About me

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Hello there, This is Lakshmi. Welcome to my personal website! I am an Assistant Professor (Research) at Department of Business and Management, LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome, Italy).

Before joining LUISS, I was an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2016-2020) and a PhD candidate at Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland (2012-2016). My work mainly explores the rigor, transparency, ethics, and impact of qualitative research methods in management.

My articles have been published in various academic journals (Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Inquiry, Research Synthesis Methods, Scientometrics, M@n@gement, Qualitative Research in Psychology, to name a few) as well as other academic publications (Sage Research Methods Cases, Sage Business Cases, Academy of Management Proceedings etc.). I have also authored a book and various book chapters which have been published by Financial Times Press and Academic Publishing.

For my work, I have won several awards and honors (Academy of Management Best Paper Award, British Academy of Management Best Full Paper Award, Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Legate, ISS Emerging Scholar Award, ECRM Teaching Research Methods Excellence Award). On this website, I share more about my research, writing, and other academic activities. You can also find me on linkedin and twitter.