Faculty Details

Prof. Suchitra Pal

Associate Professor, Organisational Behaviour
PhD., Norwegian University of Science and Techonology, Trondheim, Norway. Post Doc: National University of Ireland, Galway.
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Teaching Interests

Organizational Behaviour, HRD Instrument, Work and life Balance

Research Interests

Cross-cultural Psychology, Work and life Integration, After school stress, Positive factor at work

Administrative Responsibilities

MDP chair Person, OB area Coordinator, Counseling committee member

Other Membership

CIPD member, ICOH member

Research & Publications


2012, Journal: A qualitative inquiry into work family conflict among Indian doctors and nurses, Journal of Work: A journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation.


2017, Conference-Attended: Job roles and challenges in Nursing professions, Venue: Mayfair, Bhubaneswar

2017, Conference-Attended: Diversity and Inclusion at work Place, Venue: IIT, Kharagpur Campus

2017, Conference-Attended: Antecedents and consequences of work-family enrichment: A literature review, Venue: IIT, Kharagpur Campus

2016, Conference-Attended: Predictors of Job satisfaction and Job stress among Indian and Norwehgian Nurses, Venue: AIT

2016, Conference-Attended: Work and family Interface, Venue: BIMTEK

2013, Conference-Attended: Cultural factors in the Predictors of Job Stress and Job satisfaction among Indian and Norwegian Nurses, Venue: Community, work and Family, University of Sydney

2010, Conference-Attended: 5) Leadership capability in the senior Irish civil service: An Investigation of self-other rating congruence. Irish Academy of Management conference 2010, Venue: Cork


2018, Training-Conducted: Leadership Competancy, Venue: Mayfair, Gopalpur

2018, Training-Conducted: Mentoring Competancy, Venue: XIMB

2017, Training-Conducted: Unlocking the Science of happiness, Venue: XIMB

Projects / Consultancy

2017, Recruitement, Client: OMFED, Status: Completed

2017, HR Manual, Client: Odisha State Warehousing Corporations, Status: On-going

2017, Psychometric Testing, Client: Odisha Mining Coorporation Ltd, Status: Completed

2016, Manpower Planning, Client: IPICOL, Status: Completed

2016, Recruitment of Assistent Managers (3 Positions), Client: IPICOL, Status: Completed

2015, Study to explore methods and means for achieving complete LPG penetration in households of a market: Bhubaneswar City, Odisha, Client: IOCl, Status: Completed

2015, Recruitment, Client: OSBC, Status: Completed

0, Recruitment of Subject Matter Experts, Client: Planning and Convergence Department, Status: On-going

0, Recruitment, Client: Planning and Convergence Department, Status: On-going

Work Experience

2004- 2009, University Lecturer, Norwegian University of Science and techonology, Trondheim, Norway.
2009- 2011, Lecturer, Center for Occupational and Life Stress, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
2011 Sept- 2013 Jan (Assistant Professor) Xavier Institute of Management, BBSR, India.
2013 Feb-till today (Associate Professor) Xavier Institute of Management, BBSR, India