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Roshni Raveendhran

Assistant Professor of Business Administration


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Areas of Expertise

Psychology of Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Automation, Self Determination and Motivation, Leadership and Decision Making, Strategic Human Capital

Education: B.A., University of Texas at Arlington; Ph.D., University of Southern California 

Roshni Raveendhran is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Leadership and Organizational Behavior Area at the Darden School of Business. She is also a Faculty Fellow affiliated with the Batten Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Roshni received her Ph.D. in business administration (management) from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Roshni's research focuses on understanding the future of work. In particular, she examines how novel technologies influence organizational actors, and workplace practices. In doing so, she develops insights about how organizations can effectively leverage novel technologies to create positive impact on people, organizations, and society. Her work has been published in leading journals such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Computers in Human Behavior, and top practitioner outlets such as the Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. It has also been featured in media outlets such as the The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, CNN, Fortune, Business Insider, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Virginia Public Radio, UVA Today, WNCU Public Radio. Roshni's research has also received numerous awards including the Academy of Management's 2020 Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication in Organizational Behavior and was recognized as a finalist in the INFORMS Best Dissertation competition in 2017.

Roshni teaches the core course on “Leading Organizations” and an elective on Negotiations in the full-time MBA program. In 2021, she was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under 40 by Poets & Quants. Roshni also received the Frederick S. Morton Leadership Award in 2020 and 2021, a recognition given each year to the Darden professor who "best fostered exceptional student leaders' leadership ability by stimulating the student leader to act upon ideas for evolution and improvement". In 2021, Roshni also received the Faculty Diversity Award for her "exceptional contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Darden community".

Selected Publications

Perrigino, M., Raveendhran, R., & Ryu, J. (In Press). Technology Use for Nonwork Purposes at Work: A Behavior-Focused Integrative ReviewAcademy of Management Annals

Jago, A., Raveendhran, R., Fast, N.J., Gratch, J. (In Press). Algorithmic Management Diminishes Status: An Unintended Consquence of Using Machines to Perform Social RolesJournal of Experimental Social Psychology

Kim-Schmid, J., & Raveendhran, R. Where AI Can - and Can't - Help Talent Management. (2022). Harvard Business Review

Raveendhran, R., Kim, T. & Ryu, J.W. The Role of Digital Channels in Predicting Objective and Subjective Negotiation Outcomes. (2022). Technology, Mind, and Behavior.

Raveendhran, R. & Fast, N.J. Humans Judge, Algorithms Nudge: The Psychology of Behavior Tracking Acceptance. (2021). Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

       *Selected media mentions: The Wall Street Journal, CNN Business

Perrigino, M. & Raveendhran, R. (2020). Managing remote workers during quarantine: Insights from organizational research on boundary management. Behavioral Science and Policy.

       *Selected media mentions: Virginia Public Radio, UVA Today

Raveendhran, R., Fast, N.J., & Carnevale, P.J. (2020). Virtual (Freedom From) Reality:Evaluation Apprehension and Leaders’ Preference for Communicating Through Avatars. Computers in Human Behavior (Impact Factor: 6.829).

       *Selected media mentions: Business Insider, Forbes India, WIRED UK

Hernandez, M., Raveendhran, R., Weingarten, E., & Barnett, M. (2019). How algorithms can diversify the startup pool. MIT Sloan Management Review. Feature article in print Fall 2019 issue.

*Academy of Management – OB Division 2020 Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication




Raveendhran, R., & Fast, N. J. (2019). Technology and social evaluation: Opportunities and challenges. In R. N. Landers (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Technology and Employee Behavior. New York: Cambridge University Press.