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Prof. MALA SINHA
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About Me:
Mala Sinha’s main research areas are demystification of Asian Scriptures: Vedanta, Zen, Taoism and Sufism and their application in Personal and  Organizational Excellence.She works in the social sector for empoweremnt of women . Mala sinha writes fiction and is a published poet .
Education:
MA; DPhil (Psychology)
Academic Experience:
University Rank holder in BA from Allahabad University
First Position with Distinction in MA from MS University, Vadodara
DPhil ( Ph.D)under UGC SRF ( NET ) Fellowship from Allahabad University, Allahabad
Areas of Interest/Specialisation:
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance; Business Communication; Health and Society .
Books/Working Papers:
Writing two books ( Work in progress):
Women Leaders from Mahabharata Breakthrough Innovations in Social Sector
Conferences/Seminars/Presentations:
1. The A3P Model for Strategic Change and Development in Organizations. In Symposium ‘Organizational Studies in India “ at 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology ( NAOP ) Chennai, 29th -31 December , 2016.
2. The Ethical Conduct of Youth in India. In symposium ‘Work Place Ethics in India ‘’. at 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology ( NAOP ) Chennai, 29th -31 December , 2016.
3. Mala Sinha & Perveen (2014) . Nature and Impact of Strategic Corporate Communication in Indian Service Sector Organizations . At CCI Conference on Corporate Communication . June 3-6 2014 , at Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Kowloon HONGKONG ( presented by co author)
4. Occupational competencies and organizational modernity: An analysis into emerging economies. By Santa Anna, A., Oliviera, FB; Loyfi, S, Sinha M. At BALAS Annual Conference 2012, Latin American Firms competing in Global Economy. 28-30 March, 2012. Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL. (Paper presented by a co author).
5. Putting the soul back in research. Conference and Meditation Retreat on Convergence of Science and Spirituality for World Renewal. 4th – 7th Sept, 2010. Gyan Sarovar, Mount Abu. INDIA
6. Leadership ethos derived from Vedic thought: The heroes of Mahabharata at Inaugural Conference of the Indian Academy of Management (IAOM), Dec 28-30, 2009. XLRI, JAMSHEDPUR.
7. Aligning people product & processes – The A3P model for strategic change & development in organizations at The 11th International Conference on Work Values and Social Responsibilities in a Changing World: From being good to doing good. (ISSWOV), 22-25, June 2008, SINGAPORE.
8. Values Alignment Scale (VAS): A psychometric instrument based on the Svabhava –Guna theory from The Bhagavad-Gita. In International Conference for Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership. 7- 10 Feb. 2007. Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University & Regent University,USA. Delhi. INDIA.
9. A3P MODEL - A Vedanta view for enhancing the collective intelligence of organizations. In International Conference for Human Capital Formation in the 21rst Century: Is a new paradigm needed? Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. 1-4 December, 2005, Delhi, INDIA.
10. Empowerment: The way of Vedanta. At International Conference for Leadership Development. Management Development Institute (MDI) 2 – 8, December, 2000. Gurgaon, INDIA.
11. Attitude towards employment of male and female youth belonging to advantaged and disadvantaged classes. At 6th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior. July 12 - 15, 1998. (ISSWOV). Istanbul, TURKEY.
12. Social support and stress-strain perceptions of unemployed youth. At 3rd Asian Regional Conference of IIRA (International Industrial Relations Association) 30 September to 5 October .1996.Taipei, TAIWAN.
13. Coping styles as moderators of stress-strain perceptions of unemployed youth. XXVI International Congress of Psychology, 16th - 21st August. 1996, Montreal, CANADA.
14. Value clarification for synergetic work culture in organizations. At Asian-Pacific Regional Conference of Psychology (IUPSYS), August 25th to August 30th, 1995, Guangzhou, CHINA
15. Motivational states of unemployed youth. At IV Asian Regional International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology, Conference (IACCP), 3rd – 7th January, 1992. NEPAL
RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES
1. Spiritual Ecology and Sustainable Organizations : Case of Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital ‘ at Spiritual Ecology and Sustainability : Confluence and Relevance in the 21st Century 13th Nov 2014. Maharaja Agrasen College , University of Delhi , DELHI.
2. Scholar Retreat on Indian-Cultural Concepts jointly organized by the Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad and Allahabad Museum from Aug 17 to 19, 2012.
