Dr. Lalatendu Kesari Jena

Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
Post Doc (Loyola, Spain), PhD. (IIT Kharagpur), UGC-JRF (HRM), M Phil (IR & PM), Masters (IR & PM), PGDHRM
School: Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
Phone:(0674) 2377700- Extn. 3334/9800172570
Email:lkjena@xub.edu.in
Home Page:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lalatendu_Jena

Teaching Interests

Principles of Management; Organisational Structure and Design; Human Resource Planning; Recruitment, Selection and Hiring; Talent Management ; Performance Management; Learning and Development; Organisational Effectiveness and Change.

Research Interests

Workplace Spirituality ; HR Effectiveness ; Joy at Work ; Organisational Commitment ; Workplace Persuasion ; Abusive Supervision ; Transformational Leadership ; Emotional Intelligence ; Meaningful Engagement.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • TAC Member of 1 Doctoral Student working on the topic "Role of Workplace Spirituality on Psychological Capital and Professional Well-being among Academicians: A field experiment in Indian higher education" (2018-19).
  • Doctoral guidance of a scholar working on "Workplace Spirituality in Eastern Context", School of Management, Kathmandu University, Nepal (2018 - 19).
  • Member of Scientific and Research Committee, XAHR (2018-19).
  • Member of Stake-holder Interface Committee, XAHR (2018-19).
  • Member of Student Affairs and Disciplinary Committee, XUB (2019-20).
  • Coordinator, Executive Education, Xavier City Campus, XUB.

Member in Editorial Board

  • Article Editor for "Behavioral Science" research papers - Sage Open, UK.
  • Reviewer of scholastic papers on Human Resource Management and Positive Psychology - Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, Boston, US, 2019.
  • Member Reviewer with “HRD Quarterly” – Wiley Publishers, US, Scopus and SCI Indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with “Cogent Business and Management” – Taylor and Francis Publishers, UK.
  • Member Reviewer with “International Journal of Organisational Analysis” – Emerald Publishers, UK, Scopus and SCI Indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with “Management Decision” – Emerald Publishers, UK, Scopus and SCI Indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with “Gender in Management” – Emerald Publishers, UK, Scopus and SCI Indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with “International Journal of Performance and Productivity Management” – Emerald Publishers, UK, Scopus and SCI indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with "The International Journal of Human Resource Management"- Routledge, Taylor and Francis database, UK, Scopus and SCI indexed.
  • Member Reviewer with “International Journal of Human Resource and Industrial Research” -Academic Research in Science, Engineering, Art and Management.
  • Member Reviewer for the journal “International Journal of Psychological Studies” - Canadian Center for Science and education, Canada.

Other Membership

  • Life Member with Indian Society for Training & Development, New Delhi, India.
  • Life Member with National HRD Network, Hyderabad, India.
  • Associate Member with National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata, India.
  • Life Member with All India Management Association, New Delhi, India.
  • Life Member with Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Member of the International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan.
  • Member, Innovation Cell, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.

Research & Publications

#Journal

2020, JOURNAL: Workplace Persuasion: Conceptual Model, Development and Validation, Global Business Review (In Press), Sage Publishers, India.

2019, Journal: Am I empowered through Meaningful Work? The moderating role of Perceived Flexibility connecting Meaningful Work and Psychological Empowerment, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp-298-308, IIMB Management Review, Elsevier Publishers, India.,Link

2019, JOURNAL: Creating Competitive Advantage through Informal Networks: Evidence from Indian Healthcare Industries, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 299-321, International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, Inderscience Publishers, China.

2019, Journal: Does HR Practices influence Job Satisfaction? Mediating role of Employee Engagement with special reference to Public Sector Undertakings in India, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 119-132, Global Business Review, Sage Publishers , India.,Link

2019, Journal: Self-efficacy and workplace well-being: Moderating role of sustainability practices, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 1692-1708, Emerald Publishers, US.,Link

2019, JOURNAL: Does Meaningful Work Explains The Relationship Between Transformational Leadership and Innovative Work Behaviour? , Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, Sage Publications, India, Vol. 44, No.1, pp. 30-40.,Link

2019, JOURNAL: Resilience as a Mediator between Workplace Humour and Well-Being at Work: An enquiry on the Health Care Professionals, Journal of Health Management, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1 - 18, Sage Publishers, India.

