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Dr. MAHIMA THAKUR
About Me:
Dr. Mahima Thakur is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Management studies and she received her Ph.D. degree from IIT Delhi. She was formerly the counseling psychologist of IIT Delhi. Dr. Thakur joined FMS in 2010 and she teaches courses in the areas of Business Communication, Industrial Relations, Change Management and Leadership. She is also a national level basketball (represented State and University in Nationals and Zonals) and tennis player ( played North Zone and central India).
Education:
PhD (IIT Delhi)
Academic Experience:
Dr. Mahima Thakur served as the counselling psychologistat the counselling centre of IIT Delhi from 2000-2006. She has 17 years of experience (Six years of Industry experience and 11 years of teaching experience). She has been teaching at Faculty of Management Studies since November 2010.
Areas of Interest/Specialisation:
Psychology, Organisational Behaviour, Change Management, Business Communication and Industrial relations
Conferences/Seminars/Presentations:
She has presented her research papers in prestigious national and international conferences namely at University of Cambridge, Copenhagen Business School, University of Adelaide, Australia, Paris, IIT Delhi,University of Goa and IIM Khozikode
Papers Presented:
1. Thakur,M. & Sharma K.T. (2017) A study of factors related to Integration in Indo-European Mergers and Acquisition. Paper presented at the EAMSA conference at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark 2.Thakur, M. & Maini,R.(2017) Sexual harassment of Women in unions and it's impact on union participation. Paper presented at the International conference on Women Studies and Social Sciences, Chandigarh 3.Maini,R & Thakur, M. (2017) Impact of demographic factors on women's participation in Trade unions: Evidence from indian PSUs. Paper presented at the International conference on Women Studies and Social Sciences, Chandigarh 4.Thakur, M. & Thukral, A. (2017) Workplace challenges for differantly-abled women. Paper presented at the International conference on Women Studies and Social Sciences, Chandigarh 5.Thakur, M (2016) Women Participation in unions: The Indian Challenge. Paper presented at the National Academy of Psychology 25th Silver Jubliee Convention, University of Allahabad 6.Thakur, M (June, 2011) Correlates and Predictors of Empowerment : The Context of a Fast Transforming Culture Paper presented at the International Conference on Psychology and Psychological Sciences at Paris. 7.Thakur, M. & Sharma, A. (August 2008). Tracing the roots of leadership style by Paper presented at International conference of knowledge, culture and change at the University of Cambridge 8.Thakur, M. & Kulshreshtha (August 2008) Professionalisation of the third sector: a study of the NGO sector. Paper presented at International conference of knowledge, culture and change at the University of Cambridge on the 5th-8th August August, 2008 9.Thakur,M & Juneja R. (2008) Impact of Role stress on psychological empowerment. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Industrial and Organizational Conference on 28th June at Monash University, Adelaide, Australia. 10.Thakur, M., & Batra, Sonal. (2007) A comparative study of knowledge management initiatives in industries in India by Paper included in conference proceedings at the 7th international conference on knowledge, culture and change at the Singapore Management University 11.Mahima S Thakur & Reema Juneja (July 2007) Impact of Role Stress on organizational committment of employees during an acquisition by. Paper included in conference proceedings at the 7th international conference on knowledge, culture and change at the Singapore Management University
Research Papers/Projects:
International Publications ( Int. Journals and Books) 1.Thakur, M., Bansal, A.& Stokes (2016) Role of training in merger success: an integrative learning perspective. Advances in Mergers and Acqusitions. Routledge. 2.Thakur,M., Maini.R.,(2016) Unravelling the barriers women face in participation in trade Unions. Social Sciences International Research Journal,Research Journal, Volume II, Issue I 3.Thakur, M., & Bansal, A (2014) Framework of HR Enablers for Successful M&A Integration: A Study of Three Transactions.Chapter published in edited book by Risberg, King and O. Meglio ‘The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions’.Routledge Publications, United Kingdom 4.Bansal, A., and, Thakur, M. (2013). The impact of perception of organizational transfer climate factors and trainees’ characteristics on training transfer: the context of mergers and acquisitions.: Journal of International Business and Economics, 1(1), 50- 66 5.Thakur, M & Khatri, P & Ahuja,Y. (2012) Towards redefining values in business: Special reference to the reality show ‘Sach ka Samna’, Int. J. Indian Culture and Business Management, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012 6.Thakur, M. & Sharma, A.(2008) . Tracing the roots of leadership style, International Journal Of Culture, Knowledge And Management, Volume 8, Issue 1 7.Thakur, M. & Kulshreshtha, D. (2008) Professionalisation of the third sector a study of the NGO sector .International Journal Of Culture, Knowledge And Management, Vol 8, Issue 1 8.Thakur, M., & Khatri (2008) Social implications of invasive marketing: An intercultural study. Seoul Journal Of Business Vol 14(1): 9.Thakur, M. & Reema Juneja (2008)Impact of Role Stress on organizational commitment of employees during an acquisition. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management Volume 7, Issue 11 10.Thakur, M., & Batra, Sonal (2008). A comparative study of knowledge management initiatives in industries in India International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management Volume 7, Issue 11 11.Thakur M. & Juneja Reema (2011), “Understanding the Dynamics between Role Stress, Commitment and Satisfaction: A Comparative Empirical Investigation of Employees of an Acquired and of an Acquiring Organization in India. Chapter published in edited book by Jon Westover "Examining Job Satisfaction: Causes, Outcomes, and Comparative Differences". Common Ground Publishers 12.Thakur, Mahima & Khatri,P (2008) Social Implications of Invasive Marketing: A Crosscultural Empirical Investigation In The Indian and American Context Chapter published in edited book by Amitabha Ghosh in Marketing to Children: Ethics and Practices. ICFAI 13. Sharma, A. & Thakur, M. (2008) Flexible Organizational culture: Perception of IT Managers (2003). Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management vol.4.
Research interests:
Dr. Thakur has published papers in the area of Change Management, Empowerment, Leadership, Industrial Relations, Gender Studies and Knowledge Management