3. Needs, aspirations and social milieu of single unemployed women – At UGC Seminar on Woman and Development: Some perspectives. 23 –25 March. University of Allahabad, INDIA. 1989.

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT & WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
1. Case Writing Workshop and Course Development Seminar (CWCD), conducted by Harvard Business School at Shanghai, CHINA from 11-14 January, 2010.
2. Global Colloquium for Participant Centered Leadership ( GCPCL) at Harvard Business School , Boston , USA from 26th July – 5th August 2009, ( Sponsored by Delhi University nd Andrew Towl Endowment from Harvard Business School).
3. Workshop on Qualitative Research Techniques. Under ARTS held at University of Ottawa, Ottawa CANADA August 22- 25, 1997
Other Professional Experience:
Taught in Bhavan's Hazarimal Somani College university of Bombay ;
Associate Professor at Amity Busisness School .
Presently as Professor at at Faculty of Management Studies since 1997.
Papers Presented:
1. The A3P Model for Strategic Change and Development in Organizations. In Symposium ‘Organizational Studies in India “ at 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology ( NAOP ) Chennai, 29th -31 December , 2016.
2. The Ethical Conduct of Youth in India. In symposium ‘Work Place Ethics in India ‘’. at 26th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology ( NAOP ) Chennai, 29th -31 December , 2016.
3. Mala Sinha & Perveen (2014) . Nature and Impact of Strategic Corporate Communication in Indian Service Sector Organizations . At CCI Conference on Corporate Communication . June 3-6 2014 , at Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Kowloon HONGKONG ( presented by co author)
4. Occupational competencies and organizational modernity: An analysis into emerging economies. By Santa Anna, A., Oliviera, FB; Loyfi, S, Sinha M. At BALAS Annual Conference 2012, Latin American Firms competing in Global Economy. 28-30 March, 2012. Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL. (Paper presented by a co author).
5. Putting the soul back in research. Conference and Meditation Retreat on Convergence of Science and Spirituality for World Renewal. 4th – 7th Sept, 2010. Gyan Sarovar, Mount Abu. INDIA
6. Leadership ethos derived from Vedic thought: The heroes of Mahabharata at Inaugural Conference of the Indian Academy of Management (IAOM), Dec 28-30, 2009. XLRI, JAMSHEDPUR.
7. Aligning people product & processes – The A3P model for strategic change & development in organizations at The 11th International Conference on Work Values and Social Responsibilities in a Changing World: From being good to doing good. (ISSWOV), 22-25, June 2008, SINGAPORE.
8. Values Alignment Scale (VAS): A psychometric instrument based on the Svabhava –Guna theory from The Bhagavad-Gita. In International Conference for Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership. 7- 10 Feb. 2007. Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University & Regent University,USA. Delhi. INDIA.
9. A3P MODEL - A Vedanta view for enhancing the collective intelligence of organizations. In International Conference for Human Capital Formation in the 21rst Century: Is a new paradigm needed? Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. 1-4 December, 2005, Delhi, INDIA.
10. Empowerment: The way of Vedanta. At International Conference for Leadership Development. Management Development Institute (MDI) 2 – 8, December, 2000. Gurgaon, INDIA.
11. Attitude towards employment of male and female youth belonging to advantaged and disadvantaged classes. At 6th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior. July 12 - 15, 1998. (ISSWOV). Istanbul, TURKEY.
12. Social support and stress-strain perceptions of unemployed youth. At 3rd Asian Regional Conference of IIRA (International Industrial Relations Association) 30 September to 5 October .1996.Taipei, TAIWAN.
13. Coping styles as moderators of stress-strain perceptions of unemployed youth. XXVI International Congress of Psychology, 16th - 21st August. 1996, Montreal, CANADA.
14. Value clarification for synergetic work culture in organizations. At Asian-Pacific Regional Conference of Psychology (IUPSYS), August 25th to August 30th, 1995, Guangzhou, CHINA
15. Motivational states of unemployed youth. At IV Asian Regional International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology, Conference (IACCP), 3rd – 7th January, 1992. NEPAL

RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES
1. Spiritual Ecology and Sustainable Organizations : Case of Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital ‘ at Spiritual Ecology and Sustainability : Confluence and Relevance in the 21st Century 13th Nov 2014. Maharaja Agrasen College , University of Delhi , DELHI.
