Faculty Profile for Dr. Indu Ramachandran

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Dr. Indu Ramachandran
Assistant Professor — Department of Management
MCOY 519
phone: (512) 245-2465

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Indu Ramachandran is a lecturer at Texas State University. She received her Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her research interests encompass knowledge management and organizational ldearning in strategic management, international management, and entrepreneurship. Her work also examines the institutional environment in emerging markets. She has presented papers as the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business annual meetings. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Management, Human Resources Management Review, Journal of Knowledge Management, amongst other journals.

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management and International Management.

Research Interests

Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning, Exploration and Exploitation, Ambidexterity in Organizations, Organizational Renewal/ Strategic Renewal in the context of Strategic Management, International Management and Entrepreneurship

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ramachandran, I., Lengnick-Hall, C. A., & Badrinarayanan, V. A. (n.d.). Enabling and leveraging Ambidexterity: Influence of Strategic Orientations and Knowledge Stock. Journal of Knowledge Management.
  • Badrinarayanan, V. A., Ramachandran, I., & Madhavaram, S. (n.d.). Mirroring the Boss: Ethical Leadership, Emulation Intentions,  and Salesperson Performance. Journal of Business Ethics. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-018-3842-1
  • Badrinarayanan, V. A., Ramachandran, I., & Madhavaram, S. (2018). Resource Orchestration and Dynamic Managerial Capabilities:  Focusing on Sales Managers as Effective Resource Orchestrators. Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, 39(1), 23–41. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/08853134.2018.1466308
  • Stone-Romero, E. F., Stone, D. L., Canedo, J. C., & Ramachandran, I. (n.d.). Relative Degrees of Stigmatization in Organizations: An Experimental Study. In Research in Human Resource Management.
  • Clark, K., & Ramachandran, I. (2018). Subsidiary Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Opportunity: An Institutional Perspective. Journal of International Management, 25(1), 37–50. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intman.2018.06.001

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Business Administration. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: UTSA Presidential Dissertation Fellowship award, UTSA. March 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Academy of Management, OCIS division, AOM. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Ph.D., Texas Tech University. 2005
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean's scholarship, Texas Tech University. 2004

Selected Grants

  • Daspit, Joshua Joseph, Ramachandran, Indu. Understanding the innovation paradox in family firms: How family involvement and goals affect explorative and exploitative innovation, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, Texas State University, $16000. (Funded: May 2019 - May 2020). Grant.
  • Ramachandran, Indu. McCoy Faculty Development Grant. (Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Ramachandran, Indu. McCoy Faculty Development Grant. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Ramachandran, Indu. McCoy COB Research Grant Proposal. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Ramachandran, Indu. McCoy Faculty Development Grant. (Funded: 2016). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Academy of Management
Reviewer / Referee
Academy of International Business
Reviewer / Referee
Southern management Association Conference
Southern management Association Conference
Parent Mentor
Health Through Science - LASA/ Dell Medical Center