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Dr. Akancha Srivastava

Dr. Akancha Srivastava

Associate Professor

B.A.; M.A. (University of Allahabad);

Ph.D. (DIPR-DRDO (Delhi)-BU, Coimbatore)


Organizational Behavior, Positive Psychology, Environment and sustainability, Mindful consumption, Developmental Psychology
Dr. Akancha Srivastava is an experienced academician with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Currently serving as an Associate Professor of Psychology at Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC), she possesses a robust educational background. Dr. Srivastava finished her psychology undergraduate degree at the University of Allahabad in India. She pursued her MA in Psychology at the same university after laying her foundation. She successfully completed her Ph.D. at the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR-DRDO) Delhi, in MoU with Bharathiar University Coimbatore, as the pinnacle of her academic career. Dr. Srivastava has held major positions throughout her career, including JRF and SRF positions at the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR-DRDO) and employment with the esteemed Indian Institute of Management, Indore. Her experience extends to research, teaching, and administration. Dr. Srivastava has also demonstrated her proficiency in handling audits at her previous workplace. As a resource person, she has successfully conducted webinars, workshops, and other academic activities. She has done consultancy project with Brain Behavior Research Foundation of India (BBFRI), New Delhi. Her contributions to the field are evident through publications.
Dr. Srivastava has completed her Ph.D. from DIPR-DRDO, Barathiar University, Coimbatore. Her area of specialization is Organizational Behaviour. Her work is based on employee engagement. Her Ph.D is titled as “Antecedents And Consequences Of Employee Engagement In R&D Organization”. The study examined the selected individual as well as organizational predictors and consequences of employee engagement in Defence based Government R &D organization. During her tenure in DIPR DRDO she has assisted in completing number of projects based on armed forces. She has also the exposure of writing case-based scenario in the field of organizational behavior.
  • Pandey, P. & Srivastava, A. (2022). Role of Need for Achievement on Decision making and Life Orientation of Young Adults, Youth Voice Journal, ISSN (online):2056 – 2969.
  • Srivastava, A. (2021) Perceived Organizational Support, Employee Engagement and Organizational Citizenship Behaviour among Knowledge workers of R & D organization .Indian Journal of Ecology. Volume 48, pg 129-134
  • Mathur, M & Srivastava A.(2020) Exploring Assertiveness, Interpersonal Relationships and Conflict Management Styles Among Indian Youths, Youth Voice Journal
  • Srivastava A.(2018) Contribution Of Rural Women Entrepreneurs In Nation Building. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(9), pg 4939-4950.
  • Srivastava, A, Ramachandran,K., &Suresh,A.,(2014) Predictors of Employee Engagement in R&D Oranization. Asia Pacific Journal of Research, Vol: I Issue XVIV, 8-25
  • Saha, T & Srivastava, A (2014) Indian Women at Risk in the Cyber Space: A Conceptual Model of Reasons of Victimization. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 8(1) 57-67
  • Srivastava, A, Ramachandran,K., &Suresh,A.,(2014) Status of Employee Engagement In India: A Time For Reflection. International Journal of Education and Management Studies, 4(4), 316-324
  • Suresh, A.,Srivastava, A.,Jayachander, M. (2012).Psychological Predictors of Health Behaviour among College Students.Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing, 3(4), 859-965
  • Suresh,A., Ramachandran,K., & Srivastava, A. (2012). Personality based Job Analysis of Air Traffic Controller. Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 56(2), 21-31
  • Srivastava & Srivastava, A. (2021) Sustainable Consumption Practices of Rural India. “Socially Responsible Consumption and Marketing in Practice- Collection of Case Studies” with Springer (Springer Nature).
  • Mathur, M & Srivastava A.(2020) Mathur, M & Srivastava A.(2020.In S Z H Zaidi ,S S H Kazmi N Sharma (Eds) Psychosocial Impact of Coronavirus Disease: Challenges and Opportunities. ISBN 9788194159247, National Pubisher
  • Srivastava, A & Upadhyay., S.(2016) The Psychological Impact of Partition on India : A Reflective Overview . In T. Jayakumar & R . Balu( Eds) Critical Essays on Partition Lesson For Unity in Diversity (pp. 118-122) Chennai, Today Publications
  • Srivastava, A., & Ramachandran,K. (2013). Organizational behaviour in military context. In NidhiMaheshwari (Ed) Military Psychology (pp. 115-224) Jaipur, Rajasthan: Pointer Publication
  • Decoding the Blurring Boundaries of Work and Home During COVID-19, Psychology India Magazine, October , 2020