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Cyriac Pattathil Joy

Title: PhD Candidate
Department: Management and Entrepreneurship

Office: 3229 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7404


Cyriac Joy is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in human resource management and organizational behavior studying high potential employees, middle managerial succession, and performance management in healthcare organizations. His other areas of research examines the impact of organizational change, HR attributions, leadership styles, and uncertainty on incumbents of key strategic positions and their successors.

Cyriac teaches:

  • Organizational Behavior (MGMT- 371) at Iowa State University (from AY 2019 to 2021)
  • Human Resource Management (MGMT- 471) at Iowa State University (from AY 2021).

Professional Work Experience

Senior Manager leading the HR team
Teleradiology Solutions (Connecticut, USA / Bangalore, India)
2016 - 2017

Senior Manager leading the Compensation and Benefits team
Bharti – AXA General Insurance (Bangalore, India)
2014 - 2016

Manager - Corporate head office
Fortis Healthcare Ltd (Bangalore-Gurgaon, India)
2009 - 2014

Selected Publications

  • Krishnaswamy, K., & Joy, C. "Organization structures in hospitals/healthcare- Attempting to unfurl the enigma of clinician engagement.", National HRD Network Journal, 5 (2):38-45. Link to Paper