Abhishek K. Totawar

Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management.

Fellow (IIM Indore), M.A in Psychology (BHU, Varanasi)

+91 431 250 5019

abhishek@iimtrichy.ac.in

Abhishek Totawar is a faculty in the area of Organizational Behavior & HRM. His primary research area is organizational behavior, where he focuses on organizational justice, leadership and culture in the context of organizational change, and psychological capital. Working in these areas he had opportunities to present his work at avenues like Academy of Management (AOM) USA, European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) Finland, International Congress of Psychology (ICP) Paris, European Congress of Psychology (ECP) Milan; leading to publications in international peer-reviewed journals like Human Resource Development Review and South Asian Journal of Management. He has co-authored a few case studies, which are published with Ivey Publications, Case Centre, and Journal of Organizational Behavior Education.

At the MBA and Executive MBA program, he teaches courses like Micro Organizational Behavior, and Leading Organizational Change. After completing his Masters in Psychology from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Abhishek earned his PhD (Fellow) from IIM Indore. He has attended the Participant Centered Learning Program (Executive Education) at the Harvard Business School, Boston.

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Journal Articles

Totawar, Abhishek | Year – 2020

  • At the MBA and Executive MBA programs, he teaches two courses on Micro Organizational Behavior, and Leading Organizational Change. 
  • At the doctoral level he teaches Advanced Micro OB, and Applied Behavioral Sciences.
  • As part of MDP/Training, he has engaged with variety of audiences ranging from mix of executive participants of the e-learning post-graduate certificate programs, to customized programs for government departments (e.g., Joint Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners of Commercial Tax Dept), public sector undertakings (e.g., NLC, IOCL, CPCL), entrepreneurs sponsored by the Ministry of MSME, and mid to senior level executives from corporates (e.g., VDart, Roca India, Tally, Omega Healthcare, Novo Nordisk, and Datamatics)

Conference Presentations

Selvanathan, K., & Totawar, A. K. | Year – 2014

Educational attainment diversity as a linkage between organizational workforce diversity and societal diversity. To be presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2014

Explaining how organizational justice influences job satisfaction and organizational commitment: Using quality of work life as a mediator. To be presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2013

How does organizatioanl justice influence job satisfaction and organizational commitment? Explaining with psychological capital. Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management 2013, Ahmedabad, India.

Totawar, A. K., Nambudiri, R., & Selvaraj, P. | Year – 2013

Justice, Satisfaction, Commitment: Mediation of Quality of Work Life and Psychological Capital. The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2013, Florida, USA.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2012

Feeling fair and being satisfied: effect of organizational justice on job satisfaction and the mediation of quality of work life. International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2012

Justice, satisfaction, commitment and the mediation of psychological capital. National Conference on Positive Behavior: Perspectives and Applications. Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2012

Organizational justice, job satisfaction and organizational commitment: The mediation of quality of work life and psychological capital. European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.

Totawar, A. K., Nambudiri, R., & Selvaraj, P. | Year – 2012

Mood and Self-Efficacy: The Moderating Effect of Hedonic and Utilitarian Motivation. The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2012, Boston, USA.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2011

Organizational justice and job satisfaction: The mediation of quality of work life. Indian Academy of Management Conference, IIM Bangalore, India.

Totawar, A. K., & Nambudiri, R. | Year – 2011

Organizational justice, job satisfaction and the mediating role of quality of work life. Published proceedings of the International Conference and Colloquium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sharma, A., & Totawar, A. K. | Year – 2010

HR 2.0: Leveraging Social Media for Employment Engagement. International Conference & Colloquium, Indore, India.

Mishra, V., & Totawar, A. K. | Year – 2009

Sex related thought and belief amongst Indian expeditioners to Antarctica. Conference proceeding published in Psychological Studies, 54(4), 310-352.

Totawar, A. K. | Year – 2009

MBA admission test score and enterpreneurial inclination. Research Advances & Trends: Postgraduate Conference & Colloquium. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Totawar, A. K., & Upadhyay, B. K. | Year – 2008

A study of quality of work life in a Public Sector Unit. 95th Indian Science Congress Association Conference, Visakhapatnam, India.

Totawar, A. K., Nath, P., & Upadhyay, B. K. | Year – 2008

Quality of work life and job satisfaction in a Public Sector Unit. International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Kolkata, India.

Chairperson - Placement & External Relations (2014-2018)

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