Dr. Aparna SM

Dr. Aparna SM

Dr. Aparna SM

Assistant Professor

Faculty Unique ID: 1-43541540721


Dr. Aparna SM holds a PhD in OB & HR from Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (EEE) from Vishweshwariah Technological University, Belgaum and an MBA from Bangalore University, India. She is a university-level third-rank holder in MBA.

Her research and teaching interests include High-Performance work practices, Leadership, Resilience in the organizational context. Her doctoral research explores the effectiveness of different High-performance work practices in enhancing the academic performance (Education performance & Research output).


Aparna, S.M. and Sahney, S. (2022), “Examining resilience: the role of creativity-oriented high-performance work practices and role clarity”, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 35 No. 7, pp. 1047-1060. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-11-2021-0356. (ABDC ranking, B)

Aparna, S.M. and Sahney, S. (2022), “Differential effect of age in academia: a three-way interaction effect of age, technological aids and knowledge sharing on research output”, International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 36 No. 7, pp. 1255-1270. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEM-04-2022-0147. (ABDC ranking, B)

Aparna, S. M. and Sahney, S. (2022) “Examining High-Performance Work Practices in Academia: Role of Administrative workload and Support staff”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Accepted (ABDC ranking, B)


Human Resource Management