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Shailendra Singh
Shailendra Singh
  • OB & HRM


  • Ph.D. (Organizational Behavior) IIT Kanpur'87
  • MA (Psychology), First Class, University of Allahabad'81
  • LL.B. University of Delhi'93

Teaching Areas

MBA Programme:
  1. Organizational Behaviour
  2. Human Resource Management
  3. Business Law
  4. Human Resource Development
  5. Labour Legislation
  6. Industrial Relations
  7. Recruitment and Selection
  8. Strategic Management
  9. Leadership Discovery
Doctoral Level:
  1. Pedagogy
  2. Psychometric Methods
  3. Advanced Micro Organizational Behavior
  4. Organization Development and Change
  5. Advanced Human Resources Management

National/ International Teaching/ Research Experiences

  • More than 30 years of Post Ph.D teaching, research and academic administration.
  • Director (March 2017-Present) Indian Institute of Management Ranchi
  • Professor (August 2001-Present) - On Leave Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Associate Professor (March 1998-August 2001) Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Reader (January 1994-March 1998) Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad
  • Faculty Member (August 1990-January 1994) Northern India Banks Staff Training College, New Delhi
  • Assistant Professor (December 1986 - August 1990) Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, New Delhi

Training & Consulting Areas:

  • Stress Management
  • Work Motivation
  • Leadership Styles and Organizational Effectiveness
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management of Conflicts
  • Disciplinary Action and Procedure
  • Customer Need Evaluation
  • Women Managers
  • Communication Skills  
  • Preventive Maintenance of Human Relations
  • Team Building
  • Personal Growth through Emotional Intelligence
  • Personal Growth through Self Exploration
  • Leadership for Education Managers
  • Mentoring

Current Research Interests:

  • Diversity Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employer Branding
  • Global Competitiveness
  • High Performance Organizations
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring Processes
  • Organizational Citizenship Behaviour
  • Organizational Identification
  • Organizational Justice
  • Positive Organizational Behaviour
  • Power and Politics
  • Stress Management
  • Values and Ethics

