Dr. Sonakshi Gupta

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

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Dr. Sonakshi Gupta
Assistant Professor
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

Fellow programme in Management (Ph.D) IIM Indore, Masters of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (BHU, Varanasi)

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Biography

Sonakshi Gupta has a background in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. She embarked on her academic journey at Banaras Hindu University, where she completed her Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Marketing). She continued her studies at the same institution, earning a Master's degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. Her passion for academia led her to the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, where she pursued the Fellow Programme in Management.

Sonakshi has served as an Assistant Professor at several institutes, namely T A Pai Management Institute in Manipal, International Management Institute in Kolkata, and Woxsen University, Hyderabad. During her tenure, she taught various courses, ranging from Human Resource Management, HR Analytics, HR metrics and dashboard Leadership, Organizational Structure and Design, Organizational Behaviour I, Cross- Cultural Management, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation.

She has taught Human Resource Management, Leadership, and Change Management in executive education programs at TAPMI and Woxsen University. Her teaching prowess is evident in the positive feedback she receives from her students.

She has also served in different capacities in institution building. At Woxsen University, she was entrusted with designing the curriculum for the MBA(Business Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence)and BBA(Business Analytics) programs. She also served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee. At the T A Pai Management Institute, she was the Co-Chair of the Alumni Relations Committee.

Sonakshi has authored several research papers on various topics, including servant leadership, organizational cynicism and Group Consensus. Her work has been published in distinguished journals.

She received the Best Paper Award by Emerald Publishing and IIT Roorkee and the Outstanding Paper Emerald Literati Awards 2023. Her research interests include Servant Leadership, Leadership Discourse, Motivation, Sustainability, Group Formation, and Decisions. In teaching, she is passionate about HRM, HR Analytics, Industrial relations, Industrial relations and Labour law, Leadership, Organizational development and change and Cross-Cultural Management, among others.

Teaching and Research Interest

Teaching Interests:

  • Human Resource Management,
  • HR Analytics,
  • HR Metrics and Dashboards,
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Service based Leadership,
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Development and Change,

 

Research Interests:

  • Servant Leadership
  • Leadership discourse
  • HR Analytics
  • Sustainability
  • Group formation and decisions

Research and Consultancy Projects

Awards And Honours

  • Outstanding Paper Emerald Literati Awards 2023 (Emerald Publishing) Gupta, S., & Nambudiri, R. (2022). How do I become a Servant Leader? A practitioner’s approach to Servant Leadership development. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, 36(4), 20-22.
  • Best paper Award (Emerald Publishing & IIT Roorkee)- Manish Sarkhel & Sonakshi Gupta, A New Centrality Measure for Collaborative Groups, PAN IIT International Management Conference, Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 at IIT Roorkee

Publications

  • Sarkhel, M., & Gupta, S. (2023). Consensus through connections. Economics Letters, 232, 111330.
  • Gupta, S., & Nambudiri, R. (2021). How do I become a Servant Leader? A practitioner’s approach to Servant Leadership development. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal. [ABDC-C]
  • Thomas, N., & Gupta, S. (2018). Organizational cynicism–what every manager needs to know. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, 32(2), 16-19. [ABDC-C]

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

  • Sarkhel, M., & Gupta, S. (2023). Consensus through connections. Economics Letters, 232, 111330.
  • Gupta, S., & Nambudiri, R. (2021). How do I become a Servant Leader? A practitioner’s approach to Servant Leadership development. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal. [ABDC-C]
  • Thomas, N., & Gupta, S. (2018). Organizational cynicism–what every manager needs to know. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, 32(2), 16-19. [ABDC-C]

Conferences

  • Sonakshi Gupta & Ranjeet Nambudiri, Integrating Servant Leadership through the development of a vocabulary-based dictionary using DICTION, British Academy of Management 2019, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Sonakshi Gupta & Ranjeet Nambudiri, Integrating Servant Leadership through the development of Sociolinguistic measure of Servant Leader, The 32nd SInternational Conference on Psychology Prague 2020 (ICP 2020)
  • Sonakshi Gupta, Ranjeet Nambudiri Shweta Gupta, What Motivates Servant Leaders to Work? The 32nd International Conference on Psychology, Prague 2020 (ICP 2020)
  • Ranjeet Nambudiri, Manoj Kumar Yadav & Sonakshi Gupta Developing an Integrated Model of Subtle Prejudice and Discrimination at the Workplace, British Academy of Management 2019, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Ranjeet Nambudiri, Rihanna, Manoj Kumar Yadav & Sonakshi Gupta, Mindfully Performed Organisational Routines as a Source of Continuous Change, British Academy of Management 2019, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Manish Sarkhel & Sonakshi Gupta, A New Centrality Measure for Collaborative Groups, PAN IIT International Management Conference, Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 at IIT Roorkee Best Paper Award (Emerald Publishing & IIT Roorkee)
  • Sonakshi Gupta & Ranjeet Nambudiri, Development of Language-Based Dictionary for Integrating the Construct Servant Leadership Through Inductive and Deductive Approach, PAN IIT International Management Conference 2018, IIT Roorkee, India
  • Sonakshi Gupta & Ranjeet Nambudiri, Reviewing the underlying motives for transaction and servant forms of leadership, Management Doctoral Colloquium (MDC 2018), IIT Kharagpur

Books and Book Chapters

Case Studies