Priyanka Vallabh

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

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Priyanka Vallabh has completed her doctoral thesis in Organizational behavior area from XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, India. Her doctoral thesis examined the role of empathy in relationship between workplace spirituality and moral judgment competence. She is also a qualified Electrical Engineer. Prior to her thesis work, she had taught courses in Electrical Engineering. She has also worked for an electrical equipment manufacturing company. 

She had also contributed research papers in an International (ABDC Ranked) and four National (with good impact factor) Journals. One of her work is also accepted as a book chapter which is under review. She has also presented papers in reputed international conferences and seminars 

like one organized by Yale University and University of Arkansas, USA. The paper based on her thesis was selected under the final three papers for National Academy of Psychology (NAOPs), Best Paper Award, during NAOP’s 24th Annual Convention. She has also taken few training sessions at Indian Institute of Coal Management (Ranchi). 



•Vallabh P. &Singhal M. (2014)

Buddhism and Decision Making at Individual, Team and Organizational Levels

Journal of Management Development, 33(8/9), 763-775. (Emerald) (ABDC Ranked Journal)

• Vallabh P. &Singhal M. (2011)

Workplace Spirituality Facilitation- A Person-Organization Fit Approach. In Proceedings of International Faith and Spirit at Work Conference at the University of Arkansas, pp. 56-79.

The paper is also posted on the Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality, University of Arkansas, USA website.


• Vallabh P. &Singhal M. (2014)

Workplace Spirituality Facilitation – A Person –Organization Fit Approach

Journal of Human Values, 20 (2), pp.193-207 (Sage)

A Journal by Management Centre for Human Values, IIM, Kolkata.

• Vallabh P. &Chalil G. R. (2012)

Analyzing Resistance to Change in a Social Movement using Content Analysis

Drishtikon: A Management Journal, 3(2), pp. 17-29

A Biannual Journal of SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development)

• Vallabh P. &Vallabh G.(2014)

Determinants of Student Academic Performance in Indian B-Schools – An Empirical InvestigationGlobal Journal of Enterprise Information System, 7 (1), pp. 3-6, ISSN: 0975-153X. (Impact Factor of 1.27)

• Vallabh P. (2015)

Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Effectiveness: Role of Organizational Culture

Management and Labor Studies, (Sage)

A Journal by XLRI, Jamshedpur (Under Review)


• Vallabh, P., Singhal, M. (2012).

Buddhism and Decision Making at Individual, Team and Organizational Levels

has been presented at the Practical Wisdom for Management and Economics from the Buddhist Traditions held at Thammasat Business School, Bangkok, November 15-16, 2012 (Thailand) organized by  Yale University, ABIS (The Academy of Business in Society) and supported by EFMD (the European Foundation for Management Development).  

• Vallabh, P., Singhal, M. (2011).

Workplace Spirituality Facilitation- A Person-Organization Fit Approach 

The paper was presented at International Faith and Spirit at Work Conference (Nov 7- 9, 2011) at the University of Arkansas, USA. 

Earlier version of paper was accepted for presentation at SLAM, Spirituality Leadership & Management: Wisdom at Work, 8th International Conference at Sydney, Australia.

• Vallabh, P. (2010, August).

Workplace spirituality-relationship with organizational culture and organizational effectiveness

Presented at AIMS International Conference on Value-based Management at DevSanskritiVishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, India

• Vallabh, P.(2010)

Network Forms of Organization- Organizational life cycle approach

Had been presented for a POSTER SESSION at the First International Marketing Conference (MARCON 2010) held at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in Kolkata during December 27-29, 2010. 

• Vallabh, P.(2013)

'Individual Workplace Spirituality and Decision Making at Individual, Team and Organizational Levels' was accepted for presentation at 4th International Conference on Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership(January 10 -12, 2013 at XIMB Bhubaneswar).


• Has worked on a research project ‘Application of Behavioral Finance Concepts in Indian Real Estate’ at XLRI Jamshedpur.


• Reviewer for Academy of Management 2013 Annual Meeting, August, 9 - 13, in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL.

• Reviewer for Academy of Management the 2014 Meeting, August,1-5 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


• One of the Organizers for the XLRI Doctoral Colloquium held at XLRI, Jamshedpur during Oct 18-19, 2014.

• Participated in Organizing Academy of Management (IAM) Inaugural Conference held at XLRI, Jamshedpur, December 28-30, 2009.