2019, JOURNAL: Is there room for “spirituality” at our workplace? , Peoplematters Journal, India.,Link

2019, JOURNAL: Management of Students’ Motivation in Business Schools: A test of an indigenous model, International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy,Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 117-132, Inderscience Publishers, UK.,Link

2019, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality - The Success Mantra for Employee Wellness, Digital Magazine on Emotional Wellness, India, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 62-70, May-June, 2019.

2018, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality and Employee Commitment: The role of Emotional Intelligence and Organisational Citizenship Behavior in Indian Organizations, Vol. 31, No. 3, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Abusive Supervision: Finding Training Solution to the Workplace Menace, Vol. 32, No. 3, Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Role of gender on the relationship between abusive supervision and employee’s intention to quit in Indian electricity distribution companies, Vol. 33, No. 3, Gender in Management: An International Journal, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Abusive Supervision and Job Outcomes: A Moderated Mediation Study, Vol. 6, No. 2, Evidence Based HRM: A global forum of empirical scholarship, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Conceptualizing and Validating Workplace Belongingness Scale, Vol. 31, No. 1, Journal of Organisational Change Management, Emerald Publishers, Netherlands.

2018, JOURNAL: Emotional Intelligence as a Moderator in Abusive Supervision- Intention to Quit Relationship among Indian Healthcare professionals, Vol. 10, No. 1, Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Emerald Publishers, Australia.

2018, JOURNAL: Does ‘Meaningful Gamification’ address Gen Y Need? – Exploring its influence on creating Meaningful Engagement for Gen Y Workers, Vol. 26, No. 1, Human Resource Management International Digest, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Transformational Leadership and Contextual Performance: Role of Integrity among Indian IT Professionals, Vol. 67, No. 2, International Journal of Performance and Productivity Management,Emerald Publishers, UK.

2018, JOURNAL: Does Workplace Flexibility Usher Innovation? A Moderated Mediation Model on the Enablers of Innovative Workplace Behavior, Vol. 19, No. 1, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Springer Publishers, India.

2018, JOURNAL: Pursuit of organisational trust: Role of employee engagement, psychological well-being and transformational leadership, Vol. 23, No. 2, Asia Pacific Management Review, Elsevier Publishers, Taiwan.

2018, JOURNAL: The mediating role of Organisational Citizenship Behavior: A study of Workplace Spirituality and Employee Retention in Indian Industries, Vol. 57, Issue. 6, Performance Management, Wiley Publishers, UK.

2017, JOURNAL: Emotional Intelligence, Organisational Role Stress and Job Satisfaction: Perspectives from Indian Public and Private Sector Organizations, Vol. 8, No. 4, Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, India.

2017, JOURNAL: Employee Engagement and Affective Organisational Commitment: Mediating role of Employee Voice among Indian Service Sector Employees, Vol. 21, No. 4, Vision: The Journal of Business Perspective, Sage Publishers, India.

2017, JOURNAL: Effect of Abusive Supervision on Employee’s Intention to Quit and the Neutralizing Role of Meaningful Work in Indian IT Organizations, Vol. 25, No. 5, International Journal of Organisational Analysis, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2017, JOURNAL: Purpose, Passion and Performance at the Workplace: Exploring the nature, structure and relationship, Vol. 20, No. 4, The Psychologist-Manager Journal, American Psychological Association (APA), Washington D.C.

2017, JOURNAL: Role of Psychological Contract between Organisational Commitment and Employee Retention: Findings from Indian Manufacturing Industries, Vol. 13, No. 1, World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Inderscience Publishers, Germany.

2017, JOURNAL: Examining the role of Emotional Intelligence between Organisational Learning and Adaptive Performance in Indian Manufacturing Industries, Vol. 29, No. 3, Journal of Workplace Learning, Emerald Publishers, Italy.

2017, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality in Indian Organizations: Construction of Reliable and Valid Measurement Scale, Vol. 18, No. 1, Business: Theory and Practice, Lithuania.

