Prof. Pradip Khandwalla - Director
Prof. Pradip Khandwalla is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has done his MBA from Wharton, Pennsylvania and Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon, USA.
Prof. Khandwalla’s research and teaching contributions have been in organisational theory and design and restructuring of organisations for management of excellence, innovative turnaround management, effective management of public enterprises and governmental organisations, and creativity and innovation. He taught at McGill University, Canada for several years. He was associated with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as a professor from 1975 to 2002. He was L&T Chair Professor of Organisational Behaviour at IIMA from 1985 to 1991 and then the Director of IIMA till 1996.
He has made excellent contribution in the areas of management, organisational sciences etc. by authoring over a dozen books and 80 papers and articles in Indian and foreign journals and learned anthologies. He has served on the editorial/advisory boards of several Indian and internationals journals. He won the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award in the field of HR’ by the World HRD Congress for his immense contributions in enriching the field of management, science, organisational behaviour and leadership.
He has served on the Boards of numerous companies and on the governing councils of several institutions. He has served as a member of Government of India’s National Renewal Fund and as trustee of India Brand Equity Fund Trust. He has won many international and Indian awards. Several international ‘Who’s Who’ carry his biographical entry.