Faculty Details

Dr. Fakir Mohan Sahoo

Research Professor, Organisational Behaviour
MA (Utkal), PhD (Queens Univ., Canada)
Phone:0674-2743835 (R)
Email:fakirmohan@ximb.ac.in
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Teaching Interests

Organizational Behaviour, Dynamics of Personal Growth, Employee Counselling, Transformational Leadership

Administrative Responsibilities

Coordinator, OB/HR Area at XIMB 2009-April 2015
Coordinator, Counselling Centre “Cheers”

Member in Editorial Board

Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology
Vilakshana (Journal of XIMB)

Other Membership

Foreign Affiliate: American Psychological Association

International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Indian Academy of Applied Psychology

National Association of Psychologists

State Coordinator: Indian School Psychology Association

Research & Publications

#Journal

2017, JOURNAL: The Perceived Predictors of Achievement in Management Students: An Innovative Use of Lens Model, Indian Academy of Applied Psychology

2016, JOURNAL: Towards Optimism, India

2015, JOURNAL: Flow Experience and Workplace Well-being, Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Chennai, India

2015, JOURNAL: THE LOTUS-IN-THE-MUD PHENOMENON: A STUDY OF RESILIENT CHILDREN'S NEED EXPRESSION AND GRATIFICATION, Journal of Community Guidance and Research, India

2015, JOURNAL: Attitude of Woman Feminist as Perceived by Management Students: An Investigation Using Lens Model:5:5:26-34, Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangaluru, India

2015, JOURNAL: Personality Predictors of Charismatic Leadership, Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangaluru, India

2010, Journal: The critical factors of effective leadership in organization, Vilakshan, 7(1), 17-57

2010, Journal: Accomplishing sustainable human happiness, The Theoscientist, Jan 2010, p 3-7

2009, Journal: The role of flow experience in human happiness, Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology,35(special issue), 40-47

2009, Journal: Psychological well-being in professional groups, Journal of the Indian Academy of Apllied Psychology, 35(2), 211-217

2009, Journal: Flow experience and human happiness, Theoscientist, 15(1&2), 1-7

2008, Journal: Mental discipline and human happiness: Pointers from Buddhism, Theoscientists, 14, 6-12

2007, Journal: The self-healing personality, Theoscientist, 13 (1&2),1-6

2005, Journal: Evaluating ourselves, Theosophical Digest, 2nd Quarter, 72-77

2005, Journal: Five big factors of personality and human happiness., Social Science International, 21(1), 20-28

2004, Journal: Approaches to value education, Theoscientist , 11(2&3), 14-21

2003, Journal: Emotional intelligence and ethical orientation in teachers of management and nonmanagement institutions., Samrudhi, 5 & 6 (1), 1-17.

2003, Journal: Self-efficacy and well-being in working and non-working women: The moderating role of involvement., Psychology and Developing Societies, 15(2), 187-200

2003, Journal: Need-saliency model of involvement in working and non-working women., Journal of Community Guidance and Research., 20 (3) 207-214

2003, Journal: Need saliency and job involvement among medium sector industrial managers., Proceedings of the Fifth Annual convention of Indian Society for Technical Education, 11-20

2002, Journal: The role of involvement in the psychological well-being of working and non-working women., Indian Journal of Psychological Issues, 10(1 & 2), 21-30.

2002, Journal: Learned Optimism and Psychological Well-being. , Journal of Community Guidance and Research.19 (1), 31-44

2001, Journal: Work and job involvement in University teachers: An empirical examination of need saliency theory, Sankalpa, 9(1), pp.12-26.

2001, Journal: Five big factors of personality of management and non management college students., Indian Journal of Psychological Issues. 9(1), 104-112

2001, Journal: Lens model as a Research paradigm, Journal of Community Guidance and Research, 18(1), 37-50.

