SOMC KRMU Faculty Dr. Sahiba Sharma


Sahiba Sharma

Dr. Sahiba Sharma

Assistant Professor -Management & Commerce

Interest Area(s)

  • Cross Cultural Management
  • HR & OB
  • Social Psychology
  • Expatriate Management
  • Indian Culture
  • Green HRM
  • Cyber World and Human Behaviour
  • Sustainability, Biotechnology
  • Health

Sahiba Sharma has earned her PhD from SRM University, Delhi NCR, Sonipat, and Haryana in cross cultural management (HR & OB). Besides having consistently, a meritorious academic background, she has experience in academic administration, teaching and research. She was earlier associated with Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology in Department of Business and Management Studies as Assistant Professor. She was research associate at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi and FORE school of Management, New Delhi. She has published several research papers in National and International Journals indexed in SSCI, Scopus, ESCI and ABDC, and has several national and international conferences, a patent, a book chapter, a book (fiction) and a case study (bloomsburry) to her credit. She has also coordinated international conferences and has done collaborated research work and projects. Additionally, she has experience of working with manufacturing industries, cross cultural consultants and embassy officials.

  • PhD (2014-2022)
  • MBA (2011-13)
  • BSc (2009-11)
  • Assistant Professor, K. R. Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurugram, Haryana (2022- till date).
  • Assistant Professor, Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology (Affiliated to Kurukshetra University), Haryana (2020-21).
  • Research Associate, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi (2018-20).
  • Research Associate, FORE School of Management, New Delhi (2017).
  • PhD Research Scholar, SRM University, Delhi NCR, Sonepat, Haryana (2014-2022).
  • Admin cum HR Assistant, S.L. Fasteners Pvt Ltd., Sonepat, Haryana  (2014).     
  • Administrative Officer, Zanith Transformers and Switchgears Pvt. Ltd., Haryana (2013-14). 
  • Diversity and Inclusion, Global Mobility, Expatriation, Indian Culture, Cross-Cultural Human Resource Management, Global Assignments Policies & Practices, Diversity Management, Cultural Synergy, Intercultural Competence, Multiple Intelligence, Innovative Work Behaviour, Workforce Diversity, Organizational Behaviour, Emerging Economies, FDI, Bio Based Economy.
  • Sharma, S., Singh, K., & Prakash, G. (2021) “Reducing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder through Nostalgia Inducing Music: Exploring the Role of Resilience” presented online at 9th International Conference on “Resetting Strategies and Building Resilience in Global Business Ecosystem for COVID Crisis”  by Research and Development cell of Asian Business School International Conference on 20th November 2021
  • Sharma, S., Singh, K., & Prakash, G. (2019). Social Support: Role of unconscious Bias and Social categorization. Paper in 7th PAN IIM World conference 2019 held on December 12-14, 2019.
  • Sharma, S., & Singh, K. (2019). Cyber world and Human Behaviour: A virtual ethnography study in India, 2015-19. Paper presented at National Conference on Technological Innovations in Management, Engineering and Science (TIMES 2019) held on April 26-27, 2019 at SRM University, Delhi NCR, Sonipat, Haryana 
  • Sharma, S., & Singh, K. (2019). Innovation and Turnover in Biotechnology Companies: Role of Strategic Human Resource Management. Paper presented at International Conference on Sustainable development and social innovation in business held on Feb 25-26, 2019 at Chandigarh University, India
  • Sharma, S., Arya, V., & Shiva, A. (2019). Cultural Intelligence and task performance of global virtual teams: a study on egoless behavior towards outgroup members. Paper presented at International Conference on Sustainable development and social innovation in business held on Feb 25-26, 2019 at Chandigarh University, India
  • Sharma, S., & Dixit, R. (2019). From complete automation to return of human touch: Inception of Industry 5.0 and the VUCA world. Paper presented at IB Summit held on 20th September at Amity University, Noida
  • Sharma, S., & Prakash, G. (2018). Mediating Role of Well Being on the Relationship between Pancultural Nostalgia and Task Performance. Paper presented at PAN IIT International Management held on Nov 30 –Dec 02, 2018 at IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2017). Price organization pays!! Innovative work behavior and perceived organizational support. Proceedings of the 5th annual national conference on Innovation in the field of engineering, technology and management, (NCIETM- 2017), Geeta Group of Institutions, Panipat.
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2015). A Study on Diverse India, an Expatriate Cross-Cultural Adjustment Challenge: A Qualitative Approach. Paper presented at 12th Knowledge Globalization Conference in collaboration with Knowledge Globalization Institute and partner universities, Suffolk University (Boston, USA) and University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, Canada) on “Managing in Diverse Cultures” held at Jindal Global Business School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, India.
