Dr. Tanaya Nayak

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Commerce and Management (HR)


– Ph.D. (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela)
– UGC (NET) in Management
– MBA (Utkal University) (Gold Medalist)
– B.Sc. (Information Technology) Management (Ravenshaw University)


– Awarded with two Gold Medals for securing highest marks in MBA for the Academic Session 2010-12 from Utkal University, Odisha.
– Recipient of Merit Scholarship from “Prof. Pranakrushna Parija Charitable Trust” (Odisha) during Post Graduate year 2010-2011
– Awarded with First Prize at the “Kamalnayan Bajaj Memorial All India Inter-University English Debate Competition” held at Sikhsha Mandal, Wardha, Maharashtra.
– Awarded with Second Prize at the Inter-College Debate Competition in English held at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
– Nominated to the Senate of Utkal University as Student Representative for the year 2011- 2012.


– Human Resource Management
– Organizational Behavior
– Change Management
– Technology and Innovation Management
– Business Ethics


– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K. and Mohanty, P. K. (2018). Workplace empowerment, quality of work life and employee commitment: A study on Indian health care sector. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 12(2), 117-136. (Scopus Indexed, Emerging Source Citation Index Indexed)
– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K. and Mohanty, P. K. (2017). Impact of HR interventions on quality of work life: Evidence from health care units. International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 14(2), 214-236. (Australian Business Dean Council Indexed)

– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K., Mohanty, P. K. and Sundaray, B. K. (2016). HR interventions and quality of work life of health care employees: An investigation. Industrial and Commercial Training, 48(5), 234-240. (Scopus Indexed)
– Nayak, Tanaya and Sahoo, C. K. (2015). Quality of work life and organizational performance: The mediating role of employee commitment. Journal of Health Management, 17(3), 263-273. (Scopus Indexed)
– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K. and Mohanty, P. K. (2015). Predictors of perceived quality of work life of employees: Empirical evidence from Indian health care sector. Udyog Pragati, 39(2), 1-15.
– Nayak, Tanaya and Tripathy, S. K. (2014). Factors affecting quality of work life of health care employees: A conceptual framework. Personnel Focus, 10(2), 14-21.
– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K., Mohanty, P. K (2015). “Quality of Work Life plays the Mediating role in between Workplace Empowerment and Employee Commitment: A Study on Healthcare Employees of an Indian State”, 1st IIMA International Conference on Advances in Healthcare Management Services, held on 6th-7th June, 2015 at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
– Nayak, Tanaya, Sahoo, C. K. (2014). “Quality of Work Life and Organizational Performance: The Mediating Role of Employee Commitment”, Sixth International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, held on 8th – 11th May, 2014 at Indian Institute of Management, Indore.

Other Accomplishments

– Worked as Temporary Faculty at Department of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology Silchar for Spring Semester 2016-17
– Worked as Teaching Assistant in School of Management, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela from 01-07-2013 to 30-04-2016