Mantasha Firoz




Emotions at work, workplace loneliness and micro-organizational behaviour


Mantasha Firoz

Profile & History

Dr. Mantasha Firoz is an Assistant Professor at the Goa Institute of Management. She has completed her doctoral degree in the field of organizational behavior from Indian Institute of Technology Patna. The title of her doctoral thesis is ‘Loneliness in the Indian Workplace.’ She has an overall 04 years of experience in the field of academia. Over the last few years, she has been involved in teaching, training, and research activities. Her area of interest revolves around emotions at work. Currently she is working on the antecedents, outcomes, and boundary conditions of workplace loneliness in the Indian business organizations. Her recent research article has been published in Emerald (Personnel Review, Journal of Conflict Management, Evidence Based HRM, and Management Research Review). She has presented her research work at several international conferences such as Academy of management, European group of organizational colloquium, and International congress of psychology.  She has also received best poster award.

Administrative Positions Held...

Chair, Centre for Diversity and Inclusion- (GIM)
1st July, 2022- Till Date

Committee Member, Give Goa (GIM)
1st July, 2022- Till Date

Club Mentor, HRiday (GIM)
1st July, 2022- Till Date

Research & Publications

Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2022). The Impact of workplace loneliness on employee outcomes: What role does psychological capital play? Personnel Review, 51(4), 1121-1247. (Emerald, ABDC- A, SSCI, Scopus, ABS-2, Impact factor-3.58).

Chaudhary, R., Lata, M., & Firoz, M. (2022). Workplace Incivility and its Socio-demographic Determinants in India. Journal of Conflict Management, 33 (3), 357-384. (Emerald, ABDC-A, SSCI, Scopus, ABS-3, Impact factor-2.54)

Firoz, M., Chaudhary, R. & Lata, M. (2022). The Socio-demographic determinants of Workplace loneliness in India. Evidence Based HRM, 10(1), 17-34. (Emerald, ABDC- B, Scopus, ABS-1, Impact factor-1.39).

Firoz, M., Chaudhary, R. & Khan, A. (2021). Desolated milieu: exploring the trajectory of workplace loneliness (2006-2019). Management Research Review, 44(5), 757-780. (Emerald, ABDC- C, Scopus, ABS-1, Impact factor-3.34).


Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2021). Antecedent & outcomes of workplace loneliness: Role of perceived organizational support. 81st Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, United States. 

Firoz, M., & Firoz, M. (2021). Job stress and turnover intention. What role does gender play? 32nd International Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic. 

Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2021). Workplace loneliness, personality traits, and organizational citizenship behaviors: A study from India. 37th EGOS European Group of Organizational Studies Colloquium, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2020). Workplace Loneliness, Quality of Interpersonal relationship, and Work-Family Conflict: Moderating Influence of Psychological Capital. 36th EGOS European Group of Organizational Studies Colloquium, Hamburg, Germany.

Firoz, M. (2015). Management much more than a subject in day-to-day life: A descriptive study. International Conference on Research & Business Sustainability, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, and Sheffield Business School, United Kingdom.

Book Chapters

  • Chaudhary, R. and Firoz, M. (2022). Modeling Green Human Resource Management and Attraction to Organizations (Prestige, Attractiveness, and Intentions). In Pascal, P. (Eds), Research Handbook of Green Human Resource Management: Issues, Trends, and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan. 
  • Chaudhary, R. and Firoz, M. (2023). The ‘Why’ of Green Human Resource Management: An Attributional model.  (Submitted)

Papers in Preparation

  • Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2023/24). Home alone yet creative chaos! A mediated moderation model of work meaningfulness, workplace loneliness, creativity, and perceived organizational support.
  • Firoz, M., Chaudhary, R. & Khan, A. (2023/24). Are lonely workers more productive? An evidence-based study from two sectors.
  • Khan, A., Chaudhary, R. & Firoz, M. (2023/24). They see as they are! Perceptions of organizational politics as a mediator between personality and behavior. 


Firoz, M., & Chaudhary, R. (2020). Antecedents and outcome of workplace loneliness: Does high perceived organizational support make the consequences better? Research Scholars Day, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna. BEST POSTER AWARD