FLAME University

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Prof. Moitrayee Das
Assistant Professor - Psychology
Email: moitrayee.das@flame.edu.in
PhD, Management and Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2020; M.Phil. in Management and Labour Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2017; Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Analytics, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai; M.A., Applied Psychology with specialization in Industrial Psychology, University of Mumbai, 2015; BA, Psychology, University of Mumbai, 2012
BIO

Moitrayee Das is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at FLAME University, Pune. She received her PhD & M.Phil. in Management and Labour Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. She has also completed an Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Analytics from TISS Mumbai. She holds an M.A. in Applied Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Psychology and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Mumbai.


Moitrayee currently teaches Industrial and Cross-Cultural Psychology at FLAME. Besides teaching, she has a keen research interest in research and has several publications to her credit.


She loves to pursue different courses and has completed 5 Diploma and 21 Certificate courses from different institutes. She is currently pursuing her 6th Diploma in Relationship Counseling from Asha The Hope, Bangalore.



RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES



  1. Palo, S., & Das, M. (2021). Sleeping Well: The Gateway to Employee Wellness. NHRD Network Journal, 14(1), 103-114. doi.org/10.1177/2631454120972497

  2. Moitrayee, D. (2021). Richard Chataway, The Behavior Business: How to Apply Behavioural Science for Business Success. doi.org/10.1177/2631454120974469

  3. Palo, S., & Das, M. (2020). Perfectionist? You Don’t Need to Sleep: An interplay of Daytime Sleepiness and Task Performance. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive- Behavior Therapy, 1-18. doi.org/10.1007/s10942-020-00362-3

  4. Palo, S., & Das, M. (2019). Prevalence of sleep problems in diverse professions in India and its HR implications. Sleep and Vigilance, 3(1), 65-75. doi.org/10.1007/s41782-019-00065-5

  5. Das, M., & Palo, S. (2018). Sleep and Cognitive Alertness. EPH-International Journal of Business & Management Science (ISSN: 2208-2190), 4(1), 28-36.

  6. Das, M. (2017). Understanding the role of trainers in empowering the employees at the workplace. International Journal of Education and Management Studies, 7(4), 522-529. http://ischolar.info/index.php/injems/article/view/165735

  7. Das, M.  (2017). Agility: Understanding the Concept and its Importance at the Workplace. International Journal of Social Sciences, 5(4), 598-602


BOOK CHAPTERS



  1. Asad, Z. & Das, M. (2023). Neuropsychological Correlates Associated with Behavioural Addictions. In the Edited Book, "Process Addiction From the Clinician's Lens” (pp. 270-276), Nikhil Publishers. ISBN: 978-93-5552-905-3

  2. Thampi, G. & Das, M. (2023). Clothing and Self-Consciousness: An Intricate Socio-Psychological Analysis of the Relationship between the two. In the Edited Book, "Body, Clothing, and Identity in Shifting Ideas of Development” (pp. 8-20), Perception Publishers. ISBN: 978-93-95949-13-2


CONFERENCES



  1. Palo, S. & Das, M. (2024). Circadian Realities and Sleep Dynamics: An In-Depth Analysis of Sleep Patterns Among Rotating Shift Workers and Implications for Workforce Well-being, was presented at the 9th INDAM Conference on Creating Impact through Responsible Leadership & Sustainable Business Practices at the Goa Institute of Management.

  2. Thombare, N. & Das, M. (2024). The Role of CSR, Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development in SMEs: Exploring Interconnection and Benefitswas presented at the 9th INDAM Conference on Creating Impact through Responsible Leadership & Sustainable Business Practices at the Goa Institute of Management.

  3. Dedhia, A. & Das, M. (2023). Addressing Job Burnout in Culturally Diverse Workforces, was presented at the International Conference of Innovation, Sustainability and Applied Sciences (ICISAS), at Curtin University, Dubai.

