Anamika Sinha



Areas of Expertise

Organizational Behavior, Learning and Development

Anamika Sinha

Profile and History

Dr. Anamika Sinha is a PhD from University of Lucknow and has a diverse experience of having worked in NGOs, Telecom and IT firms, and academia. She has deep level understanding of human processes and is pursuant in Professional Development Program from Indian Society for Applied Behavior Sciences, New Delhi. She is certified trainer from Dale Carnegie Institute of Training and Development, A certified DISC assessor from Thomas Assessment Centre and a Certified Coach from Erickson International Ltd. Recently she added another certification to her credit. She is now an OKR coach as well. Her work experience spans over 20 years. She has consulted many organizations like MIDHANI, J and J, Embecta, GSFC, NDDB, Torrent Power, Saath, Janvikas, TRL Krosaki etc in the areas of competency mapping, HR audit and behavioral training programs. She prefers to teach subjects on learning and development, psychometric assessment, organizational and individual capability building. She also facilitates sessions at IIM, Ahmedabad for Senior Leadership Development Programs.

Research Cases

  • Sinha A. (2024). Working at the office: A matter of time? Harvard Business Case Collection
  • Sinha A. and Sodhi R. (2024). Managing a rebel: Sarita Engineering Ltd. Sage case publication 
  • Sinha A., Joel Sarosh, Garima Ranga (2023). "Indian Hotel Company Ltd: Transforming For Profit And Performance" Sage Case Listing Site 
  • Kapse M., Sinha A., Sharma and Joe (2021). A data-driven approach for a positive eWOM in Management Education. Listed at Sage case listing Site.  
  • Sinha A, Biju Varkkey and Priyanka Dave, (2018).  ‘Project Nirman: the way ahead’, South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases. 7 (1), 53-61.  (Scopus Q4) 
  • Sinha A. and Biju Varkkey, (2017) ‘Professionalizing a religio-centric family-owned firm through workplace learning intervention’, Vikalpa. 42 (4), 251-260 (ABDC-C, Scopus Q3) 
  • Sinha A., (2017).   A W Ltd: Managing change. Published at  Harvard Business Case Collection  
  • Sinha A and Biju Varkkey,(2017) Paradox of training metrics, Published at IIM A Case collection, also listed at emerald emerging market case collection
  • Sinha A and Biju Varkkey, (2015). ‘Training Delivery Faux Paus: A story from a trainer daily diary’, Published at IIM A Case collection, also listed with SAGE and Emerald emerging market case collection.  
  • Sinha A. & Varkkey Biju,(2015). ‘Addrec solution: Building organizational capabilities for growth’,  listed at Harvard Business Case Collection 
  • Sinha A.  (2011) Torrent Power Ltd: Illuminating Lives of Indian Slums, Case with TN published at ECCH, Reference no. 711-036-1  


Started career with Koshika Telecom Ltd. (Ushafone), the first cellular operators of Bihar UP and Orissa as Management Trainee, and then joined SSI Ltd to lead the franchise development team as Area Sales Manager. Then shifted to academics working for MGV’s IMR, Nasik, Amity Global Business School, Ahmedabad, Nirma University Ahmedabad. In between did a tenure at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and an NGO Janvikas which is one of the largest NGOs of Gujarat with multiple projects in the area of Human rights and legal advocacy, NGO governance, urban skilling and education, women empowerment. 

Papers Scopus listed Journals

  • Goswami A., Sinha A., Goswami M., (2024), " Explicating the mapping between the Big Data and Knowledge management: A systematic literature review and future Directions". Benchmarking: An International Journal (B, Q1)
  • Parashar N. & Anamika Sinha, (2023). 'Personal Agency as a determinant to academic performance of students in MBA Entrepreneurship course.' SCMS Journal of Indian Management. (Q4)
  • Guru, S.,  Sinha A. and Kautish, P. (2022), “ Determinants of Medical tourism: Application of Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchical Process”, International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol.18, No 11, pp 4819-4842.  (B, Q2) 
  • Sinha, A., & Bondestam, F., (2021). ‘Moving beyond bureaucratic grey zones. Managing sexual harassment in Indian higher education’. Higher Education, 1-17. ( A,  Q1) 
  • Sinha, A., Panchamia, J., Sachan, A., and  Guru, S. (2021). ‘Choice of electives among management students in India: A conjoint analysis. The International Journal of Management Education, 19(3), 100557.( C, Q1) 
  • Kautish P, Guru S, Sinha A., (2021). ‘Values, Satisfaction, and Intentions: Online Fashion Perspectives for fashion Apparels’, Journal of Innovation Science, ahead of print. ( Q1)  
  • Dave P, Sinha A & Biju Varkkey. (2020) Building a case for workplace learning in IT firms, Development and Learning in organizations: an International Journal. (C,  Q4)
  • Sinha A, & Biju Varkkey, (2019). ‘Professionalizing Indian Family firm through internal HR marketing: A case of Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd’. 28 (5). Benchmarking: An international Journal. 28 (5)  1482-1502. (B, Q1)  
  • Meenakshi N. & Sinha A., (2019). ‘Food Delivery apps in India: Wherein lies the success strategy’. Strategic Direction. 23 (7), 8-10 ( (C, Q4) 
  • Sinha A, Varkkey Biju & Meenakshi N., (2019). ‘Design thinking for HR solution: a case of a food tech company in India’, Development and learning in Organizations: an International Journal. 34 (1), 8-11. ().56 (C, Q4) 
  • Sharma M, Pandey J & Sinha A, (2019). ‘Psychological contract breach and voluntary behavioural outcomes: A moderated- mediation Model’. South Asian Journal of Management, 26 (1), 1-7 (C, Q-4) 
  • Jyoti Verma & Anamika Sinha, (2016). ‘Knowledge Sharing in Cross-Functional Teams and its Antecedents: Role of Mutual Trust as a Moderator’.  Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management, 15(3), 1-17 ( C, Q2) 


