Soni Agrawal


Soni Agrawal

Associate Professor and Dean Executive Education at International Management Institute Kolkata


Dr. Soni Agrawal holds doctorate in Management from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

She specializes in Human Resource Management and Organization Behavior. She is having 18+ years of industry-academia experience.

She had worked with IT/ITES and FMCG companies before joining academics. In her academic experience she holds positions as dean MDP & EDP, and prior to that she was chair admissions, anti-ragging, etc., and served in various committees.

She is a corporate trainer and had trained senior and mid-level executives of both public and private enterprises in the area of HR Analytics, building motivation for higher performance, negotiation and conflict management skills and performance management. Some of the companies include GRSE, CESC, PCBL, Oxford University Press, India Post, LIC, etc. Her areas of academic interests are employee engagement, green human resource management, performance management, training, and industrial relations, HR for new age organizations, and career & succession planning. As a researcher she had presented papers in international conferences of repute & published research papers in national and international journals along with writing books. Her upcoming book is Green HRM: A Climate Conscious route to triple bottom line under SAGE publications. 

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