Muralee Das, Assistant Professor of Management

Phone: 207-581-4947

Email: muralee.das@maine.edu

Office: Room 307 DP Corbett Hall, Maine Business School, Orono, ME 04469



Dr Das has held various leadership roles in international sports management in the Asia-Pacific region. His last post was Assistant General Secretary and Director of Human Resources/Services for the Asian Football Confederation, a member of FIFA. Industry experience motivated Dr Das to complete a PhD at the University of Melbourne, Australia researching Leadership and Firms’ processes that deliver Blended Value (Financial and Social) and also Leadership of Social Entrepreneurs. All three separate studies from his dissertation were accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management’s Conferences. His other research interests are Sports Law and Sports Management. As an Australian from Melbourne – a multi cultural capital, Dr Das loves exploring cuisines from around the world with his family.


Current Teaching Areas

Management in Contemporary Organizations

Organizational Behavior

Human Resource Management


Other Teaching Areas

Human Resource Development

Managing Change

Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics

Corporations Law



Ph.D.            University of Melbourne, Australia

MCommLaw  University of Melbourne, Australia (expected 2017)

MBA             University of Nevada-Las Vegas

BBA              University of Iowa


Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Das, M. (2017) “Corruption in Asian Football: Legal and Governance Responses to Increase Commercial Value of Football in Asia”. (accepted for presentation at the 2017 North American Society for Sports Management Conference, Colorado USA)

Das, M., & Metz, I. (2015). “What It Takes to Change the World? Talent Identification for Social Enterprises”. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2015, No. 1, p. 15987). Academy of Management.

Das, M. (2014). “Leadership Behavior and Firm Social Performance”. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, p. 14798). Academy of Management.

Das, M. (2013). “Leadership Behavior and Organizational Performance: Blended Value Returns-Financial & Social”. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2013, No. 1, p. 13374). Academy of Management.


Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Das, M., & Nair, M. (2004) book chapter (proceedings) “Corporate Governance in the Global Soccer Industry: Externalities and Prospects” Corporate governance: an international perspective, 294. Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG)



2011- Present     Ad-hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Conferences

2016- Present     Ad-hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Human

Resource Management and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal



Ian Kirk Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne International Research Scholarship