  4. Zaina, A. & Das, M.(2023). Chronic Illnesses and Mental Wellbeing: Current Trends and Practices was presented at the International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (ICIAHP).

  5. George, L. & Das, M. (2023).The Implications of Pain Catastrophizing: A Cognitive Therapy-Based Approach was presented at the International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (ICIAHP)

  6. Dedhia, A. & Das, M.(November, 2023). Navigating Coping Mechanisms in Culturally Diverse Workforce was presented at the International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (ICIAHP).

  7. Dedhia, A. & Das, M. (2023, August). Job Burnout and Coping Mechanisms among Culturally Diverse Workforce was presented at the National Seminar on Positive Psychology for Holistic Development.

  8. Mundhra, C & Das, M. (December, 2023). Does Resilience building improve Quality of Life was presented at the National Seminar on Positive Psychology for Holistic Development, 2023.

  9. Prasad, S., Swaika, D. & Das, M. (2023, August). The Role of Self Compassion in Fostering Resilience and Recovery from Stress among Youth was presented at the National Seminar on Positive Psychology for Holistic Development.

  10. Desai, V. Das, M. (2023). Exploring the Experiences of LGBTQIA + Youth in India: a Descriptive Content Review was presented at the Virtual Asia-Pacific Mental Health Symposium (VAMHS).

  11. George, L. & Das, M. (2023, ). Pain Perception and Cancer: A Review on Current Day  Therapeutic Techniques,  was presented at the Virtual Asia-Pacific Mental Health Symposium (VAMHS), 2023.

  12. Choudhury, S., Palo, S & Das, M. (2022). Case study on 'Bandhan Bank' selected to be presented at the International Conference on Case Development (ICCD) at ICFAI Tripura.

  13. Choudhury, S., Palo, S & Das, M. (2022). Case study titled, 'Security in the Age of FlexibilityThe Case of Bandhan Bank', was presented at the INDAM 2023 Conference at SBM-NMIMS Mumbai.

  14. Tripathi, A. & Das, M. (2022). We Rent Only to Families": Rental Housing and Singlehood in Indian Cities, at the Web Conference on Law and Singlehood in India.

  15. Tripathi, A. & Das, M. (2022). Unpacking the 'Bihariness': 'Reflections on Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi, at the International Conference on Migrant Workers, Cultural (Re) Production, and the Culture Industry in South Asia at Tezpur University.

  16. Das, M. (2020). Poor Sleep: An Epidemic keeping Indians awake at the NHRD Event, Mumbai Chapter (2020).

  17. Das, M. (2019). Perfectionist? You don’t need to sleep:  An interplay of Daytime Sleepiness and Task Performance, was presented at the Doctoral Colloquium of the 13th Annual ISDSI Conference (2019).

  18. Das, M. (2018). Understanding the sleep inadequacy problem among Research Students in the Management Doctoral Colloquium, at IIT Kharagpur.

  19. Das, M. (2017). Understanding the sleep inadequacy among corporate professionals at INDAM Conference, IIM Indore.

  20. Das, M. (2017). Poster Presentation on the Poor Sleeping Patterns of the youth at The Indian Society for Sleep Research (ISSR).


OTHER PUBLICATIONS




  1. https://www.sentinelassam.com/more-news/editorial/wellness-pods-redefining-breaks-at-workplace

  2. https://www.sentinelassam.com/more-news/editorial/burnt-out-workforce-the-future-of-work

  3. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-beyond-the-26-weeks 

  4. https://thegraymatternews.com/article/holism-in-healthcare-why-we-need-to-do-better-by-dr-moitrayee-das

  5. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-making-happy-workplaces

  6. https://www.sentinelassam.com/more-news/editorial/work-family-when-work-and-family-collide

  7. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-no-moral-policing

  8. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-coffee-badging-or-coffee-break

  9. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-caught-in-cancel-culture

  10. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/unraveling-dark-side-of-self-help-culture-675887

