Dr. Rinki Dahiya

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

Dr. Rinki Dahiya
Dr. Rinki Dahiya
Assistant Professor
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

M.Com, PGDBA, Ph.D. (IIT Roorkee),



Dr. Rinki Dahiya has a Ph.D. from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, M.Com from MDU, Rohtak, PGDBA from SCDL, Pune, and B.Com from University of Delhi. Her doctoral work examined the role of workplace forgiveness and organizational trust in happiness of employees. Her board areas of research interest include positive organizational behaviour and its correlates. She has published various research papers and book chapter with reputed publishers like Springer, Sage and Emerald, and presented research papers in national and international conferences both in India and abroad. She is reviewer of various international journals such as Evidence based HRM, Current Psychology, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and Journal of Happiness Studies. Her areas of teaching interests are organizational behaviour, human resource management, talent management, self and interpersonal dynamics, critical thinking and communication for managers and performance management. She is also a permanent member of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), New Delhi. Prior to Ph. D, she worked in industry for around 4 years.

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Scopus Id- 57201954328

Researcher ID- J-8826-2018


Teaching and Research Interest

  • Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Critical Thinking and Communication for Managers, Negotiation Management and Positive Organizational Scholarship

Research and Consultancy Projects

Awards And Honours

  • Winner of Best Ph.D. Thesis Presentation Award in Shodh-2022 (6th Doctoral Conference on Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Research: Emerging Paradigms) organized by Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India (Date: 25 March 2022).
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-2015)
  • Awarded with Junior & Senior Research Fellow (JRF UGC, 2015)


Research Papers Published in Reputed International Journals (Peer Reviewed)

  • Dahiya, R. (2022). Interpersonal forgiveness and employee life satisfaction: The role of affect at work. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 30(2), 1934–8835.
  • Dahiya, R., & Raghuvanshi, J. (2022). Measure human capital because people really matter: development and validation of human capital scale (HuCapS). International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 71(6), 2235–2261.
  • Dahiya, R. (2022). Insecure people can eclipse your sun; so identify before it is too late: revisit to the nexus between job insecurity, organizational identification and employee performance behaviour, Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 10(1), 1–16.
  • Dahiya, R., & Raghuvanshi, J. (2022). Validation of innovative work behaviour scale: Indian apparel manufacturing sector. Asia Pacific Management Review, 27(2), 120–136.
  • Dahiya, R. (2022). Life satisfaction model of intention to contribute in sustainability: through the lenses of servant leadership theory. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 16(1), 61–81.
  • Dahiya, R., & Raghuvanshi, J. (2022). Pay Attention to those who are not epidemiology affected by COVID-19 Pandemic. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 50(2), 29–39.
  • Raghuvanshi, J., Shukla, D., & Dahiya, R. (2022). Parameters for selecting the partners in locally owned renewable energy small-scale project for achieving energy security in Atlantic Canada. Energy for Sustainable Development, 68, 512–524.
  • Dahiya, R., & Raghuvanshi, J. (2021). Do values reflect what is important? Exploring the nexus between work values, work engagement and job burnout. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, DOI 10.1108/IJOA-02-2021-2608.
  • Dahiya, R. (2021). Refusing to forgive is your own loss: relationship between forgiveness and employee happiness. International Journal of Business Excellence, 25(2), 261–276.
  • Dahiya, R., & Raghuvanshi, J. (2021). Happiness at work: a multi-criteria decision-making approach, Journal of Indian Business Research, 13(4), 459–482.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2020). Forgiveness in Indian organizations: A revisit of the heartland forgiveness scale. Current Psychology, 39(6), 2174–2191.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2020). Validation of satisfaction with life scale in the Indian manufacturing sector. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, 12(3/4), 251–268.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2020). Relationship between forgiveness at work and life satisfaction: Indian manufacturing organisations. International Journal of Business Excellence, 21(3), 359–377.
  • Dahiya, R. (2020). Does organisational sustainability policies affect environmental attitude of employees? The missing link of green work climate perceptions. Business Strategy & Development, 3(3), 395–403.
  • Dahiya, R. (2020). Does virtue in the organisation affect happiness of employees? International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 21(4), 459–477.
  • demographical differences in life satisfaction: Indian manufacturing sector. International Journal of Business Excellence, 22(2), 247–261.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2019). Linking forgiveness at work and negative affect. South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, 6(2), 222–241.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2019). Relationship between forgiveness at work and positive affect: the role of age as a moderator. International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, 5(3), 247–268.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2019). Validation of the positive and negative affect schedule (PANAS) among employees in Indian manufacturing and service sector organizations. Industrial and Commercial Training, 51(3), 184–194.

Chapters Published in Edited Books:

  • Dahiya, R. (2021). Enhancing Employee Happiness: Branding as an Employer of Choice, in Rana, G., Agarwal, S., Sharma, S. (Eds.), Employer Branding for Competitive Advantage: Models and Implementation Strategies - Information Technology, Management and Operations Research Practices (pp. 157–168). CRC Press: Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Dahiya, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2018). Employee Happiness a Valuable Tool to Drive Organizations. In Yadav, M., Tridevi, S. K., Kumar, A, and Rangnekar, S. (Eds.), Harnessing Human Capital Analytics for Competitive Advantage (pp. 24–54). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers


Conferences Attended and Research Papers Presented in Abroad

  • Smart Life and Dynamic Changes: 18th International Conference on IT Applications and Management held at Shanghai, China (Aug 4-Aug 8, 2017).
  • 48th Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute Theme: Innovative Decision Making: Research & Practices held at Washington, USA (Nov 18- Nov 20, 2017).

National and International Conferences Attended and Paper Presentations in India

  • 8th International Conference on Sustainability (SUSCON 2021) held at Indian Institute of Management Shillong (July 26- July 30, 2021)
  • First PAN IIT International Management Conference 2018 held at Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand (Nov 30 – Dec 2, 2018).
  • International Conference on Research and Business Sustainability 2017 held at IIT Roorkee, Greater Noida Campus (16-17 Dec 2017).
  • 17th Global Conference on Transforming Organizations through Flexible Management, held at Glogift Society, Delhi School of Management, DTU, New Delhi (11-13 Dec 2017).
  • Business Excellence for Sustaining High Performance: 4th Regional Conference of Indian Society for Training and Development held at Dehradun. (8-9 Dec, 2017).
  • International Conference on Global Trends in Business and Sustainability Research 2016 held at IIT Roorkee, Greater Noida Campus (2-4 Dec, 2016).
  • National Seminar on Contemporary Issues and Challenges I Commerce, Management and Technologies Sponsored by Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Haryana, held at DAV Centenary College, NIT, Faridabad (7-8 February, 2014).
  • Need for Value Education in Modern Era, IIIrd National Seminar held at Manav Rachna College of Education, Faridabad (25 April, 2013)

Books and Book Chapters

Case Studies