Publications

Publications

Vedatya is a research-oriented institute of higher learning. All faculty staff members are research active. Our faculty authors book and publishes their research in some of the top-tier publications and journals worldwide.

To ensure that the faculty members are delivering contemporary and academically rigorous programs, Vedatya requires it’s academic

cohort to publish research papers in journals of repute, present these papers in academic conference and also author text books.

Vedatya organizes a series of the Faculty Development Programme (FDP) workshops, twice a year, at the institute, to assist the academic team to further enhance their competencies.

Vedatya is a research-oriented institute of higher learning. All faculty staff members are research active. Our faculty authors book and publishes their research in some of the top-tier publications and journals worldwide.

To ensure that the faculty members are delivering contemporary and academically rigorous programs, Vedatya requires it’s academic cohort to publish research papers in journals of repute, present these papers in academic conference and also author text books.

Vedatya organizes a series of the Faculty Development Programme (FDP) workshops, twice a year, at the institute, to assist the academic team to further enhance their competencies.

Sandeep Munjal Director
Shweta Tiwari Associate Dean and Professor
Anjana Singh Head of School | Hospitality & Tourism Management
Sanjay Sharma Head of School | Culinary Excellence
Prashanti Jaykumar Assistant Professor
Rekha Sharma Assistant Professor
Rashmeet Kapoor Assistant Professor

Professor Sandeep Munjal

Director

Master Course in Business, Temple University, USA
Masters in Tourism Management, IGNOU, India
BSc (Hospitality), Widener University, USA
Hons Diploma (Hospitality) AH&MA, USA
Diploma (Hospitality), (Best All Round Performance Medal), IHM, Aurangabad
Certificate for Teaching in Higher Education, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Books
Publications
Conferences

Books

Munjal, S and Sharma, S (2021) ‘The Food and Beverage Hospitality Industry in India-An Emergent Segment’, Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA.

Munjal, S and Bhushan, S (2017) ‘The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends’, Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA.

Publications

Munjal, S. and Singh, A. (2021), ‘Going digital is the only way forward for the Indian tourism and hospitality industry, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 13, no. 1

Singh, A. and Munjal, S (2021), ‘How is the hospitality and tourism industry in India responding to the dynamic digital era, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 13, no. 1.

Munjal, S. and Tiwari, S. (2019), ‘Skill India initiative – Implications for the hospitality sector in India, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 11, no. 1.

Tiwari, S. and Munjal, S. (2019), ‘Summing up: What are the key challenges that the Indian hospitality industry is facing in search of skilled labour?, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 11, no. 1.

Munjal, P., Munjal, S (2017), ‘Built heritage in small towns a unique tourism opportunity: Case of Shiv Kund, Sohna’, Journal of Services Research, vol. 17, no. 2, pp 17-39.

Munjal, S., Sharma, S and Menon, P. (2016), ‘Moving towards ‘Slow Food’, the new frontier of culinary innovation in India: The Vedatya Experience ”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 9, no. 4.

Munjal, S and Munjal, P.G. (2016), ‘Heritage Hotels in India: Offering Unique Experiences to Customers with Sustainable Practices as a Differentiator’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior: Creating Memorable Experiences, New York, Springer, Chapter 13.

Tripathi, G. and Munjal, S. (2016)’ A study of factors contributing to tourist satisfaction at heritage sites in India’, Altinay, L. and Poudel, S.(eds), Enhancing Customer Experience in the Service Industry-a Global Perspective, UK, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Chapter 12.

Munjal, S and Munjal, P.G. (2016), ‘Heritage Hotels in India: Offering Unique Experiences to Customers with Sustainable Practices as a Differentiator’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior: Creating Memorable Experiences, New York, Springer, Chapter 13.

Munjal, S., Sharma, S. and Menon, P. (2016). Moving towards ‘Slow Food’, the new frontier of culinary innovation in India: The Vedatya Experience, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited, Vol. 8, No. 5.

Munjal, S and Munjal, P.G. (2014)’Sustainable Tourism Destinations: Development and Creation’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, New York, Springer.

Bannerjee, R and Munjal, S. (2014)’ Sustainable Restaurants- Current status and future path’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, New York, Springer.

Tripathi, G and Munjal, S. (2014)’ Heritage Communication and Sustainable Tourism- Current status and future path’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, New York, Springer.

Munjal, Sandeep and Sharma, Sanjay (2012), Application of innovative food cost management practices in inflationary times: Indian Budget Hospitality Segment Experiences, WorldWide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, Volume 4, Number 3.

