Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Shalini Kalia

Associate Professor

Area: Business Communication

skalia@imt.edu

Education
PhD-English, “Myth and History in the Plays of Girish Karnad”, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Hardwar (2003)
MA in English, CCS University, Meerut (1999)
BA in English, Sociology and Education, CCS University, Meerut (1995)
XII from Delhi Public School, Hardwar, CBSE (1991)
X from Delhi Public School, Hardwar, CBSE (1989)

 

Courses
Core: Business Communication, Managerial Communication, Interpersonal Communication
Electives: Advanced Business English

 

Research Interests
Business Communication
Soft Skills
Personality Development
Cross Cultural Communication
English Language Training
Interpersonal Communication

 

Academic Affiliation
Soft Skills Coordinator, ICFAI Business School, Noida (July 2007 – August 2009)
BEC Examiner for Preliminary & Vantage Levels, British Council, New Delhi, (April 2008 - till date)
Visiting Faculty- Business Communication, Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad, (April 2007 – May 2007)
Head of Department, Professional Communication, Graphic Era Institute of Technology, Dehradun ( August 2005 – February 2007)
Faculty-Soft Skills and Academic Coordinator, ICFAI National College, ICFAI University, Dehradun (November 2003 – August 2005)
English Lecturer, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Hardwar (June 2003 - Jan 2004)

 

Professional Affiliation
Conducted workshops with NIIT Imperia, Vatika, Minda, NHPC, BSNL and other organizations in one or more of these areas:

  • Semantics of Communication
  • Removing Barriers to Communication
  • Honing Listening Skills
  • Art of Giving Feedback
  • Non Verbal Communication
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Making Effective Business Presentations
  • Communication in Groups
  • Assertiveness
  • Effective Writing
  • Etiquette
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Corporate communication
 

Selected Publications

Books

Text Book

  • Kalia, S. and Agarwal, S. (2015). Business Communication: A Practice-Oriented Approach. New Delhi: Wiley India Pvt. Ltd

 

Edited volume

  • Kalia, S., Bhalla, B., Das, L, & Awasthy, N. (2015). Promoting Socio-Economic Development through Business Integration. IGI Global, USA.

Indian Subcontinent Adaptation

  • Goetsch, David L. and Kalia, S (2013). Effective Teamwork: Ten Steps for Technical Professions. New Delhi: Pearson Education
  • Smith, Taggart E. and Kalia, S (2013). Meeting Management. New Delhi: Pearson Education
  • Anton, J; and Kalia, S and Petouhoff, Natalie L. (2013). Customer Relationship Management. New Delhi: Pearson Education

 

Research Articles

  • Kalia, S., Puri, N., and Chakraverty, I. (2015). Technological Innovations in Management Education. In Kalia, S., Bhalla, B., Das, L, & Awasthy, N. (Eds.) Promoting Socio-Economic Development through Business Integration (pp.30-47). IGI Global, USA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8259-7.ch003
  • Kalia, S; Gupta, A (2015). “Empathising While Firing”. The Case Center. Product Reference Number: 415-010-1
  • Kalia, S; Virmani, S and Mahanta, P (2014). “The Recruitment Fiasco”. The Case Center. Product Reference Number: 414-119-1
  • Kalia, S (2014). “DVR and Its Impact on Indian Market: Now and in Future”. Sage Open, DOI: 10.1177/2158244014560551 : 1-8
  • Kalia, S and Sikka, R (2014). “Reflections on Cross Cultural Experiences: A Qualitative Study on India and Mexico”. IFRSA Business Review, ISSN (Print) 2249 –8168: 4 (3)|: 409-414
  • Kalia, S; Puri, N and Chakraverty, I (2014). “An Analysis of the Solid Waste Management System in Ghaziabad (India)”. Business Perspectives, ISSN: 0972-7612: 13 (2): 91-109
  • Nafees, L and Kalia, S (2014). “Ethical Usage of Social Media by Celebrities and Traditional Media in New Age Networked World”. The Case Center. Product Reference Number: 714-045-1
  • Kalia, S (2014). “Are Indian Women Really Empowered in 21st Century?: A Study in Girish Karnad’s Naga- Mandala”. Literaria: An International Journal of New Literatures Across the World, ISSN: 2229-4600: 5 (9) : 29-37
  • Kalia, S; Puri, N; Karthikeyan, K N and Biswas, S (2014). “Impact of Digitization and DVRs on Advertisements in India: Media Industry Perspective”. Journal of General Management Research, ISSN: 2348-5434 : 1 ( 2): 99-110
  • Kalia, S. and Virmani, S. (2014). “Working Professionally”. The Case Center. Product Reference Number: 314-152-1
  • Kalia, S., Puri, S. and Iyer, Ramesh. R (2014). "The Negotiation Dilemma". The Case Center. Product Reference Number: 314-103-1.
  • Kalia, S. and Puri, S.(2014). "Universal Retail Shoppe"- The Case Center.Product Reference No 514-005-1
  • Kalia, S and Singh, C K ( 2013). "Impact of DVR on TV Viewers and Its Implications for Media Planning and Creative Execution". IMS Manthan-The Journal of Management, Computer Science and Journalism, ISSN: 0974-7141: 8 (2):185-192
  • Kalia, S; Singh, C K and Mukherjee G (2013).“ Employability Skills of Indian Management Graduates: The Corporate Perception”. Journal of Management Research, 1, 2 (2013):15–41
  • Kalia, S., Mittal, N., & Arora, R. (2013). Maximizing Employee On-Boarding: A Study in a Pharmaceutical Company. In V. Jham, & S. Puri (Eds.), Cases on Consumer-Centric Marketing Management (pp. 288-316). Hershey, PA: . doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4357-4.ch023
  • Kalia, S; Arora, R and Sharma, N (2012). “CCE: An Effective Change in Indian Education System to Develop Children's Creativity”. Proceedings of ICERI 2012 Conference (ISBN: 978-84-616-0763-1); 1298-1308
  • Kalia, S and Arora, R (2012). “Analyzing Skills Enhancement: Student Exchange Programs in B-schools”. International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences, 1, 4 (2012):114-130
  • Kalia, S (2012). Case Analysis on Subansiri Tea Limited. Vision -The Journal of Business Perspective, 16, 2 (2012):133-137
  • Kalia, S and Shukla, S (2011). “Student Exchange Programs in Indian B-Schools: An Analysis of the Learning and Outcomes for Students”. International Journal of Arts and Science, ISSN: 1944-6934::4(11):305-326
  • Kalia, S (2009). “Parallelism between Female Protagonist in Girish Karnad’s Naga-Mandala and Women in Contemporary World”. Proceedings of International Conference on English Language and Literature Today (362-364)
  • Kalia, S (2008). “Girish Karnad’s Use of Myth: A Study of His play, Hayavadana”. The Vedic Path, Quarterly English Journal of Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar Volume LXXXI (No.2), April-June, 2008
  • Kalia, S (2004). “Use of History in Girish Karnad’s Tughlaq”. Spectrum of Indian writing in English. Ed K.A. Agrawal
  • Kalia, S (2007). “Use of History in Girish Karnad’s Tughlaq”. Post-Colonial Indian English Literature. Ed. K.A. Agrawal