2001, Journal: Combating helplessness: The explanatory style that helps, The Theoscientist, 8(2), 16-19

2000, Journal: Combating alienation and helplessness in administrative departments: The indigenous model of work efficiency. , Journal of Community Guidance and Research, 17(I), 76-95.

2000, Journal: Self-evaluation: A psychological perspective, The Theoscientists, 6&7, 10-14.

1999, Journal: The role of Sanskrit literature in the process of indigenizing social and behavioural sciences., Vanijyoti, 14, 49-57

1999, Journal: Planning and decision-making among potential and working managers., Indian journal of Psychological Issues, 7(2), 32-39

1998, Journal: Psychological well-being, The Theoscientists, 5(1&2), 5-10

1998, Journal: The coping mechanisms used by resilient children., Journal of Community Guidance and Re-search, 15(1), 27-36

1998, Journal: Parental expectancy and children's learned helplessness., Social Science International, 14 (1&2), 19-28.

1997, Journal: Psychosocial factors of work family linkage. , Psychological Studies, 42(2&3), 49-59

1997, Journal: Self development : A psychological perspective, The Theoscintist, 4, 1-9

1997, Journal: Cultural bias in testing : India, European Review of Applied Psychology, 47(4), 309-316.

1997, Journal: Survey and field methods in psychological research: Indian scenarios., Indian Psychological Abstracts and Review 4(1), 3-38.

1997, Journal: Self-efficacy and attributional styles in mastery oriented and learned helpless students, Indian Educational Review, 32(2), 92-103.

1996, Journal: Assessment of the role of social environment in tribal children as perceived by their mothers., Journal of Community Guidance and Research, 18(2), 113-127.

1996, Journal: Socialization parameters of helplessness as per-ceived by children., Indian Psychologist. 8(1), 30-38.

1996, Journal: Psychology and religion. , The Theoscintist, 3 (3&4), 12-17.

1995, Journal: Learned helplessness and work involvement in administrative and financial organization., Sankalpa, 3(2), 51-64.

1995, Journal: Role stress in employed administrative and financial organizations. , The Creative Psychologist, 7(1& 182) 23-32

1995, Journal: A cultural validation of need saliency model: An empirical investigation in a non-western context., Psychological Studies, 40 (3), 120-125

1994, Journal: Hospitalization and helpless, Indian Psychologist. 7, 10-20

1994, Journal: Critical factors of work family linkage. Application of lens model to generate indigenous data., Psychology and Developing Societies. 6(2).

1993, Journal: Indigenization of psychological measurement: Parameters and operationalization., Psychology and Developing Societies, 5(1), 13

1993, Journal: The subjective component of psychological well-being. An idiographic investigation using the lens model, Psychological Studies. 31(205), 151-160

1991, Journal: Learned helplessness in organizations, Management and Labour Studies, 16(1), 1-10

1991, Journal: Combating children's learned helplessness, The Indian Journal of Social Work, 52 (3), 327-336

1990, Journal: Androgyny and work involvement, Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 7(3), 49-60

1989, Journal: Self-esteem, opponent's status, and explorative behaviour in mixed-motive situations., Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 6(1), 41-60.

1989, Journal: Learned helplessness in school students., The Creative Psychologist, 1(2), 81-90

1988, Journal: The sociocultural antecedents of helplessness among rural adolescents., Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 5(1), 33-47

1988, Journal: Socialization parameters of learned helplessness, Psychological Studies, 35, 52-61.

1987, Journal: Individualism-collectivism and personality discomfort, Indian Psychologist, 4(2), 46-53.

1987, Journal: A behavioural model of relationship among ecosystem, culture and human acceptation., The Orissa Review, 43(8), 27-30

1987, Journal: Attributes of charismatic personality., Journal of Psychological Researches, 31(1), 13-19.

1987, Journal: Individualism-collectivism and coping styles, Journal of Psychological Researches, 31(2), 77-81

1986, Journal: Cognitive style differences in the use of coping mechanisms., Bombay Psychologist, 8(1&2), 37-41.