2. Scholar Retreat on Indian-Cultural Concepts jointly organized by the Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad and Allahabad Museum from Aug 17 to 19, 2012.
3. Needs, aspirations and social milieu of single unemployed women – At UGC Seminar on Woman and Development: Some perspectives. 23 –25 March. University of Allahabad, INDIA. 1989.
Research Papers/Projects:
TOTAL PUBLICATION PROFILE
Research Papers In Indexed Journals
1. Perveen & Mala Sinha ( 2016) . Nature and Impact of Strategic Corporate Communication in Indian Service Sector Organizations. In Corporate Communication : An International Journal .Emerald Group Publishing Limited . pp. 120-140. ISSN 1356-328
2. Mala Sinha (2014). Leadership Ethos derived from Vedic Thought. In Communications: An International Journal
Vol. 21 No. 1, 2016
pp. 120-14. Abhinava Prabandhan: International Research Journal of Indian Ethos and Wisdom for Management- The Vivek Management. Vol. 2, Issue 2. SRI SIIM Research Press: New Delhi. Pp. 31-43. ISSN-2249-5339
3. Mala Sinha & V. Chauhan (2013). Deconstructing LajjA as a Marker of Indian Womanhood. In Journal of Psychology and Developing Societies. March 25: 1. SAGE. Pp. 133-163. ISBN-978-81-321-1088-0
4. Mala Sinha. (2001). Gender, Socio-economic Class and Employment Related Attitudes. Journal of Management Research. Vol.1, 3, May-August, pp. 160-172 Research Papers in Edited Books
1. Mala Sinha (2016) Aligning People, Product/Service & Processes: The A3P Model for Strategic Change and Development in Organizations. In R. C. Tripathi & R Dwivedi (Ed.) Hand Book of Organization Studies in India. Orient Black Swan. Pp. 408-442 .ISBN 9788125064244
2. Mala Sinha (2013). Managing Constructive and Destructive Emotions: Indian Psycho- Spiritual Perspective. In D. M. Pestonjee & S. Pandey (Eds.), Stress and Work: Perspectives on Understanding and Managing Stress. SAGE. Pp. 278-302. ISBN-978-81-321-1088.
3. Mala Sinha & S. Pathak (2007). Values Alignment Scale (VAS): A Psychometric instrument based on the Svabhava –Guna theory from The Bhagavad-Gita. In S. S. Sengupta & D. Fields (Eds.) Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership. MACMILLAN. New Delhi. Pp. 605-614. ISBN-0230-63067-7
4. Mala Sinha (2005). Values Alignment Scale (VAS) and Collective Intelligence of Organizations. In S.K. Tuteja (Ed.), Management Mosaic. Excel Books. New Delhi. Pp. 45-71. ISBN-81-7446-435-2.
5. Mala Sinha. (2003). Empowerment: The Way of Vedanta. In A. K. Singh & Daisy Chauhan, (Eds.), Developing Leaders Teams and Organizations. Excel Books, New Delhi,. Pp. 155-176. ISBN-81-7446-330-5 .
6. Mala Sinha. (1999). Value Clarification for a Synergetic Work Culture in Organizations. In HSR Kao, D. Sinha, & B.Wilpert, (Eds.), Management and Cultural Values: The Indigenization of Organizations in Asia. SAGE. New Delhi. Pp. 185-196. ISBN-81-7036-784-0
7. D. Sinha and Mala Sinha. (1997). Orientations to Psychology: ‘East West Perspectives’ In HSR Kao and D. Sinha, (Eds.), Asian Contributions to Psychology. SAGE, New Delhi. Pp. 26-39. ISBN. 8170365287.
8. Mala Sinha. (1996). Management of Third Force Effect in Marital Discord. In M. Sehgal and N. Sherjung (Eds.), Disputes and Counseling: Remedial Measures Volume II. APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi. 67-73. ISBN-81-7024-801-9
9. Mala Sinha & R.C. Tripathi. (1996) .Motivational States of Unemployed Youth’. In J. Pandey and P. Bhawuk, (Eds.), Contributions in Cross Cultural Psychology. SAGE, New Delhi, pp. 318-332. ISBN- 7036-474-4
10. D. Sinha and Mala Sinha. (1990). Dissonance in Work Culture in India. In A.D. Moddie., (Ed.) ,The Concept of Work in Indian Society. Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Shimla, Manohar Publications. New Delhi, pp. 206-219. ISBN-81-85425-16-7

BOOK REVIEWS IN JOURNALS
1. Book Review. (1996), Psychological immunity by R.C. Reddy (Proctor Publications, 1995), In Trends in Social Research Vol. III, No 1, 141-143.