Munjal, Sandeep and Tripathi, Gaurav (2012), Heritage Tourism Management: sustainability through enhancement of services, CONTEXT: Built, Living and Natural, Autumn-Winter 2012.

Sharma, Savita and Munjal, Sandeep (2012), A Potential Destination for Nature based tourism: Pithoragarg, Indian Journal of International Tourism and Hospitality Research, Kurukshetra University, Volume 7.

Singh, Anjana and Munjal, Sandeep(2011), Global Issues and Concerns in Technology decisions: Hotel Operator’s Perspective, WorldWide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, Volume 4, Number 2.

Conferences

Sharma, S. and Munjal, S (2020), ‘Data Driven F&B Cost and Revenue Management an Imperative in Post Covid Times ’. Presented at Chaupal-International Conference on Services Management on November 27-28, 2020 at Gurugram.

Munjal S. and Sharma (2013), ‘Culinary Heritage a potential socio-economic value driver: The Chandni Chowk Experience’. Presented at International Conference on Services Management in June 23-25,2013 at Cyprus

Singh A. and Munjal S.(2013), ‘Emerging Revenue Management Practices and its Challenges: Indian luxury Hotelier’s Perspective’, Global Competitiveness and Corporate Governance Imperatives in Emerging Economies, Surinder Batra and Sona Vikas (Eds.), Ansal University Gurgaon, India, pp.628-638

Munjal S. (2012), ‘Rational Business Models for Heritage Sustainability’. Presented at UNESCO seminar on economics of heritage in December 2012, Pune.

Munjal S. and Munjal PG (2011), ‘City Palace Udaipur: A Case Study for Sustainable Heritage Tourism through Services Enhancement’. Presented at International Conference on Services Management in May 2011 –by- IIMT.

Munjal S. (2011), ‘Economic Potential of Cultural and Heritage Resources’. Presented at Indian Urban Conference in November 2011- by- Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

Dr. Shweta Tiwari

Associate Dean & Professor

PhD, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Rajasthan
MBA, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Chhattisgarh
BSc, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Chhattisgarh
Certified Lead Auditor from ICS Mumbai

Publications
Conferences

Publications

Tiwari and Munjal, (2018) “What are the key challenges that the Indian hospitality industry is facing in search of skilled labor?”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. No. 11

Munjal and Tiwari, (2018) “Skill India initiative‐ Implications for the hospitality sector in India”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. No. 11

Tiwari (2017) Skilling India Initiative: Responding to the Critical Need for Skilled, Trained Manpower for the Indian Hospitality Industry. In: Munjal & Bhushan (Eds.), the Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends, Apple Academic Press.

Tiwari (2015) “Culture-based development: Empirical evidence for Shilpgram fair, Rajasthan”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. 7 No. 4.

Tiwari (2014) “Infosys nurtures the talent of tomorrow”, Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 22 Issue 6 pp. 27 – 29.

Tiwari (2014) “Performance Excellence through Measurement”, IFRSA Business Review, Vol. 4 Issue 2 pp. 250 – 257.

Tiwari (2012), “HR – Going beyond the line”, Global Journal of Finance and Management”, Volume no. 4(2012), Issue no. 4. (November).

Tiwari (2012), “Performance Appraisal: Aligning personal aspirations to organizational goals”, International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management, Volume no. 2 (2012), Issue no. 1 (January).

Tiwari and Verma (2010), “Employee Retention” Aishwarya Research Communication, Vol No.1 pp. 229‐235.

Tiwari and Verma (2009), “Dairy sector in India an overview – Role in Society” Journal of Wellbeing, Vol No.3 pp. 54‐57.

Tiwari (2009), “Role of Human Resource planning in dairy development” Gujarat journal of psychology, Vol No. 3 pp. 80‐83.

Conferences

Tiwari (2016) Paper presented and published on “Deloitte Fostering Employee Engagement” in FORE International OB & HR Conference 2016 (FIOHC), 24‐25 November, FORE Delhi.

Tiwari (2012) Paper presented and published on “Skills, competencies, and employability through business education” in 7th National conference organized by department of management, 27‐28 November, AIMA Delhi.

Tiwari (2012) Paper presented and published on “HR‐Going beyond the Line” in International Conference on “Leadership in Business and Management for Sustainable Global Economy” (LBMSGE ‐2012) on 3rd and 4th November by IIT Delhi, New Delhi.

Tiwari (2012) Paper presented and published on “Training as a tool for employee retention” in National Conference organized by Department Of Management, 28‐30 June, IIT Delhi.