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

  1. Global Competition and Competitiveness of Indian Corporates. New Delhi: Macmillan (Edited) (2012).
  2. High Performing Organizations: Key Issues and Strategic Alternatives. New Delhi: New Age International (Edited) (2002).
  3. NIPM Research Series: Determinants of organizational commitment. New Delhi: Wiley & NIPM (1992) (Co-author with B.R. Sharma).
  4. Organizational Stress and Executive Behaviour, New Delhi: Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources (1990).
  5. Executive under stress: Exploration in the structure and dynamics. New Delhi: Classical Publication Company (This is Ph.D. Thesis, Awarded by HSS Deptt. IIT Kanpur, Thesis supervisor: Dr. Arvind K. Sinha. This thesis received publication award from ICSSR New Delhi) (1990).
In Press:
  1. Shukla, A. and Singh, S. (In Press). Facet of academic excellence in management education: Conceptualization and instrument development in India. Studies in Higher Education
  1. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2015). Leadership and creative performance behaviours in R & D Laboratories. Examining the mediating role of Justice perceptions. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 22(1), 21-36.
  2. Shukla, A. & Singh, S. (2015). Psychological ownership: Scale development and validation in the Indian context. Int. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management, 10(2), 230-251.
  3. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2014). Psychological capital as a mediator of the relationship between leadership and creative performance behaviors: empirical evidence from the Indian R&D sector. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(10), 1373-1394.
  4. Shukla, A. & Singh, S. (2014). Employee involvement and flexible role orientation: A moderated mediated model. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 49 (4), 663-676.
  5. Shukla, A. & Singh, S. (2014). The role of psychological ownership in linkage between organizational justice and citizenship behaviour: evidence from India, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management. 9(2), 248-266.
  6. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2013). An empirical study of study of the dimensionality of organizational justice and its relationship with organizational citizenship behaviour in Indian context. International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 24, 1277-1299.
  7. Gupta, V. & Singh, S., Khatri, N. (2013). Creativity in research and development laboratories: a new scale for leader behaviours. IIMB Management Review, 25, 83-90.
  8. Shukla, A. & Singh, S. (2013). Psychological capital and citizenship behaviour: Evidence from Telecom sector in India. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 49, 97-110.
  9. Shukla, A. & Singh, S. (2013). Linking job autonomy and turnover intention through psychological ownership. In Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Social Sciences, and Management and Human Behaviour (SMHB). Zurich, Switzerland, pp.57-61.(doi.10.3850/978-981-07-7965-8_74).
  10. Jauhari, H. & Singh, S. (2013). Perceived diversity climate and employee' organizational loyalty. Equality Diversity and Inclusion. 32, 262-276.
  11. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2013). Developing a scale for measuring ability-based Emotional intelligence in Indian context. Int. J. Indian Culture and Business Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, 274-299.
  12. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2013). How leaders impact employee creativity: A study of Indian R&D Laboratories. Management Research Review, 36(1), 66-88.
  13. Kumar, M., Singh, S., Rai, H., & Bhattacharya, A. (2012). Measuring humane orientation through social exchange and organizational identification facilitation and control of burnout and intent to quit. International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behaviour, 15(4), 520-547.
  14. Gupta, V. & Singh, S. (2012). Empirical evaluation of dimensionality of organizational citizenship behaviour for Indian business context. Psychological Studies, 57(4), 392-403.
  15. Kumar, M. & Singh, S. (2012). Role of Perceived exchange quality and organizational identification in predicting turnover intention. IIMB Management Review, 24, 5-15.
  16. Singh, S. (2012). Enhancing organizational competitiveness: Role of organizational culture. In S.Singh (Ed.), Global competition and competitiveness of Indian Corporates. (pp. 67-82). New Delhi: Macmillan.
  17. Kumar, M. & Singh, S. (2012). Leader-member exchange and perceived organizational justice. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 47(2), 277-289.
  18. Gupta, V. & Singh, S.(2011). Development of A Causal Framework Linking Leadership To Employee Creativity. Southern Management Association SMA_2011 Proceedings-Page00132.
  19. Singh, S. & Singh, V.P. (2011). Performance of health care organizations: Can organizational culture make difference? In Pandey, J., Sinha, T.N., & Sinha, A.K. (Eds.), Dialogue for Development.(pp.75-87). New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company.
  20. Gupta, V. & Singh, S.(2010). Developing a set of high performance HRM practices and exploring its relationship with OCB and organizational justice. Southern Management Association (SMA) Proceedings, p0464
