Rajashi Ghosh

Rajashi Ghosh
Drexel University | DU · School of Education

PhD

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There is dearth of studies exploring the likelihood of reverse mentoring practices being accepted or resisted in diverse organizational contexts. Moreover, prior studies on reverse mentoring have focused on the formal programmatic implementations instead of exploring the informal instances where senior employees learn from their junior colleagues i...
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Purpose Challenges with acculturation in organizations may make employees an easy target of workplace incivility and awareness of what constitutes uncivil behaviors at work can influence the association between acculturation and incivility. The current study examined the links between acculturation, incivility and tested mentor holding behavior as...
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This study presents a different perspective on multiplex developmental relationships encompassing both career and psychosocial functions by highlighting the unique contradictions and coping mechanisms underlying these relationships. The in‐depth qualitative comparative case study analyses of 73 developmental relationships of 20 nascent technology e...
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How are immigrant academic mothers negotiating the confounding terrains of work and family during the pandemic? How can they support each other in learning how to resist the prevalent notions of ideal working and mothering amidst the demanding schedule of working remotely and parenting? This study addresses these questions through sharing a narrati...
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Our chapter focuses on the concept of a “developmental network” which includes individuals from one’s personal spheres of life outside organizational boundaries (e.g., family, friends, and neighbors) and within one’s professional sphere (e.g., peers, juniors, and seniors enacting mentoring and/or coaching) who may be invested in their growth and de...
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Developmental relationships constitute interdependent, generative connections that promote growth and learning among individuals. While studies reporting the impact of developmental relationships on learning, performance, and career development leaves no doubt about its relevance to the human resource development (HRD) field, we lack an in-depth un...
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Minoritized women remain underrepresented in leadership positions, especially within higher education (HE). A key barrier to advancement for women of color is their susceptibility to impostor phenomenon (IP). A developmental network where the minoritized woman receives developmental support from multiple individuals is a potentially powerful interv...
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Mentoring programs continue to be an important HRD tool as they provide faculty, regardless of career stage, an opportunity for professional learning and development. However, the traditional hierarchical mentor–mentee model may limit the quality and utility of these relationships. A solution provided by emerging literature is the relational mentor...
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The Problem There has been a burgeoning interest in studies on women entrepreneurs in the past decade, but in most studies conducted thus far, the scope has remained narrow with the focus mostly on strategic perspective and not so much on the individual-level understanding of the entrepreneurs. Furthermore, the limited number of studies that have l...
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Mixed methods research (MMR) is increasingly becoming a popular methodological approach in several fields due to the promise it holds for comprehensive understanding of complex problems being researched. However, researchers interested in MMR often lack reference to a guide that can explain the key issues pertaining to the paradigm wars influencing...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore how peer coaching in action learning meetings stimulates teachers to experience transformational learning through critically reflecting on the perceptions that shape their beliefs about student bullying. Design/methodology/approach The authors used interpretative phenomenological analysis to understa...
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The popularity of formal mentoring has grown substantially in recent years. Literature has demonstrated individual‐level benefits such as learning, career planning, and enhancement of leadership as well as the acquisition of managerial skills from formal mentoring programs within work organizations. The primary purpose of this study was to examine...
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Even though India is called a rising economic powerhouse in the global market, women experience myriad challenges in pursuing leadership opportunities and performing in leadership positions. These challenges are pervasive across different sectors (e.g., public and private) and industries (e.g., agriculture, education, government, not-for-profit, an...
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This book provides intriguing insights into the development of highly qualified women leaders in diverse Indian contexts and their role at national and organizational levels. While India has made enormous economic strides in the past few decades, gender inequality and underutilization of female talent remain deeply rooted and widely spread in many...
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The goal of this chapter is to present a detailed discussion of how traditional beliefs about gender roles and modern notions of women’s independence create a contested space for Indian women leaders. Considering the alarming trend of women dropping out of the workforce in India, it is critical to develop an in-depth understanding of gender stereot...
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This book consists of 10 Asian countries and regions (China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand). We present participating authors’ perspectives on women leaders’ state-of-working conditions and balancing of personal and professional lives. Additionally, we discuss convergence (commonalities) and dive...
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This book explores the unique socioeconomic challenges encountered by female leaders in China, India, Japan, Korea, and other Asian countries where traditional cultural expectations and modernized values coexist. It provides insight into gender inequality and underutilization of female talent as well as ways to develop highly qualified women in org...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to conduct a critical review of the mediation studies published in the field of Human Resource Development (HRD) to discern if the study designs, the nature of data collection and the choice of statistical methods justify the causal claims made in those studies. Design/methodology/approach This paper conducts...
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Mixed methods research (MMR) is increasingly becoming a popular methodological approach in several fields due to the promise it holds for comprehensive understanding of complex problems being researched. However, researchers interested in MMR often lack reference to a guide that can explain the key issues pertaining to the paradigm wars influencing...
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The Problem Diversity and gender are contested topics in India. Although diversity means many things to many people, the meanings associated with diversity and the approaches to diversity management in India influence and are influenced by power structures and sociocultural values. Similarly, the intersection of gender with other diversity factors,...
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Mentoring programs are gaining traction as human resource development initiatives that can support women to advance in their careers in organizations. However, some of these programs are falling short of delivering on this promise due to particular inherent flaws. This case study considers the following three potential flaws of formal mentoring pro...
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Using Giddens’s Structuration Theory as a lens, this article theorizes an organizational change perspective that emphasizes the role of the marginalized. The context for this work is the current changes within the Roman Catholic Church, with respect to its teaching and norms around homosexuality. The change perspective proposes the emergence of “Le...
