Dr. Arup Roy Chowdhury

Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
Fellow in Management (XLRI - Xavier School of Management); PG GM (XLRI - Xavier School of Management); PGD PM & IR (XISS); BSc (Honours) Mathematics (St Xavier's College)
School: Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
Phone:0674 2377700 (Extn-3349)
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Teaching Interests

  • Talent Management
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Performance Management Systems
  • HR Tools and Techniques
  • HR Audit
  • Strategic HRM
  • Labour Laws
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • HR Analytics
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Individual & Group Behavior in Organisations

Research Interests

  • HR Systems and Practices
  • Use of Multi Criteria Optimization and Fuzzy Logic and their application in various areas of Human Resource Management
  • Organisational effectiveness analysis
  • Managerial Style assessment
  • Assessment cum Development Centers
  • Competency Mapping
  • Job Evaluation Techniques
  • Artificial Intelligence

Research & Publications


2011, Conference-Attended: The interrelationship between Incentive as Compensation Strategy, Organisational Climate & Firms’ Operating Performance: An Empirical study, Venue: Singapore

2010, Conference-Attended: Application of Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Intelligence and Intuitive Intelligence framework for revitalizing Employee Momemtum at Shopfloor thereby impacting Firms’ performance: An Empirical St, Venue: Birmingham, UK

2009, Conference-Attended: “Sustaining Employee Momemtum in Turbulent times: Transformation through People at Work, Venue: XLRI Jamshedpur

2009, Conference-Attended: Revitalizing Employee Momemtum at Shopfloor: Transformation through People for People, Venue: ICFAI- IBS, Hyderabad

Work Experience

Experienced Talent Management Specialist with a Doctorate in HRM from XLRI- Xavier School Of Management, Jamshedpur and having a demonstrated history of more than one and half decade of enriched work experience in different fields of HRM and other business functions e.g. Talent Management, Strategic HR, Business HR, Industrial Relations, Job Evaluation, Six Sigma Black Belt, Theory Of Constraints.

Demonstrated and proven experience of developing and implementing strategic policies in HR, managing transformational change, managing diversed workforce resulting in operational efficiency. Practitioner of Talent Management, Managing Change, Strategic HR Systems, Processes, Practices.

Instrumental in designing the central Talent Development Strategy, framework, processes, practices, High Performance TM Systems at Tata Steel. Some of the accomplishments (HR Policies/Practices designed, developed and implemented) during this period were:

  • ‘5 Day Work Week’
  • ‘Work From Home’ for Officers
  • ‘Satellite Office Operation’ for Officers
  • ‘Retainership Policy for Superannuated Expert of Tata Steel’
  • ‘Retainership Policy for External Experts’
  • ‘Probation Confirmation Policy for Experienced Professional’
  • ‘Position Class Fitment for Senior Executives’
  • Policy on ‘Safety Consequence Management for Officers and Non Officers’
  • Promotion Policy for Doctors and Non Doctors
  • Mentoring /Career Mentoring Program
  • ‘Dual Career Path’ for specialists in Research and Development, Automation, Technology Group
  • Job Rotation
  • Internal Promotion Policy for Officers (IRP)
  • Job Description and Job Evaluation framework in coordination with Hay Group
  • Identification of Critical Positions (Managerial level)
  • Directed Learning for Officers
  • Service Rules for Officers of Tata Steel
  • Exit Management System for Officers


  • Belbin Accredited Professional
  • Job Evaluation (Hay Group)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Tata Business Excellence Model (TBEM) Assesor (Internal, External)
  • Lead Auditor ISO/IEC 27001 (ISMS: Information Security Management System)
  • Theory of Constraint (TOC) Fundamentals