With 20 years of teaching experience, Dr. Tewari’s professional focus is in the applied areas of Communication where she specializes in Strategic CSR – its design; implementation and reporting. She has also researched and published in the domain of ‘technology aided human communication’. Dr. Tewari has to her credit over 40 publications including research articles, chapters in edited books and newspaper articles. She has presented papers in reputed international conferences like the Academy of Management (AOM); International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS); International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) and has been a chosen fellow by ICSSR and ERC – UK to attend their round table discussion on social media in London.
She has conducted over 1000 hours of corporate training to mid-level managers of national and international organizations.
Phd, Sardar Patel University, 2011
M.Phil, Gujarat University, 1998
Member ISDRDS; Asia Media
CSR & Sustainability
Human Communication and Technology
CSR and Financial Performance of Indian Organizations: An empirical study
Scale to measure CSR in India
Selfies/Emoji’s and the Youth
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Sharma, E. & Tewari, R. (2018) ‘Engaging Employee Perception for Effective Corporate Social Responsibility: Role of Human Resource Professionals’ in Global Business Review, 19.1, 111-130.
Sharma, E. & Tewari, R. (2017) ‘Teaching Sustainability through Traditional Wisdom: A Conceptual Framework for Business Studies’. Current Science, 113(25), 236-244
Shah, R. & Tewari, R. (2016). Demystifying ‘Seflie’: A Rampant Social Media Activity. Behaviour and Information Technology, Vol. 35, No. 10, 864-871.
Tewari, R. & Sharma, E. (2016). “An Investigation into the Expectations of the Recruiters and the Preparedness of the Management Graduates for Effective On-Job Performance” in The IUP Journal of Soft Skills, Vol. X, No. 1, March, 2016, pp 1-10
Tewari, R. & Sharma, E. (2015). “Role of HR in Augmenting CSR Practices in Family Run Businesses in India” in Review Of Human Resource Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, October, pp.11-18
Tewari, R. & Pathak, T. (2015). ‘A Correlation between the Mass Media Communication and Foreign Investments in India’ in Prabandhan: Indian Journal of Management, Vol. 8, No. 10, October, pp. 32-42
Tewari, R. & Pathak, S. (2015). “Impact of Social Media on the Vanity Level of Youngsters in India” in Media Watch, Vol. 6, No 3, September, pp. 309-317
Tewari, R. & Pathak, T. (2015). “Sustainable CSR for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises” in Journal of Management and Public Policy, Vol. 6, Issue 1, December, pp 34-44
Sharma, R; Shah, K. & Tewari, R. (2014). “Global Talent- Create to Sustain” published in Journal of Global Studies. Vol.1, No.1. September, pp 46-58.
Nambudiri, R. & Tewari, R. (2014). "Corporate Social Responsibility and Organizational Commitment” published in Indian Journal of Training and Development. Vol. 44; No. 1. January-March, pp 41-47.
Tewari, R. & Sharma, R. (2014). “Mentoring for Effective Positive Workforce: A Case Study” published in Global Journal of Finance and Management. Volume 6, Number 1, pp79 -88.
Tewari, R. & Pathak, T. (2013). “Framing India- Pre-post Globalization’ in Journal of Media Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1, December, pp 41-55.
Tewari, R. & Thomas, S. (2012). ‘Portrayal of Women in Indian Annual Reports: Representation of Opportunities’ in IPE Journal of Management, Vol.2, No. 2 (July – December, 2012)
Tewari, R. (2012). ‘CSR Communication through Annual Reports: To Whom, How Much and Why?’ in International Journal of Marketing and Business Communication, Volume 1, Issue 4, October.
Tewari, R. (2012). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Communication Through Websites: Analysis of Indian And Multinational Companies in Journal of Global Communication, Vol. 5, No. 2 (June- December, 2012)
Tewari, R. (2012). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: Communication Through Sustainability Reports By Indian and Multinational Companies’ in Global Business Review, Vol. 13.3 (September – December, 2012) (Co-authored).
Tewari, R. & Sharma, R. (2011). ‘Managerial Skills for Managers in the 21st Century’, in Review of Management, Vol. 1, No. 3, July – September, 2011.
Tewari, R. & Dave, D. (2011). ‘Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility in Annual Reports: A Comparative Study of Indian Companies & Multi-National Corporations’ in Journal of Management & Public Policy, June, Vol.2, No. 2.
Saraswat, A.; Mammen, T.; Agja, J. & Tewari, R. (2010). ‘Building store brands using store image differentiation’ in Journal of Indian Business Research, 2010, Vol. 2, Issue 3.
Tewari, R. (2010). ‘Information and Technology Sector – A Champion in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Myth or Reality’, in Great Lakes Herald, March, Vol 4. No. 1.
Tewari, R. (2009). ‘CSR and SME’s: Challenges in Developing Economies’, in NSHM Journal of Management Research and Applications (NJMRA) December, Vol. 1.
Tewari, R. (2009). ‘Consumer Awareness and Product Quality Consciousness in India: An Understanding through the Pesticide Issues in Colas’ in Synergy - Journal of Management, July- December, Vol. 11, No. 2.
