About Us

Name : Dr. Ginni Chawla

Function : Assistant Professor

Email : ginni@iift.edu


Ph.D. (2016), in Industrial Relations from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad

NET & JRF (2010), in Labor Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour & Social Welfare/Human Resource Management from University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi

Academic Awards/Achievements and Recognition

  • Participated in the IM Nanavati Research Awards (2019) and secured First Position in the Best Research Publication Category for paper titled ‘Employability and Innovation: Development of a Scale’, on January, 2019.
  • Letter of Appreciation for providing ‘insightful and informative comments that are worthy of being incorporated in the book and that would help in the product development process’, from McGraw Hill Publishers for Reviewing the Book entitled ‘Essentials of Management’ by Koontz, in October 2018.
  • Memento from Session Chair as Token of Appreciation for paper presented at the 4th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (IAM) Conference, organized by IAM in association with Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM - L), held at IIM-L Noida Campus, from December 11 – 13, 2015.
  • Best Paper of the Session Award for paper presented at the International Conference on Management & Humanities, organized by International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC), held at Dubai, UAE, on April 4 and 5, 2014.
  • Memento from College Principal (2010), Allahabad for Academic Excellence.

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Teaching Interest/s:

Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Organizational Change and Development, International Business Negotiations, Cross-cultural Communication 

Research Interest/s:

Industrial Relations, Management Graduate Employability, Employee Retention, Talent Management, Innovative HR Practices

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor - HR/OB/BC, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi.
  • Assistant Professor - HR/OB, LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Formerly Thapar University), Patiala.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of HR & OB, School of Business (SoB), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.
  • Branch Service Partner, Yes Bank Ltd., Bandra (W) Branch, Mumbai.

Visiting Assignment Undertaken 

  • Taught a course on ‘Organizational Change and Development’ to MBA students at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Formerly Thapar University), Patiala, Punjab, during Fall Semester (Jul-Dec), 2018.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Program Director, MDP on  "Cross-Cultural Communication" for the Officers of TVS Motors, Bangalore, Year - 2019.
  • Program Director, Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade (PGDIT) for CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar) Countries, Sessions 2018-19.
  • Member, AACSB (Standard 3) - Financial Strategies and Allocation of Resources, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, November, 2018 onwards.

International Visits/Assignments

Europe - France; Spain; Portugal

Asia - Malaysia; Singapore; United Arab Emirates - Dubai; Thailand Bangkok, Phuket


Case developed for Teaching Purposes

  1. Chawla, G., Singh, T., Agarwal, S., and Singh, R. (2018, Aug). Resolving an Inevitable Crisis: Whose Stake is it? Global Business Review (ISSN: 09721509), Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 1 - 20. [Scopus Indexed, UGC J No. 27951; Peer Reviewed and ABDC Listed - C category]
  2. Tyagi, R., Narang, S. P. S., Chawla, G. (2019, April-June). Selection Process: The Interview Confusion. IIFT Focus (ISSN 0972-2076), 21(2). Accepted for Publication. [Peer Reviewed]

Papers Published in Journals

  1. Chawla G., Singh, T., Singh R. (n.d.). Operationalizing the Antecedents and Outcomes of Union Participation in the Indian Context. Journal of Indian Business Research (ISSN: 1755-4195), Accepted for Publication with Minor Revisions on Aug 7, 2019. [Peer Reviewed and ABDC Listed – C Category].
  2. Najla, A., Mahrane, H., and Chawla, G. (n.d.). Social Performance of the Company: An Explanation Centralized on the Social and Technological Factors. EuroMed Journal of Business (ISSN: 1450-2194), Accepted for Publication in July 2019. [Scopus Indexed, Peer Reviewed and ABDC Listed – C Category, UGC J No. 20193]
  3. Chawla, G., Singh, T., Singh R., Agarwal, S. (2018). Worker Participation in Union Activities: A Conceptual Review. Personnel Review (ISSN: 0048-3486), Vol. 47, Issue 1, pp. 206-226. [SSCI Listed, Scopus Indexed, UGC J No. 26605, Peer Reviewed and ABDC Listed – A Category, 5-year Impact Factor (2016): 1.853, 2016 Impact Factor: 1.427]
  4. Chawla, G., Tyagi, R., Agarwal, S., and Rupali, S. (2018, Jul-Sep). Self-Help Groups as Influencers of Entrepreneurial Intentions among Women: Building a Conceptual Model. Indian Journal of Training and Development (ISSN: 09715592), Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 31-39. [Peer Reviewed, UGC J. No. 20893].
  5. Agarwal, S., Chawla, G., and Singh, R. (2017). Innovations in Human Resource Practices: Measurement Development & Validation, International Journal of Innovation Science(ISSN: 1757-2223), Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. pp. 396 - 416. [Scopus Indexed, ESCI Indexed, Peer Reviewed; UGC J No. 22972].
  6. Tyagi, R. and Chawla, G. (2017). Education through Information and Communication Technology: Student Perspective on the Blended Learning. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (ISSN: 2010-3646), Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 212-216. [Peer Reviewed].
  7. Singh, R., Chawla, G., Agarwal, S. and Desai, A. (2017). Employability and Innovation: Development of a Scale. International Journal of Innovation Science (ISSN: 1757-2223), Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 20 – 37. [Scopus Indexed, ESCI Indexed, Peer Reviewed; UGC J No. 22972].
  8. Singh, T., Nandan, S. and Chawla, G. (2015). HR Service Dimensions of Quality of Work Life Factors: IT Enabled Services Perspectives in India. Int. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management (ISSN:1753-0806), Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 460-475. [Peer Reviewed and ABDC Indexed - C category; UGC J No.47404].
  9. Singh, T., and Chawla, G. (2015). Antecedents and Consequences of Union Participation: A Review. International Journal of Advanced Management Sciences (ISSN: 2168-0787), Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 44-49. [Peer Reviewed; UGC J No. 64587].
  10. Singh, T., Chawla, G. & Mishra, A. (2012). Unions and Managerial Associations in Indian Organizations: A Case Study of Selected Organizations. Journal of Organization and Human Behaviour (ISSN: 2277-3274), Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 9-18. [Peer Reviewed; UGC J No. 48141].

