Dr Johnson Abhishek Minz
Dr Johnson Abhishek Minz

Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management

Date of Joining: 01.02.2022


Johnson Minz has done his MPhil and Phd from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. He has joined the Department of Human Resource Management, XISS in the year 2022. Prior to joining XISS he worked in the School of Management and Labour Studies, TISS as an Assistant Professor for 6 years.

Professional Experience

In his academic tenure Johnson Minz has involved himself in various research projects and consultancy assignments of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. His research areas include studying business organisations and value chains, labour and technology, informal economy, Decent Work.
He has supervised several Masters students in their research dissertation and field work, two MPhil scholars in their dissertation and currently involved in supervising three PhD scholars as a Doctoral Advisory Committee (DAC) member of TISS. He has co-organised Industrial Relations conclave in Mumbai and also co-supervised training program on Employment Relations for middle and senior level HR managers of Murugappa Group, Chennai.


He is a member of the Centre for the Political Economy of Labour, University of Strathclyde. As member and part of this global research consortium, he is involved in researching organisations and workers of the ITES sector of India.
He has been invited as guest speaker in various bodies such as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya National Academy of Social Security (PDNASS), Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute (MGLI) Ahmedabad, Commodore Bureau of Sailors (CABS), Indian Navy and University of Lucknow. He has participated in a ‘Case Method Teaching Seminar’ offered by Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) Case Centre. He has been a reviewer for ‘Vikalpa: The journal for decision makers’ of IIM Ahmedabad and also evaluated Masters dissertation for NMIMS, Mumbai.
He has presented several papers in international and national conferences held at IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, Berlin School of Economics and Law, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU). He has contributed articles and book chapters in the Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), Springer Nature and Pluto Press.