1986, Journal: Helplessness syndrome: present status and future directions., Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 3(1), 11-20

1985, Journal: Field dependence and social facilitation, Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 2(1), 7-15.

1985, Journal: An interdisciplinary perspective in psychology, Perspectives in Psychological Research, 8(1), 1-5.

1985, Journal: Taxonomy of environment, Social Science International, 1(2), 1-8

1985, Journal: The problem of unpackaging process in social and behavioural research., Journal of Social and Economic Studies, 2 (2&3).

1985, Journal: Androgyny and psychological rigidity, Psychological Studies, 30, 111-115.

1984, Journal: Coping with environmental change: Accuiturative stress and technological planning in India., Perspectives in Psychological Research, 7, 1.

1984, Journal: Cognitive style in educational perspective. , Indian Journal of Community Guidance Service, 1, 65-86.

1983, Journal: Ecology and culture in psychology: An interactive framework, Indian Psychological Review, 24, 12-19.

1983, Journal: Effects of success on helping behaviour. , Journal of Psychological Research, 27, 70-74.

1983, Journal: Recent development in cross cultural psychology,, Psychological Studies, 28, 56-61.

1983, Journal: Do Euro-American theories apply in India ? , Bombay Psychologist, 5, 19-23.

1982, Journal: Field-dependent and field-independent cognitive style. Current status and sociocultural implications., Journal of Social and Economic Studies, 10, 139-152.

1982, Journal: Field dependent and field independent cognitive style. , Indian Psychologist, 1(2), 54-66.

1982, Journal: A cultural perspective in social psychology, Perspective in Psychological Research, 5, 7-11.

1976, Journal: Associative strength of a tone in a successive differential reinforcement situation in albino rats. , Indian Journal of Psychology, 51, 241-250.

0, Journal: The role of spiritual practice in human happiness, Indian Journal of Psychological Issues

0, Journal: Learned helplessness and social responsibility, Indian Journal of Psychological Issues

#Book

2017, Book: Landscape of Mind, Ashra Publication

2016, Book: Tools of Mind, Rock Pebbles, Odisha, India

2015, Book: Mind Management, ASHRA Publication,Bhubaneswar ,India

2014, Book: Splendours of mind, ASHRA Publication,Bhubaneswar ,India

2013, Book: Wonders of mind, ASHRA Publication

2012, Book: Mysteries of mind, ASHRA Publication

2010, Book: Atlas of mind, Bhubaneswar :ASHRA Publication

2009, Book: Behavioural issues in Aging, New Delhi: Concept Publication

2008, Book: Models of behavior, Bhubaneswar: Institute for Youth and Disaster Preparedness

2004, Book: Sex roles in transition: The changing dialogues between men and women, New Delhi: Kalpaz Publication

2002, Book: Dynamics of human helplessness, New Delhi: Concept publication

1998, Book: Child rearing and educating assistance menual (CREAM), Bhubaneswar: Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology

1988, Book: Psychology in Indian context, Agra : National Psychological Corporation

1988, Book: Environment and behaviour : Ecological perspectives, New Delhi : Akshat Publications

1987, Book: Affective sensitivity and cognitive style, Agra : National Psychological Corporation

1987, Book: Cognitive style and inter personal behaviour, Bhubaneswar. DIPS

#Book Chapter

2016, Chapter: Emerging Challenges in HR VUCA Perspectives, Emerald, New Delhi, India

2016, Chapter: Emerging Challenges in HR VUCA Perspectives, Emerald, New Delhi, India

2015, Chapter: Yes, She Can, Jagannath Rath Publication, Cuttack, India

2009, Chapter: Need saliency and psychological well-being in the aged. In F.M.Sahoo (Ed), Behavioural issues in aging., New Delhi: Concept Publications

2009, Chapter: Need saliency and human happiness. In M.V.R. Raju ( Ed) ,Health psychology and counseling., New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House.