2017, JOURNAL: Transformational Leadership and Psychological Empowerment: Mediating effect of Organisational Culture in Indian Retail Industry, Vol. 30, No. 1, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2017, JOURNAL: Competitive advantage through better Line and Staff Relationship: Issues and Concerns, Vol. 19, No. 9, Business Manager: Making HR People complete, India.

2017, JOURNAL: Employee Performance at Workplace: Conceptual Model and Empirical Validation, Vol. 5, No. 1, Business Perspective and Research, Sage Publishers, India.

2017, JOURNAL: Human behavior, Environmental problem & Wellness: An Exploration, Vol. 6, No. 8, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Japan.

2016, JOURNAL: Employee Engagement as an enabler of Knowledge Retention: Resource based view towards Organisational Sustainability, Vol. 7, No. 3/4, International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, Inderscience Publishers, China.

2016, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality and Employee Job Behavior: An empirical investigation in Indian Manufacturing Organizations, Vol. 20, No. 2, Paradigm, Sage Publishers, India.

2016, JOURNAL: Does emotional intelligence contribute to contentment? Exploring the association between work-life balance and job satisfaction, Vol.7, No.3, International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotions, Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland.

2016, JOURNAL: The Study of Workplace Spirituality and Job Outcomes in Indian Information Technology Industry,, Vol. 5, No. 1, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, Inderscience Publishers, Sweden.

2016, JOURNAL: Impact of Psychological Capital on Organisational Citizenship Behavior: Moderating role of Emotional Intelligence, Vol. 3, No. 1, Cogent Business and Management, Taylor and Francis Publishers, UK.

2016, JOURNAL: The moderating role of neutralizers on the relationship between abusive supervision and intention to quit, Vol. 22, No. 3, Journal of Human Values, Sage Publishers, India.

2016, JOURNAL: Learning & Development Practices in International Context: Conceptual introspection towards bringing the best workplace strategies, Vol. 15, No. 4, Strategic HR Review, Emerald Publishers, UK.

2016, JOURNAL: Emotional Intelligence and Anxiety at Workplace: Study on Security Personnel employed in Educational Institutions, Vol. 7, No. 2, Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, IAHRW Publications, India.

2016, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality and Organisational Commitment: Role of Emotional Intelligence among Indian banking professionals, Vol. 19, No. 1, Journal of Human Resource Management, University of Bratisivila, Slovakia.

2016, JOURNAL: Work-Life Balance Challenges for Indian Employees: Socio-Cultural Implications and Strategies, Vol. 4, No. 1, Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, Scientific Research, Egypt.

2016, JOURNAL: Effect of Work-life balance on Organisational citizenship behavior: Role of Organisational commitment, Vol. 17, No. 3S, Global Business Review, Sage Publishers, India.

2016, JOURNAL: Does Meaning in Life mediate the relationship between Hope and Organisational Commitment: An empirical analysis among IT Professionals in India?, Vol. 7, No. 1, Indore Management Journal, IIM Indore, India.

2015, JOURNAL: Curiosity and Meaning of Life leading towards Personal Growth: Role of Emotional Intelligence, Vol. 41, No. 2, Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, IAAP, India.

2015, JOURNAL: Learned Helplessness and Socialization: A Reflective Analysis, Vol. 6, No. 7,Psychology, Scientific and Academic Publishing, Italy.

2015, JOURNAL: Spirituality at workplace: Role of Engaging Leadership, Vol. 17, No. 11, Business Manager: Making HR People complete, India.

2015, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality and Employee Performance: Mediating Role of Organization Citizenship Behaviour, Vol. 2, No. 1, Journal of Contemporary Psychological Research, India.

2015, JOURNAL: Emotions at Workplace: Insights and Challenges in Indian Context, Vol. 45, No. 3, India Journal of Training and Development (IJTD), Indian Society for Training & Development, India.

2015, JOURNAL: Psychological Capital and Workplace Spirituality: Role of Emotional Intelligence, Vol. 7, No. 1, International Journal of Work Organization and Emotions, Inderscience Publishers, Sweden.

2014, JOURNAL: Performance Management System as a predictor of Organisational Effectiveness: Insights from Indian Manufacturing Industries, Vol 3, Issue 1-2,Jindal Journal of Business, Sage Publishers, India.

