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Prof. Chandra Sekhar

Prof. Chandra Sekhar

PhD, ABV-IIITM Gwalior; MBA (HRM & Finance) ABV-IIITM Gwalior; BBA (HONS) SHIATS Allahabad


Contact: 011-41242474

Total Years of Experience

2 years and 8 Months

Brief description of Experience

He has a PhD in the area of Human Resource Management where he studied the Human Resource Dimensions and Firm Performance. His research aims to develop insights about the role of mediators viz. Management innovation, Employee Stock Options, HR flexibility etc. in the relationship between HR dimensions and firm performance. He has published his work in International Journals and conferences of repute and doctoral consortium - COSMAR (IISc Bangalore), Society of Operation Management conference, Indian Academy of Management Conference, to name a few. He has attended many academic writings workshop, MHRD Sponsored QIP short-term course, faculty development programme (FDP) and management development program at institute of national repute ranging from IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Kharagpur, ABV-IIITM Gwalior to name a few. He has received ‘University Gold Medal’ in academics for his outstanding performance at graduation level. Additionally, he is a recipient of ‘Best Management Article Award’ for article of the month at IBS Hyderabad, and ‘Best Poster Presentation’ Award at ABV-IIITM Gwalior.

Research Interest Areas

Strategic HRM, Human Capital, Sustainable HRM, Flexible Working Agendas, Gossips in Organization.

Consulting Interest Areas

High performance work system, HR flexibility, Sustainability Agendas.

Selected Publications

1) Sekhar, C., Krishna, S., Kayal, G., & Rana, N. P. (2021). Does Brand Credibility Matter? The case of Organic Food Products. British Food Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print., [SSCI, Impact Factor-2.518, ABDC-B]
2) Sekhar, C. (2021). Do High-commitment Work Systems Engage Employees? Mediating Role of Psychological Capital. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print., [SCOPUS, ABS, ABDC-B, ESCI]
3) Sekhar, C., & Raina, R. (2021). Towards more sustainable future: assessment of sustainability literacy among the future managers in India. Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print., [SCIE, Impact Factor-3.219]
4) Sekhar, C. (2020). The inclusion of sustainability in management education institutions: Assessing critical barriers using the DEMATEL method. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 21(2), 200-227. [SSCI, Impact Factor-2.854, A+ in Education]
5) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M., & Vyas, V. (2018). Linking work engagement to job performance through flexible human resource management. Advances in Developing Human Resource, 20(1), 72-87. [SCOPUS, ABS, ABDC-C, ESCI]
6) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M., & Vyas, V. (2017). Causal modelling of HR flexibility and firm performance in Indian IT industries. Journal of Modelling in Management, 12(4), 631-651. [SCOPUS, ABS, ABDC-C, ESCI]
7) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M. & Vyas, V. (2017). Study of intellectual capital dimensions in IT industry using DEMATEL method. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 16(3), 1750022-1750045. [SCOPUS, ABS, ABDC-C, ESCI]
8) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M., & Vyas, V. (2017). Evolution of futuristic organisation with human capital management: A perspective. International Journal of Business Performance Management, 18(4), 459-475. [SCOPUS, ABS, ABDC-C, ESCI]
9) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M., & Vyas, V. (2017). Causal modelling between human capital and firm performance indicators: An IT industries perspective. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 14(3), 277-294. [SCOPUS, ABS]
10) Sekhar, C., Patwardhan, M., & Vyas, V. (2016). A study of HR flexibility and firm performance: A perspective from IT industries. Global Journal of Flexible System Management, 17(1), 57-75. [SCOPUS]
11) Roy, A., Sekhar, C., & Vyas, V. (2016). Barriers to internationalization: A study of small and medium enterprises in India. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 14(4), 513-538. [SCOPUS, ESCI]

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