  21. Sinha, J. B. P., Singh, S., Gupta, P., Srivastava, K. B. L. & Sinha, R. B. N. et al. (2010). An exploration of the Indian mindset Psychological Studies (March 2010), 55(1):3-17.
  22. Singh, K. & Singh, S. (2010) Emotional Intelligence of communication for Enhancing Agricultural Productivity. SBR, 1(1), 61-64.
  23. Singh, S. & Kumar, S. (2009). Readiness to compete globally: A case study of NTPC. In Kumar, K. & Bhatt, P.R. (Eds.), Global competition and competitiveness of Indian Corporates: Measurement and Analysis (pp.282-301). New Delhi: Macmillan.
  24. Kumar, S. & Singh, S. (2009). Readiness to compete globally: A case study of DMRC. In Kumar, K. & Bhatt, P.R. (Eds.), Global competition and competitiveness of Indian Corporates: Measurement and Analysis (pp.265-281). New Delhi: Macmillan.
  25. Singh, S. (2008). Network of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: A Facilitating Organization of micro-enterprise and self-help groups. In S. Bhargava (Ed.), Entrepreneurial Management. New Delhi: Sage.
  26. Singh, S.K. & Singh, S. (2008). Managing role stress through emotional intelligence: a study of Indian medico professionals. Int. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management, 1 (4), 377-396.
  27. Singh, S., Singh, K.N., & Bhattacharya, A. (2008). High performance organizations: Relationship with human resource policies and practices. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 43(4), 507-527.
  28. Kumar, S. & Singh, S. (2007). Customer service and the dilemma of product warranty: A case of Fast Track Motor India Limited. Asian Journal of Management Cases, 4(1), 27-43.
  29. Singh, S. & Bhattacharya, A. (2007). Work values scale: A confirmatory factor analytic study. Asia Pacific Business Review, 3(2), 93-101.
  30. Kumar, S. & Singh, S. (2006). Indian nationalized banks: An empirical study on factors influencing competitiveness. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 42(1), 73-90.
  31. Singh, S. (2006). Emotional intelligence among junior leaders: Relationship with organizational citizenship. In P. Singh, J. Bhatanagar, & A. Bhandarker (Eds.), Future of work: Mastering challenge (pp.253-270). New Delhi: Excel Books.
  32. Sinha, J.B.P., Bhupatkar, A.P., Anand, Gupta, P., Gupta, R.K. , Panda, A., Singh, S., Singh-Sengupta, S., Sinha, R.B.N. & Srinivas, E.S. (2004). Facets of societal and organizational cultures and managers work related thoughts and feelings. Psychology in Developing Society, 16(1), 1-25.
  33. Rameshan, P. & Singh, S. (2005). Quality of services of primary health centres: Health Care delivery managers' perspective. In. R. Padaki, N.M. Agarwal, C. Balaji, Gopal P. Mahapatra (Ed.), Emerging Asia: An HR Agenda (pp. 173-186).
  34. Singh, S. Sridhar, K.S. (2005). Educational outcomes: DPEP or 'Catching Up'? Economic and Political Weekly. Vol XL, 35, 3863-3873.
  35. Rameshan, P. & Singh, S. (2005). Quality of the health delivery system: A case on The customer orientation of primary health centres. Journal of Health Management, 7(2), 187-206.
  36. Singh, S. (2004). Development of a measure of emotional intelligence. Psychological Studies, Vol. 49 136-141.
  37. Singh, S. (2004). Power dynamics: Manager's power and perception of their Subordinates' behaviour. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. , 3(1), 117-125.
  38. Singh, S. & Singh, K. (2004). Managing value based ethical behaviour in business and Governance. Review of Business Research, 3(1), 22-30.
  39. Rameshan, P. & Singh, S. (2004).Quality of service of primary health centres: Insight from a field study. Vikapa, 29 (3), 71-82.
  40. Singh, S. (2003). Leadership in high performance organizations. In S. Bhargava (Ed.), Transformational leadership: Value based management for Indian organizations. New Delhi: Response.
  41. Singh, S. (2002). Emotional intelligence for high performance. In S. Singh (Ed.), High performance organizations: Key issues and strategic alternatives. New Delhi: New Age International.
  42. Sridhar, K. S. & Singh, S. (2002). Demand for government and private schools: Evidence from rural India. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration.
  43. Singh, S. & Sridhar, K.S. (2002). Trends in enrolment and retention. Economic and Political Weekly.
  44. Singh, S. (2001). Executive behaviour at work: Relationship with locus of control. Management Dynamics.
  45. Singh, S. (2001). Reengineering organizational culture for high performance. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations.
  46. Singh, S. & Shukla, A. (2000). Mentoring for HRD, Productivity.
  47. Singh, S. (2000). Relationship between managers' authority, power, and perception of their sub-ordinates behaviour, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations.
  48. Singh, S. & Saxena, S.C. (2000). Women entrepreneurs of eastern U.P.: Challenges and strategies of empowerment, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations.
  49. Singh, S. (2000). Competence building for high performance. In HRD Network (Ed.), Going global: Leveraging human potential. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill.
  50. Singh, S. (1999). Work values and organizational behaviour. In U.N. Dash and U. Jain (1999). Perspectives in psychology and social development. New Delhi: Concept.
  51. Singh, S. (1999). Stress and burnout : How to manage? Business Manager, 2(2).