2014, JOURNAL: Emotional Intelligence, Diversity, and Organizational Performance: Linkages and Theoretical Approaches for an Emerging Field, Vol. 3, No. 1 and 2, Jindal Journal of Business, Sage Publishers, India.

2014, JOURNAL: Organizational Citizenship Behaviour, Job Performance and HR Practices: A Relational Perspective, Vol. 39, No. 4, Management and Labor Studies, Sage Publishers, India.

2014, JOURNAL: Developing Effective Human Resource for achieving Business Excellence: Role of Emotional Intelligence, Vol. 5, No. 2, Training & Development Journal, India.

2014, JOURNAL: Deliverables towards HR Sustainability: A conceptual Review, Vol. 6, No. 23, European Journal of Business Management, Yaman.

2014, JOURNAL: Workplace Spirituality and Work-life Balance: An Empirical Introspection in Indian Manufacturing Industries, Vol. 4, No. 4, International Journal of Applied Psychology, UK.

2014, JOURNAL: Emotional Intelligence and Pro-social Behaviour: Multidimensional trait analysis of Technical Students, Vol. 3, No. 2, Journal of Strategic Human Resource Management, India.

2011, JOURNAL: Beyond Kirkpatrick Model: The ROI Implementation in Training Evaluation, Vol. 41, No. 3, Indian Journal of Training & Development, India.

2008, JOURNAL: Myriad Implications of IT in Human Resource: A Welcoming Measure, Vol. 28, No. 4, ersonnel Today, National Institute of Personnel Management

2007, JOURNAL: Defying the workplace difficulties: Dealing with Boss, Vol. 23, No. 9, HRD Newsletter, National HRD Network, India.

2007, JOURNAL: Corporate Rejuvenation Campaign: ONGCs Pioneering Endeavour, Vol. 5, No. 1, GITAM Journal of Management, India.

2007, JOURNAL: Outstanding Leaders: The need of the hour, Vol. 22, No. 10, HRD Newsletter, National HRD Network, India.

2007, JOURNAL: Corporate Social Responsibility: An indispensable tool for corporate growth & survival, Vol. 34, No. 1, Growth, Journal of Management Training Institute, SAIL, Ranchi, India.

2006, JOURNAL: Learning to Learn, unlearn, relearn, Vol. 36, No. 1, Indian Journal of Training & Development, ISTD, India.

2006, JOURNAL: Flexi-time: Reinventing workforce, Vol. 36, No. 3, Indian Journal of Training & Development, ISTD, India.

2006, JOURNAL: Inspirational Leadership: A Corporate Trailblazer, Vol. 21, No. 11, HRD Newsletter, National HRD Network, India.

2006, JOURNAL: Telecommuting: Creating Virtual Work place, Vol. 21, No. 10, Telecommuting: Creating Virtual Work place

2005, JOURNAL: Team Effort: A heritage of Sagacious Success, Vol. 21, No. 9, HRD Newsletter, National HRD Network, India.

#Book Chapter

2017, Chapter: Employees and Employers in Service Organizations: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, Apple Academic Publishers, Taylor and Francis Group, USA.

2017, Chapter: Employees and Employers in Service Organizations: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, Apple Academic Publishers, Taylor and Francis Group, USA.

2016, Chapter: Emerging Challenges in HR VUCA Perspective, Emerald Publishers, India.

2015, Chapter: Training and Development Strategies, ISTD Bhubaneswar Chapter, India.

2015, Chapter: 21st Century Management Challenges, Excellent Publishing House, New Delhi, India.

#Case

2006, Case: Pioneering Effort in Training & Development Practices: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in Limelight, ICFAI University Press, India.

2006, Case: The new face of Performance Appraisal: ONGC Experience, ICFAI University Press, India.

2005, Case: Pioneering Welfare Practices in Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Rajahmundry Asset, India., Personnel Today, National Institute of Personnel Management, India.

Conference/Seminar

2019, Conference-Attended: HR Leadership Summit, 2019, Venue: Mayfair Convention, Bhubaneswar

2017, Conference-Attended: Does Meaningful work explains the relationship between Transformational Leadership and Innovative Work Behavior, Venue: 5th Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management, IIM Indore, India.

