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Rajib Lochan Dhar
Dr.Rajib Lochan Dhar Assistant Professor rajibfdm[at] (O) 01332-284760
Areas of Interest
  • Human Resource Management & Development, Strategic HRM and Development
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management, HR issues in the Hospitality and Tourism industry
  • Organisational Development, Human Capital management, Skill and Talent Development
  • Leadership Studies, Organizational Leadership, Leadership capability Development
  • Human Resource Development, Skill and Competency Development
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Grade with 94% MarksBrihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC), Pune2006
Highly Commended Paper award from Emerald Literati Network Awards for ExcellenceFor the paper "Transformational leadership and employee creativity"2016
Runners up award from Reed Elsevier Nasi Scopus Young Scientist AwardIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2014
Educational Details
Ph.DHuman Resource ManagementBIT Mesra2011
M.PhilCommerce and ManagementBMCC, Pune,2006
MBA - HRHuman Resource ManagementPune University2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Stress at work: A study of the Private banking professionalsIIT Roorkee2013
Child Labour in the resturants and eateriesICSSR2014
A Study on the causes that lead to Stress amongst the Police Officers Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)2016
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Strategic HRMIBMB.TechSpring
Business EnvironmentBM 506MBAAutumn
Strategic HRMIBMMBASpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Job performance of the Nursing staff: Spirituality as a moderatorMs. JyotiA2013
Competency development for enhancing Human capitalAnugamini SrivastavaO2013
Factors affecting health of the Police Officials: Mediating role of Job stressAkansha TyagiA2013
Transformational Leadership and Creativity: The mediating role of Climate for innovationSwatiA2013
Huamn Resource Management and its impact on organizational effectivenessDeepakshiO2013
Strategic HRM Noopur SinghOJune, 2015
Impact of LMX on employees’ service innovative behavior and turnover intentionsShreya GargA2013
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Strategic HRM for effective performanceSelf Sponsored14/06/2014
Strategic HRM and Research PerspectivesSelf Sponsored23/05/2015
Refereed Journal Papers

Research papers published in A*/A rated journals (As per ABDC rankings):

  1. Dhar, R. L. (2016). Ethical Leadership and its impact on service innovative behavior: The role of LMX and job autonomy. Tourism Management, Elsevier, (Impact Factor – 4.3),  Selected, in press.
  2. Mittal, S., & Dhar, R. L. (2016). Effect of Green Transformational Leadership on Green Creativity: A study of the Tourist Hotels. Tourism Management, Elsevier, (Impact Factor – 4.3),  Selected, in press.
  3. Tyagi, A., Dhar, R. L. & Sharma, J. (2015). Police culture, tourists and destinations: A study of Uttrakhand, India, Tourism Management, Elsevier, (Impact Factor – 4.3), in press.
  4. Jaiswal, N., & Dhar, R. L.(2015). Transformational Leadership, Innovation climate, Creative self-efficacy and Employee creativity: A multilevel study, International Journal of Hospitality Management, (Impact Factor – 2.8), Elsevier, in press. 
  5. Dhar, R. L. (2015). The effects of High Performance Human Resource Practices on Service Innovative Behavior, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Elsevier (Impact Factor - 2.8), in press. 
  6. Dhar, R. L. (2015). Service Quality and the training of employees: The mediating role of organizational commitment, Tourism Management, Elsevier (Impact Factor - 4.3), 46, 419-430. 
  7. Sharma, J., Dhar, R. L. & Tyagi, A.(2015). Stress as a mediator between work-family conflict and psychological health among the nursing staff: Moderating role of emotional intelligence, Applied Nursing Research, Elsevier (Impact Factor - 1.34), in press.
  8. Sharma, J., Dhar, R. L. (2015). Factors influencing job performance of nursing staff: mediating role of affective commitment, Personnel Review, Emerald (Impact Factor - 1.42), in press.
  9. Malik, N., & Dhar, R. L. (2016). Authentic Leadership and its impact on extra role behavior of nurses- The mediating role of psychological capital and moderating role of autonomy, Personnel Review, Emerald (Impact Factor - 1.42), in press.
  10. Garg, S., & Dhar, R. L. (2016). Employee Service Innovative Behavior: The Roles of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX), Work Engagement and Job Autonomy, International Journal of Manpower, Emerald, in press.

Other Publications:

  1. Srivastava, A. P., & Dhar, R. L. (2016). Authentic leadership for teacher’s academic optimism: moderating effect of training comprehensivenessEuropean Journal of Training and Development, Emerald, Selected, in press.
  2. Srivastava, A. P., & Dhar, R. L. (2015). Training comprehensiveness: construct development and relation with role behavior. European Journal of Training and Development, Emerald, Selected, in press.
  3. Srivastava, A. P., & Dhar, R.L. (2015). Impact of Leader member exchange, Human resource management practices and Psychological empowerment on extra role performances: the mediating role of organisational commitment. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Emerald, Selected, in press.
  4. Jaiswal, D., & Dhar, R. L. (2015). Impact of Human Resource Practices on Employee Creativity in the Hotel Industry: Job Autonomy as a Moderator. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism, Taylor and Francis, Selected, in press.
  5. Mittal, S., & Dhar, R. L. (2015). Transformational Leadership and employee creativity: Mediating role of employee creative self-efficacy and moderating role of knowledge sharing. Management Decision, Emerald, Selected, in press.
  6. Dhar, R. L. (2014). Job search processes for tribal people from Jharkhand and West Bengal. South Asia Research, Sage, 34(3), 191-208.  
  7. Garg, S. & Dhar, R. L. (2014). Effects of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX), Affective Commitment and Psychological Empowerment on Hotel Employees’ Extra-Role Customer Service: A Mediated Moderation Analysis. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, Taylor and Francis, Selected, In press. 
  8. Garg, S. & Dhar, R. L. (2014). Effects of Stress, LMX and Perceived organizational support on service quality: Mediating effects of organizational commitment. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Elsevier, 64-75.
  9. Tyagi, A. & Dhar, R. L. (2014). Factors affecting health of the Police Officials: Mediating role of Job stress, Policing. An International journal of Police strategies & Management, Emerald, 37(3), 649-664.