Lakshmi C Goel

Associate Professor

Management • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

  • IS Knowledge Sharing and Learning
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Innovation Networks and IS
  • 3D Virtual Worlds
  • Social Media

Education

Ph.D., Management Information Systems
C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

Master of Science, Computer Science
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Houston

Master of Computer Applications
University of Pune, India

Bachelor of Commerce
University of Mumbai, India

Biography

Lakshmi Goel is currently working as Associate Professor of Information Systems at the Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida. She received her PhD in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Houston. Her research works are published in various conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems, Americas Conference on Information Systems, Academy of Management, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, and European Conference on Information Systems; and journals such as Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Information and Management, Information and Organization, and Information Systems Journal.

Awards

  • 2012 Mover and Shaker of North Florida
  • 2010 Junior Faculty Consortium Fellow
  • 2007 Doctoral Consortium Fellow

Affiliations

  • Member, Association for Information Systems
  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Advisory Board Member, VyStar Academy of Business and Finance

Grants and Contracts Awarded

  • 2013 Goel, L. (P.I.), Schnusenberg, O. (Co-P.I.) Slade Entrepreneurship Grant. Awarded Amount $6,000.
  • 2013 Goel, L. (P.I.) Faculty Development Grant. Awarded Amount $7,500.
  • 2008-2010 Goel, L. (P.I.) Kip Fellowship. Awarded Amount $20,000.

