Swati Ghulyani

Assistant Professor
PhD (IIM Indore)
Areas of interest
Disability and Disability Inclusion at Workplace, Positive Organizational Scholarship, Qualitative Research Methods
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Dr. Swati Ghulyani completed her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from Indian Institute of Management Indore in 2019. Her dissertation titled "Disability Identity and Social Symbolic Work" aims at disability inclusion in the workplace by bringing forward the narratives of disabled individuals. Prior to joining the Ph.D. programme, she worked as an HR Generalist at NEC Technologies India Pvt. Limited (a 100% subsidiary of NEC Japan). She has qualified UGC NET-JRF (December 2014) in Management and her educational qualifications include MBA and B. Tech (CSE). She has presented her research work at international conferences such as Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Association for Business Communication, European Group of Organizational Studies, and International Association for Business and Society. Her case studies have been published with Ivey Publishing and IIM Raipur-ET Cases.

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/swatighulyani

Research Interests:

Disability and Disability Inclusion in Workplace

Forms of Social Symbolic Work

Positive Organizational Scholarship (Psychological Capital, Post Traumatic Growth)

Enhancing Student Performance in Higher Education

a) Nambudiri, R., Shaik, R., & Ghulyani, S. (2019). Student personality and academic achievement: mediating role of psychological capital (PsyCap). International Journal of Educational Management.

b) Ghulyani, S. (2019, July). When do I ask? How do I Tell? Accommodation and Sensitization Strategies of Disabled Employees. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 18990). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

c) Ghulyani, S. (2019, July). Phoenix from the Ashes: Posttraumatic Growth Process through Emotion Work and Identity Work. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 19281). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

d) Nambudiri, R., Shaik, R., Tiwari, S., & Ghulyani, S. (2019, July). Role of Personality Traits and Psychological Capital in Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Study. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 18116). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

e) Ghulyani, S. & Nambudiri, R. (2018). GAIL (India) Limited: Transforming safety culture. Ivey Publishing (Product Number: 9B18C028)

f) Nambudiri, R. & Ghulyani S. (2017). Transforming Higher Education: How Culture Disables a University’s Change Initiative. ET Cases-GSMC. Product code: OB-1-0054, OB-1-0054A
g) Nambudiri, R., Shaik, R., & Ghulyani, S. (2017). Does your Academic Performance depend on your Personality? The Mediating role of PsyCap. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2017, No. 1, p. 15966). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.


a) Reviewer: AOM 2016, AIB 2017, AOM 2017, IABS 2017, AOM 2018, IABS 2018, AOM 2019, EURAM 2019

b) Reviewer: Indore Management Journal (IMJ), SAGE Open 

c) Organizing Committee Member: 3rd PAN IIM World Management Conference (December 16-18, 2015), 2017 IIM Indore-NASMEI Summer Marketing Conference (July 26-28, 2017), 5th Biennial Indian Academy of Management Conference 2017 (December 17-20, 2017)

d) Core Committee Member: Conference on Excellence in Research & Education (CERE) 2016 held at IIM Indore (May 5-8, 2016)


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