2016, Conference-Attended: Poster Presentation: An empirical examination of Citizenship Behavior mediating between Self-efficacy and Workplace well-being in Indian Manufacturing Organisation, Venue: PAN IIM World Management Conference, IIM Ahmedabad, India.

2016, Conference-Attended: Resilience as a moderator between Self-efficacy and Workplace well-being among Indian Manufacturing Executives, Venue: 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology, IIT Madras, India.

2016, Conference-Attended: Does Sustainability practices buffer the impact of Self-efficacy on Organisational Citizenship Behavior: Conceptual and Statistical Considerations, Venue: 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology, IIT Madras, India.

2016, Conference-Attended: Self-efficacy and Workplace well-being: Understanding the role of Resilience in Manufacturing Organizations, Venue: 2nd International Conference on Organisation and Management, Abu Dhabhi, U.A.E.

2016, Conference-Attended: Workplace Spirituality, Organisational Commitment and Job Satisfaction: A Study, Venue: Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, California, USA.

2016, Conference-Attended: Psychological Capital and Organisational Citizenship Behavior: Role of Emotional Intelligence in Indian Industries, Venue: 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

2015, Conference-Attended: Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction: The role of P-O fit in Indian Manufacturing Organizations, Venue: Third PAN-IIM World Management Conference on the theme “India: The Next Decade”, IIM Indore, India

2015, Conference-Attended: Meaningful Work, Job Embebdedness and Psychological Wellbeing: An exploratory empirical assessment among Indian IT Professionals, Venue: International Conference on Research and Business Sustainability, IIT Roorkee in association with Sheffield Business School, UK.

2015, Conference-Attended: Role of Psychological Contract between Organisational Commitment and Employee Retention: Findings from Indian Manufacturing Industries, Venue: International Conference of Organization and Management, Abu Dhabhi, UAE.

2015, Conference-Attended: Employee Engagement and Citizenship Behavior: The mediating role of Organizational Commitment, Venue: 2nd HR Summit & International Conference on Emerging Challenges for HR: VUCA Perspective” IIM, Raipur, India.

2015, Conference-Attended: Emotional intelligence, Diversity and Organizational performance: Linkages and theoretical approaches for an emerging field, Venue: 12th Knowledge Globalization Conference, O P Jindal School of Business in association with Shuffolk University, Boston, USA.

2015, Conference-Attended: Transformational Leadership and Spirituality at Workplace: Creating the proposition of win-win, Venue: National Conference on Management of Employee Relations: New Manifestation” GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, India.

2015, Conference-Attended: Workplace Spirituality: Enhancing Employee’s Emotional and Moral competencies for Better Performance, Venue: National Conference on “Novelty and Challenges in Management” Ravenshaw Business School, Cuttack, India.

2015, Conference-Attended: Effect of Work-life Balance on Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Role of Organizational Commitment, Venue: International Business Research Conference, International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar, India.

2015, Conference-Attended: Enhancing Performance through Spirituality at Workplace and Citizenship Behaviour: A review, Venue: Scientific Paper Presentation of “50th National and International Conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology”, Tirupati, AP.

2015, Conference-Attended: Dynamics of Workplace Spirituality & Organizational Commitment: The role of Emotional Intelligence, Venue: 8th National Management Convention on “The Endless pursuit of winning in VUCA Environment”, KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.

2014, Conference-Attended: Effect of Workplace Spirituality towards Human Capital Formation: A conceptual review, Venue: National Seminar on “Perspectives on Human Capital Formation & Utilization in India”, Berhampur University, India.

2014, Conference-Attended: Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Workplace Spirituality: Causative Dimension of Human Relations from Developmental Perspective, Venue: National Seminar on “Human Relations in Industries: Issues and Challenges”, Dept. of PM & IR, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.

2014, Conference-Attended: Workplace spirituality and Employee engagement: Some empirical findings, Venue: 24th Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, India.

2014, Conference-Attended: Introspection on Relationship Management through Social Awareness: Exploratory Study in Indian PSUs, Venue: National Seminar on “Emotional Intelligence”, University Business School, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India.

