Anusha Ramesh

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

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Contact Information

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301




  • PhD, University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
  • FPM, IIM Bangalore
  • Master of Science (Hons) Physics and Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronics and Instrumentation (Dual Degree) Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Selected Publications

Published Papers

Sarasvathy, Saras & Ramesh Anusha. An Effectual Model for Solving Collective Action
Problems. Academy of Management Perspectives (online).

Zhang, Y., Cui, L., Zhang, G., Sarasvathy, S., & Ramesh, Anusha. 2019. An Exploratory Study
of Antecedents of Entrepreneurial Decision-Making Logics: The Role of Self-Efficacy,
Optimism, and Perspective Taking. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 55(4), 781-794.

Ramesh, Anusha, Dew, Nicholas & Read, Stuart, and Sarasvathy, Saras, 2018.The Choice to
Become an Entrepreneur as a Response to Policy Incentives. International Review of
Entrepreneurship. 16(4): pp. 489-524

Published Book Chapters

Dew, Nicholas, Ramesh, Anusha, Read, Stuart, & Sarasvathy, Saras, 2018. Toward Deliberate Practice in the Development of Entrepreneurial Expertise: The Anatomy of the
Effectual Ask. In Ericsson, K.A., Hoffman, R.R., Kozbelt, A. & Williams, A.M. (Eds.),
The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance: 389-412. Cambridge
University Press.

Sarasvathy, Saras, Ramesh, Anusha & Forster, William, 2014. The Ordinary Entrepreneur. In
Welter, F. & Baker, T. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship: 227-244.
Routledge Press.

Selected Presentations

Sarasvathy, Saras & Ramesh, Anusha, 2019. An Effectual Model for Solving Collective Action Problems as a part of a paper Symposium on Impact, Sustainable, Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship at the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Ramesh, Anusha, Dew, Nicholas, Read, Stuart, & Sarasvathy, Saras, 2018. Help Seeking in
Entrepreneurship. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Waterford,

Sarasvathy, Saras & Ramesh, Anusha, 2017. A Self-Selected Model of Sustainable
Entrepreneurship as a part of a Showcase Symposium on Sustainable Entrepreneurship at
the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Ramesh, Anusha & Botha, Helet, 2016. A Normative Basis for Relaxing Assumptions about
Stakeholder Categories. Society of Business Ethics, Anaheim, California.

Ramesh, Anusha, Sarasvathy, Saras & Read, Stuart, 2016. Cognitive and Social Approaches to Perspective Taking: An Experimental Investigation of Co-Founder Equity Split Decisions.
Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bodo, Norway.

Dew, Nicholas, Read, Stuart & Ramesh, Anusha, 2016. Controlling Uncertainty by Deciding
How to Make Mistakes. 4th Effectuation Conference, Bodo, Norway.

Ramesh, Anusha & Kumar Kothandaraman, 2014. Family Business and Effectuation. 3rd
Effectuation Conference, Enschede, The Netherlands.


Willamette University

Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

Portland Center

200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.

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