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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)
Awards: 
1. Awarded ‘Best Doctoral Student 2021’ for scholastic excellence in academics and research across all management disciplines awarded by the Indian Institute of Management, Indore. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. 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., & 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] 2. 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] 3. 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] 4. 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] 5. 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