JK Lakshmipat University

Dr. Ashwini Sharma
Institute of Management


Dr. Ashwini Sharma

Acting Director
Institute of Management

Area/ Specialisation

IT/IS and Analytics


ashwinisharma@jklu.edu.in; ad.im@jklu.edu.in

Member of JKLU faculty since

1st July 2010

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  • PhD
  • MBA
  • FDP-(IIM) Indore


Dr. Ashwini Sharma is currently Acting Director at Institute of Management. He has been associated with JKLU since 2010 and has since contributed significantly towards institution building in various roles and capacities. He is an accomplished faculty in the area of IT/ IS, Data Analytics and General Management with over 20 years of teaching, research, training, and consulting experience.


He has conducted numerous training programs for Executives of various organisations and is regularly invited as a Guest Faculty for FDPs conducted by a number of higher education institutes. As a freelancer, he has successfully developed and implemented a number of information systems for organisations across various verticals like  Automobiles, Pharmaceuticals, Paper, and Hospitality. He has also been  associated with Container Corporation of India Limited for maintenance and enhancement of their information system.


Dr. Ashwini Sharma is on the Board of Studies of a number of Institutes and has also been empanelled as a Paper Setter and PhD Supervisor/ Examiner by a number of Universities. He has varied teaching interests that include courses like Information Systems, Business Data Analysis, Research Methods, Statistics and Computer Programming.


He is a member of various professional bodies, such as Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), New Delhi; NHRD Network; Computer Society of India; Indian Science Congress Association and Insurance Institute of India. He has authored/ co-authored more than fifty publications that include research articles published in refereed national and international journals, case studies, monographs, books, research reports, and manuals.


Several case studies authored by him have been published by European Case Clearing House and have also been adopted by various publishers in their Case books. He has also been awarded with cash prize by ISB Hyderabad for his case writing skills. He has attended a number of conferences, seminars, and workshops and presented his research work at leading institutions across the country and abroad, such as Abu Dhabi University, UAE; IIM-Bangalore; IIM-Indore; AIMA, New Delhi; and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. He has also won Best Research Paper awards for three of his research publications at various international and national conferences.

Teaching Interests
  • Information Systems
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics
  • Computer Programming
Research Interests
  • Information System Effectiveness
  • Faculty Engagement in Higher Education
  • Management Education, Consumer Behavior
  • E-Waste Management
Honours, Awards, and Affiliations
  • Best PhD Thesis Award at the Eleventh Best PhD Thesis Contest Presentation, a national level contest organised during an International Conference in 2014.
  • Three Best Research Paper Awards for his research papers presented during national and international Conferences organised by various institutes and Universities during 2012-13.
  • Session Chair in the 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS-2012), December 28-30, 2012 organised by Institute of Engineering and Technology, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur in association with Liverpool Hope University, UK and IIT,
  • Organising Secretary for 7th International Conference on IT Applications and Management: Technological Innovation and the Future of Culture and Tourism, December 28-29, 2011, organised by Institute of Management, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur in association with The Korea Database Society hosted by Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea.
Selected Publications
  • Manual for Information System Effectiveness (ISE) Scale. Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • IT Innovations for Organisational Excellence. New Delhi: Excel Books. (ISBN: 978-81-7446-759-1.
  • Faculty Engagement in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities (An Empirical Study with special reference to Rajasthan). Research Report submitted to State Planning Board, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Management Education in India: Quality Issues and Concerns. BVIMR Management Edge, 9(2), 205-219. [ISSN 0976-0431].
  • Assessing Student Engagement in Higher Education Institutions. AIMS Journal of Management, 1(2), 89-98. [ISSN 2395-6852].
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