Papri Nath

Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management.

PhD (IIT Kharagpur), M.A. (Banaras Hindu University)

+91 431 250 5051

papri@iimtrichy.ac.in

Papri Nath is a PhD from IIT Kharagpur. Currently she is a faculty in the area of Organizational Behavior at IIM Trichy. She holds a master’s degree in Psychology (specialization: Organizational Behavior) from Banaras Hindu University. She is a University level Gold Medalist in Psychology at Graduation level. She received 'Mother Theodosia A.C. Memorial Scholarship' for the same. She is also a recipient of the 'Junior Research Fellowship' granted by University Grants Commission (UGC-JRF). Her thesis was nominated in the 'best five thesis' category by ' Prof. Durganand Sinha Dissertation Award Trust'. Her areas of research interest are positive emotions, psychological resilience, attributional style, retirement planning, and mindfulness. She has attended conferences like International Congress of Psychology and International Congress of Applied Psychology. She has offered training programmes to National Judicial Academy, India Post, NLC India, Saint Gobain, CTSTI, ITI, NSTI etc. She teaches Post graduate and Research students at IIM Trichy.

Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. | Year – 2015

  •  (2015). Psychological Capital as a Catalyst to Positive Organizations. In Positive psychology: Applications in Work, health, and Well-being. Kumar, U., Archana, & Prakash, V. (Eds.), New Delhi, Pearson Education.

Totawar, A. K., Nambudiri, R., & Papri Nath | Year – 2016
I am in a Good Mood, but does that affect my Self-efficacy? An Experimental Study to Test the Moderation of Hedonic and Utilitarian Motivation. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Volume 14 (115-140)

Papri Nath teaches Post graduate and Research students at IIM Trichy. ‘Managing Organizations’ and ‘Managing People and Performance in Organizations’ for Post graduate level ‘Personality in Managing and Leading’ for Executive Management Programme (PGPBM) at IIM Trichy Chennai Center ‘Managing Difficult People at Work’ for Post graduate and Executive Management programme (PGPBM) at IIM Trichy Chennai Center ‘Experimental Research in Management’ and ‘Positive Organizational Behaviour and Scholarship’ for Doctoral (FPM) students ‘Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management’ for Satellite Teaching programme, Post Graduate Certificate of Business Management (PGCBM), collaboration of IIM Trichy and NIIT Imperia.

