Damini Saini

Asst. Professor

Damini Saini

Asst. Professor
Ph.D (FMS, Delhi), MBA (IET, Lucknow)

About Faculty

Dr. Damini Saini is an Assistant Professor in the area of Human Resource Management/ Organizational Behavior at Indian institute of Management, Raipur. Dr. Saini holds a PhD degree in HRM/OB from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi. Her dissertation, discusses the study of human development with Integral leadership model, that talks about the transcends of mind and possibilities of transformation from outside to inside and reflects the psychological, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Apart from this her scholarly interests are leadership, business ethics, significance of ethical education in management, and value-based management etc. She has contributed to various internationally acclaimed journals and book chapters. She has also actively taken part in various conferences and seminars.

Area of Research
Leadership, Ethics in management education, Well being
Ph.D (FMS, Delhi), MBA (IET, Lucknow)

i. Indian Institute of Management Raipur 
ii. University of Lucknow
Awards & Recognitions

  • Appointed as Country Director India in HETL in aug 2020.
  • Best Research Paper Award, for National Conference “Issues and challenges in for HR professional in 21st century”, ITS Engineering College, Greater Noida 1.11.2018
  • Best Research Paper Award with Cash Twenty Thousand Rupees, IILM’s Second International Conference “Responsible Management Education, Training and Practice”, IILM Lodhi Road Campus, New Delhi 10.1.2015
  • Best Research Paper Award with Cash Five Thousand won at in the International Conference "Vedic Foundations of Indian Management", Organized by VFIM in India International Center, Delhi 27.11.2013
  • Qualified UGC- NET- JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) examination and received Junior and senior research fellowship by University Grants Commission


Journal Publications

>> Saini, D. (2020). Does Mindfulness & Happiness Predict Job Satisfaction among Indian Employees?. Indian Journal of Industrial Relation, 56 (1), 144 - 156

>> Saini, D. (2019). Teaching Ethics to Future Managers: Encouraging and Discouraging Impulses. South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, 8 (3), 276 - 286

>> Saini, D., & Chaudhary, N. S. (2019). What drives research in higher education? An Indian context. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, ahead-of-print, (https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-07-2018-0157),

>> Saini, D., & Sengupta, S. S. (2019). Leading the Indian Managers to Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Ethical Climate . Global Business Review, 0972150918811255, 1 - 15

>> Saini, D. (2018). Knowledge Performance as an Arbitrator between the Relationship of Organizational Commitment and Productivity. Management and Labour Studies, 43 (1-2), 100 - 108

>> Saini, D. (2017). Impact of ethical leadership on organizational commitment & productivity in India. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 52 (3), 456 - 468

>> Saini, D., & Sengupta, S. S. (2016). Responsibility, ethics, and leadership: an Indian study . Asian Journal of Business Ethics, 52 (1-2), 97 - 109

>> Saini, D. (2015). Value Based Responsible Leadership: Does it Impact the workplace? . Management & Change Journal, 19 (1), 49 - 64

Conference Papers

>> Saini, Damini (2020). What drives research in higher education? Indian Context. 5th International Conference (INCONSYM 2020), Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Noida, Feb 21-22

Chapter in Book

>> Saini, D., & Agarwal, J. (2020). Leadership to Cultivate the Circular Economy. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Development and Opportunities in Circular Economy

>> Saini, D. & Singh-Sengupta, S. (2019). Ethics Courses Teaching Linkage to Quality Management Education. Quality Management Principles and Policies in Higher Education

>> Bhouwal, M., & Saini, D. (2019). Employee Engagement Strategies with special focus on Indian firms. Management Techniques for Employee Engagement in Contemporary Organizations

>> Saini, D. (2017). Ethics in Knowledge Dissemination. Global Practices in Knowledge Management for Societal and Organizational Development

>> Saini, D. (2017). A New Perspective towards Leadership Paradigm. Global and Culturally Diverse Leaders and Leadership (Building Leadership Bridges, Volume)

>> Saini, D. (2017). Global leadership practices rooted in Spirituality: An Indian context. The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia

>> Saini, D. (2017). Relevance of Teaching Values and Ethics in Management Education. Management Education for Global Leadership

member of Higher education of teaching and learning(HETL)
Training and Consultancy