Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Bhavna Bhalla
Assistant Professor
Area: Business Communication
bbhalla@imt.edu

Education
B.A.(English) – Navyug Girls Degree College, Lucknow University: First Division
M.A. (English) – Navyug Girls Degree College Lucknow University: First Division
UGC-NET Qualified
PhD (English) – Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

 

Courses Offered
Managerial Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Written Analysis and Communication

 

Current Research Interests
Corporate Communication
Media Communication
Netiquette
Role of Gender in Communication
Cognitive Aspects in Communication

 

Adjunct Position
Organization: Institute of Management Technology Dubai
Position: Adjunct Faculty
Duration: 21 November 2012 – 13 December 2012
Responsibility: Teaching Assignment to PGDM – DCP Batch

 

Guest Faculty
Organization: National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Jaipur
Position: Faculty on Invitation
Duration: 19 August 2013 – 23 August 2013
Responsibility: Teaching Assignment to the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-business Management (PGDABM)

 

Selected Publications

Books Published (Indian Subcontinent Adaptations)


  • Bell, Arthur H, Dayle, M. Smith and Bhavna Bhalla. Developing Leadership Abilities. Second Ed. New Delhi: Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd. [Pearson], 2013. Print. [ISBN 978-81-317-9193-6].
  • Kline, John A and Bhavna Bhalla. Speaking Effectively: Achieving Excellence in Presentations. New Delhi: Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd. [Pearson], 2013. Print. [ISBN 978-81-317-9192-9].

  

Book Chapters

  • Mishra, A, Gautam, A, Joshi, D and B. Bhalla. “Latent Leadership Roles across Levels for Effective Rural Communication: Leadership and Management”. Beyond Norms: Management for Excellence. Ed. R. Chopra, S. Puri, J. Ranjan and G. Malhotra. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd, 2013. 226 – 235. Print. [ISBN 978-93-82563-44-0].
  • Bhalla, B. “Principles of Sanskrit Poetics in Contemporary Context: The Rasadhvani Approach to J. M. Coetzee’s Slow Man”. India in the world. Ed. Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Antonia Navarro-Tejero. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 135 – 142. Print.

  

Journal Articles

  • “Understanding Communication through Indian Knowledge Tradition” as Conference Proceedings for the Third International Conference on Communication and Media (i-COME’12) organized by Universiti Utara, Malaysia at Parkroyal Resort, Penang, Malaysia 2012. [e-ISBN 978-983-44150-7-5].
  • Bhalla, B. “The Power of Gunas in J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians.” International Journal of Arts and Sciences. 14.4 (2011): 263 – 270. CD-ROM. [ISSN 1944-6934].
  • “Dhvani and Rasa: Their Interrelation and Role in the Process of Poetic Creation” in LiCuS - Journal of Literary Theory and Cultural Studies 4 (2008): 15 – 24.

  

Cases

  • Puri, S, Ranjan, J, Khanna, A and B. Bhalla. “Magic Automobiles”. The Case Centre (ECCH): 2013. 7 pages. Reference no. 513-082-1.
  • Bhalla, Bhavna. "What Went Wrong?." Cases on Consumer-Centric Marketing Management. IGI Global, 2014. 18-21. Web. 15 Oct. 2013. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4357-4.ch002

  

Mentored Research Papers

  • “Effective Communication Flow in Rural Governance”. Sustainability and Development: Paradigm Shift in Knowledge Creation and Innovation. Eds. Ajay Singh, Jay Mitra and Neeraj Awasthy. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., 2013. 287 – 301. Print. [ISBN 978-93-82653-58-7].
  • “A Case Study on ‘Community Development by Capacity Building using ICT’”. Sustainability and Development: Paradigm Shift in Knowledge Creation and Innovation. Eds. Ajay Singh, Jay Mitra and Neeraj Awasthy. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., 2013. 417 – 434. Print. [ISBN 978-93-82653-58-7].
  • “Exploratory Study on Employability Skills and Competency Factors Required in Manufacturing, Services and IT Sector for Entry Level Management Job”. Sustainability and Development: Paradigm Shift in Knowledge Creation and Innovation. Eds. Ajay Singh, Jay Mitra and Neeraj Awasthy. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., 2013. 454 – 476. Print. [ISBN 978-93-82653-58-7].
  • “A Study of Two Wheeler Sector in Rural India”. Sustainability and Development: Paradigm Shift in Knowledge Creation and Innovation. Eds. Ajay Singh, Jay Mitra and Neeraj Awasthy. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., 2013. 616 – 623. Print. [ISBN 978-93-82653-58-7].

