and Positive Work Outcomes: A Framework Exploring the Role of LMX and Distributive Justice. Eastern Academy of Management, Providence, Rhode Island (May 2018)

Selected Publications:

Nandedkar, A., & DiRusso, D. (2019). Ethical Decision Making: A Role-play Exercise. International Journal of Business and Management, 14 (7), 185-192.

Nandedkar, A. (2018). Solving the Performance Appraisal Puzzle. An HRM Class Exercise. Journal of Human Resources Education, 12 (4), 13-26.

Nandedkar, A, & Brown, R. (2018). Transformational Leadership and Positive Work Outcomes: A Framework Exploring the Role of LMX and Distributive Justice. International Journal of Organizational Theory & Behavior, 21(4), 315-327.

Nandedkar, A., & Brown, R. (2017). Should I Leave or Not? The Role of LMX and Organizational Climate in Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Turnover Relationship. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 17(4), 51-66.

Midha,V., & Nandedkar, A. (2012). Impact of Similarity between Avatar and their Users on their Perceived Identifiability: Evidence from Virtual Teams in Second Life Platform. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(3), 929-932.