मालवीय राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान जयपुर (राष्ट्रीय महत्व का संस्थान)
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur (An Institute of National Importance)
Department of Management Studies


Journal Publications


Research Projects


PhD Research Supervised


Awards & Honours

  • Ph.D.(Positive Organizational Psychology/Organizational Behavior) from IIT Roorkee(2015)
Research Interests

Organizational psychology, positive psychological interventions, employee behavior and well-being.

Brief Research Profile

How do people engage in positive workplace behaviors and what personal, organizational, and contextual factors affect their positive engrossment at work? My research examines this critical question, and the consequences for individuals and organizations.

  • Business Research Methods
  • Competency Mapping and Assessment
  • HR Analytics
  • Learning and Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Performance Management
  • Psychometric Assessment

  • Jyoti Motwani, Aakanksha Kataria, "Organisation agility: a literature review and proposed conceptual framework" , International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (Inderscience Publishers) Volume :16 (1) / / 2023 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJASM.2023.130479
  • Aakanksha Kataria, Kumari Rashmi, Mansi Rastogi , "Fostering change-oriented OCBS: an analysis of Indias IT talent" , Journal of Asia Business Studies (Emerald) Volume :17(1) / / 2023 DOI: 10.1108/JABS-03-2021-0135
  • Akanksha Joshi, Aakanksha Kataria, Mansi Rastogi, Nicholas J. Beutell, Shoeb Ahmad, Mohd Yusoff Yusliza, "Green human resource management in the context of organizational sustainability: A systematic review and research agenda" , Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) Volume :430 / / 2023 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.139713
  • 2022
  • Rubal Rathi, Ruchi Garg, Aakanksha Kataria, Ritu Chhikara, "Evolution of luxury marketing landscape: a bibliometric analysis and future directions" , Journal of Brand Management (Springer) Volume :29 (3) / / 2022 DOI: 10.1057/s41262-022-00273-x
  • Kumari Rashmi, Aakanksha Kataria, "Worklife balance: a systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis" , International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy (Emerald) Volume :42 (11/12) / / 2022 DOI: 10.1108/IJSSP-06-2021-0145
  • 2021
  • Kumari Rashmi and Aakanksha Kataria, "The mediating role of work-life balance on the relationship between job resources and job satisfaction: perspectives from Indian nursing professionals" , International Journal of Organizational Analysis (Emerald) Volume :10 / / 2021 DOI: 10.1108/IJOA-04-2021-2722
  • 2020
  • Aakanksha Kataria, Satish Kumar, Nitesh Pandey, "A Retrospective Analysis of the International Journal of Knowledge Management" , International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) (IGI Global Publishing) Volume :16 / 1-25 / 2020
  • Aakanksha Kataria, Satish Kumar, Riya Sureka, Bindu Gupta , "Forty years of Employee Relations – The International Journal: a bibliometric overview" , Employee Relations- The International Journal (Emerald) Volume :42 / 1205-1230 / 2020
  • Aakanksha Kataria, Satish Kumar and Nitesh Pandey, "Twenty-Five Years of the Gender, Work & Organization: A Bibliometric Analysis" , Gender, Work, and Organization (Wiley) Volume :28 / 1-30 / 2020
  • 2019
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "Do high-performance HR practices augment OCBs? The role of psychological climate and work engagement" , International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (Emerald ) Volume :68 / 1067-1077 / 2019
  • 2015
  • Garg, P. and Rastogi, R, and Kataria, A., "Promoting Citizenship Behaviors in Workplace: The Relevance of Organizational Justice and Psychological Well-being of Employees" , Jindal Journal of Business Research (Sage Publications) Volume :2 / 1-18 / 2015
  • 2014
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "Organizational Effectiveness as a Function of Employee Engagement" , South Asian Journal of Management (Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia under IIM Bangalore) Volume :20 / 56-73 / 2014
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "The Role of Work Engagement in the Pursuit of Organizational Effectiveness" , International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (Inderscience) Volume :9 / 37-54 / 2014
  • 2013
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "Does Psychological Climate Augment OCBs? The Mediating Role of Work Engagement" , The Psychologist-Manager Journal (Taylor and Francis) Volume :16 / 217-242 / 2013
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "Employee Engagement and Organizational Effectiveness: The Role of Organizational Citizenship Behavior" , International Journal of Business Insights and Transformation (ITM, Mumbai) Volume :6 / 102-113 / 2013
  • Kataria, A., Garg, P. and Rastogi, R., "Work Engagement in India: Validation of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale" , Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation (SAGE Publications) Volume :9 / 249-260 / 2013