Publications & Presentations

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Goel, L., Blackwood, G., & Person, K. (2014). Social media in small and medium enterprises. Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing, 2(2), 176-184.
  2. Goel, L., & Schnusenberg, O. (2014). Introducing a Theoretical Model for the Performance of Microfinance Firms. International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics (IJABE), 3(3), 1-16.
  3. Paulson, S. K., & Goel, L. (2014). Expansion and Organizational Applications of Zigzag Theory. World, 4(2).
  4. Junglas, I., Goel, L., Abraham, C., and Ives, B. (2013) Homo Socialis – Or the Social Component of Information Systems. Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS) 14(10), Article 1.
  5. Goel, L., Johnson, N., Junglas, I., and Ives, B. (2013) How cues of what can be done in a virtual world influence learning: An affordance perspective. Information & Management (I&M) 50(5), 197‐206.
  6. Goel, L., Prokopec, S., & Junglas, I. (2013) Coram Populo – In the Presence of People: The Effect of Others in Virtual Worlds. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication (JCMC). doi: 10.1111/jcc4.12007
  7. Goel, L., Johnson, N., and Junglas, I., & Ives, B. (2012). Predicting Users' Return to Virtual Worlds: A Social Perspective. Information Systems Journal (ISJ). doi: 10.1111/j.1365‐2575.2011.00396.x
  8. Schnusenberg, O., De Jong, P., & Goel, L. (2012) Predicting Study Abroad Intentions Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE) 10(2), 337‐361.
  9. Goel, L., Junglas, I., Johnson, N., and Ives, B. (2012) Decision making in‐socio and in‐situ: Facilitation in Virtual Worlds. Decision Support Systems (DSS) 52(2), 342‐352.
  10. Goel, L., Zhang, P., & Templeton, M. (2012) Transactional distance revisited: Bridging face and empirical validity. Computers in Human Behavior (CHB), 28(4), 1122‐1129.
  11. Lui, T‐Z., & Goel, L. (2012) A Framework for Conceptualizing the Current Role and Future Trends of Information Systems in Medical Training. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI), 7(1), 1‐12.
  12. Goel, L., Johnson, N., and Junglas, I., Ives, B. (2011) From Space to Place: Predicting Users’ Intention to Return to Virtual Worlds. Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), 35(3), 749‐771.
  13. Zhang, P., and Goel, L. (2011). Is E‐Learning for everyone? An internal‐external framework of elearning initiatives. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) 7(2), 193‐206.
  14. Goel, L., Johnson, N., Junglas, I., and Ives, B. (2010) Situated Learning: Conceptualization and Measurement. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE) 8(1), 215‐240.
  15. De Jong, P., Schnusenberg, O., and Goel, L. (2010) Marketing Study Abroad Programs Effectively: What Do American Business Students Think. Journal of International Education in Business (JIEB) 3 (1/2), 34‐52.
  16. Goel, L., de Jong, P., and Schnusenberg, P. (2010) Toward a Comprehensive Framework of Study Abroad Intentions and Behaviors. Journal of Teaching International Business (JITB) 21(4), 248‐265.
  17. Goel, L., and Prokopec, S. (2009) If you build it will they come? Empirical evidence of Consumer Perceptions and Strategy in Virtual Worlds. Electronic Commerce Research (ECR) 9, 115‐134.
  18. Silva, L., Goel, L., and Mousavidin, E. (2009) Exploring the Dynamics of Blog Communities: The Case of MetaFilter. Information Systems Journal (ISJ) 19(1), 55‐81.
  19. Goel, L., and Mousavidin E. (2008) A Proposed Framework for Designing Sustainable Communities for Knowledge Management Systems. International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) 4(3), 82‐100.
  20. Goel, L., and Mousavidin E. (2007) vCRM: Virtual Customer Relationship Management. DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems 38(4), 56‐60.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Junglas, I., Armstrong, D., Goel, L., & Harris, J. (2013). Personal Professional Networks: Their Effect on Extracurricular Work Behaviors Among IT Professionals. International Conference on Information Systems. December 15-18. Milan, Italy.
  2. Goel., L. (2013) Distributed ‘Knowing in Practice’ Enabled by Knowledge Management System. 11th AIMS International Conference on Management. December 20-24. Ghaziabad, India.
  3. Goel., L. (2013) Use of Social Media in Small and Medium Enterprises. 11th AIMS International Conference on Management. December 20-24. Ghaziabad, India.
  4. Goel, L. (2013) How do teams complete tasks in virtual worlds? Toward an iterative process of task completion, Academy of Business Research, November 14-16, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
  5. Volker-Rehm, S., and Goel, L. (2013) Decision‐Making, Coordination and the Interplay of Artifacts in Innovation Activities. Academy of Management, August 9‐13, Orlando, FL.
  6. Volker-Rehm, S., and Goel, L. (2013) Composite boundary objects in inter‐organizational innovation activities. European Conference of Information Systems, June 5‐8, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  7. Mousavidin, E., and Goel, L. (2012) Quality Assurance in Healthcare: A Three‐Stage Value‐Added Systems Framework. Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, November 17‐20, San Francisco, CA.
  8. Goel, L. (2012) Antecedents and Outcomes of IS Multitasking. Academy of Business Research Conference, September 10‐12, Atlantic City, NJ.
  9. Goel, L. (2012) The Role of Information Systems in Facilitating Knowledge Entrepreneurship Academy of Business Research Conference, September 10‐12, Atlantic City, NJ.
  10. Goel, L., and Templeton, M. (2012) Cultural Nuances of Acceptable IS Use. International Business Research Conference, February 10‐12, Jacksonville, FL.
  11. Goel, L., and Lui, I. (2011) A Framework for Medical training – State of Affairs and Future Directions.” Poster Presentation at Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 4‐7, Detroit, MI.
  12. De Jong, P., Schnusenberg, O., and Goel, L. (2010) Marketing Study Abroad Programs Effectively: What Do Students Think. Fourth Beijing International Studies University and Coggin College of Business Conference, September 24th, Beijing, China.
  13. Prokopec, S., and Goel, L. (2010) Virtual Worlds: New marketing channels or Emperor’s new clothes? Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Conference, October 7‐10, Jacksonville, Florida.
  14. Goel., L. (2010) Pragmatic Boundary Objects in Virtual Worlds. Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, August 6‐9, Montréal, Canada.
  15. Goel, L. and Prokopec, S. (2009) The “socialness” of Virtual Worlds. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 6‐9, San Francisco, California.
  16. Prokopec, S., and Goel, L. (2009) The Social Aspects of Virtual Worlds. American Marketing Association (AMA) conference, August 7‐10, Chicago, Illinois.
  17. Prokopec, S., and Goel, L. (2009) The Social Aspects of Virtual Worlds: Implications for Marketing. European Marketing Academy (EMAC) conference, May 26‐29, Nantes, France.
  18. Goel, L. and Junglas, I. (2009) A Phenomenological Inquiry of Virtual Worlds. Mardi Gras Conference on Virtual Worlds, February 19‐21, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  19. Mousavidin, E. and Goel, L. (2009) The Life Cycle Model of Virtual Communities. Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4‐8, Oahu, Hawaii.
  20. Goel, L., Johnson, N., and Junglas, I. (2008) Situated Learning: Conceptualization and Measurement. Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, August 8‐13, Anaheim, California.
  21. Goel, L., and Prokopec, S. (2007) Marketing in Second Life: If you build it will they come? AMA Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference, February 15 ‐ 18, Austin, Texas.
  22. Mousavidin, E. and Goel, L. (2007) Seeking Dragons in IS Research. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 7‐12, Keystone, Colorado.
  23. Porra, J. and Goel L. (2006) Importance of Power in the Implementation Process of a Successful Knowledge Management System: A Case Study. Abstract in the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, November 18‐21, San Antonio, Texas.
     

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Mousavidin, E., and Goel, L. (2010) Sustainable Communities for Knowledge Management Systems in the New Technological Era. In Ubiquitous Developments in Knowledge Management: Integrations and Trends, ed. Murray Jennex, IGI Global, 341‐360.
  2. Goel, L., Junglas, I., and Ives, B. (2009) Virtual Worlds as Platforms for Communities of Practice. In the Annals of IS, ed. William King, Springer, 181‐199.
  3. Silva, L., E. Mousavidin, and Goel, L (2006) Weblogging: Implementing Communities of Practice. In Social Inclusion: Societal and Organizational Implications for IS, Eds: E. Trauth,

GoelContact Information

Building 42, Room 3226

(904) 620-2974

l.goel@unf.edu