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Shalini Talwar

Associate Professor, Finance & Economics

Research Lead, Centre for Innovation in Sustainable Development (CISD)

With a Ph.D. in Management Studies and an MBA in finance and 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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R A Poddar Institute of Mgmt., University of Rajasthan, Jaipur

Ph.D. Management Studies

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Faculty Development Programme, Pedagogy and Research Methods


    Cross-functional focus with interest in areas such as:


    Sustainable Development



    Digital Disruptions

    Social Media and Enterprise Social Media

    Consumer, Investor and Firm behaviour.


    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Luqman, A., Gupta, J., & Gugnani, R. (2023). Charting the path toward a greener world: A review of facilitating and inhibiting factors for carbon neutrality. Journal of Cleaner Production423138423. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.138423

    Talwar, S., Luqman, A., Kaur, P., Srivastava, P., & Mishra, S. (2023). How social networking ties mediate the associations between enterprise social media affordances and employee agility?. Technological Forecasting and Social Change195, 122759. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2023.122759

    S. Talwar, R. Nawaz, J. Sithipolvanichgul, B. Gupta and A. Dhir, “Strategic and Serendipitous Knowledge Arbitrage: What We Know and What Remains Underexplored?,” in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, doi: 10.1109/TEM.2023.3293170

    A. Shankar, S. Talwar, N. Islam, S. Mukhtar Alshibani and P. Sharma, “Demystifying the Impact of Service Recovery Strategies: Evidence From Healthcare and Telecom Sectors,” in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, doi: 10.1109/TEM.2023.3285152

    Habib, M. D., Kaur, P., Sharma, V., & Talwar, S. (2023). Analyzing the food waste reduction intentions of UK households. A Value-Attitude-Behavior (VAB) theory perspective. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services75, 103486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2023.103486

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Islam, N., Kaur, P., & Almusharraf, A. (2023). Resistance of multiple stakeholders to e-health innovations: Integration of fundamental insights and guiding research paths. Journal of Business Research166, 114135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2023.114135

    Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Islam, N., Alghafes, R., & Badghish, S. (2023). Different strokes for different folks: Comparative analysis of 3D printing in large, medium and small firms. Technovation125, 102792. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2023.102792

    Umesh, B., Shalini, T., Vijay, P., Corazza, L., & Amandeep, D. (2023). Disruptive digital innovations in healthcare: Knowing the past and anticipating the future. TECHNOVATION, 1-14. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2023.102785

    Abuljadail, M., Khalil, A., Talwar, S., & Kaur, P. (2023). Big data analytics and e-governance: Actors, opportunities, tensions, and applications. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 193, 122612. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2023.122612

    Talwar, S., Dhir, A., Madanaguli, A. T., & Ractham, P. (2023). SDG-Embeddedness in Business School Operations: State-of-the-Art Literature, Ground Realities, and Measurement Parameters. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. doi: 10.1109/TEM.2023.3236609

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Kumar, S., Laroche, M. and Dhir, A. (2023), “Caged, helpless but not bored: consumption values derived from over-the-top platforms during pandemic”, Information Technology & People, Emerald Insight. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITP-11-2021-0837

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Ahmed, U., Bilgihan, A. and Dhir, A. (2023), “The dark side of convenience: how to reduce food waste induced by food delivery apps”, British Food Journal, Vol. 125 No. 1, pp. 205-225. Emerald Insight. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-02-2021-0204

    Jabeen, F., Dhir, A., Islam, N., Talwar, S., & Papa, A. (2022). Emotions and food waste behavior: Do habit and facilitating conditions matter? Journal of Business Research155, 113356. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.113356

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Dhir, A., Islam, N., Salo, J. (2022). The effect of the valence of forgiveness to service recovery strategies and service outcomes in food delivery apps. Journal of Business Research. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.04.020

    Iyanna, S., Kaur, P., Ractham, P., Talwar, S., & Islam, A. N. (2022). Digital transformation of healthcare sector. What is impeding adoption and continued usage of technology-driven innovations by end-users? Journal of Business Research153, 150-161. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.08.007

    Shankar, A., Dhir, A., Talwar, S., Islam, N., & Sharma, P. (2022). Balancing food waste and sustainability goals in online food delivery: Towards a comprehensive conceptual framework. Technovation117, 102606. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2022.102606

    Talwar, S., Kaur, P., Escobar, O., & Lan, S. (2022). Virtual reality tourism to satisfy wanderlust without wandering: An unconventional innovation to promote sustainability. Journal of Business Research152, 128-143. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.07.032