  • Book Chapter, "Innovation Leadership: Understanding Its Potential for Adoption of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Organizations" ISBN:9781668458648 published by - IGI Global Year: 2023 authors- Jyoti Motwani, Aakanksha Kataria
  • Book Chapter, "Sentiment Analysis of Video Conferencing Apps: A Big Data Approach" ISBN:9789354351709 published by - Bloomsbury Year: 2021 authors- Jyoti Motwani, Aakanksha Kataria
  • Book Chapter, "Mapping the New Dynamics of Employee Engagement and Work-Life Balance: Literature Review" ISBN:5323522 published by - Ethics Press Year: 2022 authors- Aakanksha Kataria, Jyoti Motwani, Akanksha Joshi, Kumari Rashmi
  • Book Chapter, "Modeling Psychological Flexibility with Mindfulness for Employee Well-being " ISBN:ISBN:979-8-89113-056-2 (eBook) published by - NOVA Publishers Year: 2022 authors- Aakanksha Kataria, Jyoti Motwani, Dighreandr Singh
  • Book Chapter, "Innovation Leadership and Sustainable Organizational Performance:The Role of Knowledge Management" ISBN:ISBN:979-8-89113-056-2 (eBook) published by - NOVA Publisher Year: 2022 authors- Aakanksha Kataria, Dhigreandr Singh, Jyoti Motwani

Level Type Collaborator Organization Year
Working on three collaborative projects on Holistic Education at primitive level in Rajasthan, Digital Adoption in Education and Health care, and Impact assessment of AIM.
Dr Ruchi Garg and Dr Ritu BML Munjal University2023
Dr. Nicholas J. BeutellProfessor, Management, Business Administration, and Healthcare Management Department, IONA University, New York2023
Dr. Shoeb AhmadProfessor, College of Business and Management, Fahad Bin Sultan University, Saudi Arabia2023
Yusliza Mohd YusoffProfessor, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia2023

  • National level Workshop on Business Analytics For Managers at MNIT Jaipur, Jaipur, India from 12-06-2023 to 16-06-2023
  • National level Workshop on "Managing for online teaching" FDP at MNIT, Jaipur, Jaipur, India from 19-12-2020 to 23-12-2020
  • National level Workshop on "Managing Students Behavioral Engagement in Virtual/Online Classrooms" SDP at MNIT , Jaipur, India from 23-09-2020 to 27-10-2020

  • Life Member of National HRD Network (NHRDN)
  • Member of National Positive Psychology Association
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD)

  • Jyoti Motwani on Organizational Mindfulness and Agility Year - 2021
  • Dighreandr Singh on Workforce Agility Year - 2021
  • Muskan Saini on Employee Green Behavior Year - 2021
  • Akanksha Joshi on Green Human Resource Management Year - 2020

Title Total Outlay
(In Lacs)
Year Funding Agency Role
The transformative potential of Digital Adoption for Health and Education in Rajasthan12.002023-2025ICSSRPI
To study the effectiveness of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) for the Promotion of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in India_A Comprehensive MultiStakeholder Study16.002023-2024ICSSR, New DelhiCo-PI
A study to understand the challenges and support mechanism for adopting NEP 2020 among Anganwadi teachers in Rajasthan4.002022-2023ICSSRPI

  • DUGC Convener in MNIT, Jaipur from - 29-08-2023 to Till Date
  • Program Advisor MBA Ist Year in MNIT, Jaipur from - 08-07-2022 to Till Date
  • Co-Coordinator Ph.D. Admissions in MNIT, Jaipur from - 09-09-2020 to Till Date
  • Coordinator Library in MNIT, Jaipur from - 09-09-2020 to 07-07-2022

  • Junior Research Fellowship for PhD. given by UGC-New Delhi Year - 2010
  • Throughout Topper for securing highest marks in MBA given by CCSHAU Year - 2009
  • Full Scholarship for persuing MBA given by CCSHAU Year - 2007
  • Topper for securing highest Marks in Bachelor of Information and Technology given by Kurukshetra University Year - 2005

SNo. Type Title Event Place Schedule
1Expert MemberSystematic Literature Review ToolsWorkshopJaipurDec-2023
2TalkTransaction AnalysisPersonality Development WorkshopJECRC UniversityDec-2022
3Expert MemberBibliometric AnalysisBibliometrics WorkshopBML Munjal University GurugramMay-2021
4Expert MemberPreparing for LifeCourse Development WorkshopIIIT Kota Mar-2021
5KeynoteShaping Employee Performance through e-HRMThe Fourteenth International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based SocietyBangkokMar-2018

S.No. Category Name of Activity Organization Place Position Schedule
1InternationalKeynote SpeakerSiam Technology College, BangkokBankokKeynote SpeakerMar-2018
2NationalResearch-BasedBML Munjal University GurugramDREC MemberOct-2023