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Ares of Specialisation
Human Resource Management
Date of Joining: 1/3/2019

Bhavana Raina

Prof. Bhavna Raina is a Human Resource Professional with Industry and academic experience. She has qualified her NET in management and is pursuing her doctorate from Mumbai University. She has a total experience of 15 years in corporate and academic. She started her career with Ernst & Young (E&Y) in HR consulting division where she did projects in compensation benchmarking, restructuring and organization development, talent management etc. She later joined Parivar Seva Sanstha (PSS), an NGO, as Manager – Human Resources where she was in-charge of talent acquisition and learning & development. In Human Resources she has taught various subjects like Organisation Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Organisation Development & Change, Organisation Theory , Structure & Design and Strategic Human Resource Management. Her areas of interest in research are employee engagement, human resource practices, emotional labour, Talent management, Work Values.

In her previous academic assignment she has been a part of HR Cell helping in designing HR policies for the institution. Presently she is part of Project Coordination team in the institute. She has written and presented articles in academic journals and conferences. She has been a part of interview panels for selection of candidates in various institures. She has conducted HR certification programs and been a part of speaking engagements in colleges on Human Resources and Leadership.

She has got her certification from Harvard Business School-HBX Core in Fundamentals of Business. She also has certification in Behavioral Event Interviewing from Aon Hewitt.

Educational Qualifications
Hotel Management, MBA, NET, Persuing Ph.D(Mumbai University)

Academic Affiliation

Professional Affiliation


Organisation Behaviour
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Planning
Competency Management
Performance Management
Strategic HRM

Area of Research
Employee Engagement
Emotional Labour
Work Values
Human Resource Practices
Talent Management

Current Research
Employee Engagement
HR Practices

Research Papers
1. A Study On Human Resource Practices on Employee Engagement in Hospitality Industry ,BVIMSR’s Journal Of Management Research ,Vol 10, No 2,Oct. 2018, ISSN : 0976-4739, Impact Factor -3.4

2. Emotional Labor and Work Outcomes in teachers, Journal of Development Research, ISSN No: 2229-7561, April-July-2011.

Newspaper Articles

Working Papers
Employee Engagement and HR practices

1. Human Resources Practices and Employee Work Engagement in Hospitality Industry in India – A literature Review, in International Conference INSEMIT.

2. Talent management in IT/BPO sector in India , in International conference INCON IX, IBMR(ASM group Institute),Pune

3. Retention policies and processes for building employer brands”, in HR conference, Asian school of Business Management, Bhubnashewar.

4. Managing the Generation-Y: Challenges of E-Leadership”, Vishwakarma Institute of Management, Pune in 2nd National HR Conference.

4. Today’s Leadership:  Challenges in managing virtual teams”, at International HR Conference organised by IES MCRC, Mumbai.

5. E-leadership: Today’s Challenges in managing virtual teams”,in Seventh National HR Conference in ITM , Khargar ,Navi Mumbai
Two day train-the trainer program for Case method teaching conducted by CSRI and Aspire

6. Emerging Trends in Compensation & Benefits-Two day program conducted by AIMA and World at Work

7. Competency Modelling & Mapping by Dr. Peter Cunningham.

8. BEI Certification By Aon Hewitt

6. Certification program on Fundamentals of Business from Harvard Business School –HBX Core

Work in Committees and Groups
Project Coordination Cell


Custom Programs
H R Certification Program (IBAP)-Pillai College

Speaking Engagements
Leadership Today- Russell Square International College
Awards & Honours