Dr. Rahul Bodhi

Dr. Rahul Bodhi

Assistant Professor

Profile Summary

Rahul Bodhi (Ph.D.) obtained his Doctorate in Management from the School of Management Studies, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India. His research interests lie in the area of the Future of Work, Knowledge Sharing, Social Media, Cyber Behaviour, and Work-related Outcomes. He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan, under the South Bond Project, Ministry of Education. Taiwan. His research appears in various leading journals (A-ABDC, ABS-3, Q1-Q2), including the International Journal of Emerging Markets, International Journal of Educational Management, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, among others.

Work Experience

Before joining UPES, Rahul was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan. He also worked for GLA University Mathura as an Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour.

Research Interests

Future of Work I Social Media I Contemporary Workplace Issues I Digitalization and Digital Transformation

Teaching Philosophy

Rahul Bodhi’s teaching philosophy is to develop students as critical thinkers, providing them with a solid technical foundation and illuminating the societal implications of the discipline.

Courses Taught

Rahul Bodhi’s teaching, research, and work experience have covered various subjects, including training and development, human resource management, organizational behaviour, Labour legislation and industrial relations. He readily commits the effort required to effectively teach undergraduate and postgraduate classes in these subjects.

Scholarly Activities

Rahul Bodhi has led multidisciplinary teams on an international collaborative project to understand better the role of emerging technologies such as social media, mobile services and so on. His work has a strong approach to innovation, emerging technologies' adoption barriers, and how these technologies impact individuals (e.g., well-being, work performance) and organizational outcomes.

  1. Bodhi, R., Luqman, A., Hina, M., & Papa, A. (2022). Work-related social media use and employee-related outcomes: A moderated mediation model, International Journal of Emerging Marketshttps://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-09-2021-1359(‘B’-ABDC, SSCI, Q2, IF: 3.422)
  2. Bodhi, R., Singh, T., & Joshi, Y. (2022). Modelling the role of social media usage in improving users’ well-being: a social enhancement model perspective, Benchmarking: An International Journal, 29(8), 2450-2470 https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-03-2021-0152(‘B’-ABDC, Q1, ESCI)
  3. Talwar, M., Corazza, L., Bodhi, R., & Malibari, A. (2023). Why do people resist digital innovations? An innovation resistance theory perspective, International Journal of Emerging Marketshttps://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-03-2022-0529(‘B’-ABDC, SSCI, Q2, IF: 3.422)
  4. Khalil, A., Shankar, A., Bodhi, R. Behl, A. & Ferraris, A. (2022). Why do people resist drone food delivery services? An innovation resistance theory perspective, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3202485(‘A’- ABDC, Q1, SSCI, IF: 8.702)
  5. Bodhi, R., Singh, T., Joshi, Y., & Sangroya, D. (2021). Impact of psychological factors, university environment and sustainable behaviour on teachers’ intention to incorporate inclusive education in higher education. International Journal of Educational Management,36(4), 381-396.https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEM-02-2020-0113 (‘B’-ABDC, Q2, ESCI)
  6. Bodhi, R., Singh, T., & Rahman, S. (2021). Recent themes in social media research: A systematic review. International Journal of Business Information System, 37(3), 287-307. https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBIS.2021.116081 (‘C’-ABDC, Q2)
  7. Kaur, P., Dhir, A., Bodhi, R., Singh, T., & Almotairi, M. (2020). Why do people use and recommend m-wallets? Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services,56,102091. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102091(‘A’-ABDC, Q1, SSCI, IF: 10.972)