Faculty Details

Dr. Ibha Kumar

Professor, General Management & Strategic Management
MA (Kanpur); PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Phone:0674-6647866 and 0674-3259152
Email:ibha@ximb.ac.in
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Teaching Interests

Corporate Etiquette
Personality Development
Corporate Social Responsibility
Value-based Management

Research Interests

Ethics & Communication
Self Management
Effective Communication
Indian Epics & Management
Politeness / Etiquette in the present business world
Managing self for managing resources
Shaping the course content of the Communication course for the modern manager
Value-based Management
Scriptures & Management
The managers physical & mental health

Doctoral Guidance:
Main Guide, PhD? Scholar, Ms. Sumitra Balakrishnan, (Area: Communication: Role of
Trust in LMX)
Main Guide, FPM Scholar, Mr.Julian Tobias, 2010- (Area: Communication, Culture of
Empathy)
Member, SAC (Doctoral Thesis Advisory Committee), FPM Scholar, Mr. Atul Kumar,
2011- (Area: Marketing, Efficiency of Brands in Social Media Space)
Research Guide (1994 - 1995) at Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages,
Lucknow.

Administrative Responsibilities

Admissions Coordinator:2010-2011
Area Coordinator, General Management Area:1996-2000 and 2004-2006
Public Relations Coordinator:2002
Member, Placement Committee:1997-1998
Member, Student Disciplinary Committee: 2008-2009
Secretary, Complaints Committee for Sexual Harassment: 2002-2010
Member Admissions Committee:2011-2012

  • Area Coordinator, Communications Area, 2014-present
  • Member Academic Committee, 2014-present
  • Member Media & External Linkages Committee, 2014-present

Research & Publications

#Journal

2013, Journal: Women consumer segmentsof health services in Urban India:A Reflextion on'sense of service' in Serveice Industry., Jindal Journal of Business Research (Sage Publication) Vol.2 No.1 June 2013

2013, Journal: Brand Dynomo: Challenges in Communication for OTC Branding. , Vilakshan, XIMB Journal of Management, Vol.10, No.1, March 2013

2013, Journal: Limits to Transparency in Corporate Communication: A Reflection on need to embrace sacred in secular space of B-schools, IPAM The Marleting School

2008, Journal: Integration of G-Branding in Corporate Communication Strategy: An Empirical Investidation, India

2007, Journal: Cognitive Justice for Consumers: Mediation through Efficiency of Information Exchanges., International Conference on Marketing and Society. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

1995, Journal: Expressions of Politeness and Expressions of Gratitude, INDIAN linguistics, Vol. 56, Nos. 1-4.

1994, Journal: Why are we polite?, International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, Vol. 23, No.1.

#Book

2012, Book: "Selected Papers in Developmental Studies: A Key Challenge", Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

2011, Book: "Challenges of the Twenty-First Century:A trans-disciplinaryPerspective", Macmillan, New Delhi. India

2001, Book: Expressions of Politeness and Gratitude: towards a General Theory, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, New Delhi.

#Book Chapter

2008, Chapter: An Indian Perspective to Management Education in the Global Era" in "India in the Emerging Global Order, Tata McGraw Hill. New Delhi

Conference/Seminar

2017, Conference-Attended: Segmentation on the basis of Consumers' Attitude toward Advertising Music", Venue: IIMLucknow, Noida campus

2001, Conference-Attended: - NATIONAL SEMINAR ON TEACHING BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AT INDIAN BUSINESS SCHOOLS , Venue: IIMA, 16-17 March

1999, Conference-Attended: - XXII ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF LINGUISTS , Venue: IIT Kanpur, 20-22 December 1999

1997, Conference-Attended: Essentials of Managerial Communication, Infosys, Bhubaneswar., Venue:

Training/Workshop/FDP

2014, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication & Presentation Skills, Public Enterprise Department, GoI, Venue: Public Enterprise Department, GoI, XIMB, 14-15 January

2012, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication & Presentation Skills, Department of Science & Technology, GoI, Venue: Department of Science & Technology, GoI, XIMB, @7 February - 03 March

2010, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication & Presentation Skills, Department of Science & Technology, GoI, Venue: Department of Science & Technology, GoI, XIMB, 23-28 August

2010, Training-Attended: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's, "Art of Living". Six-day Basic Course,18-23 May, 2010, Venue: Art of Living, Kanpur, 18-23 May 2010.

2009, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication & Presentation Skills, Department of Science & Technology, GoI, Venue: Department of Science & Technology, GoI, XIMB, 16-21 November

2008, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication, OHPC, Venue: OHPC

2008, Training-Attended: Three-day Workshop on Case Method of Teaching, XIMB, 2008, Venue: XIMB, XIMB Campus, 2008

2007, Training-Attended: Yoga Camp, Patanjali Yoga Peetha, Haridwar, Venue: Self, Bhubaneswar, 2007

2006, Training-Conducted: Effective Presentation Skills, Jindal Steels Ltd. Jajpur, Orissa, Venue: Jindal Steels Ltd. Jajpur, Orissa, Jajpur, 4 July 2006

2006, Training-Conducted: Mental & Physical Health, Jindal Steels Ltd. Jajpur, Orissa, Venue: Jindal Steels Ltd. Jajpur, Orissa, Jajpur, 5 July 2006

2006, Training-Attended: Doctoral Summer School: Case Study Research, 2006, Venue: XIMB, XIMB Campus, 2006

2006, FDP-Attended: Advanced Lab on Human Processes, ISABS, 2006, Venue: XIMB, XIMB Campus, 2006

2004, FDP-Attended: Basic Lab on Human Processes, ISABS, 2004, Venue: XIMB, XIMB Campus, 2004

2003, FDP-Attended: A short term Computer course, WEB Technology, Venue: XIMB XIMB,

2002, Training-Conducted: Communication & Self Development, COCA COLA, Bhubaneswar, Venue: Coca Cola, XIMB, 23-24 December 2002

2001, Training-Conducted: Business Etiquette, Satyam Computers Services, Bhubaneswar, Venue: Satyam Computers Services, XIMB

2001, Training-Conducted: Effective Presentation Skills, Satyam Computer Services, Bhubaneswar, Venue: Satyam Computers Services, XIMB

2001, Training-Conducted: Business Communication & Presentation Skills, I.T.R. Chandipur, Orissa, Venue: I.T.R. Chandipur, Orissa, 25-26 August 2001

1997, Training-Conducted: Effective Communication & Presentation Skills, OCL Rajgangpur, Orissa, Venue: OCL Rajgangpur

1995, Training-Conducted: Communication Skills and Marketing, P & T Department, Bhubaneswar, Venue: P&T Department, Bhubaneswar

1995, Training-Conducted: Public Relations & Courtesy, P&T Department, Bhubaneswar, Venue: P&T Department, Bhubaneswar

1995, Training-Conducted: Communication & Dress Code, P&T Department, Bhubaneswar, Venue: P&T Department, Bhubaneswar

Work Experience

2014 onwards: Professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

1995-2013: Associate Professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

1994-1995: Lecturer, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Lucknow Branch

1994: Lecturer, Vasanta College for Women, BHU, Varanasi

1992-1994: Research Associate (an employee of IIT-Kanpur), I.I.T. Kanpur

1984-1989: Tutor (along with my research at IIT-Kanpur), I.I.T. Kanpur

Hobbies

Teaching, Training (Soft Skills,Personality Development)
Cooking, Listening to music (old movie songs, and also devotional songs).