  52. Singh, S (1998). Behaviour in organizations: Relationship with work values, Trends in Social Science Research, 5(1).
  53. Singh, S. (1997). Stress-Health Relationship: Role of Empowerment, Trends in Social Science Research, 4(1), 243-248.
  54. Singh, S. (1997). Stress Management through empowerment. Labour and Management Studies.
  55. Singh, S. (1996). Executive Unionism. Udyog Pragati.
  56. Singh, S. (1995). Relationship of caste with intelligence and educational performance: An ecological reinterpretation. Educo-Ecology.
  57. Singh, S. (1992). Reflections on Stress. Management and Labour Studies.
  58. Singh, S. (1992). Indiscipline in Banks: Is there a way out? Social Engineer.
  59. Singh, S. and Sharma, A. (1992). Organizational Stress and Job Behaviour. In Tandon Arya (Ed.). Human Resource Development, New Delhi: Deep and Deep.
  60. Singh, S. (1991). Frustration among executives: Relationship with job stress. Management Labour Studies.
  61. Singh, S. (1991). Employee participation in management: Case of managerial employees. Decision.
  62. Sharma, B.R. & Singh, S. (1991). Determinants organizational commitment: Comparison of public and private sector managers. Personnel Today.
  63. Singh, S. (1991). Strained executives: Search for some preventive measures. DEI Journal of Education and Psychology.
  64. Singh, S. (1991). Executive under stress: Search for some preventive measures. Social Science International.
  65. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1990). Structure of stress experiences. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 27(2), 112-118.
  66. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1989). Stress performance relationship: A resentment. In A.K. Dalal and A.K. Singh (eds.), Psychology in Human Resources Development: Psychological Perspective (pp.23-27). Gurgaon: Academic Press.
  67. Singh, S. (1989). Profile of stress experiences: Variations across ownership and management levels. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 24(4), 385-398.
  68. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1989). On managing work ethic. P.U. Management Review.
  69. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1989). Job stress and perceived organizational characteristics. Management and Labour Studies, 14(3), 131-142.
  70. Singh, S. (1988). Stress and performance: The evidence Vikalpa, 13(1), 69-72.
  71. Singh, S. (1988). Frustration in organizations: Relationship with organizational climate. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 23(4), 446-46.
  72. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1988). Work ethic and locus of control among Indian Managers. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 25(2), 9-10.
  73. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1987). Dimensions of strategies of coping with job related stress. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 24, 26-29.
  74. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1987). Organizational stress as determinants of certain job behaviours. Management Development, 16(2), 33-52.
  75. Shukla, A., Singh, S. Kaur, P., and Sinha, A.K. (1987). Superiors' leadership style. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 13(2), 89-94.
  76. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1986). Stress at work: Some personal and organizational and correlates of perceived time urgency and challenge in work. Psychological Studies, 31(1), 48-50.
  77. Sinha, A.K., Singh, S., & Shukla, A. (1986). Structure of locus of control in Indian executives: Is it different. Psychological Studies, 31(2), 130-135.
  78. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1986). Relationship of coping strategies with job related strain. Advances in Psychology, 1(1), 8-15.
  79. Singh, S. and Sinha, A.K. (1986). Relative importance of social deprivation, intelligence, punctuality and ethnicity in predicting educational achievement. Psychologia, 29(3), 175-181.
  80. Singh, S. (1985). Perceived self-efficacy and intellectual performance among socially disadvantaged students. Journal of Social Psychology, 125, 267-268.
  81. Singh, S. and Mishra, G. (1985). Effect of competence manipulation on cognitive performance and persistence in relation to social-economic deprivation. Psychological Studies, 30, 12-16.
  82. Sinha, A.K., Kumar, P., Shasrabudhe, H.V. and Singh, S. (1985). Effect of surface properties on perception of illuminated objects. Proceedings of International AMSE Conference "Modelling and Simulation", 4, 61-68.
  83. Singh, S. (1984). Managerial turnover: Perceived causes and consequences, Indian Journal of Applied Psychology 21, 209-24


  • Best Professor in Human Resource Management at 20th Dewang Mehta Business School Award
  • Invited Member of Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, USA
  • Indian Council of Social Science Research Publication Grant Award for Ph.D.
  • Dissertation titled "Executives under Stress: Explorations in the Structure and Dynamics"
  • Senior Research Fellow at IIT Kanpur
  • Junior Research Fellow at IIT Kanpur
  • Principal's Medal for securing First Position in the BA 1st and 2nd Year at ISD College, Allahabad University
  • National Scholarship at Intermediate and Graduation
  • UP Government Scholarship at High School
  • Government Model School's Junior High School Scholarship.