Shalini Talwar

Associate Professor

Finance & Economics

With a PhD in Management Studies and MBA in Finance & Marketing, Shalini has a cumulative work experience of 26 years in industry and academia. Her professional interests are spread across three key domains – teaching, research, and editorial responsibilities. She also has academic associations with Universities in Norway and Fiji. In addition to her academic experience, Shalini has extensive training experience, having designed and delivered sessions for faculty and corporate executives on a variety of topics.

Shalini has been collaborating with different research groups worldwide, and her work has appeared in high-impact journals listed in the internationally recognized ABDC and ABS (AJG) journal lists. A researcher committed to cross-functional and multi-disciplinary studies, Shalini’s ongoing work focuses on contemporary areas including but not limited to sustainability, innovation, pro-environmental behaviour, investor behaviour, firm behaviour, and digital disruptions. She has extensive experience as an Editor as well and currently holds three editorial positions. In addition, she is associated with several high-impact journals as an ad-hoc reviewer. Shalini’s repertoire of diverse experience also includes leading projects for establishing an FM community radio station, IGNOU Study Centre and an engineering college.

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  • Books

    Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Cengage Learning

    International Finance, Cengage Learning

  • Research Papers

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Nunkoo, R., & Dhir, A. (2022). Digitalization and sustainability: virtual reality tourism in a post pandemic world. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1–28. doi:10.1080/09669582.2022.2029870 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF 3.98, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Okumus, B., Ahmed, U., & Dhir, A. (2021). Food waste reduction and taking away leftovers: Interplay of food-ordering routine, planning routine, and motives. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 98, 103033. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.103033 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF = 6.70, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Yadav, R., Sharma, R., & Dhir, A. (2021). Food waste and out-of-home-dining: antecedents and consequents of the decision to take away leftovers after dining at restaurants. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1–26. doi:10.1080/09669582.2021.1953512 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF 3.98, Q1)

    Sharma, R., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., & Kaur, P. (2021). Over-ordering and food waste: The use of food delivery apps during a pandemic. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 96, 102977. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.102977(ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF = 6.70, Q1)

    Farooq, R., Zhang, Z., Talwar, S., & Dhir, A. (2021). Do green human resource management and self-efficacy facilitate green creativity? A study of luxury hotels and resorts. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1–22. doi:10.1080/09669582.2021.1891239 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF 3.98, Q1)

    Bhutto, T. A., Farooq, R., Talwar, S., Awan, U., & Dhir, A. (2021). Green inclusive leadership and green creativity in the tourism and hospitality sector: serial mediation of green psychological climate and work engagement. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 29(10), 1716–1737. doi:10.1080/09669582.2020.1867864. (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF 3.98, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Kaur, P., & Mäntymäki, M. (2020). Barriers toward purchasing from online travel agencies. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 89, 102593. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2020.102593 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF = 6.70, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Kaur, P., & Mäntymäki, M. (2020). Why do people purchase from online travel agencies (OTAs)? A consumption values perspective. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 88, 102534. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2020.102534 (ABDC A*, ABS 3, IF = 6.70, Q1)

    Madanaguli, A., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Clauss, T., Kraus, S. & Kaur,P. (2022). Diving into the uncertainties of open innovation: A systematic review of risks to uncover pertinent typologies and unexplored horizons. Technovation, 102582. doi:10.1016/j.technovation.2022.102582. (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 11.37, Q1)

    Kaur, P., Talwar, S., Islam, N., Salo, J., & Dhir, A. (2022). The effect of the valence of forgiveness to service recovery strategies and service outcomes in food delivery apps. Journal of Business Research, 147, 142–157. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.04.020 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Kaur, P., Talwar, S., Madanaguli, A., Srivastava, S., & Dhir, A. (2022). Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and hospitality sector: Charting new frontiers for restaurant businesses. Journal of Business Research, 144, 1234–1248. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.01.067 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Kumar, S., Salo, J., & Dhir, A. (2022). The balancing act: How do moral norms and anticipated pride drive food waste/reduction behaviour? Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 66, 102901. doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102901(ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Chaudhary, S., Kaur, P., Talwar, S., Islam, N., & Dhir, A. (2022). Way off the mark? Open innovation failures: Decoding what really matters to chart the future course of action. Journal of Business Research, 142, 1010–1025. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.12.062(ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Jabeen, F., Kaur, P., Talwar, S., Malodia, S., & Dhir, A. (2022). I love you, but you let me down! How hate and retaliation damage customer-brand relationship. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 174, 121183. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121183 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF = 5.85, Q1)