  11. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-rest-is-productive

  12. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/humanizing-social-media-better-late-than-never-677459

  13. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/the-implications-of-pain-catastrophizing-681073

  14. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-normalise-singlehood-for-women

  15. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/coping-with-burnout-682191

  16. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-quest-for-perfection

  17. https://thegraymatternews.com/article/authenticity-in-a-world-of-filtered-realities-by-dr-moitrayee-das-ishita-malhotra

  18. https://www.thehindu.com/education/impact-of-implicit-bias-on-classroom-dynamics-and-educational-equity/article67448994.ece

  19. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-making-workplaces-truly-welcoming

  20. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/the-role-of-personality-in-leadership-672476

  21. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-the-overlooked-superpower

  22.  https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-caught-in-cancel-culture

  23. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/unraveling-dark-side-of-self-help-culture-675887

  24. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-rest-is-productive

  25. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/humanizing-social-media-better-late-than-never-677459

  26. https://www.businessmanager.in/perfectionism-a-tunnel-vision-of-life-and-work/

  27. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/the-many-faces-of-liberal-arts-education-668142

  28. https://telanganatoday.com/rewind-the-kota-conundrum

  29. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-going-beyond-micro-rewards#:~:text=People%20Management%20in%20any%20context,the%20rest%20being%20utter%20failures

  30. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-going-beyond-micro-rewards

  31. https://medgatetoday.com/diabetology-management-a-psychological-perspective/

  32. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-memes-minds-musings

  33. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/psychological-approach-to-cancer-pain-2637988

  34. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-disconnected-in-digital-era

  35. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/social-isolation-and-loneliness-659093

  36. https://medgatetoday.com/lack-of-adherence-to-insulin-medication-in-type-1-diabetes-mellitus-patients-whats-causing-it

  37. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-act-it-out-and-be-well

  38. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/new-year-resolution-to-sleep-well-630171

  39. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/the-new-normal-lessons-learnt-for-educators-during-covid-19-651852

  40. https://www.dailypioneer.com/2023/columnists/communication-is-key-to-fighting-mental-health.html

  41. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-teach-mental-health-in-schools

  42. https://www.lookaheadnow.com/a-good-nights-sleep-the-secret-to-a-successful-career/

  43. http://knowyourtown.co.in/job-burnout-a-cultural-perspective/

  44. https://www.lookaheadnow.com/a-good-nights-sleep-the-secret-to-a-successful-career/

  45. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-neurodiversity-in-the-workplace

  46. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-beating-job-burnouts

  47. www.businessmanager.in/ageism-at-workplace/ 

  48. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-make-room-for-single-women

  49. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-heis-and-student-suicides

  50. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/food-for-thought-fat-s-not-all-bad-1196338.html

  51. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-marx-and-unpaid-internships

  52. https://www.businessmanager.in/feeling-lonely-at-work-you-are-not-alone/

  53. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-craving-coffee-listen-to-it

  54. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-work-calls-or-work-creeps

  55. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-silent-screams-behind-metallic-bars

  56. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-every-day-is-mental-health-day

  57. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/time-to-revamp-work-culture-as-people-opt-for-quiet-quitting-1145188.html

  58. https://www.dailypioneer.com/2022/sunday-edition/in-a-man---s-world.html

  59. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-mental-health-appsolutely-matters

  60. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-inclusive-practices-in-psychology-imperative

  61. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/sleep-an-underrated-superhero-601171

  62. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/social-media-and-trolling-the-targeting-of-women-1113588.html

  63. https://livewire.thewire.in/health/the-dangers-of-romanticising-mental-illnesses/

  64. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-your-identity-is-more-than-your-job

  65. https://psychology.net.in/mental-health-application-and-first-aid-in-schools/

  66. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/mental-health-more-than-just-a-buzzword-579009

  67. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-living-amid-mental-health-crisis