2009, Chapter: Health hazards of loneliness. In F.M.Sahoo (Ed), Behavioural issues in aging., New Delhi: Concept Publication.

2009, Chapter: Mental health and involvement of working and non working women : Exploring the linkages. In M.V.R. Raju ( Ed) , Health psychology and counseling., New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House.

2008, Chapter: The search for paradigm shift in behavioural sciences. In F.M.Sahoo & N.Sia (Eds), Models of behavior., Bhubaneswar: Institute for Youth and Disaster Preparedness.

2007, Chapter: Promoting human happiness. In M.B. Sharan D. Suar (Eds), matters Psychology., New Delhi: Allied Publishers.

2002, Chapter: Indigenization of psychological studies. In A. K. Mohanty and G. Mishra (Eds), Indigenous psychology. , New Delhi: Concept Publication.

1999, Chapter: Psychological well-being of the aged of Orissan family. In J.K. Baral and A. Choudhary (Eds) Family in transition : Power and development. , New Delhi : Northen Book Centre.

1998, Chapter: The Hindu-Muslim relationship in Indian plural society. In U.N. Dash & U. Jain (Eds) Perspective on psychology and social development,, New Delhi : Concept Publication.

1998, Chapter: Environmental indicators of child development. In U.N. Dash & U. Jain (Eds), perspectives on Psychology and social development. , New Delhi : Concept Publication.

1998, Chapter: Gandhian method of social sensitization. A behevoural analysis of the experimental process (pp. 319-328). In N.Hazary & A. Mishra (Eds), Eternal Gandhi : , New Delhi : A.P.H Publishing Corporation.

1995, Chapter: Charismatic leadership : The new frontiers of research. In S.C Hazary (Ed). Reflections on society, economy and polity in India. , Bhubaneswar. Department of Political science, Utkal University.

1990, Chapter: A behavioural model of man environmental relationship (pp. 390-399). In B.N. Sinha (Ed). Eco-system degradation in India. , New Delhi. Ashis Publishing House.

1989, Chapter: Study of tribal culture in Orissa : From descriptive data to experimental innovation. (pp-63-66). In B.C Ray (Ed). Tribals of Orissa. The Changing socioeconomic profile., New-Delhi : Gain Publishing House.

1988, Chapter: Individualism-collectivism and personal discomfort amongst Bonda Tribals of Orissa. (pp. 105-115). In F.M. Sahoo (Ed). Psychology in Indian Context., Agra : National Psychological Corporation.

Conference/Seminar/FDP/Training/Workshop

2017, Seminars-Talks: Building Self-Confidence, Venue: Chirst College,Cuttack

2017, Conference-Attended: Rethinking People Management, Venue: XIMB

2016, Seminars-Talks: Contemporary Lifestyle/Flow experience, Venue: Jayadev Bhaban,Bhubaneswar

2016, Training-Conducted: Research Methodology,Research Process, Venue: KiiT University

2016, Seminars-Talks: Organizational commitment in Institutions of Higher Learning, Venue: Government Women's College,Baripada,Odisha

2016, Training-Attended: Management of Mental Energy, Venue: Bhubaneswar

2016, Training-Attended: Management of Mental Energy, Venue: Bhubaneswar

2016, Seminars-Talks: Balancing Logic & Feeling:The Interactive Role of Cognition &Emotion, Venue: CYSD,BBSR

2016, Seminars-Talks: Conflict Resolution and Sustainable Development , Venue: NCCDS

2016, Seminars-Talks: Need saliency approach to sustainable peace, Venue: NCCDS,ICSSR Research Institute in Collaboration with Govt. of Odisha

2014, Seminars-Talks: Spiritual intelligence, Venue: Nayagarh College

2013, Conference-Attended: Positive approach to well-being, Venue: NIT, Rourkela

2013, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

2013, Seminars-Talks: Emotional stability in the elderly, Venue: Sri Satya Sai Women’s College,BBSR

