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Arpana   Rai
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Arpana Rai
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Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

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  • FPM - National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India
  • Post-Graduation - Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Haryana
  • Graduation - Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarakhand

Research Interests
  • Workplace bullying
  • negative workplace phenomena
  • justice perceptions
  • discretionary workplace behaviors
  • fit perceptions
  • employee silence behaviors
  • culture and cross-cultural research
  • personality
  • empowering leadership
  • emotions
  • emotional intelligence
Publication
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A (2020). Examining the impact of justice perceptions on workplace bullying: a moderated mediational model of PCV and PDO. Personnel Review. https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-09-2019-0467
    • Agarwal, U. A., & Rai, A. (2020). Exploring Bullying Among Indian Managers: A Grounded Theory Approach. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 13 (4), 588-611
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2019). Linking workplace bullying and EVLN outcomes: Role of psychological contract violation and workplace friendship. International Journal of Manpower, 40 (2),211-227.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2019). Linking Interactional Injustice to EVLN Outcomes: Effects of Psychological contract violation and Conscientiousness (A moderated mediation model). International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 28 (2), 488-506
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2019). Examining the Relationship between Personality Traits and Exposure to Workplace Bullying. Global Business Review, 20(4) 1069–1087.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2018). Workplace Bullying and Employee Silence: A Moderated Mediation Model of Psychological Contract Violation and Workplace Friendship. Personnel Review, 47 (1), 226-256.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2018). Examining Workplace Bullying-Outcomes Relationships among Indian Managers: Psychological Contract Violation as Mediator and Workplace Friendship as Moderators. Employee Relations. 40 (6), 1015-1035.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A (2018). Impact of Workplace Bullying on Employee Outcomes: A Study of Indian Managerial Employees. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. 67 (7), 1147-1170.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2018). A Review of Literature on Mediators and Moderators of Workplace Bullying: Agenda for Future Research. Management Research Review. Vol. 41 (7), 822-859.
    • Rai A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Exploring Nature of Workplace Bullying and Psychometric Properties of Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R) in Indian Organizations. Journal of Indian Business Research, 9 (3), 229-247.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U.A. (2017). Exploring the Process of Workplace Bullying in Indian Organizations: A Grounded Theory Approach. South Asian Journal of Business Studies, 6 (3), 247-273.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Linking Workplace Bullying and Work Engagement: The Mediating Role of Psychological Contract Violation. South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, 4(1), 42-71.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Workplace bullying among Indian managers: prevalence, sources and bystanders' reactions. International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 15(1), 58-81.
    • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Workplace Bullying: A Review and Future Research Directions. South Asian Journal of Management, 23(3), 27-56.
Book Chapter
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2018). Linking Workplace bullying and Work Outcomes: Mediating role of Psychological Contract Violation and Moderating role of Psychosocial Safety Climate, In: D'Cruz P., Noronha E., Mendonca A., Mishra N. (eds) Indian Perspectives on Workplace Bullying (pp. 79-109). Springer, Singapore.
Awards
  • Highly Commendable Paper Award at 5 th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) Conference
  • Recipient of Young Thinker Award (2014-2015), Department of Science and Technology, Government of Haryana
  • Awarded Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Junior Research Fellowship
  • Awarded Vice-Chancellor Gold Medal (2006-2010), Saraswati Panda Award (2006-2010) and Nagma Shanta Bai Award (2006-2010)- Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
Conference
  • Rai, A., Kim, M., & Hazarika, D. (2020). Transformational Leadership and Followers’
  • Thriving at Work: An Examination of Underlying Mechanisms. 80th Annual Meeting , Academy of Management (AOM) Conference (OB division), Vancouver, Canada, 7-11 August.
  • Kim, M., Terry, B., & Rai, A. (2020). Interactional Justice and Cognitive Rumination Explain Effects of Empowering Leadership on Home Life. 80th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management (AOM) Conference (OB Division), Vancouver, Canada, 7-11 August.
