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Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Key Staff Staff Profile
Dr. Suja Karthika 博士
Senior Lecturer
Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration


A commerce graduate, she completed her PGDM from SCMS Cochin School of Business, Kerala-India, securing First Rank and the Chairman’s Gold Medal. A Certified Investment Adviser, her educational qualifications also include a post-graduation in Commerce. A recipient of University Grant Commission’s Junior Research Fellowship, she is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Cochin University of Science and Technology (Kerala, India), in the area of Turnaround Management. 

She also holds a certificate in Qualitative Research Methods from University of Amsterdam, a certificate in Design Thinking for Innovation from University of Virginia Darden School of Business USA, and is a Certified Specialist in Data Science and Analytics from ICT Academy, Government of Kerala, India.

With an academic career spanning over ten years, she has a full-time teaching experience of four years. She has also been a resource person for several FDPs, and is passionate about developing and implementing contemporary teaching methodologies.

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Case Study Research

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Karthika, S. (2021). 'The interplay of cultural rigidity, vertical communication, and perceived severity of decline: an empirical affirmation from the public sector', Int. J. Public Sector Performance Management, Vol. 8, Nos. 1/2, pp.145–156 (Scopus Indexed)
  • Karthika, S. (2017). 'Endeavoring Turnaround through Retrenchment: Case Study of a State Owned Enterprise in Kerala', Journal of Institute of Public Enterprises, Vol. 40, No. 3&4, in the Jul-Dec 2017 issue.

Modified Date: 15 Feb, 2023
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