2013, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychological approach to happiness, Venue: Kakatapur College,Puri

2013, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychological approach to happiness, Venue: Kakatapur College,Puri

2012, Seminars-Talks: Childrens Literature Across Cultures, Venue: Ravenshaw University

2012, Conference-Attended: Zeitgust and Cultural Influences in Identity Formation: Androgynous Characters in Contemporary Children’s Literature, Venue: Ravenshaw University

2012, Conference-Attended: Preventive Stress Management. Special Lecture , Venue: Pipili, Odisha

2012, Conference-Attended: Alchemy of happiness, Venue: Utkal University

2012, Conference-Attended: Salient Features of Child’s Psychology Workshop on Protection of Child’s Rights, Venue: Judicial Academy,Cuttack

2012, Conference-Attended: Psychological Aspects of Balanced Life , Venue: SWADHYA ORGANIZATION

2012, Conference-Attended: Research Process, Venue: KIIT,BBSR

2012, Conference-Attended: Violence against women: A psychological perspective, Venue: Inter District Meet of Inner Wheel Club of Bhubaneswar

2012, Conference-Attended: Salient Features of Geriatric Counselling, Venue: CYSD

2012, Conference-Attended: EQ approach to education, Venue: Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

2012, FDP-Attended: Research Methodology , Venue: KIIT UNIVERSITY

2012, Conference-Attended: Flow: In search of a healthy and positive work focus, Venue: Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry

2011, Seminars-Talks: Motivating students in higher education, Venue: P.G College ,chandigarh

2011, Seminars-Talks: Reparadigming higher education, Venue: Chandigarh

2011, Seminars-Talks: Frontiers of Positive Psychology, Venue: Banki Autonomous College, Banki, Odisha

2011, Seminars-Talks: Ideals and Values in life, Venue: Utkal University

2011, Seminars-Talks: Psychology and Parapsychology, Venue: Utkal University

2011, Conference-Attended: Enhancement of Initiative for Capacity Building in Colleges, Venue: Autonomous College Nayagarh

2011, Conference-Attended: A Transition from Social Justice to Cognitive Justice in the Global Scenarios, Venue: Chowdwar

2010, Conference-Attended: National workshop on Research on adolescence, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: Workshop on Life skill Education for Tribal Adolescents, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: Spiritual revolution at work place. Invited address delivered at the east zone meet of the theosophical society of India, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: Flow experience and well-being in managers. Paper presented at the National Conference and the 14th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: Work place spirituality. Special lecture delivered at the 14th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, , Venue:

2010, Seminars-Talks: 44. Workshop on Life skill Education for Tribal Adolescents, Venue: Bhubaneswar

2010, Seminars-Talks: Taxonomy of Culture, Venue: XIMB

2009, Conference-Attended: New horizons of positive psychology. Special Lecture delivered at the National Seminar on Positive Psychology, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Work place spirituality. Sour Patnaik Memorial Lecture delivered at the Rourkela Institute of Management , Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Cultural Intelligence. Chair Person’s address at the National seminar on Reinventing HR & IR Visions in the new economy, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Talent Retention. A talk delivered at the National Workshop on Promoting volunteers Bureau for the Elderly, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Strategic research: reparadigming Psychological science in an age of uncertainty, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Psychology in contemporary life., Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Contemporary trends in behavioural research. , Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Flow: In Search of a Healthy and Positive Work Focus Special Lecture delivered at the National Seminar on Frontiers of Positive Psychology,, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Flow experience and human happiness. Key-note address delivered at the Annual Convention of the Orissa Theosophical Society, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Chair Person’s address at the International Management Seminar on Market at the cross road : Strategic dimension and direction, , Venue:

