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Prof. Naveen Amblee


Educational Qualifications

Phd International Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa

MSc Higher Education, University of Oxford

MBA International Business, Temple University

BSc Computer Science (Minor in Economics), University of Saskatchewan

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Previous Affiliations:

IIM Kozhikode

IIM Trichy


Regarding Internships

*Please note that I am currently not accepting internships. I will not be able to respond to emails related to internships.*

When an internship or paid research position under my supervision is available it will be listed in the Current Openings page on the institute website.




Area of Research

Electronic Word-of-Mouth

Digital Marketing

Management Education

Higher Education

Current Research

MBA Curriculum




Amblee, Naveen.., & Dhayanithy, D. (2018). How Faculty Members Develop Views on Internationalization: The Case of a Top-Ranked Indian Business School. Research in Comparative and International Education13(3), 397-417.

Amblee, Naveen., Ullah, R., & Kim, W. (2017). Do product reviews really reduce search costs?. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce27(3), 199-217.

Amblee, Naveen. (2016). The impact of eWOM density on sales of travel insurance. Annals of Tourism Research56, 137-140.

Ullah, Rahat, Naveen Amblee, Wonjoon Kim, and Hyunjong Lee. "From valence to emotions: Exploring the distribution of emotions in online product reviews." Decision Support Systems 81 (2016): 41-53.

Amblee, Naveen. (2015). The impact of cleanliness on customer perceptions of security in hostels: A WOM-based approach. International Journal of Hospitality Management49, 37-39.

Yang, J., Kim, W., Amblee, Naveen., & Jeong, J. (2012). The heterogeneous effect of WOM on product sales: why the effect of WOM valence is mixed?. European Journal of Marketing46(11/12), 1523-1538.

Amblee, Naveen., & Bui, T. (2011). Harnessing the influence of social proof in online shopping: The effect of electronic word of mouth on sales of digital microproducts. International Journal of Electronic Commerce16(2), 91-114.

Amblee, Naveen., & Bui, T. (2008). Can brand reputation improve the odds of being reviewed on-line?. International Journal of Electronic Commerce12(3), 11-28



Awards & Honors

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