Smriti Anand is Assistant Professor of Management at the Stuart School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an M.B.A. from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ranchi University (India). She has over 10 years of high-tech industry experience in diverse areas such as electrical and software engineering, product development, and marketing at firms such as Information Resources, Inc. and Motorola, Inc.
Smriti’s research interests include leadership, diversity, and non-traditional work arrangements (i-deals) with particular focus on multi-level and cross-cultural frameworks. Her research has been published in leading management journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Leadership Quarterly. Smriti won the SHRM dissertation grant award and the SIOP dissertation grant award in 2011. She is a SIOP scholar, and has received a 2011 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Human Resource Management. She has also won multiple grant awards from GMAC/MERI (2011-14), and CHRM (2006 & 2007). In Spring 2016, Smriti won Stuart School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award.
Smriti Anand, Assistant Professor of Management, had a chapter published in “Idiosyncratic Deals between Employees and Organizations: Conceptual Issues, Applications, and the Role of Coworkers” (Psychology Press). Anand’s chapter, “Idiosyncratic deals in the context of workgroups,” is co-authored by Dr. Prajya Vidyarthi (University of Texas at El Paso). The chapter focuses on illustrating how the workgroup context shapes creation, implementation, and outcomes of i-deals--a practice gaining popularity with both human resource management researchers and practitioners. The book is edited by Dr. Matthijs Bal (University of Bath, U.K.) and Dr. Denise Rousseau (Carnegie Mellon University).