2008, Conference-Attended: Challenges of Adolescence. Introductory paper presented at the International Seminar on Adolescent Health,, Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Social Identity of tribal and economic development. Key-note address delivered at the Regional Seminar on Tribal of Orissa and Socio Economic Development, Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Need saliency and care of the aged. Key-note address delivered at the Regional Seminar on Management of Old Age Homes,, Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Disaster mental health: research agenda. Valedictory address delivered at the National Seminar on Disaster Mental Health,, Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Spirituality and mental health. Invited address delivered at the Annual Congress of Theosophical Society of Orissa, Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Health Hazards of Loneliness in the elderly. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Psychological Well-being: Issues and Assessment, , Venue:

2007, Conference-Attended: Loneliness and psychological well-being among the aged. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Psychological Well-being: Issues and Assessment, , Venue:

2006, Conference-Attended: Need saliency and psychological well-being. A paper presented at National Ageing Congress, , Venue:

2006, Conference-Attended: Cross cultural issues of ageing. Sectional presidential address delivered as the Session Chair Person of Social Gerontology,, Venue:

2006, Conference-Attended: Stress and coping: Present status and feature generation. Special lecture delivered at the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Psychology Department, , Venue:

2005, Conference-Attended: Social identity of tribal in Orissa. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Tribal Development,, Venue:

2005, Conference-Attended: Social identity in contemporary South Asia. A paper presented at the National Seminar on The South Asia in Contemporary World, , Venue:

2005, Conference-Attended: Fostering creativity. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Fostering Creativity, , Venue:

2005, Conference-Attended: Managing stress for well-being: Tradition and modern ways. , Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Spirituality and human happiness. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Contemporary Life Styles and Management of Mental Health,, Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Psychological Approach to Tribal Development. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Tribal Development in India: Issues and Challenges, , Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Development and human happiness: some feedbacks from cross-cultural research. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Intersectoral Partnership in Sustainable Development., Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Promoting human happiness. An Invited Address presented at the Fourteenth Annual Convention of the National Academy of Psychology, , Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Critical factors of human happiness. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Mental Health, , Venue:

2004, Conference-Attended: Emotional intelligence as an employer-employee relationship-building mechanism. A paper presented at the International Seminar on Employment Relations in Future & Future of Employment Relations, , Venue:

2003, Conference-Attended: Group relation in plural India. A paper presented at the International Seminar on Democracy and Multiculturalism, , Venue:

2002, Conference-Attended: Cultural factors in self-discloser. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Culture and Communication,, Venue:

2002, Conference-Attended: Social sensitization and social change. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Leadership, , Venue:

2001, Conference-Attended: Genetic transmission of socially useful traits. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Human Genetics, Cultures and Ethical Issues,, Venue:

2001, Conference-Attended: Sex difference in human abilities. A paper presented at the International Conference on Women Studies,, Venue:

2000, Conference-Attended: Management of diversity: A Cross-cultural perspective. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Culture and Diversity,, Venue:

2000, Conference-Attended: Behavioural aspects of evolving code of conduct. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Values and Ethics in Business, , Venue:

2000, Conference-Attended: A framework of cultural pluralism in India and Canada. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Cultural Pluralism : Social Experiments in Canada and India, , Venue:

2000, Conference-Attended: Management of group relation is plural India. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Cultural Pluralism : Social Experiments in Canada and India, , Venue:

1999, Conference-Attended: Promoting self-efficacy. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Quality of His/Her Education, , Venue:

1999, Conference-Attended: Towards behavioural model of development. National seminar on Biological Foundation of Human Behaviour,, Venue:

1997, Conference-Attended: Resiliency in children. Paper presented at the Convention of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, , Venue:

1995, Conference-Attended: Cultural pluralism in Canada: Empirical research agenda in India. Indo Canada Seminar on Women and development, , Venue:

1995, Conference-Attended: Critical factors of work family linkage. A paper presented at the Regional Seminar on Women and Development, , Venue:

1995, Conference-Attended: The psychological benefits of small families. National Seminar on Family Population and Culture, , Venue:

