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Vartika Dutta

Vartika Dutta Assistant Professor
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

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Dr Vartika Dutta is an Assistant Professor in the area of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (OB & HR) at the Indian Institute of Management Amritsar, India. She completed her PhD in Management from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Her thesis was in the area of Educational leadership. Before joining us, she was working as an Assistant Professor at the Goa Institute of Management in the area of OB & HR for close to four years. She comes with rich work experience in training and consulting and has held significant positions in the training and development vertical of reputed financial and skill development firms. She has conducted numerous management development programs and workshops for the working executives in the area of leadership, understanding and managing self and managing and retaining talent in turbulent times and persuasive communication. She is a trained Happiness Coach and is working in the area of creating positive and happy workplaces. She was also overseeing international exchange partnerships in her previous organization and had tailored and offered “India Immersion programs” for many international participants. She has research publications in refereed international journals and has presented her work at several national and international conferences.

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Behavioral psychology, Educational leadership and management, Gender and Diversity Issues, Inclusive education, Talent management, Digital workforce and workplaces, MOOC'S digital ecologies and affordances, Social data analysis

  • Core Courses- Individual Behavior in Organizations, Interpersonal and Group Processes, Organizational Structure and Design, Human Resource Management
  • Elective Courses- Talent Management, HR Analytics, Leadership in Organizations, The Science of Happiness, Emotional Intelligence, Learning and Development, Effective Negotiations, International Human Resource Management
  • Dutta, V. and Sahney, S.(2016), School leadership and its impact on student achievement: The mediating role of school climate and teacher job satisfaction, International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 30, No.6, pp. 941-958.
  • Dutta, V. and Sahney, S.(2015), School leadership and its impact on student achievement: The role of mediators, in Harish Chaudhry (Ed.) Excellence in School Education VI: High achieving schools,Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, ISBN 13:978-81-8477-756-7.
  • Dutta, V. and Sahney, S.(2014), School leadership in Indian secondary schools, in Harish Chaudhry (Ed.) Excellence in School Education V: Leadership and Values, New Delhi: Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd, ISBN 978-93-5103-661-6, pp. 161-177.
  • Dutta, V. and Datta, B. (2011), Leadership in Organisations by Gary Yukl - A Book Review, Indore Management Journal, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 70-73.
  • Dutta, V. (2010), HR Outsourcing theory and practice, in Saritprava Das and Bharati Deshpande (Eds.) Human resource management in the new economy, Navi Mumbai : Institute for Technology and Management, New Delhi : Excel Books, ISBN 978-81-7446826-0, pp. 288-299.