The secrets of becoming a good reviewer | ft. Prof. Payal Kumar | BML Munjal University

In conversation with Prof. Payal Kumar

She is Professor & Chair (HR/OB) & Associate Dean – International Affairs at BML Munjal University, Gurgaon, India.

Dr. Payal Kumar is well known for publishing books with international publishers such as Palgrave Macmillan and Emerald Publishers. So far she has published 10 books and is working on several others. Also, she is the editorial board member of several prestigious international journals. In an earlier avatar, Dr. Kumar has rich leadership experience in MNCs, including Vice President Editorial and Production, SAGE Publications Pvt Ltd. She is a Fellow of XLRI. Her research interests are Negative mentoring, Gender and leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Diversity & Inclusion.


The Time-Stamping of Video

00:10 Introduction

01:35 Background, qualification, and experience as a world citizen

03:45 The shift from corporate to academia

05:20 Why workshops in academic writing are important?

08:37 Challenges of a reviewer How to overcome?

12:42 Your message to aspiring candidates


Research Publication

Kumar, P & Tyagi, M (2018) An exploratory study on protégé perception of faculty mentoring in India, July 2018, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations Kumar, P (2018) (In publication). Exploring incongruence in mentoring dyads in Indian firms: The protégé perspective, South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, SAGE, 5(2) 1–17.

Blake-Beard, S., Halem, J., Archibold, E. E., Boncoeur, D. O., Burton, A. R., & Kumar, P. (2017). Mentoring relationships of professional Indian women: Extending the borders of our understanding at the intersection of gender and culture. In Mentoring Diverse Leaders (pp. 51-69). Routledge.

Kumar, P., Irudayaraj, I. S. F., Jomon, M. G., & Singhal, M. (2013). The Shadow of Negative Mentoring at the Workplace: Is Negative Affect a Mediator Between Mentoring Experiences and a Decline in Organizational Citizenship Behaviour of the Protégé?. Management and Labour Studies, SAGE Publications, 38(4), 357-371.

Kumar, P., & Israel, D. (2013). An exploratory investigation into faculty motivation to publish: a study of business school faculty in India. International Journal of Management in Education, Inderscience, 7(3), 213-236.

Kumar, P., & Varshney, S. (2012). Gendered scholarship: exploring the implications for consumer behaviour research. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, Emerald, 31(7), 612-632.

Kumar, P., & Blake-Beard, S. (2012) What good is bad mentorship? Proteges’ perception of negative mentoring experiences. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations: A review of economic and social development, 47 (August), 79-93.

Kumar, P., & Singhal, M. (2012) Reducing change management complexity: aligning change recipient sensemaking to change agent sense giving. International Journal of Learning and Change, Inderscience, 6(3/4), 138-155.

Agarwal, A & Kumar, P (Eds). Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business Models, 2018, Palgrave-Macmillan ISBN: 978-3-319-74487-2

Kumar, P (Ed). Indian women as entrepreneurs: An exploration of self-identity, 2016, Palgrave-Macmillan ISBN: 978-1-137-60258-9

Kumar, P (Ed). Unveiling Women’s Leadership: Identity and meaning of leadership in India, 2015, Palgrave-Macmillan, ISBN: 9781137547040.

Kumar, P (Ed). Exploring Dynamic Mentoring Models in India, 2017, Palgrave-Macmillan. ISBN: 978-3-319-56404-3

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