Tiwari and Verma (2010) Paper presented and published on “Ethics and Values in HR – A study of UDUS” in National Seminar organized by Department Of MHRM, 26‐27 Feb., MLSU University Udaipur (Raj).

Dr. Anjana Singh

Head of School | Hospitality & Tourism Management

PhD IGNOU in area of Revenue Management
MSc (Hospitality Administration), IHM Pusa, Delhi
Postgraduate Diploma in Training and Development, ISTD, New Delhi
BA, Delhi University
Diploma in Hotel Management, IHM Mumbai

Books
Publications
Conferences

Books

Anjana Singh and Bandana Rai (2014), “Conception of Sustainable Accommodation Practices in Hotel For Tomorrow: in Jauahari, V. (2014) for the book, “Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry: Paradigms and Directions for the Future”, Apple Academic Press.

Anjana Singh (2010), “Media and Entertainment- Effects and Recovery of Economic Slow Down” in Gupta, Om and Sharma, Sudesh( eds.), Media and Communication Research: Changing Paradigm, Gyan Publishers, New Delhi.

Publications

 Singh, A. and Munjal, S. (2021), “How is the hospitality and tourism industry in India responding to the dynamic digital era”, Emerald Publication, Volume 2, Issue, 2

 Singh, A. and Munjal, S. (2021) “Going digital is the only way forward for the Indian Hospitality and Tourism Industry, Emerald Publication, Volume 2, Issue, 2

 Singh, A. and Jaykumar, P. (2019) ‘on the Road to consensus: Key Soft Skills required for Youth Employment in Service Sector’ to be published in Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes

 Singh, A. (2018) ‘Dynamics and Trends of service Sector in 21st century’ – A white paper, Journal of Services Research, vol 18, issue 1

 Singh, A. (2017) ‘Hotel Revenue Management: an Analysis of the Impact of Familiarity and Information on customer’s Perceptions of Fairness is being published in Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1

 Singh, A. (2016) ‘competing profitably with other hotels: The role of Revenue Management as a Strategy’, Munjal, S and Bhushan, S, (eds) Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends, Published by Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA

 Singh, A. and Manaktola, K. (2016) Driving value through pricing: Strategies adopted by managers in price sensitive and fierce competitive markets’, Jauhari, V.(eds), Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior: creating Memorable Experiences, New York, Springer, USA

 Singh, A. and Rai, B. (2014) conception of Sustainable Accommodation Practices in Hotel For Tomorrow: in Jauahari, V. (2014) for the book, “Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry: Paradigms and Directions for the Future”, Apple Academic Press, Inc., USA

 Rishi Meghna and Singh Anjana (2013), ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in India: A Case on Fortis HealthCare’ in Jha VS, Sharma D, Mishra M and Rishi M (2013) (Compilers), Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Tata Mc GrawHill, India, pp347-364

 Singh Anjana and Munjal, Sandeep (2012) Global Issues and Concerns in Technology decisions: Hotel operator’s Perspective, to be published in Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes International Journal- Emerald Insight, Volume 4, Number 2

 Rishi, Meghna and Singh, Anjana (2011) “Synergy between ISA and manual auditing practices at Jain Chowdhary & Company, India”, Emerald Emerging case study collection, Vol1

 Rishi, Meghna and Singh, Anjana (2011) “Corporate Governance and International Best Practices: The case of Satyam, Journal of Services Research, Volume 11, Number 1, 121-142

 Singh, Anjana, Rishi, Meghna and Shukla, Rati (2011) “Green management and environmental sustainability: a case of ITC Green Center”, Emerald Emerging case study collection, Vol1

 Rishi, Meghna, Singh, Anjana and Shukla, Rati (2010), “Confluence of Technology and Commercial factors at ISKCON temple: Reflections on customer experience” published in Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes International Journal- Emerald Insight) volume 2 (5), pp. 539-553

Singh, Anjana and Dutta, Kirti (2009), Hospitality Internship Placements: Analysis for the United Kingdom and India’ published in Journal of Services Research, volume 10 (1), pp 85-99.

Conferences

Singh, Anjana and Kaushal, Arvind (2015) An unstructured approach to RM in Railways: A special case of premium passengers trains in India proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Services Management organized by Virginia Tech University, Oxford Brookes University and Vedatya Institute on November 28-30, 2015, USA

Singh, Anjana and Munjal, Sandeep (2013) “Emerging revenue management practices and its challenges: Indian luxury hotelier’s perspective proceedings of the International conference on Global Competitiveness and Corporate Governance Imperatives in Emerging Economies which is being organized by Ansal University (School of Management studies) on February 15-16, 2013

Singh, Anjana, and Rishi, Meghna (2011) “Corporate Social Responsibility in the Indian private Hospital Industry” proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Services Management organized by IIMT, Oxford Brookes University (UK) and Penn State University ( USA) on May 19-21, 2011 in New Delhi.