    Tandon, A., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., & Mäntymäki, M. (2022). Social media induced fear of missing out (FoMO) and phubbing: Behavioural, relational and psychological outcomes. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 174, 121149. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121149 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF = 5.85, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Srivastava, S., Sakashita, M., Islam, N., & Dhir, A. (2021). Personality and travel intentions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic: An artificial neural network (ANN) approach. Journal of Business Research. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.12.002 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Kumar, S., Hossain, M., & Dhir, A. (2021). What determines a positive attitude towards natural food products? An expectancy theory approach. Journal of Cleaner Production, 327, 129204. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129204 (ABDC A, IF 7.24, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Talwar, M., Kaur, P., Singh, G., & Dhir , A. (2021). Why have consumers opposed, postponed, and rejected Innovations during a pandemic? A Study of mobile payment Innovations. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 25. doi:10.3127/ajis.v25i0.3201 (ABDC A)

    Tandon, A., Dhir, A., Islam, N., Talwar, S., & Mäntymäki, M. (2021). Psychological and behavioral outcomes of social media-induced fear of missing out at the workplace. Journal of Business Research, 136, 186–197. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.07.036 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Talwar, M., Tarjanne, V., & Dhir, A. (2021). Why retail investors traded equity during the pandemic? An application of artificial neural networks to examine behavioral biases. Psychology & Marketing, 38(11), 2142–2163. doi:10.1002/mar.21550 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 2.94, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Yadav, R., Bilgihan, A., & Dhir, A. (2021). What drives diners’ eco-friendly behaviour? The moderating role of planning routine. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services 63,102678. doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102678 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Kumar, S., Talwar, S., Krishnan, S., Kaur, P., & Dhir, A. (2021). Purchasing natural personal care products in the era of fake news? The moderation effect of brand trust. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 63, 102668. doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102668 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Madanaguli, A. T., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Singh, G., & Escobar, O. (2021). Business to business (B2B) alliances in the healthcare industry: a review of research trends and pertinent issues. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 37(8), 1688–1705. doi:10.1108/jbim-01-2021-0060 (ABDC A, IF 3.96, Q1)

    Tandon, A., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., & Mäntymäki, M. (2021). Dark consequences of social media-induced fear of missing out (FoMO): Social media stalking, comparisons, and fatigue. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 171, 120931. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120931 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF = 5.85, Q1)

    Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Sadiq, M., Sakashita, M., & Kaur, P. (2021). Green apparel buying behaviour: A Stimulus–Organism–Behaviour–Consequence (SOBC) perspective on sustainability‐oriented consumption in Japan. Business Strategy and the Environment. doi:10.1002/bse.2821(ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 5.48, Q1)

    Kumar, S., Talwar, S., Murphy, M., Kaur, P., & Dhir, A. (2021). A behavioural reasoning perspective on the consumption of local food. A study on REKO, a social media-based local food distribution system. Food Quality and Preference, 93, 104264. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2021.104264 (ABDC A, IF 4.84, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Scuotto, V., & Kaur, P. (2021). Barriers and paradoxical recommendation behaviour in online to offline (O2O) services. A convergent mixed-method study. Journal of Business Research, 131, 25–39. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.03.049 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Luqman, A., Talwar, S., Masood, A., & Dhir, A. (2021). Does enterprise social media use promote employee creativity and well-being? Journal of Business Research, 131, 40–54. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.03.051 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.87, Q1)

    Sreen, N., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Tan, T. M., & Alharbi, F. (2021). Behavioural reasoning perspectives to brand love toward natural products: Moderating role of environmental concern and household size. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 61, 102549. doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102549 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Jabeen, F., Tandon, A., Sakashita, M., & Dhir, A. (2021). What drives willingness to purchase and stated buying behaviour toward organic food? A Stimulus–Organism–Behavior–Consequence (SOBC) perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 293, 125882. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125882 (ABDC A, IF 7.24, Q1)

    Kaur, P., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., & Alrasheedy, M. (2021). Systematic literature review of food waste in educational institutions: setting the research agenda. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 33(4), 1160–1193. doi:10.1108/ijchm-07-2020-0672 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF = 6.22, Q1)

    Kumar, S., Murphy, M., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., & Dhir, A. (2021). What drives brand love and purchase intentions toward the local food distribution system? A study of social media-based REKO (fair consumption) groups. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 60, 102444. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102444 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Dhir, A., Sadiq, M., Talwar, S., Sakashita, M., & Kaur, P. (2021). Why do retail consumers buy green apparel? A knowledge-attitude-behaviour-context perspective. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 59, 102398. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102398 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.29, Q1)

