JK Lakshmipat University

Riya Sureka
Institute of Management


Riya Sureka

Assistant Professor
Institute of Management

Area/ Specialisation

Finance and Accounting



Member of JKLU faculty since

19th December 2022

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  • PhD submitted, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • M.Com. (Finance), IGNOU, New Delhi
  • B.Com., Guwahati University
  • PGDBM, Symbiosis
  • UGC NET JRF (Commerce)


Riya Sureka  is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Management, JKLU. She is an expert in the field of financial management and personal finance. She also holds a keen interest in the financial and business challenges faced by small and medium-sized companies. She worked on a project at Malaviya National Institute of Technology in Jaipur titled “Capital structure determinants of Small and medium firms in Maharashtra, India” for the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). She has extensive research experience and has published in roughly 30 reputable high quality journals. She also leads seminars and FDPs on the topic of systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis.


Her goal is to provide students with a well-rounded and cutting-edge education that will prepare them for professional success and help them develop sound financial management skills.

Teaching Interests
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Indian Financial Systems
  • FinTech
Research Interests
  • Financial Management
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Financial Literacy
  • FinTech
  • Bibliometric analysis
  • Systematic Literature Review
Honours, Awards, and Affiliations
  • Featured in ABDC 2019 Author Ranking list.
  • Listed in top 32 Scholar in India as per P-Ranking (2020)
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) – University Grant Commission (2017)
  • Secured 1st position in B.Com in College.


  • Research workshop on “Bibliometric analysis” at Research innovation and consultancy faculty development training August 2022, Ghana Communication Technology University, Ghana.
  • Research workshop on “Systematic Literature Review” at Research innovation and consultancy faculty development training November 2022, Ghana Communication Technology University. Ghana.
Selected Publications
  • Sureka, R., Kumar, S., Mukherjee, D., Theodoraki, C. (2022). “What restricts SMEs from adopting sophisticated capital budgeting practices? ”, Small Business Economics ABDC- A, ABS- 3, IF= 8.164
  • Sureka, R. Kumar, S., Colombage, S., Zoynul, A.M. (2022). “Five decades of research on Capital Budgeting – A Systematic review and future research agenda. Research in International Business and Finance, 60, ABDC-B, ABS-2, IF= 4.09 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2021.101609
  • Kumar, S., Sureka, R. and Colombage, S., 2020. Capital structure of SMEs: a systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis. Management Review Quarterly, ABS-1.
  • Kumar, S., Sureka, R., Lim, W.M., Kumar Mangla, S. and Goyal, N., 2021. What do we know about business strategy and environmental research? Insights from Business Strategy and the Environment. Business Strategy and the Environment, ABS- 3, IF= 10.801
  • Tomar, S., Kumar, S. and Sureka, R., 2021. Financial planning for retirement: bibliometric analysis and future research directions. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.
  • Donthu, N., Kumar, S., Sureka, R., Lim, W.M. and Pereira, V. (2022). “Foundations of knowledge management: intellectual structure and citation drivers of the Journal of Knowledge Management”.  Journal of Knowledge Management, ABDC-A, ABS-2, IF= 8.182. https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-02-2022-0094
  • Kumar, S. Filomena M., Mahto, R. Sureka, R. Alaimo, L.S., and Lim, W. M. (2021). “Social Indicators Research: A Retrospective using Bibliometric Analysis. Social Indicators Research. ABDC-A, ABS-2, IF= 2.47 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-021-02847-9
  • Sigala, M, Kumar, S., Donthu, N., Sureka. R. and Joshi, Y. (2021) “A bibliometric overview of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management: research contributions and influence” Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management ABDC-A, ABS-2, IF= 5.959. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2021.04.005
  • Kumar, S., Pandey, N., Burton, B. and Sureka, R. (2021), “Research patterns and intellectual structure of Managerial Auditing Journal: a retrospective using bibliometric analysis during 1986-2019”, Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. ABDC-A, ABS- 2, IF = 1.905  https://doi.org/10.1108/MAJ-12-2019-2517
  • Schiuma, G. Kumar, S. and Sureka, R and Joshi, R. (2020) “Research constituents and authorship patterns in the Knowledge Management Research and Practice: a bibliometric analysis” Knowledge Management Research and Practice, ABDC- A, ABS- 1, IF= 2.744 https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2020.1848365
  • Dana, L.P., Kumar, S., Pandey, N., and Sureka, R. (2020) “The Journal of Small Business Management: A bibliometric overview of 1996-2019”, Journal of Small Business Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/00472778.2020.1844492 ABDC- A, ABS-3, IF- 4.544.
  • Donthu, N., Kumar, S., Sureka, R. and Joshi, R. (2020) “Research constituents and citation analysis of the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing (1986–2019)” Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, ABDC- A, ABS-2, IF= 3.462.
  • Kumar, S., Sureka, R. and Pandey, N. (2020), “A retrospective overview of the Asian Review of Accounting during 1992–2019”, Asian Review of Accounting, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 445-462. ABDC- B, ABS- 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARA-05-2019-0109
  • Sureka, R., Kumar, S., Mangla, S.K. and Junior, F.H., 2020. Fifteen years of international journal of productivity and performance management (2004–2018). International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, ABS-1, ABDC- B.
  • Donthu, N., Kumar, S., Ranaweera, C., Sigala, M. and Sureka, R., 2021. Journal of Service Theory and Practice at age 30: past, present and future contributions to service research. Journal of Service Theory and Practice. ABDC-A, ABS-1, IF= 4.545
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