Shukla, Rati and Singh, Anjana (2011) Emerging Technologies in Eye Sight Correction : Customers Perspective proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Services Management organized by IIMT, Oxford Brookes University (UK) and Penn State University ( USA) on May 19-21, 2011 in New Delhi.

Rishi, Meghna and Singh, Anjana (2011)“Innovations in Mobile Application: Emerging Trends” proceedings of the first International Conference on Computing Business Applications and Legal issues organised by IMT Ghaziabad and Winona State University, USA on March 3-4, 2011 in New Delhi.

Rishi, Meghna and Singh, Anjana (2011) “Fostering students’ wholesome learning experience: The use of unique pedagogical tools proceedings of the national conference on ‘Excellence in Higher Education’, which is being organised by IIT Delhi (Department of Management Studies), on April 1-3, 2011 in New Delhi

Singh, Anjana and Dutta Kirti,(2009) “Hospitality Internships: Analysis for United Kingdom and India” proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Services Management by Oxford Brookes University, Pennsylvania State University, USA and IIMT on 8th – 9th May, 2009 in Oxford.

Sanjay Sharma

Head of School | Culinary Excellence

MBA, Birmingham City, UK
Degree in Hotel Management, IHM, Lucknow
Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Books
Publications
Conferences

Books

Munjal, S and Sharma, S (2021) ‘The Food and Beverage Hospitality Industry in India-An Emergent Segment’, Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA.

Munjal, S and Bhushan, S (2017) ‘The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends’, Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA.

Publications

Sharma, S., Srivastava, S. & Sharma, S. (2020), Luxury Hotels in the Digital Era. Global journal of enterprise information system, Scholastic Seed Inc. and Karam Society, New Delhi, Vol. 10, No. 3.

Sharma, S & Sharma R. (2019), “Culinary skills: the spine of the Indian hospitality industry: is the available labour being skilled appropriately to be employable?” Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited.

Gupta, K., Sharma , S. (2018). Kiosks as Self-Service Technology in Hotels;Opportunities and Challenges, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited. Vol. 18, No. 1.

Sharma, Sanjay (2017), Culinary Innovation in Indian Hotels & building cost efficiencies that Spur Profitability Growth, The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics & Future Trends” by an International Publisher – Apple Academic Press, ISBN 13:978-1-77188-579-9.

Munjal, S., Sharma, S. and Menon, P. (2016). Moving towards ‘Slow Food’, the new frontier of culinary innovation in India: The Vedatya Experience, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited, Vol. 8, No. 5.

Sharma, Sanjay and Sharma, Savita (2015), Understanding Pithoragarh’s Cultural Jewel: its Fairs and Festivals, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited, Vol. 7, No. 4.
Sharma, S. (2014) Sustainable Culinary Practices’, Jauhari, V. (eds), Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, New York, Springer.

Sharma, Sanjay, (2012), Gastronomic Tourism in Old Delhi, CONTEXT: Built, Living and Natural, Volume 9, Issue 2, Autumn-Winter 2012.

Munjal, Sandeep and Sharma, S (2012), Applying innovative food cost management practices in inflationary times: Indian budget restaurant segment experiences, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited, Vol. 4, No. 5.

Conferences

Sharma, S. and Munjal, S (2020), ‘Data Driven F&B Cost and Revenue Management an Imperative in Post Covid Times ’. Presented at Chaupal-International Conference on Services Management on November 27-28, 2020 at Gurugram.

Sharma, S., Srivastava, S. & Sharma, S. (2018), Luxury Hotels in the Digital Era. Paper presented at 1st International Conference on Digital Entrepreneurship, Presidency University Bengaluru India.

Sharma, S and Munjal, Sandeep (2013), Culinary Heritage: A potential socio economic value driver: The Chandni Chowk Experience: research paper presented at International conference on services management at Cyprus.