2014, Conference-Attended: Multidimensional Leadership & Workplace Spirituality: Fostering the culture of Sustainable Development, Venue: UGC Sponsored National Seminar, F M University, Balasore, India.

2013, Conference-Attended: Spirituality & Productivity: Is there any Relationships? Emancipation through Karma Yoga, Venue: HR Summit, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, India.

Training/Workshop/FDP

2019, FDP-Attended: Case Teaching as a Learning Tool, Venue: Xavier Institute of Management (XIM), Bhubaneswar, India

2019, Training-Conducted: Living with the Spirit of Magis, Venue: Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

2019, Training-Attended: Basic Laboratory on Human Process (BLHP), Venue: Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS) , New Delhi

2019, Training-Attended: Orientation Education through Blended Learning, Venue: Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

2019, Training-Attended: Capacity Building Workshop on "Design, Development of online and blended course", Venue: Odisha State Open University, Sambalpur, Odisha

2018, Training-Conducted: Workplace Spirituality and Personal Effectiveness, Venue: Central Board of Worker’s Education (CBWE), Ministry of Labor and Employment, Govt. of India.

2018, Training-Conducted: Raising the Bar: Introspecting our attitude towards work, Venue: Productivity Week Celebrations, Management Service Division, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Koraput, India.

2018, FDP-Conducted: Adoption of revised MBA curriculum: Time to buckle up" and "Commitment to learn: Exploring the ways to create student engagement" , Venue: Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology (GIET), Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.

2018, Training-Attended: Case Writing Workshop, Venue: XIMB, Bhubaneswar, India

Projects / Consultancy

2019, Recruitment of Assistant Manager and Junior Manager, Client: Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC), Govt. of Odisha, Status: Completed

2019, Recruitment of Assistant Executive Engineers in Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Bhubaneswar, India, Client: Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Bhubaneswar, India, Status: On-going

Work Experience

Teaching Experience:

1. Period: March, 2017 – April, 2018
Employer: Dept. of Business Management, Central University of
Orissa, Koraput, India.
Position: Faculty Member (HR)

Job Profile
• Teaching Assignments: Teaching MBA Students on topics: Human Resource Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Performance Management, Organisational Effectiveness and Change. Achieved overall instructor quality rating of “very good to excellent”
• Administrative Assignments: Mentoring students for Summer Internship Programs, panel member for admission of MBA students, invited member for course design committee of business administration.

2. Period: Sept 2002- June 2006
Employer: ICFAI University, Hyderabad HQ., India.
Position: Faculty Member-Human Resource

Job Profile
• Teaching Assignments: Taught BBA/MBA and Executive MBA Students on topics: Principles of Management, Human Resource Management, Organization Behaviour, Human Resource Development, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Training and Development, Performance Management.
• Administrative Assignments: Mentoring students for Summer Internship Programs, Organizing interim factory visits on appreciation of semester subject assignments, periodic evaluation of Assignments and Course Works, Submission of timely progress of assignments and evaluations to Head Quarters.
• Research Assignments: Preparing Concept Papers, Designing Course Time Table, Maintaining Learning Diary of Students Progress and preparing reports, Creating Case/Caselets Studies for Class Work and conducting term end exams.

Research Experience:

1. Period: Dec 2013 – Feb 2017
Employer: Dept. of Humanities and Social Science, Indian
Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.
Position: Full time doctoral scholar through UGC – JRF and SRF

Job Profile
• Undertook research-related tasks to the standards and objectives of the doctoral research topic titled, “Workplace Spirituality and Human Resource Effectiveness: Examining the role of Organisational Citizenship Behavior and Emotional Intelligence” set by doctoral supervisor.
• Dealt with day-to-day problems that affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines, referring to doctoral supervisor for advice and guidance.
• Periodically presented information on research progress and outcomes to bodies supervising research, e.g. doctoral scrutiny members (DSC).
• Initiated and developed links with internal contacts such as academics in interdisciplinary departments/institutes/centers, external contacts at other educational institutions, employers and professional organisations to actively foster collaboration in research activities.
• Analyzed and interpreted the results of research and generate original ideas based on outcomes.
• Maintained a high quality record of regular and original research publications of external standing as appropriate to the field of OB and HR.
• Participated in training on the current best practices in research and teaching, including appropriate techniques, tools, methods and equipment needed to successfully carry out the research or teaching duties.
• Assisted the doctoral supervisor for the development of curriculum and learning and teaching plan on subjects of individual and group dynamics, organisational communication and International HRM.
• Supported the provision and assessment of high quality teaching and assessment of flagship MHRM program.
• Provided helpful and proactive guidance to MHRM students regarding preparation for their fieldwork/research activities.

