Core Faculty
Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management

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Phone: +91-7900444092 (Ext. 221)
Email: rakesh.agrawal@iimkashipur.ac.in
IIM Kashipur
Kundeshwari, Kashipur
District- Udham Singh Nagar
Uttarakhand 244713


Dr. Rakesh Agrawal holds a Ph.D. in Behavioural Sciences (Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, besides being a B.Tech. from IIT Bombay and M.Tech. in Behavioural & Social Sciences from IIT Delhi. He has over fourteen years of experience in teaching and research. Before joining IIM Kashipur, he has worked with Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad and GLA Institute of Technology and Management, Mathura. He has taught various courses in OB & HRM at the post graduate level – such as Organizational Behaviour, Organization Theory, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Strategic HRM, Organizational Development, etc.

Dr Agrawal takes a keen interest in exploring and comprehending human behavior, especially in relation to spirituality and higher principles of life. He seeks to relate these to management and management education. His research covers areas such as business ethics, spirituality and management, stress in organizations and employer branding. He has presented papers in reputed international conferences in India and abroad, including those organized by Academy of Management, Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (a division of APA) and Asia Academy of Management. He has published in Journal of Human Values (Sage), Social Psychology of Education (Springer), Benchmarking, An International Journal (Emerald), Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier), etc. He also has two book chapters on ethics, humanism and spiritual integrity to his credit (Palgrave).

  • S. Singh, A.D. Kodwani & R.K. Agrawal (2013). Role of Lifestyle Orientation and Perceived Organizational Functioning in Psychological Empowerment of IT professionals. Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol 20(3): 396-418

  • R.K. Agrawal & P. Swaroop (2009). Effect of Employer Brand Image on Application Intentions of B-School Undergraduates. Vision- The Journal of Business Perspective, Vol. 13(3): 41-49.

  • R.K. Agrawal & S.S. Chahar (2007). Examining Role Stress Among Technical Students in India. Social Psychology of Education, 10(1): 77-91. [Springer]

  • R.K. Agrawal & Kiran Bedi (2002). Transforming The Self: Exploring Effects of Vipassana on Delhi Police Trainees. Journal of Human Values, 8(1): 45-56; Jan-Jun, 2002 [Sage] (earlier published online as Transforming Values Through Vipassana for Principle-Centered Living: Evidence From Delhi Police Personnel in e-journal Journal of Power & Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Review, 2(2), 2001. http://www.spaef.com/JPE_PUB/).

Contributions in Books:

  • R.K. Agrawal (2013). Spiritual Integrity: Building Blocks for Ethics and Humanism. In (Eds): W. Amann & A. Stachowicz-Stanusch ‘Integrity in Irganizations,’ pp289-306, ; Hampshire, UK: Palgrave

  • (Case) R. K. Agrawal (2011). The Best Inputs for Maximizing Your Output: Humanistic Practices at Micromatic Grinding. In (Eds): Ernst vonKimakowitz. ‘Humanistic Management in Practice: How Responsible Businesses Create Success Stories’, Humanistic Management Network, Switzerland, pp 147-169; Hampshire, UK: Palgrave.

  • Courses
Number Name Term
1 Organizational Behaviour I
2 Human Resources Management III