Dr. Snigdha Pattnaik

Professor, Human Resource Management
PGD PM&IR (XLRI, Jamshedpur), Ph.D. (Utkal University)
School: Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
Phone:0674 2377820
Home Page:

Teaching Interests

Human resource management, Performance management, Diversity and Inclusion, Organization change and development, Learning and development, Personal growth

Research Interests

Research in the areas of Human resource development, Managing Change, Diversity & Inclusion, and Women in organizations

Other Membership

Indian Society of Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS); NTL Institute of Behavioral Science, USA; National HRD Network; National Institute of Personnel Management

Research & Publications


2017, JOURNAL: Role of Integration Segmentation on work family interface of Insurance sector employees in India, Emerald Group Publishing, UK

2013, Journal: A typology of work family: Perspectives from literature, Vilakshan, Vol. 10 (2), 83-98.

2012, Journal: Building a case for research in work family linkages: Perspectives from academic and popular research, Cyber Times International Journal of Technology and Management, Vol 5(2).150-159

2004, Journal: Managing Performance in the Changing World of Work, Papers of International Conference of PG Department of PM&IR, Utkal University, India

2001, Journal: Managing Redundancy with Meaningful Downsizing, National Conference Papers Compendium of NIPM

2001, Journal: Potential Appraisal Revisited, PG Department of PM&IR, Utkal University, India


2010, Book: Performance Appraisal Systems, LAP Lambert Publishing Company, Germany

#Book Chapter

2005, Chapter: Widening the boundaries of appreciative inquiry for building a culture of organisational excellence: A case study., In Singh, P., Singh, A., & Chauhan, D., (ed.) Creating Value through People. New Delhi: Excel Books


2014, Case: Ramesh and Gargi A & B. , A case copyrighted with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

2014, Case: Innovations in Talent Building: Kaivalya Education Foundation., A case copyrighted with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

#Working Paper

2016, WorkingPaper: Role of Values in Quality Management: A Case of an Indian Dairy Company, presented at the15th Conference of International Society for Study of Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV) at Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

2012, WorkingPaper: A resource perspective to delineating the boundary strategy between work and family of software employees in the Indian IT sector. ,


2018, Conference-Attended: 'A New Psychological Contract Framework for Managing Sustainable Careers”, in the International Conference on the theme Changing Nature of Careers: Implications for a sustainable world, Venue: XLRI, Jamshedpur

2018, Conference-Attended: World of Working Women: A literature review on organizational gender diversity using Hofstede's cultural dimensions” at the 60th Annual Conference of ISLE , Venue: Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai

2017, Conference-Conducted: Rethinking People Management, Venue: XIMB campus, Bhubaneswar

2016, Conference-Attended: Dean's Summit, Venue: Deloitte University, Hyderabad

2016, Conference-Attended: Eduniversal World Convention, Venue: Perth, Australia

2016, Seminars-Talks: Challenges of International HR Education, Venue: Eduniversal World Convention, Perth, Australia

2016, Conference-Attended: SHRM INDIA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION, 2016, Venue: Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi

2016, Seminars-Talks: Symposium on Diversity & Inclusion in Indian Organizations , Venue: IIM Ahmedabad


2017, FDP-Attended: Women In Leadership – Tell a New Story, Venue: Bangalore

2016, Training-Conducted: Basic Laboratory for Human Processes (BLHP), Venue: Hotel Dona Sylvia, Goa

2016, Training-Conducted: Explorations in Role and Identity, Venue: Ahmedabad

2016, Training-Conducted: Explorations in Role and Identity (Part II), Venue: Ahmedabad

Directorial / Advisory Position

Member, IR & HR Panel, CII Odisha State Council,8 Forest Park, Bhubaneswar,Duration: 1-5-2016 to for 2016-17