Core Faculty

Dr. Alpana Agarwal

Assistant Professor
Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior

Brief Profile

Dr. Alpana Agarwal is an Assistant Professor in the area of HR-OB. She is a MBA (Gold medalist) from Mody Institiute of Technology and Science, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan. She has over 9 years of experience in teaching and research. She had qualified UGC NET-JRF. She has carried out her Ph.D. work on a new and unique area of research i.e. 'Bio-inspired Management System’. She has nine international publications to her credit with journals of repute. Her total citation count is 35. She is also supervising a Ph.D scholar in the area of organizational change and development.

Educational Qualification

Ph.D. UGC-NET/JRF, MBA (HR), B.Sc (Biotechnology)

Experience

10 years in teaching and research

Areas of Interest

  • Organization Behaviour
  • Systems approach to management
  • Biomimicry

Research Publications

  1. “Modeling Attributes of Human Body Organization using ISM and AHP”, Jindal Journal of Business Research, Vol. 6 (1), pp. 1-19, June 2017.
    (Published by Sage, GISI- Journal Impact Factor, 2011- 2.17 - Indexing -Google Scholar, J-Gate).
  2. “A Bio-inspired model of organizational excellence”, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 13 (2), pp. 132-153, December 2016.
    (Published by Emerald; Indexing- ABI/INFORM, Business Source Alumni Edition/Complete/Corporate Plus/Elite/Premier (EBSCO), ProQuest, ReadCube Discover, Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index, Google Scholar).
  3. “A TISM based bionic model of organizational excellence”, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 16 (4), pp. 361-376, December 2015.
    (Published by Springer; Indexing- Scopus, Google Scholar, CNKI, Current Abstracts, EBSCO Business Source, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO TOC Premier, OCLC, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc), SCImago, Summon by ProQuest)).
  4. “Line and staff functions in organizations revisited: a bionic system analogy using ISM”, Vision, Vol. 19 (2), pp. 1-15, June 2015.
    (Published by SAGE, GISI- Journal Impact Factor, 2012- 1.52; Indexing- Scopus, Google Scholar, DeepDyve, EBSCO, Global Institute for Scientific Information, Indian Citation Index (ICI), J-Gate, OCLC, Proquest: Business Premium Collection, Proquest: Central, UGC).
  5. “Bio-inspired managerial insights for a flexible and efficient organization: a SAP-LAP analysis”, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 15 (4), pp. 345-361, December 2014.
    (Published by Springer; Indexing- SCOPUS, Google Scholar, CNKI, Current Abstracts, EBSCO Business Source, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO TOC Premier, OCLC, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc), SCImago, Summon by ProQuest).
  6. “An analogy between organizational and individual cultural profiles: revisiting Denison’s model of culture”, Value Based Management, Vol. 3 (2), pp. 13-26, December 2014.
    (Indexing- Google Scholar).
  7. “Human body food supply chain and inventory models analogy: an empirical validation”, Journal of Technology Management for Growing Economies, Vol. 5 (1), pp. 63-79 April 2014.
    (Indexing- Google Scholar).
  8. “Designing a performance management system inspired by human body organization”, International Journal of Bioassays, Vol.2 (6), pp. 889-896, June, 2013.
  9. “Bio-inspired models of team work: some managerial insights”, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 6 (3), pp. 6-11, March 2013.
    (GISI- Journal Impact Factor, 2012 - 0.4210).

Workshops & Conferences Attended

  1. One day MDP on ‘Advanced Excel for Business Analytics’, IBS Business School, Gurgaon (18th April, 2015).
  2. Two day MDP on ‘Structural Equation Modeling Using IBM AMOS & SmartPLS’, IBS Business School, Gurgaon (31st January- 1st February, 2015).
  3. One day MDP on ‘Finance Skills for Non-Finance Professionals’, The NorthCap University (Formerly ITM University), Gurgaon (4th July, 2014).
  4. Two day workshop on ‘Interpretive Structural Modeling and System Dynamics’, The NorthCap University (Formerly ITM University), Gurgaon (25th - 26th April, 2014).
  5. Two day workshop on ‘Statistical Research Methods using SPSS’, The NorthCap University (Formerly ITM University), Gurgaon (3rd - 4th May, 2013).
  6. Two-day handholding workshop on ‘Research Publications’, The NorthCap University (Formerly ITM University), Gurgaon (1st - 2nd February, 2013).
  7. Attended ‘National Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions- Issues, Opportunities and Challenges’, organized by Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi (21st- 22nd January, 2012).
  8. Attended ‘National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computing Technologies’, organized by World College of Technology and Management, Gurgaon (12th May 2011).

Achievements & Awards

  • Awarded gold medal by Mody Institute of Technology and Science (MITS), Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan in recognition of the 1st position secured in MBA program.
  • Organized and coordinated Management fest ‘Arthashastra-2015’ and ‘Arthashastra-2017’ at The NorthCap University, Gurgaon.
  • Done 1 year Japanese language course, Mody Institute of Technology and Science (MITS), Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan and secured 1st position in it.
  • Compiled reference material for Management Development Programs organized by Department of Management Studies, Poornima School of Management, Jaipur.