Aamna Khan

Aamna Khan

Ph.D (Organizational Behavior)

Aamna Khan

History & Profile

Aamna Khan is an Assistant Professor at Goa Institute of Management. She teaches PGDM and Hybrid courses on Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. In her research, Aamna focuses on the intergroup communication processes within organizations. She has published articles on Workplace Gossip in leading peer-reviewed ABDC-A category journals such as the International Journal of Conflict Management and the International Journal of Manpower and has also presented papers at conferences like the Academy of Management, European Group of Studies, Southern Management Association, and the International Congress of Psychology. She has also served as a reviewer of numerous journals. 

Aamna is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Patna. She holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.   

Her research interest includes workplace gossip - valences and motives, organizational politics, personality, extra-role behavior, compassion, and loneliness.  

Research Publications


  • Khan, A. & Chaudhary, R. (2022). Perceived organizational politics and workplace gossip: The moderating role of compassion. International Journal of Conflict Management. (Emerald, ABDC-A, ABS-2). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCMA-07-2022-0121
  • Khan, A. & Chaudhary, R. (2022). Gossip at work: A model of narcissism, core self-evaluation and perceived organizational politics. International Journal of Manpower (Emerald, ABDC-A, ABS-2). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-09-2021-0559
  • Firoz, M., Chaudhary, R., & Khan, A. Desolated milieu: Exploring the trajectory of workplace loneliness (2006-2019). Management Research Review (Emerald, ABDC- C, ABS-1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/MRR-01-2020-0051


  • Maheshwari, S., Kaur, A., Firoz, M., & Khan, A. (2023). When Creativity suffers due to Abusive Supervision: Moderated-Mediation on Workplace Loneliness. Academy of Management, Boston, United States.
  • Maheshwari, S., Kaur, A., Firoz, M., & Khan, A. (2023). Evil boss equals ingenuity: The interplay of abusive supervision, workplace loneliness, creative performance and psychological safety. European Group of Organizational Studies, Cagliari, Italy, UK. 
  • Khan, A., Chaudhary, R., & Firoz, M. (2023). Personality, perceptions of organizational politics and behavior through the lens of protection-motivation theory. Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida. 
  • Khan, A. (Presenter) & Chaudhary, R. (2022). Prattling politics: Examining the effect of perceived organizational politics on workplace gossip. Academy of Management, Seattle, United States. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.10433abstract
  • Khan, A. (Presenter) & Chaudhary, R. (2022). Picking “pieces” to play: Gossip as a mediator between perceived organizational politics and employee outcomes. Academy of Management, Seattle, United States. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.11022abstract
  • Khan, A. (Presenter) & Chaudhary, R. (2021). Do whispers whisk uncivil workplace? Investigating impact of workplace gossip on incivility. International Congress of Psychology 2020+, Prague, Czech Republic.