1994, Conference-Attended: Executive stress in women . A paper presented at the National Seminar on Women and Health. Indian Academy of Health Psychology, , Venue:

1994, Conference-Attended: Combating children helplessness. A guest lecturer at a Seminar on the Growing Child Development and Development Disorder, , Venue:

1994, Conference-Attended: Problems of assessment in plural societies. A paper presented at the IACCP International workshop on human development and assessment, , Venue:

1994, Conference-Attended: Sub-cultural variation in children’s helplessness: evidence from urban, rural and tribal settings of India. A paper presented at the Congress of International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Venue:

1993, Conference-Attended: Inter-group relation in Canada: Implications for study in India. Indo-Canada Seminar,, Venue:

1993, Conference-Attended: Management of executive stress. Paper presented at the Annual convention of Indian Academy of Health Psychology, , Venue:

1993, Conference-Attended: Men’s quest for meaning: Victor Franke and existential analysis. Paper presented at the Indo-German Seminar, , Venue:

1992, Conference-Attended: Socializations parameters of learned helplessness: status of sub-cultural difference in plural India. A paper presented at the Annual convention of the International Association for cross Cultural Ps, Venue:

1992, Conference-Attended: Child rearing on antecedents of children’s helplessness: Study of tribal group in India. A paper presented at the Annual Conventional of International Union of Psychological Science, , Venue:

1992, Conference-Attended: Ontegenies of children’s helplessness. A paper presented at the IACCP/IUP sys Workshop on Cross-cultural Life Span Development Psychology,, Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Applications of lens model in cross-indigenization. Paper presented at the Annual convention of National Academy of Psychology, , Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Learned helplessness and work motivation in administrative and financial organizations. A paper presented at the Twentieth Convention of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, , Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Problems and prospects of psychological intervention in mental health programmes. A paper presented at the National Seminar on Health and Organisational Culture. , Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Counseling in multicultural society: A perspective paper presented at the East Zone Fulbright Workshop, , Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Behavioural adaptation in a non-violent society. A paper presented at the UGC Regional Seminar on Experiments towards Bob-violent Society. , Venue:

1991, Conference-Attended: Development and validation of an affective sensitivity test (AST). Paper presented to the 42nd Annual convention of Canadian Psychological Association, , Venue:

1990, Conference-Attended: Combating helplessness in rural masses. ICSSR Workshop on Dynamics of Socio-Economic Transformation in Orissa. , Venue:

1990, Conference-Attended: Indigenization of Psychological studies. Paper presented at the Summer Workshop, East West center,, Venue:

1990, Conference-Attended: Attributional style in children’s achievement. Paper presented at the Tenth Congress of International Association of cross-cultural Psychology, , Venue:

1990, Conference-Attended: Learned helplessness in organizations. Paper presented at the Twenty-second Convention of the International Congress of Applied Psychology, , Venue:

1989, Conference-Attended: Psychological barriers of national integration. Paper presented at the National Seminar on National Integration, centre for advanced studies in History and Culture. , Venue:

1989, Conference-Attended: Need saliency and management of employees motivation. International Seminar on Environment, culture, and Mental Health, , Venue:

1989, Conference-Attended: The subjective component of mental health in Indian professional. International Seminar on Environment, Culture and Mental health,, Venue:

1988, Conference-Attended: Cannabis addiction and individual personality profiles. Indian Science Congress Association Convention, , Venue:

1988, Conference-Attended: Learned helplessness in rural adolescents. Indian Science Congress Association Convention, , Venue:

1988, Conference-Attended: Need saliency and its policy implication for organizational behavior in India. Silver Jubilee Symposium, , Venue:

1987, Conference-Attended: A behavioural model of relationship among ecosystems, culture and human adaptation. The UGC National Seminar on Environment and Ecosystem. , Venue:

1986, Conference-Attended: The individualistic orientation and personal discomfort among Bonda tribals of Orissa. The East Zone Psychiatric Society Convention, , Venue:

