Faculty Details

Prof. Kalpana Sahoo

Assistant Professor, Organisational Behaviour
MA: Psychology, MPhil:Psychology (Utkal Univ.), PhD (Utkal University)
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Teaching Interests

Organizational Behaviour, Personality Development ,Transformational Leadership,Personal Identity & Career Management

Research Interests

Psychological wellbeing,positive psychology, emotional &spiritual intelligence , personality development and leadership

Administrative Responsibilities

Coordinator of University Dialogue Series
Member of AACSB
Member of Student Affair Committee

Other Membership

Indian Academy of Applied Psychology
National Academy of Psychological (NAOP)

Research & Publications


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

2015, JOURNAL: Predictors of Employee Wellbeing’s among Private & Public Sector: An Empirical Study in Odisha, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Social & Management Sciences ,India

2015, JOURNAL: Diversity Awareness Skills,A Road for Business Excellence, The Brahmaputra Rhythm of the Promises,India

2015, Journal: Attributes of Women Feminists As Perceived by Management Students, International Journal of Exclusive Management Research,India

2015, JOURNAL: Personality Predictors of charismatic leadership,


2016, Book: Alchemy of Human Happiness, Ashra Publication

#Book Chapter

2017, Chapter: Adolesence Issues and Challanges, Aaviskar Publisher,India

2017, Chapter: Riding The New Tides Navigating the Future through Effective People Management, emerald publishing,New Delhi,India

2016, Chapter: Service Management, Himalaya Publishing House,India


2017, Conference-Attended: Resiliency in Women: A Positive Strategy to Manage Work Adversity , Venue: Convention Center (Crystal Hall), Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

2017, Conference-Conducted: Creating an Inspired Workforce: Fostering Positive Emotions in the Workplace, Venue: XIMB

2017, Conference-Attended: Gender and Management: Issues & Challenges paper titled Resiliency in Women: A Positive Strategy to Manage Work Adversity , Venue: Convention Center (Crystal Hall), Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

2017, Conference-Attended: National Conference Good Governance: Then Now and Beyond.Workplace Spirituality and Corporate Governance , Venue: SRI SRI UNIVERSITY,CUTTACK

2016, Conference-Attended: Human Resource Management to Human Capital Management:A Paradigm Shift Title of the paper:The Role of Workplace Spirituality in Talent Management, Venue: Nalco Auditorium

2016, Seminars-Talks: Positive Psychology: A New Ethos for Health and Well-Being, Venue: University of Hyderabad

2016, Seminars-Talks: Spiritually -Oriented Education in Workplace: A Critical Step towards Sustainability , Venue: Xavier University Bhubaneswar

2016, Seminars-Talks: Positivity: A Value Addition for Organizational Commitment , Venue: Government Wonem's College,Baripada

2016, Conference-Attended: Spiritualism: -A Tool for Sustainabile Development, Venue: ICSSR Research Institute in Collaboration with Govt. of Odisha

2015, Conference-Attended: The Psychological Antecedents of CSR : An Application of Self Determination and Social Influence Theories, Venue: Department of PM & IR, Utkal University, 9th – 10th May, 2015

2015, Conference-Attended: A study on the Effect of Performance Management on Employee s’ Job Performance: An Empirical study of RSP, Venue: NIT Rourkela,9th & 10th,November