  • Presented a paper at ICEIM-2020 at Pandit Deen Dayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar on “Retaining Rural Medical professionals in India: Role of Public Service Motivation”. The paper was awarded the best Prize
  • Presented a case at CII Edgefarm case study competition 2017 on “Managing a rebel: A leadership challenge”. The case won the second prize
  • Presented a case at ISB IVEY CASE CHASE COMPETITION  2013.  “To be or Not To be: Talent management challenges in a growing recruitment process outsourcing firm” The case was awarded Best case study Award in entrepreneurship category
  • Presented a case at International Case colloquium 2013, SVIM Indore on “ A tradeoff between rigidity and resource” the case was awarded the best case study award
  • Presented a co-authored paper at IIM Calcutta World Conference at Goa 2013, IIM Calcutta on “Antecedents of Knowledge Sharing: An Empirical Investigation of Information Technology Firms” in poster presentation.
  • Presented a co-authored paper at COSMAR 2013, IISC Bangalore on “ An Examination of cross functional teams towards Knowledge sharing “ The paper was awarded the best paper award in HR and OB category

Books Authored

  • Sinha, A., Muncherji, N., & Shah, R., Transforming HR Creating a culture for change and CSR. New Delhi: Excel India Publication, (2015).
  • Muncherji, N., Sinha, A., & Shah, R., Business Excellence and Leadership: Transforming HR for Enhanced Organizational Capability. New Delhi: Excel India Publication, (2015).
  • Shah, R., Muncherji, N., & Sinha, A., Innovative Process for Transforming HR for enhanced organizational capability. New Delhi: Excel India Publication, (2015).

Magazine cases and Articles

  • Sinha A. (2020). HR Challenges during COVID 19 crises. July Issue
  • Sinha A. (2018) Are you what you tweet, Human capital, January Issue
  • Sinha A. (2018) The Posh Infringement, Human Capital, March Issue
  • Sinha A. (2018). The Illusion of Time, Human Capital, August Issue
  • Sinha A. & Arunachalam N (2017). Darting Performance Managing growth, Human Capital, October issue
  • Sinha A. (2015). Make a choice’, Human capital, April issue
  • Sinha A. (2015). Radhika’s Dilemma, Human Capital, February issue.


2013                            Best case Award at SVIM, Indore case competition

2013                            Best Professor in HRM at DNA Innovation B School Award

2013                            Best Research paper, COSMAR, IISC, Bangalore

2014                            Best Case in Entrepreneurship Category, ISB-IVEY CASE CHASE Competition

2017                            Best Case in CII Edge Farm Case Competition

2019                            Best research Paper in PDPU ICEIM Conference 

Media interviews and quotes

  • Behavioral changes required during COVID Crises, The Goan, 2020
  • Prevention of sexual harassment at work, The Goan, 2023
  • Tackling Water issues by collaborations: Towards achieving SDG 6: Water and Sanitation to all, the Goan, 2019
  • Indian Sexual Harassment panels face many limitations, The Times Higher education news report
  • Sexual Misconduct in Indian Higher education: the elephant in the room. The Times Higher Education report
  • Sexual Harassment at workplace- The Goan Times
  • Webinar on gender sensitization held at VM Salgaonkar college by Prof Anamika Sinha of GIM, Goa Herald
  • Innovations in management education in online forums during COVID-19, experiences and practices, NHRD, Bangalore Chapter Newsletter

Peer reviewed cases and papers

  • Sinha A. (2014). ‘Stress vs academic performance’, (2014). SCMS Journal of Indian Management, 11 (4) 46 
  • Sinha A, Jatin Pandey & Biju Varkkey, (2017). ‘Professionalizing religious family-owned organizations : An examination of human resource challenges’. South Asian Journal of Management, 24 (2), 7-24.(C) 
  • Bhattacharji S., and Sinha A. (2015). ‘People First: Formalization of HRM in MSMEs of Gujarat’. European Journal of Business and Management. 7(10) 
  • Lagwankar A., Sinha A., and Joshi Tripura (2015). ‘Enablers and Disablers: Academic and Job Performance’. SCMS journal of Indian Management, 10 (4) 
  • Sinha A. & Kaul Natashaa, (2014). ‘Motivating Sales Executives: A Systems Perspective’. Indian Journal of Training and Development, 44 (1), 7-14 
  • Gupta S., and Sinha A. (2013). ‘Corporate Governance: A concern for MFIs in India. Gitam Journal of Management. 11(1) 5-12.