Name Dr. Nivethitha Santhanam
Areas of Specialization

Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Qualification PhD – Joint Doctoral Degree Program (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India and University of Passau, Germany)
MBA – SMVEC, Pondicherry University
Contact Ph: 9344546699; E-mail: nivethitha@tsm.ac.in
Research Area Human Resource Management Practices and Employment Relationships
Total Work Experience (years) 11 months
Work Experience
  • Academics: 7 months
  • Industry: 4 months
Academic Positions
  • Lecturer at Achariya School of Business and Technology, Puducherry
  • Visiting Faculty at University of Passau, Germany
Publications
  • Nivethitha, L. D., & TJ Kamalanabhan, S. (2014). Human Resource Practices and Employee Turnover Intentions in Hospitality Industry. Global Journal of Management And Business Research, 14(1).
  • Santhanam, N., Kamalanabhan, T. J., Dyaram, L., & Ziegler, H. (2015). Examining the Moderating Effects of Organizational Identification between Human Resource Practices and Employee Turnover Intentions in Indian Hospitality Industry. GSTF Business Review (GBR), 4(1), 11.
Book Chapter Tourism Business: Emerging trends and evolving practices (Book Title)
  • Nivethitha S and T J Kamalanabhan (2012) Impact of human resource management practices on employee turnover intention in hospitality sector, Himalaya Publishing House, India

Papers Presented at National Level Conferences/Seminars

  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan. Impact of human resource management practices on employee turnover intention in hospitality sector, UGC – SAP National Seminar on Managing Tourism Business for Sustainable Competitive Advantage, March 23-24, 2012, Pondicherry, India
  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan. Mediating role of psychological contract between human resource practices and employee turnover intention in hospitality sector: a conceptual model, XXII Annual convention of NAOP, December 10-12, 2012, Bangalore, India

Papers Presented at International Level Conferences/Seminars

  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan, L Dyaram, H Ziegler. The role of human resource management practices, organizational identification and employees’ turnover intentions in hospitality industry, XXXII Pan-Pacific Conference, June 1-4, 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan, L Dyaram, H Ziegler. The impact of psychological contract and human resource management practices on frontline employees’ turnover intentions in hospitality industry, 2nd Global Conference on International Human Resource Management, May 14-15, 2015, State College, USA
  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan, L Dyaram. Impact of human resource practices on employee turnover intentions in hospitality sector: mediating role of psychological contract breach, Second Pan-IIM World Management Conference, November 5-8, 2014, Kozhikode, India
  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan, L Dyaram. Examining the moderating effects of organizational identification between human resource practices and employee turnover intention in Indian hospitality industry, 4th Annual International Conference on Business Strategy and Organizational Behaviour (BizStrategy 2014), July 21-22, 2014, Singapore
  • Nivethitha S, T J Kamalanabhan. Antecedents and effects of employee turnover intention in hospitality sector, Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management, January 6-9, 2013, Bangalore, India
  • Vidhya K, S. Nivethitha, K Tamizjothi. Measuring consumer’s perception to deliver quality service in hospital with reference to Krishna hospital, Cuddalore, International conference on management practices for sustainable growth, July 28-30, 2010, Chidambaram, India.
Academic Achievements and Awards
  • Won best paper award at International conference on management practices for sustainable growth held in Chidambaram, India (Jul’10)
  • Won best paper award at “4th BizStrategy” conference held in Singapore (Jul’14)
  • Recipient of DAAD Fellowship – New Passage to India fellowship for post-graduate students (Aug ‘13 – Feb ’14 and Aug’14 – Feb’15)
  • Awarded, National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship, University Grants Commission, India (Oct’10)
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