Dr. Sudhanshu Bhushan

Professor

Ph.D, Boston University, USA,
Certificate for Teaching Higher Education (CTHE), Oxford Brooks University, UK

Books
Publications

Books

From Chaos to Serenity – The Divine Perspective on Management – Sudhanshu Bhushan & Vinnie Jauhari – SAMSKITI publications – New Delhi

Innovation – The new corporate Landscape – Vinnie Jauhari & Sudhanshu Bhushan – Oxford University Press, New Delhi

Publications

Impact of liberalization and Globalization on Indian Economy
(Study done For Indian Cotton Mills Federation – FICCI – Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries)

Enter the Dragon – The Imperatives for Indian Textile Industry
(Study done for Indian Cotton Mills Federation – FICCI – Published in Indian National Daily – Indian Express)

Risk Management Strategies for Banks
(Presented at Annual conference of Asian Development Bank.)

Work for the sake of Work – Motivation Redefined.
(Given to be Incorporated as Chapter in Ruffin Series on Business Ethics – Published by Olsson Centre of Applied Business Ethics – Darden Business School – University of Virginia – USA )

Leadership is Leading People to Themselves
(Paper Presented at – Second International Conference on Services Management – Oxford Brookes University -2007 – Won the best paper Award in its category)

Journey from Self to Self- The Real Self Management (Given to be Incorporated as Chapter in Ruffin Series on Business Ethics – Published by Olsson Centre of Applied Business Ethics – Darden Business School – University of Virginia – USA)

Service Economies of India and China – A Comparative Study
The paper would track the contrasting development of service sectors of the two Emerging markets – China and India and to highlight the various economic parameters affecting service sector of the two economies. (Presented at International Conference on Services Management in May 2011- by – Penn State University – USA, Oxford Brookes University- UK, Institute of International Management and Technology – India )

From Capacity Expansion to Capability Enhancement – Identification and development of skills in Indian Hospitality Industry, keeping in view the Global Context.

Prashanti Jaykumar

Assistant Professor

Pursuing Masters in Travel & Tourism Management from IGNOU
Bachelors in Tourism Studies from IGNOU
Diploma In Hotel Management from IHM, Mumbai
Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, Vedatya Institute

Publications
Conferences

Publications

Singh, A & Jaykumar, P, 2019, ‘On the Road to Consensus: Key Soft Skills required for Youth Employment in Service Sector’, Worldwide Hospitality & Tourism Themes, Vol 11, No. 1, pp 10-24
Jaykumar, P. 2018 ‘Hospitality Management Institutes – The Skills Training Industry Perspective’, Journal of Services Research, Vol 18, No. 2
Jaykumar, P. 2020. ‘Triumphs & Challenges in the Path of Green Hotel Housekeeping’ Journal of Services Research, Vol 20. No. 1

Conferences

Jaykumar, P. ‘ ‘Sustainable’ Expectations of Guests during Hotel Stay in a ‘New Normal’ World Post Covid’, presented at Vedaty Chaupal International Conference on 27-28 November 2020
(This paper will be published in Journal of Services Research, Vol 21, No. 1 as confirmed by them)

Rekha Sharma

Assistant Professor

Post Graduate in English, HP University, Shimla
BA, Delhi University
BSc in Hotel Management, IHM Gwalior
Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, Vedatya Institute

Publications

Publications

Sharma, R. (2017) ‘Skill Development through Training’, Advanced Technology & Innovations in Tourism & Hospitality Industry, Bharti Publication, New Delhi.
Sharma, Sanjay and Sharma, Rekha (2017), ‘Culinary Skills: The spine of Indian hospitality Industry: Does the available manpower skilled appropriately to be employable?’ Worldwide hospitality and Tourism Themes, Emerald group publishing limited Insight, Vol.11, No. 1
Sharma, R. (2018) ‘The Path Forward for Traditional styles of cooking in Regional Cuisines, Advanced Technology & Innovations in Tourism & Hospitality Industry, Vol. 1, Swaranjali Publication, Gaziabad.
Sharma, R (2019) ‘Traditional Food and Gastronomy Practices to Strengthen Current Food Security’, Advanced Technology & Innovations in Tourism & Hospitality Industry, Vol. 2, Swaranjali Publication, Gaziabad.

Rashmeet Kapoor

Assistant Professor

Pursuing Masters in Travel & Tourism Management from IGNOU
Post Graduation Diploma in Business Administration From Symbiosis University, Pune
BA Honours, English from Delhi University
Diploma in Aviation & Hospitality Management from Air Hostess Academy

Publications

Publications

Kapoor, R. and Kapoor, K. (2021), ‘Transition from traditional to digital marketing: A study of evolution of e-marketing in the Indian hotel industry’, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, International Journal-Emerald Insight, vol. 13, no. 1

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