Publications in Book Chapters

  1. Singh, R., and Chawla, G., Sharma, P. (2019). A Snapshot of Industrial Relations Scenario in India (Chapter 29). In Emerging Perspectives in Theory, Research & Practices in Management (pp. 293 - 298), Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Billberry.studio (ISBN: 978-81-937673-3-7). [Peer Reviewed].
  2. Agarwal, S., and Chawla, G. (2018). A Theoretical Perspective on Innovative Human Resource Management. In Management Research &Innovation (pp. 407 - 416), New Delhi: Bharti Publications (ISBN: 978-93-86608-58-1). [Peer Reviewed].
  3. Singh, R., Chawla, G. and Desai, A. (2017). Job Satisfaction and Teacher’s Retention: Critical Review of Indian Management Education. Management Education for Global Leadership (pp.137 - 157), Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global Book Publishers (E-ISBN: 9781522510147). [Scopus Indexed and Peer Reviewed].
  4. Chawla, G.(2015). HR Strategies for Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce: A Conceptual Study. Advances in Management and Technology: Mapping Strengths with Opportunities (pp.196-203), New Delhi: McGraw Hill Education (ISBN: 93-392-2075-7). [Peer Reviewed].

Publications in Conference Proceedings

  1. Jain, P., Arushi, Chawla, G., Tandon, A. (2019). The Merit Pay Dilemma at Nearbuy.com. Proceedings of the International Conference on Management Cases, Bloomsbury Publishing.
  2. Gannouni, K., Cherif, A., HOFAIDHLLAOUI, M., Chawla, G. (2019). Self-Perceived Employability and Academic Engagement in Higher Education. Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM 2019) Conference(ISSN 2466-7498 and ISBN 978-2-9602195-1-7)
  3. Kallakuri, R., Bahuguna, P.C. and Chawla, G. (2017). Riding the Oil Tides: Strategies for Oil and Gas Companies. Business Environment of Infrastructure Challenges and Way Forward (pp. 574 - 587). Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ISSN: 978-1-63535-614-4).
  4. Chawla, G., Singh, R. and Agarwal, S. (2015). Determinants of Graduate Employability: Development of a Scale. Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Management & Information Systems, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN: 9789385436895).

Paper Presentations at Conferences

International Conferences outside India

  • European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, organized by EURAM, held at ISCTE-IUL University, Lisbon, Portugal, from June 26 - 28, 2019.
  • 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences and Innovation (ICSSI 2016), organized by the IEDRC, held at Hong Kong, China, from December 6 - 8, 2016.
  • International Conference on Business Management and Information Systems (ICBMIS), organized by IJACP in association with IMT Ghaziabad (India), held at National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, from November 17 - 20, 2015.
  • International Conference on Management & Humanities (ICMH), organized by International Economics Development and Research Center, held at Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on April 4 & 5, 2014.

International Conferences in India

  • International Conference on Management Cases (ICMC), organized by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Noida, Uttar Pradesh, from December 5-6, 2019.
  • International Conference on Advances in Theory, Research & Practices in Management (GLSU-ATRPM 2019) organized by Faculty of Management, Gujarat Law Society (GLS) University, Ahmedabad, on February 23, 2019.
  • International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Innovation, Technology and Social Sciences (ICBITSS), organized by School of Management, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on June 1 and 2, 2018.
  • 5th International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ICMI), organized by College of Management & Economic Studies (CoMES), University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, from February 9 - 10, 2017.
  • 4th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (IAM) Conference, organized by IAM in association with Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L), held at IIM-L Noida Campus, from December 11 – 13, 2015.
  • International Conference on Advances in Management and Technology (ICAMT), organized by School of Management Studies (SMS), held at SMS, MNNIT Allahabad, from January 29 –31, 2015.

National Level

  • NAAC Sponsored National Level Conference on Higher Education, held at Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad, from April 12 -13, 2016.
  • The HR Summit on Managing Human Capital in Resurgence Times, held at Joseph School of Business Studies, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (formerly Allahabad Agriculture Institute) on March 12, 2010.

Professional / Academic Affiliations

Membership of Professional Bodies

European Academy of Management

Life Membership of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD, Allahabad Chapter)

Associate Membership of International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP)

External - Examination Paper Setting and Answer Sheet Evaluation 

Human Resource Management (MBA 302), December-2018 Examinations of MBA students of National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (under Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India), Sonepat, Haryana, India.

Invitations/Lectures/MDP Conducted

  • Invited Member - General Assembly of the European Academy of Management, 2019, held at ISCTE-IUL University, Lisbon, Portugal, on June 26 and 27, 2019.
  • Delivered Lecture on "HR in International Business" to Ph.D. scholars of The Department of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, on August 13, 2019.
  • Conducted MDP on "Cross-Cultural Communication" for the Officers of TVS Motors, Bangalore, at TVS Institute for Quality and Leadership Campus, Bangalore, on 22 and 23 August, 2019.