  68. https://www.peoplematters.in/article/employee-engagement/why-do-we-need-a-mental-health-policy-at-the-workplace-31673

  69. https://telanganatoday.com/opinion-time-to-talk-mental-health

  70. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/musical-earworms-and-sleep-1011049.html

  71. https://livewire.thewire.in/out-and-about/revenge-bedtime-procrastination-the-story-of-our-lives/

  72. https://www.businessmanager.in/covid-somnia.php

  73. https://www.businessmanager.in/millennials-reshaping-the-workplace.php

  74. https://poshan.outlookindia.com/story/poshan-news-trouble-sleeping-heres-why-you-should-worry/380065

  75. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/dealing-with-mental-health-challenges-in-2021-525912

  76.  https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/neither-depressed-nor-flourished-maybe-its-languishing-536356

  77. https://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/media-and-mental-health-526221

  78. https://www.northeasttoday.in/2021/03/08/media-and-mental-health/

  79. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/why-period-leave-is-an-empowering-idea-878453.html

  80.  https://nenow.in/opinion/domestic-abuse-and-covid-19-the-rising-cases-of-women-fighting-multiple-battles-2.html

  81. https://www.peoplematters.in/blog/life-at-work/compassion-fatigue-in-times-of-covid-19-25616

  82. https://www.peoplematters.in/blog/life-at-work/faking-wellness-at-workplace-25365

  83. https://www.peoplematters.in/article/life-at-work/why-are-we-guilty-of-taking-a-break-23912

  84. https://www.peoplematters.in/blog/others/how-much-are-your-employees-sleeping-23262

  85. https://www.peoplematters.in/article/wellness/sleep-deprived-employees-organizations-must-ensure-work-life-balance-16556

  86. https://www.peoplematters.in/article/employee-engagement/understanding-the-role-of-trainers-in-empowering-the-employees-16125

  87. https://www.hrkatha.com/opinion/the-connection-between-sleep-and-leadership/

  88. https://countercurrents.org/2020/10/period-leaves-yay-or-nay/

  89. https://www.businessmanager.in/current-topics/168/are-video-calls-taking-over-our-lives

  90. https://feminisminindia.com/2019/09/20/need-menstrual-leave-policy-india/

  91. https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2019/01/karan-johar-and-his-misogynistic-guests-sexism-with-karan/


DIPLOMAS



  1. Pursuing Diploma in Relationship Counseling from Asha The Hope, Bangalore (2024)

  2. Diploma in Art Therapy from Asha The Hope, Bangalore (2022).

  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Buddhist Psychology (2021-2022).

  4. Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Analytics (EPGDA) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2019-2020).

  5. Diploma in Human Resources Management from Welingkar Institute, Mumbai (2015-2016).

  6. Diploma in Industrial Managementfrom Welingkar Institute, Mumbai (2013-2014).


CERTIFICATIONS



  1. QPR Gatekeeper Instructor Certification Program from SPIF, Bangalore (2023).

  2. QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program from SPIF, Bangalore (2023).

  3. Certificate Course in Sleep Counseling from ICHARS (2023).

  4. Certificate Course in Primer on Tobacco Cessation Module from NIMHANS (2023).

  5. Certificate Course in Buddhist Philosophy from Tibet House, Delhi (2022).

  6. Human Subjects Research- Social- Behavioral-Educational (SBE) Foundations from CITI Program (2021).

  7. Short-term Certificate Course in Forensic Science and Criminology from International Forensic Sciences, Pune (2021).

  8. Short-term Certificate Course in Peace Studies from the University of Mumbai (2020).

  9. Short-term Certificate Course in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling from International Forensic Sciences, Pune (2019).

  10. Certificate Program in Forensic Science from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai (2018).

  11. Advanced Certificate Course in Industrial Management from Welingkar Institute, Mumbai (2013).

  12. * 10 other Certificate programs have been completed from Coursera and Edx.