Tewari, R. (2009). ‘Job Satisfaction Level of Scientists in Government Owned Research and Development Organizations in India’, in Icfai Journal of Management Research (IJMR) in April.
Tewari, R. (2009). ‘Understanding Applied Yield Management Practices in Hotel Industry using Simulation Techniques’ in Indian Management Research Journal (IMRJ), April- Oct, Vol. – I, issue II.
Tewari, R. & Shah, R. (2016). ‘Communication Of CSR Responsibility Through Press Releases: Analysis Of Indian And Multinational Companies’ in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Engineering and Management Education and International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship published by Centre For Global Business Studies, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad. ISBN: 978-3-942100-43-4
‘Techies Shall Prove it Too: Proactive and Innovative Efforts for Female Inclusion in a Technology Company – A Case Study’ in an Edited book titled, ‘Gender Inclusivity in India: Perspectives and Case Studies’, Sage Publication
Tewari, R. & Pathak, T. (2014). ‘Sustainable CSR For Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises’, in Proceedings of the 20th International Sustainable Development Research Conference Trondheim 18-20 June 2014; ISBN: 978-82-91917-34-4; Published by Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Norway.
Tewari, R. & Sharma, R. (2010). ‘Behavioral Training on Personality Traits of Management Students’ in Dynamics Of Change –Micro and Macro Perspective by Excel India Publishers – Delhi in Jan
Tewari, R. & Pandey, N. (2009). ‘An Empirical Investigation into the Relationship between Mission Statements and Stakeholder Management’ in a monograph titled Convergence of Corporate Governance Norms by Cygnus, Kolkata in September, ISBN 819077412-3
Tewari, R. and Sharma, R. ((2009). ‘A Study of the Relationship between Academic Performance and Soft Skills of Management Students’ in Human Resource Management in Context of Global Meltdown by Excel India Publishers – Delhi.
Tewari, R, (2009). ‘Corporate Governance in India’ in ICFAI Reader in July.
Tewari, R, and Verghese S. (2009). ‘Soft Skills – A needs assessment in India’, published in Study ICFAI, January.
Tewari, R. (2009). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case for India’, in Vision 2020, Managerial Challenges and Strategies, Wisdom Publications, New Delhi, in January.
Tewari, R. (2008). ‘Partnership between NGO and Corporate for Sustainable Development: New Perspective’, in Innovation in Business Management, by Macmillan Publication, New Delhi in December.
Thakkar, C.; Tewari, R. & Pathak, T. (2017). Heritage Hospitality: The Dilemma of Sisri. Submitted to Centre for Cultural Resources and Training
Pathak, S. & Tewari, R. (2017) ‘At the Crossroads’; Under review in The Case Journal
Tewari, R. & shah, R. ‘International benchmarking of CSR Communication by Manufacturing and Services Sector in India’ at the 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainability organized by IIM Shillong on 17-19 March, 2016
Sharma, E. & Tewari, R. ‘Teaching Sustainability Through Traditional Wisdom’ at 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainability organized by IIM Shillong on 17-19 March, 2016
Mankodi, K. & Tewari, R. ‘Presented a paper titled CSR in Business Clusters for Sustainable Regional Development: A Case Study’ at the 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainability organized by IIM Shillong on 17-19 March, 2016
Tewari, R. & Shah, R. ‘Communication Of CSR Responsibility Through Press Releases: Analysis Of Indian And Multinational Companies’ at 9th International Conference on Engineering and Management Education and International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship organized by Gujarat Technological University on 24-26 February, 2016 in Ahmedabad.
Pathak, S. & Tewari, R. ‘Bad News Communication: Process and Strategies Adopted by Medical Practitioners in India’, at the 24th Annual Amic Conference on 10-13 June, 2015 in Dubai
Tewari, R. & Sharma, E. ‘Investigating the Gap between Self Perception and Observed Behavior to Prepare Professional Students for the Job Market” at the Ahmedabad University Conferences on Management (AUCOM-15) held on 6-7 Feb, 2015 at Ahmedabad.
Tewari, R. Pathak, T. “Sustainable CSR For Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises” at 20th International Sustainable Development Research Conference organized by Norwegian University of Science and Technology held on 18-20 June 2014 at Trondheim, Norway.
Tewari, R. & Sharma, R. “Mentoring for Effective Positive Workforce: A Case Study” at the International Conference on Modern Strategies for Management of Business, Economy, Services vis a vis Social Sciences –A Sustainable Approach” organized by Krishi Sanskriti on 5th and 6th April 2014 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Tewari, R. ‘Teaching Environmental Sustainability using Hinduism as a Tool’, at the 2nd International Conference on Education for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals, held at Banaras Hindu University on 16th -18th November, 2013.
Tewari, R. & Pathak, S. ‘Communication of Corporate Social Responsibility through Press Releases: Analysis of Indian and Multinational Companies’ at National Seminar on Ethics and Indian Ethos held at Udaipur on 27th – 28th July, 2013.
