About me

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 (Senior) at Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2016-2020) and a PhD candidate at Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland (2012-2016). Click here for more details about my activities. My work mainly explores the rigor, transparency, ethics, and impact of qualitative organizational research. My other research interests include business and organizational ethics.  

My articles have been published in various journals (Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of International Management, Scientometrics, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, to name a few) as well as other academic outlets (Sage Research Methods Cases, Sage Business Cases, Academy of Management Proceedings etc.). I have also authored books and book chapters which have been published by Cambridge University Press, Financial Times Press etc. Click here for more details of my publications. 

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