Umesh  Bamel

OB and HR
Associate Professor

Umesh  Bamel


(Highly Commended Award winner of the 2013 Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Leadership & Organization Development category)

MBA, Maharishi Dayanand University Rohtak.
B.Sc., Life Science, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra.

Umesh  Bamel

Asssociate Professor, IMI New Delhi, June 2020
Assistant Professor, IIM Amritsar, April, 2018 to May 2020
Assistant Professor, IIM Raipur, March, 2014 to April, 2017
Assistant Professor, NMIMS Mumbai, March, 2013 to March, 2014

Umesh  Bamel

Umesh Bamel is a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. His PhD thesis examined that how organizational climate or work environment affects employee performance. His PhD thesis was awarded as the Highly Commended Doctoral Thesis by Emerald/EFMD 2013 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in Leadership and Organizational Development category. Umesh research work has appeared and under consideration in top tier academic journals (ABDC A*, A and B) such as Accident Analysis and Prevention, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Process, International Journal of Organizational Analysis and so on. His research interest includes Organizational Climate, Safety Climate, Positive Organizational Behavior, Knowledge Management and so on. Umesh is actively involved in editorial board of various peer reviewed journals such as Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management. He has been reviewing papers for many prestigious journals to name few are Journal of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Knowledge Management, Human Relations, Personnel Review, Journal of Organizational Effectiveness, VINE, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Cleaner Production and so on. Umesh has taught in prestigious and internationally accredited business schools such as School of Business Management, NMIMS Mumbai, IIM Raipur and IIM Amritsar in full time MBA and Executive MBA programs. He has conducted numerous management development programs for corporate such as Hero FinCorp, Indian Oil, Maruti Nexa, and so on. Umesh has also conducted faculty development program for various Engineering Institutes such as NIT Raipur, Uttarakhand Technical University under TEQIP scheme.

Umesh  Bamel

Sachdeva, N., Rathore, A. K., Sondhi, N., & Bamel, U. (2023). Manifestation of customer value co-creation behaviour in the automobile industry: a perspective from Twitter analytics. Electronic Commerce Research, 1-38 (Impact factor 4.3, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Sujatha, M., Mukherjee, U., Singh, N., & Bamel, U. (2023). Improving creativity among SME employees: exploring the role of organization-based self-esteem and psychological capital. Employee Relations: The International Journal (Impact factor 3.4).

Pereira, V., Bamel, U., Temouri, Y., Budhwar, P., & Del Giudice, M. (2023). Mapping the evolution, current state of affairs and future research direction of managing cross-border knowledge for innovation. International Business Review, 32(2), 101834. (Impact factor 8.04, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Bamel, U., Talwar, S., Pereira, V., Corazza, L., & Dhir, A. (2023). Disruptive digital innovations in healthcare: Knowing the past and anticipating the future. Technovation125, 102785. (Impact factor 9.88, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Pereira, V., & Bamel, U. (2023). Charting the managerial and theoretical evolutionary path of AHP using thematic and systematic review: a decadal (2012–2021) study. Annals of Operations Research, 326(2), 635-651 (Impact factor 4.80, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Maícas, J. P., Escribá-Esteve, A., Temouri, Y., López-Muñoz, J. F., Bamel, U., & Pereira, V. (2023). Evolution and achievements of BRQ Business Research Quarterly (2014–2022). BRQ Business Research Quarterly, 26(2), 100-106 (Impact factor 4.3).

Gupta, P. and Bamel, U. (2023) Need for metacognition and critical thinking in the e-learning ecosystem: the new normal in post Covid Era, Global Business and Organizational Excellence.

Pereira, V., Temouri, Y., Wood, G., Bamel, U., and Budhwar, P. (2023) How do grand-challenges determine, drive and influence the innovation efforts of for-profit firms? A Multidimensional Analysis, Journal of Product Innovation Management, (Impact factor 9.88, ABDC A*, ABS 4).

Sureka, R., Bamel, U., Kumar, S., & Sinha, A. (2023). Twenty-five years of Gondwana Research: A Scientometric Analysis. Gondwana Research, 116, 61-72 (Impact factor 6.5).