PUBLICATIONS
Research Article

  • Pradhan, R. K., & Nath, P. (2014). Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology. In Positive Psychology In the light of Indian Traditions, S. Saini (Ed.), Ideal Publishing Solutions.
  • Pradhan, R. K., Nath, P., Pradhan, S., & Sarangi, D. K. (2014). Examining the moderating role of psychological resilience on emotional labour and job outcomes. Journal of Indian Business Research. (Under review).
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2014). Does feeling happy contributes to flexible thinking: Exploring the association between positive emotions and cognitive flexibility. Psychological Studies, 59 (2), 180-190.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2012). Influence of positive affect on physical health and psychological wellbeing: Examining the mediating role of psychological resilience. Journal of Health Management, 14(2), 161–174.
  • Pradhan, R. K., & Nath, P. (2012). Perception of entrepreneurial orientation and emotional intelligence:  A study on Indian future techno managers. Global Business Review, 13(1), 89–108.
  • Pradhan, R. K., & Nath, P. (2012). Rethinking entrepreneurship: Developing a psychosocial framework. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 38(3), 9–18.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2011). Positive writing and positive wellbeing: Issues and implications. Indian Journal of Health and Well Being, 2(1), 61–64.
  • Pradhan, R. K., & Nath, P. (2011).Dynamics of positive emotions and creative potential, Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 2(1), 103–107.
Research Magazines
  • Nath, P. (2011). Re employment @ 60...Appointment with leisure. PsyInsight, Indian Association of Health, Research and Welfare, 2, 35.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2011).Building psychological resilience potential. PsyInsight, Indian Association of Health, Research and Welfare, 2, 6.
CONFERENCES
Individual papers
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2016). Are Positive People more Happy and Healthy: Examining the role of Emotional Intelligence, 31st International Congress of psychology, July 24-29, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Nath, P., & Lanke, P. (2016). Dance for a Better Life: Examining the Positive Outcomes of Dancing. National Academy of Psychology Conference, December 29-31, Chennai, India.
  • Nath, P. & Pradhan, R. K. (2015). Are Positive People more Happy and Healthy? Examining the Role of Positive Emotions in Enhancement of Wellbeing. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, May 7 - 9, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Nath, P. (2015). Does Feeling Positive Contribues to Well being at Work ? A symposium on ‘A Proactive Perspective to Organizations: Impact of Positive Organizational Behavior on Well-being at Work’. 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2014). Examining the impact of positive emotions on cognitive functioning. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2013). Implications of positive emotions in growing out of adversity: Examining the role of individual differences. Indian Academy of Management, IIM Ahmedabad, India.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2012). Dynamics of positivity and wellbeing. International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2012).Examining the influence of positive emotions on cognitive flexibility. National Conference on Positive Behaviour: Perspectives and Applications, Pondicherry, India.
  • Pradhan, R. K., & Nath, P. (2012). Positive affect and psychological well being: Examining the moderating role of personality factors. National Conference on Positive Behaviour: Perspectives and Applications, Pondicherry, India.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2012).Positive emotions, positive strength, and creative potential. XXth Annual Convention of NAOP and International Conference on Mind, Culture and Human Activities, New Delhi, India.
  • Nath, P., & Pradhan, R. K. (2009). Emotional intelligence and entrepreneurial orientation among future techno managers’ of India. 8th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology, New Delhi, India.
  • Totawar, A. K., Nath, P., & Upadhyay, B. K. (2008).Quality of work life and job satisfaction in a public sector unit. Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Kolkata, India.
Symposium Presentation
  • Nath, P. (2015). Does Feeling Positive Contribues to Well being at Work ?A symposium on ‘A Proactive Perspective to Organizations: Impact of Positive Organizational Behavior on Well-being at Work’. Submitted at the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.
  • Nath, P. (2014). Influence of Positive Affect on Health and Well Being. A symposium on ‘Emotions in the workplace: Perspectives from India’. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.
RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PROGRESS
  • Lead investigator of a project on Rise and fall of the Largest Mobile Manufacturing Unit: An Organizational Life Cycle Perspective.
  • A project entitled ‘Does Dancing makes you Happier, Stronger, and Healthier? Examining the impact of Dancing on Physical and Psychological Well being
TEACHING
  • ‘Managing Organizations’  and ‘Managing People and Performance in Organizations’ for Post graduate level
  • ‘Personality in Managing and Leading’ for Executive Management Programme (PGPBM) at IIM Trichy Chennai Center
  • ‘Managing Difficult People at Work’ for Post graduate and Executive Management programme (PGPBM) at IIM Trichy Chennai Center
  • ‘Experimental Research in Management’ and ‘Positive Organizational Behaviour and Scholarship’ for Doctoral (FPM) students
  • ‘Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management’ for Satellite Teaching programme, Post Graduate Certificate of Business Management (PGCBM), collaboration of IIM Trichy and NIIT Imperia.
EXECUTIVE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
  • Organized a ‘Four weeks General Management Program’ for Manipal Global as the Programme Director (17 Nov – 12 Dec 2014).
  • Conducted training programmes at ‘National Judicial Academy’ Bhopal on Personality, Leadership, Time Management, and Stress Management for judicial registrars.
  • Offered a 6 hour workshop on ‘Managing Difficult People at Work’ for Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management 02 (PGCBM 02, satellite programme offered by IIM Trichy and NIIT Imperia) batch, as a part of 3 day campus visit for 65 participants.

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