 

Mentored Research Projects

  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “Solid Waste Needs Solid Handling” presented in Earthian 2012, an International level event on Environmental Sustainability by Wipro.

 

Papers Presented at Conferences
 
  • Kalia, S and Sikka, R (2013) “Reflections on Cross Cultural Experiences: A Qualitative Study on India and Mexico”, Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management at IIM-Bangalore from January 6-9, 2013
  • Kalia, S (2012) “CCE: An Effective Change in Indian Education System to Develop Children's Creativity”, Fifth International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) at Madrid, Spain
  • Kalia, S & Shukla, S (2011) “Student Exchange Programs In Indian B-Schools: An Analysis of the Learning and Outcomes for Students”, IJAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • Kalia, S & Das, L (2011) “Challenges in Management Education in 2020 : Roadmap through Soft Skills”, Eighth AIMS International Conference on Management (AIMS-8) at IIM Ahmedabad
  • Kalia, S (2009) “Parallelism between Female Protagonist in Girish Karnad’s Naga-Mandala and Women in Contemporary World”, International Conference on English Language and Literature Today’09 organized by The Department of English Vidya Bharti College, Amravati
  • Kalia, S (2008) “Demystification of Religious beliefs and Practices in Hayavadana”, National conference from at Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya
  • Kalia, S (2001) “Use of History in Girish Karnad’s Tughlaq”, National Seminar on Contemporary Indian Writing in English, Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar

 

Articles Published in Newsletters / Newspapers
 
  • “Writing Skills-A Major Concern for Budding Magnates”, Fortell (Forum for Teachers of English Language and Literature) newsletter, March, 2008
  • “The Path to Success”, The Himachal Times, on February 20, 2005
  • “Need for Faculty Development Workshops”, The Himachal Times, January 8, 2005
  • “Barriers to Effective Communication”, The Himachal Times, October 10, 2004
  • “Verbal Communication”, The Himachal Times, September 17, 2004
  • “The Art of Effective Communication”, The Himachal Times, September 02, 2004
  • “Importance of Communication Skills”, The Himachal Times, August 27, 2004
  • “ICFAI National College, Dehradun: The Institute with a Difference”, The Himachal Times, May 14, 2004

 

Workshops Attended

  • FDP on Research Methodologies & SPSS, July 2012
  • Workshop on Self Empowerment Through NLP, June 2012
  • DREAM (Developing Research Excellence & Awareness in Management): 2 day Certificate Program at IIT Delhi, November 2011
  • FDP on Case Teaching and Case Writing at AIMA, New Delhi, October 2011
  • Workshop on Research Methods and Analytical Tools at AIMA, New Delhi, February 2011
  • Editors’ Workshop at IBS Head Quarters, Hyderabad, January 2009
  • Soft Skills Trainers Workshop at IBS Jaipur, April 2009
  • 21 hr Teachers Support Program for BEC Examination at British Council, September 2008
  • Thomas International Certification Workshop at IBS Noida, October 2007
  • Soft Skills Training at IBS, ICFAI University, Hyderabad, August 2007

 

Awards & Recognitions

  • Member of EDULEARN13 (International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies) Scientific Advisory Board for conference in Barcelona (Spain), July 2013
  • Editor-Udaan, Magazine at IBS
  • Editor- Doon Glory, Newsletter, INC Dehradun