Saberi, H. R., Khoshakhlagh, A. H., Laal, F., Mirzahosseininejad, M., Hannani, M., & Bamel, U. (2023). Investigating the Reasons for Turnover Intention of Workers in the Spinning and Weaving Industries in Iran. Corporate Reputation Review, 1-12. (Impact factor 9.88, ABDC A*, ABS 4).

Bamel, N., Kumar, S., Bamel, U., Lim, W. M., & Sureka, R. (2022). The state of the art of innovation management: insights from a retrospective review of the European Journal of Innovation Management. European Journal of Innovation Management, (Impact factor 4.850).

Nasim, M. A., Yadav, R. S., Dash, S. S., & Bamel, U. (2022). Leadership styles and safety culture–a meta-analytic study. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, (ABDC B, ABS 2).

Bamel, U., Kumar, S., Lim, W. M., Bamel, N., & Meyer, N. (2022). Managing the dark side of digitalization in the future of work: A fuzzy TISM approach. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 7(4), 100275 (Impact factor 19, ABDC A)

Behl, A., Jayawardena, N., Pereira, V., Tarba, S., & Bamel, U. (2022). The role played by relational turbulence in managing agency problems among value chain partners in the sharing economy: A review of the antecedents, benefits, risks, and boundary conditions. Industrial Marketing Management, 107, 39-51. (Impact factor 10.3, ABDC A*)

Pereira, V., Bamel, U., Paul, H., & Varma, A. (2022). Personality and safety behavior: An analysis of worldwide research on road and traffic safety leading to organizational and policy implications. Journal of Business Research, 151, 185-196. (Impact factor 10.96, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Sharma, G. D., Kraus, S., Liguori, E., Bamel, U., & Chopra, R. (2022). Entrepreneurial challenges of COVID-19: Re-thinking entrepreneurship after the crisis. Journal of Small Business Management, 1-23. (Impact factor 6.88, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Tayal, R., Tripathi, M., Singh, N., & Bamel, U. (2022). Antecedents and consequences of organisational citizenship behaviour: a mediated-moderation examination in an emerging economy. International Journal of Emerging Markets. (Impact factor 3.44, ABDC B, ABS 1).

Bamel, N., Kumar, S., Bamel, U., & Gaur, V. (2022). International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy: a retrospective overview. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. (Impact factor ESCI, ABDC B, ABS 1).

Kumar, S., Sahoo, S., Lim, W. M., Kraus, S., & Bamel, U. (2022). Fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) in business and management research: A contemporary overview. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 178, 121599. (Impact factor 10.88, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Pradhan, H., Bhargava, S., Bamel, U., & Sharma, G. M. (2022). Effect of Goal Orientation on Task Performance: Moderating Role of Situational Strength at Work. Vision, 09722629221087409. (Impact factor NA, ABDC NA, ABS 1).

Bamel, U., Pereira, V., Del Giudice, M., & Temouri, Y. (2022). The extent and impact of intellectual capital research: a two-decade analysis. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 23(2), 375-400. (Impact factor 6.37, ABDC B, ABS 2).

Pereira, V., Nandakumar, M. K., Sahasranamam, S., Bamel, U., Malik, A., & Temouri, Y. (2022). An exploratory study into emerging market SMEs’ involvement in the circular economy: Evidence from India’s indigenous Ayurveda industry. Journal of Business Research, 142, 188-199. (Impact factor 10.96, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Pereira, V., & Bamel, U. (2021). Extending the resource and knowledge-based view: A critical analysis into its theoretical evolution and future research directions. Journal of Business Research, 132, 557-570. (Impact factor 10.96, ABDC A, ABS 3).

Bamel, N., Bamel, U., Pereira, V. & Cappiello, G. (2021) Knowledge Management within a Strategic Alliances Context: Past, Present and Future, Journal of Knowledge Management, 25(7), 1782-1810. (Impact factor 8.68, ABDC A, ABS 2).

