Our Faculty

Sujit Sekhar Moharana

Assistant Professor
  •  PhD – Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  •  MBA – HRM – Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar
  •  MTech – Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  •  BTech – Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Odisha

Dr. Sujit Sekhar Moharana is a BTech (IGIT, Sarang), MTech (IIT Kharagpur), MBA – HRM (XIMB), and PhD (IIM Lucknow). Subsequent to completion of his doctoral studies he joined IIM Ranchi as an Assistant Professor and is actively engaged in teaching and research activities. In terms of research, his interests primarily deal with examining the effects of dark traits on various domains of individual functioning and has published in top tier journals. He has recently coauthored a book on Contemporary Organizational Behavior dealing with multiple aspects of Micro and Macro aspects of Indian organizations. In terms of teaching at IIM Ranchi, he is engaged in the subjects of Macro Organizational Behavior, Occupational Testing & Measurement, Total Rewards Management, Competency Mapping & Assessment Centers, and Principles of Management. Further, he has also undertaken teaching assignments as a visiting faculty at IIM Lucknow covering the courses of Designing Work Organizations. Apart from academics, Dr. Sujit is an avid stock market enthusiast and regularly trades the market. Having an intimate knowledge of human behavior, he endeavors to combine these learnings with real world market behavior and regularly brings these insights to his classes. In the future, Dr. Sujit is interested in studying the effect of dark triad on upper echelon behavior and subsequent organizational outcomes in the Indian corporate organizations.

Teaching Areas

  • Macro Organizational Behaviour, Competency Management

Research Area

  • Personality Psychology
  • Person Situation Interactions
  • Discounting Behavior


  • Paper titled “Dispositional Greed and its dark allies: An investigation among prospective managers” published in Personality & Individual Differences (ABDC – A).