    Kumar, S., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Chakraborty, D., & Kaur, P. (2021). What drives brand love for natural products? The moderating role of household size. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 58, 102329. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102329 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Tandon, A., Jabeen, F., Talwar, S., Sakashita, M., Dhir, A. (2021). Facilitators and inhibitors of organic food buying behaviour. Food Quality and Preference. 88, 104077. doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2020.104077 (ABDC A, IF 4.84, Q1)

    Kaur, P., Dhir, A., Talwar, S. and Ghuman, K. (2021). The value proposition of food delivery apps from the perspective of theory of consumption value. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 33(4), 1129-1159. doi:10.1108/IJCHM-05-2020-0477 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF = 6.22, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Fosso Wamba, S., & Dhir, A. (2021). Big Data in operations and supply chain management: a systematic literature review and future research agenda. International Journal of Production Research, 59(11), 3509–3534. doi:10.1080/00207543.2020.1868599 (ABDC A, ABS 3, IF 4.57, Q1)

    Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Budhiraja, S., & Islam, N. (2021). The dark side of social media: Stalking, online self‐disclosure and problematic sleep. International Journal of Consumer Studies. 00: 1– 19. doi:10.1111/ijcs.12659 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 1.53, Q1).

    Talwar, M., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Tripathy, N., & Dhir, A. (2021). Has financial attitude impacted the trading activity of retail investors during the COVID-19 pandemic? Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 58, 102341. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102341 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.22, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Talwar, M., Kaur, P., & Dhir, A. (2020). Consumers’ Resistance to Digital Innovations: A Systematic Review and Framework Development. Australasian Marketing Journal, 28(4), 286–299. doi:10.1016/j.ausmj.2020.06.014 (ABDC A, ABS 1, Q1)

    Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., & Malibari, A. (2020). Food waste in hospitality and food services: A systematic literature review and framework development approach. Journal of Cleaner Production, 270, 122861. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122861(ABDC A, IF 7.24, Q1)

    Talwar, M., Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Islam, A. K. M. N., & Dhir, A. (2020). Positive and negative word of mouth (WOM) are not necessarily opposites: A reappraisal using the dual factor theory. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 102396. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102396 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Khalil, A., Mohan, G., & Najmul Islam, A.K.M. (2020). Point of adoption and beyond: Initial trust and mobile-payment continuation intention. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 55, 102086. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102086 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Seth, H., Talwar, S., Bhatia, A., Saxena, A., & Dhir, A., (2020). Consumer resistance and inertia of retail investors: Development of the resistance adoption inertia continuance (RAIC) framework. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 55, doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102071 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Singh, D., Virk, G. S., & Salo, J. (2020). Sharing of fake news on social media: Application of the honeycomb framework and the third-person effect hypothesis. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 57, 102197. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102197 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Kaur, P., Zafar, N., & Alrasheedy, M. (2019). Why do people share fake news? Associations between the dark side of social media use and fake news sharing behaviour. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 51, 72–82. doi: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2019.05.026 (ABDC A, ABS 2, IF 4.21, Q1)

  • Case Studies

    ITC Limited: Decoding Business Segment Betas, Asian Case Research Journal, 2020

    Sundaram Multi Pap Ltd.: Reviving Fortunes, IVEY PUBLISHING, 2019

    Jet Etihad Strategic Alliance: The Road Ahead, IIUM Journal of Case Studies in Management, 2016

  • Teaching

    24 years in academics and research

  • Non- Teaching

    2 years in industry

  • TEACHING INTERESTS

    Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

    Infrastructure and Project Finance

    Financial Decision-making

    Corporate Finance

    Finance for non-finance professionals

    Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative research designs in Social Science)

    Sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Others

    Shalini currently holds the position of Adjunct Fellow (Honorary), School of Business & Management, Fiji, along with three editor positions:

    Senior Editor, International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald Publishing, ABDC B)

    Special Issue Editor, IEEE TEMS (ABDC A, ABS 3)

    Associate Editor, Business Perspectives and Research (Sage Publication, ABDC C)

    In addition, she is associated as ad-hoc reviewer with high-impact journals listed in the ABDC and ABS (AJG) journal lists

    She is recipient of research grant from LUT University, Finland (2020) and University of Agder, Norway (2022)

    She was also a member of Group Study Exchange (GSE) team that visited USA, sponsored by Rotary International (2006)

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