Nachiketa Tripathi

Nachiketa Tripathi
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati | IIT Guwahati · Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Business

PhD (Social Psychology), IIT Kanpur

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Introduction
Nachiketa Tripathi currently works at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Business as a Professor (Psychology and Management), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. His research interests are in the areas of Organizational Behaviour, HRM and Social Psychology. He has supervised seven doctoral dissertations in the areas of OB and HRM. He has also supervised couple of Masters dissertations.
Education
January 1991 - March 1996

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In the backdrop of individual sustainability contributing to organizational sustainability, and, for acknowledging the significance of Gandhi's ideas in contemporary psychology, it becomes essential to analyze Gandhi's wisdom for individual development and organizational sustainability. The concept of Calling Orientation in Western research, which...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the effect of leader-leader exchange (LLX) on knowledge sharing through feedback-seeking behavior. The study also explores the moderating role of power distance. Design/methodology/approach A cross-sectional data of 290 knowledge workers from manufacturing and service firms in India were taken as a sample of...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has spread throughout the world, and concerns about psychological, social, and economic consequences are growing rapidly. Individuals’ empathy-based reactions towards others may be an important resilience factor in the face of COVID-19. Self-report data from 15,375 participants across 23 countries were collected from May to Au...
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Prior and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have resulted in substantial changes to everyday life. The pandemic and measures of its control affect mental health negatively. Self-reported data from 15,375 participants from 23 countries were collected from May to August 2020 during the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two questionnaires me...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of empowering leadership (EL) on work attitudes [job satisfaction (JS) and organizational commitment (OCOM)]. The effects of EL on these work attitudes were also analysed in terms of the mediating effects of psychological empowerment (PE). Design/methodology/approach A survey research meth...
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Purpose – This case describes the vulnerability of the Indian aviation sector by highlighting the fall of Jet Airways from one of the biggest airlines in India to bankruptcy. The present case discusses the role of Jet Airways’ leadership in managing the external threats that affect aviation business in India. Design/methodology/approach – The pres...
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Purpose This paper aims to investigate the relationship between perceived inclusion (individual and group-level) and team creativity climate (TCC) and explore the role of team learning climate (TLC) and task interdependency in the above relationship. Design/methodology/approach Data were collected using questionnaires from 24 Indian organizations....
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Across the world, millions of couples get married each year. One of the strongest predictors of whether partners will remain in their relationship is their reported satisfaction. Marital satisfaction is commonly found to be a key predictor of both individual and relational well-being. Despite its importance in predicting relationship longevity, the...
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The present study explored the impact of empowering leadership (EL) on two employee psychological health outcomes, perceived stress and general mental health. The influencing effects of EL on these psychological health outcomes were also analyzed in terms of the mediating effects of psychological empowerment (PE). Responses were collected from twel...
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Purpose This paper aims to explore the effect of perceived “self-to-team” deep-level diversity on team’s creative output from a social identity lens’ view. Design/methodology/approach An experimental study was designed ( n = 30 in each experimental condition, namely, homogeneous, heterogeneous and mixed) and vignettes were used to manipulate the e...
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This paper aims to assess the differences in the perception of construction labor productivity (CLP) factors of the government officials in the construction sector in the state of Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh. Data was collected through a questionnaire. The study compared the importance of factors in both the states by ranking them using the f...
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Purpose The negative links between psychological empowerment (PE) and perceived stress may be arguable when evaluated in Indian work settings characterized by socio-cultural values like dependence proneness and high power distance. To explore this possibility, the present study aimed to examine the links between PE at work and perceived stress in...
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Olfaction plays an important role in human social communication, including multiple domains in which people often rely on their sense of smell in the social context. The importance of the sense of smell and its role can however vary inter-individually and culturally. Despite the growing body of literature on differences in olfactory performance or...
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The present research investigates the gaps between CSR projections of a hospital and stakeholders’ perceptions about these CSR activities by analyzing multi-source data of stakeholders. Two sets of studies were conducted, namely, Study A (quantitative) and Study B (qualitative). Study A was based on survey method which assessed the perceptions of s...
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This chapter addresses the relevance and importance of Cloud computing in e-HRM. The hyper competitive and challenging business environment have forced modern organizations to constantly search for cost savings, time efficiency, flexibility, scalability, and improved performance in all aspects of management, including HRM. Cloud technology promises...
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Purpose: This article tries to orient Human-Resource (HR) leaders and practitioners towards a systematic data driven intelligent HRM (Human-Resource Management) system. Incorporation of such system in modern businesses can make the organizational learning more meaningful, customised and effective. Approach: A practitioner’s approach has been adop...
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This study examined the effects of supervisor’s downward influence strategies (DIS) on subordinates’ perceived stress and general-health. The influencing effects of DIS were also analyzed in the light of the mediating effects of organizational justice dimensions, namely, distributive justice (DJ), procedural justice (PJ) and interactional justice (...
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The present research investigates the gaps between CSR projections of a hospital and stakeholder's perceptions about these CSR activities by analysing multi-source data of stakeholders. Two sets of studies were conducted, namely, study A (quantitative) and study B (qualitative). Study A was based on survey method which assessed the perceptions of s...
