Shikha Bhardwaj

Shikha Bhardwaj
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Shikha Bhardwaj holds a Ph.D. in Management, M.Sc. in Industrial Psychology, and PGDM in HR. She has more than 15 years of experience in research, teaching, training, and consultancy in the area of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources. She is a certified Psychometric Trainer, Train the Trainer Expert, and Entrepreneur Educator. She has contributed significantly in several publication in national and international journals of repute. She was awarded the prestigious ‘Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card (COAS)' by GOC-in-C Western Command and recognized as ‘Accredited Management Teacher (AMT)’ by AIMA in the field of Human Resources. Her interests majorly include inter-disciplinary research in cross-cultural sensitivities, work dynamics issues, entrepreneurial behaviours, entrepreneurial attitude, EI, contemporary HR practices, etc. She handled several trainings on early career, mid-career, capacity building, and Leadership programmes for Public Sector Undertakings (PSU). She has been on the panel of QCFI, Women Entrepreneurship Council Member, and Women Innovation Entrepreneur Foundation.

Organisational Behaviour – II (IIM Sambalpur)

Organisational Development and Change Management (IIM Sambalpur)

Management Case Study

Gupta, Parul & Bhardwaj, Shikha (2019). Case study on “Starbucks – Striving to defend against the racism allegations”, IVEY Publishing.

Latest Article

Sharma, S. & Bhardwaj, S. (2019). Role of Emotional Intelligence in Entrepreneurial Intention, International Journal of Advance and Innovative Research, ISSN 2394-7780, Vol. 6, Issue 1 (XXI), Jan – Mar.

Sharma, S. & Bhardwaj, S. (2019). Entrepreneurial Mindset for Success: An interview-based Study in Delhi & NCR, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE).


Bhardwaj, S. & Patnaik, S. (2019). Challenges and Opportunities of People Analytics: Delphi method study.  IUP Journal of Management Research, Special Issue on "Management Imperatives for Sustainable Growth", ISSN 0972-5342 Jan.


Bhardwaj, S. & Singh, A. (2018). Factors affecting employee attrition among engineers and non-engineers in manufacturing industry, Journal Business & IT, Czech echnical University, Prague Vol. VII (2), pp. 26-34, DOI:


Bhardwaj, S. & Singh, A. (2018). Affective, Continuance and Normative Commitment among knowledge-based workforce its relationship and impact on ITES Industry, Journal of General Management Research, Bloomsbury India Publication, UGC listed, ISBN:9789387863224


Bhardwaj, S. & Sharma, V. (2017). A study on Multicultural communication in cross cultural teams at Workplace, BVIMSR Journal of Management Research, ISSN: 0976-4739, Vol-9, April.


Bhardwaj, S. & Singh, A. (2015). Tenure and Performance: A study on Middle managers, Managing Uncertainties of Business: A Strato-Techno Approach, ISBN: 978-93-5212-780-1, July.


Bhardwaj, S (2014). Emotional and Family Influences in succession planning of Family Owned Businesses wrt SMEs, Voice of Research Journal, ISSN 2277-7733, Vol -3, Issue 1, June.


Bhardwaj, S. & Gupta, S. (2014). A study on the Relationships between MBTI Psychological Types and MODE Conflict Style, Asian Journal of Management Research, ISSN 2229-3795, Volume 5 Issue 1-2, June.


Bhardwaj, S (2013). Understanding personality pattern among Postgraduate students: Using 16 PF, Journal of Management Science (IIMS) on, ISSN: 0976-030X(print)/ ISSN: 0976-173X (online), Dec.


Book Chapters

Industrial Relation (Part II), Publication: Vikas Publication, Chapters: Social Welfare, Collective Bargaining and Negotiation, ISBN: 9789325984622


Organization Behaviour, Publication: Vikas Publication, Chapters: Safety and efficiency, Industrial accidents and concept of efficiency.


Three chapters edited in Human Resource Development, by Ashwathapa, Mc Graw Publication


Indianization of Books - Leadership, 6e by Hughes and Training & Development, by Neo, McGraw Publication


Agripuse’18 Project under NABARD by GoI to support north eastern agropreneurs from Nov-Dec 2018. It involves providing market/institutional connects and expose them to challenges faced in the domain of HR and assist in accelerator period on onboarding and exit issues.

A report was published on ‘Women Entrepreneurs: Transforming from household to financial independence’ in collaboration with PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) to represent comparative study of policy orientation of India, Singapore, Canada, USA and Australia. ISBN 978-93-841145-77-4


Trainer – International Training Programme on Gender Issues in the World of Work sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, 1 month, 5 countries participants

Trainer - Training Programme on Behavioural Skills for Managing Work
Effectively for RBI Personnel, Early Career Programme, 1 week

Trainer - Training Programme on Personal & Managerial Excellence for National
Fertilizer Ltd. Employees, 1 week

MDP - Developing Positive Attitude for Excellence at Work, Labour Commissioners, 1 week

MDP - Leadership Development Programme for HR Officials, HAL Employees, 1 week

Trainer - Programme on Managing Work Effectively: A Behavioural Approach, Tata Steel Trade Union, 1 week

Trainer - Programme on Enhancing Work Proficiency of Trade Union Leaders, Kolkatta Port Trust, 1 week

Trainer - Programme on Improving Organisational Culture for Maximising Productivity, Trade Unions, 1 week

Trainer - Training Programme on Gender Issues in Labour: A Behavioural Approach for North Eastern States, Trade Unions from NE, 15 days

Programme Director - Capacity Building Programme for Bank Officers & CSO of Axis Bank (Two years MoU)

Programme Core team - Management Skill Development Programme for Judicial Officers of Uttar Pradesh (Three years MoU)

Programme Core team - Management Skill Development Programme for Court Managers of Uttar Pradesh (Two batch 1 month)

Management Skill Development Programme for Court Managers of Uttar Pradesh, 2014