Sonali Narbariya

Assistant Professor at School of Business Management, NMIMS Mumbai.

Phone : (022) 42355672

Email : sonali.narbariya@nmims.edu

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • PhD (SHRM and Change Management), IBS Hyderabad.

Additional Qualifications

  • Executive Development Certification in HR Analytics, XLRI Jamshedpur
  • Behavioural Events Interviewer’s (BEI) Certification, TATA Consultancy Services
  • Organizational Development and Change in 21st Century (FDP Certification NPTEL)


  • Leadership & Managing Change.
  • Managing Strategic Change.
  • Digital HRM.
  • Organizational Behavior and People Analytics.

Teaching Experience

  • 2 years

Ph.D. Topic

  • A study on the Impact of High-Performance Work Systems on Readiness for Change amongst IT Sector Employees in India: An Empirical Analysis’

Honors and Awards

  • Best PhD Scholar under the aegis of ‘Mahesh-Eshan Recognition for Research Pursuits Award’ conferred at the IFHE Convocation 2022.
  • Best Paper Award at AIMS Conference- 2020
  • Thomson Reuters Star Program Award- 2016
  • Nominated for Thomson Reuters ACE Program (Step up to Lead)-2016
  • Best Team Award for the quarter II, Talent acquisition, Thomson Reuters- 2016
  • Gold Stevie Award, for best HR Department of the year, TCS- 2015

Industry Experience

  • 5 years 6 months (Thomson Reuters, TCS and J.P. Morgan C&IB)

Expertise and Research Interest

  • Individual and Organizational Change Readiness for Digital Transformations

Recent Publications

(last five/six years)

  • Narbariya, S., Nayeem, M.A. and Gupta, R., 2022. Does HPWS amplify employees' change readiness for digital transformation? A study through the “work-from-anywhere” prism. Personnel Review, 51(8), pp.1948-1966. ABDC- A and Scopus
  • Narbariya, S., Subramani, A.K., Jan, N.A. and Ramaiah, T.S., 2023. Does individual motivation amplify learning amongst business management students in India? A digital learning perspective. International Journal of Management in Education, 17(2), pp.207-229. Scopus
  • Shaheen, M., Shukla, K., Narbariya, S., Subramani, A.K. and Jan, N.A., 2022. Can Human Capital Promote Self-Leadership? A Study on the Contingent Marketing Workforce of India. Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, 26(2). ABDC B and Scopus
  • Azam, M.S., Shaheen, M. and Narbariya, S., 2019. Marketing challenges and organic farming in India—Does farm size matter? International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 24(4), p.e1654. ABDC B and Scopus
  • Narbariya, S., Shaheen, M., and Arya, A., 2023. Does Generational Cohorts Effect Student’s Self Efficacy? The Moderating Role of Social Support. International Journal of Business Excellence. (Forthcoming). Scopus.

News Paper / Web Articles / Book Chapters

(last five/six years)

  • Book name: ‘The Evolution of Human Resource Management,’ Chapter 17: Structure (ISBN: 978-93-92377-54-9)
  • Book Name: ‘The Evolution of Human Resource Management,’ Chapter 19: Managing Careers (ISBN: 978-93-92377-54-9)

Reviewed Articles for journals

  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Personnel Review
  • Business Perspectives and Research


  • Awarded IFHE scholarship with stipend for 4 years as a full time PhD Scholar,2017-2021.

Government Project

  • Designed a psychometric tool for National Backward Class Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC), a Govt. Of India Undertaking, under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as a Research Associate at IIM Indore, 2021.
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