Research – Dr. Rajiv R Thakur

Research Contributions

Actively involved in research and publication of books, research papers in international and national journals, presenting papers in international and national conferences and Ph.D. supervision. Has been actively involved in research and publications and has published/presented research papers in international/national journals and international conferences.  He has been actively holding international conferences and organizing MDPs for senior and middle level executives. His contributions and performance in teaching, conducting research, MDPs and international conferences continue to be highly appreciated as he has been moving into higher roles and responsibilities. Acknowledging his valuable contributions and overall excellent performance, IMT Ghaziabad nominated him for the Harvard Business School’s Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning.

Ph.D. Supervision
i. Topic: Study on Work Life Balance & Employee Engagement in IT/ITES Sector
Name of Scholar: Mr. Toyaz Shekhar
Year of  registration: 2014  Year of Award of Degree: 2017
University: MLSU, Udaipur
ii. Topic: Influence of Cross-Cultural and Temporal Factors on Performance of Globally Distributed Teams of IT Services
Name of Scholar: Mr. Sudhir Saxena
Year of registration: 2014
University: MLSU, Udaipur
Ph.D. Examiner
Is a invited member of the Board of Examiners at IMI Delhi, JERC Jaipur, Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu, India and Patna University, Patna

Research Papers Published 

International Publications 

Co authored a case with Dr Deepak Singh “Excellence in Management Education Through Right Value Creation: A Case Study of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida”, published in the Book “Quality Assurance, Accreditation & Ranking – A Silent Revolution Waiting In Wings of Indian Higher Education”, by Bloomsbury, New Delhi, India,(ISBN:978-93-88630-96-2) which was released by Vice President of India.

Co authored  Research article with Ankit Mishra  titled “HIGHER EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A STUDY FROM INDIA” published in The Discussant, Journal of Centre for Reforms Development and Justice in October-December issue of Vol. VI no.4, ISSN. 2250-3412.

Anup Kumar and Thakur R R, paper titled “Objectivity in Performance Ranking of Higher Education Institutions using Dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis” has been accepted in International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Emerald Publishing; ‘B Category’ journal under ABDC ranking.

Abstract / Purpose – There has been a persistent debate on measures of efficiency and ranking procedures of higher education institutions (HEIs). Deriving absolute efficiency measures and their ranking provide a critical input for the society to choose the appropriate educational institute. This paper evaluates the relative performance of institutions in management education in different locations in India and proposes a holistic efficiency measurement which can be applied to higher education institutions in general.

Srivastava V and Thakur R R (2018), “Assessing Job Satisfaction Parameters for Enhancing Performance: A Study on Knowledge Workers”, Journal for Global Business Advancement (C Category Journal as per ABDC Ranking), Accepted


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