Faculty Profiles - Human Resource and Soft Skill

Department Profile – Human Resource and Soft Skill


The Department of HR and Soft Skills came into existence in 1995. The department is a part of IBS Hyderabad, the Faculty of Management of the University. Currently, the department has thirty eight faculty members involved in teaching, research and administration. 18 of these are Ph.D holders.

Teaching The department offers courses as part of PhD in Management, MBA, BBA and BBA-LLB (Hons) programs of the University. In addition, the department also academically contribute to the Case Research centre and to the Management Development Programs of the Centre for Management Development of the University.

Research and Publications The major thrust areas in which research activities are being pursued are Organisational Citizenship Behaviour, Competency mapping & Assessment, Conflict Management, Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills and Business Communication.

Faculty members of the department have published research papers in reputed peer reviewed national and international journals like Business Theory and Practice, journal of Management ASCI, International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals , Journal of Career Assessment, Review of European Studies, Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration etc, Besides, the faculty members have published many books and chapters/articles in original/edited books, conference proceedings etc. The Department brings out two peer-reviewed journal titled IUP Journal Management Research and IUP journal of Soft Skills

Conferences Organised The Department periodically organizes several national and international conferences. • International conference of Human Resource Management, March 29-30, 2012. • 2nd International Conference on Human Resource Management, “Enriching Organisational Value through HR” April 11-12, 2013.


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