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2015). Role of Cultural Intelligence in Moulding Leaders to Global Leaders: A ross Cultural Perspective. Paper presented at national symposium on “The Role of Corporate Governance and Leadership in the Globalised World” held at Faculty of Management Studies, SRM University, Haryana, India.
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2015). Cross cultural challenges faced by Managers in global era. Paper presented at national seminar on “Strategies for business excellence in global era” held at University school of management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi
  • Project name: Road Maps and Strategies to Enhance India's dairy Exports by 2030: for the Organized Dairy Sector May 2019 – Feb 2020
Project description
  • Research Project Carried out for National Dairy Development Board (India), Sponsored by the World Bank
  • Project name: Impact assessment of Centrally Sponsored Schemes on Indian Textile Industry
  • Feb 2018 – Apr 2019
  • Project description
  • Impact assessment of Special Package schemes Announced by Ministry of Textiles (Government of India) in the Indian Textile and Apparel Sector; Project carried out for Ministry of Textiles
  • Project name: Implications of Bhagwat Geeta in Contemporary Management: An impirical study by Indian Council of Social Science Research
Deenbandhu Chhoturam University of Science and Technology (DCRUST), Murthal
  • Project name: Live Consultancy Project Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) September 2011-Feb 2012
  • Sharma, S., Singh, K and Arya, V (2021) Innovation and employee turnover in biotechnology companies: rethinking the role of strategic human resource management. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development,17 No.2/3, pp.291 – 305, Indexed in Scopus, UGC, ABDC
  • Sharma, S., Prakash, G., Kumar, A., Mussadad, E. K., Antony, J.; Luthra,S (2021) Analysing the relationship of adaption of green culture, innovation, green performance for achieving sustainability: Mediating role of employee commitment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 303 (20), 127039, Indexed in Scopus and SCIE
  • Sharma, S., Prakash, G. and Singh, K. (2020) “Workplace Incivility: An Organizational Perspective Towards Expats Turnover”. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Inderscience, ISSN: 1751-0260, Indexed in Scopus, UGC and CABS
  • Sharma, S., Singh, K. and Arya, V. (2020) “Innovation and employee turnover in biotechnology companies: rethinking the role of strategic human resource management” World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Inderscience, ISSN: 1746-0581, Indexed in Scopus and ABDC-C
  • Sharma, S., and Prakash, G. (Accepted, 2020) “Expatriates and Social Support: Exploring Conceptual Role of Unconscious Bias”. International Journal of Business Excellence, Inderscience, ISSN: 1756-0055, Indexed in Scopus and UGC 
  • Sharma, S., and Paul, A. (2020). COVID-19 India: An Insight into the Impact of Lockdown and Community Behavioural Response. International Social Work, Sage, ISSN: 1461-7234, Indexed in Scopus and SSCI
  • Mukherjee, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Sharma, S. and Paul, A. (2020). People’s Perception About Quarantine and Its Impact on Occupational Stress: Community-Based Online Survey Following Covid-19 Outbreak in India. International Journal of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, 11(1), 1486-1496, SERSC, ISSN: 2207-8363, Indexed in UGC CARE LIST II, ESCI, Scopus
  • Sharma, S., & Singh, K. (2019). Positive organizational culture: conceptualizing managerial role in interpersonal conflict. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 7(5), 1508-1518. ISSN:2235-767X, Indexed in UGC,
  • Sharma, S., & Singh, K. (2019). Current Scenario of Living and working in India: An interview. International Journal of Organizational Behaviour& Management Perspectives, 8(1), 3849-3872, Pezzottaite, ISSN:2279-0969, Indexed in UGC, 
  • Arya, V., Sharma, S., Sethi, D., Shiva, A., &Verma, H. (2018). Ties that bind tourists: embedding destination motivators to destination attachment: A study in context of Kumbh fair, India. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 23(12), 1160-1172. Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 174416507, Indexed in Scopus and ABDC- A,
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2017). Expatriates cross-cultural adjustment challenge in diverse India: a three level analysis. International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 14(3), 347–364, Inderscience, ISSN:1753-0814, Indexed in Scopus and ABDC- C,
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2016). Asian Tigers Enters the Land of Diversity: Cultural Adaptations for South Korean businesses in India. EAST ASIA: an international quarterly, 33(2), 157-173, Springer, ISSN: 1874-6284, Indexed in Scopus,
  • Sharma, S., & Dahiya, R. (2015). Culturally Heterogeneous Virtual Team Challenges: Overlooked Cultural Influence. International Journal of Organizational Behaviour& Management Perspectives, 4(4), 2015-2023. Pezzottaite, ISSN:2279-0969, Indexed in UGC,