1986, Conference-Attended: Gestalt Psychologists: A balancing force from German thinkers. Indo-German Seminar,, Venue:

1986, Conference-Attended: Cultural factors on environment behaviour relationship. International Seminar on Environment,, Venue:

1985, Conference-Attended: Individualism-collectivism and personal discomfort among Bonda Tribals of Orissa. UGC National Seminar of Psychology in Indian context. , Venue:

1985, Conference-Attended: Helplessness syndrome: Present status and future direction. The UGC National Seminar on Psychology Indian context,, Venue:

1985, Conference-Attended: The psychological as a social defence. Seminar on Social defence, , Venue:

1985, Conference-Attended: Psychological factors of success of farmers. Talk delivered at the Regional Seminar on Rural Society, Rural Psychology and communications Technique, , Venue:

1984, Conference-Attended: Study of tribal culture in Orissa: From descriptive to experimental innovations. Paper presented at the Seminar on Changing Pattern of Socio-Economic life. , Venue:

1984, Conference-Attended: Copying with environmental change: acculaturative stress and personal adaptation. Paper presented at the ICSSR National Seminar on Quality of Work Life and mental Health. , Venue:

1984, Conference-Attended: Cognitive style factors in language comprehension. Paper presented at the Regional Seminar on Criminal Behaviour, , Venue:

1984, Conference-Attended: Towards a psychological theory of criminal behavior. Paper presented at the Regional Seminar on Criminal Behavior, , Venue:

1984, Conference-Attended: Treatment of youthful offenders. Talk delivered at the Regional Workshop on Prison Demonstration, , Venue:

1983, Conference-Attended: New dimension of cross cultural research in India. In H. C Triandis (Chair). Psychology in Indian context. Symposium presented at the East-Zone Seminar on Cross-cultural Psychology, , Venue:

1983, Conference-Attended: Problems of institutional adjustment. Talk delivered at the Regional Workshop on Prison Welfare Service, , Venue:

1983, Conference-Attended: Psychologicals implications of one child family. Presidential address at the National Workshop of one family., Venue:

1983, Conference-Attended: Cognitive style: A review of related research and its cross cultural implications. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Indian Science Congress Association, , Venue:

1982, Conference-Attended: Relationship between cognitive destructing and interpersonal competence components of field dependent cognitive style. Paper presented at the meeting of the Indian Science Congress Association, , Venue:

1981, Conference-Attended: The eco-cultural revolution in Psychology. Paper presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Syracuse,, Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Field dependence in women: the role of eco-cultural influences. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association,, Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Cross-cultural context as a crucible in the expanding scope of theory: in D. M. Taylor (Chair). Recent development in cross-cultural Psychology. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psyc, Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Recent methodological advances in cross-cultural Psychology. Paper presented at the Conference on personality and Social psychology, , Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Cross-cultural psychological research and some notable achievement in the Seventies. Presented at the meeting of Rocky Mountain psychological Association. , Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Beyond the Euro-American model of human behaviour. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Southern Society for philosophy and Psychology, , Venue:

1980, Conference-Attended: Cross-cultural Psychology and methodological refinements in the seventies. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for cross-cultural Research,., Venue:

1979, Conference-Attended: A cross-cultural perspectives on social psychology. Paper presented at the Conference on Personality and social Psychology. , Venue:

0, Conference-Attended: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Geriatric care, Venue: Bhubaneswar

0, Seminars-Talks: Positive psychology, Venue: Kendrapara Autonomous College, Kendrapara

0, Seminars-Talks: Cultural pluralism, Venue: Berhampur University, Berhampur

Work Experience

Teaching and Research at P.G. level (1975-2008)
Visiting Professor, Queen’s University, 1990
Visiting Professor, Ravenshaw University
Visiting Faculty, Central University of Hyderabad
Visiting Faculty, IIM Ranchi
Teaching and Research at XIMB, (2008- till now)

Hobbies

Creative Writing