Industry Experience:

1. Period: Aug 2009 – June 2013
Employer: Training and Development Institute, Hindustan
Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Central Govt. PSU, Under
Ministry of Defence, Koraput, India.
Position: Dy. Manager- HR (Learning and Development)

Job Profile
• Heading MDP Section of a huge residential Training and Development Institute catering to 4500 employees and executives of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Engine Division and Sukhoi Engine Division a large world class aeronautical company. This role includes building knowledge and skill inventory of all employee/officers responsive to changes.
• Designing and developing Annual Training Calendar for the entire workforce by analyzing and identifying training needs and skill redundancy through continuous supervision and analyzing performance appraisals.
• Raised the Training Man Days of the company to International level by adopting innovative measures.
• Having more than 1200 faculty hours in in-house/outside training session on Supervisory Development, HRD, Executive Communication and Presentation Skills, Work Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility.
• Opened a “Generative Learning Centre” to provide leverage towards helping employees and executives for self monitoring their learning and development. Being a nodal agency of information and knowledge, the center has enthused and is expected to pay dividends in the long run.
• Associated with designing a corporate values system for HAL Learning and Development Domain. Took initiatives to internalize the values in day-to-day works and procedures through mass awareness programmes in various technical and non-technical areas.
• Instrumental in conceptualizing Academic-Industry Interface jointly with IIT-Kharagpur and IIT-Bhubaneswar.
• Creating matters pertaining to publicize divisional activities through E-Newsletter and releasing companywide fortnightly.
• Handled a Special Assignment from General Manager to review the existing Library Systems inside HAL Factories and Township including Schools and Colleges of HAL and brought out suggestions for improvements.
• Involved in organizing Quiz/ Essay competitions for employees/ executives on the eve of Divisional Quality Month Celebrations.
• Coordinated Summer Internship Project Assignments of Technical (B.E/B.Tech./ M Tech.) and Non-Technical Students (BBA/MBA).

2. Period: June 2006 – Aug 2009
Employer: HAL Management Academy, Hindustan Aeronautics
Limited (HAL), Central Govt. PSU, Under Ministry of
Defence, Bangalore, India.
Position: Human Resource Officer-Talent Management

Job Profile
• Facilitated Induction Programs of 52 Weeks for Management and Design Trainees. Organized 7 Weeks of Basic Management Program and handled in batches as in the capacity of Program Coordinator for 800 Officers/Engineers during the period.
• Executed MBTI Instrument as a part of 6 Weeks session proceedings of Basic Management Program and mentoring the Fresher Trainees/Officers with its Outcome and Analysis.
• Instrumental in compiling evaluation of various modules of training programs of MTs/DTs for 52 Weeks and getting the Management and Design Trainees absorbed in the company.
• Organized Live Project Work as a part of Basic Management Program for Entrant Executives and devised evaluation modalities to assess their individual/team efforts and innovative technical prowess exhibited during the project assignment.
• Coordinated with IITs/XLRI/IIM and other reputed technical institutions for deputing freshly inducted entrants to undergo special designed /tailor made courses.

Visiting Faculty Assignments:

1. Period: 2002-06 and during 2008-09
Employer: Distance Learning Center, ICFAI University,
Hyderabad and Bangalore, India.
Position: HR Facilitator

Job Profile
• Teaching Executive MBA Students on Principle and Practice of Management, Human Resource Management through interactive Case Study and Live Project Works.

2. Period: 2008-09
Employer: Distance Learning Center, Bharathiar University,
Bangalore, India.
Position: HR Facilitator

Job Profile
• Teaching Executive MBA Students on Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development through interactive Case Study and Live Project Works.
• Evaluation of Course Assignment and paper setter for term end exam.

Hobbies

Travelling and exploring new places; Solving cross words; Reading novels; Listening old hindi songs.