Faculty Details

Manaswita  Bharadwaja

Communication, OB & HR
Assistant Professor
Type of association

Manaswita  Bharadwaja

Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Masters in Psychology from University of Delhi

Bachelors (Honours) in Psychology from Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi

Manaswita  Bharadwaja

Manaswita Bharadwaja is an Assistant Professor at IMI Bhubaneswar. She holds a Doctorate in Organizational Behaviour from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati. She has previously worked with Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya and North Eastern Regional Institute of Management, Guwahati. Overall, she has 4 years of academic experience, teaching courses like Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Theory and Design, Industrial Relations and Labour Laws, Performance Management, Conflict Management and Negotiation, Workplace Well-being and Self-Management, Introduction to Psychology, Contemporary Issues in Psychology, and Research Perspectives in Organizational Behaviour to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.
Her primary research interests are Psychological Empowerment, Employee Well-being, Positive Psychology Constructs, , Positive Approaches to Leadership, and Digital Learning Platforms.
Besides teaching and research, she has conducted several sessions in Management Development Programmes with Bihar State Health Society, Bihar Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development, Water Resource Department Bihar, Bihar Police Academy and other Government organizations. She has also undertaken Faculty Development Programmes as a part of the TEQIP initiative of her previous institution.
In her tenure at IIM Bodh Gaya, she has chaired the Corporate Communications (Media and PR) Committee for more than two years, and has served in several committees such as Mental Health and Well-being, Mindfulness, Student Affairs, etc., demonstrating her commitment to institution-building.

Manaswita  Bharadwaja

Refereed journals

Ghosh, V., Bharadwaja, M. & Mukherjee, H. S. (2023). Examining Online Learning Platform Characteristics and Employee Engagement Relationship during Covid-19. VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 53(2), 335-357.

Tripathi, N., & Bharadwaja, M. (2020). Empowering leadership and psychological health: The mediating role of psychological empowerment. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal32(2), 97-121.

Bharadwaja, M., & Tripathi, N. (2020). Linking empowering leadership and job attitudes: The role of psychological empowerment. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 15(1), 110-127.

Ghosh, V., Bharadwaja, M., Ghosh, S., & Kabra, G. (2019). Team-member exchange and innovative work behaviour: A moderated mediation examination. International Journal of Innovation Science, 11(3), 344-361.

Tripathi, N., & Bharadwaja, M. (2019). Psychological empowerment and stress: Role of personality and power distance. Journal of Indian Business Research, 11(3), 281-298.

Tripathi, N., Bharadwaja, M., Ghosh, V. & Kataki, B. B. (2018). CSR activities of a hospital: Perspectives of stakeholders. International Journal for Business Excellence, 15(4), 502-519.


International and National Conferences

Babeecha, K., Bharadwaja, M. & Laeequddin, M. (2022, February). Paper presented at the 1st International Research Conference on Mindfulness, Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya, Bodh Gaya, India.

Tripathi, N., & Bharadwaja, M. (2018, June). Empowering leadership, psychological empowerment and employee well-being: A qualitative study. Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting of the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Canada (accepted for presentation).

Tripathi, N., Bharadwaja, M. & Tripathi, S. (2016, December). Psychological empowerment and stress: Is the relationship really negative?. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

Tripathi, N., Bharadwaja, M., Ghosh, V. & Kataki, B. B. (2016, April). CSR activities and perspectives of stakeholders: Case study of a hospital. Paper presented at AIB India Chapter Conference, Indian Institute of Management Indore, Indore, India.

Tripathi, N., Bharadwaja, M., Sharma, N., Kausik, N. H., & Dhaka, S. (2014, July). Self-disclosure in cyber space. Poster presented at the meeting of the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.

Bharadwaja, M., Saha. S., Sikka. S., Chaudhary, R., & Dixit. S. (2010, December). Emotional mapping at work place. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

Bharadwaja, M., & Saran, T. (2010, March). Insurgency in Assam and social well-being. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Aggression and Violence: Challenges to Social Well- Being, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi, India.

Manaswita  Bharadwaja

Training Experience 
Programme Director of MDP conducted by IIM Bodh Gaya for State Health Society Bihar.
Conducted sessions on Stress Management, Psychology of the Self, Personality, Organizational Behaviour, Emotional Intelligence, HR for Entrepreneurs, Mental Health and Well-being, Conflict and Arbitration, etc., in various MDPs organized by IIM Bodh Gaya for officials of Bihar Police Academy, Water Resources Department, Govt. of Bihar, Bihar Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development, and State Health Society Bihar.
Conducted sessions on Motivation, Health and Well-Being, and Managing Mental Health of Students in FDPs organized by IIM Bodh Gaya as a part of its TEQIP initiatives. Delivered a talk on Happiness at Work for National Productivity Council.