Mamta Mohapatra  

OB and HR

Mamta Mohapatra  

  • Ph. D Utkal University 
  • GCPCL Harvard Business School 
  • FDP in Management, IIM Ahmedabad
  • Masters in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations 
  • LLB Utkal University 
  • B.A Economics Honours & Distinction
  • Certified HR Competency Assessor
  • CMI Level 5 (UK) Certification in Management & Leadership
  • Associate Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)  

Mamta Mohapatra  

  • Dr. Mamta Mohapatra is Professor and Area Chair of OBHR Area at International Management Institute, New Delhi. She has over two and half decades of experience in teaching, research, training and consulting activities in the areas of Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations and Organization Behaviour. 

  • Her prior assignments include Manager in Greggs of Enfield, London, and Faculty, Asia Pacific Institute and Institute for Integrated Learning in Management, New Delhi. 
  • She has imparted training and undertaken consultancy services in a number of reputed public and private sector organizations including ONGC, Cyber Media India Ltd., Bharti Telecom Ltd., Triune Projects Ltd., NTPC, GMR, MMTC, NSPCL Tata Power, JSPL, EIL, Pepsi Foods, Tata Communications, Pepsico, EIL, Vodafone, IFFCO, Dena Bank, IOB, Allahabad Bank, Syndicate Bank, NHPC, NPCIL amongst others. 
  • An expert in the field of HR & OB area and trained in Harvard Business School and IIM Ahmedabad, Prof.Mamta has offered various courses on Human Resource Management, Talent Management, Diversity Management, Basic Managerial Skills, Industrial Relations, Change Management, Compensation Management and Reward Systems in the Post Graduate Programmes.

Industry Experience 

Has worked as Manager in Greggs of Enfield, London during Jan- Sept 1997. The job involved talent management, personnel administration such as salary administration, staff management including preparing time sheet and work schedules, sickness and leave management, handling grievances of employees of the Unit, coordinating with other units and the Head Office. As recognition of meritorious work she received ‘Manager of the Month Award’ for achieving excellent core growth of the Unit. 

Administrative Experience 

As the founder Programme Director (May 2006 - 2010) of the two year full time PGDMHRM course at IMI continuously for four years, was involved in liaison with industry, organizing field projects for students, programme design, curriculum development, system development, documentation, interfacing with Industry /Academic Institutions and other related activities.

Has been deeply involved in institution building activities and is Member of Academic Council and various committees at IMI

Mamta Mohapatra  

Her prior assignments include Manager in Gregg’s of Enfield, London, and Fellow, Institute for Integrated Learning in Management, New Delhi. She has been involved in training and consultancy activities with a number of public as well as private sector organizations including Bharti Telcom Ltd., Cyber Media India Ltd., Triune Projects Ltd., NTPC, Numaligarh Refinery, Pepsi Foods Ltd., DVVNL, Everest Industries Ltd., Delhi International Airport Pvt. Ltd., MMTC, NSPCL, EIL Tata Power, Tata Communications, Vodafone, Dena Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, REC, IOCL, ONGC amongst others. 

She is a certified HR Competency Assessor. She has acquired expertise and training skills from Harvard Business School on Participant Centered Learning with special focus on teaching through case method. She has to her credit a number of published research articles in reputed journals and four books in the area of Performance Management, Leadership, Capability Building and General Management. Her professional interests include Applied and Action Research in, Cross-cultural Management, Comparative Industrial Relations, Strategic Human Resource Management, Employee Engagement, Organization Restructuring and Management of Change

Mamta Mohapatra  


Research Interest/Areas

Diversity Equity & Belongingness, Employee Well Being, Loneliness, Gender, Organisational Commitment, Employee Voice, Employee Engagement, Emotional Intelligence, Motivation, Work Values, Work Culture, Internal Locus of Control, Talent Management 

A. Books

  • Talent Management: A Contemporary Perspective (co-authored), Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2021
  • Performance Management System: Readings and Cases (co-edited) Excel Books, New Delhi, 2013
  • Capability Building for Cutting Edge Organizations (co-edited) Excel Books, New Delhi, 2013
  • Young Leaders Success Code (co-authored) Excel Books, New Delhi, 2011.
  • Indian Adaptation of book Management [10th Ed.], Robert Kreitner, Houghton Mifflin, 2008. 

B. Papers in Various Journals 

More than 30 research based articles in national peer/blind reviewed journals, articles in other journals, souvenirs, newsletters, seminars and conferences.

C. Case Analysis /Book Review 

Have published case analysis in leading journals and done several book and manuscript reviews 

D. Sponsored Research/ Reports 

Research / Consultancy assignments with focus on vision building, strategic management, leadership and team building, appraisal and counselling, organizational and inter-personal communication, training and development, HRD strategy, improving work cultures, participative management, trade union leadership development etc.

Has also been involved in research projects taken up by IMI New Delhi for leading public sector organizations like IOCL, SAIL etc. 


Mamta Mohapatra  


Presented papers in national and international conferences and have won awards and accolades. A few important ones are highlighted below: 

  • Attended the Case Writing and Course Development (CWCD) Seminar at Sao Paolo, Brazil conducted by Harvard Business School, during 14-17 March, 2011. 

Participated in the Global Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning (GCPCL) at Harvard Business School, Boston, July 25 – August 5, 2010.

Mamta Mohapatra  

Public & Professional Service 

  • Accredited Ph.D Supervisor: AIMA, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Utkal University, Bikaner University
  • External expert for AIMA Ph.D. Course 
  • External expert for Ph.D. evaluation committees of Universities
  • Reviewer of research articles for publication in international peer reviewed journals like Global Business Review, Vision 
  • Part of Panel of Experts for Promotion Process of Senior level Executives of Dena Bank 
  • Session Chair and external expert for various national and international level conferences
  • External Expert in IC under POSH in public & Private sector organizations 

Professional Interests:  

Professional interests include Applied and Action Research in Cross-cultural Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Talent Management, Comparative Industrial Relations, Organization Restructuring and Management of Change.


Involved in consultancy onOrganization Redesign and Development of Cyber Media (India) Ltd.’, New Delhi: as Associate Consultant Feb-Aug 1996 

Lead Consultant in project on ‘Status of Women Consultants in India’ for Consultancy Development Centre, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI during 2008-09 

‘Employee Satisfaction Survey’ for Rural Electrification Corporation, a public sector undertaking during 2012 - 2013