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Name: 
Lakshmi Goyal
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Academic Group: 
Strategic Management
Phone No.: 
+91-33-24678300 Extn. No. 2041
Contact Details: 
K-307, New Academic Block, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata – 700104.
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
lakshmi@iimcal.ac.in
URL: 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lakshmi-goyal-iyer-614194217/

Academics

Academic Background: 
Ph.D (Strategic Management) - Indian Institute of Management Indore (2016 - 2021) MBA (PGDM) - Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (2007 - 2009) B.E. (Computer Science) - GCET, Sardar Patel University, Anand, Gujarat (2001 - 2005)
Courses Taught: 
Behavioral Strategy (as a Visiting Faculty at IIM Calcutta from Dec'2021 - March' 2022) Core course on Strategic Management
Awards: 
1. Paper titled "Feedback persistence and risk-taking: A behavioral perspective" awarded Best Paper in the Strategic Management Track at the SMA Conference 2022, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2. Awarded ‘Best Doctoral Student 2021’ for scholastic excellence in academics and research across all management disciplines awarded by the Indian Institute of Management, Indore. 3. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2021. "Innovative search post performance shortfall: the effects of institutional imprinting", Best Paper Proceedings at the virtual 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, July 29 – August 4, 2021. 4. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2019. “A Holistic Perspective of Risk Taking, Post Performance Shortfall” has been nominated for the Best Paper Prize at the Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, June 13 - 15, 2019. 5. Goyal, L. 2017. “Performance shortfall and direction of search: an institutional perspective”, nominated for the GSJ Best Paper Award at the Strategic Management Society India Special Conference, Hyderabad, India, December 15 – 18, 2017. 6. Gada, V. P., Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2019. “Earnouts in Acquisitions: The Impact of CEO's Prevention Focus” received the Best Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of Strategic Management Forum, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, December 27 – 29, 2019

Experience

Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor, SM Group, IIM Calcutta, Apr 2022 - Present Visiting Faculty, SM Group, IIM Calcutta, Dec 2021 - March 2022 Consultant to Special Interest Group (Frugal Innovation), IIM Indore Sep 2015 - Feb 2016 Program Manager, Integrated Program in Management, IIM Indore, Sep 2013 - Nov 2013 Manager, Aditya Birla Group (Aditya Birla Insulators - EA to CEO, Idea Cellular - Service Delivery Prepaid), June 2009 - Sep 2012 Assistant Systems Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services, Sep 2005 - May 2007

Research

Journal Publications: 
1. Goyal, L. 2022. Investments during institutional transitions: driven by problems or opportunities. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, [ABDC-A] [ Accepted, Online version will be available shortly] 2. Popli, M., Raithatha, M., & Goyal, L. 2022. Avoiding the risk of de-legitimation: Impact of internationalization on earnings management of emerging market firms. Finance Research Letters, 48: 102979. [ABDC - A ] 3. Goyal, L., & Goyal, V. 2021. Performance feedback and R&D search intensity: performance feedback of peers as facilitators of feedback interpretation. British Journal of Management, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12532 [ABDC – A; ABS – 4; 2019 Impact factor – 3.023] 4. Goyal, L. 2020. Exploring frugal innovation in social entrepreneurship: insights from emerging economies. Organizational Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2020.100782. [ABDC – A; 2019 Impact factor – 1.85] 5. Gada, V. P., Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2021. Earnouts in M&A deal structuring: The impact of CEO prevention focus. Journal of International Management, 27(1): 100825. [ABDC – A; 2019 Impact factor – 3.82] 6. Goyal, L. 2020. Stakeholder theory: revisiting the origins. Journal of Public Affairs, https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.2559 [ABDC – B; 2019 Impact factor – 1.08] 7. Goyal, L. 2017. Leading digital strategy: driving business growth through effective ecommerce. Vikalpa, 42(2): 128 – 130. [Scopus Indexed Journal]
Conferences: 
1. Goyal, L., & Goyal, V. 2022. “Feedback persistence and risk-taking: A behavioural perspective”, selected at the European Academy of Management, June 15 – 17, 2022. 2. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2021. “Innovative search post performance shortfall: the effects of institutional imprinting”, selected at the virtual 81st Annual Meeting at the Academy of Management, July 29 – August 4, 2021. 3. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2021. “Performance Shortfall and R&D Search: The Effects of Organizational Task Environments”, selected at the virtual 81st Annual Meeting at the Academy of Management, July 29 – August 4, 2021. 4. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2019. “Performance shortfall and direction of risk: A configurational approach”, selected at the 79th Annual Meeting at the Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, August 9 – 13, 2019. 5. Gada, V. P., Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2018. “Earnouts in acquisitions: the impact of CEO regulatory focus”, selected at the 78th Annual Meeting at the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, August 10 – 14, 2018. 6. Goyal, L. 2020. “Performance shortfall and risk-taking: the impact of uncertainty”, selected at the Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Hangzhou, December 10-12, 2020. 7. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2019. “Performance shortfall and direction of search: a configurational approach”, selected at the Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Las Vegas, United States of America, March 28 – 30, 2019. 8. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2019. “A holistic perspective of risk taking, post-performance shortfall”, selected at the Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, June 13 - 15, 2019. 9. Goyal, L., & Popli, M. 2017. “Performance shortfall and direction of change: a configurational approach”, selected at the Strategic Management Society India Special Conference, Hyderabad, India, December 15 – 18, 2017.
Research Interests: 
1. Behavioral theory of the firm and the theory of problemistic search 2. Interplay between the institutional and the strategic choice perspectives 3. Non-market strategies in emerging markets