Organisational Behavior & Human Resource Management

About the Area

Effective people management plays a critical role in the success of every organization. The ability to collaborate, motivate, and lead is of paramount importance for managerial success. The mission of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Area of NITIE is to educate and develop these critical skills in future managers and employees of organizations. The Area also conducts cutting-edge research on topics that explore how human interactions can contribute to developing and sustaining effective and satisfying workplaces as well as employee well-being.The OB-HRM area also offers course on entrepreneurship, contributing to knowledge, skills and attitude needed to exercise general manager responsibilities as an entrepreneur as well as encouraging budding entrepreneurs.

The Area at NITIE is composed of faculty who are trained in psychology, management and labor relations. The faculty are active scholars, and many hold research and teaching awards. The Area faculty are active in professional organizations such as the Academy of Management, Society of Human Resource Management and International Society for Small Business & Enterprise,National Academy of Psychology and Indian Society of training & Development.

Outreach Activities

Our area contributes significantly to the Institute by conducting successful Management Development Programmes (MDP), Unit Based Programmes (UBP), and Consulting assignments. The MDPs are offered based on the expertise of faculty members in areas such as leadership, team building, emotional intelligence, and analytics. Company's offer focussed industry-specific training programmes, UBP, for managers. Area contributes extensively in institute’s consulting assignments on areas like manpower planning, restructuring, and competency mapping.

Core Courses

Fellow Programme

  • Organization Theories Theories Structure and Design

PG level programmes

  • Business Communication
  • Ethical Aspects of business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

Electives Courses

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Competency Assessment and Development
  • Corporate Leadership Development
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • HR Analytics
  • Labour Laws and Managing Industrial Relations
  • Managing Your Career
  • Negotiations Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Positive Psychology in Organization
  • Principles of Organization and Management
  • Soft Skill Development
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Theories and Assessment of personality
  • Training and Development

Area Faculty

  • Prof. Upasna A. AgarwalProf. Upasna A. Agarwal
  • Prof. Sumi JhaProf. Sumi Jha
  • Prof. Nikhil K. MehtaProf. Nikhil K. Mehta
  • Prof. Shree Kumar NairProf. Shree Kumar Nair
  • Prof. T. PrasadProf. T. Prasad
  • Prof. Dinesh K. SrivastavaProf. Dinesh K. Srivastava
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