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Forms of committed relationships, including formal marriage arrangements between men and women, exist in almost every culture (Bell, 1997). Yet, similarly to many other psychological constructs (Henrich et al., 2010), marital satisfaction and its correlates have been investigated almost exclusively in Western countries (eg, Bradbury et al., 2000)....
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Drawing on the dominant lens of social exchange and conservation of resources theory, and cross-cultural management literature, we examined the role of individual-level cultural orientation as a conditional variable in the relationship between supervisors’ upward exchange relationships (also called leader-leader exchange or LLX) and organizational...
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Human spatial behavior has been the focus of hundreds of previous research studies. However, the conclusions and generalizability of previous studies on interpersonal distance preferences were limited by some important methodological and sampling issues. The objective of the present study was to compare preferred interpersonal distances across the...
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Due to an oversight, the name of the author "Ahmad M. Alghraibeh" was incorrectly spelled as "Ahmad M. Aghraibeh." The correct version is shown above. The authors apologize for this oversight. This error does not affect the scientific conclusions of the article in any way. The original article has been updated. Conflict of Interest Statement The au...
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Objective: Theories about how couples help each other to cope with stress, such as the systemic transactional model of dyadic coping, suggest that the cultural context in which couples live influences how their coping behavior affects their relationship satisfaction. In contrast to the theoretical assumptions, a recent meta-analysis provides eviden...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between strategic human resource management (SHRM) and performance in service sectors firms in India. Also, it has tried to explore whether the three main approaches in the area of SHRM – universalistic, contingency and configurational approaches hold true in an Indian setting....
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The leg-to-body ratio (LBR) is a morphological index that has been shown to influence a person’s attractiveness. In our research, 3,103 participants from 27 nations rated the physical attractiveness of seven male and seven female silhouettes varying in LBR. We found that male and female silhouettes with short and excessively long legs were perceive...
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The present study investigates the differences in assertiveness and the ability to discriminate assertiveness from aggressive and defensive/passive behaviour and the relation among them across Indian and Serbian cultures, besides exploring the relationship between personality and assertiveness in both the cultures. Measures of assertiveness, scale...
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This study examines the relationship of privacy preference with sense of control over privacy, and the discrepancy between desired and actual privacy. Results indicate that (a) sense of control is a fairly good predictor of privacy preference, (b) most subjects report low actual privacy than desired, and the highest desired privacy was in the case...
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Eight hundred and twenty-nine adults, drawn from 12 locations in all four parts of India, participated in a study that explored the joint effects of Indians’ discrepant mindset, context sensitivity, and quality of environment on their modes of behavior. Respondents also predicted how a person is likely to change his behavior when the conditions in...
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Eight hundred and twenty-nine adults, drawn from 12 locations in all four parts of India, participated in a study that explored the joint effects of Indians’ discrepant mindset, context sensitivity, and quality of environment on their modes of behavior. Respondents also predicted how a person is likely to change his behavior when the conditions in...
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In the present study an attempt is made to investigate how organizational culture affects the relationship between downward influence strategies and organizational success (a collective term used for variables such as job satisfaction, commitment and effectiveness). This study is based on a sample of 200 middle level executives of 10 public and pri...
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Two studies investigated the role of gender in the choice of influence strategies adopted by managers in the Indian organizational set-up. The present study was conducted in two parts. Study explored the effect of gender on bases of power (reward, coercive, referent, expert, and legitimate), influence strategies (upward and downward influence strat...
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The present paper makes an attempt to study the differences in organizational learning processes across different organizations. Measures of organizational learning, job satisfaction, effectiveness and preparedness for change were administered on two different samples drawn from banking sector and academic institute (N=140). Measures of organizatio...
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In the present study dimensions of privacy and people-environment relationship (PER) view (Stokols, 1990) are explored and the relationship between the two variables in an Indian sample is investigated. Data were obtained from 80 urban (40 males and 40 females) and 70 rural (30 males and 40 females) respondents using PER and privacy inventories (es...
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The present paper makes an attempt to investigate the relationship between organisational climate and organisational success, which includes effectiveness (EFF), job satisfaction (JS), organisational commitment (OCMT) and intention to quit (IQ). The study is based on a sample of 200 middle level executives of 10 public and private sector organisati...
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The present study was an investigation of the effect of partitions and number of persons on privacy preference as indicated in seating preference and seat placement. In study A, partition/ no partition between superior and co-workers, between co-workers and seat position were combined into a factorial design with 40 employees from four organization...
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The present paper makes an attempt to explore the dimensions of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) and its relationship with Organizational Commitment (OCMT). This study is based on a sample of 100 scientific officers of a public sector organization located in southern India. Factor analysis of OCB scale (especially developed for the presen...
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The present paper makes an attempt to investigate the relationship between Downward Influence Strategies and Organisational Success, which includes Job Satisfaction (JS), Effectiveness (EFF) and Intention to Quit. This study is based on a sample of 200 middle level executives of 10 public and private sector organizations. The findings indicate that...
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The present research paper makes an attempt to examine the components of Organizational Culture (OC), and its relationship with Organizational Commitment (OCMT). This study is based on a sample of 200 middle level executives of 10 public and private sector organizations. The findings indicate that participative OC is related to identification type...

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