Tewari, R. India – Then and Now: New York Times (NYT) Perspective at the AMIC 2013 Conference held at Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 4 – 7 July, 2013
India CSR Communication through Annual Reports at 4th International Conference on Corporate Governance organized by Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad on 10th-11th December, 2012.
Tewari, R. & Thomas, S. Portrayal of Women in Indian Annual Reports: Representation of Opportunities at International Conference on Public Policy and Governance 2012 at Bangalore organized by Department of Management, Indian Institute of Science on 4-6th September, 2012.
Tewari, R. ‘Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communication through Websites: Analysis of Indian and Multinational Companies (MNCs), at the 21st AMIC Conference – ‘Forty Years of Media and Communication in Asia: Retrospect, Introspect and Prospects’ at Selangor, Malaysia, on 11th – 15th July, 2012.
Tewari, R. ‘CSR Communication through Annual Reports: to Whom, How Much and Why?’ at the National Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility organized by XIMB and TISS at Bhubaneswar on 9-11 Feb, 2012.
Saraswat, A.; Mammen, T. & Tewari, R. ‘Building Store Brands Using Store Image Differentiation’ at the 2nd International Conference on Brand Management organized by I.M.T. Ghaziabad, on Jan, 8th - 9th, 2010.
Tewari, R. ‘Behavioral Training on Personality Traits of Management Students’ at International HR Conference managed by Indian Education Society’s Management College and Research Centers – Mumbai on 6th January, 2010.
Tewari, R. ‘Information and Technology Sector – A Champion in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Myth or Reality’ at the International Conference titled Managing Responsibly with Confidence organized by Yale-Great Lakes Center for Management Research on 20th December, 2009 at Chennai
Tewari, R. & Pandey, N. ‘An Empirical Investigation into the Relationship between Mission Statements and Stakeholder Management,’ at the International Conference on Convergence of Corporate Governance Norms organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur and National Foundation for Corporate Governance in Kolkata on September, 5 – 6, 2009.
Tewari, R. ‘Retail Investor: Role and Relevance of Corporate Governance while making Investment Decisions’ at an International Conference, Business Excellence: The Path Ahead, organized by Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Management studies and Research, Mumbai of March 13th & 14th, 2009.
Tewari, R. ‘Consumer Awareness: An analysis of the pesticide issue, Then and Now’ at a UGC sponsored National Conference on Marketing held a G. H. Patel Institute of Management, Anand on Feb, 21st & 22nd 2009
Tewari, R. ‘CSR as a Business Strategy: Challenges to SME’s in the Developing Economies’ at a National Conference at S. K Patel Institute Gandhinagar, on 22nd – 23rd, January, 2009.
Tewari, R. ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case for India’ at an International Conference, Vision 2020, Managerial Challenges and Strategies at IBS- Ahmedabad in Jan, 2009.
Tewari, R. ‘Partnership Between NGO and Corporate for Sustainable Development: New Perspective’ at the International Conference, Redefining Business Horizons, At Institute of Management Technology in December, 08.
Tewari, R., ‘Corporate Social Responsibility and Organizational Performance: A study in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector’ at the Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference in Sept, 08.
Tewari, R. ‘Gynocentrism’, in ‘SHAKTI’, a National seminar, organized by the ministry of HRD, in Ahmedabad in January, 2001.
Periodical Articles/ Newspaper Articles
‘Employment is not the only aim of Education’ in DNA, Ahmedabad on 27th April, 2015.
‘Ethics must be built into Education’ in DNA, Ahmedabad on 7th May, 2015.
‘Social Concerns can be resolved with the help of education, in DNA Ahmedabad on 19th May, 2015
‘Tutions won’t be required if issues in formal education are resolved’ in DNA Ahmedabad on 3rd June, 2015
‘Communication Skills is Not Language Skills’ in DNA Ahmedabad on 15th July, 2015
Tewari, R. (2017) Case for Impact Investment in Heritage and Development Needs of India. AMSOM-WP-2017-02-03
Sharma, E. & Tewari, R. (2017). Multiple Stakeholders Views on Teaching Business Ethics in India. AMSOM-WP-02-01
Communication as an organizational tool
Applied Communication Consultant at Gala Infrastructure Ltd, August, 2013 onwards and Savvy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd since April, 2013 onwards.
Cyberoam Technology Pvt. Limited and Elitecore Technologies Pvt. Ltd for a period of two years, 2013 onwards.
Consultant to Edifice Foundation, Mumbai since May, 2012 - May, 2013.
Consultant to Task Staffing, Ahmedabad, from June, 2008 - July, 2010.
Attended a Faculty Development Programme in Corporate Governance and Responsibility conducted by IIMB from 25 – 30 May, 2009.
Attended the CSR Curriculum Roll Out workshop at IIM-Bangalore in Sept,07
Conducted a 2 day MDP program for the senior scientists from ISRO on Presentation Skills in July, 2013.
Impactful Communication for Organizational success to engineers at an UK-based technology company.