  • Hazarika, H., Rai, A., & Agarwal, UA. (2019). How Interactional Injustice Impacts Innovative Work Behaviours: An Examination of Underlying and Intervening conditions. Presented at 6th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) Conference, 2-4 January, IIM Trichy (Awarded best paper of the Track)
  • Hazarika, H., Rai, A., & Agarwal, UA. (2019). Workplace Bullying and Employee Outcomes: Mechanisms of Psychological Ownership and Extraversion. Presented at 7th PAN IIM World Management Conference, 12-14th December, IIM Rohtak.
  • Darra, S., & Rai, A. (2019). Examining the Dark Side of Innovative Work Behaviours: A Critical View on Innovation Maximization Fallacy. Presented at 7th PAN IIM World Management Conference, 12-14th December, IIM Rohtak.
  • Rai, A., & Doshi, V. (2019). Effects of Empowering Leadership on Voice: Do Cultural dispositions and Gender make a difference. Presented at 79th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Conference (GDO division) Boston, US, 9-13 August.
  • Rai, A., & Kim, M. (2019). Empowering Leadership and Followers’ Good and Bad Behaviour: A Dual Mediation Model. Presented at 79th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Conference (OB division) Boston, US, 9-13 August.
  • Rai, A. (2018). Interactional Injustice & IWB: A moderated mediation model of PCV and PDO. Presented at 78th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Conference (Conflict Management Division), Chicago, US, 10-14 August.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Workplace Bullying and EVLN Outcomes-Role of Violation and Workplace Friendship. Presented at 77th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Conference (OB division). Atlanta, USA, 4-8 August.
  • Rai, A. (2017). Linking Justice and Workplace Bullying: Violation as Mediator and PDO as Moderator. Presented at 77th Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Conference (Conflict Management Division). Atlanta, USA, 4-8 August.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Linking Interactional Injustice to EVLN Outcomes: Effects of Psychological contract violation and Conscientiousness (A moderated mediation model). Presented in 5th Biennial Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) Conference, 18-20 December, IIM Indore. (Awarded Highly Commendable Paper Award).
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Linking Workplace bullying and Work Outcomes: Mediating role of Psychological Contract Violation and Moderating role of Psychosocial Safety Climate. Presented in seminar Indian Perspectives on Workplace Bullying and Mobbing, 13 June, Indian Institute of Management, IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Examining the Effects of Workplace Bullying on Employee Silence: The Mediating Role of Psychological Contract Violation and Moderating Role of Workplace Friendship. Presented in OB and HR track, IMR Doctoral Conference (IMRDC), 11-12 January, Indian Institute of Management, IIM Bangalore.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2017). Examining the Effects of Workplace Bullying on Work Outcomes: A Conservation of Resources Perspective, Presented in OB and HR track, SJMSOM, Doctoral Consortium, 24 -25 January, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Mumbai.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Examining the Effects of Person-Job Fit and Person-Supervisor Fit on Workplace Bullying: The Moderating role of Power Distance Orientation. Presented at Fourth PAN IIM World Management Conference, 13-15 December, Indian Institute of Management, IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Examining the Effects of Workplace Bullying on Work Outcomes: Psychological Contract Violation as Mediator and Workplace Friendship as Moderator. Presented at National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), 29- 31 December, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Examining the Relationship between Personality Traits and Exposure to Workplace Bullying. Presented at National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), 29- 31 December, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Linking Workplace Bullying to EVLN Typology -The Influence of Psychological Contract Violation and Workplace Friendship. Presented at Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR), 11-12 November, Indian Institute of Science, ISC Bangalore.
  • Rai, A., & Agarwal, U. A. (2016). Effects of Workplace Bullying on Employee Creativity: The Mediating role of Psychological Contract Violation’ Presented in the 3rd International HR Conference on Employee Engagement, 4- 5 February, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
PDWs @ AOM 2019 Conference
  • Rai, A., & Kim, M. (2019). Examining the Antecedents, Direct and Indirect Effects of Empowering Leadership: Implications for both Leaders and Followers. Presented at OB Junior Faculty Workshop (JFW), 9-10 August, AOM, Boston, MA.
  • Rai, A., & Kim, M. (2019). Role of Challenge Vs. Hindrance stressors in empowering leadership-deviance relationship: An examination of two faces of empowering leadership. Presented at Leadership Research: Inclusive Mentoring Session. 9-10 August, AOM, Boston, MA.