Bamel, N. & Bamel, U. (2021) Big Data Analytics Based Enablers of Supply Chain Capabilities and Firm Competitiveness: a Fuzzy TISM Approach, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 34(1), 559-577 (Impact factor 5.66, ABDC A, ABS 2).

Singh, N., Tyagi, H. and Bamel, U. (2020). Impact of transactional, relational and balanced contract on affective commitment: Meaningful work as mediator, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

Bamel, U., Pandey, R., & Gupta, A. (2020). Safety climate: systematic literature network analysis of 38 years (1980-2018) of research. Accident Analysis & Prevention, Vol. 135, 105387. (ABDC A*).

Paul, H., Budhwar, P. and Bamel, U. (2020). Linking resilience and organizational commitment: does happiness matter?. Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 21-37.

Kumar, M., Parsad, C., Bamel, U., Prashar, S. and Parashar, A. (2019). Influence of pre-crisis reputation and COO on diminishing a product-harm crisis. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 28 No. 4, pp. 857-872.

Nguyen, V.T., Siengthai, S., Swierczek, F. and Bamel, U. (2019). The effects of organizational culture and commitment on employee innovation: evidence from Vietnam’s IT industry. Journal of Asia Business Studies, Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 719-742.

Paul, H., Bamel, U., Ashta, A. and Stokes, P. (2019). Examining an integrative model of resilience, subjective well-being and commitment as predictors of organizational citizenship behaviours. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 27 No. 5, pp. 1274-1297.

Yadav, M., Kumar, A., Mangla, S. K., Luthra, S., Bamel, U., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (2019). Mapping the human resource focused enablers with sustainability viewpoints in Indian power sector. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 210, pp. 1311-1323. (CABS 3 Star, ABDC A).

Paul, H., Bamel, U., and Stokes, P. (2018). High-performance teams and job involvement: exploring the linkage to augment quality in Indian education and research. Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 50 No. 5, pp. 250-260.

Tripathi, A., Bamel, U., Paul, H., Gordon, D. and Bamel, N. (2018). Antecedents of competitive group formation intention in business education context. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 26 No. 3, pp. 518-535.

Bamel, U., and Bamel, N. (2018), "Organizational resources, KM process capability and strategic flexibility: a dynamic resource-capability perspective", Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 22 No. 7, pp. 1555-1572.

Bamel, U., Budhwar, P., Stokes, P. and Paul, H. (2017). Dimensions of role efficacy and managerial effectiveness: evidence from India. Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 218-237.

Paul, H., Bamel, U., & Garg, P. (2016) Employee Resilience & OCB: Mediating Effects of Organizational Commitment, Vikalpa: Journal for Decision Makers, Vol. 41 no. 4, pp. 308-324.

Bamel, U., & Stokes, P. (2016) Flexible HR Practices, Global Journal of Flexible System Management, Vol. 17 no. 1, pp. 1-3.

Yadav, M., Rangnekar, S., & Bamel, U. (2016) Profiling the Enablers of Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Global Journal of Flexible System Management, Vol. 17 no. 1, pp. 41-56. https://doi 10.1007/s40171-015-0117-x

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., Stokes, P. and Rastogi, R. (2015). Managerial effectiveness: an Indian experience", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 34 No. 2, pp. 202-225.

Sengupta, A., Bamel, U., & Singh, P. (2015) Value Proposition Framework: Implications for -Employer Branding, Decision, Vol. 42 no. 3, pp. 307-323.

Bamel, N., Bamel, U., Sahay, V. and Thite, M. (2014). Usage, benefits and barriers of human resource information system in universities. VINE, Vol. 44 No. 4, pp. 519-536.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., Stokes, P. and Rastogi, R. (2013). Organizational climate and managerial effectiveness: an Indian perspective. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 198-218.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., Rastogi, R., & Kumar, S. (2013) Organizational Process as Antecedent of Managerial Flexibility, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 14 no. 1, pp. 3-15. https://doi10.1007/s40171-013-0026-9

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., & Rastogi, R. (2011) Managerial Effectiveness in Indian Organizations: Re-examining an Instrument in an Indian Context. Research & Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 19 no. 1, 69-78.