  

Selected Conferences

  • “What is More Important: Emotions or Rationalism?” presented at Tenth AIMA International Conference on Management at IIM Bangalore, January 6 – 9, 2013.
  • “Understanding Communication through Indian Knowledge Tradition” presented at Third International Conference on Communication and Media (i-COME’12) organized by Universiti Utara, Malaysia at Parkroyal Resort, Penang, Malaysia, November 1 – 3, 2012.
  • “Facets of the Theory of Dhvani – A Study of Anandavardhana’s Dhvanyaloka and Abhinavagupta’s Locana” presented at the International and Interdisciplinary conference on Meaning, Culture and Values: East and West organized by The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion (SIPR), Elkins, West Virginia, USA and hosted by JNU, New Delhi, January 5 – 7, 2012.
  • “The Power of Gunas in J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians” presented at the Second IJAS Conference at Radcliffe Gym, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, May 29 – June 2, 2011.
  • “Dusklands’ “The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee”: An Indian Study of its Plot and Character,” presented at the 53rd All India English Teacher’s Conference organized by the Association for English Studies of India (AESI) at Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India, December 18 – 20, 2008.
  • “Principles of Sanskrit Poetics in Contemporary Context: The Rasa-Dhvani Approach to J. M. Coetzee’s Slow Man” presented at the First International Conference titled “India in the World” organized by the University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain, March 7 – 10, 2007.

  

Editorial Jobs

  • Peer Review Editor. “Business Communication Today”. Thill, J.V. and Courtland L. Bovee. Intl. Ed. 11, 2012. (April, 2012)
  • Peer Review Editor. “Excellence in Business Communication”. Thill, J.V. and Courtland L. Bovee. Intl. Ed. 10, 2011. (December, 2011)

  

Workshops

  • “Case Method Teaching Seminars” organised by CRSI and Genpact, Gurgaon, October 20 – 21, 2013.
  • “Basic Research Methodology”, an Internal FDP organized by Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, August 23 – 24, 2012.
  • “The Case Method in Management Education” organized by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, September 27 – September 30, 2011.
  • “Recent Advances in Research Methods and Data Analytical Tools” organized by AIMA, New Delhi, February 24 – 25, 2011.

  

Working Papers

  • An Indian Perspective to J. M. Coetzee’s Dusklands.
  • Sadharanikarana and the Process of Communication.
  • The Facets of Dhvani
  • Combating Ethnocentrism: Shift from I to We, co-authored with Dr. Shalini Kalia, Assistant Professor, Business Communication, IMT Ghaziabad.

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Guest Editor – Thirdfront Journal of Humanities and Social Science (ISSN 2320 9631; Online)
  • Member – The Association for English Studies for India (AESI)
  • Member – Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Simla (IIAS)

 

Academic Experience

  • Worked with Dr. Kapil Kapoor (Rector, JNU) for his prestigious project on Hinduism Encyclopedia.

 

Professional Experience

  • Part Time and Consulting Engagements
  • Actively involved in voluntary services.
  • Taken Opportunity Classes at IIT Kanpur, which is meant to provide essential skills and guidance to the under-privileged and unemployed youth.
  • Been a regular part of IIT’s counseling service, a students’ endeavour to provide counseling and guidance to the needy students.

 

Merits and Scholarship

  • Doctoral Thesis admired as an Error-Free document by external and internal examiners
  • Research Fellowship for pursuing Ph. D. at IIT Kanpur
  • Awarded Essay Writer at College Level Best