Associate Professor Integrative Studies
Pooja Shrivastava, Ph.D., is an associate professor of integrative studies for the OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies where she has been a long-time affiliate faculty for the college.
Pooja holds her organizational behavior and human resources doctorate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IITD). Her research and teaching focus on organizational culture, ethics and leadership, and stakeholder management. She has experience in teaching and designing courses encompassing a wide range of topics, from managing human capital, ethics, and leadership to cultural diversity and inclusion and its influence on the workplace. She aims to integrate management and psychological perspectives to create a more emphatic and human-centered approach to leadership and organizational behavior.
She has developed and taught online, distance learning, and in-person courses since 2005. Her healthcare administration as industry experience enriches the classroom with practicality and applicability. She leverages her industry background to bridge the gap between theory and real-world scenarios. She empowers her students with essential life skills of critical thinking, problem-solving, adaptability, and leading to change.
Pooja is also a certified executive coach for leadership development and has coached industry leaders in behavioral change and performance management.
In addition to her academic work, her volunteer work has positively impacted numerous lives on and off campus – she firmly believes that serving the community with meaning fulfills her purpose. She offers stress and resilience workshops with evidence-based breathing techniques and meditation with OU Livewell.
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