2. Book Review, (1994). Human development and family studies in india: An agenda for research and policy by T.S. Saraswati and Baljit Kaur (Eds.) SAGE, New Delhi, 1993. In Trends in Social Science Research Vol. 1 No. 1
3. Book review. (1989). Indian Women: An inner dialogue by Parikh I.G. & Garg P.K.SAGE, New Delhi, 1988. In Psychology and Developing Societies 1,2 (1989). SAGE.pp. 254-256.

Conference Proceedings & Books:
1. Mala Sinha & Perveen ( 2014). Nature and Impact of Strategic Corporate Communication in Indian Service Sector Organisation. Corporate Communication International ( CCI) Conference on 
Corporate Communication, 2-5 June , 2014 , Honk Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon , Hong Kong. Pages: 315-329 ( Conference Proceeding)
Books
1. Business Communication by Lehman, C. M., Dufrene D. D. and Sinha, M ( 2014). New Delhi , Cengage Learning India Pvt . Ltd ( International ). ISBN978-81-315-2468-8
2. BCOM- The South Asian Perspective on Business Communication. Lehman, C. M., Dufrene D. D. and Sinha, Mala (2011). ( International ) Cengage Learning, India, Delhi ISBN:978-0-324-58790-6
3. Leadership in a Dynamic Information Age. (2004). Coauthored by J. K. Mitra, K. Singh, Mala Sinha and S. Verma. NIIT Ltd. New Delhi, INDIA ITT315SG01 ( International ).
4. Life Skills Education (2005) for Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) National .Co authored by M.Sinha, M. Dhingra, D. Bhatia, R. Tandon & S. Taneja. ( National ) , VIII.
5. Life Skills Education (2004), Skills Education for Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) National .Co authored by M.Sinha, M. Dhingra, D. Bhatia, R. Tandon & S. Taneja. ( National ) , VII.
6. Life Skills Education ( 2003 ) .for Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) National .Co authored by M.Sinha, M. Dhingra, D. Bhatia, R. Tandon & S. Taneja. ( National ) , VI.
Articles:

CASE ANALYSIS IN BUSINESS WORLD ( Practitioner’s Journal )
1. We are part of the Environment. Business World, 2nd April, 2017. 164 RNI 39847/81
2. Discernment is Crucial. Business World, 20th March , 2017 , p. 201, RNI 39847/81
3. Change the System, Business world, 1st Nov, 2016, p 314, RNI- 39847/81
4. Get to the Bottom of It, Business World , 25th August, 2015, RNI-39847/81
5. Empty your Mind. Business World, 4th February , 2013, p. 56 .RNI -0970819-7
6. LajjA : A Meta Value. Business World, 3rd December, 2012, p.58 RNI-0970819-7
7. The Virtues of Loyalty (Vedic management 3). Business World, 16th Jan. 2012, p. 52 RNI-0970819-7 8. A Holistic Approach (Vedic management 2). Business World, 2nd Jan. 2012, p. 52 RNI-0970819-7
9. Look Inward to Grow (Vedic management 1). Business World, 19th Dec, 2011, p. 58 RNI-0970819-7
10. To Correct or not to Correct. Business World, 16th March 2009, p. 58 ISSN-0970819-7
11. Morality in Leadership. Business World, 18th Feb. 2008, p.90 .RNI - 39847/81
12. Ahimsa and Leadership. Business World, 4th, Feb. 2008, p. 96 RNI -. 39847/81 13. Business Dharma. Business World. 3rd, July 2006, p. 74-76 RNI- 39847/81
14. The Protest of Abhimanyu. Business World, 9th, June 2006. RNI- 39847/81
15. Blending East with West. Business World. 22nd, Nov. 1999. RNI -39847/81 16. The Right Attitude (Vedic Management). Business World, 22nd , Feb. 1999, p.108- 109 RNI- 39847/81
