Dr. Manisha Mishra

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean
M.A. (Lucknow),  F.P.M. (IIM, Ahmedabad)

Dr. Manisha Mishra is currently an Associate Professor in OB & HRM area at JGBS. She is the Assistant Dean-Examinations for the school as well. Dr. Mishra has been part of JGBS since 2013 and has held various administrative positions including being the Faculty coordinator for Student Activities (2013-2015) and Assistant Dean for Integrated BBA (Hons.) MBA programme (2015-2019). She has a been part of several University and school level committees notable among them have been the accreditation committees for QS rankings, NAAC and Institution of Eminence status. Currently she is part of AACSB committee and accreditation team. 

Dr. Mishra has taught many courses in all programmes at JGBS. Her teaching interests include managing people across cultures and nations, diversity and inclusion management, employee engagement, and change management. She has published book chapters and presented her research in various international conferences. Her research interest include diversity and inclusion management in Indian companies, reservations in higher professional education, and psychological well-being of teachers.

Besides teaching and research Dr. Mishra has been involved in executive education as well. She was the programme coordinator and resource person for a number of executive education and management development programmes conducted by JGU. These programmes were conducted for companies like JSPL, IOCL, Power Grid Corporation, and THDC; state governments officers of states like Madhya Pradesh & Haryana; officers of the Indian Army and also international programmes for Afghanistan Human Rights Commission and Central Tibetan Authority. She delivered sessions on intra & inter-personal orientation, emotional intelligence, team building, work-life balance, retention, motivation, people management, and communication & presentation skills.

Dr. Mishra won the award for best thesis in the development domain for her dissertation at IIM Ahmedabad. During her post-graduation she was the gold medallist of her batch for securing the highest aggregate marks. She also qualified the Junior Research Fellowship of the UGC in public administration. Dr. Mishra loves to read, write poetry, misses quizzing and makes multiple attempts to learn different languages.

Book Chapters

  • Srivastava, J., & Mishra, M. (2018). India-An Emerging Medical Tourism Attraction.  In M. Masaeli & M. Prabhakar (Eds.) India as a Model for Global Development. London, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Mishra M. (2017). Stigma of Incompetence and Reserved category status: -A Double edged sword for Female Beneficiaries of Reservations in an Elite Higher Education Institute. In S.P.Singh & S. Singh (Eds.) New Dalit Agenda for 21st Century. New Delhi: Globus Press.


  •  Bhowmick, B., & Mishra, M. (2009). Nexus Pharmachem. Ahmedabad, Gujarat: IIM Ahmedabad.

Conference Proceedings

  • Mishra, M. (2017, April 24-26). Reservation Policy and its Impact on Reserved and General Category Students. 14th South Asian Management Forum Conference, MNU Business School, Maldives National University, Male, Maldives: AMDISA.  
  • Mishra, M & Joseph, J. (2015, July 2-4). The other side of the diversity story: The perceptions of non-beneficiaries towards beneficiaries of caste-based reservations in higher professional education in India. 31st EGOS Colloquium, ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece, Athens, Greece.
  • Mishra, M & Joseph, J. (2014, July3-5). Resolution mechanisms used by beneficiaries of caste-based reservations in higher professional education in India in the post-implementation scenario.  30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mishra, M. (2010, December 8-10). If I Overachieve’ Stigma and its Management by Female Beneficiaries of Caste based Affirmative Action in the Higher Professional Education in India. 24th Annual Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, University of South Australia – Adelaide, Australia.
  • Diversity and inclusion management
  • Reservations in higher professional education
  • Psychological well-being of teachers
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Change and Transformation
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Prof Tirath Gupta Memorial Award for the Best Thesis in the Development Domain for   the  dissertation titled An Exploratory Study of Post Implementation Experiential Perceptions of  Reservations with focus on Stigmatization Processes in the Higher Professional Education Context” at IIM Ahmedabad, in March 2013.