Smriti Anand

  • Associate Professor of Management

Smriti Anand ( is an associate professor of management at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business at the in Chicago. Her 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 journals of management, such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and The Leadership Quarterly. Smriti is currently an associate editor for Human Relations journal.

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), CHRM (2006 and 2007), and IIT (summer research in 2017 and teaching innovation in 2018). In spring 2016, she was awarded the Stuart School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award and she was chosen Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year by the Stuart School of Business chapter in spring 2018.

Smriti 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.


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Business Administration
M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, Electrical Engineering
M.B.A., Northwestern University
B.S., Ranchi University, Electrical Engineering


Anand, S. and Mitra, A. (In press). “No Family Left Behind: Flexibility I-Deals for Employees with Stigmatized Family Identities.” Human Relations.

Rofcanin, Y. and Anand, S. (2020). Introduction to the Virtual Special Issue of Human Relations:Flexible Work Practices and Work-Family Domain.”

Rofcanin, Y. and Anand, S. (2020). “What Happens at Home Stays at Home!Sage Journals Blog: Research, Editor’s Picks.

Anand, S., Vidyarthi, P. R., and Rolnicki, S. (2018). “Leader-Member Exchange and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors: Contextual Effects of Leader Power Distance and Group Task Interdependence.” The Leadership Quarterly, 29, 489-500, August 2018.

Anand, S., Hasan, I., Sharma, P., and Wang, H. (2018). “State Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements: Regulations that Stifle Productivity” in Human Resource Management, 57, 341-354.


Undergraduate Programs

M.S. in Marketing Analytics

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Ph.D. in Management Science