    Khan, M.Ajmal, M. M.Jabeen, F.Talwar, S., & Dhir, A. (2022). Green supply chain management in manufacturing firms: A resource-based viewpointBusiness Strategy and the Environment324), 1603– 1618. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.3207

    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

    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 Research144, 1234-1248. Elsevier ScienceDirect.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.01.067

    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 Services66, 102901. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2021.102901

    Talwar, S., Srivastava, S., Sakashita, M., Islam, N., & Dhir, A. (2022). Personality and travel intentions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic: An artificial neural network (ANN) approach. Journal of Business Research142, 400-411. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.12.002

    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. Elsevier ScienceDirect. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.12.062 

    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. Taylor & Francis Online. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2022.2029870

    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 Change174, 121183. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121183

    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 Change174, 121149. Elsevier ScienceDirect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121149

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    Shukla, S., Talwar, S., & Talwar, M. (2023). It’s a time to crypto for retail investors: Cryptocurrencies as an alternative asset class for optimising an all-equity portfolio. In Digital Currencies and the New Global Financial System (pp. 28-44). Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781003310365-3/time-crypto-retail-investors-smita-shukla-shalini-talwar-manish-talwar

    Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Cengage Learning

    International Finance, Cengage Learning


    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


    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2023, “Blockchain for revitalizing trade finance: Enhancing governance and minimizing risks”, Hyderabad India. (December 10-13, 2023)

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). Cross-Cultural Business Conference, “The role of the theory of planned behavior in cause-related lottery systems: A cross-cultural study”, University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria. (May 12, 2022)

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). SIMSR Finance Conference, “Assessment of the drivers of resistance among non-adopters and continuance intentions among adopters toward digital payments during the pandemic”, SIFICO, Mumbai. (January 30, 2021)

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). SIMSR Finance Conference, “Understanding behavioral biases and financial attitude of retail Indian investors’ during COVID-19 pandemic”, SIFICO, Mumbai. (January 30, 2021)

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). Cross-Cultural Business Conference, “The interplay of firm value, corporate governance and performance of a firm: A structural modelling approach”, University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria. (May 17, 2018)

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). International Management Research Conference 2014-15, “Freshly Minted: A Study of Causality Relationship among the Equity Markets of MINT Countries”, Alkesh Modi Institute for Financial and Management Studies, the University of Mumbai

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). International Management Research Conference 2014-15, “Spot Exchange in a Spot of Trouble: The Unraveling of the NSEL Crisis”, Alkesh Modi Institute for Financial and Management Studies, University of Mumbai

    Talwar, S. (Author & Presenter). International Management Convention, 2013, “Inclusive Innovation: Transition to Inclusive Growth Driven by Affordability and Sustainability”, Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar & Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)


    24 years in academics and research


    2 years in industry


    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)


    Member GSE team visiting USA, sponsored by Rotary International (2006)


    Professional Positions 

    Officer, Alpic Finance Limited, New Delhi & Jaipur

  • MDPs/FDPs

    FDP on Research in Financial Markets, 2015

    Finance for Non-finance Professionals conducted for various groups in 2014-15 and 2015-16

    Financial Analysis, Owens Corning 2015

    Project Finance, NSE-SIMSR certification programme 2015-16

    Advanced Financial Management, INS HAMLA 2016

    Business Finance, Arkema, 2017

    SAPM, INS HAMLA 2017

    Business Finance, NSE IPA 2017

    Portfolio Management, NSE IPA 2017

    Fundamental Analysis, NSE IPA 2017

    Understanding Financial Markets, Customized residential MDP, Life Insurance Corporation of India, 2020

    Online FDP (ATAL academy) on Academic paper writing, Plagiarism, and the Role of Ethics, 2022


    Associate Editor, Journal of Public Affairs, Appointed. (January 29, 2023 – Present)

    Editorial Review Board Member, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Appointed. (January 3, 2023 – Present)

    Editorial Review Board Member, International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald Publishing, ABDC B), Elected. (June 16, 2022 – Present)

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

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


    A*Journals: International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism and International Journal of Information Management

    A-cat Journals: Information Technology & People, Business Strategy and the Environment, Internet Research, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Cleaner Production


    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)


    Fully funded research visit invite, LUT University, Finland (2020)

    Invited Adjunct Fellow (Honorary), School of Business & Management, Fiji (2021)

    Visiting scholar scholarship, University of Agder, Norway (2022)

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