Personal Details

Name: Rya Ray
Specialization: Organizational Behaviour
Batch: 2019


  • PhD Student (2019 batch)| IIM Ahmedabad | Organizational Behaviour | CGPA: 3.66/4.33 

    • Currently working on my thesis proposal.

    • Methodology Courses: Research Methods, Statistics, Mixed Methods Research, Exploratory Data Visualization, Structural Equation Modelling, Qualitative Research Methods

    • OB area Courses: Concepts in Micro OB, Organizational Structures and Processes, Individual Dynamics, Interpersonal Group Processes, Organizational Dynamics, Organizational Theory and its Social Context

  • MBA (2016-18)| Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi | Human Resource Management

    • Gold Medalist in a batch of 75 students.

    • JRF Awardee (2018) and NET qualified for Assistant Professor (2017) for HRM subject (Code 55)

  • B.Tech (2011-15)| KIIT, Bhubaneswar| Computer Science | CGPA: 8.62/10

Academic Projects

  • Summer Internship with ATOS, France: 3 month research internship with ATOS, France done in a team of students from IIMA, HEC, Paris and Ecole Polytechnique.

  • Project Course: A project course done on 'Theories of Motivation Used in the Study of Antecedents for Doctoral Student Motivation: A Systematic Review'.

  • Special Topics Course: A special topics course done on 'Doctoral Student Education and Training'.

Research Interests

  • Meaning Making of Failure

  • Impostor Phenomenon

  • Side Hustles

  • Organizational Learning

  • Abusive Supervision


Professional Experience

  • Vedanta Resources Plc- Hindustan Zinc Limited (May-September, 2018) | Udaipur | Management Trainee - Human Resources (Operations, Systems and Analytics)

  • Cisco Systems India Pvt. Ltd. (April-June, 2017) | Bengaluru | Intern- Human Resources

  • Deloitte US India (July, 2015- June, 2016) | Mumbai | Business Technology Analyst (SAP)

  • Nomura (May-June, 2014) | Mumbai | Intern - Corporate Technology Services


Other Stuff

I enjoy writing:
I also love to sing, quiz and cook!