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Doctoral students leave their programs early due to lack of mentoring relationships needed to support degree completion and success. However, how mentoring contributes to Ed.D degree completion is not widely studied. In this qualitative narrative study, we sought to explore how multiple mentoring relationships reduced attrition in an Ed.D program....
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The long term focus on employee development as represented by concept of HRD has gained much traction in organisation of in India in the last decade. Due to newly merged market oriented economy, the HRD function has begun recieving greater recognition and importance. At the micro level, all private level, public multinational level in India has sta...
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This article reports on the theoretical and empirical development of a four-stage model intended for developing management cognition in the area of creative problem solving that was piloted with a doctoral student who holds a managerial position in a college. Using a single subject case study design that employs experience sampling methodology, the...
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The value of mentoring is growing substantially as organizations take a renewed interest in employee development to better survive in the dynamic and competitive market today. In the wake of this renewed interest, this meta-analysis was conducted to quantitatively review the multi-level antecedents (e.g., individual, relational, and structural/orga...
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Purpose – The purpose of this study is to identify how themes and contributions featured in the four scholarly journals sponsored by the largest human resource development (HRD) research association (the Academy of Human Resource Development, AHRD) reflect the changing identity of the HRD field. Design/methodology/approach – A frequency and conten...
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The Problem Differing perceptions of what constitutes executive coaching core competencies by academic and coach preparation programs, credentialing associations, and practitioners obfuscates clarity of definition, roles, and implementation. This lack of clarity and agreement can confuse practitioners and slow progress in theory-building, research,...
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Mentoring has been studied extensively as it is linked to protégé career development and growth. Recent mentoring research is beginning to acknowledge however that mentors also can accrue substantial benefits from mentoring. A meta-analysis was conducted where the provision of career, psychosocial and role modeling mentoring support were associated...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to elaborate how an adult development perspective can further the understanding of developmental networks as holding environments for developing leaders confronted with challenging experiences. Design/methodology/approach The article utilizes constructive developmental theory (C‐D theory) to explore and address...
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This article reviews and critiques the literature on mentoring functions and roles in education and business to inform the use of mentoring as a developmental tool in both fields. Specifically, in an effort to expand the current notions of the different mentor roles, this review synthesizes studies exploring teacher mentoring in schools and organiz...
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Organizational researchers need to better understand what constitutes uncivil supervisor and co-worker behaviours and how to reduce their occurrences in workplaces. This study uses the lenses of organizational socialization and social exchange theories to interpret the influence of supervisor and co-worker incivility on employees' socialization-rel...
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While research is emerging around the employee engagement construct, evolution is in early stages of development. Presently, some questions remain about how employee engagement differs from other well-researched and documented constructs such as job satisfaction, job involvement, and job commitment. Although such inquiry is seemingly academic in na...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the relation between emotional intelligence (EI), team learning and team psychological safety, using a context sensitive approach. Design/methodology/approach Using an internet survey‐research design, employees embedded inside work teams were asked to respond to an anonymous survey battery. Careful a...
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The globalized Indian economy creates employment opportunity for educated Indian women and increases gender diversity in Indian Enterprises (IEs). Increased gender diversity presents myriad challenges for integrating women into the managerial ranks of IEs. We highlight these challenges, offer propositions on the Indian culture, the status of women...
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The aging of the workforce and the concurrent advent of the Millennials represent a major demographic and sociological phenomenon that can have dominant implications for organizations, as a whole. This presents a situation, where the Boomers and Millennials will be working together for the next decade or so. In the wake of mass scale retrenchments...
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This study explored how perceptions of reciprocal support in mentoring influence mentors' and protégés' intent to extend work-related help to coworkers in organizations. Our findings shed light on the role that organization-based self-esteem (OBSE) and affective organizational commitment (AOC) play as mediators in transmitting the effect of perceiv...
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New and increasingly complex online technologies are attractive to course developers, but do they add value for students and teachers in terms of deeper social connection and increased collaborative learning? This exploratory study examines students’ perceptions of social presence, sociability, and social interaction related to critical thinking in...
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Community colleges in the United States have become major providers of human resource development services, particularly through offering workforce development training to local employers. The addition of workforce development services to community colleges is a fairly recent phenomenon. Some see workforce development efforts as diluting community...
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The frequency, intensity, and duration of uncivil behavior should be a concern to leaders in any organization.All too often seemingly isolated, subtle uncivil incidents (e.g., instigating a joke) can lead to patterns of uncivil behavior (e.g., bullying) and even physical violence. Each is a form of aggressive behavior. Inasmuch as uncivil behavior...
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The authors apply affecive events theory to explore the mediating role of negative affect between different types of mentor’s negative mentoring behavior and the frequency of protégés instigating incivility against their mentors. Results of mediation analyses employing bootstrapping throw some light on the possibility of an incivility spiral in neg...
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The article addresses the connections between adult learning and development, and leaders' growth in organizational settings. The potential of multiple mentoring relationships in promoting adult learning is explored. The link between adult development and leader development is used to establish how mentoring relationships can give access to differe...
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This article proposes a conceptual model to explore the effects of intergenerational transition in individualism/collectivism orientations on the outlook towards different human resource development (HRD) and management practices. It contributes to the existing cross-cultural research in HRD by defining three prominent generations in India and by p...
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This cross-sectional, correlational study (N = 402) examined the relationships among select demographics, workplace adaptation, employee affect, and incivility and physical health and job satisfaction. The paper-and-pencil survey battery consisted of nine scales. The hypotheses were tested through correlational, factor analytic, and hierarchical re...

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