Prof. Mishra is the First Young Faculty Research Chair at IIM Indore. His research is in the area of emotions in organizations, stress, well-being, and career issues. One of his papers has been adjudged as the Best Accepted Paper in the Academy of Management Meeting held at Chicago. He is the recipient of the Emerging Diversity Scholar Award from National Centre for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan. He has received the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Award at Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad for the Best Thesis Proposal.