Lakshminarayana Kompella

Assistant Professor

Department of School of Management

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA


: 9949475210

Interests: socio-technical systems, E-Governance, information systems


Lakshminarayana Kompella completed his doctoral program (Fellow Program in Management, FPM) in 2016 from Indian Institute of Management Indore. Prior to his doctoral program, he worked in software industry for 19 years. He joined software industry in 1995 after Master's from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Bachelor of Engineering from Madras University. He worked with software service and product companies such as TCS, Wipro, CA Technologies and Excelity-Global. His last designation was Vice-President Product Development. In 2009, he completed a post-graduate program in business management from XLRI Jamshedpur.

His research interests are socio-technical systems, software engineering, and E-Governance. His speciality is technology forecasting of fast-changing technologies by identifying necessary organizational and social changes to enable diffusion and absorption of technology. He is a reviewer for academic peer-reviewed journals Technological Forecasting and Social Change (TFS) and Information Technology and People (IT&P). Apart from publications in international journals and conferences he also filed 2 patents related to software engineering with US-PTO.

Course Taught Previously

IT Core subjects

E-Business (SM6101)

Enterprise Resource Planning (SM6102)

Information Management (SM5106)

Business Systems Analysis & Design (SM5126)

Business Intelligence (SM5175)

Strategy Core subject

Technology Management (SM6152)

Other department subject

Strategic Management in Construction (SM5061)

Operations core subject

Theory of Constraints (SM6123)

IT Electives

IT Systems Management (SM6412)
Software Project Management (SM6413)
IT enabled services and analysis (SM6414)


 ABDC/Scopus/SCI indexed Journals

  1. Kompella, L. (2020). Role of organizational aspects in requirements engineering processes of a socio-technical system: Insights from E-Governance case studies. International Journal of Electronic Governance.
  2. Kompella, L. (2020). Socio-Technical Transitions and Organizational Responses: Insights from E-Governance Case Studies. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 1-23.
  3. Kompella, L. (2020). A co-evolution framework towards stable designs from radical innovations for IT organizations. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM)17(01), 1-28.
  4. Kompella, L. (2019). Digital Innovation in the Public Sector: The Role of Embeddedness in Socio-Technical Transitions. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM)16(07), 1-27.
  5. Kompella, L. (2019). A Co-evolution Framework towards Stable Designs from Radical Innovations for Organizations Using IT. Journal of Technology Management & innovation14(2), 44-58.
  6. Kompella, L. (2019). Barriers to radical innovations as stable designs: Insights from an IT case study. International Journal of Innovation Management. doi: 10.1142/S1363919619500476.
  7. Kompella, L. (2018). Indian IT service industry as a socio-technical transition: A multi-level perspective analysis with case studies. Journal Transition Studies Review25(2), 13-35.
  8. Kompella, L. (2017). E-Governance Systems as socio-technical transitions using multi-level perspective with case studies, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 123, pp. 80-94.
  9. Kompella, L. (2016). Enablers for improving organizational interoperability in E-Governance Systems, Electronic Government, An International Journal, 12(3), pp. 279-300. 

International Conferences

  1. Kompella, L (2020, June). Technological characteristics and organizational innovation: examining as genotypes and phenotyoes. In 2020 IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC) (pp. 1-10). IEEE
  2. Kompella, L. (2014). E-Governance Systems as socio-technical transitions a multi-perspective analysis using case studies. IFIP Working Group 8.2 Organizations and Society and Information Systems (OASIS)-2014, Auckland, New Zealand.
  3. Kompella, L. (2014). Agile Methods, Organizational Culture & Agility: Some Insights, 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) Workshop �?? CHASE 2014, pp. 40-47, ISBN 978-1-4503-2860-9.
  4. Kompella, L. (2013). Advancement of decision-making in Agile Projects by applying Logistic Regression on estimates, ICGSE IEEE 13th International Conference on Global Software Engineering, Bari, Italy, pp. 11-17. ISBN: 978-1-4799-1218-6
  5. Kompella, L. (2012). Improving Product Quality in Agile Projects using Process Step Product Quality (PSPQ), SSQI�??s ISSEC-SEPG Asia-Pacific Conference, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN: 978-0-9807680-5-3

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