17. Balancing Joys and Sorrows (Vedic Management). Business World, 7th January 1999, p.110- 111 RNI - 39847/81.
18. The Vedic Way. Business World, 22nd, Dec. 1998, p. 117 – 118 RNI - 39847/81
19. Needed: A grand design. Business World, 7th Nov. 1998, p.106- 107 RNI- 39847/81
20. A Culture Conflict. Business World, 22nd March, 1998, p. 84-86 RNI - 39847/81
21. Overzealous empathy at work. Business World, 7th Feb.1998, p.81-82 RNI- 39847/81
22. Turn to Indian Ethos. Business World, 1st April 1997, 75 – 76 RNI NO. 39847/81
23. A British Legacy. Business World, 25th Dec. 1996, p. 82-83 RNI- 39847-81
SPECIAL COLLECTORS VOLUME OF BUSINESS CASES: BUSINESS WORLD
(The compendium reprints most appreciated cases and case analyses).
1. Morality in Leadership. Change: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 31st March 2010. p. 95-96. ISBN-978-81`-908-452—5-0
2. Ahimsa and Leadership. Change: Business World Special Collector’s Issue of Selected Case Studies. 31st March 2010, p. 87-88. RNI . 39847/81
3. Hoarding versus Nurturing Talent. Ethics and Manager: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 2007, p. 60 – 64. RNI - 39847/81
4. The Protest of Abhimanyu. Ethics and the Manager: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 2007, p.94- 98. RNI - 39847/81
5. Managing Karma. Ethics and the Manager: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 2007, p.100-104. RNI - 39847/81
6. Fast Vanishing Past (Vedic Management).Back to Basic: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 2006, p.56-162. RNI - 39847/81
7. Egoless Leadership and Management. Back to Basics: Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 2006, p.96-202. RNI - 39847/81.
8. A Culture Conflict .Business World Special Collectors Issue of Selected Case Studies. 1999, p. 50- 57. RNI -39847/81
Column “Psychology For Managers” in The Observer Of Management Education
1. Managing Emotions. The Observer of Management Education. March 2006. Vol. 1, 3 .70-73
2. Who am I? The Observer of Management Education. April 2006. Vol.1, 4. 44-46
3. Panch Kosh. The Observer of Management Education. May 2006. Vol. 1, 5 .66-68
4. The Power of Attention. The Observer of Management Education. June 2006. Vol. 1, 6. 60-62
5. The Anatomy of Work. The Observer of Management Education. July 2006. Vol. 1, p 74-76
6. The Dynamics of Power. The Observer of Management Education. August 2006. Vol. 1, 8. 76-77
7. Understanding Leadership. The Observer of Management Education. September 2006. Vol. 1. 68-69
8. Quality Enlightenment through Yajna , The Observer of Management Education. October 2006. Vol.1. 74-75
9. The Art of Communication. The Observer of Management Education. November , 2006 Vol.1. 72-74
10. Ethical Managers. The Observer of Management Education. December, 2006. Vol.1. 68-69
Research interests:
1. Empowerment of Women. Concluded a one year project as part of Sabbatical research (July 2016- June 2017) entitled : Psycho- Social and Economic Impact of Empowering Rural Women of Bihar: A Unique Experiment that integrates Health , Education, Livelihood, Leadership Development and Sports at Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital ( AJEH)
2. Indian and indigenous cultural concepts and demystification of Eastern knowledge traditions- chiefly the Vedanta philosophy and Mahabharata & Gender Issues Developing theoretical models and assessment tools of some key concepts for self and organizational development. Some important research publications are:
• Deconstructing Lajja as Marker of Indian Womenhood ( 2013) ( Published)
• SSS Model: Svabhava, Svadharma and Sanskar - A psycho spiritual perspective to Empowerment ( 2003), based on Bhagavad Gita ( published)
• Values Alignment Scale and Collective Intelligence of Organizations ( 2005) based on Svabhava- Guna theory from Bhagavad Gita ( Published )
• Managing Constructive and Destructive Emotions ( 2013) based on using the Rasa – Guna (RG) theory ( published )
• Vedic Ethos of Leadership : Heroes from Mahabharata ( 2014) ( Published)
• A3P Model: Aligning People, Product and Process for organizational diagnoses and development ( published)
Work in Progress/Assignment Undertaken:
• Principal Investigator in two years UGC sponsored Major Research Project: A study of corporate environmental responsibility (CER) in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and its relationship with organizational effectiveness from 2011-2013. Completed