Umesh  Bamel


Nangia, P., Bansal, S., Singh, S., & Bamel, U. (2023) Sustainable Tourism Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Opportunities, BAM Annual Meeting 2023, 5th -7th September 2023, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.


Tomar, N., Paul, H, Bamel, U & Pereira, V (2023) Work-from-anywhere and strategic HRM: a qualitative study from the lens of Gen Z new hires, 8th INDAM Conference, 6th-8th January, 2023, NMIMS Mumbai, India.


Kaushik, A. K., Bamel, U., & Kumar, V. (2019) Why do consumers switch to technology based self-service options? 7th PAN IIM World Management Conference, IIM Rohtak, India.

Bamel, U., & Kaushik, A. K. (2019) Twenty-two years of the Journal of Knowledge Management: A bibliometric and network analysis, GLOGIFT 19, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India.

Tomar, N., Bamel, U., & Vohra, V. (2019) Mindfulness and Meaningful Work as predictors of Ethical Work Behaviour. The mediating role of Psychological Capital, AICAR 2019, 30th 31st August, 2019, Aston University, UK.

Bamel, U. & Khatri, N. (2018) Positive Organizational Climate and Organizational Effectiveness, in BAM Annual Meeting, 2-5 September, University of West of England, UK.

Bamel, U. & Bamel, N. (2017) Social Resources, KM Process Capability and Strategic Flexibility, INDAM 5, Dec. 17-20, IIM Indore, India.

Sinha, P. & Bamel, U. (2016) Human Resource Management Practices for Leveraging Global Value Chains, Glogift 16, Dec. 4-6, 2016, UTS Business School, UTS Sydney.

Paul, H., Bamel, U., & Stokes, P. (2015) High Performance Teams & Job Involvement: Exploring the Linkage to Augment Quality in Indian Education & Research, 4th Biennial Indian Academy of Management Conference, Dec 11-13, 2015, IIM Lucknow Noida Campus, India.

Bamel, U., & Paul, H (2015) Managing Workforce Diversity Through Organizational Climate: A Case of Indian Organizations, Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (Glogift 2015), October 22-25, 2015, SIT Pune, India.

John, B. & Bamel, U. (2014) Organizational Climate for Promoting Research in Universities: an Exploratory Survey, 11th Annual World Congress of AGBA, November 20-23, 2014, IIT Delhi, India.

Tripathi, A. & Bamel, U., Sahay, V. (2014) Learning from Failure: an Entrepreneurial Perspective”, in Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (Glogift 2014) & International Conference on Contemporary Business 2014, October 15-17, Curtin University Singapore, Singapore.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., Rastogi, R., & Narayan, S. (2013) Role Efficacy as Predictor of People Flexibility, in Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (Glogift 13), December 13-15, 2013, IIT Delhi, India.

Bamel, U., Budhwar, P. & Bamel, N. (2013) Revisiting Organizational Climate, in IAM3rd Biennial Conference, December 12-14, 2013, IIM Ahmedabad, India.

Bamel, U., Paul, H. & Bamel, N. (2013) Organizational Climate for Managing Work Force Diversity: a View Point, in World Conference in Emerging Issues in Management, organized by 11 IIMs of country, May 30-June 1, 2013, Goa, India.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., Rastogi, R., Kumar, S.   (2012) Organizational Processes as Predictors of Managerial Flexibility, in Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (Glogift 12), July 30-1, August, 2012, University of Vienna, Austria.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., & Rastogi, R.   (2012) Organizational Effectiveness: A Review, in National Conference on Emerging Challenge for Sustainable Business, May 1-2, 2012, IIT Roorkee, India.

Bamel, U. & Hooda, S. (2011) An Empirical Investigation of the Dimensions of Organizational Climate in Indian Organizations, in the Global Conference on Business & Finance 2011, Las Vegas January 2-5, 2011, Nevada, USA.

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S., & Rastogi, R.   (2011) Do Gender, Position, & Organization Shape Human Resource Flexibility, in Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (Glogift 11), December 9-12, 2011, IIM Kozikode, India.