Dean (Academics)

Dr. Koustab Ghosh

Ph.D. (VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur)
Area: Human Resource Management


Email:  dean[dot]aa[at]iimrohtak[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone:  01262 - 228525

Dr. Koustab Ghosh is an Associate Professor in the Area of HRM at IIM Rohtak. He earned his Ph.D. from Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, attended Faculty Development Programmes from IIM Calcutta and MBA from Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU), Howrah, West Bengal.  He has worked on various academic assignments and industrial projects with a number of organizations including with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), MMTC, RITES, NTPC, Tata Power etc. 

With more than ten years of experience in industry and academics, he has conducted a number of in-company training programmes and management development programmes for various private and public sector organizations. Dr. Ghosh has published a number of academic research papers in journals of national and international repute and is also on the editorial board of various peer-reviewed international and national journals. He is also in the reviewer panel of a few peer-reviewed international journals. He contributes and presents papers in various international and national conferences on a regular basis. He is a life member of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD); a professional member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) USA; and Executive Committee member of Asian Forum on Business Education (AFBE), Bangkok.

Organizational Design and Dynamics; Understanding People and Organization; Workforce Diversity and Inclusion; Philosophy of Science.


Dirty work; Occupational stigma; Identity work; Constructive and destructive deviant behaviors; Work and career transition

Dr. Koustab Ghosh has published books, cases, several papers & reports in the areas of his expertise. He has presented paper/cases in various conferences including abroad.

His current areas of research interest include dirty work, occupational stigma, workplace deviance, and identity work. He has published papers in international journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management Journal, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Personnel Review, International Journal of Conflict Management, Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Organizational Analysis among others. He is a member of the Academy of Management under the track of organization behavior and organization theory. He currently serves the editorial board of several academic journals including the Journal of Vocational Behavior and Human Relations.   

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