Anupama Sharma

Assistant Professor
Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
anupama[at]iimv[dot]ac[dot]in



Anupama Sharma holds a PhD (FPM) in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (OB&HRM) area from Indian Institute of Management, Indore (India). Her doctoral thesis dealt with the topic ‘A critical examination of work engagement outcomes: A study among Indian IT professionals’. She obtained her bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science from Banasthali Vidyapith University, Jaipur. Before joining the doctoral programme at IIM Indore, she has gained industry experience in Information Technology sector (Aricent Tech, Gurgaon). Prior to joining IIM Visakhapatnam, she has worked with Bennett University (Times Group), Greater Noida and TISS, Hyderabad as Assistant Professor. She had presented her research work in various national and international conferences of repute such as AOM, CMS, INDAM, COSMAR, EURAM, IHRM, IIM-A Doctoral Colloquium etc. . She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several reputed journals and conferences in OB&HRM. Her current research interests include work engagement, work non-work conflict, well being, and job crafting. Her teaching interests include organization behavior, change management and conflict and negotiation.

Education: PhD (FPM IIM Indore), MCA

PGP
  • Managing People and Performance in Organization (Core) 
  • Organizational Behavior-1 (Core) 
  • Conflict and Negotiation (Elective)
PhD 

  • Basic Research Methodology (Core) 
  • Theories in Behavioral Science Research (Elective)
PGPEX 

  • Organizational Behavior-1 (Core) 
  • OBHR Bridge Course (Core) 
  • Business Ethics (Core)
  • Conflict and Negotiation (Elective) 
PGCEP

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource-1 (Core) 
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource-2 (Core) 
  • International Immersion-Dubai (Core) 
CPRDM (Certificate Program in R&D Management for DRDO Scientists) 

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource (Core Module, Co-taught)

Published Research Articles 

  • Sharma, A., & Nambudiri, R. (2020), "Work engagement, job crafting and innovativeness in the Indian IT industry". Personnel Review, 49(7), 1381-1397 | (ABDC-A) 
  • Sharma, A., & Nambudiri, R. (2015). “Job-leisure conflict, turnover intention and the role of job satisfaction as a mediator: An empirical study of Indian IT professionals”. South Asian Journal of Management, 22(1), 7-27 | (ABDC-C) 
Published Book chapters 

  • Sharma, A. (2021). Managing Rewards for the key Talent. In M., Mohapatra & S., Dhir (Ed.). Talent Management: A Contemporary Perspective (1st ed., pp.176-190). New Delhi: Sage Texts 
Published Book reviews 

  • Sharma, A. (2010). Review of Book “Corporate Chanakya: Successful Management the Chanakya Ways”, by Radhakrishnan Pillai, Indore Management Journal, 2(2), 99-100 (Best Book Review Award) 
Manuscripts under Revision and Resubmission

  • Tomer, G., & Sharma, A., “Impact of Individual Perceptions of Technology on Turnover Intention among IT Professionals” in Journal of Systems and Information Technology (submitted third round of RnR) | (ABDC-B)

Peer-Reviewed Conferences: Presentations and Proceedings 

  • Sharma, A., & Tomer, G. (2021). A mixed-method approach towards organizational diagnosis in an Indian city development organization. Presented at the International Society for Data Sciences and Innovation – Global (ISDSI-Global), IIM-Nagpur, India from Dec 27-30. 
  • Sharma, A. (2019). Examining the Effects of Work Engagement on Work-nonwork Conflict: A Conservation of Resources Perspective. Accepted for presentation at the 19th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), Lisbon, Portugal, EU from June 26-30.
  • Sharma, A., & Nambudiri, R. (2017). Work engagement: Dark side of a bright construct. Presented at the 5th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) Conference, IIM-Indore, India from Dec 17-20. 
  • Sharma, A. (2017). Is work engagement always good? A look at negative personal outcomes. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Atlanta, Georgia, USA from August 4-8. 
  • Sharma, A., & Nambudiri, R. (2017). Work engagement: Side effects of a good medicine. Presented at the 10th International Critical Management Studies (CMS) Conference, Liverpool, UK from July 3-5. One among the 4 scholars across the world to get a bursary award
  • Sharma, A., & Nambudiri, R. (2017). Is work engagement always good? A look at negative personal outcomes. Accepted for presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), Glasgow, Scotland, EU from June 21-24. 
  • Sharma, A. (2017). Work engagement: Can too much of a good thing be bad. Accepted for presentation at the Pennsylvania State University’s 3rd Global Conference on International Human Resource Management (IHRM), St John’s University Manhattan Campus, USA from May 18-20. 
  • Sharma, A. (2015). Work engagement: A framework to analyze micro-level individual outcomes. 4th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) Conference at IIM-Lucknow (Noida Campus), India from Dec 11-13. Won Best Research Paper Award (Runner-up) 
  • Sharma, A. (2013). The Relationship between Job-leisure Conflict and Turnover Intention: A Social Exchange Theory and Individualization Ideology Approach. 13th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) at Istanbul, Turkey from Jun 26-29. 
  • Sharma, A. (2012). The relationship between job-leisure conflict and turnover intention: A social exchange and individualization theory approach. 12th International Human Resource Management Conference (IHRM) at MDI, Gurgaon, India from Dec 10-13. 
  • Sharma, A. (2013). A critical examination of work engagement outcomes. 13th Consortium of Students in Management Research Conference (COSMAR) at IISc, Bangalore, India from Nov 15-16. 
  • Sharma, A. (2013). Determinants of Employee Engagement: An examination of Perceived Supervisor Support and Perceived Organization Support effect. 6th IIMA Doctoral Colloquium (DC) at IIM Ahmedabad, India from Jan 8-9. 
  • Sharma, A. (2013). A critical examination of work engagement outcomes. 7th IIMA Doctoral Colloquium (DC) at IIM Ahmedabad, India from Dec 9-11.

Invited sessions as key resource person in MDPs outside IIMV:

  • Conducted 2 sessions on Negotiation Skills for MCRHRDIT (Govt. of Telangana) MES officers (Mar 2021)
  • Conducted 2 sessions on Personnel and General Management Skills for the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN, GoI), Vizag (Jan 2021)
  • Conducted 2 sessions on Personal Management for NACIN, Jaipur (Aug 2020)
  • Conducted 3 sessions on Personnel and General Management Skills for NACIN, MoF (GoI), Vizag (Mar 2020)
  • Conducted 1 session on Soft-skills to the Officers of the Income-tax Department (GoI), Vizag (Jan 2020)
  • Conducted 3 sessions on Personnel and General Management Skills for NACIN Vizag (Sept 2019)
  • Management Development Programs (MDPs) at IIMV
  • Conducted sessions on Change Management and Time Management in MDP titled ‘Transformational Leadership’ sponsored by SCOPE at IIM Visakhapatnam for 39 participants (March 2018)
  • Conducted sessions on Understanding Time Management and Interpersonal Relations and Conflict Resolution in MDP for Middle Level Managers sponsored by Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) at IIM Visakhapatnam for 23 participants (January 2018)

Program Name

Role

Sponsored by

Session Topic

Working with Change Resistance

Resource Person

IOCL

Conflicts & Resolutions:  Devising Win-Win Solutions for change

Leadership for HSL Senior Officers

Resource Person

Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. (HSL), Vizag

Conflict Management

 

TEQIP

Resource Person

NPIU, GoI

Managing conflict

LEAD for Middle-level Managers

Resource Person

EISAI

Pharmaceuticals, Vizag

Managing Change in Organizations; Managing Conflicts in Organizations

MDP for Middle- level Managers

Resource Person

Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. (HSL), Vizag

Interpersonal Relations; Conflict Resolutions

Leadership Lab for School Principals

Resource Person

CBSE

Affiliated Schools Principals,MHRD

Experiential Learning for Schools; Managing Change within

Organizations

TEQIP

Resource Person

NPIU, GoI

Case-based Teaching; Experiential Exercises

TEQIP

Co-director

NPIU, GoI

Case-based Teaching;

Experiential Exercises

TEQIP

Co-director

NPIU, GoI

Case-based Teaching; Experiential Exercises

Transformational Leadership for Senior Executives

Resource Person

SCOPE, Central Government Public Enterprises

Effective Time Management for Efficient Output;

Change Management

MDP for Middle- level Managers

Resource Person

Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. (HSL), Vizag

Understanding Time Management; Interpersonal Relations

& Conflict Resolution

  • Member-Admission Committee
  • Member- FPM Committee
  • Member- PGP Committee
  • Member- PGCEP Committee
  • Chair, Public Relations Committee (PRC)
  • PhD Committee
  • IT Resources Advisory Committee (ITRAC)
  • Academic Program Admissions Committee (APAC)
  • Official Language Implementation Committee (OLIC)
  • Anti-Ragging Committee (ARC)